Two time Olympic medallist P V Sindhu lost to nemesis Tai Tzu Ying 13-21,21-15,21-13 in the quarterfinals of BWF Malaysia Open Super 750 event.This is sixth straight defeat for Indian against Tai.In men’s singles,H S Prannoy lost to World no.8 Jonatan Christie 18-21,16-21 which ended India’s campaign at the event.
Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra is confident of breaking 90m barrier in upcoming events.Javelin thrower finished second in Diamond League meet in Stockholm with 89.94m effort.
Third seed Jabeur reached fourth round of Wimbledon with 6-2,6-3 win over Party in women’s singles on Friday.On men’s side,Francis Tiafoe advanced to round of 16.
Tottenham Hotspur signed Richarlison from Everton for £ 60 million.
By Shailesh Padhye