HALLE WESTFALEN: Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Halle on Sunday.
LONDON: Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town on Friday signed towering Belgian international striker Laurent Depoitre from Portuguese giants Porto in an undisclosed club record deal.
SYDNEY: India’s Kidambi Srikanth overcame compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 to reach the semi-finals of badminton’s Australian Open in Sydney on Friday.
SINGAPORE: American MMA fighter Holly Holm broke her three-fight losing streak in Singapore yesterday, knocking out Brazilian Bethe Correia with a kick to the head.
ASSEN: World championship leader Maverick Vinales rebounded from his struggles in Barcelona with the fastest time across the first two practice sessions on Friday ahead of the Dutch MotoGP.
WASHINGTON: Jordan Spieth fired a one-under par 69 to seize a one-stroke lead over fellow Americans Patrick Reed and Troy Merritt after Friday’s second round of the US PGA Travelers Championship.
HALLE WESTFALEN: Eight-time champion Roger Federer reached the quarter-finals of the Halle grass court tournament for a 15th time on Thursday with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 win over German serve-and-volleyer Mischa Zverev.