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by | June 10, 2017 | 06:17

Teenager Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the semifinals of the French Open by rallying past former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. None of the eight women's quarterfinalists, including those playing Wednesday, owns a major title.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:34

Hammel halted a four-start winless streak by holding Cleveland to three runs and five hits over 6 2/3 innings on Saturday. Jake Marisnick drove in the other two runs with a single. From 2014-16, he allowed 11 home runs.in 214 games. Iannetta hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Clayton Richard (4-7) for a 4-3 lead in the fifth, a three-run double against Kevin Quackenbush in the sixth and a two-run double off Brandon Maurer in the eighth.

by | June 10, 2017 | 06:20

She went on, "We're not even going to have a hearing on a bill that impacts one-sixth of our economy". "The important thing is, we made sure pre-existing conditions are covered", Yoho said as he chewed a piece of pizza. Health care is a determining factor in Americans' quality of life and a pillar of the U.S. economy (in 2016 health care spending accounted for almost one-fifth of U.S.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:02

I play a great match or two in a row, and then I play a completely opposite match . "Maybe because of that, or they just maybe like me I don't know", said Pliskova, who will face Halep on Thursday. Mladenovic, who served 16 double faults, was tearful in a post-match interview on a Suzanne Lenglen Court which offered passionate support throughout.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:56

The exciting Latvian, Ostapenko, was aiming to become the first unseeded player to reach the French Open final since 1983, and become the youngest player in a Major final since Caroline Wozniacki in 2009. It was her 47th Grand Slam tournament, the most ever played by a woman before earning a championship. Halep won the first set after gaining an early break and from then on dominating and forcing errors off Pliskova's racquet.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:38

Artemis is through to face Team New Zealand in the America's Cup challenger finals . Barker spoke of his pride of having lead a team that brought Japan back into the America's Cup for the first time since 2000. Artemis Racing's billionaire backer Torbjorn Tornqvist leapt aboard the state-of-the art blue and yellow catamaran to congratulate Outteridge and the six-man crew following their deciding win over SoftBank Team Japan .

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:21

Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh said at least 49 people had been killed and 320 wounded, with the figures confirmed by a second health official and the government media office. The explosion, which Kabul residents compared to an quake, damaged several embassies in the area, which houses diplomatic and government buildings and is replete with check points and armed security guards.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:38

Oettinger, who is Germany's European Union commissioner, added that the European Union "stands ready" for Brexit talks, "but the next few hours or days will indicate if the other negotiating party can even begin talks because without a government, there can be no negotiations".

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:08

He said blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering U.S. military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", referring to ISIL. Al-Udeid is home to the forward headquarters of the US Special Operations Central Command (SOCCENT) and the US Air Force's Central Command (AFCENT), with advanced command and control infrastructure built up over the past 14 years, with Qatari funding.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:07

As reported by Arsenal's official website , Mertesacker said: "It was a tough season for myself". "Mid-season there were rumours that Eden Hazard was being a bit hard on the training field but Conte dealt with it immediately". "It's a pity that we didn't win the FA Cup , but don't forget we had a big (performance) to arrive here and we must be proud of this". Per Mertesacker says his key role in Arsenal's FA Cup final triumph was fuelled by the critics who claimed he was past his ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 03:58

As soon as Tony Martin set off, however, it was clear that time was in danger, with Der Panzerwagen quick off the mark, and riding aggressively on the downhill sections and into the technical corners. Hosking, however, got her positioning right heading into the narrow rising finish, where she edged ahead of Barnes and Ellen van Dijk (Team Sunweb) with Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle High 5) in fourth place.

by | June 10, 2017 | 05:16

Ryan Zimmerman hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals held off the Oakland Athletics 11-10 Sunday. An inning later, Benintendi earned the first multi-homer game of his career with a solo shot off Mike Wright that boosted the lead to 6-3.

by | June 10, 2017 | 03:36

Forget attack being the best form of defence, for Murray it was the other way around as he set about keeping Wawrinka as deep in his own court as possible and seeing what he could do from there. At age 20, Jelena Ostapenko is the youngest player to reach the French Open final since 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. On a sunny Court Philippe Chatrier, she lobbed Garcia from the back of the court to give herself two match points.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:53

Harbhajan, in his blog for the official website of the International Cricket Council, mentioned that the opening stand between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan was worth 136 priceless runs which set up a "solid platform" for India . "That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse", said the 49-year-old South African, who took on the role a little more than a year ago, after his team succumbed meekly at a packed Edgbaston ground.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:27

AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck of his one-day global career. With all four teams in Group B tied on two points each, Sunday's clash against India is effectively a quarter-final, with the victor progressing to the semi-finals - and the loser heading home.

by | June 10, 2017 | 04:04

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription and featuring built-in Siri technology, the nearly 7-inch HomePod will come in white and Space Gray. "With over 165 million subscriptions to Apple services and quarterly revenue of $7 billion, this is an important priority for growth". Apple say it will launch at a price of $349 (roughly £270) in the U.S., with official pricing for Australia and the United Kingdom will be released later this year.

by | June 10, 2017 | 02:46

Sebastian Vettel drives his Ferrari during Sunday's race in Monaco . "But Vettel won with a clear victory". Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has opened up a 25-point lead in the World Drivers' Championship following his win in Monaco , while the Scuderia will take a 17-point advantage over Mercedes heading into round seven of the 2017 season in Canada.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:33

