ITF $15k men’s tennis tournament: Sasikumar Mukund reaches final
Top seed Sasikumar Mukund beat Seydina Andre of Senegal 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals of the $15,000 ITF men’s tennis tournament in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on Saturday.
In the final, Mukund will be challenged by unseeded Martyn Pawelski of Poland.
Beighton Cup: Indian Navy sets up final clash with Punjab National Bank
Indian Navy edged out Indian Oil via penalty shootout to set up a title clash with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) in the 124th Beighton Cup hockey tournament at the SAI astro-turf ground here on Saturday.
Navy and Indian Oil were locked 1-1 after the regulation period, taking the semifinal contest to the tie-breaker. The two sides were tied 3-3 in the regular shootouts before Navy prevailed in the ‘sudden death’ to secure a 4-3 win.
PNB beat Canara Bank 2-0 in the other semifinal.
SCORE: Indian Navy 1 (Sushil Dhanwar 17) vs Indian Oil 1 (Raman 39), penalty shootout: Indian Navy 4 (Prashant, Kuldeep, Ashis, Kuldeep) bt Indian Oil 3 (Sumit Kumar, Talwinder Singh, Vikramjit Singh); PNB 2 (Vishal Antil 27, Gursimran Singh 52) bt Canara Bank 0.