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In the world of football, Bournemouth have signed Enes Unal on a permanent deal from Getafe after a successful loan stint beginning January of this year. Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open after defeating Pierre-Hugues Herbert in straight sets. Lexi Thompson has announced her plan to retire at the age of 29 at the end of the ongoing LPGA Tour season.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


Bournemouth sign Enes Unal on permanent deal from Getafe

Bournemouth have signed the Turkish forward, Enes Unal, on a permanent deal from Getafe for a fee in the range of £13m. The 27-year-old, who had joined Bournemouth on loan in the January transfer window, helped them secure a club record Premier League tally of 48 points in the recently concluded season.

Number of Saudi Pro League clubs keen on signing Casemiro in summer

There are a number of Saudi Pro League clubs, which includes Al-Nassr, Al-Ahli, and Al-Qadisiya, reportedly keen on signing the Brazilian midfielder, Casemiro, from Manchester United this summer. As per the report from the Goal, Al-Ahli and Al-Qadisiya are more willing to invest in Casemiro with their finances more than enough to get the deal done.

Mason Greenwood wants to return to Getafe next season: Reports

Mason Greenwood, the Manchester United winger, reportedly wants to return to Getafe next season after playing his last game for them on a loan deal recently according to Teamtalk. Notably after the 22-year-old was not convicted in an alleged attempted rape case, it was mutually decided that he should continue with his football away from Manchester United.

Barcelona to try and bring back Joao Felix for second spell: Reports

Barcelona are reportedly planning to bring back Joao Felx from Atletico Madrid for a second spell at the club after he played last season on loan at the Nou Camp. As per the report from the Sport, the Xavi didn’t want Joao Felix to stay, but his exit has led to the Catalan giants seemingly committing themselves to give him another chance.

Some major results in football are as under:

International Friendlies Women

Indonesia 5-1 Singapore


Novak Djokovic defeats Pierre-Hugues Herbert to advance to French Open round two

Novak Djokovic got the better of Pierre-Hugues Herbert in straight sets 6-4, 7-6(7-3), 6-4 in the first round of the French Open in the night session. After achieving an important win to kick-off yet another Grand Slam campaign, he said, “I'm glad I started the way I started, the way I felt on the court. Comparing to the previous weeks of tournaments I played [recently], I felt good, better. I'm moving in a positive direction.”

David Goffin criticises fans after claiming someone spat chewing gum at him

David Goffin criticised the “total disrespect” from the fans at the French Open after claiming someone spat chewing gum at him during his win in the first round against Giovanni Mpetschi Perricard 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-3. The 33-year-old was quoted as saying, “It's total disrespect. It's becoming like football, soon there will be smoke bombs, hooligans and there will be fights in the stands.”

Formula 1

FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem tells Andretti to buy existing team in F1

The President of FIA, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, gave advice to Andretti to buy an existing team in F1 rather than try to set up their own to enter the sport. The 62-year-old was quoted as saying about the matter, “I would advise them to go and buy another team, not to come as the 11th team. I feel that some teams need to be refreshed. What is better? To have 11 teams as a number or 10 and they are strong? I still believe we should have more teams. But not any teams. The right teams.”


Lexi Thompson to retire at the age of 29 from LPGA Tour

Lexi Thompson, 29, has confirmed that she will be retiring at the end of the ongoing 2024 LPGA Tour season after turning professional nearly a decade and a half ago. The winner of 15 titles on the LPGA Tour, took to her official Instagram account to say, “While it is never easy to say goodbye, it is indeed time. At the end of 2024, I will be stepping away from a full professional golf schedule. I’m excited to enjoy the remainder of the year as there are still goals I want to accomplish.”