Sat Oct 30 2021
Pilihan utama, Andrey Rublev, tersingkir daripada Kejohanan Tenis Terbuka St Petersburg selepas tewas straight set kepada pemain Belanda daripada pusingan kelayakan, Botic van de Zandschulp, dalam suku akhir awal pagi tadi.
Keputusan 6-3, 6-4 itu turut menyaksikan pemain di ranking ke-69 dunia, Van de Zandschulp, yang layak ke suku akhir Terbuka Amerika Syarikat tahun ini, memperoleh kemenangan pertamanya ke atas pemain dalam kelompok 10 terbaik dunia sepanjang kariernya.
Pemain berusia 26 tahun itu juga layak ke separuh akhir Kejohanan ATP buat kali pertama sejak bergelar pemain profesional.
Dia akan berepan juara edisi 2011, Marin Cilic -- yang menewaskan pilihan ketiga, Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 -- dalam perebutan ke final.
Zalatoris & Day share Torrey Pines lead
As Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas struggled on day three, Will Zalatoris made a major move at Torrey Pines as he eyes a first PGA Tour win.
Colombia enduring wretched goalless run to leave World Cup hopes in doubt
After another game without scoring in World Cup qualifying, Colombia are facing a battle to qualify for Qatar 2022.
Fury v Whyte confirmed after Warren wins record purse bid
Dillian Whyte will get a first chance at a heavyweight title, but it was Tyson Fury's promoters who won Friday's purse bid.
Egan Bernal says he almost died following horror training crash
INEOS Grenadiers rider Egan Bernal thanked hospital staff as he continues to recover following his horrific training crash.
Vlahovic primed to be Serie A's new poster boy as he ignores pull of Premier League for Juventus
Juventus have their man. Dusan Vlahovic has joined the club for an initial €70million, choosing them over the Premier League.
Winter Olympics: Team Canada reveal five COVID positives in Beijing camp
Canada will not be the only nation to experience COVID-19 cases at the Beijing Olympics, announcing five positives in their camp on Friday.
Florence and the talent machine: Vlahovic and the players who left Fiorentina in big moves
After Dusan Vlahovic sealed a move to Juventus, Stats Perform looked at other big stars who left Fiorentina.
Juventus seal €70m Vlahovic deal
Juventus have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Serie A's joint-top scorer Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina.
AFCON matchday preview: Aboubakar chases history as Tunisia seek semi-finals at last
Cameroon and Tunisia are two of the remaining Africa Cup of Nations heavyweights who are targeting semi-final places on Saturday.
Former Zimbabwe captain Taylor hit with three-and-a-half-year cricket ban
Brendan Taylor has been banned from cricket until July 2025 after accepting ICC charges over delayed disclosure of a spot-fixing approach.