Update: Sun, Nov 18 2018
Thailand scored their second win in the AFF Suzuki Cup after they came back from a sluggish start to beat Indonesia 4-2 in front of the 37,000 fans at the Rajamangala National Stadium on Saturday. Ratchanok Intanon reached her second final of the year following a three game victory over South Korean Sung Ji Hyun in the Hong Kong Open on Saturday. Luksika Kumkhum reached her second WTA 125K Series final after she toppledÂ Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands 7-5 6-3 in the US$125,000 Taipei OEC Open on Saturday. Thousands of athletes and spectators are expected to attend the Laguna Phuket Triathlon this weekend The Nation
The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) has stuck to its decision to provide just 2,600 tickets for away fans for todayâs AFF Suzuki Cup between Thailand and Indonesia at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok. Ratchanok Intanon reached her first semi-final in almost five months after she settled score over old foe Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-9 21-16 in the Hong Kong Open on Friday. Â When Prom Meesawat takes his bow at the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf in Melbourne next week, the Thai will stand tall as he emulates his fatherâs footsteps in representing the Kingdom at the prestigious team event. Japan's Nasa Hataoka put herself in position for a $1 million LPGA season bonus but settled for second to American Amy Olson after Thursday's opening round of the LPGA Tour Championship. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have backed a new men's team competition just a day after the Serbian raised concerns over the timing of the event, which will take place shortly after the revamped Davis Cup. Roger Federer gained sweet revenge over Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Thursday but is putting thoughts of his 100th title to the back of his mind after both players reached the last four. Ratchanok Intanon and Pornpawee Chochuwong remained in contention in the Hong Kong Open after they eliminated their opponents in contrastive styles on Thursday.
A full house on Saturday in the AFF Suzuki Cup between Thailand and Indonesia is what Thailandâs skipper Chalermpong Kerdkaew believed would propel his side to their second straight Group B win. Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details Monday in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Â ONE Championshipâ¢ (ONE) held the ONE: WARRIORâS DREAM Official Face-Off and Open Workout on Wednesday at the Jakarta Muay Thai & MMA Gym. A child boxer who died after being hit repeatedly in the head during a Muay Thai bout was mourned Wednesday, alongside wreaths and his fighting shorts, as calls mount for a ban on children entering the ring. Novak DjokovicÂ booked his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals as the world number one dispatched Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. National champion Pornpawee Chochuwong upset world No 4 and China Open champion Chen Yufei in the first round of the Hong Kong Open on Wednesday. Striker Adisak Kraisorn is brushing aside the thought of winning the AFF Suzuki Cupâs top scorer award despite his record six-goal haul against Timor Leste last Friday. World number one Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand has captured almost every major LPGA award this season but still chases a $1 million bonus prize starting Thursday at the Tour Championship. Roger Federer staved off elimination from the ATP Finals as the six-time champion eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday.