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by | June 06, 2017 | 14:59

In the second set, the Croatian was broken once again in the very first attempt and Bopanna/Dabrowski looked on course to a comfortable win before the Canadian Gabriela was broken. Although this is the 37-year-old player's highest mixed doubles finish so far, Bopanna is a former Grand Slam finalist in the men's doubles . Bopanna and Dabrowski will next play the victor of the match between Andreja Klepac / Dominic Inglot and Andrea Hlavackova/Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the latter pair ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:18

In the last match against Australia , which was washed off due to rain, New Zealand had the upper hand. New Zealand have faced England nine times earlier in familiar conditions in the past four years and England hold an edge over New Zealand with the head-to-head tally reading 5-4.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:36

The crisis was likely to have wide-ranging consequences, for Qatar and its citizens as well as the Middle East and Western interests. The White House said on Monday it was committed to working to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf. Qatar and Iran also share management of the world's largest gas field, South Pars, in the Persian Gulf. Its Gulf Arab neighbors responded with anger, blocking Qatari-based media, including the Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:25

For now, he insists he is happy enough just to sit on the floor as long as he plays. But Gaudreau netted the game victor Saturday and broke a 1-1 tie in Game 4 with a wraparound that came so close to not going in that play continued for another 35 seconds until officials whistled for a review.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:43

I don't know what people were expecting. "What else can I say? ". Djokovic and Nadal are however seeded to meet in the semi-finals. "The crowd was really tough today", Muguruza said at a news conference that was halted at one point so she could compose herself after getting choked up.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:50

Curry recorded his first career postseason triple-double, with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds . Golden State had won a record 73 regular-season games previous year and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and swipe the title.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:25

He's never, in 1,546 career games, scored more than three runs. The Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals meet Tuesday in Major League Baseball action at Kauffman Stadium. The Kansas City Royals have lost five of their last six games when allowing at least one run. Kennedy, in the second season of a five-year, $70 million contract, is winless in 14 starts since a September 11 victory.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:00

All James wanted to think about was getting some food and wine on the flight home. "We were much more physical today than we were in Game 1". They forced us to turn the ball over more, which we can't do. (To be fair, the one thing that was as loud was the ovation for Steve Kerr's return to the bench.) Thompson had averaged 29 percent shooting over the five games leading up to Sunday, but in Game 2 he was 8-of-12 and hitting from everywhere.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:11

Haynes adds that there isn't much known information on the song, such as the title, the theme, or where it was recorded. Haynes's article made it sound as though the chances we'd ever hear the track are slim, but it looks like LeBron and KD aren't the only ones with a copy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:25

In response, Australia were cruising with David Warner 40 not out and Smith unbeaten on 22 - the former becoming the fastest Australian to score 4,000 one-day worldwide runs before the heavens opened to prevent a sure-fire win. Some will say it could be considered justice as Australia were way behind in the match against New Zealand when that was washed out, so if they had lost that and won this one then they'd still be on two points.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:46

The fourth-seeded Spaniard next meets either No. 5 Milos Raonic of Canada or Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta . The nine-time champion matched Roger Federer's record for quarter-final appearances at Roland Garros . " I think the rain helped me a lot, because I was really down in the fourth set and mentally I wasn't ready ", Nishikori said. The French 13th seed is through to just her second Slam quarter-final - after the 2015 US Open - and will face Switzerland s Timea Bacsinszky for a ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:34

The South Carolina native had a one-stroke edge over defending champion Jordan Spieth , who was watching near the clubhouse after posting a bogey-free five-under 65 to grab the clubhouse lead. The overcast and humid conditions in the fourth round at the Colonial Country Club course were the most conducive all week to low scores. Needing to hole his greenside bunker shot for birdie from a hard lie to force a play-off, Simpson bookended his round with his second bogey of the day, handing ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:18

Nashville Predators fans have reason to celebrate Tuesday night after a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins , tying the Stanley Cup Final series at 2-2 and guaranteeing another game in Smashville. That prompted changes to handle the crowds with only 200 fans with wristbands allowed on the plaza with a downtown amphitheater opened for a watch party.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:24

Haynes reports that he asked both James and Durant about the track. As a lark during some downtime between workout sessions, they recorded a hip-hop track together. "It was very good". The first two games of the NBA Finals 2017 showed that the improved Warriors are too much to handle for the reigning NBA champions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:30

The two exchanged words at the end of the Game 3 win in Nashville. We did a good job of that tonight. But goaltending, for Gretzky, was the key. Hours before the Predators were set to host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, Laviolette on Monday asked Nashville fans to refrain from throwing catfish on the ice via a video posted on the team's official website.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:14

One of those names is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, an England worldwide who has found it hard to settle in North London following his arrival as a teenager from Southampton- with "the Ox" struggling for fitness and form. However the versatile midfielder featured in the 2-1 FA Cup final victory against Chelsea in May and it is said that is a huge signal of intent from Arsenal , who want to keep hold of the former Southampton youth prospect.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:01

But finding others to step up and assist in the scoring, rebounding and playmaking departments has, thus far, been a futile search for the reigning NBA Champion Cavaliers , and nowhere has that lack of production been more evident than with center Tristan Thompson who is averaging half as many points and rebounds as he did over the first three rounds of the postseason.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:18

