The third week of the fourth Labour Sports Tournament, organised by the Labour Standards Development Authority in Sharjah, witnessed 28 exciting matches in four disciplines.
Habtoor Polo overcame Dubai Wolves by CAFU 7-6 in a thriller to reach the semi-finals of the IFZA Gold Cup 2021.
"I am sad to have lost in the most important tournament of the year for me, but life goes on, it is nothing more than a defeat on a tennis court," said 35-year-old Nadal.
"I was going through a personal family issue, which has been resolved thanks to my wonderful wife,” Hasan said in a statement on Monday.
"He was in my ear the entire match basically, especially when I was two-sets-to-love down. He was encouraging me. He was actually giving me tactics, as well. He was like, 'Hold your serve, get an easy first ball, then dictate, go to his backhand.' He was coaching me, literally," said Djokovic.
The 35-year-old, who won the second of his two titles at the All England Club in 2010 and landed the Olympic singles title in 2008, revealed his decision on his Twitter feed.
Ariane Luthi, the current UCI Marathon world ranking leader, edged her Swiss compatriot and reigning World Champion Ramona Forchini to win the HERO Dubai Hatta Elite Women’s 60km Race on Friday, while Martin Stosek of the Czech Republic took the men’s Elite 60km crown.
Doug Watson dominated the opening day of the 2021-22 UAE horse racing season on Friday after clinching victory in four of seven races on the card.
The son of two former professionaltennis players, Fritz turned pro in 2015 after winning the Junior US Open. Heplays an aggressive baseline game with a formidable serve. He also adds sharpcross-court shots – on the back and forehand – that his competitors find hardto return.
In the other group, Russia will compete with Iran, Paraguay and Japan — the team they defeated in the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals in August to win their third world title — for the two semi-final spots from Group B.