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by | June 26, 2017 | 12:53

Lopez gained a measure of revenge for his loss to Grigor Dimitrov in the 2014 final by beating the Bulgarian 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 in the second semifinal, which was delayed mid-match by rain. Instead, one lapse of concentration at 5-6 blotted provided the veteran from Luxembourg to snatch the second set and level. There was little between them and the match boiled down to one poor service game by Querrey early in the first set when Muller broke to love with a beautifully angled victor after ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:46

The Swiss' sole French Open title came in 2009, when Nadal was knocked out early by Robin Soderling. "If I don't feel that, then probably my chances are not there, no?" "I am very sorry to say that I am not going to be able play Queen's next week", said Nadal.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:24

It looked like Penn could make his losing skid during the second round of action. On his fight with Siver: "We're going to take this as far as we can go". Dennis Siver overcomes BJ Penn's hellacious uppercut to get the W in Oklahoma! Siver stayed light on his feet in the first round, keeping his opponent at bay by popping his knee up in a Muay Thai style and throwing a variety of kicks at his opponent.

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:07

Four-time world champion Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for driving his Ferrari into the back of Hamilton's Mercedes while they were following the safety vehicle after 19 laps on the Baku street circuit. Lewis Hamilton , who had started the race in pole position, failed to secure a podium position - finishing the race in fifth. Valtteri Bottas ( Mercedes ) finished second with Lance Stroll ( Williams ) third, followed by Vettel and Hamilton .

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:04

It's an fantastic feeling and, for me, a dream come true. The Australian came through to secure victory ahead of Valtteri Bottas in second and Lance Stroll in third. At least the chilled drink cooled him down, for when the race started at 5 p.m. local time the track temperature was still a roasting 53 degrees Celsius (127 Fahrenheit).

by | June 26, 2017 | 12:01

Manchester United are believed to be keen to bolster their attacking options at Old Trafford this summer as Jose Mourinho prepares for his second season in charge at Old Trafford. Mourinho, 54, who left Madrid in 2013, faces two counts of tax fraud. "The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations".

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:57

Bowyer won at Sonoma in 2012 and he's driving for the #14 team that won this race past year with Tony Stewart . Denny Hamlin fared the best on the road courses past year, finishing a close second here and winning at Watkins Glen. "Once the 78 (Truex) fell out, I thought we were 100-percent in control of the race", said Harvick. Two separate incidents involved the No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford of Danica Patrick - although neither was her fault and she actually drove a pretty solid ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:54

The usually ho-hum NBA Draft suddenly got incredibly interesting overnight, with the confirmation of the long-suspected trade between Philly and the Boston Celtics , that will now see the Sixers pick first overall in the draft, rather than the Boston boys.

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:52

Germany have picked a young squad for the tournament in Russian Federation this summer, with Shkodran Mustafi, Julian Draxler and Matthias Ginter the only players from the group crowned world champions three years ago. It is a U-turn from last month's comments when Loew said he "wouldn't be sad" if the Confed Cup, a warm-up tournament for the 2018 World Cup , is not held in 2021.

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:49

That's according to the Express , who think the Blues had banked on landing the defender this summer, yet it seems they will miss out, as he wants to stay at Juventus and try and win the Champions League with the club. Elsewhere, Chelsea are still being linked with Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas as well. Chelsea are planning to offer £60m for the Netherlands global, its claimed.

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:46

Luckily, Josh Jackson , who was drafted in the first round of the National Basketball Association draft by the Phoenix Suns , gave it his best effort on Friday night. "Aside from his jump shooting ability, Jackson does his best work making decisive straight-lines drives to the rim attacking closeouts or turning the corner and going right the basket in ball screen actions", DraftExpress.com wrote about Jackson in its profile.

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:30

The Brazilian global joined Guangzhou in 2015 for €14m from Tottenham , as per ESPN , and has spoken glowingly about his two-year stint in China thus far. But he was proud to discuss an approach from Barca, even though he concedes their interest could leave him with a hard decision to make. "I don't have a deadline to respond to them, I speak to my agent every day but Barca and my club would have to reach an agreement".

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:46

According to The Washington Post , the White House has not officially confirmed Spicer's departure nor has it publicly indicated whether or not he is directly involved in the search for new communications team hires. "Does the president share those views?" the reporter asked. His public role has already diminished in recent weeks. Spicer was the first one to face the music in lieu of White House's strategies that were unfocused most of the time.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:43

On Monday night at Oracle Arena, Durant had 39 points-the difference-maker in the Finals as teammate Draymond Green had predicted-and walked off as Finals MVP. Kerr bowed out early in the first round of the playoffs to undergo the aforementioned medical treatment, leaving the Warriors under the tutelage of assistant coach Mike Brown in an acting head coach role.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:30

I do not know yet, ' Vidal told Sport BILD . "I don't know what was going on". Whatever it takes could mean a lot more than we previously thought, though, as the Daily Mail is reporting that Premier League rules on wages and the limit of how much they can rise from one season to the next will nearly certainly force Arsene Wenger to sell at least two of the club's other big earners in order to offer Alexis and Ozil the wages they want.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:14

If convicted, the 15 Pakistan cricket fans may have to surrender their passports and even face life imprisonment, reported Al Jazeera . Fifteen Indian men are facing lengthy jail sentences for allegedly cheering on the Pakistan cricket team .

