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Sunday , May 18 , 2014
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Tough day for Lahiri and SSP

Manila: It was a tough day for SSP Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri as both slipped in the third round of the Philippine Open. Both the golfers hit four-over 76. While SSP was down to tied 25th, Lahiri was tied 37th.

Girona: Gaganjeet Bhullar made the cut at the Open de Espana here. Bhullar, who shot 71 on the first day to lie 18th, hit 74 in the second round to card a total of one-over 145. He was tied 26th.

Calcutta: The Indian men’s recurve team, comprising Sanjay Boro, Atanu Das and Thupuvoyi Swuro, set up a gold medal clash with Korea in the Archery World Cup Stage II at Medellin. They defeated China 5-3 in the semi-finals.

Mumbai: Dilip Kumar of Railways stunned Aditya Mehta 3-1 in a Group A tie at the CCI Classic billiards & snooker meet, on Saturday.

Rome: Novak Djokovic survived an Italian Open dogfight on Saturday, this time around beating big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 to reach the final.Djokovic was subjected to an onslaught of power by Raonic, but eventually got the upper hand to book a final berth. He will be up against top seed Rafael Nadal, who waltzed past 12th seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-2