• French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki
French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki

That delay lasted approximately half an hour. But at last year's US Open, she lost in the Final, and she made it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open to start the 2017 Grand Slam season. There was, though, tears of disappointment over on Philippe-Chatrier, where Mladenovic's hopes of becoming a first French champion since Mary Pierce in ...

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins Record 10th French Open
Rafael Nadal Wins Record 10th French Open

Two players held their serve in the first four games, before Nadal rode on a four-game winning streak to set it 6-2 in the opening set, where the Swiss No. Wawrinka was flat, striking not a single victor off his glorious single-handed backhand in the first set , and with less than an hour on the clock his task already looked forlorn.

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  • Walters to finalise Qld side on Thursday
Walters to finalise Qld side on Thursday

Veteran forward Sam Thaiday will be omitted from the Maroons side. Reports in Australia suggest Kevin Walters will be stood down as Queensland Origin coach if the Maroons lose the series, with England coach Wayne Bennett favourite to replace him.

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  • Rep. Davis: 'This could be the first political rhetorical terrorist attack'
Rep. Davis: 'This could be the first political rhetorical terrorist attack'

In a nationally broadcast address from the White House, President Trump said the gunman died from his injuries. Mississippi's two other Republican congressmen - Steven Palazzo and Gregg Harper - also say they are safe. Roger Williams , R-Texas. "50 (shots) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amou...

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  • Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years
Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

He's never played on a team as good as Jordan's Bulls or the Showtime Lakers were in their eras, yet by nearly any definition these Cavaliers are a super team , they just ran into what may go down as an all-time great team . "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. "I'm trying to build a second ...

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  • Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win
Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

Open , could not sustain his early form and despite courageously forcing a third-set tiebreak he lost that 7-0. "Stan has played fantastic this tournament so far", said Murray of his next opponent who, at 32, is the oldest man to reach a French Open semi-final since Jimmy Connors in 1985.

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  • London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan may have saved residents' lives
London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan may have saved residents' lives

She said more than 200 firefighters and officers responded along with 40 fire engines and other specialist vehicles to the fire. The Grenfell Tower apartment block was home to about 600 people. "It's too early to say or speculate but it certainly appears as though the fire has spread up the outside of the building, much more quickly than it shoul...

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  • England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today
England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today

On the other hand, Bangladesh will have to play out of their skin to put a good show against Eoin Morgan's men. It is worth noting that Bangladesh has returned to the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time since 2006. Guptill retired out on 116 as New Zealand successfully chased down their target of 357. The match is being touted as ...

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  • Kane blames poor defence for loss to France
Kane blames poor defence for loss to France

But they failed to take advantage against a home side who had Raphael Varane sent off after a foul on Dele Alli 34 seconds into the second half. The Tottenham striker netted an early opener for the Three Lions in the Stade de France , only for the visitors to be pegged back by goals from Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe .

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  • Diego Costa gives update on Chelsea situation
Diego Costa gives update on Chelsea situation

But Costa appears undeterred and seems open to moving elsewhere for six months to facilitate a switch back to Spain . "Right now I am a Chelsea player because I have a contract, but if the coach doesn't want me there then I have to leave".

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  • Tapwrit comes from behind in final stretch to win 149th Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit comes from behind in final stretch to win 149th Belmont Stakes

Ridden by Jose Ortiz , Tapwrit entered the long home straight in second place and gradually drew level with the favored Irish War Cry before pulling away to win in an unofficial time of two minutes, 30.02 seconds for the 1.5-mile distance.

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

If he waives the former to be exposed to the Golden Knights, he will still have the latter as protection. However, they can ask players to waive it, which appears to be the case with Fleury. He will be left unprotected in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft as the Penguins will protect Matt Murray as their goaltender. Even if the Penguins traded him...

