Diksha stays in Top-60 of LET after ending forty first in Spain
Diksha Dagar completed 2022 with a modest spherical of 1-over 74 on the Par-73 Alferini Golf course, however ensured full enjoying standing for the following season.
The 2023 season will likely be her fifth successive on the Ladies European Tour (LET).
Diksha, one of many solely two Indian ladies to have received on the LET, completed tied forty first on the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España, the ultimate occasion of the season.
Also ending in tied forty first place was Vani Kapoor (74). A 3rd Indian, Amandeep Drall, couldn’t reproduce the magic of a runner-up end at Hero Indian Open, and ended tied forty fifth.
Diksha was the most effective Indian on the LET Order of Merit at 54th place, whereas Vani Kapoor was 63rd and Amandeep Drall completed 66th.
Tvesa Malik, who was nineteenth in 2021, dropped to 116th. Aditi Ashok, who performed solely seven occasions on LET in 2021, was a hundredth, however may have a very good standing as a three-time winner.
Meanwhile, Caroline Hedwall returned to the winner’s circle for the primary time in 4 years, successful the season-ending Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España. The Swedish star was locked in a battle for the title with Switzerland’s Morgane Metraux after regulation play. They have been tied at 18-under and headed for a playoff.
After enjoying the 18th gap 3 times they went to the seventeenth gap. It was a gap the place Hedwall has had success all week and she or he made the inexperienced in two and sunk her birdie putt to win her seventh LET title.
Photo of Champion Indian Oil workforce, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Diivj Sharan,
Sumit Nagal and Rohan Bopanna.
| Photo Credit: Special Arrangement
Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan powered Indian Oil to a 2-0 victory over Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) within the remaining of the forty first PSPB inter-unit tennis match on the DLTA Complex on Tuesday.
Sumit overcame a stiff resistance from Vishnu Vardhan for a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 victory within the first singles. Competing within the Challenger circuit, Sumit was sharp and took cost of the state of affairs on key factors. Ramkumar closed the competition with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Yuki Bhambri, who not often performs singles lately.
Sumit and Ramkumar additionally arrange a title conflict in singles, by beating Rohan Bopanna and Yuki respectively.
In the ladies’s occasion, the ultimate will likely be between the highest two seeds Ankita Raina and Riya Bhatia.
Men (semifinals): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Rohan Bopanna 9-5; Sumit Nagal bt Yuki Bhambri 9-6.
Doubles (semifinals): Rohan Bopanna & Divij Sharan bt Udit Gogoi & Chandrashekhar Mohanti 6-2; Vishnu Vardhan & VM Ranjeet bt Anup Toppo & Sunny Rajpal 6-1.
Team (remaining): Indian Oil bt ONGC 2-0 (Sumit Nagal bt Vishnu Vardhan 6-4, 3-6, 6-1; Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Yuki Bhambri 6-3, 6-4).
Women (semifinals): Ankita Raina bt Prarthana Thombare 6-4; Riya Bhatia bt Bagmishree 6-1.
Veterans (semifinals): KS Rawat bt Rajkumar Dube 6-2; VN Prem Prakash bt Pratul Saikia 6-0.
Team (remaining): ONGC bt HPCL 2-0 (KS Rawat bt Sukhwinder Singh 6-0, 6-0; Prem Prakash bt Rahul Borah 6-1, 6-0).
Ananya Dhankhar fought her well past fifth seed Radhika Yadav 7-5, 6-7(3), 7-5 within the pre-quarterfinals of the Rs.100,000 AITA ladies’s tennis match on the Joygaon Academy on Tuesday.
In the quarterfinals, Ananya will problem second seed Riya Uboveja.
The outcomes (pre-quarterfinals): Sandeepti Singh Rao bt Abhilasha Bista 6-1, 6-2; Bhumika Rohilla bt Anahat Pannu 6-3, 4-6, 7-5; Rachita Talwar bt Poorvi Bhatt 6-4, 6-2; Ritu Rai bt Gurjot Bharaj 6-0, 6-0; Ritu Ohlyan bt Kriti Tomar 6-1, 6-2; Shruti Gupta bt Kaashvi Thapliyal 6-2, 6-1; Ananya Dhankhar bt Radhika Yadav 7-5, 6-7(3), 7-5; Riya Uboveja bt Ishika Choudhary 6-1, 6-1.
Lucky loser Aishwarya Jadhav beat Asmi Adkar 7-5, 6-0 within the women first spherical of the Gadre Marine ITF grade-3 junior tennis match organised by MSLTA on the Deccan Gymkhana Club on Tuesday.
The outcomes (first spherical):
Boys: Dhananjay Athreya bt Siddharth Marathe 6-6(retired); Kriish Tyagi bt Prajwal Tewari 6-3, 6-1.
Girls: Margot Phanthala (Fra) bt Pushti Laddha 6-1, 6-1; Kamonwan Yodpetch (Tha) Gauri Mangaonkar 6-3, 6-3; Maaya Rajeshwaran bt Prisha Shinde 5-4 (retired); Nandini Dixit bt Angeles Rodriguez-Rizo (Mex) 6-3, 3-0 (retired); Aishwarya Jadhav bt Asmi Adkar 7-5, 6-0; Sonal Patil bt Ruma Gaikaiwari 6-1, 6-1.
Top runners for Kolkata 25K
Commonwealth Games marathon champion Viktor Kiplangat of Uganda and defending champion and course document holder Leonard Barsoton of Kenya will likely be among the many main runners within the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K race, which returns to the town on December 18 after a two-year break.
