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Author: 0 Dabrowski-Bopanna win mixed doubles title

At age 20, Jelena Ostapenko is the youngest player to reach the French Open final since 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. She's hitting as hard as she can down the line from nowhere. And she remains the only woman in the Open era to win Wimbledon playing two-fisted forehands and backhands. The first women's semifinal match at the French Open is underway.

Sports Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?
Author: 0 Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?

The moment helped swing the final in Arsenal's favour with the Gunners going on to win the match 2-1 and lift the FA Cup . Arsenal ended a season of frustration and uncertainty with FA Cup glory, denying 10-man Chelsea the double as beleaguered Arsene Wenger became the most successful manager in the competition's history.

Sports Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out in first round shock
Author: 0 Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out in first round shock

In the preceding match on Court Philippe Chatrier, Kvitovas eyes welled with tears at the end of her 6-3, 6-2 win against 86th-ranked Julia Boserup of the United States. Kvitova began things with a quick forehand victor; she compiled the first 10 winners of the match and finished with a 31-9 edge in that category. She found her father, Jiri, and her brother, also Jiri, who greeted her with warm embraces and joyous kisses on the cheek.

Sports Special Olympics takes shape from Plymouth to Hartford
Author: 0 Special Olympics takes shape from Plymouth to Hartford

The 2017 State Summer Games in Stevens Point begins Thursday evening and goes through Saturday with 1,377 athletes expected to compete in 62 activities, including aquatics, track and field, soccer, and power lifting. "Law enforcement is one of the major fundraisers for the Special Olympics". "The runs typically are about the awareness that the athletes receive from the communities in which they live and participate", said Campbell.

Sports Rain, wind in forecast for French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Rain, wind in forecast for French Open quarterfinals

The 27-year-old Bacsinszky on Tuesday defeated Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes in a quarter final match, reports Efe. Such is Ostapenko's all-or-nothing style that she is guaranteed to have afternoons when her game lets her down. But the Latvian, who is a chasing a first career title, hit back impressively with three breaks of serve in the second set to level the match.

Author: 0 Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

That leaves them unable to sign new players until the January window, ending the club's bid to bring in the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette , who was seen as a likely replacement for Griezmann. "It's been another good season and hopefully we can make some good signings in January". But Hunter reckons the 26-year-old will eventually move to United - but 12 months down the line.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic Unsure Over Manchester United Future
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Unsure Over Manchester United Future

Peter Bosz's side have scored 120 goals in all competitions this season, and the likes of Sanchez, de Ligt and Veltman all impressed at the heart of Ajax's defence. "Sometimes football is unfair, sometimes life is unfair, I think it's so unfair". "We always thought that we could win the Europa League ", Mourinho concluded.

Sports Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113
Author: 0 Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

No, you don't get that at Campbelltown Sportsground on a Saturday night. Kevin Durant is growing a little exhausted of questions about his ability to play defense. We know have a reason to make Space Jam 2 now: this song. "Fatigue will play a role". The social media post was promptly deleted . Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in ...

Sports We wanted to give Karthik a longer run: Kohli
Author: 0 We wanted to give Karthik a longer run: Kohli

It's important to focus on the task at hand and I am sure Virat will be telling his team the same". But in age of ever more aggressive batting and ever higher strike rates, his figures look old-fashioned - a criticism that has been made of Pakistan's overall approach to white-ball cricket as it's now played.

Author: 0 Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina reacts as he plays against Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles 3rd round match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 03 June 2017. If you play a guy you don't really know, it's hard to get the right gameplan, so it also helps that I know Juan Martin's game very well. Certain players look up to their box more than others and generally all you would like to see coming back is encouragement.

Sports Brook loses world title to Spence in Sheffield
Author: 0 Brook loses world title to Spence in Sheffield

After the fight Spence confirmed in the post-fight press conference that Brook congratulated him as one of the very first things he said to him once the bout ended. The 27-year-old earned his title shot with impressive stoppage wins over Chris Algieri and Leonard Bundu in 2016, and he continued his fine run against Brook.

Author: 0 Chawrasia finishes tied 58th, BMW PGA poised for tight finish

The 34-year-old Noren has had just two top-10 finishes since the last of his 2016 wins, at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in November. South African Branden Grace , the joint overnight leader alongside Andrew Dodt of Australia , saw his victory hopes disappear when he trailed Noren by two shots with seven holes remaining.

