Phuyal elected

KATHMANDU: Spokesperson of the Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) Ajay Phuyal was elected as the associate member of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists here on Sunday. Phuyal was one of the three associate members to be elected for the FNJ central executive committee. Bharat Shakya and Sharad Raj Gautam were the other two to be elected. Shakya bagged 42 votes while Phuyal and Gautam got 36 each. — HNS

APF tennis court

KATHMANDU: Armed Police Force (APF) has unveiled an international-standard lawn tennis court at its headquarters here on Sunday. APF IG Basu Dev Oli inaugurated the newly built court today. On the occasion. president of All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association Manoj Rana handed over 10 sets of rackets and balls to Oli. — HNS

Bolelli upsets Mathieu

Munich: Top seed Paul-Henri Mathieu suffered an upset on Saturday as Italy’s Simone Bolelli booked his place in final with a dramatic win after a three-hour marathon battle. The 58th ranked Italian won a dramatic last set tie-break after three hours and five minutes to take the match 7-6 (7/1), 4-6, 7-6 (7/4). — AFP