Latest Sports Updates 09-02-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Rafael Nadal began his search for record breaking 21st major title with 6-3,6-4,6-1 win over Laslo Djere.Danill Medvedev beat Vasek Pospisil in straight sets.Stefanos Tsistipas,David Goffin and Andrey Rublev all made it to second round.12th seed Pablo Carreno Busta was only high profile player to bow out losing to R Albot in 4 sets.India’s Sumit Nagal lost 2-6,5-7,3-6 to Berankis.Among women,top seed Ashleigh Barty double bagelled D Kovinic 6-0,6-0.Karolina Pliskova,Svitolina and Kuznetsova all advanced.

Cricket

England thrashed India by 227 runs in the first test at Chepauk.Chasing 420,India only managed 192 runs.Virat Kohli top scored with 72.

Athletics

Olympic qualifying marathon event will be held on 7th March in New Delhi.

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks beat Denver Nuggets 125-112 on Monday night in NBA.Spurs beat Warriors 105-100.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet