Daily Digest: Caroline Wozniacki makes early exit at the US Open

Sport360 staff 10:49 31/08/2018
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TOP STORY

Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine (L) shakes hands with Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark (R) after defeating her during their 2018 US Open Women's Singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 30, 2018. (Photo by EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Lesia Tsurenko dumped out Caroline Wozniacki.

The women’s competition at the US Open is without its top two seeds heading into the third round after Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki joined Simona Halep in making a shock early exit.

Read more, here.

FOOTBALL

Who will get their hands on the trophy?

ChelseaArsenal, Celtic and Rangers will find out on Friday who they will be facing in the Europa League group stage.

Meanwhile, it’s transfer deadline day across some leagues in Europe and our transfer round-up will help keep you up to date.

CRICKET

Sam Curran helped England reach 246.

It was a thrilling first day of the fourth Test between England and India at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton!

The hosts ended the day on 246 thanks to Sam Curran’s 78 while the Men in Blue reached 19-0 at the close.

Follow live ball-by-ball coverage of day two with us throughout the day. Click here from 2pm.

TENNIS

Mohamed Lahyani appeared to give a pep talk to Kyrgios.

Overnight, there was yet more action-packed tennis and big storylines.

None more so than Nick Kyrgios.

The Australian was trailing Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 0-3 in his second round match in New York before umpire Mohamed Lahyani left the chair and appeared to give the Aussie a pep talk.

Kyrios went on to win the match and as a result, the umpire has come under plenty of fire.

Read Reem Abulleil’s report from Flushing Meadows, here.

FEATURE OF THE DAY

In a league of their own: Manchester City.

Ahead of Newcastle’s trip to Manchester City this weekend, football writer Brendon Netto analyses the huge differences between the two clubs in wake of the tenth anniversary of Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s multimillion pound takeover with the Abu Dhabi United Group.

Read the article, here.

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