Tesni Evans fended off a fightback from Hollie Naughton to reach the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 26-year-old took the first two games 11-9, 11-8 and looked set for a comfortable victory against the unseeded Canadian.
Leandro Bacuna insists Cardiff City have what Aston Villa lacked three years ago – the unity to stay in the Premier League. The Bluebirds midfielder – who could replace Aron Gunnarssson against Liverpool today – was part of the Villa squad that crashed out of the top level in 2016. It was a divided dressing room, he says, full of finger-pointing accusations among players against a chaotic backdrop of four different managers in the same season.
Mark Williams launched a scathing attack on 'pathetic' World Snooker chiefs after they allegedly denied his son access to his dressing room before his first round victory in Sheffield. The 44-year-old saw off England's Martin Gould 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre to begin his bid for a fourth title.
Georgia Davies tried to find some hope in disappointment after she responded to her failure to qualify for the World Championships in South Korea by winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow. Davies did not attempt to hide her devastation after she failed to make the selection time in the 100m backstroke on the second night at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.
It’s hard to deny that it’s been an underwhelming season for Bala Town, particularly in the second-half of their campaign where until yesterday they had managed just a single victory in Phase 2. Mike Hayes’ second-half winner coupled with a Chris Venables brace might just be the platform the Lakesiders so desperately need to launch their play-off campaign. Bala have not been the competitive outfit that we’ve come to expect in recent campaigns and this season the club are at real risk of missing out on European qualification for the first time in five seasons – a scenario which could make a significant impact on the club’s budget moving forward.
Joel Makin will face No 7 seed Paul Coll after reaching the third round of the El Gouna International in Egypt. The 24-year-old, who had a first round bye, came through his second round tie with local player Mazen Hesham to earn the right to face the New Zealander.
Evan Hoyt won his second ITF World Tennis Tour singles title in the space of a week in Portugal at the weekend. Having won his first ITF singles title of the year seven days earlier, the Llanelli man repeated the feat at the $15,000 event at Quinta Do Lago on... Read More
Welsh tennis star Evan Hoyt has continued his successful start to 2019 by picking up his first singles title of the year. Hoyt, who has already won three doubles titles this year, won the singles title at the $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour event in Portugal at the weekend. The... Read More
Evan Hoyt landed his third ITF World Tour doubles title on the year in Scotland. The Welshman was partnered to victory in the $25,000 Glasgow tournament by fellow Brit Luke Johnson against the American Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard. The British pairing set off at a furious pace in the... Read More
Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun... Read More
Welsh tennis star Evan Hoyt goes into this week’s $25,000 ITF World Tennis Tour event in Glasgow on the back of winning a doubles title win in Devon. The right-hander partnered fellow Brit Luke Johnson to victory in the final of the $25,000 ITF event in Barnstaple at the weekend.... Read More
James Story's historic run at the Australian Open is over... Read More