Latest Sports Updates 05-08-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

India’s Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into US Open singles field after several top players pulled out.Sumit played his maiden Grand Slam only last year.US Open begins on August 31st.Meanwhile defending champion Rafael Nadal pulled out due to Covid-19 concerns.

Football

Manchester City have signed Valencia winger Ferran Torres on a five year deal.

Golf

American golfer John Catlin has been removed from English Championship for breaching Covid-19 protocol.Catlin will be replaced by Wilco Nienaber at the tournament beginning later this week.

 

By Shailesh Padhye