Latest Sports Updates 10-10-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Poland’s Iga Swiatek won her first ever major title after beating Sofia Kenin 6-4,6-1 in the women’s singles final of French Open on Saturday.

Cricket

BCCI’s request for shorter quarantine period ahead of tour of Australia is likely to be rejected.Covid-19 pandemic has forced change in rules for cricket.Players have to be in quarantine for two weeks and be tested before taking on the field.

Formula One

Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg was drafted as a late replacement for Lance Stroll ahead of  Eifel Grand Prix on Sunday.Storll is unwell and missed final practice session.

Basketball

Jimmy Butler’s triple double guided Miami Heat to 111-108 win over LA Lakers on Friday night which kept them alive in NBA finals.Lakers still lead best of seven series 3-2 and can clinch the title on Sunday with a victory.

Cycling

British rider Simon Yates wirhdrawn from remaining stages of Giro d’Italia after testing positive for Coronavirus.

Badminton

Saina Nehwal says she is working on her fitness and not thinking about Olympic qualification.She is currently ranked 22nd in the world and needs to be in top 13 till April next year to seal Olympic berth.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet