Sport News Update, what you need to know.

TENNIS – Australia’s singles interest is over at the US Open after Casey Dellacqua’s bold bid to reach a maiden grand slam quarter-final came to an end with a 7-5 6-2 loss to Italy’s Flavia Pennetta.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Johnathan Thurston may well have saved North Queensland’s NRL season with a golden point field goal securing a tense 20-19 win over wooden spooners Cronulla.

AFL – Fremantle coach Ross Lyon will consider switching either Chris Mayne or Matt Taberner to defence in order to fill the void left by injured backman Michael Johnson as the Dockers look to find an answer to Sydney’s star-studded forward line in Saturday’s qualifying final.

SOCCER – Manchester United’s mooted loan swoop for Monaco’s Colombian striker Radamel Falcao was the headline news as the transfer deadline loomed closer for England’s Premier League clubs.