Stricker, who is certain to be a big draw at Erin Hills and is fully exempt to play in his first US Senior Open in late June, was among 902 golfers competing in sectional qualifiers in 10 different locations for 72 spots at the US Open . The four-time Major champion - 2011 U.S. Open, 2012, 2014 PGA Championship, and 2014 Open Championship - has long defined his career in terms of major championship titles and, while a Masters victory continues to elude him, he is consistently a contender in ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:07

Spider Studios, a recording studio in Cleveland, Ohio, tweeted out a snippet of the track in which Durant takes a quick jab at FOX Sports' Skip Bayless before James comes in. Eric Goodwin, a former agent for both players, said the song was "very good" and wanted to put in " Thunderstruck ", a movie starring Durant that he produced.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:55

Pekka Rinne, who had been the reason why Nashville had lost the first two games of the Stanley Cup final , has been the reason why the Predators, who outscored the Penguins 9-2 at home after getting outscored 9-4 on the road, are now heading back to Pittsburgh with the best-of-seven series tied 2-2.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:18

World No. 1 Murray , the runner-up in Paris to Novak Djokovic in 2016, brushed aside Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Some classic Murray defence drew the error from Khachanov and a break for 4-2, and Murray went on clinch the first set comfortably.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:12

Hazard fractured his right ankle during a training session with the Belgium national team on Sunday before an initial scan estimated the winger would be sidelined for between six and eight weeks. "Of course, I would consider it it Madrid made an offer", Hazard said via Goal . "I am keen to win trophies ". I'm a Chelsea player, I have another contract for three years.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:19

Rain in the interval between innings meant Australia faced a reduced victory target of 235 from 33 overs, and they limped to 53 for three in nine overs before the heavens opened for a final time and the game was abandoned. Overall, both the teams have been face-to-face in 135 matches which ended in Australia's favour 90 times and New Zealand emerged victorious in 39 ODIs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:30

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has indicated to Liverpool that they are his preferred choice of destination in a summer move, sources have told ESPN FC. The Saints know that Van Dijk is under contract for the long-term, and feel that keeping him for another season will not reduce his value. There were suggestions yesterday that Van Dijk's move to Anfield had become an inevitability, with bookies suspending betting on the transfer.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:06

Tonight Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that a deal has been agreed, with the Old Lady paying €14m [£12.2m] plus €2m in bonuses for the Polish global. Szczesny made a move to Italy after slipping down the pecking order at Arsenal . Either way, a lot has changed over the past couple of years, with Szczesny morphing from an impulsive liability into an incredibly effective 'keeper, registering more clean sheets (14) than anybody else in Serie A last season and ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:35

Nashville's regular mayor, Megan Barry, presented him with the honors hours before Game 4 between the Preds and Penguins at Bridgestone Arena. Along with being the most skilled defensemen on the team, Josi was also the most productive in the Game 3 win, with 1 goal and 2 assists.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:49

According to Marca , Pepe was on the verge of signing for Inter Milan, but Unai Emery insisted the Ligue 1 step in and hijack the deal. The 34-year-old Euro 2016 victor is out of contract at the end of the month and wanted a two-year deal at Madrid .

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:10

Only former Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson had eight prior finals triple doubles . No one else has more than two. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry were the stars. As much as we may delve into the stats and analyze the lineups, the fact remains that the Cavs have to produce near-perfect basketball to beat a Golden State side in this kind of form.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:06

It is a trophy that matters little to either team until they win it and, as we discovered with Mourinho and Community Shield, they all count at the end of the season. "My family is happy and I am happy so, yeah, we will continue what we are doing". "I think we feel that we are an unbelievable team. This is only a positive thing for the team".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:30

It looked a nightmare draw against a player falsely low in the rankings as he continues to work his way back up after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. Martic, ranked 290th, served for the match at 5-3 on Court Suzanne Lenglen but was broken by Svitolina. Murray, last year's runner-up, will take on Karen Khachanov .

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:12

For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster, where 39 people, a lot of them Italian, died after being crushed against a wall that then collapsed before the European Cup final against Liverpool.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:57

He has made just 27 appearances as Los Blancos won their 33rd La Liga title, becoming the first side to retain the Champions League . "I've worked tirelessly to get fit and these are your rewards". I'm very happy and we shall enjoy it. Ahead of the highly-anticipated game, Buffon had spoken of his desire to get his hands on the Champions League trophy describing a victory in the final as "the flawless end".

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:01

Australia looked set to overhaul Bangladesh's paltry total before the match was abandoned due to persistent rain. India has won all the two warm-up games very comfortably and this will boost the confidence of the team while Pakistan also won the warm up match but not so convincingly.

by | June 06, 2017 | 12:06

The Penguins entered the series as the favorite, led by the NHL's best player in Sidney Crosby and totaling 13 more points in the regular season. Yes, Pittsburgh has the scorers to do damage, and it's fair to wonder whether Anderson has another 45-save game in him.

by | June 06, 2017 | 11:46

He's on our second power play. Call it traffic , net front presence, whatever... but bodies in front of Murray = More goals. His biggest save came in the second period, with the Predators nursing a 2-1 lead, when he stopped a Phil Kessel wrist shot on a two-on-one and then followed it up by sliding across the crease and robbing Chris Kunitz on the rebound.