Legendary tennis player Rafael Nadal is not going to participate in the Miami Open this year.
Sports Bulletin of March 13
TV9’s special sports bulletin is present, covering the sports news of the country and the world. In this bulletin of ours, you will get to know every little big news related to sports. From tennis court to football field updates will be found here. In today’s bulletin, we will tell you the special news related to the greats of tennis. Tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has won 21 Grand Slams (Rafael Nadal) Miami Open (Miami Open) are not going to participate. Whereas former world number one player Naomi Osaka ,Naomi Osaka) had to face defeat in the BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament. However, this match was in a lot of controversies.
Apart from this, there will also be talk of I-League where defending champions Gokulam Kerala thrashed Kenkare FC 6-2 while Trough FC thrashed Churchill Brothers 2-0. Mehuli Ghosh of West Bengal won the gold medal by defeating Tilotama Sen of Karnataka 17-9 in the women’s 10m air rifle event of the National T2 Trials on Sunday. Russian player Daniil Medvedev, playing his first tournament after taking the top spot in the world rankings, lost in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Mehuli Ghosh wins gold in T2 trials
Mehuli Ghosh of West Bengal won the gold medal by defeating Tilotama Sen of Karnataka 17-9 in the women’s 10m air rifle event of the National T2 Trials on Sunday. Youth Olympic silver medalist Mehuli had finished second in the T1 trials on Friday. Tilotama, however, won the Junior Women’s 10m Air Rifle T2 Trial. She also finished second in the youth T2 competition, winning three medals on the day. Elavenil Valarivan of Gujarat won the silver medal with 37 points. The Indian teams for the upcoming World Cup and Junior World Cup in Baku will be selected on the basis of these trials. In January, the trials were postponed due to the Kovid-19 pandemic.
Update of Saturday’s matches in I-League
Defending champions Gokulam Kerala thrashed Kenkare FC 6-2 while Trough FC thrashed Churchill Brothers 2-0 in the I-League football tournament on Saturday. Luka Messen scored a hat-trick as Gokulam’s team managed to reach the top of the points table. Apart from Maesen’s three goals, Jitin, Tahir Zaman and Mohammad Uwais scored one goal each for Kerala team. Akraj Martins and Lester Fernandez scored for Kenkare. On the other hand, Kishan Singh Chongtham and Douglas Santana Veloso scored for Trough against Churchill.
Daniil Medvedev lost in BNP Paribas Open
Russian player Daniil Medvedev, playing his first tournament to top the world rankings, defeated Tomas McHack 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. At the same time, Spanish star Rafael Nadal had to sweat in his match. He defeated his practice partner Sebastian Korda 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 in a match that lasted about two and a half hours. Nadal, who won a record 21st Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January, has also won titles in Melbourne and Mexico and is now looking to clinch a fourth trophy at the Indian Wells here. Other seeded players including Casper Roode, defending champion Cameron Nouri, Roberto Batista Agut, Reilly Opelka and Carlos Alcarez won their matches. In the women’s section, Jasmine Paolini defeated second seed Aryna Sabalenka 6-3 6-3 in the second round.
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Miami Open
Tennis star Rafael Nadal, ranked fourth in the world rankings, has pulled out of the Miami Open starting March 21. Nadal, who reached the final five times at the Miami Open, won a record 21st major title at the Australian Open earlier in the year. This means that both the men’s and women’s champions of the year’s first Grand Slam will not take part in the Miami Open after women’s champion Ashleigh Barty decided to pull out of the tournament earlier this month. On the other hand, Novak Djokovic announced three days ago that he would not play in Indian Wells and Miami due to non-vaccination. He cannot travel to America because he is not vaccinated.
Naomi Osaka lost
Star player Naomi Osaka, upset by spectator’s abuses, lost to Russia’s Veronika Kudermatova in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament. Osaka suffered a straight set 6-0, 6-4 defeat in a one-sided match. When Osaka was following behind in the first set, a female spectator abused her from the stand. Japan’s player Osaka then went to the chair umpire and asked him to take action, but the umpire said that he did not know who it was and action could not be taken.