by | June 28, 2018 | 19:28

Federer also lost the number one spot in ATP rankings to Rafael Nadal , and missed a chance to earn a record 10th title at the German venue. Cilic saved a match point at 4-5 in the second set and then won six consecutive points from 4-1 down in the tiebreaker to level, before going on to win his second title at the Wimbledon warmup.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:29

Japan failed to deal with a right-wing cross with Genki Haraguchi nodding the ball straight to Senegal defender Youssouf Sabaly in the box. "Honda was moved wide from the centre and he was very versatile in adapting to that position", explained Nishino.

by | June 28, 2018 | 19:03

But Sweden killed that hope with three unanswered goals that sealed the game midway into the second half in the other Group F finale. "We saw Sweden had taken the lead so we needed to keep the pressure up but our team was missing the ease of play and the classiness we usually have".

by | June 28, 2018 | 15:47

The most challenging obstacle could be finding a way to acquire Kawhi Leonard . The team did not make a hard push to trade for him a year ago because of that thought, which could now backfire in more ways than one. Smith without taking any salary in return... the Cavs would still have just the mid-level exception to spend. LeBron James will make a huge decision within the next two days.

by | June 28, 2018 | 11:23

Group G's joint-leaders have both beaten Tunisia and Panama already and are level on goals scored and goals conceded, making Thursday's clash of utmost importance in their bid to top the pool. "Tomorrow we want to perform well but the priority is not to win", Martinez told a pre-match press conference on Wednesday. Jamie Vardy's going to start this one, and England are going to win by two goals to nil.

by | June 28, 2018 | 06:54

Other seeds were given by WTA rankings, Jelena Ostapenko is 12th and so will avoid the highest ranked players until the fourth round included. The 2018 Wimbledon Championships seeding was announced Wednesday, as reported by BBC and ESPN , and the most notable placement may have been that of a woman whose name doesn't even appear in the Women's Tennis Association's top-32 ranking.

by | June 28, 2018 | 04:55

Leonard or Paul George ) coming alongside him. But if only one of LeBron and George signs in Los Angeles and the Spurs won't trade Leonard there, that lone Laker could be stuck on a middling team still too young to compete. He also reported that George " is no longer assured " to sign with Los Angeles this summer. Free agency is days away, and reports suggest James wants to make his free agency decision quickly.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:03

Russian Federation manager Stanislav Cherchesov was magnanimous in defeat after his side were hammered 3-0 by Uruguay in their final FIFA World Cup Group A match on Monday. Possible opponents either for Russian Federation or Uruguay in the Last 16 round will be decided after their duel in Samara later on Monday and they are now Portugal, Spain and Iran.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:41

Serbia is in second place with three points and could still top the group with a win over Brazil and a Switzerland draw or loss to last-place Costa Rica. In a week in which numerous pre-tournament favourites have struggled, Brazil gave a very assured performance, particularly in the first half. Ljajic stumbled to take a return pass after a charging run into Brazil's box and then fired over shortly after.

by | June 27, 2018 | 23:36

Third-round leader Paul Casey , two-time victor Stewart Cink, Beau Hossler and J.B. Holmes tied for second. "Nothing is ever given to you", Casey said. PULHEIM, Germany - Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard shot a 5-under 67 to equal the week's lowest round and was part of a six-way tie for the lead entering the final round of the BMW International Open.

by | June 27, 2018 | 22:49

But Southgate is also mindful of England finally beating one of the stronger nations in a World Cup . "Indirectly, they've had a big bearing on what we're doing now, but in sport and in life you have to keep evolving". The only issue at stake for England against Belgium is whether they finish first or second in Group G. Finishing as runners-up arguably opens up a clearer path to the final - missing France/Argentina and Portugal - but with England now ahead of the Belgians on goal ...

by | June 27, 2018 | 21:48

Simmons becomes the only the third LSU player to be named Rookie of the Year and the first since Shaquille O'Neal won the award in the 1992-93 season with the Orlando Magic. Mitchell emerged as the steal of the 2017 draft. The Jazz guard kept it up on Monday, arriving in a van for the ceremony with "ROOKIE?" on the side.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:40

