Novak Djokovic wins ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time

World number one Novak Djokovic from Serbia has become the first tennis player to win the ATP World Tour Finals for record fourth consecutive time.

In the final match played in London (England), Djokovic defeated third seed Roger Federer of Switzerland by 6-3, 6-4 score.

With this win, Djokovic surpassed previous record of Ivan Lendl’s set in 1987 after he had won his third straight Tour Finals title.

Overall, it was the fifth time that Djokovic won this tournament and earlier he had won it in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

With this victory, he ends the 2015 tennis season with 11 titles including three Grand Slams, taking his total to 10 titles.

Meanwhile, Dutch-Romanian team of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau won the Men’s Doubles category title. In the title clash they had Indo-Romanian team of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea defeated by 6-4, 6-3 score

It was Bopanna second season-end appearing in the Finale of ATP World Tour Finals, earlier he had reached the final with Mahesh Bhupathi in 2012.


Indian Junior Hockey team wins 2015 Men’s Junior Asia Hockey Cup

India’s junior men’s hockey team has won the Eight edition of Men’s Junior Asia hockey cup.

In the finals played at Kuantan (Malaysia) India defeated arch rivals Pakistan 6-2 goals.

For Indian team Harmanpreet Singh scored highest four goals followed by Armaan Qureshi and Manpreet Singh scoring 1 goal each.

Captain of Indian team was Harjeet Singh, while Captain of Pakistan team was Ahmad Shakeel Butt.

In the history of this Cup which is considered as Asia’s Premier Junior tournament both arch rivals had reached the final of for record six times in the last 27 years. South Korea won the bronze medal by defeating Japan by 2-1 goal score in this edition of Cup.

Eight international teams had participated including India, Malaysia, Japan, China, Korea, Pakistan, Oman and Bangladesh in the 8ht Men’s Junior Asia Cup.

Other Awards of Cup

  • Top goal scorer: Harmanpreet Singh of India. He had scored 14 goals.
  • Man of the Match: Harjeet Singh (India).
  • Best Player of the Tournament: Shahril Saabah (Malaysia).
  • Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament: Vikas Dahiya (India).
  • Fair Play Award: Japanese Team.


Pankaj Advani wins 2015 IBSF World Snooker Championship

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won the 2015 IBSF World Snooker Championship.

In the final match played at Hurghada (Egypt), he defeated his Chinese opponent Zhua Xintong by 8-6 score in the best-of-15 final. He had entered the finals of the Championship after defeating Alex Borg of Malta by 6-0 score.

With this victory, Pankaj Advani has won the World Snooker Championship for record 15 times. He also became the first person in history of Snooker to take the short (6-Red) and the long snooker format in the same calender year.

Earlier in September 2015, he had won the 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship. Presently he is ranked world number 1 in 6-red snooker and World Team Billiards.