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October 11, 2019

Djokovic beaten by Tsitsipas in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Shanghai, Oct 11: Sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece recorded his first win over current world No. 1 at the ATP Shanghai Masters here on Friday as he beat the defending champion Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.The 21-year-old also secured his debut at the ATP Finals in London next month after this biggest win of his career. Tsitsipas will play third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the semi-finals after the 23-year-old saw off Italy's Fabio Fognini, the No. 10 seed, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in 86…

Zverev knocks out Federer in Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Shanghai, Oct 11: Swiss superstar Roger Federer followed Serbian Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals after a three-set defeat of 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3 to Germany's Alexander Zverev here on Friday.The 22-year-old fifth seed will face Austria's Dominic Thiem or Matteo Berrettini of Italy in the semi-finals on Saturday. Federer, the champion in Shanghai in 2014 and 2017, was given a point penalty after losing his temper and twice hitting the ball out the court in the decider, when he was down by…

Kohli 3rd cricketer to slam double tons against 6 nations

Pune, Oct 11: Virat Kohli on Friday broke a slew of records enroute his career-best unbeaten 254 as India posted a mammoth 601/5 in the first innings before declaring on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa.Kohli's 254* is the highest individual score by an Indian captain, surpassing his own record of 243 against Sri Lanka in Delhi in 2017/18. By slamming his seventh double century, Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, both of whom had hit six double hundreds in their stellar careers, to…

Athletes to travel in automatic buses during Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, Oct 11: Japan will be hosting the Summer Olympics for the second time in its history in the months of July and August 2020. It was in 1964 that the country previously hosted the Games and it had then showcased its technological prowess and how it had bounced back from the destruction of the second World War.In keeping with this history, Japan has made some special preparations for Tokyo 2020. One of these is an automatic robotic bus, which can be used by athletes to travel from the Games Village to their competition…

Antigua, Mumbai double tons most special: Kohli

Pune, Oct 11: India skipper Virat Kohli rated his first double hundred in North Sound, Antigua, against the West Indies and the one against England at home as his two most special innings after scoring a record seventh double ton against South Africa in the second Test here on Friday."All double hundreds feel good but if you ask me, Antigua and Mumbai against England. One was away from home and another one against England in challenging conditions," Kohli told BCCI's official website after Day 2's play.…
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