P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost in quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters.Sindhu lost 16-21,17-21 to world no.1 Tai Tzu Ying while Saina lost to Olympic champion Carolina Marin.Indian campaign this ended at Super 500 event.
Novak Djokovic guided Serbia to semifinals of ATP Cup in Sydney.Djokovic beat Dennis Shapovalov 4-6,6-1,7-6.Serbia joined Australia and Russia in the last four of team event.Spanish star Rafael Nadal lost singles rubber against David Goffin but later teamed up with Pablo Carrano Busta to win decisive doubles against Belgium to reach final.Spain will face hosts Australia in Saturday’s semifinal.
Lionnel Messi laments his side’s careless errors after Barcelona lost in semifinals of Spanish Super Cup.Atletico Madrid came back from a goal down to beat Barcelona 3-2 to reach final.Atletico Madrid will face rival Real Madrid in Sunday’s final.
IOA chief Narinder Batra asked Rowing Federation of India to review its decision to ban Dattu Bhokanal for two years after Indian stopped the race midway during singles sculls at 2018 Asiad.Dattu won gold medal in quadruple sculls in that Asian Games.
Virat Kohli became the fastest captain to reach 11000 international runs when he played T20I against Sri Lanka in Pune.
By Shailesh Padhye for Sportsnasha.com