by | June 11, 2017 | 08:13

Teenager Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal after defeating Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 at the French Open on Tuesday. "There's no clay left on this court", a vexed Mladenovic shouted to herself towards the end of that first set. "She is young and reckless, in a sense".

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:07

Charlie Blackmon led off the game for the Rockies with a solid three-pitch at-bat that resulted in him driving a 92 miles per hour four-seam fastball from Lester over the head of the Kyle Schwarber for a leadoff double. The city also stated in the letter that the Cubs did not immediately report the recent death of a fan who fell over a railing at the stadium in May, and stated that the organization should be "required to notify CPD of any serious injury occurring on their property".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:59

He may not be back in action until the autumn and with United having struggled badly to score goals last term, Mourinho has made a new striker a priority. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic out, Manchester United definitely need a new star striker to come in . The Spain worldwide, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United among others, scored 19 goals in all competitions for Madrid last term, but made just 14 starts in La Liga and played only five minutes across the club's ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:55

Seamer Mark Wood bowled a sensational last over for England to beat top-ranked South Africa by two runs and win their one-day worldwide series. "We didn't play too aggressively". Roy has only reached double figures once in his last five ODI's and missed out for the third consecutive game against South Africa . Having racked up 10 scores in excess of 300 in their last 11 innings batting first - the exception was 296 for six in Antigua in February - England have set the bar high and ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:55

In May, the Justice Department appointed Muller as special prosecutor for the alleged Russian interference in the United States election, a decision which Trump called "the single greatest witch hunt in history". Sessions. He was also the first among the Republican candidates to endorse Trump during his campaigning days when most others from his own party were reluctant to support him.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:52

Sky Italia later revealed that United have already had a £52.4m (€60m) turned down for the Spain worldwide, with Los Blancos demanding around £78m to part ways with the striker. United are always expected to pay a premium anyway but given their current situation, clubs will be even more hard to negotiate with. But the former Atletico Madrid man's refusal to push through a move means Los Blancos have told Kaylor Navan he will be the No1 at the Bernabeu next season.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:47

After Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final , Subban said that Crosby insulted his breath on the ice. Heading into Nashville, Pittsburgh was leading the series 2-0 but the Predators won Games 3 and 4 and tied the series 2-2. If we have learned anything in the past year, it is that Crosby, who is second in playoff scoring with eight goals and 27 points, can play with just about anyone.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:49

He couldn't do it then - "I couldn't get the right pitch", he said - but he almost did later in the evening. He added another to the list during the Marlins' 12-7 win over the Pirates at PNC Park , and it was a 465-foot shot that cleared the batter's eye in center field.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:48

The U.S. will face Mexico Sunday in a 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying. "For us there's no bigger game ", Bradley said following Thursday's win. "It's ironic because we live there, we are thankful for the great opportunity the country gave us.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:40

Crosby, who finished the game with three assists, said it was accident after the game. Goalie change: Rinne, who endured a rough start to the series but found his rhythm the prior two games, was pulled for Juuse Saros to start the second period.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:42

LONDON, June 10 Manchester United have agreed an undisclosed fee for Benfica's Swedish global defender Victor Lindelof , the Premier League club announced on Saturday. It seems as though Jose Mourinho is still interested in signing the centre-back and he is finally set to get his man. It left fans in shock, however this recent signing announcement is sure to restore the faith at Old Trafford.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:37

Then Sharapova , if everything goes well, will play Rogers Cup in Toronto, probably Cincinnati and then US Open in the qualifying draw if organizers won't give her a wild card. On the same day, she suffered the thigh injury which has now sidelined her from Wimbledon for a second successive season. While the wild card drama ended up meaningless due to her injury, a new round will be starting.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:32

Having been saved from a potential defeat to New Zealand at Edgbaston in their previous match , Australia were left with two points from two games - but with destiny still in their own hands ahead of their last Group A fixture against England on Saturday in Birmingham.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:46

Referring to quotes in the media from McLaren boss Zak Brown suggesting that relations with Honda are now extremely strained, Alonso added: "What we all want is to win, and Zak's comments yesterday with the Honda thing, it is probably what you expect Zak to say".

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:37

However, rain gods are likely to affect this match as well. Both the teams displayed poor bowling attack as Australia gave away 291 runs in 45 overs while Bangladesh conceded 308 runs. Glenn Maxwell and his aggressive batting style have Bangladesh's bowling attack in their sights. "Their batsmanship is ridiculously unbelievable, they know the game inside out and it's a master class when they get going".

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:30

They're able to beat these Yankees , even with large human being Aaron Judge heading towards a probable Rookie of the Year award and with Brett Gardner and Matt Holliday enjoying an annoying (to me) revival of their offense. "Sevy's on the mound tomorrow and let it continue". Severino is coming off a tough no-decision Sunday in Toronto. Two of the three Orioles starting pitchers with an ERA over 5 are set to start in the series, so they won't be getting their best possible pitchers, either.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:30

They're just not good enough to beat what may be one of the NBA's best teams ever. The Warriors closed out the game on an 11-0 run. Irving scored 11 of his 17 first-half points in the second quarter, and James added 12 of his own for a game-high total in the period.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:29

Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand moved into the men's doubles final at the French Open by beating 16th-seeded Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah of Colombia 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Wawrinka used his sublime one-handed backhand and hammer of a forehand to send Murray scrambling and sliding all over Court Philippe Chatrier. He's a bit more hesitant.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:25

