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by | June 07, 2017 | 20:57

Possible storms are forecast from 2pm local time (12pm United Kingdom time ) when play is due to start, and rain showers from 5pm local time (3pm United Kingdom time ) on a windy day in Paris . Wawrinka had only a bit more trouble, eliminating the last Frenchman, No. 15 Gael Monfils, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2. Russian Karen Khachanov became the youngest man to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros - since Marin Cilic in 2009 - by defeating John Isner.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:46

Halep, who was runner-up at Roland Garros in 2014, will next face second-seeded Karolina Pliskova. At 21, Khachanov is the youngest man to reach the round of 16 at Roland Garros since US Open victor Marin Cilic, then 20, in 2009. Djokovic now meets No. 6 Dominic Thiem , a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 victor over Horacio Zeballos. Rafael Nadal advanced to the French Open semifinals for the 10th time when Pablo Carreno Busta retired from their match because of injury.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:18

He finished Ramos-Vinolas off with a crosscourt forehand victor on his first match point. Enjoy the latest action from the 2017 French Open - which is live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player. "I'm sure he's going to be as motivated as ever, so I expect him to come out and really play his best", said Djokovic, who has won all five matches, and 11 of 12 sets, he's played against Thiem.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:06

Fourth round: No. 2 Karolina Pliskova beat Veronica Cepede Royg 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 Simona Halep beat No. 21 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1; No. 5 Elina Svitolina beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; No. The Swiss goes on to face Croatian seventh seed Marin Cilic for a spot in the semifinals. Cilic knows what it takes to win a major title - he topped Nishikori in the 2014 U.S.

by | June 07, 2017 | 21:21

We're hungry". "I thought for the most part with the game plan that we had we tried to execute it as close as possible", James said. He said he meant to coach the team for the remainder of the best-of-seven series. "And then after that, we got to put other guys on him so LeBron can get his rest". Despite rumors of his return swirling around Warriors practice on Saturday, Kerr's status remained a mystery until just hours before Game Two.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:09

Is it any surprise, given how hard the Warriors are forcing LeBron to play at both ends of the court, that he has struggled in the second half of both games? "Playing smart. "He was a monster defensively, blocking shots, guarding everybody". That much is clear. It will be the first time the Clippers have played a game in Hawaii.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:02

The victory ensured that United book a place in next seasons Champions League final. "We played intelligently, we did it in a comfortable way". "We have a lot of big talents and we hope to be able to hold on to them". "We will learn a lot from it and we will become stronger, and, if we can keep this squad together, we will be stronger next season, for sure". Cheers echoed around the arena as the club's captain Wayne Rooney , who came on as a second-half substitute, lifted the club's ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:46

Rushing through his service games, serving while the crowd was still applauding and looking like a man eager to find an exit, Djokovic dropped 16 of the last 19 points, managing to win just eight total points in the shutout third set. Novak Djokovic effectively waved the white flag, bowing out of the French Open with a whimper on Wednesday. Down love-30, Thiem held to start the set then tightened the screws on his opponent in the second game.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:13

Wozniacki was magnanimous in defeat after her wait for an elusive first major title continued, losing a match which finished nearly six hours after they first stepped onto the court following two delays due to the weather. "I'm eight years older than her, even though at the French Open I'm in a fighting mood", Bacsinszky said. "It is my first semifinalist ever. I am going to try to enjoy it because great players are here and it is a great place to play".

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:31

When Durant has defended James, the four-time MVP has scored 12 points on 4-of-8 shooting while turning over the ball six times. "They won their first two games like they're supposed to". "No, for real ... no, I'm just playing". There should be an overall appreciation of what is happening on the court for these displays of dominance to get us past the fact the series could end in four or five games.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:03

Two games, two Golden State blowout wins. The same thing has happened for the Cavs when Channing Frye or Kyle Korver enter the game. "It's a small game and you got shooters everywhere and you have to be able protect the rim with LeBron coming downhill, with Love posting up and Draymond's on the bench".

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:14

After an unconvincing tour-opening win over the Provincial Barbarians, the Lions were beaten three tries to one by the Blues , who are in last place in the New Zealand Super Rugby conference. "It was a moment of magic that won the game tonight, but we've got to be better at stopping that offloading game". They created early chances, with Jared Payne pouncing on a loose ball but putting too much power on his kick and failing to catch it in the in-goal area.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:57

Relieved that their technique against the moving ball was not scrutinized enough, India's opening duo of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma duly responded by milking the left-arm spinner for a flurry of ones and twos. "Despite having a lot of talent Pakistan will continue to fall behind India in cricket unless our cricket structure is revised", he went on to say.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:15

Andy Murray racked up his 650th career win to reach the French Open quarter-finals, eighth seed Kei Nishikori registered a topsy-turvy 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 win over Fernando Verdasco , while Stan Wawrinka ousted Gael Monfils , the last French player in the men's draw.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:32

This is a strong group of players and with some additions we can be even more successful. However, Adams, who lifted four league titles with Arsenal , fears Wenger's achievements in north London will be tarnished unless there is significant improvement.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:13

Overall, both the teams have played 83 games between them with England winning 36 and New Zealand emerging victorious on 41 occasions. Jason Roy decides to go all out from ball one, not anxious about his lack of form, and that seems to work for the England opener, with the right-hander the dominant partner in an alliance of 68 with Alex Hales.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:45

After a rain delay that lasted almost 2 hours, Austin Dillon stood tall in victory lane for his first career Cup win. It is the first time the famed number three auto has been in victory lane for the Coca-Cola 600 since Dale Earnhardt beat Jeff Gordon in 1993.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:16

Following a postgame fight involving fans as the Cavaliers were making their way to the locker room after Game 2 at Oracle Arena, J.R. Smith stepped in front of James and pushed him to the side. If I make shots, I make shots. Cleveland has gotten virtually nothing out of anyone, save for James (who's averaging a triple double in the Finals), Kevin Love and Irving.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:46

Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch reports that Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith will interview Chris Jent for the job today. "As we started talking about it Friday, the flow of the conversation took me to the realization as I said to him, 'This might be the time to make a leadership change, ' and he agreed", mentioning that he was "trying to get healthy".

