Shiv Kapur turned in a steady round of 68 to finish as the leading Indian in a tie for 14th at the Italian Open on The European Tour.
Harika Dronavalli and Koneru Humpy suffered losses while Hou Yifan and Ju Wenjun registered wins to consolidate their lead at the top of the table after round 6 at FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE.
Sania Mirza won both her Women's Doubles & Mixed Doubles matches in straight sets while Leader Paes was made to sweat in his Mixed Doubles second round match at US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York.
Harika Dronavalli and Koneru Humpy played out a tame draw in round 5 while Hou Yifan beat Tatiana Kosintseva to join Ju Wenjun in the lead with 4.0 points at FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Sharjah, UAE.
Carolina Marin of Spain beat P.V.Sindhu 21-17 21-15 to reach Women's Singles Final at 2014 Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Indian teams won Junior & Cadet Boys and Girls Championships at the 2014 South Asian Cadet & Junior Table Tennis Championships in Islamabad, Pakistan.
S.S.P.Chowrasia carded an opening round of 69(-3) to trail the leaders by 3 at & Open D'Italia being played at Circolo Golf Torino in Tornio, Italy.
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran did not drop a game as he breezed through the qualifying group to make the U-21 boys main draw at Czech Open in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Five 2nd seeds bowed out in semi-finals stage as Indian Junior Open came alive with fascinating duels across the board on penultimate day of the 2014 Indian Junior Open in Chennai.
Srikanth Kidambi needed three games to down Iztok Utrosa while Saina Nehwal was ruthless in her win against Natalia Perminova on day 2 of World Badminton Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.
None of the Indian trio broke par as they faded badly on final day to finish well outside the top 20 at D+D Real Czech Masters on European Tour, played at Albatross Golf Resort in Prague, Czech Republic.
Unlucky Gaurav Solanki was undoubtedly the better boxer in a semifinal loss to host nation's Lyu Ping in Men's Flyweight division at 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.