India’s Kartik wins singles but US beat fighting Internationals narrowly

first_img First Published: 10th December, 2019 09:02 IST Written By Press Trust Of India Last Updated: 10th December, 2019 09:02 IST India’s Kartik Wins Singles But US Beat Fighting Internationals Narrowly India’s promising amateur Kartik Sharma scored a superb singles win on the final day of the second Junior Presidents Cup golf tournament India’s promising amateur Kartik Sharma scored a superb singles win on the final day of the second Junior Presidents Cup golf tournament. Sharma ranked 190th on the World Amateur Golf Rankings, beat Stephen Campbell, Jr. who is a 2019 Rolex Junior All American and won the 2018 US Kids Teen World Championships. Sharma won 3-up as the match finished on the 16th hole.READ | Bala Devi Scripts Indian Women’s 3rd Straight Gold In South Asian GamesOn the first day, Sharma and Andi Xu lost to Preston Summerhays and Jackson Van Paris 6 and 4 in the day’s shortest match in the Foursomes. In the Four-Ball, Sharma and Xu went down 1-3 to Vishnu Sadgopan and Benjamin Jones. Sharma, based in New Delhi, plays at the DLF Golf and Country Club and is coached by Anitya Chand, a former Asian Games participant for India.READ | Ankit, Kalaivani Lead India To Six Boxing Gold Medals At 13th SAGDefending champions, the United States Team, however, withstood a gallant fight back from the International team to win the Junior Presidents Cup for a second consecutive time at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club on Monday. After taking a comfortable 9-3 lead from the opening day’s Four-Ball and Foursomes sessions, the American junior golfers saw the International Team pull to within three points in the Singles session through five wins in the top six matches, including a win by India’s Sharma.  But after that the Americans once again pushed hard and won through wins by Ian Siebers, Michael Thorbjornsen, Alexander Yang and Vishnu Sadagopan scored the final win to secure the title for the US Team at 13-11. Sharma won the New South Wales Amateur Open in Australia in January and also the Indian Golf Union Western India Amateur Championship by one stroke.  He is the second Indian to feature in the Junior Presidents Cup following Rayhan Thomas’ appearance in 2017. READ | MLB Winter Meetings: What To Expect From LA Dodgers In The Off-seasonREAD | Seattle Seahawks’ DK Metcalf Gets A Signature Coffee; It’s Called ‘Decaf Metcalf’ FOLLOW UScenter_img LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE COMMENT SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more

Antoine Griezmann has a hilarious comeback for Thibaut Courtois

first_imgHowever, the Belgian stopper along with Eden Hazard blasted Les Bleus’ approach to the game.Courtois claimed France were an “anti-football team” when he said: “France heads a corner and does nothing more than defend“I would have preferred to have lost in the quarter-finals to Brazil, at least that was a team that wanted to play football.“France are just an anti-football team.”But Griezmann, who will be looking to win France their first World Cup since 1998, responded to Courtois’ accusations claiming Chelsea play the same way.Griezmann said: “Does Thibaut Courtois think that at Chelsea he plays Barcelona football?“I don’t care how, I want a second star to be on this shirt. That is all.”France take on Croatia on Sunday after their semi-final victory over England. Antoine Griezmann has fired a dig back at Thibaut Courtois following France’s World Cup victory over Belgium.Samuel Umtiti’s second-half header was the decisive goal as Didier Deschamps’ men booked their place in the showpiece final on Sunday – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT. 1center_img France came out on top of the tight semi-final tie last_img read more