Latest Sports Updates 07-09-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

US Open

Top seed Novak Djokovic moved a step ahead of completing Calendar Grand Slam after he beat local hope J Brooksby 1-6,6-3,6-2,6-2 in the fourth round on Monday night at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York.Serbian will face 8th seed Italian Matteo Berretini in the last quarterfinals.Alexander Zverev who beat Jannik Sinner in straight sets will face Harris in the last eight of the top half.Among women,Bencic,Karolina Pliskova,Sakkari all advanced to quarterfinals.

Cricket

Jos Buttler,Jack Leach returned to England squad for fifth and final test against India starting 10th September.India lead the series 2-1.

Formula One

George Russell will join Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for 2022 season.He will replace Valtteri Bottas who will join Alfa Romeo racing next season.

Football

UEFA has cleared way for away fans to travel for Champions League.Opening Champions league games include Bayern Munich vs Barcelona and Manchester United vs Young Boys.

Boxing

Boxing Ferderation of India seeks three month extension for foreign coaches.It will review after that period.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

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