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:09

Amid swirling reports that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United , comes a fresh report from Spain's Marca that Mourinho is not in favor of a big-money move to sign the reigning Ballon d'Or victor. Ronaldo has denied the claims but not before speculation linking him with a return to Manchester United or a move to Paris Saint-Germain grew. "The Spanish government, at the time and through the revenue service, confirmed with a certificate that they had ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:03

At 24, Spieth became the second youngest player after Tiger Woods to reach 10 PGA titles after hitting birdies in his last six holes. What a win for Jordan Spieth . "I don't know how many or if I'll ever have a moment equivalent to that again; something like that to win a tournament". Solid iron play saw Leishman find 16 greens in regulation though he made very little on the putting surfaces despite several near misses.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:34

Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard , who had a 2.98 goals-against average in 50 games last season, was the first player announced for the Golden Knights . It turns out the Devils had nothing to fear from the expansion draft after all. Teams haven't been shy about striking deals early in the offseason, either, with notables like Artemi Panarin and Jordan Eberle finding themselves on the move.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:32

During the 2017 National Hockey League awards show, the Vegas Golden Knights introduced their 30 expansion draft picks in front of their fans at T-Mobile Arena. Nolan Patrick could have been the first overall pick if he wasn't injured this season . After meeting with the Board of Governors earlier in the day, Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:23

Cardinals right-hander Mike Leake lasted six innings. Molina's RBI single off Juan Nicasio (1-4) made it 5-4 and rookie Paul DeJong's two-run single gave St. The Cardinals placed OF Dexter Fowler (right heel spur) and LHP Kevin Siegrist (cervical spine sprain) on the disabled list and optioned OF Chad Huffman to Triple-A Memphis.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:27

Johnathan Thurston - his performance tonight was so courageous - his shoulder is stuffed, ' Johns said. Johns let rip after the 18-16 loss, blasting "the dumbest half of football NSW have played" that blew a deserved 16-6 halftime lead at ANZ Stadium.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:01

The 76ers acquired the top overall pick from Boston in exchange for their No. 3 selection and a future first-round pick, according to statements released by both teams. However, if one of those picks turns out to be the first pick, the Celtics will receive the other one. However, Sharman made eight all-star teams and won four National Basketball Association titles with the Celtics, and he and Bob Cousy are thought to be one of the one of the most accomplished backcourt tandems in league history.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:52

That match served as the first significant test for Kvitova and she won 6-4, 7-6 (5). It is barely a year since the Queenslander resumed in singles after playing cricket for the Brisbane Heat in the Women's Big Bash League. She also mentioned she is in a bit of a shock as she did not expect her to make it to a final in her second tournament back. "I wanted to play my best which I showed today and I hope I can keep doing that".

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:41

Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie with 1:35 left in regulation of Game 6, which proved to be the game-winner. The only other team to win three Stanley Cups this decade? The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title, but the Penguins are the first to do it in the salary cap era.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:37

The general manager of the Vegas Golden Knights will choose the players who will suit up first for the NHL's 31st team, and they will be revealed during the NHL Awards ceremony on Wednesday in Las Vegas . Vegas' may take on injured David Clarkson ($5.25 million salary cap hit) as part of the deal. Anaheim Ducks couldn't find room on their list to protect fifth year defenceman Sami Vatanen , who won't be ready for the start of next season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:17

Sarfraz Ahmed talked to the media and said Pakistan team made a wonderful comeback after losing the first match against India , and played some exceptional cricket . Across all aspects of the event, really, from the enthusiasm of the volunteers - cricketers, as they were called - to the broadcaster viewership, the digital content that we put out, umpiring, player behaviour, pitches.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:15

Feliciano Lopez won the Queen's Club title in dramatic fashion as the Spaniard saved a match point before defeating Marin Cilic , 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (10/8), on Sunday. Cilic has been faithful to Queen's , where he is playing the Wimbledon tune-up for the 11th consecutive year; and was competing in his sixth quarter-final at the tournament.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:13

Shah's gesture of calling up Thackeray to inform him about Kovind's candidature seems to have gone down well with Matoshree which, a BJP functionary pointed out, craves for a telephone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Shah. "If anybody had reservations about Bhagwat, then we suggested Swaminathan for the benefit of the farmers of the country". "I had put forth Mohan Bhagwat's name who could help in building Hindu Rashtra".

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:02

Months after superstar Lionel Messi was convicted on a 21-month sentence, it seems that a Spanish prosecutor has formally accused Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo of four counts of tax evasion . Ronaldo had failed to comply with his tax obligations in a manner that was both "voluntary" and " conscious ", they added. "It is clear that the football player did not try to evade taxes", Ronaldo's Gestifute management company said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:40

In the post match presentation, Morgan insisted that the pitch used for his side's eight-wicket defeat at Sophia Gardens cancelled out the home advantage as the same pitch was used for Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash last Monday. Joe Root has backed England for World Cup glory in 2019 even though they were recently eliminated from the Champions Trophy , which is being played in their backyard.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:35

Although Perez said everyone, including Ronaldo, must obey their tax obligations. Ronaldo is now playing for Portugal at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he scored the decisive goal in their 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in Moscow on Wednesday.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:27

We'll get to where we want to get to and we'll be relentless at that. The match will be their best chance to push their run in the tournament back on track. I know it's going to be tough now because the odds are against us to qualify. ST PETERSBURG, Russia Cameroon coach Hugo Broos complained of team buses arriving late and then getting stuck in traffic as he vented his anger over the organisation of the Confederations Cup on Wednesday.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:24

Castro doubled over the head of left fielder Austin Jackson near the wall. Just over a week ago, after suffering a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Indians possessed a mediocre 31-31 record and found themselves a game and a half behind the Minnesota Twins for the AL Central lead; a mere 10 day later, the Indians have looked like a completely different team.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:26

Jose Mourinho has been keen to sign the former Juventus striker for some time as he looks to find Zlatan Ibrahimovic's replacement. Now, Marca are reporting that Morata has informed Madrid he wants to leave and join United with talks now taking place between the two clubs over a deal.