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Sports Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat
Author: 0 Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat

Bacsinszky got her hands on a fourth set point and this time, she wouldn't let a Jabeur drop shot fool her, as she ran it down and found the victor to take the opening set in 32 minutes. The 11th-seeded Wozniacki is a two-time runner-up at majors. Their late match was suspended due to rain after Wozniacki won the first set 6-2 before Bellis dominated the second set and held a 5-2 edge when it was called.

Sports Pakistan wins toss and bowls vs India in Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan wins toss and bowls vs India in Champions Trophy

Asked to bat, the Indians rode on a power-packed performance by the top order to post a challenging total of 319/3 in an innings affected by rain twice - and consequently shortened to 48 overs . No member of India's attack leaked runs the way Wahab had done, with paceman Umesh Yadav , who took three for 30 in 7.4 overs, ending the match when he dismissed Hasan for a duck.

Author: 0 Barcelona officially announce Ernesto Valverde as their next manager

Herrera is reportedly a transfer target for incoming Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde , but the sources said the 27-year-old - United's Player of the Year this season - would turn down the chance to move to the Camp Nou. Valverde has earned his own success as a manager. Valverde led Athletic to victory over Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Super Cup in 2015, which marked the team's first title in more than three decades.

Sports Furious Bryce Harper Charges Mound In Bench-Clearing Memorial Day Brawl
Author: 0 Furious Bryce Harper Charges Mound In Bench-Clearing Memorial Day Brawl

Harper did. not. like. that. The pitch connected, Harper was immediately displeased, and after motioning with his bat broke into a full sprint towards the Giants fireballer, pausing only briefly to take off his helmet and crow-hop to get a few extra miles an hour on the protective device he clearly meant to hurl back at the aggressor.

Author: 0 Dominant India crush Pakistan by 124 runs

IN the 27th over, he was dismissed by Bhuvneshwar Kumar . No member of India's attack leaked runs the way Wahab had done, with paceman Umesh Yadav , who took three for 30 in 7.4 overs, ending the match when he dismissed Hasan for a duck.

Sports Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game
Author: 0 Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game

Defeat by 240 runs was certainly not what they wanted. He looked cautious when bowling, but Azhar said he expected Riaz to recover well in time for the match. The game shows a match between crickets and snails, a reference made by Google that one could play the game even on a slow network. He added: " England are a very good side".

Author: 0 Red Sox's Price earns 1st win

For Ramirez, who could be found spreading incense throughout the visitors' clubhouse before the game, it was just his second homer since May 2. "I thought tonight much more consistent location to all his pitches compared to just five days ago over in Chicago".

Sports Caps stellar in win; force Game 7
Author: 0 Caps stellar in win; force Game 7

Kelly has played only one post-season game this spring and it came in the first round against Boston more than a month ago. After the monstrous 0-7 win in the game 5, the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators clash on in the Eastern Conference Final Game 6 at Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open

Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday. If Nadal goes through the tournament without dropping a set he will emulate his achievement in 2008 and 2010. After 4 hours, 17 minutes of hard slog, the 20th-seeded Carreno Busta will have used up valuable energy for his quarterfinal against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal .

Sports Andy Murray to renew rivalry with Juan Martin Del Potro
Author: 0 Andy Murray to renew rivalry with Juan Martin Del Potro

Del Potro, who has a history of wrist surgeries and recuperations, sat down post-match on the Spaniard's courtside bench to comfort him. "It will be very tough", Murray said. 'It could be another great battle if I feel good. "I don't like it when it's in (view during) my ball toss". Apparently, it is also his first appearance in French Open in Five years.

Author: 0 Nadal races into 11th French Open quarter-final

The 24-year-old is only 5ft 7in tall but his shots pack a real punch and he shocked Djokovic by coming from a break down to take the opening set. Of Samantha Stosur's 13 losses at Roland Garros , six have come to sometime champions of the event.

Sports Adams' slam, solo shot in 12th send Braves over Reds 6-5
Author: 0 Adams' slam, solo shot in 12th send Braves over Reds 6-5

In fact, it was reported that fifteen of the credentialed media was anxiously milling about in the Braves' clubhouse... while Phillips was as far away from them as he could get in a media-exclusion zone. Inciarte had the big blow in Atlanta's five-run third, belting a three-run shot to right-center to give Atlanta a 9-2 lead. Braves' second baseman Brandon Phillips was 0-for-5 in his first game back in Cincinnati after spending 11 seasons with the Reds .