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  • US OPEN 2017: EVERYONE is talking about the fescue at Erin Hills
US OPEN 2017: EVERYONE is talking about the fescue at Erin Hills

Told that the USGA were cutting back the heaviest patches of fescue in the landing areas at the fourth, 12th, 14th and 18th, he was incredulous. "The game was on point, which is always when you're in form", he said. Maybe you're so pumped up you want to go out there and play now. If anything, the pressure is on the USGA in how they set up the...

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  • Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval
Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval

If Mathews cannot play, then Sri Lanka will play in the match led by Dinesh Chandimal . Tharanga admitted he had been warned on-field that Sri Lanka were falling well behind the over-rate. It is nearly indisputable that Sri Lanka are the weaker side, too. "He did really well to assess the conditions, and communicated well with us wha...

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  • Pakistan upset England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final
Pakistan upset England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final

Mohammad Amir and Hassan Ali have been the showstoppers for them Hassan Ali is now placed at the second spot when it comes to highest wickets. England's late switch of opening batsmen gave Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur a golden opportunity to sow seeds of doubt for the hosts before their Champions Trophy semi-final.

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  • Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United
Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United

The opening weekend is supposed to be an easy one for Manchester City and Chelsea , the bookies' favourites for the top two, while it could be a very demoralising start for their opponents Brighton and Burnley. The Gunners then head for Stamford Bridge in the highlight of the fifth weekend's action, while West Ham tackle Tottenham on the weeke...

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  • Lions have options if Stuart Hogg is ruled out
Lions have options if Stuart Hogg is ruled out

The 24 year-old underwent tests following the match and the Lions confirmed on Wednesday (AEST) that he will play no further part in the tour. But the Lions rallied and led 22-13 when captain Sam Warburton capped a strong comeback from injury with a try in 53rd minute, wading through tackles from a ruck 10 metres out.

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  • Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win
Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

But Mickelson closed with two bogeys, a birdie and a double bogey at No. 9 to finish at 4 under par, five behind co-leaders Chez Reavie , Charl Schwartzel and Sebastian Munoz. 10, but he doused his momentum and his chances with a triple bogey at the par-4 12th. "It was nearly like I was a rookie today because I saw". Schwartzel will start at...

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  • Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says
Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says

A law enforcement official, who was not authorised to speak by name, said the shooting was being regarded as a criminal act and not an act of terrorism. The Washington Post reports that George Washington University Hospital has two patients, both of whom were involved with the shooting, in critical condition.

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  • Golden rule: Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, clinch championship
Golden rule: Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, clinch championship

In order to succeed next year, the Cavaliers will have to come up with a much better gameplan and they will have to perform well, with or without LeBron . Then it was Golden State's turn again, taking the title in five games. Fans hold up a banner during the second half in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors ...

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  • Browns sign rookie QB DeShone Kizer to contract
Browns sign rookie QB DeShone Kizer to contract

Garrett sprinted around left end on his way to a possible sack of Brock Osweiler during team drills, but it looked as though his foot gave way and he went to the ground. "We don't want to lose any player, especially not one of our really good players but hopefully things will be OK and I think they will be". "Obviously I don't want any of our...

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  • House Majority Whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority Whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice

Scalise was shot in the hip and is in surgery, his office said in a statement . His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. They shot the shooter . Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded.

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  • Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

Steve Kerr is expected to return to the Golden State Warriors' sideline after the team won its second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons under Kerr's direction on Monday night, Warriors general manager Bob Myers confirmed.

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  • Election Commission issues notification for President's election
Election Commission issues notification for President's election

A BJP committee to pick the next Presidential candidate is set to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday after meeting CPM's Sitaram Yechury. The vote count will be on July 20, four days before incumbent Pranab Mukherjee's term ends. They will be responsible to hold the meetings with the opposition along with the NDA allies on this.

