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by | June 08, 2017 | 19:24

Asked whether he felt as though he was returning to any semblance of form he exhibited a year ago, he said: "In the last couple of tournaments I've had some great matches ". Before I had a 0-5 head-to-head against him . He hadn't been bageled in a Grand Slam set since 2005 and hadn't lost in straight sets in a major since his three-set loss to Andy Murray in the 2013 Wimbledon final.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:21

Juan Martin del Potro frittered away four chances to claim a gripping opening set against No. 1 Andy Murray at the French Open , including one with a "How did that happen?!" double-fault in a tiebreaker. Open champion. The top seed did not lose a single game in the set and dropped a mere 11 points in total. I had great opportunities in the first two sets.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:50

Got a great young coach that anybody would want to have, ready to go". "The Bible says, "To everything there is a season, and a time to every goal under the heaven". He was at peace, I could tell". Bob Stoops and his flawless 12-0 Sooners led by 2003 Heisman Trophy victor Jason White . He's as good a coach as there in America, at this stage in his career.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:06

But all you need to know about James Wednesday is that he was +7 in his withering 46 minutes on the court. The Warriors lead the Finals three games to none and are 15-0 in the postseason. "I know how exciting it's going to be for us as a team". I mentioned in '3 Shots' that there will be some out there who will nit-pick on some of the things that the Cavs could have done differently.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:46

These wickets (in the past season) have come and they are result of how much have strived for excellence, all I am trying to do is use this experience", Ashwin remarked. The group has a familiar feel to it, with New Zealand drawn against England and Australia four years ago - when it failed to reach the knock-out rounds by coming third.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:48

Iranian media says a man has opened fire inside the parliament building, wounding a security guard in an attack that is still underway. Another lawmaker said one of the assailants was surrounded by security forces and all the doors to the building had been closed, ISNA news agency reported .

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:06

On Wednesday, with a 32nd grand slam semi-final looming, he fell apart against Thiem, losing 7-6 (5) 6-3 6-0. Thiem, who reached the semi-finals past year when he lost to Djokovic , will face nine-times champion Rafa Nadal next. "I have obviously played him previous year [in the] semis here, played a really good match, played an incredible match against him in Rome ". "I don't know how many games I lost this year, but I really don't care about this, no?" He has now failed to progress ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:21

Jadeja is now a part of India's Champions Trophy squad and has picked up two wickets in the tournament's opener for the team against Pakistan which guided India in sealing their first win in the tournament by a massive margin of 124 runs by DLS method.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:04

United were valued at $US3.69 billion ($NZ5.1 billion), an 11 per cent jump compared to past year. United were valued at $3.69 billion (£2.86bn), an 11 percent jump compared to past year. Forbes' team values are enterprise values (equity plus net debt) based on April 24, 2017 exchange rates. Debt includes stadium debt applicable to the team or team owner.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:37

If Ostapenko can be described as feisty, her semi-final opponent Bacsinszky is nearly demure in comparison. Play was suspended just before 3:30pm local time during the first two women's quarterfinals at Roland Garros . Mladenovic accused Bacsinszky of gamesmanship after losing a tense three-set battle in February's Fed Cup first round, a tie Switzerland went on to win 4-1.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:59

We all dream. It could be Spain, it could be staying with Chelsea . The Sun claim Chelsea as well as Manchester United are "on alert" following reports that Douglas Costa (pictured) and Renato Sanches can leave Bayern Munich for a combined £65m.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:54

Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he's fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive Grand Slam titles. Novak Djokovic's French Open title defense is in real trouble. Djokovic held two set points in the opener but couldn't convert either, then lost that in a tiebreaker 7-6 (5).

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:56

The latest update to the app enables users to place filters over their photos, send mini-albums and a quick reply option too. All you have to do now, is swipe right on the message you'd like to reply to and write your reply. WhatsApp has been long working to bring the "recall" feature on messages, which would allow users to delete the message after they've sent. To save its users some hassle, WhatsApp on iOS now come with the option of automatically organising multiple images sent or ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:28

He, like everyone else, couldn't believe that of all the players that have played for baseball's first professional team, from Frank Robinson to Johnny Bench to Tony Perez to George Foster to Ken Griffey Jr. The list of players to hit four homers in a game includes such legends as Lou Gehrig and Willie Mays. He scattered 10 hits and walked four . Phillies 3, Braves 1: Aaron Nola allowed a run over eight innings, Odubel Herrera doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth and the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:51

Eoin Morgan insists England are not satisfied with just reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after victory against New Zealand secured their place in the last four. Play was stopped with one ball left in the seventh over as players from both sides gathered by the wicket to observe a minute's silence for victims of the London Bridge attacks on Saturday night.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:15

Branded as the "Indian cricket phenom", Kohli has been ranked 89th on the 2017 Forbes list of 'The World's highest paid athletes . Not only this, he is also the only cricketer to get featured in this list. Hopefully, the next time around we'll find more female athletes in the list, alarmingly having just one representative ( Serena Williams ) out of 100 this time around.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:46

Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Carreno Busta withdrew with abdominal pain, in 51 minutes, reports Efe. The 14-time time Grand Slam champion also improved his career Roland Garros win-loss record to 77-2 and could potentially finish with a 79-2 record after Sunday's final.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:17