There will be opportunities for others. "There will be major changes against England ". Both teams have scored eight goals and conceded two in the opening group games, putting them completely level. "There were some moments (against Tunisia) that were not so good so we will try and improve that in the next couple of games". On Saturday, the Manchester United player led his country to wins with a brace in two consecutive games.

by | June 27, 2018 | 19:33

The 1-1 draw - combined with Spain's 2-2 draw against Morocco - means that the Portuguese go through to the last-16 in second place, ensuring that they'll face Group A table-toppers Uruguay. Cristiano Ronaldo didn't have his greatest night against Iran on Monday . Saudi Arabia, by beating Egypt in Group A, snapped a 12-match winless streak of World Cup matches, winning for the first time in 24 years, since beating Belgium at the 1994 World Cup.

by | June 27, 2018 | 18:59

Finally, the victor game deep into added time as Toni Kroos bent a stunning effort into the top corner to send the World Champions home with three points and a strong possibility of qualifying for the knockout stages. each other. "They are fast and technically gifted", Sweden coach Janne Andersson said about Mexico. "Some of them celebrated in a disrespectful way in my opinion".

by | June 27, 2018 | 16:16

The 34-year-old big man averaged 8.4 points and 7.6 rebounds in 82 games last season. But if he opts in of is $24.1 million contract, rumors say that the Clippers are still going to trade him to another team. The Clippers now have just four players signed through the 2018-2019 National Basketball Association season, not including their rookie guards. Rivers played three-plus seasons for his father, Doc Rivers , with the Clippers.

by | June 27, 2018 | 13:33

In demand Australian Daniel Ricciardo was third for Red Bull ahead of Finn Kimi Raikkonen and his Ferrari team-mate four-time champion and current leader Vettel. Charles LeClerc was the story of this session as he advanced to Q3 for the first time in his career, a respectable feat for the rookie Ferrari junior.

by | June 27, 2018 | 08:27

During his post-match press conference, head coach Shin Tae-yong said he wasn't sure if Ki would be 100 percent fit for South Korea's final group match against Germany next Wednesday. "We have to put our foot on the gas and take our chances", Kroos said. One majestic swipe of the Real Madrid midfielder's right foot and Germany are suddenly a threat to win the competition again.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:56

He toiled home in seventh. The Englishman led all but one lap at the Paul Ricard Circuit to move 14 points clear of Sebastian Vettel , who finished only fifth after his collision with Bottas. "We are all on the edge and fighting for world championships", Hamilton said in defence of his rival. In my lifetime it's not been great for us, but we have a good team and England deserve at some time to win the World Cup.

by | June 27, 2018 | 07:11

The Koreans have zero. We have to score two clear goals over our opponents and that will see us through. "Play SportsMax Predictor game for a chance to win up to $125k Dollars!" Down to ten men and still controlling the pace of the match, a visibly frustrated German side continued its attack, and finally struck through in what was likely the team's final chance of the match, with Toni Kroos playing hero in the 95th minute.

by | June 27, 2018 | 06:39

Croatia topped Group D with three wins. Shortly after half-time though, Milan Badelj put Croatia in front with a textbook half-volley from Perisic's cross. The World Cup match between Iceland and Croatia will be broadcast live on FS1. Nigeria's time at the 2018 World Cup is over, but Don Hutchison explains why they and other African teams are looking promising for the future.

by | June 27, 2018 | 00:39

They still need one point to go through to the knockout stage, but will have a tough job in hand as they face France, who are now leading the group with six points on the board. "They are really very good, really, really good", Hareide said of the Croats, who have beaten Argentina and Nigeria in their two group matches so far.

by | June 26, 2018 | 23:22

Paolo Guerrero teed up Peru's first World Cup goal in 36 years and then scored the second himself as Ricardo Gareca's side ended Australia's qualification hopes with a 2-0 victory. As the minutes ticked away so too did Australia's hopes of a turnaround; Aziz Behich got in behind the Peru defence and had time and space to pick his spot but instead opted to send a cross beyond the unmarked Cahill.

