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by | June 10, 2017 | 00:01

The 2015 Roland Garros victor prevailed 6-7, 6-3, 7-5, 7-6, 6-1 in a gruelling contest that lasted for 4 hours and 34 minutes. The 31-year-old Spaniard, ready to reclaim his Roland Garros crown after a two-year hiatus, dispatched the sixth seed in little more than two hours and is on the verge of becoming the first player to win the same grand slam tournament 10 times .

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:45

Floyd Mayweather contract negotiations. WME-IMG, the powerhouse agency who purchased the UFC previous year for over $4 billion, is led by Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, who were reportedly leading the negotiations along with Mayweather's longtime manager Al Haymon to finalize a deal for the fight.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:52

Despite a game in which Kyrie Irving and LeBron James were sublime, scoring all over the court, the Cavaliers could not notch the victory. But through two games of the Finals, Pachulia has quietly been a tremendous force for the Warriors negating Tristan Thompson for the most part throughout the first two games.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:22

Melodie said she was "really excited" to be going onto the final round on Thursday, but admitted she was nervous. Governor Chris Christie offered his congratulation to Padhy after she was announced as one of the 40 finalists . To qualify for the national bee, he first had to win his school's spelling bee, the city of Madison's spelling bee and then place in the top three of the state spelling bee, Ryndon said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:15

No team has managed the feat since the Detroit Red Wings emerged in 1997 and 1998. But if the Penguins lose a 3rd straight game, do they keep the kid in, or try to get the veteran Fleury to save the day? On the ensuing power play , Justin Schultz went double-five hole to make 1-0.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:12

The Australian bowlers received a severe thrashing at the hands of New Zealand batsmen in their previous game before rain gods intervened and the match was abandoned . They had lost to England in their opening fixture on June 1. In the 14th over, Warner went past 4,000 runs in ODIs - the fastest Australian to do so.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:17

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pekka Rinne's struggles in Pittsburgh have his Nashville Predators on the brink of elimination. This move was done not as an indictment on Rinne, but to try to jumpstart the Predators. It was a familiar showing for Rinne. "Obviously it wasn't the Game 5 we wanted to play, but that's life", said Rinne, who also gave up three goals in the first period of Game 1 and was eventually pulled.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:40

Wawrinka made it eight straight wins over Cilic with a 6-3 6-3 6-1 demolition of that saw him rip through the match in under two hours - Wawrinka, like Nadal and Thiem has not dropped a set this tournament. By beating Djokovic, Thiem added to his list of notable 2017 victories. Teenager Jelena Ostapenko rallied from a set down, and overcame two rain delays and a vastly more experienced opponent to become the youngest player to advance to the semifinals of the French Open in a decade ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:17

In bulldozing their respective conferences through the first three rounds of the postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors each earned an extended rest before their highly anticipated showdown in the NBA Finals begins on Thursday.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:21

His stock has fallen this year after a disappointing campaign, but there's still bound to be plenty of interest in his services. We already talked about Alex Sandro here, so let's touch on Mahrez for a second, who's now linked for the second straight summer.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:59

That result perhaps gave the Japanese player belief that he could repeat that result here, as put Murray on the backfoot from the get go. "But I got through that and it made a huge, huge difference to me". Be sure to join The Roar for live coverage of the first men's semi-final at the French Open from 8:45pm (AEST) and don't forget to add a comment in the section below.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:28

It is said Allegri is fed up with the centre-half and accused the player of not following his instructions in the defeat to Real. According to The Sun , Conte could be eyeing a third spell together as Chelsea are ready to offer £48m for the defensive stalwart, while a four-year deal worth around £115,000-a-week is said to be on the table.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:09

The 26-year-old missed Belgium's friendly with the Czech Republic yesterday after fracturing his ankle during a training session in Tubize . Chelsea's Belgium global star Eden Hazard has fractured his ankle, the Belgian football federation confirmed late on Sunday.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:13

Miami would go on to beat the Thunder - and a 23-year-old Kevin Durant - in five games as James finally won that elusive title. They do now and are playing much better basketball than this time past year. "(Game 3 is) always hard no matter what happens in the first two games", he said. "The venue change changes the dynamics". "When we get down, Lebron tends to turn it up even more".

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:15

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the third game of the NBA Finals in a dispiriting but familiar position after two Golden State blowouts. The bad news for Cleveland: No team in the finals has ever rebounded from a 3-0 series deficit to win the championship.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:02

Trump, speaking with NBC's Lester Holt May 11 , Trump said there were three occasions: in a Comey-requested dinner and in two phone calls. "If there are tapes", Comey said, "it's not just my word against his". "Comey has now admitted that he is one of the leakers", Kasowitz said. President Donald Trump's personal attorney says the president "never, in form or substance" directed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to stop investigating anyone.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:51

The Spanish newspaper goes on to claim that, despite being linked with AC Milan , Manchester United have tabled a substantial bid that will see Morata move to Old Trafford . "It was a great season, but he wants to play more", said Lopez. "Everybody knows the club I like". Morata's agent Juanma Lopez said Morata needs to play more regularly after only starting 14 matches for Real last season in the league.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:09

Murray didn't even sniff a break in the set, and it went in Wawrinka's favor, 6-3. It will be the first all-American final since 1980 at Roland Garros. Alongside the third-seeded Halep was former tennis player Ion Tiriac, who won the doubles at Roland Garros in 1970, two years after reaching the singles quarterfinals.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:50

Pakistan were overwhelmed by India in all three departments of the game on Sunday in their tournament opener, and if Pakistan fail to beat South Africa , the odds to qualify for semi-finals will nearly disappear. "I think India-Pakistan was a big match". De Villiers, struggling with a hamstring problem, added: "The hamstring is okay, felt a little tweak, but we'll check it out tomorrow (Thursday)".

