Weekly digest: Sindhu defeats Marin; Federer beats Nadal

Here is all that happened in the world of sport in the week gone by.

BADMINTON

India's Olympic star P.V. Sindhu defeated top seed and Rio Olympics nemesis Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win the final match of the India Open badminton tournament in New Delhi on Sunday.

Third seed Sindhu beat the Spaniard 21-19, 21-16 in a match that lasted 46 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex (details).

CRICKET

India conquered Australia, its final opponent, in a four-series long home season and retained the ICC Test championship mace in Dharamsala. The host won the fourth Test by eight wickets to seal the series 2-1 and regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. (Details)

 

South Africa won the three-Test series 1-0 after a rain ruined host New Zealand's chances of a series-levelling win on the final day. (Details)

Pakistan defeated West Indies by seven wickets to win the final T20 International and won the series 3-1. (Details)

After a long Test season, it's time for India to witness the annual T20 extravaganza. The 10th edition of Indian Premier League will commence from Wednesday. Here's our preview

TENNIS

Roger Federer continued his dream start to 2017, beating his archrival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the Miami Open. (Details)

Great Britain's Johanna Konta won the biggest title of her career to date by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-3 at the Miami Open final. (Details)

FOOTBALL

The Premier League resumed this weekend, and Liverpool took home the honours in the Merseyside derby, winning 3-1.(Details)

Chelsea slipped as it lost to Crystal Palace at home, Spurs capitalised with a win over Burnley to reduce the gap at top to 7 points.

Manchester United drew with West Bromwich Albion.(Details)

Arsenal was held at home by Manchester City.(Details)

Karim Benzema, Isco and Nacho scored as an understrength Real Madrid added late gloss in a 3-0 win over Alaves at Santiago Bernabeu to pile the pressure on Barcelona in LaLiga's title race.

Barcelona maintained the pace with a 4-1 win over Granada.

In Bundesliga, champion Bayern had a field day at Munich, beating a hapless Augsburg 6-0, while Borussia Dortmund drew 1-1 with arch-rival Schalke in the Ruhr derby.

Angel Di Maria scored one goal and set up two more as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Monaco 4-1 on Saturday to lift the French League Cup for the fourth successive season.

In Serie A, Juventus played out a 1-1 draw with rival Napoli. (Details)