David Miller with a sedate 75 from 104 balls was the only South African batsman to put up a real fight. Pakistan , though, were always ahead of the eight ball and when the rain came down after 27 overs during their chase, Babar Azam (31* off 51 balls) and Shoaib Malik (16* off 14 balls) had guided them to 119-3, 19 runs ahead of the par score via the D/L/S method.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:21

Ainslie heads a 65-strong crew which supports the six-man Great Britain team vessel, including former rival and Rio 2016 Olympic sailing champion Giles Scott as the tactician. Emirates Team New Zealand successfully harnessed the power of rower Rob Waddell, who won gold in the single sculls in Sydney in 2000, as a grinder. The British crew had suffered equipment failure on Monday when part of their wing controls broke, meaning they had to forfeit two races to their New Zealand opponents.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:20

But he sarcastically responded to them Friday before Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , saying they were right and "they would all kill us". As would be expected, Cleveland has come out flying in Game 4 of the NBA Finals . The Warriors missed four of their first six shots. Their situations are different - James never joined a team as strong as these Warriors - but he said he's proud of Durant's success and understands why moving to a team like the Warriors ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:20

With Ajinkya Rahane failing as an opener in the first warm-up game, even the remotest thoughts of a change at the top, if there was one at all, will not be entertained by the team management. Virat Kohli will most likely stay with a tried and tested batting order. The first game of the Champions Trophy will be played at The Oval in which hosts England will take on Bangladesh .

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:20

The Cavs are trailing the Golden State Warriors 0-3 heading into Game 4, which takes place at 9 Quicken Loans Arena. They're not going to be degraded they have great people underneath you to make you great debuted at Terry Norton yourself.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:17

I'm aware that I'm also one of the players that is on the radar because of my ball bouncing, because of my certain routines that I'm late in certain times of the match . "If you want to play well, you have to let players breathe a little". Second seed Karolina Pliskova advanced to round four with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Germany's Carina Witthoeft.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:11

Jurgen Klopp had made the 25-year-old his top target and the chance to work with the German had played a significant role in the player's decision to snub his other potential suitors. 'We respect Southampton's position and can confirm we have ended any interest in the player '. Man City coach Pep Guardiola had identified van Dijk as a target while Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is also said to be a big fan of the 25-year old Dutch worldwide.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:08

You don't bet against Michael Jordan in the NBA Finals, and you don't bet against Nadal in the French. Wawrinka won 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1. With my team we did everything to take a fresh, good start. But Murray showed great resilience to continue the fight back and by the three-hour mark, he found himself up a set again at 2-1.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:09

It was his first game under new coach and 1999 French Open champion Agassi as the Serb world no 2, broken four times by the world no 77, looks to halt a wretched run of form since lifting the trophy in Paris past year. The Spaniard got there in the nick of time and managed to send it around the net for a victor that even Djokovic couldn't believe. ― Reuters picPARIS, May 31 ― Spaniard Rafael Nadal, seeking a record-extending 10th title at the French Open , faces big-serving Dutchman Robin ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:10

For that matter, with Sunday's win, India have set the ICC Champions Trophy head-to-head record straight at 2-2. Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel said there was no chance of bilateral ties being resumed with Pakistan at this stage and gave the BCCI a tongue lashing for speaking to the PCB without consulting government first.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:04

The Warriors , down by six with less than two minutes remaining, scored the game's final 11 points. Durant's 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left in Game 3 gave the Warriors the lead for good in a 118-113 victory, providing him a lasting highlight that will be the signature play of this series and perhaps his career.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:06

The embers began flickering again earlier this week during Game 4's 4-1 loss-"We felt as though there was a lot to like about that", Sullivan said-but this was a full-on bonfire that raged into the PPG Paints Arena rafters. "I don't know what he was trying to do", Crosby said of Subban. Malkin ripped a wrist shot over Rinne's glove on the ensuing 4-on-4 to make it 3-0 with just 10 seconds left in the first.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:54

Rasheed Wallace and Rip Hamilton agree: The 2004 Pistons would have won. At this point it wouldn't be surprising to see Dominique Wilkins come out and say his Atlanta Hawks would dominate the Warriors. Durant and Green have set the tone all season on the defensive end, establishing an intensity and toughness - and the rest of the Warriors had no choice but to do more during Durant's 19-game absence this spring with a knee injury.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:46

Yet these Warriors have driven James to defeat over and over and over, driven him to the edge of his own stability. Kevin Durant scored 35 points to lead the Warriors' offensive attack. They need another one, starting Friday night in Game 4 of the NBA Finals . The series is now averaging roughly 20 million viewers per game, up 11% year-over-year.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:05

Spanish and European champions Real Madrid announced on Thursday that they will hold a presidential election over the close season, provided somebody comes forward to challenge the incumbent Florentino Perez. A move would help the 24-year-old keep alive his hopes of making Spain's squad for next year's World Cup. Real Madrid are asking for around $90 million.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:03

Pierce, who is a WTA Finals ambassador, said: " Bacsinszky is older and more experienced but Ostapenko will likely be the one who comes out with a lot of energy". The fans on Chatrier roared into full voice with Mladenovic pulling off a gutsy drop-shot victor to bring up break point. When Tuesday's play began, the wind averaged 18 miles per hour (30 kph), with gusts up to 50 miles per hour (85 kph), making balls swerve oddly.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:52

With Dovizioso's win, the Italian is now 26 points behind championship leader Maverick Vinales (105 points) that still leads the points table, while Rossi has been pushed to third with 75 points. The four had opened an ominous gap on the rest of the field hitting top speeds of 340kph (211mph) on the long straight and Vinales, on a Yamaha , set much of the pace having won three races so far this season.