Latest Sports Updates 19-02-2021 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

4th seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia reached his first Australian Open final after beating Stefanos Tsistipas 6-4,6-2,7-5 in the semifinal on Friday.Medvedev extended his winning streak to 20 matches after straight sets win in front of more than 7000 fans at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.Meanwhile Ankita Raina and Rakhimova won women’s doubles title at WTA 250 event in Melbourne.

Badminton

BWF has extended qualification period for Olympics by about a month to June 15th.It gives chance for players to select the tournaments.National coach Pullela Gopichand feels it is good for Indian players.

Football

Indian football team’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying round matches have been postponed to June.

Basketball

Brooklyn Nets beat Los Angeles Lakers 100-98 in NBA on Thursday night.Raptors beat Bucks in another game.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet