International Sports News as on 22.08.17
SPORTSNASHA Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Championship Chess, Glasgow, India's Ace Stuttler Kidambi Srikanth, La Liga Cup Football, Madrid, rafael nadal becomes no.1, ronaldo, World Championship Badminton, World Rankings of Tennis
World Championship Badminton, Glasgow
India’s Ace Stuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the Second Round of World Badminton Championship. Srikanth defeated Russia’s Sergey Siranth 21-13, 21-12 in less than 30 minutes.
World’s No. 8, Srikanth is all,set to take on France’s Lucas Corvee today.
Abu Dhabi Championship Chess, Abu Dhabi
After 3 consecutive draws, India’s Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli defeated Azerbaijan’s C. M. Suleymanil after 40 moves. 12 years Suleymanil gave a good fight to World’s No. 9.
Till now Harika has won 3 matches, drew 3 and lost 1 match in the tournament.
World Ratings of Tennis
Rafel Nadal has got the 1st spot in World Tennis ratings after 3 years. In July 2014, Nadal has got the spot. Due to his injuries and mediocre performance, he was not able to gain the much wanted spot by all Tennis Stars.
La Liga Cup Football, Madrid
in absence of Star Striker Ronaldo, Real Madrid won their first match against De’Portivo La Koruna 3 -0.
In one sided encounter, Gareth Bale, Casemero and Tony Crus scored 1 goal each.
Australia cancelled their practice match due to rains and bad ground conditions.