Woods was arrested Monday and charged with a DUI after police found him knocked out behind the driver's seat of his vehicle. The car's motor was running, the brake lights were lit and the right turn signal was blinking, the affidavit says.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:21

Andy Murray racked up his 650th career win to reach the French Open quarterfinals Monday before paying an unscripted, emotional tribute to the victims of the London and Manchester terror attacks. The world No. 6 lost the opening set 6-4, before taking on a 6-3 victory to force a decisive set. However, they exchanged smiles and a warm embrace at the net at the end of the tie.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:27

The player, though, is now being tailed by the team they ended up losing to in the finals of the current iteration of the UEFA Champions League - Real Madrid . The Sun reported on Tuesday that Conte is looking to bolster his defence by adding Leonardo Bonucci - a player he coached during his time as the Juventus and Italy boss.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:53

Obviously, there were some other great matches , those are just the ones that stood out to me. "Of course, it's good to have conserved your energy, but for Thiem I think I'd have liked to see him answer a few more questions", the Swede, in Paris as a presenter for Eurosport's daily flagship show "Game, Set and Mats", told Reuters .

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:44

Defeat also meant that just 12 months after holding all four Grand Slam titles, the 30-year-old was left fighting to prove he is still a relevant force in the sport. "I was not only exhausted from the match against Rafa in Rome, but also from before and from the week in Madrid". A day after their matches were postponed because of rain, nine-time champion Nadal and defending champion Djokovic will try to reach the semifinals.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:14

This year, it would have to be comeback from 3-0. They forced 20 turnovers, produced 15 steals, and got a triple-double from LeBron James . Will Kerr go to his biggest weapon of a lineup in Game 4? And after Swish drilled his fifth and final three-pointer of the night nine minutes into the quarter, the Wine and Gold just didn't have anything in the tank for the remainder.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:59

Cleveland was led by James with 39 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. Durant, who had 14 points in the fourth quarter appeared to know that shot was going in as he held his form. Not after getting this close , not after enduring so much heat for turning his back on the Thunder, not with a chance to put the Cavaliers in an insurmountable hole.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:26

He gave up five earned on 10 hits in 5.0 innings against his old team the White Sox in his last start, which gives him four starts in his last five where he's coughed up three or more earned. In 13 games against Boston, Schoop is batting.356 with eight RBIs. The slick-fielding South African singled in his first plate appearance last month, but batted.222 without a homer in 28 games prior to the demotion.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:08

He allowed Djokovic just eight points in the third set - only the ninth 6-0 "bagel" the 12-time major victor has ever conceded. "All the top players have gone through that and I guess I have to learn lessons and figure how get through". "You have to play the best guys round after round", Thiem said. Her opponent for a place in the final will be 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko, who beat former No.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:47

Big-serving American John Isner, seeded 21, was knocked out in his third-round match by Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation, who won 7-6 (7-1), 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-3). She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor. Novak Djokovic , Rafael Nadal , Caroline Wozniacki , and Kristina Mladenovic are the biggest seeds on the day.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:45

Smith for Iman Shumpert , who played well defensively in Game 2 but wore himself out guarding Durant and needed IV fluids afterward. Asked if he meant to swap Shumpert for Smith in Wednesday's Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena, Lue said: "I'm not doing it".

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:42

Sixth seed Thiem, who to be fair played superbly in the first set but must have thought he was facing a Djokovic impersonator thereafter, is yet to drop a set at this year's tournament but his next task is a daunting one. The Djokovic-Thiem victor will face Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. Djokovic piled on the pressure when Thiem served at 4-5 and he had his man in trouble at 15-40.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:08

Forbes issued its annual list of highest paid athletes and James moved up one slot to No. 2. Add their competitiveness to be crowned the world's best player, and the rivalry between Madrid and Barca, and you can understand why the pair wouldn't be the best of friends off the pitch.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:41

A headline in The Hindu read " India knocks the stuffing out of Pakistan " with the newspaper calling the recent cricketing rivalry between the two neighbours as "anything but competitive". "We went off about four times and we came back in". Once the seamers started picking up wickets Pakistan was never really into the game and kept on losing wickets at regular intervals.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:10

All seven of the Orioles' runs came by way of the long ball. The Red Sox (29-24) lost for only the third time in 11 games, and they are still a half-game ahead of the Orioles (28-24) in the standings. He was the first left-handed batter to hit a home run off Rodriguez since July 16, 2016. The latest man to go down is Eduardo Rodriguez who, according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald , is going to be placed on the 10-day disabled list.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:16

But the race has been tightened by Mrs May's lacklustre campaigning, an unexpectedly sharp performance from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and a spate of terror attacks that have shone a harsh light on cutbacks in policing and put the PM in the awkward position of having to deal with snide and aggressive tweets from the USA president.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:37

Wambach said she won championships with short hair. "When my hair starts to grow, I put it short because I always had short hair". Mili Hernandez , is a standout player on the Omaha Azzuri Cachorros girls club team. The Hernandez family has yet to report whether they will be pressing charges. "The president of the tournament said that they had made their decision and he wouldn't change it".

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:47

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic might be cold during their French Open quarterfinals. Nadal reached the semi-finals after compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta retired due to injury in their quarter-final. "There are question marks for me are over where's Novak - especially after that performance". Former champion Stan Wawrinka will be the clear favorite when he takes on Marin Cilic as the top four looks set for a semi-final reunion.