Naomi Osaka, Daniil Medvedev

Naomi Osaka, Daniil Medvedev

Osaka, Medvedev named top seeds for Canadian events | Malay Mail

Osaka, Medvedev named top seeds for Canadian events | Malay Mail

3/8/2021 1:08:00 AM

Osaka, Medvedev named top seeds for Canadian events | Malay Mail

MONTREAL, Aug 3 ― World number twos Naomi Osaka and Daniil Medvedev have been named top seeds for next week's WTA and ATP tournaments in Canada, organizers announced on Monday. Japanese star Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam champion, will be the top seed for the women's event in Montreal while...

channel for the latest updates.MONTREAL, Aug 3 ― World number twos Naomi Osaka and Daniil Medvedev have been named top seeds for next week's WTA and ATP tournaments in Canada, organizers announced on Monday.Japanese star Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam champion, will be the top seed for the women's event in Montreal while Russian Medvedev, who lost to Rafael Nadal in last year's Canadian final, tops the lineup for the ATP Masters Toronto tournament.

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Seedings for the US Open hardcourt tuneup events follow Monday's latest rankings, with Nadal as the second seed, Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas third and Olympic champion Alexander Zverev of Germany seeded fourth."It's especially impressive this year with the Olympic Games and restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic that the top players will be coming to Toronto," Toronto tournament director Karl Hale said.

At Montreal, Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus will be the second seed while defending champion Bianca Andreescu of Canada is seeded fourth. Romanian Simona Halep, the 2016 and 2018 Canadian winner who is a wilcard entrant, was seeded ninth. Read more: Malay Mail »

Genting, Tioman and Melaka shortlisted for proposed travel bubbles, says Nancy Shukri

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the success of the Langkawi travel bubble, domestic tourism will soon be allowed again, tentatively on Oct 1, at three destinations – Melaka, Pulau Tioman and Genting Highlands, says Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.

Simone Biles withdraws from event final for floor exercise at Tokyo 2020 | Malay MailTOKYO, Aug 1 — Simone Biles is withdrawing from the event final for floor exercise at Tokyo 2020, USA Gymnastics said on Sunday, adding that she would make a decision later this week on the one remaining event she is qualified for, the beam. Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from the team...

US top diplomat Blinken to court South-east Asia in virtual meetings next week | Malay MailWASHINGTON, Aug 1 — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet virtually with South-east Asian officials every day next week, a senior state department official said yesterday, as Washington seeks to show the region it’s a US priority while also addressing the crisis in Myanmar. The top US... I don’t see Malaysia in a way is involve? I think if they were to meet with SEA they should meet as a whole of ASEAN. US always looking for places with resources to create concflicts around the world, once no more resources or opportunities to sell firearms, then they pack up and leave the ruins to the ppl they claimed to help

Bergson Da Silva hits hat-trick as JDT rout Perak FC 5-0 | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — Bergson Da Silva's hat-trick helped Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) secure a 5-0 win against Perak FC at the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Iskandar Puteri last night. Benjamin Mora's squad were out to extend their good run in the league and the Brazilian-born import player...

Hamilton rejects ‘gamesmanship’ claims in Hungarian GP pole fight | Malay MailBUDAPEST, Aug 1 — Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said he doesn’t have to resort to “gamesmanship” to beat Formula One title rival Max Verstappen after backing up the Red Bull driver on his way to pole position in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Briton and Mercedes...

Juve confident of signing Locatelli after ‘suitable offer’ to Sassuolo | Malay MailMILAN, Aug 1 — Juventus are confident of signing Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli after making a “suitable offer” to Serie A rivals Sassuolo, the Turin club’s director Pavel Nedved said on Saturday. Locatelli, 23, burst into the limelight as a replacement for injured Marco Verratti...

US teen Nakashima reaches second successive ATP final | Malay MailLOS ANGELES, Aug 1 — American teenager Brandon Nakashima reached his second ATP final is as many weeks by coming from behind to beat Emil Ruusuvuori 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the Atlanta Open on Saturday. The 19-year-old Nakashima, who upset top seeded Milos Raonic in the round of 16, blasted 14 aces in...