Jeev Milkha Singh won the Scottish Open yesterday evening in a playoff with Francesco Molinari. Singh, ranked 192 in the world, took the last remaining qualifier place at next weekend’s Open after shooting 67 to overhaul Molinari’s overnight lead.
Scotland’s Mark Warren had looked to be in control approaching the final few holes but a double bogey on 15 proved disastrous.
Leeds shocked Wigan in Rugby League’s Challenge Cup semi-final to set up a meeting with Warrington in the Wembley showpiece, their third successive appearance in the final. Two tries each from Ryan Hall, Ben Jones-Bishop and Zak Hardaker helped Leeds make up for last season’s defeat against Wigan in the final in a 39-28 win
Warrington scored five tries to Huddersfield’s one to win 33-6 at the Galpharm stadium, Brett Hodgson scoring 17 points for the Wolves.
Amir Khan suffered a fourth-round knockout at the hands of Danny Garcia inLas Vegas on Saturday to take the Englishman’s WBA light-welterweight title to add to his own WBC title. Khan had been awarded the title just days before the fight after Lamont Peterson, who had defeated Khan in a fight mired in controversy, had been found guilty of doping.
David Haye knocked out Dereck Chisora in the fifth round of their grudge match at Upton Park on Saturday. Haye’s speed and power was too much for the one-dimensional Chisora and now the talk is of Haye facing WBC world heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, whose brother Wladimir defeated Haye in his most recent fight last year.
Rain affected a few of the weekend’s Pro 40 matches but Hampshire were able to maintain their lead at the top of their group with a four-wicket victory over Durham, Leicestershire beat Worcestershire by the same result.
Derbyshire beat Unicorns by 35 runs and Nottinghamshire beat Surrey by five wickets.