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by | June 05, 2017 | 08:44

Fourth seed Nadal coasted to the most one-sided win of his Roland Garros career as his 63rd-ranked opponent, playing his first match on Philippe Chatrier Court, was struck down by stagefright. "I think he deserves it". Nadal lost just 12 of his service points - 22 of 29 on first serve and 19 or 24 on second serve - and struck 27 winners for victory in 90 minutes.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:43

Fifth seed Svitolina downed Magda Linette of Poland 6-4, 7-5. Stepping into the court, Williams pounded her opponent's forehand drawing a netted slice forehand to break for 3-5. After a back-and-forth first set, Muguruza broke the 27th-seeded Russian's serve three times in the second on Court Philippe-Chatrier. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:42

Dillon becomes the seventh different driver to score his first career Cup Series victory in the Coca-Cola 600 , joining David Pearson (1961), Jeff Gordon (1994), Bobby Labonte (1995), Matt Kenseth (2000), Casey Mears (2007) and David Reutimann (2009).

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:36

If Sri Lanka could have negotiated him successfully they would have had a strong chance of reaching... Tahir finished with four for 27 in 8.3 overs after former captain Hashim Amla scored his 25th ODI century to set Sri Lanka a target of 300 runs.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:35

Liverpool have no desire to sell their star player who helped the side wrap up a top-four finish this season. "I do adhere to the fact that some young players want to play Champions League and stuff, but the money is what gets players through the door, and Liverpool pay and Liverpool will pay".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:23

Madrid beat out Barcelona at the top of the table by three points as the Catalans' come-from-behind 4-2 victory over Eibar in outgoing coach Luis Enrique's last home game in charge wasn't enough for a third straight title. Perez who was speaking at Madrid's town hall during the club's title celebrations, said, "Thanks Zinedine for all you have given us, and all you keep giving us".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:25

The newspaper says sources in Madrid and Manchester have confirmed that the La Liga giants are ready to do business with United and the subject of Bale's sale has already been discussed between the two clubs. There are new challenges ahead. Bale has struggled with injuries this season and has lost his place in the Real Madrid starting XI. "It's the best club in the world so why would you leave that for anything else?" "I have always loved him as a player".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:24

A similar punishment for similar violations was recently brought down on both Barcelona and Real Madrid , with Barcelona unable to sign players for the 2015 calendar year, while Real Madrid's ban was lifted by a one-man CAS panel leaving them only incapacitated for the January 2017 window.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:19

Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason and is trying to become the first group to go unbeaten all the way to a title. Warriors forward Kevin Durant stole the show in his team's series-opening win with a game-high 38 points, many of which came on easy dunks .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:18

But whether it was the six-day layoff before this series started, or simply an inspired defensive effort by Golden State, that did not continue in Game 1 . Not that they're discussing it. Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue says it's good to have Golden State coach Steve Kerr back on the sideline for the NBA Finals .

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:18

That's what Golden State does. Asked what he needed after the game, he replied simply : "some food. and some wine". "We all knew and saw that they were very concerned with the three-point shooters, and Kevin Durant (was) able to drive to the rim with uncontested dunks".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:17

Kuznetsova, who won the 2009 French Open and 2004 U.S. Open, was ousted by two-time major runner-up Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, while 2011 U.S. The Swiss, a semifinalist in 2015, stopped the American in this round past year. "But I'm a little bit disappointed with finish like this because it was really good tournament for me".

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:18

Manchester United have been credited with a strong interest this week, with Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann having confirmed that he will not join Jose Mourinho's side. "So yes, just happy to get on for the last few minutes". Juve played very well in the first half, creating some opportunities, but in the second half we were very impressive.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:19

Indeed, his 100th best-of-five-set match on clay was also the most lopsided. Top-ranked Andy Murray - last year's runner-up - was facing big-hitting Argentine Juan Martin del Potro. Cornet demolished No.9 seed Radwanska, the world No.43 dropping just three games in an emphatic victory. Mladenovic, the French No 1, booked her place in the last-16 on Friday, giving the hosts three players in the fourth round for the first time in 23 years.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:19

Crosby has piled up three goals, five points and 16 shots in the last four games and though he went pointless in Tuesday's 2-1 Game 6 loss, he still fired six shots at Craig Anderson , won 61 per cent of his 28 draws and finished the night with a 68-per-cent puck possession mark.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:15

Kane Williamson was rarely troubled on his way to a century at better than a run a ball, his first ODI hundred against Australia , and the out of form Luke Ronchi scored his first fifty in 12 ODI innings. "I think we've got a class bowling attack". "Because that was, as I said, was pretty ordinary ". "Let's hope it's rust and let's hope it's gone", said Smith.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:16

Every player in the squad has played their part, and that's been the key factor this season". Italian powerhouse Juventus quickly responded two minutes later when Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic executed an acrobatic volley to equalize.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:13

Del Potro had four set points in the opening set but lost each one, including that key double-fault while ahead 7-6 in the tiebreaker. By the time he converted a sixth break to level for 5-5 it was clear that he was playing to a level probably not seen so far this year - and he needed to.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:06

She also had tough matches, which shows she's in a great rhythm. Serena Williams is at the French Open , after all - but as a spectator, not a competitor. The French 12th seed, who had just won the Lyon Open on clay, bowed out after saving three match points in the only game played on Wednesday after the match was interrupted by dusk on Tuesday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:08

Jason Dufner saved the best for last, biding his time through a late lightning delay before sinking a 32-foot putt to win the Memorial tournament in OH on Sunday. "I needed to leave it at the golf course yesterday, I felt like, and to move on". While there was no pressure on the long putt, Dufner sank it anyway.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:08

James himself noted how his family was safe and how he thought of his kids as he tries to figure out the meaning behind the vandalism. James was not at the 9,440-square-foot home at the time of the incident, according to TMZ. "And, you know, hate in America, especially for African Americans, is living every day", James said. It was hard for James to think that he won't be home with his family until next week and he said he would settle instead for a FaceTime call, saying, "It's kind of ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:07

The panic seemed to have been triggered by fireworks being let off and one or more people shouting that a bomb had exploded - a notion that quickly filtered through the crowd. Three, including a young boy who suffered cranial and thoracic trauma, were in serious condition, officials said. It is believed up to 30 people were injured after a oud noise was heard nearby.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:04

Rising Pune Supergiant chose the enormous occasion of an IPL final to modify the meaning of the original saying and slumped to an embarrassing defeat by a solitary run after having a choke-hold on the match for the most part against Mumbai Indians on Sunday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:53

The Gunners centre-back suffered the strain during last Sunday's 3-1 victory over Everton at the Emirates Stadium , and Sky Sports News has now reported that Gabriel will miss the crunch showdown with Premier League champions Chelsea as a result.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:54

The NFL had two tie games previous year, a bout between the Seahawks and Cardinals ended up without a winner and the duel between the Bengals and the Redskins ended without a victor. Overtime , touchdown celebrations and the manner in which teams trim their rosters down during training camp will all be affected by the new rules.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:50

You can not criticise as the numbers don't lie . I'm very happy, it has been an wonderful season. "This is one of the best moments of my career - I have the chance to say this every year". The 4-1 win over Juventus allowed Madrid to become the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. "It was not easy". For all the talk of tactics, the threat posed by the Italian champions and the romantic notion of Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon finally claiming a ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:49

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden has died from injuries suffered last week in a bicycle accident in Italy , the hospital treating him confirmed Monday. 69. Several family members have flown in from the United States, including his mother and brother. Following the news of Hayden's accident, Rossi issued a statement that described his rival as "one of the best friends I've ever had in the paddock".

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:48

I'm happy that I'm back. The 27-year-old had to undergo a four-hour operation to fix tendons and nerves in her left hand after sustaining knife wounds from an attacker at her home in Prostejov , Czech Republic, on December 20. "But, yeah, now I can not changing anymore and trying to looking forward". "At the end, maybe it's good that it's over for me". "I think that, you know, my game still suits the grass, and I will do my best to be there".

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:48

The numbers don't lie . After Mario Mandzukic scored an incredible first-half equaliser with an audacious overhead kick, Real didn't let the Italians get away from them. "It is a huge disappointment". "(Madrid) showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game", Buffon said after losing a third final.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:45

Muguruza would remain within a break until the final game but was broken at 15 on serve in the final game, finishing with a forehand unforced error, her 33rd of the match.She didn't seem to know it at the time, but she likely learned a valuable lesson in this defeat: All bets and allegiances are off, no matter your stature, when you play a rising French talent.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:45

Dixon had won the pole earlier in the day for next Sunday's Indy 500, and he'd just wrapped up media interviews. "There is a certain amount of responsibility they have in the negotiated price and time your auto can stay there, but nearly 99% of the time anything that happens to it there or inside at IMS still puts the liability issue in your lap, not theirs!" "Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are completely fine after being held up last night by two men at a fast-food restaurant", the ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:46

When asked if he's surprised that Dillon had enough gas to reach the finish line, Busch said, "I'm not surprised by anything". "We come up short and finish second". Instead, his chances ended less than 25 laps into the race when he ran over pieces of Jeffrey Earnhardts crumbling auto and could not gain traction as Brad Keselowski slammed into the rear of the No.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:46

He has been locking in of late, having dropped his ERA from 5.20 to 3.74 over his last four starts. In his 58.1 innings and 5-2 record this year, Miranda has a 4.17 ERA with 52 Ks and 23 BBs. That missed out loomed large after Odorizzi loaded the bases, but struck out Nelson Cruz and got Kyle Seager to line out to first base. When he finally did, the Mariners had a five-run lead and he'd thrown an eye-popping, pitch count-destroying 48 pitches.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:46

The Nashville Predators have lost just one playoff game on home ice since last April, so to say they feel comfortable on Broadway is probably an understatement. "I mean, that's what they're supposed to do". On Sunday, Subban was informed by a reporter that Crosby would likely be asked about his claim. "There's no question.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:44

Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in global sport. With one day of round-robin racing to be sailed yesterday, the challenger semi-finalists were decided - New Zealand, Sweden, Britain's Land Rover BAR and Japan.