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Author: 0 Angelique Kerber falls to Ekaterina Makarova at 2017 French Open

Right now I think that I have to find myself again and just try to forget the clay-court season as soon as possible, and then reset and start from the grass courts again". "As I said last time, I had already won". The 27-year-old dropped her racket when she sealed her win and held her head in her hands, her eyes filling with tears while her support team wearing T-shirts marked "Courage, Belief, Pojd (Come on! in Czech)" celebrated wildly.

Author: 0 Seed Angelique Kerber put on curb in 1st round

The Russian had imposed herself early in the first set, hitting a series of blistering forehand winners down both wings that Kerber often struggled to reach. Makarova even pointed out that she never before had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion).

Sports Huddersfield clinch Premier League promotion
Author: 0 Huddersfield clinch Premier League promotion

But from hero to zero in football is sometimes only a week. You have the opportunity to become legends. They are legends now for sure. It is the first time the Terriers have been in the top division since 1972. After the play-off final win, Huddersfield took aim at QPR manager Ian Holloway. He said: "I think the manager plays a huge part, especially with the people he brought in during the summer".

Author: 0 Warriors and Cavaliers on a Collision Course

When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a God. Kevin Durant , who signed a two-year, $54.3 million free agent contract last offseason, said his move to join the Warriors has not negatively affected the National Basketball Association and ruined parity in the league.

Sports Pittsburgh Penguin fans gather for first game of the Stanley Cup Finals
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguin fans gather for first game of the Stanley Cup Finals

The Penguins got a break after it appeared that Subban gave Nashville a 1-0 lead at 7:13 of the first period on a shot from the top of the right circle. Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne faced so little action in the second and for most of the third period that he could have been reading a book or sitting back in the dressing room watching the game on TV.

Sports Per Mertesacker answers critics as Arsenal lift FA Cup
Author: 0 Per Mertesacker answers critics as Arsenal lift FA Cup

Reports suggest the 67-year-old is leaning towards staying, but he refused to disclose any information about his future and said the situation would be resolved at a board meeting on Tuesday. Kevin Moran in 1985 and Jose Antonio Reyes in 2005 are the others. "I think the first goal was very odd". Ramsey said: "Of course, I want him to stay at club".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger reveals how many signings Arsenal will make this summer

Earlier this month the Football Association introduced new sanctions for "successful deception of a match official" ahead of next season that will see players found guilty of diving to win a penalty or get an opponent sent off handed a retrospective two-match suspension.

Author: 0 Cabrera, Davidson, Garcia lead White Sox over Tigers 8-2

Pelfrey, meanwhile, allowed two runs on four hits in five innings. Danish was 1-3 with a 3.15 ERA at Triple-A Charlotte before the White Sox recalled him on Friday. "We're just not coming up with the big hit". The Chicago White Sox have officially signed Cuban prospect Luis Robert to a minor league contract that includes a $26 million signing bonus, the team announced Saturday.

Author: 0 Adams: Wenger is 'addicted' to Arsenal

I'd like to formally apologise to Arsene Wenger for all the slurs he's received all season by fans of this great club during our horrid time. With Arsenal's defence ravaged by injury and suspension, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger handed Mertesacker his first appearance in the starting line-up for 392 days.

Author: 0 Massive upset: Top seeded Kerber eliminated in French Open's first round

The out-of-form Kerber has yet to win a title this season and mustered just two victories in clay court tournaments before the French Open , where her best performance remains a quarter-final berth in 2012. On her fifth set point, Kvitova curled a forehand crosscourt, seizing the 40-minute first set with a 19 to 4 edge in winners. Though she only practiced a few weeks before Paris and lacks full feeling in one finger, Kvitova moved well, struck with ambition, saved all three break ...

Author: 0 Kyle Larson Fastest in Final Charlotte Cup Practice

He recalls his days as a teenager, breaking into the track with buddies and hotwiring golf carts until they were chased off by approaching headlights. "To be able to deliver a number that is legendary and has stats that are untouchable and to add to those numbers is something that [my grandfather] and his best friend were able to create, it's very special", Dillon said.

