DJOKOVIC ON COURSE FOR INDIAN WELLS THREE-PEAT
NOVAK Djokovic toppled a resurgent Rafael Nadal in straight sets on Saturday to reach the Indian Wells final, where he will be seeking a third straight and record fifth overall title.
The 28-year-old world No.l 1 was the heavy favourite coming into the joint ATP and WTA Tour event and showed why as he overcame long-time rival and nine-time French Open champion Nadal 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.
HUSBAND-AND-WIFE GOLDEN DOUBLE AT WORLD C'SHIPS
AMERICAN Ashton Eaton successfully defended his world indoor championships heptathlon title on Saturday in Portland in the United States to complete a husband-and-wife golden double that they will aim to repeat at the Rio Olympics.
After Canadian Brianne Theisen-Eaton won the pentathlon on Friday, he followed suit by posting a winning total of 6,470 points, the sixth-highest ever to make them the first married couple to win golds at the same world championships.
ROSBERG OUTRACES HAMILTON IN F1 SEASON-OPENER
NICO Rosberg capitalised on a slow start off pole by world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton and superior tyre strategy over Ferrari to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix yesterday.
The German won his fourth straight GP and 15th overall after stringing together the final three races of 2015 to beat his Mercedes rival Hamilton by eight seconds.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who was faster than the Mercedes pair before needing a tyre change on lap 36, was third.