Sports Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series
Author: 0 Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series

After her escape, Florida got on the board in the first when Janell Wheaton's single knocked in two runners. "Just really finally hitting (our) stride, but I think more than anything, just gained a little bit of confidence and going up there it actually looks like we're trying to get some hits", Walton said.

Author: 0 Roland Garros await their darling as Mladenovic faces Muguruza

PARIS (AP) - Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both play Sunday in the fourth round of the French Open, in a packed schedule created by multiple rain postponements. Bacsinszky's best result at a major tournament was reaching the semifinals at Roland Garros in 2015. So of course I'm sad. The nine-time champion matched Roger Federer's Open era record for appearances in the last eight at Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

Real defeated Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League for the 12th time. "The truth is that Real Madrid have many important players". Real Madrid's supporters elebrates a goal by Real Madrid's Brazilian midfielder Casemiro as they watch play from a bar in Madrid on June 3, 2017 during the UEFA Champions League football match final Juventus vs Real Madrid CF held at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff .

Sports It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Steve Smith
Author: 0 It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Steve Smith

Australia earned a single point from the first match of their campaign against New Zealand which had to be abandoned due to rain. "More flustered on what to wear on a dinner date with his missus", quipped Trent Boult , before they shift to Cardiff for Tuesday night's (NZT) must-win Champions Trophy one-day worldwide against England.

Author: 0 Highlights: Garbine Muguruza continues title hunt

No. 23 seed Samantha Stosur of Australia notched her eighth consecutive win with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands, moving into the second week of the French Open for the sixth time in her career. Mladenovic has been struggling with a bad back since the eve of the tournament and served 16 double faults.But ultimately the rest of her game made up for it, although there must be a concern that she has expended too much emotional energy to go all the way.

Author: 0 French Open roundup from day seven

The former world number one went on to complete a 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 win. Djokovic's comeback against Schwartzman and Nadal wins in straight sets against Basilashvili. When Murray cajoled an error out of him to take the tiebreak 10-8, his opponent stood and then slumped over the net post for almost a minute, motionless.

Author: 0 Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Two goals in 42 second have given the Predators a 2-1 lead on Pittsburgh in the second period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final . Up until the Final , the Penguins had scored on 25 percent of their power plays in the playoffs - the best rate in the league for any team that got past the first round.

Author: 0 South Africa begin ICC Champions Trophy campaign with comfortable victory

In reply, Sri Lanka were off to a flying start thanks to a blistering innings from Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga but their valiant efforts were cut short by Imran Tahir fiery spell. South Africa's Morne Morkel made the first breakthrough when he dismissed the risky Niroshan Dickwella for 41 after the Sri Lanka opener's attempted drive down the ground resulted in a comfortable catch for Wayne Parnell at third man.

Author: 0 NBA Finals pick: Cavaliers stun Warriors in six games

Someone painted a racial slur - the N-word - on the gate of his Los Angeles home, leaving James to address racism rather than his seventh straight Finals appearance or stopping KD. They're going to shoot tough shots. On Monday, I explained how Uncle Drew is playing his most efficient basketball entering the Finals . Golden State would be wise to make sure no unsung heroes appear to aid the Cavs effort."He's so versatile, he can really play anywhere on the court".

Sports India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up
Author: 0 India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up

Former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri had earlier said that the Champions Trophy is only an overdose of cricket for the audience and equally hard on the players. England will learn from their early collapse in Monday's one-day worldwide defeat to South Africa at Lord's, captain Eoin Morgan said ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh tomorrow.

Author: 0 Champions League: Ronaldo beats Messi to top scorer award

I get to say that every year. He said: "We are disappointed". "It's been a hard season and I've worked hard". Juve might have been rocked but they surged again, producing a superb team move at the end of which Mandzukic scored one of the great Champions League final goals.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins

It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. In that game, the Predators seized momentum until the reigning champs snatched it away late. On Tuesday, Guentzel was a feel-good story after scoring the winning goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. In the past 15 years, it ranks second behind Game 2 of the 2013 Final between Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, which was played between two Top 10 media markets and averaged 3.964 million.

Author: 0 Mourinho restores Man United's winning feeling after Europa victory

Their 29 goals conceded was second-best in the Premier League and only once allowing more than a goal in 15 Europa League contests, astonishing figures considering the way those same defenders played in recent seasons and the injuries to the Red Devils defense.

