Andy Murray is Shanghai Master
Murray, who won the China Open in Beijing a week ago, edged closer to Djokovic in the world rankings and is now 915 points behind the Serb, with a chance of finishing the year as world number one.Title No 25 forWozniackiHong Kong: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki captured her 25th career Tour title
Shanghai: Andy Murray powered his way to a third Shanghai Masters title by beating Spanish 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(1), 6-1 in Sunday's final to close in on Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings. Agut beat world number one Djokovic in the semi-final on Saturday but was brought back down to earth by three-time Grand Slam champion Murray, who converted all his four break points to wrap up the match in one hour 36 minutes.
Murray, who won the China Open in Beijing a week ago, edged closer to Djokovic in the world rankings and is now 915 points behind the Serb, with a chance of finishing the year as world number one.Title No 25 forWozniackiHong Kong: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki captured her 25th career Tour title when she beat unseeded Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-7(4), 6-2 in the Hong Kong Open final on Sunday.
The 26-year-old Wozniacki, who will now move back into the world's top 20, has been in fine form, winning 19 of her last 22 matches, but was pushed to her limits by Mladenovic during an intense two hour 40 minute final. Wozniacki had won the Pan Pacific Open last month.
First tour title
for Peng Tianjin: Chinese veteran Peng Shuai beat American Alison Riske 7-6(3), 6-2 in the final of the Tianjin Open to capture her first Tour title on Sunday. The 30-year-old Peng was winless in six previous finals but saved 10 of the 12 break points she faced against Riske to wrap up the tense encounter in one hour 46 minutes. Local favourite Peng, a former US Open semi finalist, finished off her rain-delayed semi-final over Danka Kovinic earlier on Sunday, coming back from a set down to prevail 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.Haryana beatHyderabad
Jamshedpur: Haryana defeated Hyderabad by eight wickets in their Ranji Trophy Group ‘C’ match here on Sunday. Haryana, which collected six points, achieved the target in 16.4 overs losing two wickets. Brief scores-Day-4: Hyderabad 191 & 224 (B Anirudh 33, K Sumanth 55, C V Milind 66, Mohit Sharma 5/26, SM Patel 3/49 ,Y Chahal 2/68) lost to Haryana 331 and 85 for two wickets 16.4 overs (N R Sani 45); Points: Haryana 6, Hyderabad 0.
Odisha winHyderabad: Odisha scored an emphatic 32-run win over Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy Group ‘B’ match at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Brief scores-Day-4: Odisha 228 and 169 bt Saurashtra 186 and 179 (Sagar Jogiyani 68, AV Vasavada 45, Suryakant Pradhan 5/69, Dhiraj Singh 2/17).