Two-time Tokyo marathon winner Birhanu Legese of Ethiopia and main ladies runners equivalent to Tokyo marathon winner Ashete Bekere of Ethiopia and 2019 Kolkata 25K runner-up Desi Jisa of Bahrain would be the different outstanding names within the race providing a complete prize purse of 100000 USD.
As per data shared by the organizers at a countdown occasion, graced by cricketer Jhulan Goswami and Bengali movie actress Subhashree Ganguly, right here on Tuesday, the worldwide elite runners will likely be incentivised with an occasion document bonus of 3000 USD.
-Y. B. Sarangi
National basketball championship
Prince Tyagi (39) and Manik Ohlyan (22) did the majority of scoring in serving to Delhi to a 104-81 victory over Uttarakhand in a group-C league match of the 72nd National basketball championship on the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium on Tuesday.
Delhi made the quarterfinals together with Tamil Nadu, Railways, Haryana, Punjab, Services, Kerala and Telangana.
In the ladies’s part, Railways, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharahstra made the quarterfinals.
Men: Group-A: Punjab 82 (Amritpal Singh 20, Amjot Singh 20, Anmoldeep Singh 13) bt Gujarat 54 (Sahaj Patel 11, Kuldeep Tamaliya 11, Sagar Mori 10).
Telangana 80 (Nathan 20, M Raju 16, Gowtam 12) bt Maharashtra 71 (Sayyed 20, Navin 14, Raj Kalbhor 14).
Group-B: Services 94 (Mandeep Singh 16, Akhilesh Kumar 14, Ajay Singh 11, Magipal Singh 11) bt Kerala 70 (Sajesh 16, Sejin Mathew 13, Shanaz Muhammed 12, Rahul Sharath 12).
Madhya Pradesh 104 (Prakash Misra 25, Christopher Minhas 15, Rakesh Kumar Sharma 13, Surya Pratap Singh 12) bt West Bengal 93 (Raghav Sehgal 30, Arshdeep Singh 24).
Group-C: Tamil Nadu 115 (Muin Bek 20, M Aravind Kumar 19, Baladhaneswar 14, Lokeshwaran 12) bt Mizoram 64 (Vanal Thazhuala 22, Zonunsanga 11).
Delhi 104 (Prince Tyagi 39, Manik Ohlyan 22, Abhishek Tyagi 12) bt Uttarakhand 81 (Prashanth Rawat 25, Arjun Singh 18, Keshar Singh 17,Amandeep 11).
Women: Group-A: Railways 109 (M Pushpa 18, Madhu Kumari 12, NIsha Sharma 12, Dharshini 10, Navaneeta 10, Poonam Chaturvedi 10) bt Karnataka 52 (Varsha Nandini 14, Pavani Sangwan 11).
Group-B: Tamil Nadu 65 (Sruthi 27, Shobhana 12) bt West Bengal 58 (Nivya Raj 21).
Group-C: Kerala 89 (PS Jeena 20, Stephy Nixon 19, Minnu Maria 14) bt Uttar Pradesh 59 (Sanju Yadav 22, Sruti Yadav 13).
Group-D: Maharashtra 78 (Abha Lad 19, Durga Dharamadhakari 17, Chaitali Bafna 13) bt Madhya Pradesh 37.
Delhi 74 (Raspreet Sidhu 22, Khushi Ahlawat 11) bt Odisha 59 (Lipramayee Satapathy 20, Anuradha Seth 11).
NEROCA beat Kenkre 1-0 for first away win of season
NEROCA FC beat Kenkre FC 1-0 to select up their first away win of the I-League season on the Cooperage Stadium on Tuesday.
Striker Jourdain Fletcher’s thumping strike within the 57th minute received all three factors for the Orange Brigade, who had as many as 11 photographs heading in the right direction in the whole match.
NEROCA dominated possession proper from the primary whistle with the Uzbek midfield duo of Sardor Jakhonov and Mirjalol Kasimov pulling the strings in the midst of the park.
The Orange Brigade had their first try heading in the right direction on seventh minute when teen Tangva Ragui dispatched a shot from outdoors the field, which was well-caught by goalkeeper Padam Chettri.
That turned out to be the one contribution of the sport from the Kenkre custodian, as he needed to be substituted for Tenzin Samdup within the seventeenth minute as a consequence of an damage.
The hosts’ compact defence meant that NEROCA needed to resort to long-range makes an attempt to attempt to discover the breakthrough. One such shot got here on the half-hour mark as Kasimov tried his luck from 25 yards out however couldn’t get sufficient bend on the ball because it sailed broad of the put up.
The Orange Brigade lastly unlocked the cussed Kenkre defence within the 57th minute. Jakhonov slipped a perfectly-weighted go to Fletcher on the overlap and the Jamaican took a contact earlier than drilling it into the roof of the web together with his left foot.
NEROCA maintained the identical attacking depth after taking the lead with Thomyo Shimray approaching to inject much more tempo into the wings. The guests exerted full management in midfield, leaving Kenkre pissed off as they struggled to take care of possession.
The Mumbaikars, nevertheless, got here near discovering an unlikely equaliser within the eightieth minute as defender Kynsailang Khongsit made a darting run contained in the field earlier than releasing a robust shot, which was palmed away by goalkeeper Shubham Dhas.
The consequence noticed NEROCA rise to seventh place within the standings with six factors. Kenkre slipped to tenth place with 4 factors from as many video games.