Latest Sports Updates 21-08-2022 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Badminton

In the absence of P V Sindhu,focus will be on Indian male shuttlers in the World Badminton Championships starting in Tokyo from Monday.However they have been handed tough draws as H S Prannoy will face former champion Kento Momota in his opener.Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen both of whom played semifinal at last edition may face each other in the quarterfinals if they win in early rounds.In women’s singles,Saina Nehwal will likely to meet former champion Nozomi Okuhara in her second round.

Tennis

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tstisipas beat top seed Daniil Medvedev 7-6,3-6,6-3 to set up final clash against Borna Coric at Cincinnati Masters on Saturday.Croation Coric continued his dream run after beating Britain’s Norrie in straight sets.At WTA event in Cincinnati Petra Kvitova will face Garcia in the final on Sunday.

Golf

Gaganjeet Bhullar finished fifth at International series Korea on Sunday.He carded 4 under 67 in the final round.

 

By Shailesh Padhye

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