So that allowed them to go do that. "I don't think that our careers are the same as far as changing teams", James said. But are there really that many surprises here from the Golden State side of things? "Is it fair that the New York Yankees in the '90s was adding piece after piece after piece?" They had the opportunity to go get two of us, and they did that in me and Bosh, and then we were able to finagle a way to get Mike Miller because some of us took pay cuts, and got some other ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:43

Beating him would be a huge effort, given where Murray has come from, but the Scot is enjoying winning without playing his best and knows anything is possible. The Romanian wasted four set points but evened the match on her next opportunity in the tiebreaker after saving a match point. In terms of performance, this was a backward step, but Murray still managed to beat the eighth seed with relative comfort to reach yet another Grand Slam semi-final.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:53

Subban during a scrum. There's the third Stanley Cup - one more than mentor and team owner Mario Lemieux - and the chance to lead the first repeat Cup champs in the salary cap era and first in nearly 20 years. "I had a gesture with my hand and before I knew it the thing was flying across the ice". Before we get to the Montreal Canadiens, can we just take a minute to say how much fun this ride with the Nashville Predators has been? "I think if I just make a save on that breakaway (on the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:34

After Golden State's win Wednesday night, an obvious question popped up: Can the Warriors sweep through the entire playoffs? Last year, they broke new ground by becoming the first team to come back from 3-1 down in the finals, but the Warriors with Durant and a healthy Curry are a different beast.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:27

Irving netted 16 points in the third and instead of falling well back as they had in the third periods of both prior games, the Cavs outscored Golden State 33-22 and seized their biggest edge so far in the finals, up 94-89 after three quarters.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:33

The guys in the '50s would have destroyed everybody. Whether it's Magic Johnson saying his Showtime Lakers would sweep the Warriors or Kerr's former teammate Scottie Pippen saying the same thing a year ago, it's become a popular debate.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:54

Wawrinka, like Murray a threetime major victor, has made his trademark understated progress to a third successive Roland Garros semifinal. He clinched victory on his first match point when Nishikori failed to return a powerful serve. The Romanian wasted four set points but evened the match on her next opportunity in the tiebreaker after saving a match point. Murray has hinted that while he is always motivated for the Grand Slam tournaments, he had sometimes struggled this year to ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:02

Eventually, the resolute Wawrinka's offense prevailed. On Wednesday, he validated those expectations by crushing defending champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the 2017 French Open quarter-final. Two more victories, however, starting with his semi-final against 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka , would make him the first Briton to lift the men's trophy since Fred Perry 82 years ago.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:35

The Stanley Cup final has been a roller-coaster ride that way for the series' two starting goaltenders. Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne was pulled after allowing three goals in the first period . The Penguins had been outplayed for large portions of the first four games in the series, but they jumped out to a quick start against the Predators in Game Five and never looked back.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:14

The Royals didn't mind at all. Both pitchers were so sharp that there really isn't anything to report on from the first five innings of play. The outcome pushed the Royals' record to 26-32 and their mark in the long home stand to 5-4. They got the potential tying run to third base with one out in the eighth before Alex Colome came in for a four-out save, his 17th of the season. The blast extended Houston's streak of games with a homer to 15 and was their major league-leading 94th this season.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:54

The Serbian tennis player now faces sixth seeded Dominic Thiem in his quarterfinals match . Second seed Djokovic's progress has been troublesome in comparison, being stretched to five sets by Diego Schwartzman in round three - but the battle-hardened Serb is well-versed in the business end of slams and usually raises his game.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:20

I don't know how these guys do what they do". Rodriguez started and was the losing pitcher in Baltimore's 7-5 victory over Boston on Thursday, and the left-hander apparently injured his knee when slipping and falling warming up prior to the game.

by | June 10, 2017 | 00:01

But she calibrated her strokes better as the air swirled less and it was clear Ostapenko was up to the task against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki, who is 26. A sliced forehand, a shot she likes, went into the net. The hardy souls that did hang around on the show courts were able to see the women's singles matches finish long after they started, though.

by | June 09, 2017 | 23:45

They will face either 16th-seeded Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah or Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand. "I was always playing aggressive and trying to hit the ball when I have the chance", Ostapenko said. "I have the mentality to win, but it's going to be tough".

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:00

It was Sri Lanka's second highest chase in one-day global history and keeps alive their hopes of reaching the semi-finals. And Sri Lanka captain Mathews revealed some tips from Sangakkara this week helped turn the tide. Even though it was in little numbers, it was fantastic support for us. Shikhar Dhawan's 10th ODI century and half-centuries from Rohit Sharma (78) and MS Dhoni (63) had taken India up to 321-6, with the win seemingly in the bag.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:22

With this victory, the Warriors had already done just that. No team ever has gone 16-0 through an National Basketball Association postseason, but the Warriors stand one game away from being the first to do so. He has also taken pressure off of Stephen Curry , who struggled in the first two Finals series against Cleveland but has been brilliant this time around.

by | June 10, 2017 | 01:12

However, he failed to serve out the set allowing Murray to level the score and take the set into a tie-break which was a tense affair as both players traded points on serves to reach 6-6. Nadal will become the second man after Roger Federer to enter 10 Grand Slam finals of the same Grand Slam if he manages to beat Thiem in the semi-final.

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 .