Djokovic retains title
Beijing: Top seeded Novak Djokovic downed David Ferrer of Spain 6-2, 6-4 on Monday to defend his China Open title and claim his second championship of the year. Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki beat No.3 Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to win the rain-delayed China Open final.
Linz: Serena Williams might miss the rest of the 2010 season because her injured right foot hasn’t healed.
Karachi: Pakistan lawmakers Monday threatened to resign from the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports (NASC), if PCB chairman Ijaz Butt does not quit from his post or the government fails to sack him within 24 hours.
Karachi: Out of favour senior batsman Younis Khan is all set to hold talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman in a bid to resurrect his career.
Indore: BCCI’s finance committee chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia Monday said that everyone will have to “accept” the board’s decision to scrap IPL franchises Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.
Meanwhile, Scindia expressed his happiness over the “excellent” organisation of the Commonwealth Games.
Calcutta: ICC Executive Board would discuss spot-fixing allegations against three Pakistan players and the Future Tours Programme from 2012 to 2020, during its two-day meeting, starting Tuesday, according to a media release.
Calcutta: Bengal notched up 322 for 9 at the end of the first day’s play of the C.K.Naydu Trophy match, against Karnataka,on Monday.
Brief scores: Bengal 322/9 (Writam Porel 71) vs Karnataka. Match to continue.
Dubai: ICC Executive Board would discuss spot-fixing allegations against three Pakistan players and the Future Tours Programme from 2012 to 2020, during its two-day meet starting here Tuesday, according to a media release.
Staff reporter & Agencies