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Sizzling Manika secures Chile Open final berth

other Updated: Aug 13, 2011 23:47 IST

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Sizzling Manika secures Chile Open final berth

Montreal: In one of the major upsets of the year, ace Indian table tennis player Manika Batra defeated Japan’s top-seeded Kasumi Ishikawa in the semi-final of the Under 21 Women's Singles event at the Chile Open in Santiago.
The fourth-seeded Indian recovered from a two games to nil deficit to win 8-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 14-12, 13-11..

Bopanna-Qureshi lose

Montreal: Indian challenge ended at the ATP Rogers Cup as Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi conceded their doubles quarter-final match to top seeds Mike and Bob Bryan due to an injury to the Indian Davis Cupper. The Indo-Pak pair was locked 3-3 in the opening set but opted out when Bopanna developed some problem in his left ankle.

Vidit moves to 4th

chennai: Indian IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi continued his fine run as he defeated Croatian Grandmaster Sasa Martinovic to be in fourth position with 7.5 points while GM B.Adiban and GM S.P.Sethuraman were held to draws in the 11th round of 50th World Junior Chess Championship.

Gangjee makes cut

Springfield: A bogey-free four-under 68 saw Rahil Gangjee make a smart move upwards in the leaderboard after second round of the Price Cutter Charity Golf Championships at Highland Springs Country Club. Gangjee, who had a 70 in the first round, had just one birdie on 16th in his first nine holes after starting from the tenth.

CLT20 ties to be shifted

Kolkata: Two Champions League T20 matches scheduled at Eden Gardens on October 1 will be shifted to some other venue because of security issues. A CAB official said these matches might be shifted to Bangalore.