Three Indian boxers stormed into the finals of the Asian Junior Championships in Dubai with dominating victories in their last-four stage boots. Tanu (52kg), Nikita Chand (60kg) and Vishu Rathee (48kg) were the ones to make the final. However, Ashis (54kg) and Anshul (57kg) ended with bronze medals.
Sania-McHale cruise to semis at Cleveland
India’s Sania Mirza and her American partner Christina McHale cruised to the semifinals of Tennis in the Land tournament with a 6-3 6-3 win over Czech Republic’s Lucie Hradecka and China’s Shuai Zhang in the women’s doubles quarterfinals.
India’s singles challenge ends in US Open qualifiers
India’s singles challenge came to an end at the US Open qualifiers after Prajnesh Gunneswaran was handed a 3-6 4-6 defeat by American Christopher Eubanks in the second round.
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Shubhankar shoots 2-under to be tied-33rd
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma carded a 2-under 68 in the opening round of the European Masters to be placed tied-33rd. Sharma had four birdies, an eagle, two bogeys and a double-bogey. SSP Chawrasia shot a 1-over 71 to be T-96th.
Indian GM Seturaman wins Barcelona Open
Indian Grandmaster SP Sethuraman won the Barcelona Open chess tournament while compatriot Karthikeyan Murali finished third. Agencies