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Reema Juffali, a Saudi female race driver, is thrilled to be returning to Dubai

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Juffali’s progress in the racing world has been astounding, with stints in Formula 4 and the British F3 Championship earning her global recognition.

Reema Juffali returned to iconic landmarks after beginning her career as Saudi Arabia’s first female race driver in Dubai. Juffali’s progress in the racing world has been astounding. With stints in Formula 4 and the British F3 Championship earning her global recognition.

Juffali was the best female driver in British F3 last year.

But now, the 29-year-old driver wants to put her skills to the test in endurance racing. Beginning with the 24 Hours of Dubai race at the Dubai Autodrome on January 14-15. “Yeah, it’s come full circle (life as a race driver).”

“Coming back here after two and a half years to race and compete in the 24 Hours of Dubai is very much than I expected. And I’m just excited to get back on the track,” Juffali said, adding that she would be racing for her new group, SPS Automotive Performance.

Juffali admits that endurance racing would necessitate a different set of skills from her as a driver. “Yes, in single-seater racing, you drive at full throttle from start to finish. However, you may have to drive at 70% of your maximum capacity in endurance racing and, hopefully, nurse mechanical issues or worn-out tires. As a result, a completely different strategy is required,” she explained.

Reema Juffali

Reema Juffali

I’m going to learn a lot of new things for myself. But I’m doing all are I can to be as prepared as possible for the race.”

The following two years will be crucial for the Saudi trailblazer. Who hopes to engrave her name in the legendary Le Mans. “It’s (the Dubai event) unquestionably a step toward the goal of Le Mans. First, however, you’re aware that endurance racing necessitates a different mindset. “And the only course to get that experience is to participate in these races,” she explained.

Of course, Le Mans is the pinnacle of endurance racing. You will undoubtedly see me participating in more of these races in the coming years to fulfill my dream of competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.”

Finally, Juffali explained what it meant to be named ambassador for last year’s Saudi Arabian Formula One Grand Prix. “You know, one of the most common questions I get is what my most significant achievement or memory in racing is.

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Tsitsipas wins in the end in a five-set epic at the Australian Open

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Tsitsipas survives a five-set epic

On Monday, fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas wins an attritional fourth-round battle with American Taylor Fritz. Coming from a set down double to win 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-4 and advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals.

At just after midnight on Rod Laver Arena, the Greek broke Fritz’s resistance to set up a meeting with Italian 11th seed Jannik Sinner. Tsitsipas wins Who will be attempting to reach the semifinals for the third time in his career.

Tsitsipas appeared out of sorts and tense at times, but his more excellent experience on the big stage eventually paid off as he earned the decisive break in the fifth set before winning.

Fritz, who was playing in his first Grand Slam fourth round, converted only two of his 15 breakpoints and will be disappointed that he did not become the first American male to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal in two years.

“It was an epic match,” the 23-year-old said. “I showed everything out there on the court today.” “I’m please with how I fought.

Tsitsipas wins in the end

Tsitsipas wins in the end

“I’m completely overwhelmed. It’s almost too good to be true. I knew it would be physical. And I knew I had to be patient, and it paid off in the end.”

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev yelled at French chair umpire Renaud Lichtenstein over a recently revised rule limiting players to three minutes off the court, with an additional two minutes if they change their clothes.

After a tough 6-2 7-6(4) 6-7(4) 7-5 win over American Cressy on a sweltering day at Margaret Court Arena. The 2nd seed said players needed more time to cool off on hot days.

“The thing is, I know that in 35 (degree) heat when you’re playing in the sun. So I’m going to need to change after two sets because you’re going to get wet,” he explained to reporters. Medvedev, who finished second to Djokovic last year, will face Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada. Who defeated Croat Marin Cilic in 4 sets, for a place in the semifinals.

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Pieters of Belgium wins the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

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When everyone else was slipping, Belgium’s Thomas Pieters stood firm.

