Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 13th French Open title with 6-1,6-0,6-3 demolition of McDonald in the second round on Wednesday.Dominic Thiem also advanced.Among women,Serena Williams withdrew due to Achilles injury.Victoria Azarenka also bowed out after losing 2-6,2-6 to Schmeidlova.
Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth get decent draws at Denmark Open Super 750 tournament starting October 13.Srikanth will open against Penty while Saina faces Hoyaux in her opener.
National Rifle Association of India said national camp for Indian shooters beginning on October 5 at Dr.Karni Singh shooting range will be optional for players amid Covid-19 pandemic.
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara tested positive for Covid-19.He will miss another clash against Arsenal on Thursday in League Cup.
Ethiopian runner Degitu and coach Haji were tested positive for Covid-19 before flying to England for London Marathon scheduled for Sunday.
Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will consult US doctor for long standing back problem.She is looking to regain top shape ahead of Tokyo Olympics next year.
Indian boxer Amit Panghal says he did not fall behind much during lockdown as he was training with coach.
By Shailesh Padhye