Latest Sports Updates 14-10-2021 @ 7.00 p.m.IST

Tennis

Top seed Danill Medvedev was shocked by Grigor Dimitrov in the round of 16 at Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday.Bulgarian Dimitrov beat Medvevdev 4-6,6-4,6-3 to reach quarterfinals.Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsistipas advanced to last eight with contrasting wins over Gael Monfils and Alex De Minaur respectively.

Football

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri beat Brazilian legend Pele’s record of 77 goals.Chhetri scored twice during India’s 3-1 win over Maldives at SAFF Championship on Wednesday.Talismanic striker is now third (79) on the list of active footballers with most international goals.

Golf

Men’s and women’s Australian Open golf has been cancelled due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Chess

15 year old Divya Deshmukh became India’s 21st woman GrandMaster.

Badminton

China beat India 4-1 in Thomas Cup badminton team event at Aarhus on Thursday.SatwikSaiRaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won their doubles match which was lone win for India against Powerhouse China.China meanwhile lost Thomas Cup group match for the first time in 11 years.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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