2011 April Sports



Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta defeats Parimarjan

World Junior Champion and Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta defeated BPCL team mate Parimarjan at Dubai. Abhijeet finished the tournament on 7.5 points out of a possible nine.






India own the ICC cricket World Cup 2011

India own the ICC cricket World Cup 2011 against Srilanka. 

India won by 6 wickets.

ODI held at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India.





Paes, Bhupathi clinch Miami Open Men's Doubles title

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have clinched the Miami Open Men's Doubles title in the United States. With the win, the duo also became number one in the ATP World Tour Doubles Team Rankings. 

Third seeded Bhupathi and Paes rallied to beat second seeded Belarusian-Canadian pair of Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor in three sets 6-7, 6-2, 10-5.





Novak Djokovic own the ATP Miami Masters crown

Novak Djokovic defeated World No. 1 Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(4) to win the ATP Miami Masters crown and remain unbeaten in 2011.





Sania Mirza- Vesnina win second WTA title

Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina clinched their second WTA title together, lifting the Family Circle Cup doubles trophy with a straight-set triumph over Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy in Charleston.

The unseeded Indo-Russian pair beat the fourth seeds 6-4 6-4 in what was a repeat of the Indian Wells final three weeks ago in which Sania and Vesnina had come out victors.





Sasikiran beats Feldman in Dubai chess opener

Top seeded Grandmaster K Sasikiran warded off some initial resistance from Australian Vladimir Feldman to open with a comfortable win in the 13th Dubai International Open Chess Tournament in Dubai.





Watson’s record 15 sixes leads Australia to 9 wkt win over Bangladesh

Shane Watson scored 185 runs from 96 balls, including a record 15 sixes, while leading Australia to a nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh in their second one-day cricket International in Mirpur.





Schwartzel clinches U.S. Masters

South African Charl Schwartzel birdied the last four holes to win the 75th U.S. Masters by two strokes over Australians Adam Scott and Jason Day.

Phil Mickelson presents Charl Schwartzel the coveted Green Jacket at the U.S. Masters.





Alok Kumar wins Asian billiards title

Alok Kumar outwitted former world champion Praput Chaithanasukan of Thailand 6-0 to clinch the Asian billiards championship title at the Olympic Stadium in Kish Island, Iran.





Tendulkar named Wisden's leading cricketer for 2010

Wisden, regarded as the Bible of cricket, has named Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar as the leading cricketer in the world for the year 2010.



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