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Tennis star Ons Jabeur is ‘boosting sport in Arab and African countries’

Tennis star Ons Jabeur is ‘boosting sport in Arab and African countries’

DUBAI: Only hours before Tunisian tennis superstar Ons Jabeur launched her Wimbledon 2022 campaign against Sweden’s Mirjam Bjorklund, she was confirmed as world number two, the highest ranking of her career. It was also the highest ever for an African or Arab tennis player, female or male. For Emirati tennis pundit Khalid Al-Ali, Jabeur and …

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Records tumble as cricket set for another income bonanza

Records tumble as cricket set for another income bonanza

Breaking records is in cricket’s DNA. England scored the highest-ever international 50-over total of 498 against the Netherlands last Friday. Off the field, as highlighted in last week’s column, the $6.2 billion e-auction by the Board of Control for Cricket in India of media rights for the 2023 to 2027 cycle of the Indian Premier …

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Tennis 2022: Ellen Perez snubbed for Serena Williams by doubles partner Ons Jabeur, Wimbledon

Tennis 2022: Ellen Perez snubbed for Serena Williams by doubles partner Ons Jabeur, Wimbledon

The tennis world went into meltdown when Serena Williams announced her return, but the news has left one Aussie out in the cold. The tennis world is abuzz as Serena Williams’ comeback draws closer, but one Aussie won’t be as happy as the rest. With Wimbledon less than a week from getting underway, Williams will …

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