Teen sensation PV Sindhu won the Swiss International badminton tournament on Sunday, beating Carola Bott of Germany 21-11. 21-11. Prajakta Sawant and Pradnya Gadre won the women's doubles title. In the men's doubles, Akshay Dewalkar and Pranav Chopra finished runners-up.
Yuki wins ITF futures title
Yuki Bhambri is on a roll. After clinching the Nationals hardcourt title in the capital last week, the 19-year-old defeated South African Ruan Roelofse 7-5, 7-5 to win a $15000 ITF futures tournament in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday. Yuki and his partner VM Ranjeet won the men’s doubles title as well.
Kucharski named new TT coach
Indian paddlers' long wait for a foreign coach has finally come to an end with the Table Tennis Federation of India appointing Poland's Leszek Kucharski for the job on a one-year contract.
Eight bogeys push Gangjee to 45th
Ponte Vedra, US: Rahil Gangjee lost the momentum in the third round and dropped dramatically with a card of five-over 75 to slip to tied 45th, down from 25th at the Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open on Sunday. Gangjee had a birdie to start with but then had his round dotted with eight bogeys and finished with 75 and a total of six-over 216.
Indian archers flop on concluding day
Kolkata: Indians returned empty-handed on the concluding day of the 17th Asian archery championship to cap a miserable outing in Tehran. Women's compound archer Manjudha Soy was the only Indian running in a medal race on Sunday but she lost to Korean Kwon oh Hyang in the tie-breaker of their bronze medal-play off.