Weekly digest (Jan 14-20): From Tsitsipas beating Federer to India's ODI series win

A round-up of all that happened in the world of sport in the last seven days.

World number 15 Stefanos Tsitsipas   -  Getty Images


India beat Australia by seven wickets in the final ODI to win the three-match series 2-1, earning itself the first bilateral ODI series win on Australian soil. (REPORT)

Pakistan beat South Africa by five wickets in the first ODI at St. George's Park. (REPORT)

Saurashtra chased down 372 in the fourth innings of its Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Uttar Pradesh, to reach the semifinal. (REPORT)

Vidarbha recorded an innings victory against Uttarakhand to progress to the semifinals. (REPORT)

Manish Pandey and Karun Nair steered Karnataka into the semifinals, carrying it past Team Rajasthan. (REPORT)

Kerala beat Gujarat by 113 runs to book its place in the semifinals, where it will face Vidarbha. (REPORT)


Stephen Constantine stepped down as India's coach after Asian Cup exit. (REPORT)

Karim Benzema fell heavily on his right hand and fractured his finger in Real Madrid's win at Real Betis. (REPORT)

Petr Cech has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. (REPORT)

Harry Kane has been ruled out until early March with an ankle ligament injury. (REPORT)

Indian defender Anas Edathodika announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday following India's exit from the AFC Asian Cup. (REPORT)

Fulham signed Netherlands international Ryan Babel. (REPORT)

Two Kanyakumari boys have been selected to train at Spain's AD Alcorcon. (REPORT)

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal helped Juventus win the Italian Super Cup. (REPORT)

Mousa Dembele completed a £11 million move to Guangzhou R&F. (REPORT)

Andrew Robertson signed a new "long-term contract" with Liverpool. (REPORT)

Jose Mourinho has defended his Manchester United record while hinting at unrest at the club. (REPORT)

ISL mid-season review: Contrasting journeys for Bengaluru FC, Chennaiyin FC. (REPORT)

Jamie Santos Colado’s early second half goal helped East Bengal to get back to winning ways with a 1-0 win against Indian Arrows. (REPORT)

Spaniards Sandro Rodriguez and Pedro Manzi struck a double each as Chennai City FC scored a 4-3 win over Aizawl FC. (REPORT)

Eleven Championship clubs have contacted the English Football League regarding Leeds United's 'spygate' scandal. (REPORT)

Goals from Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford ensured Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed a sixth successive league win. (REPORT)

Arsenal reignited its bid for a top-four place in the Premier League with a 2-0 triumph over Chelsea. (REPORT)

Danilo, Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane got the goals as Manchester City kept the pressure on Liverpool with a 3-0 victory at Huddersfield. (REPORT)


Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s maiden Grand Slam appearance ended in a straight sets first round defeat in the opening round of the Australian Open. (REPORT)

Andy Murray is leaning towards undergoing further surgery as retirement looms. (REPORT)

India’s men’s doubles challenge at the Australian Open ended in first round after Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost to the Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. (REPORT)

The Chennai Open Challenger 80 tennis tournament will be held in the city from February 4 to 10. (REPORT)

Mahak Jain won the women’s under-21 title at the Khelo India Youth Games. (REPORT)

Top seed Novak Djokovic advanced to the Australian Open fourth round after defeating rising star Denis Shapovalov. (REPORT)

Manish Sureshkumar picked up the men’s under-21 title at the Khelo India Youth Games. (REPORT)

Roger Federer's 17-match winning streak at Australian Open came to an end at the hands of Stefanos Tsitsipas. (REPORT)

Rafael Nadal outclassed Tomas Berdych to move to the Australian Open quaretrfinals. (REPORT)

Frances Tiafoe stunned Grigor Dimitrov to set up a quarterfinal clash with Rafael Nadal. (REPORT)

Roger Federer announced that he will return to the clay for another crack at the French Open this year. (REPORT)

Ashleigh Barty defeated Maria Sharapova to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. (REPORT)

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova ground down Sloane Stephens to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals. (REPORT)

Ankita Raina won the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in straight sets in Singapore. (REPORT)

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Kenya's Cosmas Lagat and Ethiopia's Worknesh Alemu won the men's and women's races in Mumbai Marathon. (REPORT)


Saina Nehwal lost 13-21 16-21 to Carolina Marin in the women's singles semifinals of Malaysia Masters. (REPORT)

Son Wan Ho beat Chen Long in straight sets to win the Malaysian Open. (REPORT)


Tamil Nadu men's and women's under-21 teams clinched gold in the Khelo India Youth Games finals on Saturday. (REPORT)

James Harden scored 48 points in Houston Rockets' come-from-behind win over Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. (REPORT)


Vikas Krishan got off to a winning start, in style too, on his professional debut, beating Steve Andrade of America courtesy a technical knockout. (REPORT)

M. C. Mary Kom says that she's determined to win the Olympic gold. (REPORT)


World record entries a boost for Delhi International Chess. (REPORT)

Viswanathan Anand remained in joint-lead after the eighth round of Tata Steel Chess. (REPORT)


Gaganjeet Bhullar shot an even-par 72 in the final round, finishing 27th in Abu Dhabi. (REPORT)

Phil Mickelson carded a six-under-par 66 to stay two strokes clear at Desert Classic on Saturday. (REPORT)


K. P. Aravind finished a creditable 37th at the 2019 Dakar Rally. (REPORT)

Mick Schumacher, son of Michael Schumacher, has joined the Ferrari drivers' academy. (REPORT)


Bajrang Punia won the deciding bout against Delhi Sultans’ Andrey Kviatkovski to guide the defending champion Punjab Royals to its first win of the fourth edition of Pro Wrestling League (PWL). (REPORT)

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