Sports Paul Lambert leaves Wolves after six months in charge
Author: 0 Paul Lambert leaves Wolves after six months in charge

Lambert was appointed last November but joins all of Kenny Jackett , Dean Saunders and Terry Connor in lasting less than a year in charge, as the Scot becomes the sixth manager to depart since former Ireland boss Mick McCarthy was dismissed in February 2012.

Author: 0 Top seed Kerber dumped out of French Open

Kvitova also provided details on the rehabilitation process that preceded her "last-minute" decision to try her luck in Paris . The match was interrupted twice by rain showers, but McNeil played attacking tennis to snap Graf's reign at the All-England Club.

Sports Asmir Begovic signs long term deal with AFC Bournemouth
Author: 0 Asmir Begovic signs long term deal with AFC Bournemouth

The 29-year-old had been with the Potters for five years prior to moving to Stamford Bridge, where he established a reputation as an excellent and highly consistent Premier League goalkeeper. It will be Begovic's second spell with Bournemouth as he made eight appearances for the club while on loan from Portsmouth in 2007. "When I spoke to Eddie Howe I knew AFC Bournemouth was the right club for me and I want to bring my experience to the squad, both on and off the pitch".

Sports Mahrez: Now is the time for me to move on
Author: 0 Mahrez: Now is the time for me to move on

Despite failing to reproduce his championship-winning form this season, the 26-year-old is expected to have no shortage of suitors if chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha agrees to sell. 'I've always enjoyed a good relationship with the Chairman and everyone at the club, and I hope I have been able to repay the faith shown to me by my performances and commitment on the pitch here.

Sports Renfroe's grand slam lifts Padres over slumping Cubs 5-2
Author: 0 Renfroe's grand slam lifts Padres over slumping Cubs 5-2

Hendricks (4-3) retired his first 10 batters before allowing seven of his final 11 to reach. Boston's David Price, who made his first start of the season after having been sidelined because of an elbow strain on his pitching arm, threw 88 pitches in five innings and gave up two hits and three runs - all scoring on a homer by Cabrera.

Author: 0 LeBron passes Michael Jordan for top of all-time playoff scoring record

If you can consider 34 points bad, that is. They lost the first two games at home in the first round against Chicago, then came back to win four in a row. After playing three halves against the Cavaliers, the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. "So however you want to take that, that's how the season's been".

Author: 0 Terry eyes Wembley return as a manager

I think I have got too much to give and I have learned too much not to pass that on, whether that is initially to a younger generation or eventually at this level. Given the defender is weighing up those options, he will not join former teammate Frank Lampard for the A licence course at Chelsea's Cobham training ground this summer.

Sports Wenger agrees new two-year contract
Author: 0 Wenger agrees new two-year contract

Sanchez proved his worth to Arsenal in the Premier League this term, smashing home 24 goals . "I said last week, this team will be in contention to win the title with one or two good buys". Beaten manager Antonio Conte felt Sanchez's fourth-minute opener which was initially disallowed for offside, then allowed to stand should have been ruled out.

Author: 0 I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

The former Germany global was ruled out of the first half of the season through injury, and was then unable to regain a place in the side until the final 38 minutes of the Premier League campaign. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said Arsenal deserved to win the match but backed his manager's opinion that the Gunners' first goal should not have stood.

Sports Penguins beat Predators in Game 1 of Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators in Game 1 of Stanley Cup

Guentzel broke a 3-3 tie with just over three minutes left in regulation as the Penguins hung on to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Even on nights when they blow a three-goal lead, they go an entire period (and then some) without registering a single shot and the opponent is fresher, quicker and, for long stretches, demonstrably better.

Author: 0 Golf roundup: Kisner holds on at Colonial

Kisner hit a similar drive, and also saved par. He made a almost 25-foot birdie putt that had just enough speed to fall into the cup at No. 18, while Lee was playing in the group behind him. "If I can string together the ball-striking that I've been doing and hole putts, then my chances are better than they were before". Given a chance to force a playoff with a birdie at No.

Author: 0 Jos Buttler celebrates naked as Mumbai Indians win the IPL

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma is a proud captain after winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 10 title for Mumbai Indians (MI). The game seemed to have slipped from the hand of Mumbai Indians but Krunal played responsibly well to score 47 runs off 38 balls.