Sports A close shave: Cristiano Ronaldo explains bold new style
Author: 0 A close shave: Cristiano Ronaldo explains bold new style

Cristiano Ronaldo , the star of a star-studded Real Madrid team, earned his man of the match award in the Champions League Final on Saturday evening, scoring two goals to help his team claim their twelfth European Cup . "I am very happy - an incredible season again". No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid . This is one of the best moments of my career - I have the chance to say this every year! The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a ...

Sports Brittany Force wins NHRA New England Nationals
Author: 0 Brittany Force wins NHRA New England Nationals

Not fun for sure, but I really feel for my guys right now because they're putting together an entire new auto. Robert Hight set the track speed record at 336.74 during his second qualifying pass of 3.849, putting him in the No. "Today is a culmination of everything that happened over the past year and a half, since 2016 was tough for us", said Enders of the importance of today's victory.

Sports Antoine Griezmann confirms he'll stay with Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann confirms he'll stay with Atletico Madrid

The ruling means Atletico will not be able to acquire any players until January next year as a punishment for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under 18. 'It's been another good season and hopefully we can make some good signings in January. The France global said he had chose to stay at the Spanish side after discussing with his sporting advisor Eric Olhats .

Sports LeBron James scores while passing
Author: 0 LeBron James scores while passing

That was the case for a good chunk of Game 3, but the Cavs faltered in the final few minutes. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland , early Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Sports Warriors trying to hold off Cavs in Game 3
Author: 0 Warriors trying to hold off Cavs in Game 3

Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason to keep alive a chance of becoming the first group to go unbeaten all the way to a title. Durant finished 31 points and eight rebounds, with guard Klay Thompson adding 30 points in a breakout performance after two weak games to start the series.

Sports Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray
Author: 0 Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

Murray played Wawrinka in the semi-final 12 months ago, emerging a victor in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final. "Obviously there was bad tragedy in London and Manchester". Second seed Karolina Pliskova faces Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg for a place in the last eight. But Nishikori famously dumped the 2012 US Open champion out in NY past year after rallying from sets to one down.

Author: 0 Buttler's late burst takes England past 300-run mark

Morris said the semi-final is a sell-out and explained nearly 14,000 tickets had been bought for England's victory over New Zealand . Australia have a must-win group game in hand against England on June 10 to reach the semis. Rashid (12) fell leg before wicket to Santner, despite reviewing the umpire's initial decision but thankfully for England , Buttler found a steady partner at last in Plunkett.

Author: 0 Ostapenko beats Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

The other semi-final was decided amid the wind and rain of Tuesday at Roland Garros , with Jelana Ostapenko reaching the last four where she will face Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky , who ended Kristina Mladenovic's hopes. I think it's just a business thing. "I was like, 'There is no chance I make final here,"' she said. Svitolina is No.1 in the 2017 standings and arrived in Paris fresh from a final victory over Halep at the Italian Open.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India

He has conceded over 80 runs seven times in his career, three of those coming against India . With Kusal Mendis taking his time to settle in, Gunathilaka took the responsibility of maintaining their run rate, and pulled and drove Umesh Yadav for a six and two fours in a span of two overs.

Author: 0 Warriors pull rug on Cavs, take commanding 3-0 Finals lead

Golden State trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, who signed with the Warriors past year to win a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 points in the fourth. Smith made five 3-pointers and scored 16 points, and Kevin Love gutted his way to nine points and 13 rebounds on a night he shot just 1 for 9. Andre Iguodala sealed the deal on the other end of the court with a block on LeBron James that might have stolen Cleveland's collective will to carry on.

Author: 0 Australian police say disruptive passenger left psychiatric care hours before boarding MH128

The Sri Lankan national was overpowered by crew members and passengers who used belts from their trousers to tie his hands as the airliner returned to Melbourne . However, Police's Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton is defending the delay saying, "There were some initial reports we have received from within the plane of the possibility of there being more than one offender, or more than one explosive device".

Sports Brazil will feel the loss of Neymar, says Sampaoli
Author: 0 Brazil will feel the loss of Neymar, says Sampaoli

Although Neymar is missing from Brazil's line-up, his Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi will light up the occasion at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Given that the tickets aren't exactly very cheap, of course I'm unhappy to know that he might not come down now. Having played 14 rounds in the selection for the World Cup in Russia, Brazil took 33 points with a goal difference of 35:10, which allows them to early get out of the group of Latin American countries.