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Durant, mother Wanda celebrate after Warriors clinch title
NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Durant, mother Wanda celebrate after Warriors clinch title

Durant's stellar play all season and throughout the playoffs vindicated Golden State's massive payout to the superstar in a controversial off-season deal. Kevin Love is scoreless for the Cavs, who have turned it over 11 times. None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was to do w...

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  • Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win
Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

And he kept the Warriors from spinning into sloppy habits while pushing them to challenge convention. They finished one victory short of the NBA's first flawless postseason, but bounced back from their Game 4 loss to Cleveland in the NBA Finals with another high-scoring performance.

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  • Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years
Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

The All-Star forward shot 14-for-20 from the field, including 5-for-8 from 3-point range in helping Golden State close out its third title since the franchise moved from Philadelphia in 1962. LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. "You can't stop the guy"...

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  • Wozniacki suffers at the hands of teenage star Jelena
Wozniacki suffers at the hands of teenage star Jelena

The 6-1 4-6 6-2 victory eased Wozniacki into the quarter-finals at Roland Garros, matching her best performance here in 2010. Bacsinszky overcame raucous support for Kiki Mladenovic to advance to her second Roland Garros semi-final 6-4 6-4 before unseeded Ostapenko rattled Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6 6-2 6-2 success .

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  • Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors
Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

As a student of the game, it would be a disservice to myself if I didn't try to learn as much as possible while I'm playing with this guy. Durant didn't just join the Championship ready Golden State Warriors and bask in the limelight of the Splash Brothers .

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  • Trump calls for unity after Republican leader's shooting
Trump calls for unity after Republican leader's shooting

The report indicated police arrived at 4561 Frank Scott Parkway West in Belleville where they found Hodgkinson with a "high-powered weapon" and a valid IL firearms license. Rep Scalise, who was fielding at second base at the time , was shot in the hip. "In the field, I see Representative Scalise is shot but moving and he's trying to drag himse...

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  • Burgeoning legend easy to Judge: New York Yankees phenom Aaron Judge shining
Burgeoning legend easy to Judge: New York Yankees phenom Aaron Judge shining

His MLB-leading 22nd homer of the season, a tiebreaking two-run shot to right-center in the eighth inning, led the Yankees to their sixth straight victory, 5-3, over the Angels in front of 36,245 on Monday night. He struck out eight and walked two. ST. LOUIS - Dexter Fowler wiped out a 2-0 deficit with a three-run homer in the fifth inning tha...

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  • Soccer fans pay tribute to attacks victims
Soccer fans pay tribute to attacks victims

Kane was the goal-scorer once again, netting from the penalty spot after Raphael Varane was judged to have fouled Dele Alli in the box. With France down to ten men England should have taken the initiative, but it was a sloppy ball from Gary Cahill which let Les Bleus in once again, allowing Ousmane Dembele to bag his first goal at ...

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  • Ahead of India clash, Bangladesh fans start playing ugly
Ahead of India clash, Bangladesh fans start playing ugly

Of course that's not to say that there's no tension and drama when the two meet! We played so many matches with each other since then and we are certainly not going out to prove a point to anyone. This, till date, remains one of India's most iconic wins. "Both teams have a lot of expectations". "Sir zindagi bach gayi humari, who sabse badi baat...

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  • Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open
Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open

A final round meltdown at the Masters a year ago came to define his 2016 campaign, but Spieth says he is in a positive frame of mind as he aims to repeat his 2015 US Open victory in Wisconsin. "The way it worked out, I feel much better the way I got here", Stricker said Tuesday. "I was fine with that, I really was". If I swing it like I have ...

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  • Kristina Mladenovic upsets defending champion Garbine Muguruza at French Open
Kristina Mladenovic upsets defending champion Garbine Muguruza at French Open

With the issue causing her pain on "every forehand", Stosur was forced to favour the backhand wing heavily as she slipped to defeat in three sets. "Through the match, I was getting more and more". She struggled in her first round match against Jennifer Brady after she needed a medical timeout and after losing the first set she came back strong to w...

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