ODDS AND ENDS
Tennis: Defending champion Stan Wawrinka was upset by Damir Dzumhur 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. Andy Murray, coming off a bout of shingles, earned a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Malik Jaziri.
Auto racing: Kimi Raikkonen edged Lewis Hamilton for the fastest time in preseason testing Tuesday, a sign that Formula One could be regaining its competitive edge. Raikkonen pushed his Ferrari through a flying lap of 1 minute, 20.960 seconds on Day 2 of tests at the Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. The season starts at the Australian Grand Prix on March 26.
Boxing: Keith Thurman (27-0) and Danny Garcia (33-0) will meet in a welterweight title unification bout Saturday at the Barclays Center in New York. Garcia holds the WBC’s 147-pound belt and Thurman has the WBA’s.