Author: 0 Five questions Arsene Wenger must answer when he faces the Arsenal board

Ramsey headed Arsenal's 79th minute victor as the Gunners clinched a thrilling 2-1 win over Premier League champions Chelsea in Saturday's final at Wembley . "I am convinced we were hurt by the uncertainty about my future with the players", the Frenchman said. "I'm sure he wants to continue". The club captain, Per Mertesacker , one of the stars of the Wembley win, said of the manager: "He was happy but quiet after the game".

Author: 0 Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

Police wouldn't release any details of the arrest, but Woods released a statement about the incident soon afterwards. FILE - In this January 25, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the fifth hole of the north course during the Pro-Am event of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, in San Diego.

Sports Wacky win in Game 1
Author: 0 Wacky win in Game 1

Making matters worse, Malkin was called for slashing on Subban at 9:36 of the third period and 30 seconds later, Roman Josi's shot hit Colton Sissons in the leg, bouncing past Murray and the lead was cut to 3-2. Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on 11 shots. The defending Cup champions then didn't have a shot for exactly 37 minutes as the Predators roared back to tie the score at 3.

Author: 0 Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600

Take that information that you give them, and I lean on my guys so much to just give me the feel I need. A brief downpour of rain happened Sunday evening during the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway . Sunday was no different. However, the No. 78 team would not be denied in Stage 2 as Truex Jr. narrowly beat eight-time track victor Jimmie Johnson for his series-leading sixth stage victory .

Author: 0 NBA coach Kerr to miss game one of finals

The runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year in each of the last two years (and the favorite for this year's DPOY) is the THIRD best player on their team . Brown was expected back Tuesday. You know where Vince Lombardi ranks in career National Football League coaching wins? To come back and do what we did, to go 12-1 in the playoffs, to be playing good basketball, I'm very happy and I'm going to enjoy it until we play Golden State.

Author: 0 James, Cavs enter NBA Finals as underdogs against Golden State

Cleveland won by one point on Christmas Day and Golden State prevailed by 35 points on January 16.Lue said that tape of last season's Finals is applicable now, even though Durant wasn't on the court. The presence of Durant makes it even more mentally taxing. Hes one of the most unsafe guys we have in the world already. During the Warriors' 12-0 run in the playoffs, Durant has averaged 25.2 points per game, second behind Curry's 28.6.

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Penguins escape with insane win in game one
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins escape with insane win in game one

That the shot came off the stick of Evgeni Malkin was something of a surprise, more so an anomaly for the National Hockey League playoffs scoring leader, with 25 points (eight goals). "Obviously we didn't play a great game", said Pittsburgh forward Patric Hornqvist . Though they didn't score again in the second, they absolutely controlled play throughout the period, outshooting the Penguins 9-0 in the session.

Sports Borussia Dortmund and coach Thomas Tuchel part ways
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund and coach Thomas Tuchel part ways

A statement from Dortmund on Tuesday confirmed there had been a "separation" but the "separation is by no means a disagreement between two persons". With a year left on his contract, Tuchel's departure reportedly includes a separation payment of around 2.5 million euros (RM11.5 million). "I am grateful for two handsome, eventful and exciting years.

Author: 0 Warriors GM: Steve Kerr's status for the NBA Finals remains unclear

The Cavs were clicking early on, setting the franchise record for points in a quarter behind Kevin Love and James, who shot a flawless 5-of-5 in the first period, as Cleveland took a 43-27 lead. The Celtics made some noise near the end of the first half, but Irving scored Cleveland's first 11 points in the first 3:18 of the second half before two baskets by James ballooned the lead to 25 with 6:39 left in the third quarter.

Sports Cavs again return to Finals
Author: 0 Cavs again return to Finals

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series, the Cavaliers never trailed. Cleveland's 4-1 series win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State , the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

Sports Miami baseball record postseason streak snapped at 44
Author: 0 Miami baseball record postseason streak snapped at 44

Virginia likely should have been a regional host, but instead they travel to Fort Worth as the two seed. The ACC led the country in regional host sites, followed closely by the SEC with four teams chosen as hosts. It wasn't a given that the Tigers would host due to their slide at the end of the season, but the entire body of work this year was enough for the Tigers to get the not.

