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Canadian Andreescu defeats Greek Maria Sakkari to advance to Miami Open final

Bianca Andreescu (l) of Canada, and Maria Sakkari, of Greece, meet at the net after Andreescu’s win during the Miami Open tennis tournament early Friday, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The eighth-seeded Andreescu beat No. 23 seed Sakkari 7-6 (7), 3-6, …

Hubert Hurkacz upsets Stefanos Tsitsipas, reaches Miami Open semi final

MIAMI — Hubert Hurkacz of Poland earned his first semifinal berth in a top-level ATP event by rallying past No. 2-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Thursday at the Miami Open.

Hurkacz, seeded 26th, has won three in a row …

Premier, National and KOPA League Fixtures

Friday 2nd April 2021
Vanarama National League
Barnet v Solihull Moors 15.00pm
Saturday 3rd April 2021
Premier League
Chelsea v West Brom 12:30 BT Sport
Leeds United v Sheffield United 15:00 Amazon Prime
Leicester City v Man City 17:30 Sky …

Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari defeats Osaka in Miami Open

Maria Sakkari upset No.2-ranked Naomi Osaka 6-0, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open Wednesday, ending her 23-match winning streak, which included the US Open and Australian Open titles.

Osaka’s defeat ended any chance of reclaiming the No. 1

Greece lucky to escape a home loss to Georgia

Greece actually snatched a point from visiting Georgia in Thessaloniki, instead of conceding two, as the 1-1 result was particularly flattering for the Greeks given their performance at Toumba on Wednesday night for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

The hosts …

Maguire rescues England with late winner against Poland

Harry Maguire smashed home a late winner as England laboured to a 2-1 victory over Poland in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday after an error by John Stones nearly cost the hosts all three points.Maguire swivelled and smashed home a …

Cyprus shock win

Slovenia’s hopes of qualifying looked bright after beating Croatia last week but now are fading fast after a surprise 1-0 loss to Cyprus. The hosts scored against the run of play in the 42nd minute when Ioannis Pittas fired low …

Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches last 16 in Miami

Second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas overcame a mid-match wobble against Kei Nishikori as he sealed a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory on Monday to reach the fourth round at the Miami Open presented by Itau.

The Greek player took commanding leads in …

Kane leads England to 2-0 win in Albania

Harry Kane scored his first England goal since 2019 to lead his side to a comfortable 2-0 win against Albania in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday to top Group I.

Albania initially made things difficult for England but once …

Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Damir Dzumhur to reach Miami Open fourth round

MIAMI — For tennis up-and-comers like Stefanos Tsitsipas, the draw at the Miami Open began to look a lot less daunting even before the tournament began.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer withdrew because of injuries, and Novak Djokovic decided against …