Here’s a summary of the latest sports news:

  1. Garcia, Westwood, and Poulter were missing from Europe’s victory over the U.S. at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club after resigning from their DP World Tour memberships to join the Saudi-backed LIV circuit.
  2. Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino expressed his unwavering faith in his young players, emphasizing the importance of giving them time to adapt to the Premier League. Chelsea secured their second win of the season with a 2-0 victory over Fulham.
  3. Second seed Daniil Medvedev advanced to the China Open semi-finals, overcoming a mid-match challenge to beat Ugo Humbert 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. He will face Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals.
  4. Chelsea ended their goal drought with a 2-0 win over Fulham in the Premier League. Mykhailo Mudryk scored his first goal for Chelsea, and Armando Broja also found the net.
  5. In ATP action, Sebastian Korda, the fifth seed, rallied to reach the Astana Open final. He will face No. 6 seed Adrian Mannarino in the title match.
  6. The Australian Open will introduce a Sunday start and extend the tournament to 15 days instead of 14 to minimize late-night matches that often finish in the early hours of the morning.
  7. U.S. Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson faced criticism upon his return home after his team’s disappointing performance against Europe at the Ryder Cup. His decision-making was heavily scrutinized throughout the competition.
  8. Golfer Rory McIlroy noted that the absence of “big personalities” like Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood, and Ian Poulter from the Ryder Cup allowed other players to assume leadership roles and provided younger players with opportunities to grow.

These are the key sports highlights for the day.

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