Sports Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress
Author: 0 Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress

Prior to the tournament, Rafael Nadal said he considers Paris his second home due to the past success at Roland Garros. "It was a bit of a rusty start", said Djokovic, who while winning in straights needed eight set points to close out the first with new coach Andre Agassi looking on.

Sports Pakistan stun South Africa with rain-hit, 19-run win
Author: 0 Pakistan stun South Africa with rain-hit, 19-run win

Pakistan fans dominated a crowd of more than 16,000, giving it the air of a home game for Sarfraz's men in Birmingham , a city with one of the largest Asian populations in Britain. Pakistan then showed more steel to their batting, with Fakhar Zaman adding the early impetus on ODI debut before a 52-run stand between Babar Azam and Hafeez settled any nerves after the fall of two quick wickets.

Sports Ostapenko outclasses Wozniacki in Paris
Author: 0 Ostapenko outclasses Wozniacki in Paris

At age 20, Jelena Ostapenko is the youngest player to reach the French Open final since 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. As Ostapenko left the room, she turned to her agent and whispered with a wide, proud smile, "My answers are amusing".

Author: 0 Warriors turn back Cavs anew for 3-0 Finals lead

The Golden State Warriors banked on an 11-0 run in the final three minutes to score a 118-113 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland . His 39 points led all scorers, and he was one assist away from a triple-double. "We didn't execute it the way we wanted to", said Smith. "We settled down and got some stops at the end".

Author: 0 Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business

Everything they wanted. Pace, physical nature, venue, support. A positive number is how much a person would win if they bet $100. Kevin Durant , the difference in the 2017 Finals, led the Warriors with 31 points and Golden State held off a furious effort by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 118-113 win in Game 3 .

Sports Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk and say sorry to Southampton
Author: 0 Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk and say sorry to Southampton

Southampton requested the authorities of the English Premier League (EPL) to investigate the city-based club over their breach of rules. The past three days have seen Liverpool's interest in the Southampton defender go from it looking nearly certain for the Dutchman to sign this summer to it looking very unlikely.

Sports Draymond Green Says Cavaliers Fans 'Are Just Rude' After Heckling Mother
Author: 0 Draymond Green Says Cavaliers Fans 'Are Just Rude' After Heckling Mother

With that being said , fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers have made their way into the spotlight for the wrong reasons - and it's not the first time they've done so. If they would watch the game and enjoy it instead of worshipping it. It got a little physical and police even escorted a fan out. Babers was held back as two male fans shoved each other.

Author: 0 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upsets No. 11-seed Caroline Wozniacki

The pair eventually won their quarter-final matches after torrential rain disrupted the first two women's last-eight ties in Paris . Both players again struggled to hold their serve, exchanging breaks before Ostapenko rattled off three games in a row to lead 5-2.

Sports Penguins return home as betting favourites for Game 5
Author: 0 Penguins return home as betting favourites for Game 5

Murray has posted a 5-3 mark with a 2.08 goals-against average and.925 save percentage in the past nine games after missing the first two rounds of the playoffs because of a lower-body injury, with veteran Marc-Andre Fleury recording a 9-6 mark with a 2.56 GAA and.924 save percentage.

Author: 0 Murray sets up Wawrinka French Open SF showdown

Fellow Roland Garros semifinalist Rafael Nadal criticised Ramos earlier in the tournament after also being penalised a first serve, saying he felt the umpire was looking for him to slip up. Wawrinka has not dropped a set on his way to the semis, and his 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win on Wednesday over Marin Cilic was every bit as impressive as it sounds.

Sports Zunino hits 2nd HR in 9th to rally Mariners past Twins
Author: 0 Zunino hits 2nd HR in 9th to rally Mariners past Twins

If you are still not convinced about Fubo TV then try out their 7-day trial free , so you can watch Twins vs Mariners Online. "He's worked his tail off". The Seattle catcher and former standout at the University of Florida hit his first grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs to power the Mariners to a 9-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.

Author: 0 LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

We literally have never once mentioned 16-0. To me it's a miracle that it's even a possibility. "I mean, we could have gotten at least 140 the other night if we only had about 10 to 15 turnovers", All-Star guard Klay Thompson said. They set a great tone. "So obviously I'm drained right now". "We've got to be ready for that initial force". He has scored 71 points through two games.