Author: 0 Predators look to close out Ducks on home ice

He replaced John Gibson , who suffered a lower-body injury . He made 32 saves and aggressively played the puck to help hold off the Ducks . It shouldn't come as a surprise that Aberg played such a big role in Nashville's improbable win in Anaheim .

Author: 0 NBA Finals: Power ranking every player on the Warriors and Cavs

While it's impossible to pin the Warriors' Game 7 loss on Steph's foolish decision, it was just one of the many mistakes made by Golden State down the stretch, which left the door open for the Cavaliers to complete their improbable Finals comeback.

Sports BYU baseball heads to NCAA's Stanford regional, will face Cal State Fullerton
Author: 0 BYU baseball heads to NCAA's Stanford regional, will face Cal State Fullerton

They took two of three from top-seeded Stanford during the regular season, which could give Vanderhook and his players the confidence to know they can advance to the super regional against the victor of the Long Beach regional . I have plenty of time to figure that out after it is over. They will be a three seed in the Long Beach State regional, drawing Texas in the first round.

Author: 0 Five things to watch out for at the French Open on Sunday

The German became the first top seeded woman to lose in the opening round of the French Open since the sport turned professional in 1968 - and the disparity between the players in her Russian opponent's favor was as wide as the scoreline suggests.

Author: 0 Huddersfield beat Reading to claim Premier League promotion

It's just been a rollercoaster, so many ups and downs, but it's all worth it". "Well, experience is important, but if you have passion and ideas you can match it". "I had to focus on Sheffield and then Reading ". It was heartbreaking end to the season for The Royals. Wagner , who was famously Jurgen Klopp's best man at his wedding, learned much of his managerial expertise from working with the current Liverpool boss at Borussia Dortmund and he has his side playing in a similar ...

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger future at Arsenal expected to be made clear on Tuesday

Ian Darke joins the FC panel to discuss the polarizing send-off of John Terry in their final match of the season. Terry will weigh up his options and decide whether he can play on and if so where that will be. "I'm sure he wants to continue". "Listen, this is the target: being here managing a top side". Beaten manager Antonio Conte felt Sanchez's fourth-minute opener - which was initially disallowed for offside, then allowed to stand - should have been ruled out.

Author: 0 Motocross star Nicky Hayden dies of injuries following bicycle accident

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died five days after the American was hit by a auto while cycling in eastern Italy, his Honda World Superbike team said in a statement yesterday. Following his death, a number of stars from the world of superbikes and Formula 1 paid tribute to Hayden. His fiancee Jackie, mother Rose and brother Tommy were by his side.

Author: 0 Wenger: I know I'm right man for Arsenal job

He was doing a lot of waving after the game. I know my mind. Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has admitted that he hopes Arsene Wenger will step down from his role at the club this summer. After another season muddled with fan protests, it is still unknown whether Wenger stays or goes, though the 67-year-old did promise to reveal more info next week.

Author: 0 LeBron James undaunted by beastly Golden State Warriors

What took you so long? We love watching the players and storylines evolve over those years - this is drama on the " Game of Thrones" level. "I mean, he's one of the most competitive players in the league, and he kind of spoke this into existence".

Sports Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team
Author: 0 Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team

Reports say the strategy was planned by Ferrari to get their leading driver into the lead but the team denied that was the case. It was the second race weekend of the season where Hamilton has struggled with his car's handling and he recognised something had to change.

Sports Barca Chooses Valverde As Head Coach
Author: 0 Barca Chooses Valverde As Head Coach

There are many reasons why we chose him. "I personally spoke to Valverde and he is very happy and excited about the thrilling challenge that is to coach Barcelona ", Bartomeu said. Re-establishing the path from La Masia to the first team would greatly help with the task of restoring the team's identity, and Valverde should give youth a chance as soon as possible.

Author: 0 Kerr to miss NBA Cavs-Warriors Finals opener

Outside of being well rested and having Kevin Durant , Golden State isn't at risk of losing Draymond Green to suspension. It's just weird because on the one hand Mike has to coach the team as he sees fit. The Warriors point guard said he still thinks about that play, but he's not going to let it change his style - even on the biggest stage. Associate head coach Mike Brown has led the Warriors, though Kerr has participated in team meetings.