An Pieters of Belgium wins even-par round of 72 may not reveal how well he played on a golf course that was becoming increasingly hostile by the minute, but it was enough to win him the $8 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

Pieters’ win was his sixth on the DP World Tour and his second in his last three starts. He will turn thirty years old on Thursday, and he will have plenty to celebrate. He will move up to world No. 31 inside the all-important top-50 that grants players automatic entry into significant championships and will receive a whopping $1.36 million check (AED 5 million).

Pieters finished with a solitary birdie (on the par-3 8th) and a solitary bogey (on the par-5 11th) for a 72, bringing his four-day total to 10-under par 278.

Shubhankar Sharma (71) of India and Rafael Cabrera-Bello (70) of Spain were tied for second, one shot behind Pieters. Sharma’s finish was his best in a Rolex Series event, surpassing his tied seventh in Italy and Turkey in 2019. Both Sharma and Cabrera-Bello birdied the final hole to finish one stroke ahead of Frenchman Victor Dubuisson (69) and Norway’s Viktor Hovland, the world number seven, tied for fourth at 8-under par 280.

Josh Hill, a 17-year-old amateur from Dubai who cut spectacularly, battled hard but shot a three-over-par 75 with three bogeys in the final four holes. He tied for 58th place with a three-over-par 291.

Pieters of Belgium wins

Pieters of Belgium wins

Pieters began the day at 10-under par, one stroke behind overnight leader Scott Jamieson and tied with Shane Lowry of Ireland.

Lowry, who won the title in 2019 and then went on to win the Open Championship at Royal Portrush, faded after a triple-bogey seven on the first hole. Jamieson did not last long either; four birdies in his first five holes meant Pieters had new rivals.

“Some of the world’s best players were here this week, which gives me a lot of confidence that I’ll finish high on the leaderboard and compete with them.” So there’s a lot to look forward to right now.”

Jamieson finished in a tie for the tenth place after shooting a 77.

The highest-ranked player in the field, world number two Collin Morikawa (75), finished tied 62nd, while McIlroy (69) finished tied 12th. The DP World Tour then heads to Dubai for the $8 million Slync Dubai Desert Classic, the second Rolex Series event in a row.

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Messi makes a comeback, Ramos scores, and PSG cruises

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PSG wins 4-0 over Reims to extend their Ligue 1 lead to 11 points.

Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 4-0 victory through Reims on Sunday, restoring their Ligue 1 lead to 11 points thanks to the return of Lionel Messi and another marquee signing, Sergio Ramos.

Nice had earlier closed the gap to 2-0 with a win at Metz. After that, however, three of the teams immediately behind them were defeated.

Messi started on the bench after returning from Covid, while Kylian Mbappe returned to the starting lineup after a groyne strain, and Ramos made only his second league start of the season. Keylor Navas, the team’s goalkeeper, also returned, rushing back into the lineup after a bout of Covid during to an injury to Italy’s Gianluigi Donnarumma.

PSG took the lead in the final minute of a sluggish first half, thanks to Marco Verratti’s first Ligue 1 goal since May 2017.

After the break, PSG picked up the pace.

Ramos scores

Ramos scores

Ramos, who joined the club from Real Madrid in the summer, scored his first goal. The central defender was the first to react to a loose ball from a PSG corner. After Predrag Rajkovic parried his first shot, the Spaniard responded quickly to slam the rebound.

That goal not only tied Ramos with Messi for the most league goals this season, but it also signaled Messi’s arrival. Messi decor up Verratti for a shot that deflected off two defenders and into the top corner in the 67th minute. PSG matched their biggest league win with a fourth goal from Danilo Pereira. Earlier, Khephren Thuram’s goal set up a crucial 2-0 away win for Nice, who defeated strugglers Metz to reclaim second place.

Stephy Mavididi scored twice in stoppage time after Elye Wahi gave the home team a 13th-minute lead. Wissam Monaco fell to seventh place after Ben Yedder and Vanderson scored.

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