Author: 0 Warriors pull off late comeback to shock the Cavaliers

I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals. He's never looked better as a defender-his stint at center in Game 2 effectively swung the game-but most critically, he's looked loose and confident as a scorer. And, outside of about 35 seconds at the end of the third quarter, he was. I see nothing preventing them from going to eight to 10 straight Finals. Admittedly, Irving struggled mightily from the three-point line, but his ability to take over with his scoring was on full display for the ...

Sports Nissan to make automatic emergency braking standard in one million U.S. cars
Author: 0 Nissan to make automatic emergency braking standard in one million U.S. cars

The proliferation of AEB could help reduce the rising number of traffic fatalities on US roads today, said Charles Farmer, vice president of research at the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. Honda and Acura are also beginning to include AEB as standard equipment across their lineups. Nissan will implement the standard automatic braking technology in its most popular cars and SUVs: the Rogue/Rogue Sport, Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder, Maxima, Murano and Leaf.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017

Even with LeBron James averaging a triple-double through the first two games, Durant has been just as good, if not better. Durant blocked five shots to go with 33 points, 13 rebounds and six assists after going off for 38 points and eight assists in Thursday's Game 1.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving, Cavs Fall To Warriors In Game Three

Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors , who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in the National Basketball Association. Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors shoots against JR Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers . The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss ...

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko vs Timea Bacsinszky

Having missed so big advantage, the native of Odessa outright failed the third set and could not for the first time to reach the semi-finals in the tournament series Grand slam. Murray, last year's runner-up, will take on Karen Khachanov. But, yeah. such a big event. "Today I can finally say I felt a little bit better on the court compared to the last matches".

Sports United's Rashford happy with senior England call-up
Author: 0 United's Rashford happy with senior England call-up

England face Scotland in World Cup qualifying on Saturday, with the France friendly at Stade de France next Tuesday. "Of course it's to play down the middle", Rashford said of what position he prefers. Manchester is a small place and it was more than likely that I was going to know someone who was a victim there. "We got the trophy we needed [the Europa League].

Sports Rafael Nadal Enjoys Easiest Road Ever To French Open Semifinals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Enjoys Easiest Road Ever To French Open Semifinals

Djokovic is looking to defend is French Open title while Nadal is looking for a record extending 10 title in Paris . It is the fewest number of games Nadal has lost on his way to the last four on the Paris clay. Nadal beat the Austrian to lift the trophy in both Madrid and Barcelona , but Thiem exacted a measure of revenge with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 31-year-old at the Rome Masters.

Author: 0 Finals giving Kevin Durant a chance to prove he's NBA's best player

Golden State certainly didn't expect a repeat performance Wednesday, at least to judge from the look on Draymond Green's face. Coming to a tough environment, we knew it was going to be tough, but they won the first two games. I'm exhausted of being second. The Cavs, though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 - the shot that makes dreams come true.

Author: 0 Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of NBA title

Point guard Kyrie Irving added 39 points, though he missed all seven of his three-point shots. Durant dropped 14 in the final frame and capped off the game with the biggest shot of the series. "I thought our team scrapped and competed. That's what happened! They wouldn't take it!" James knows his team have to play a ideal game on Friday or else they will be on the wrong end of a historic playoff run.

Author: 0 Liverpool sensationally pull out of Van Dijk transfer

The Saints lodged a formal complaint with the Premier League earlier in the week after learning that Liverpool had contacted Van Dijk through the back channels - "tapping up", as it used to be called in the trade. That brings us to Wednesday, when the saga between Liverpool , Virgil van Dijk , and Southampton took a rather odd turn. "He is tailor-made for a big club as far as I am concerned".

Author: 0 In Game 3, Warriors Beat Cavaliers In Fourth Quarter Comeback

He's been an wonderful player in this league for a long time, and he senses this is his time, his moment, his team". With their 15th straight win, the Warriors have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports.

Sports Arsenal's Hector Bellerin hints move to Barcelona is not imminent
Author: 0 Arsenal's Hector Bellerin hints move to Barcelona is not imminent

Arsenal fans will be delighted with this latest update, however, which is surely a message to Gooners to ignore the speculation as he's staying put. Bellerin has established himself as an Arsenal first-team regular in recent seasons after impressing when called upon following Mathieu Debuchy's injury in 2015.