Tressa Jolly and Gayathri Gopichand stunned second seeds Lee Sohee and Shin 14-21,22-20,21-16 to reach women’s doubles semifinals of All England Badminton Champiinships.Men’s doubles pair of Satwik SaiRaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost in the quarterfinals to top seeds Gideon and Kevin.Lakshya Sen reached semifinals in men’s singles after his Chinese opponent Lu Zu withdrew from quarterfinals.
Champions league quarterfinals draw was made on Friday.Chelsea will play Real Madrid while Manchester City face Atletico Madrid.Liverpool vs Benfica and Bayern Munich vs Villarreal complete the last eight line up.
India reached the final of recurve mixed event at Asia Cup archery on Friday.India assured themselves of seven medals.
Indian women’s hockey team striker Vandana Kataria is eyeing gold medal at Asian Games scheduled for later this year.
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios 7-6,5-7,6-4 to reach semifinals of Indian Wells Masters on Thursday. Fourth seed will play compatriot Carlos Alcaraz in the semifinals scheduled for Saturday.
By Shailesh Padhye