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:44

Peaty was part of the Great Britain 4x100m mixed medley relay that won inaugural gold at the World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in 2015 and also holds two European titles in the event. The 3-on-3 half-court basketball format will feature eight teams in each of the men's and women's tournaments. The introduction of mixed modern pentathlon and triathlon relays, as well as more boxing and taekwondo events, would be welcomed by Team GB, given the depth of talent in those sports.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:57

A contested (and made) three with less than a minute remaining was when my heart sank. "He needs a break, he'll let me know". The season would not be flawless. He could be thinking that despite his, and the Cavs' best efforts, they can't beat the Warriors. They can now afford to look at 16-0. But then this team is no stranger to setting records .

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:41

The club have continued to be heavily linked with a move for Bale after Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed the side made their first move in 2007. The Frenchman, who won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed spectacular success since taking his first role in senior management just 18 months ago.

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:31

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are scoring at will , key role players like J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson have been erased from the series, and the pace of play has been so frenzied that even LeBron James seems to be tiring. Mama Durant has stood behind KD every step of the process this season and defended her son's critics who denounced his decision to leave for Golden State.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:49

Hornqvist has played a gritty role for the Penguins since the 2014 trade. "Nothing's done yet and we've got a lot of work ahead of ourselves". Ron Hextall said he would get around to hiring Joey Mullen's replacement sometime after the NHL Scouting Combine.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:50

The impressive win crowned a remarkable first full season in charge for former Real midfielder Zidane, who led the team to a first La Liga title in five years, delivering the club's first European Cup and league double since 1958. Real became the first team to win back-to-back Champions League titles in the tournaments history in getting their hands on the trophy for a third time in four years.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:26

The last time South Africa took on Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy was in 2009 in Centurion and Sri Lanka notched up a 55-run win. South Africa have leg-spinner Imran Tahir and explosive batsman David Miller in their side capable of turning the outcome of the match at any moment.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:00

Predator coach Peter Laviolette, who talked to The AP, didn't put all the blame on Rinne. "I know we've got to better in front of him". Pittsburgh is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games against Nashville. Both earned holding minors for their actions. Each of the first five games of this series has been decided by two goals or more, making puckline bettors very happy.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:31

The 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins won 14 in a row, but never has a team gone undefeated in a four-round, best-of-seven post-season. The Warriors can reach that uncharted territory with a win on Friday. "Their team (in Golden State) was already kind of put together, and you just implement a guy that's ready to sacrifice, a great talent, a guy that's willing to do whatever it takes to help the team win".

by | June 09, 2017 | 22:24

Last year McCarthy starred in The Boss , a small comedy that produced mediocre box office results and not much critical acclaim, but still managed to enjoy a decent audience response. The third collaboration between McCarthy and Falcone, Margie Claus will also be McCarthy's musical debut, though no concrete details on possible songs have been unveiled.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:05

However, instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray took the microphone to remember the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester. None of the women still playing for the French Open title has ever won a Grand Slam tournament. He has seen several finals appearances at the Australian Open along with his French finals past year.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:46

Back when James Comey was still the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "That's one of my favorite moments of the National Football League season", Kerr said. Cleveland had collapsed in the third quarter of the first two games, letting the Warriors run away and hide. They were ice cold and confused in the final three minutes and nine seconds.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:48

Cleveland forward LeBron James also finished with a double-double, 39 points and 11 rebounds. It was his 3-pointer with 45 seconds left - a "bomb in transition", said James, who waved a hand helplessly in defense - that proved to be the dagger, giving Golden State the 114-113 lead and likely sealing his MVP honors in these Finals.

by | June 09, 2017 | 20:18

Group A comprises of Australia , New Zealand , Bangladesh and England while Group B include India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa . The other question for England ahead of the start of ICC CT 2017 was if Jonny Bairstow can sneak into the playing XI after putting up some impressive performances with the bat.

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:27

The 19-year-old bounced back from some sloppy play in the first set and dealt with the rain delays far better than her more experienced opponent. The opponent she faces in the semi-final, on the other hand, ousted local favourite Kristina Mladenovic .

by | June 09, 2017 | 21:36

The Predators now have to win four of the next five games to win the Stanley Cup , and that's all. Aberg was the only one to get past him, opening the scoring at 12:57 of the first. He's 22. He was in the minors halfway through the regular season. Guentzel is also now three points away from the rookie playoff record. Not being concerned on scoring goals and making plays .