Morning updates 16-03-2019

Tennis

Roger Federer eased past H Hurkacz 6-4,6-4 to reach semifinals of Indian Wells Masters.Rafael Nadal had to work a bit before winning 7-6,7-6 against world no.13 Karen Khachanov to set up blockbuster semifinal against his great rival Federer.

Badminton

B Sai Praneeth was the lone Indian survivor at Swiss Open badminton.Sai beat Lucas Corvee 21-13,21-11 to reach semifinals.He will face no.2 seed Chen Long  who beat another Indian Subhankar Dey 21-18,21-17.Qualifier Riya Mookherjee lost to top seed Chen Yufei 10-21,8-21. Women’s Doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lost in quarterfinals.

Football

India has been confirmed as host of FIFA under 17 Women’s World Cup in 2020.

 

 

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