Latest Sports Updates 05-09-2020 @ 9.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

4th seed Stefanos Tsistipas was knocked out by Borna Coric in a thrilling 5 setter at US Open on Friday night.Coric after saving 6 match points won 6-7,6-4,4-6,7-5,7-6 to reach fourth round.World no.1 Novak Djokovic also won in his third round clash with Struff.Among women,Naomi Osaka beat 18 year old Marta 6-3,6-7,6-2 to book last 16 berth.Rohan Boppanna and Dennis Shapovalov made it to second round of men’s doubles.

Football

Chelsea have signed Germany’s attacking midfielder Kai Havertz on a five year deal.

Basketball

Miami Heat beat Milwaukee Bucks 115-100 to push top seeded Bucks on the verge of elimination in NBA playoffs.Houston Rockets beat LA Lakers 112-97 in game one of Western conference semifinals.

Athletics

Perez Japchirchir of Kenya sets women’s half marathon record in Prague.She clocked one hour five minutes and 34 seconds on Saturday.

Cycling

Wout Van Aert wins stage seven of Tour de France.Adam Yates retains yellow jersey.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.British driver clocked 1 minute 18.887s which is the fastest lap in F1 history on Saturday.

 

By Shailesh Padhye