Author: 0 Mission Accomplished! Real Madrid Beat Juventus To Break Champions League Curse

Real Madrid won the first five European championships, from 1956-60, and holds the overall lead with 12 titles. Already he is approaching Bob Paisley and Carlo Ancelotti's record of three European Cup / Champions League wins as manager, and in winning in Cardiff Zidane has nearly immediately equalled the likes of Helenio Herrera, Sir Alex Ferguson , Brian Clough, Sacchi, Ottmar Hitzfeld and Mourinho in winning two European titles.

Sports Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash
Author: 0 Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash

Former Basketball Wives reality star Gloria Govan , Matt Barnes ex-wife, was also in that vehicle, both were uninjured in the accident. Fisher was driving and allowed a auto to pass before his Cadillac hit the raised concrete curb and guardrail on the shoulder.

Sports Muguruza in third round, Goffin retires at French Open
Author: 0 Muguruza in third round, Goffin retires at French Open

The eighth-seeded Nishikori was leading 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-3 when rain stopped play on Saturday, but was clearly struggling with a wrist injury and had also had treatment on his back as the 21-year-old Chung rallied. "You know what? I love this tournament, no matter what happens", she said. Djokovic needed little over two hours to see off Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 as he bids to become the first man in the Open era to win each Grand Slam twice.

Author: 0 One play that helps explain the Cavs' Game 1 loss

The Cavs can score. The loser of Game 1 has gone on to win four of the last six championships, including last season, when the Cavaliers were beaten 104-89 in Oakland before rebounding to win the best-of-seven series in Game 7. While Durant and Curry commanded the offense, Green held down the fort defensively as he has all year. But we all know that when the series starts, the commentary will nearly certainly take a chippier tone.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or !

Juventus lost the Champions League Final to Real Madrid , but still earned more from the tournament this season than any other club: €109m. After seeing Lionel Messi and Barcelona reign with four titles in a decade, Cristiano Ronaldo's Madrid raised its game the last four seasons and again became the team to beat in the continent.

Sports Benintendi hits 2 HRs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 7-3
Author: 0 Benintendi hits 2 HRs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 7-3

Baltimore never relinquished the lead. "Game was about not being able to do much against one of the best pitchers in the game", Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. Joseph was tagged out on the play. Boston leadoff batter Mookie Betts got his 500th career hit with a swinging bunt to open the game. Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez is headed to the 10-day disabled list with a right knee subluxation.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals

In yet another ominous performance, Nadal destroyed his opponent on Court Suzanne Lenglen to move into the quarter-finals and one step closer to a 10th Roland Garros crown. Open champion Stosur was eliminated by 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. In the men's doubles, the unseeded duo of Paes and S. Lipsky of the USA lost 6-7 (3), 2-6 to Spaniards D.

Author: 0 Rihanna's Heckling and Dabbing Means Warriors in Four

Curry went behind his back with the dribble, stepped back and started to go up for a 3-pointer, retreated and passed to Draymond Green , who whipped a pass back to Curry near half court. "I'm cool", he said. Thompson, though, was strong on the other end as were all the Warriors on the night. The Warriors expect the Cavaliers to clean up their game and play much better on Sunday.

Author: 0 Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Record-breaker Ronaldo became the first player to net in three finals, bagged his 600th career goal and Real's 500th in the Champions League . Few of those will have matched Mario Mandzukic's spectacular overhead equaliser for Juventus , which was eventually in vain for the Italian side who had the best of the first half before being swept aside in the second.

Author: 0 Predators finally get a win in Game 3

The turning point for Rinne came in the second period. With the Nashville fans behind him in Game 4, however, expect another big showing from Rinne. I thought my breath smelled great. Fans were a bit skittish after Pittsburgh was the first to score and we wondered if Pekke in fact WAS back on his game.

Author: 0 Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

His words are mumbled and his eyes remain closed most of the time. Woods said he suffered an unexpected reaction to medication , and Kaymer believes the only thing the American needs right now is help, not condemnation. Woods mumbles responses to an officer's questions, describing his hair as "mostly brown and fading". When it's over, Woods seems baffled by the contraption holding his wrists together behind his back.

Sports PK Subban: Crosby denies comments about Subban's breath
Author: 0 PK Subban: Crosby denies comments about Subban's breath

Subban said on an NBCSN interview that Crosby had mocked his oral hygiene. "Usually when guys chirp after the game or during the game, it's usually about your game or something personal". But". Crosby making fun of Subban's bad breath following a game would be unusual, but not outside the realm of trash talking between athletes. Crosby said he didn't say what Subban said he said.

Author: 0 Nicky Hayden Cause of Death: How Did Motorcycle Racer Die?

