Sports

Wimbledon: Federer eyes semi-final spot

London : Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will look to book his place in the semi-finals of Wimbledon when he collides with South Africa's Kevin Anderson in the last-eight clash of the men's singles event here on Wednesday.
Earlier, the 32-year-old had defeated France's Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 in a thrilling fourth-round of the championship.
The Swiss tennis star, who has not lost a single set in the tournament so far, will look to continue his winning momentum heading into the quarter-final clash.
As far as the head-to-head record is concerned, Federer holds 100% winning record against his South African opponent as he has played Anderson four times before and clinched all the four matches.
In other clashes of the day, world number twenty one Novak Djokovic will take on world number 28 Kei Nishikori, while Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal will face Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro for a place in the semi-final round.
In women's singles event, American tennis star Serena Williams will cross swords with German tennis player Julia Gorges to cement her spot in the final of the championship.  

CA closes Moeen Ali's racial abuse case citing lack of evidence

Sydney : Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that they have closed their investigation into England all-rounder Moeen Ali's racial abuse claims, due ...

Tiger Woods clinches Tour championship for 80th PGA Tour title

Atlanta : American golfer Tiger Woods has won Tour Championship for 80th PGA Tour title at Atlanta's East Lake Golf Club for the first time in five ye...

Rohit, Dhawan's tons propel India to Asia Cup finals

Abu Dhabi : India dominated arch-rivals Pakistan once again and booked their place in the finals of the ongoing Asia Cup after the Indian side registe...

Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma hails bowlers post crushing win over Pak

Dubai : After notching up a convincing eight-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, India's stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on We...