Spaniard Rafael Nadal launched his bid for a ninth consecutive crown in Monte Carlo in style by overpowering Australian Marinko Matosevic 6-1 6-2 in the second round on Wednesday. Third-seed Nadal recorded his 43rd victory in a row at the claycourt event.
Badminton set for line-call review
Kuala Lumpur: Badminton is set to follow tennis and football by introducing technology to review disputed line-calls, officials said today, in an attempt to ease one of the sport's major flash-points.
A test set-up will be used at next month’s Sudirman Cup in Malaysia before the new system goes live at the Indonesian Open in September.
Kashyap, Sindhu win
New Delhi: P Kashyap and P V Sindhu won their first round matches in the men’s and women’s singles event in the Badminton Asia Championship here on Wednesday.
Record opening stand
New Delhi: Nikhil Yadav (150*) and Arun Hamroll (113*) put up a record 281-run partnership to help Delhi Gymkhana hammer Kranti Star by 10 wickets in DDCA league. In Om Nath Sood cricket, Rajasthan Cricket Association beat Sporting Cricket Club.