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:32

I came out there, I was excited. I have been hitting for a couple of weeks, and at the beginning it was only for 30 minutes or so. "And then I guess on a personal level he's always been really good to me, has helped me when I was younger and supported me".

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:30

Maradona insisted he "would love" to meet the Argentina players before the critical Nigeria game - and suggested that several of his former teammates should join him for the meeting. One person tweeted: "Messi is the best player ever that's not up for debate. the debate is whether Ronaldo is the best goal scorer ever, the fact is Messi has a better goals per game ratio than Ronaldo, so Ronaldo is the best at nothing".

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:14

England was once again awarded a penalty due to a very blatant foul inside the penalty box during a corner. In the past, a second game of the tournament akin to this, especially one against a debutant, had the right makings to turn into a potential banana skin for England .

by | June 26, 2018 | 22:04

The Real Madrid star has stolen the early headlines in Russian Federation with four goals in his opening two games, including a hat-trick against Spain. He's not running, he's walking. He's not concerned about the ball. During Brazil's opening 1-1 draw with Switzerland, the 26-year-old was fouled 10 times, the highest number on a single player in a single match since the 1998 World Cup, when England's Alan Shearer took 11 challenges against Tunisia.

by | June 26, 2018 | 21:30

The Argentinian team incurred a defeat of 3-0 against Croatia in their second group match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Dinu Alex, 30, has been missing since 5 am today. I am taking a plunge into the depths of death. Argentina's catastrophic thrashing after a 1-1 draw with tiny Iceland, again at the hands of Europeans especially Messi's failure to live up to their expectations, had left many heartbroken.

by | June 26, 2018 | 20:59

She also let slip a 4-2 second set lead, and was several times passed when she increased her ratio of net attacks. But Kvitova proved a different proposition for the remainder of the match, breaking twice in the second set, while only having to save a single break point against her serve.

by | June 26, 2018 | 20:14

What they were not expected to do was trade him to the Dallas Mavericks . Doncic is just the seventh global player to be taken in the top five of the National Basketball Association draft, joining the likes of China's Yao Ming (1st in 2002), Spain's Pau Gasol (3rd in 2001) and Latvia's Kristaps Prozingis (4th in 2015).

by | June 26, 2018 | 19:46

That is the case for most of the French side, who ended an underwhelming group-stage campaign with a goalless draw and one-goal wins over Peru and Australia. We can play better than we have so far but in terms of effort, commitment and hard work, we can't ask more from the team. "We are not going to give them a helping hand".

by | June 26, 2018 | 19:45

It has been an embarrassing World Cup for Argentina so far. Messi missed a penalty against Iceland as Argentina drew 1-1 in their opening game in Russian Federation and then was then ineffective against Croatia as they were beaten 3-0 last Thursday.

by | June 26, 2018 | 19:18

The Lyon forward, now on global duty with France at the World Cup , looked likely to be joining Liverpool earlier this month, only for the move to (eventually) fall through. After all, having emerged through the club's academy, there's clearly an affinity between him and the supporters, while the team will also play UEFA Champions League football next season.

by | June 26, 2018 | 17:46

However, after she won the 2017 Australian Open and went on maternity leave, there has not been a single player who has been able to take up the mantle from her. Grand Slam events generally award seedings based on rankings, which are not protected for injuries or pregnancy in the WTA. Each of the sport's four majors - Wimbledon and the Australian, French and USA opens - has the prerogative to seed players as it sees fit to ensure a balanced tournament.

by | June 26, 2018 | 16:48

Sadly for Cleveland fans, it's not and the Cavaliers. Monday night,'s Joe Vardon reported that "the Cavs' front office and James' camp have been in contact over the phone and in person, though there has been no meeting with James present, nor has there been any real dialogue as far as James' future is concerned".