Year 2022 In Sports: Djokovic’s Vaccine Controversy, Federer’s Retirement, India’s Commonwealth Record Medals, Looking Back 2022

Djokovic’s visa cancelled
He came to play without taking the corona vaccine. After all the controversies, he applied for a second visa to play in the Australian Open. However, keeping in mind the interests of the country and the safety of the common people, the Federal Court rejected the application of Novak Djokovic. Joker’s lawyers argued several points in court, but three judges dismissed the plea. The Serbian star has to leave Australia without playing. 

Sania’s retirement
The 2022 season is over. Indian tennis star Sania Mirza announced this recently. Sania announced her retirement after losing in the first round of women’s doubles at the Australian Open on January 19. He informed that after the 2022 season, he will keep the blanket. 

Ashley Barty Champion and Retirement
The country’s Ashley Barty won the first Australian Open of his career. Bertie, the world number one in women’s tennis, had previously won Wimbledon and the French Open, but the Australian Open on home soil was still elusive. But this time Bertie fulfilled that regret. In the final he lost to American Daniel Collins. He also won the third Grand Slam of his career by defeating his opponent in 6-3, 7-6 sets. At the same time, after 44 years, an Australian tennis star won the Australian Open title on home court. After 1978 in 2022.
However, to everyone’s surprise, Bertie retired from tennis in March at the age of 25.

Nadal’s second Australian Open
Rafael Nadal won the 21st Grand Slam of his career. He currently owns the most Grand Slams in men’s tennis. At the same time, the Spanish tennis star also won the second Australian Open of his career. Rafa beat Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the final. The number of Grand Slam wins surpassed Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. After losing the first 2 sets, the Spanish tennis superstar won the next three sets in a row and pocketed the match. The result of the game is 2-6, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 for Nadal. He is the 2022 Australian Open champion again after 2009.

Nikhat Zarin World Champion
Nikhat Zarin became the fifth Indian woman boxer to become the world champion after defeating Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas. The judges ruled in favor of the Indian boxer with a scoreline of 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 in the final.

Late Naresh Kumar
Naresh Kumar, known as India’s former Davis Cup captain and Leander Page’s  mentor, passed away on September 14. The former Indian tennis player died at the age of 93. He holds the record of playing 101 matches at Wimbledon as an amateur. In 2000, Naresh Kumar was the first tennis coach to receive the Dronacharya Limetime Achievement Award. That star said goodbye to the world.

Federer’s retirement
Ends 24-year international career. Federer won his first career Grand Slam in 2003. Since then, this tennis legend won 6 Australian Open, 1 French Open, 8 Wimbledon and 5 US Open.

Monika’s example
Indian paddler Manika Batra made history in Asian Cup table tennis. He lost in the semi-finals. However, Manika wrote a new history in Indian table tennis by winning the bronze medal match. She became the first Indian woman TT player to win a medal in the Asian Cup. India’s star paddler set a precedent by defeating Japan’s world number 6 Hina Hayata 4-2 in the bronze medal match on Saturday. She is the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Asian Cup. 

Bajimat US Open at Nineteen
US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz of Spain. Carlos won the Grand Slam at the age of 19. He lost Casper Rude. 

Novak Djokovic withdrew his name from the US Open for not taking the corona vaccine.

Boris Becker jailed again
Ex-tennis star Boris Becker has to face a heavy sentence after being found guilty in the bank fraud case. The tennis legend declared himself bankrupt in 2017. It was later revealed that the three-time Wimbledon champion actually hid his huge fortune. Boris Becker was jailed for two and a half years as the charge was proven. The German tennis player was accused of transferring 350,000 pounds to his ex-wife’s account and concealing it. In addition, Boris declared himself bankrupt despite having many properties. Wimbledon trophy, multiple properties in Germany and a flat in London to his name.

Bhavani’s Commonwealth Gold
Bhavani Devi won Commonwealth Games gold in fencing. Bhavani lost to Australian fencer Veronika Vasileva in the final. The result of the game is 15-10 in favor of Bhavani.

Sindh wins gold
Gold in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games. Sindhu blew away Canada’s Mitchell Lee by maintaining the fast form. The result of the game is 21-15, 21-13 in favor of Sindh.

Sharath-Sreeja pair gold
Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula won gold in table tennis mixed doubles at Commonwealth. Sarath won silver in doubles. In the mixed doubles, Sharath-Sreeja pair defeated Malaysian Javen Chung and Karen Lin by 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6. 

Tejaswin’s Medal in High Jump
Tejaswin Shankar did what no Indian athlete has ever done. Won a medal in the high jump at the Commonwealth Games. Earlier, no Indian athlete had won a medal in high jump at the Commonwealth Games stage. Seen from that side, Shankar made an example. National record holder Shankar jumped 2.22m in the high jump final. Won bronze.

Achintya Shiuli’s gold 
A Bengali brought the country its third gold in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Achintya Shiuli of Deulpur, Panchlar, Howrah won gold in men’s 73kg category in weightlifting. Achintya won the Commonwealth stage by lifting a total of 313 kg in snatch and clean and jerk. Bengali youth set new games records in terms of snatch and total weight lifting.

Mirabai Chanur Gold
Mirabai Chanur won gold in women’s 49 kg category. Snatch lifted 88 kg. Which is his personal best performance. National record. Also a new record in the Commonwealth Games. He lifted 109 kg in his first attempt. In all, his lifted weight stands at 197 kg. In the second attempt, Chanu lifted 4 kg more, i.e. 113 kg. Chanu’s total weight lifted by Snatch and Clean and Jerk stands at 201 kg. Which is a new record at the Commonwealth Games. Chanu attempted to lift 115 kg in his third attempt at clean and jerk. Although he did not succeed in that attempt.

Bindiarani’s silver win
Bindiarani won silver in the 55kg weightlifting category at the Commonwealth Games. Bindiarani lifted 81 kg in his first attempt at snatching. In the second attempt, he lifted 84 kg. He lifted 86 kg in the third attempt. Bindiarani then secured the medal by lifting 116 kg in the clean and jerk category. He lifted a total of 202 kg.

Luvpreet wins bronze
Luvpreet Singh won bronze in men’s 109 kg weightlifting. The Indian athlete lifted 157 kg in his first attempt. In the second attempt, Lobhpreet increased the weight by 4 kg and successfully lifted 161 kg. He lifted 163 kg in the third attempt. But the fight in Snatch is fierce. Luvpreet was number three after the snatch category. Lovepreet also performed very well in clean and jerk. He lifted 185 kg in his first attempt. In the second attempt, Luvpreet increased the weight by 4 kg and lifted 189 kg. Till then he was number one in the list. In the third attempt, Luvpreet increased the weight by another three kg and lifted 192 kg. Which is a new Indian record. In all, Lobhpreet lifted 355 kg.

Neeraj’s Example
Neeraj Chopra made history at the World Athletics Championships. The Panipat youth became the first Indian male athlete to win silver. Neezor made the best throw of the day in the fourth attempt. Neeraj secured the silver by throwing at a distance of 88.13 meters. But the gold was not won this time. Maybe he will be a little disappointed with his performance. Because the gold medalist of the Tokyo Olympics was desperate to overcome the distance of ninety meters. Which was not possible. After Anju Bobby George in 2003, India won a medal again at the World Championships.

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