Daily Archives: September 7, 2019

US Open: Bianca stuns Serena to win maiden Grand Slam title

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu built a big lead and then held on to upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the US Open final for her first Grand Slam title. Andreescu’s victory prevented Williams from claiming what would have been her record-tying 24th major singles championship.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (September 8) that comprise action from US Open and 4th Ashes Test between England and Australia.

Jamie Murray, Bethanie Mattek-Sands win US Open mixed doubles title

Britain’s Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States captured their second consecutive US Open mixed doubles title on Saturday, defeating top seeds Chan Hao-Ching and Michael Venus 6-2, 6-3.

PKL: Haryana Steelers tame Dabang Delhi 47-25

Naveen Kumar put up a dominant display with 11 raid points as Haryana Steelers thrashed leaders Dabang Delhi KC 47-25 to register their fifth win on the trot in the second match of the Pro Kabaddi League in Kolkata on Saturday.

PKL: Bengal Warriors salvage a draw against Gujarat Fortunegiants

Bengal Warriors squandered a two-point first-half lead to settle for a 25-25 tie against Gujarat Fortunegiants in their opening match of the Kolkata leg of the Pro Kabaddi League at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on Saturday.

Pak foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi holds talks with Chinese foreign minister; discusses Kashmir

Should Dhoni continue? Kumble ‘not sure’ but wants a ‘proper send-off’

Former India captain and coach Anil Kumble is “not sure” whether Mahendra Singh Dhoni fits in the current set-up and wants the selectors to have a “conversation” with him before preparing for a send-off befitting his contribution. Kumble wants the selectors to decide in the next couple of months the way forward.

‘Big Three’ era quickly coming to an end, Nadal warns fans

The 33-year-old Spaniard, an 18-time major champion, will try to add to his trophy haul on Sunday when he faces Russia’s fifth-ranked Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final.

Maduro rejects talks with opposition over envoy’s remarks

Maduro’s comments late Friday came after his chief prosecutor opened an investigation against Vanessa Neumann, the top envoy in London for opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is recognized as Venezuela’s rightful president by the US, United Kingdom and four dozen other nations.

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: Pope

Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44% of its forest over the past 60 years, abetted by illegal exports of rosewood and ebony.