A statement released Friday by the hospital confirmed he had sustained multiple injuries , including "serious cerebral damage". Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesana announced his death, reports ESPN. Known as the "Kentucky Kid", Nicky Hayden arrived in 2003 in MotoGP with his number 69 in the race and won his only world title three years later at the helm of a Honda.

Author: 0 London Mayor Refuses To Respond To Donald Trump's 'Ill Informed' Twitter Tirade

She added that the measures were needed as "terrorism breeds terrorism" and attackers copy each other. They said: "We would at this point also like to reach out to those affected by the London terror attack , sending our love and condolences to those who have lost loved ones, our hearts are aching for your loss, may those injured have a speedy recovery".

Sports Man United fans want Bale and Rodriguez before Super Cup
Author: 0 Man United fans want Bale and Rodriguez before Super Cup

Speaking about the jeers Real fans levelled on him during down times in the season, Ronaldo said: "It is not the moment to speak about [whistles]". "If our current team is complemented with new players, we'll be really competitive in the Champions League next year".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo brace guides Real Madrid to Champions League victory

Particularly after the world player of the year ensured Madrid pulled off one of soccer's hardest feats, becoming the first team to successfully defend their Champions League title. Madrid, more impressive than they had been in beating Atletico Madrid in the 2014 and 2016 finals, were playing their 60th match of the season in Cardiff .

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo girlfriend: Georgina Rodriguez celebrates with Real Madrid star

What more could I ask?" Speculations are now that, whether he has surpassed Lionel Messi to inch closer to his fifth the Ballon d'Or. His career goal tally in club and worldwide soccer now stands at 600. The people who always criticise Cristiano are going to have put their guitar back in its case". With the blow of the final whistle, the Portuguese worldwide was named the Man-of-the-Match and received the award from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson .

Sports It's a test to find Champions Trophy's context
Author: 0 It's a test to find Champions Trophy's context

He did not touch it, nor did he pose with the trophy like his English counterpart Eoin Morgan, who appeared for the presser after Mashrafe and smilingly posed for photographs. However, Mortaza added: "But we know that we are also a better side; that we are a very improving side". "We were bowled out for 84 in that practice game against India ".

Author: 0 Nadal into 11th French Open quarter-final, Wozniacki tops ex-champ

The fourth seed will meet compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta , through to his first Slam quarter-final, for spot in the last four after the latter stunned Canada's Milos Raonic . But the rain did not arrive and he was put out of his misery after an hour and a half, with Nadal preparing for fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut .

Sports Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season
Author: 0 Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

With my sports advisor, Eric Olhats , we chose to stay. Talk around the soccer world last week seemed focused on whether or not Antoine Griezmann would agree to head to Manchester United via a pricey transfer. Griezmann refused to leave Diego Simeone in such a position, and therefore made his decision. His appearance for France came after Spanish newspaper AS reported that Griezmann had agreed an improved new deal with Atletico.

Author: 0 LeSean McCoy recruits Jeremy Maclin to Buffalo

Sammy Watkins' extended injury-induced absence played a part in that, to be sure, but the depth of the Bills' receiving corps left plenty to be desired. The two were back-to-back selections by the Eagles in the 2009 draft, and spent six seasons together in Philadelphia. The recruiting efforts of McCoy and Tyrod could go a long way in Buffalo signing the veteran receiver.

Sports Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston

He added: "Let's hope it's rust and let's hope it's gone". "We did not bowl well at all so that's something we need to look at and improve on for the next game". Australia still chose to hold back their most well-tuned seamer, James Pattinson, after his explosive spell at Nottinghamshire, preferring the worthy but less hostile John Hastings instead.

Sports United to fight hard to hold onto De Gea
Author: 0 United to fight hard to hold onto De Gea

According to the Sky sports news HQ Manchester united is pushing towards signing he centre back Raphael Varane , whom they linked with prior to his move to Real Madrid from French thing back in the year 2011. 'It's Madrid's third Champions League in four years and my third as a professional. With jet lag, unfamiliarity within the squad, and the physical demands of a tour on the other side of the world, they simply don't have time for any self-imposed problems.

Author: 0 Real Madrid become first team to retain Champoin League title

The Whites trailed Sporting 1-0 in the 89th minute at the Bernabéu, but there still seemed an air of inevitability when Ronaldo equalised with an unstoppable free-kick into the top corner. Real Madrid deserved to win in the second half. He said: "We are disappointed". Having lifted the European Cup once with Manchester United , Ronaldo has done it three times in four seasons with Madrid .