Latest Sports Updates 08-09-2021 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

US Open

Second seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia reached semifinals of US Open after beating Zandschulp 6-3,6-0,4-6,7-5 on Tuesday.He will face 12th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime in the last four.Canadian benifitted from second set retirement from 18 year old Alzaraz in his quarterfinal at night.Among women,second seed Sabalenka beat Krejcikova 6-1,6-4.Sabalenka will face teenager Fernandes next who marched into the semifinal.

Wrestling

Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat underwent right elbow surgery on Wednesday.She has already pulled out of next month’s World Championships.

Multi Sport

Devendra Jhajaria,hockey coach Baldev Singh and Venkatesh Prasad have been named in National sports awards selection committee.

GolfA

Aditi Ashok and Tvesa Malik are among large number of female golfers who will compete at this week’s V P Bank Swiss Openon Ladies European Tour.

Football

Premier league clubs could face sanctions from FiFA if they play South American players.

Formula One

Alex Albon will join Nicholas Latifi at Williams F1 team for 2022.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

 

 

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