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Dazzling Sharapova surges into semis

Fashion-conscious Maria Sharapova produced another dazzling performance in her beloved Paris to reach the French Open semi-finals with a crushing 6-0 6-3 win over German Andrea Petkovic on Wednesday. The Russian seventh

Prince Gymkhana advance to semis

Young Prince Gymkhana have moved into the semi-final of the Kookoo Shah Cricket Tournament after beating Nomi Club by 37 runs here on Tuesday. Batting first, Young Prince scored 297 runs. Mushtaq

Apollo, Khurrum Gym reach semis

Pakistan’s banned Test captain Salman Butt displayed guts with the bat in a local cricket tournament while playing for Khurrum Club here on Friday. Apollo Sports, Pindi Gymkhana and Khurrum Gymkhana qualified

Nadal, Goerges reach Madrid semis

Holder Rafael Nadal marched into the semi-finals of the ATP-WTA Madrid Masters on Friday, snuffing out Frenchman Michael Llodra’s challenge 6-2, 6-2 in little more than an hour. The French Open champion,

SPM advance into semis

LAHORE – Left-arm spinner Zia Uddin became the first hat-trick maker in the 13th National Seniors Cricket Cup as his brilliant bowling enabled Sayid Paper Mills to force their way into the regional semi-finals. SPM earned an easy seven-wicket win over Multan White at Ali Garh Ground, Model Town. Multan White struggled to score 150 runs as Zia Uddin was in splendid touch, taking five wickets for 34 runs. The paltry score by Multan allowed SPM to wrap up the match with 152-3. Kamran

Lahore Whites, SPM enter semis

LAHORE – Lahore Whites and Sayid Paper Mills moved into the regional semi-finals of the 13th National Seniors Cricket Cup after winning their matches at different venues in Lahore. Lahore Whites defeated Multan Tigers by 55 runs. Lahore scored 179-7 in 24 overs against Multan at Khayaban-e-Amin Ground and bowled the opposition out for 124.
Meanwhile at Ali Garh Ground, Model Town, SPM beat Multan Whites by seven wickets. Multan struggled to score 150 runs in their innings. SPM

Versatile move to semis

LAHORE – Versatile advanced the semi-final of the fourth SPM League Cricket Tournament here on Saturday. In Professional Group Versatile beat BBL by 61 runs. Versatile scored 249 runs on the fall of six wickets. Raza Ali Dar 108, Haris Nazir 72 and Nouman Afzal 34. Asif Ashfaq took three wickets.
In reply, BBL were all out for 188 runs with Imran Nazir (Jr) 46, Asif Ashfaq 32 and Qaiser Ashraf 28 runs with Imran Maqsood 4, Usman Qadir 3 and Raza Ali Dar took two wickets. Raza Ali

GCU, UCP march to semis

LAHORE – Government College University and University of Central Punjab won their matches of the Pakistan Inter-varsity Hockey Championship and qualified for the semi-finals.
The event is being played at the Punjab University New Campus ground. GCU beat University of Engineering and Technology 4-1 while University of Central Punjab defeated Bahria University 6-0.

Aisam, Bopanna cruise into Monte Carlo semis

LAHORE – Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and India’s Rohan Bopanna were in an absolutely ruthless form as they thrashed the second seeded team of Canadian Daniel Nestor and Belarusian Max Mirny, who are both former World No 1 doubles players, 6-1, 7-5 at the Princess Court in the Monte Carlo Tennis Complex where the ATP Masters Rolex Cup Tennis Championship is taking place.
Max Mirny has three Grand Slam and 35 Masters and Tour level doubles titles under his belt, while Daniel

Real, Schalke in Champions League semis

PARIS – Nine-time champions Real Madrid and surprise packets Schalke 04 made no mistake in securing their places in the last four of the Champions League on Wednesday. Real beat English side Tottenham 1-0 in London to win 5-0 on aggregate after a howler by goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes saw Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot go over the line and set up a mouthwatering semi-final clash with bitter rivals Barcelona.
It also kept alive the hopes of coach Jose Mourinho of winning the trophy with

United and Barca through to semis

PARIS – Manchester United and Barcelona wrapped up their places in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday as they progressed at the expense of Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk respectively. United earned their place in the last four for the fourth time in five seasons with a 2-1 success over Chelsea – who ended the match with 10-men after Ramires was sent-off in the second-half – and a 3-1 triumph on aggregate which will heap the pressure on the losers’ manager Carlo Ancelotti.