Sports Updates 06-09-2022 @ 7.00 p.m.IST
Second seed Rafael Nadal was knocked out by Frances Tiafoe in the fourth round of US Open on Monday.Local hope Tiafoe earned his biggest win after toppling Nadal 6-4,4-6,6-4,6-3 in the afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium.Loss means Spaniard missed the opportunity to reach at the top of ATP rankings.Carlos Alcaraz needed five sets to beat former champion Marin Cilic.Alcaraz who is in hunt to become world no.1 this week next faces Jannik Sinner in the quarterfinals.Karolina Pliskova and Sabalenka reached the last eight in women’s singles.
Indian drag flicker Harmanpreet Singh has been nominated for FIH player of the year award.P R Sreejesh and Savita were nominated in the best goalkeeper category.
Badminton Association of India announced cash rewards of approx Rs.1.5 crore for CWG and World Championships medallists.
By Shailesh Padhye