Latest Sports Updates 07-09-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

World no.1 Novak Djokovic was disqualified from US Open after accidentally hitting a line judge during his 4th round clash with Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday.It ended his 26 match winning streak.Alexander Zverev,Borna Coric and Dennis Shapovalov all reached quarterfinals.Among women,4th seed Naomi Osaka advanced while Petra Kvitova suffered defeat.

Football

Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte of Manchester City were tested positive for Coronavirus.

Badminton

Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta got engaged to actor Vishnu Vishal.She shared the news on social media on her 37th birthday on Monday.

Boxing

Olympic bound Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is set to leave for United States for his professional training under TOPS.He expects some pro bouts to prepare himself for Tokyo Olympics next year.

Chess

Five time World champion Vishwanathan Anand said he and arch rival Vladimir Kramnik were on almost level terms when both retired.

Hockey

Indian woman hockey player Neha Goyal feels ultimate aim of the team is to create history at Tokyo Olympics.

Basketball

LA Lakers beat Houston Rockets 117-109 to level the Western conference semifinals series on Sunday night.Milwaukee Bucks beat Heats in Eastern conference semifinals.

Athletics

Former world champion Johannes Vetter recorded second best javelin throw in history at Poland meet on Sunday.His effort of 97.76m is just less than a meter of Jan Zelezny’s world record.

 

By Shailesh Padhye