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:57

A short-haired girl was disqualified from a Nebraska soccer tournament because organizers thought she looked like a boy . "She was crying after they told us ..." As any child would do, Mili cried for her team after the organizers alerted the team.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:16

Warriors forward Kevin Durant was once again the best player on the court as he electrified the gold-clad sold-out crowd in Oakland with 33 points and 13 rebounds to go along with five blocks three steals. Ticket industry sources suggest that the average sale price for a Game 5 ticket would be three times the value ($1,800) the season-ticket holder paid, and a Game 7 would bring in four times the face value ($2,400 per ticket).

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:29

Record nine-time champion Nadal broke Carreno Busta four times in the opening set, with the 20th seed forced to quit after just 51 minutes due to an abdominal problem. He's won 100 five-set clay-court matches and lost just two. The fourth seed's previous first set scores had read 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-1 and it shows just how dominant he's been that we're talking about losing a set 6-2 as some form of achievement.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:14

THE baying for Maroon blood has already begun, but Michael Morgan believes Queensland's veterans have enough credits in the bank to deserve a shot at redemption in Origin II in Sydney. Daley said he had not met with officials ahead of tonight's game but admitted he was expecting the Maroons to try to slow down the game and dominate the ruck.

by | June 07, 2017 | 20:12

There are rumblings that he is not 100 percent (his knees are reportedly bothering him), and that may well be true, but you can ask Curry if there is any sympathy for that as an excuse in the Finals. "So got to fuel both of those experiences as best we can to put in the best position to win this series". The Cavaliers have tried to go to the well of what worked last Finals and got them a ring - dragging Stephen Curry into pick-and-rolls to force a switch, then go at him (and do the same ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:05

According to the Hollywood Reporter , a representative informed that Smith, who went on to manage the career of wife Ann-Margret, died on Sunday. Smith's passing comes less than a month after he and Ann-Margaret celebrated their 50th anniversary on May 8.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:16

The sentences stem from the scandal, for which Sandusky is now serving a 30-to -60-year prison sentence. "All three ignored the opportunity to put an end to [Sandusky's] crimes when they had a chance to do so". Spanier has said he didn't know Sandusky was a threat to children, but after he was found guilty, he said he regretted that "I didn't intervene more forcefully".

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:50

Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber all performed acoustic versions of some of their greatest hits, whilst Black Eyed Peas took to the stage to sing a poignant rendition of Where Is The Love? Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher was a surprise addition to the line-up.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:55

The Belgian FA have confirmed that Chelsea star and national team captain Eden Hazard has broken his ankle while on worldwide duty. "We want to go further, including in the Champions League", he said . According to the Evening Standard , Real Madrid has cooled its interest in Hazard after the fracture to his ankle, and is looking at Monaco's Kylian Mbappe instead.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:50

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of an American major sports league record after handing the Cleveland Cavaliers another heavy defeat to go 2-0 up in the NBA Finals . But that Warriors team had Harrison Barnes instead of Durant. This lets Curry strike when the Cavs are vulnerable. NBC had 5.2 million viewers, CBS had 4.4 million, Fox had 2.3 million, Univision had 1.5 million, ION television had 1.3 million, Telemundo had 870,000 and the CW had 820,000.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:32

Even as the Cavaliers return to the warm embrace of Quicken Loans Arena, the scene of their NBA Finals revival one year ago, it's apparent the Warriors in these NBA Finals not like the Warriors of those NBA Finals. And now this one: if the Warriors become the first team in history to finish the post-season undefeated (16-0) would they surpass the record-breaking 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team spearheaded by Jordan? Their realization about Durant's two-way upside, his ability to create a ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:36

Shahid Afridi was appalled by Pakistan's abject surrender but he credited India for their commanding show, saying the defending champions lived upto the favourites tag in their Champions Trophy opener here. "The gap between Indian and Pakistani teams is bigger than ever!" "We don't hit the keeper with our throws and we don't understand when to bowl our variations".

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:37

Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it'll be an hour to face the best team in Europe. After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United ), Cristiano has global duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation - his first game is two weeks from now on June 18.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:47

Mike Wise, a Senior Writer for ESPN's The Undefeated and a veteran of newspapers around the country, was the first person to point out a suspicious smell in the Cavs' locker room following their Game 2 defeat. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the first two games of this year's Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors title tilt delivered an average audience of 19.2 million viewers and a 10.6 household rating, up 4% from the year-ago 18.4 million viewers and up a tick ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:35

Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in Cincinnati . Remarkably, he was the first for any Major League Baseball team to combine four home runs, 10 RBI and five hits in one game. He allowed two runs in six innings of a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Friday. MILWAUKEE - Chase Anderson took a shutout into the eighth inning, and Hernan Perez hit his seventh home run of the season as Milwaukee defeated San Francisco.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:29

No team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win an National Basketball Association playoff series. Same with LeBron. He is playing phenomenal basketball. The Cavaliers forced just four turnovers in Game 1 and lost by 22. That's what gives me comfort, and I'm more comfortable about it because it's just a game.