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

Bacsinszky will be 28 on the day of their last-four clash at Roland Garros, which the Swiss set up by dispatching home hope Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4, and the pair hugged after coming through their quarter-finals. With Serena Williams (pregnant), Maria Sharapova (denied a wild card after a doping suspension) and Victoria Azarenka (about to come...

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  • English captain says Pakistan are unpredictable and could cause an upset
English captain says Pakistan are unpredictable and could cause an upset

England 52-1 after 10 overs, Bairstow 29*, Root 10*. Azhar Ali dropped Bairstow off Raees (9.4). Stokes had to rein himself, taking 30 balls over his first 10 runs. England remained unbeaten in the group stage as they defeated Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia on their way to the semis. Pakistan's Hasan Ali celebrates the wic...

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  • 'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza
'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza

I don't know how to explain. "It's very important for me to be in the quarterfinals one more time", said Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday. She broke down in tears in her press conference and had to leave the room for a few minutes before returning.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Angelo Mathews rues dropped chances against Pakistan
ICC Champions Trophy: Angelo Mathews rues dropped chances against Pakistan

Sarfraz said that after winning the toss, he thought that restricting England to 260 would be good for Pakistan , but he did not think that Pakistan would bowl England out for 210 or so. Kohli acknowledged the amount of one-day cricket played in the region was a factor, but he has also been impressed with the way so numerous Asian nations h...

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  • Mathews rues missed chances as Sri Lanka bow out
Mathews rues missed chances as Sri Lanka bow out

Pakistan's first Group B match was a 124-run loss to India - "we were shambolic, we were bad", Arthur said - so naturally the players reacted by beating top-ranked South Africa in the second game. Humiliated in their tournament opener against fierce rivals India, everyone from Arthur and the selectors down to the team's baggage handler wer...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview
ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

Pakistani bowlers produced another professional performance to restrict the formidable England batting line-up to 211 after Sarfraz Ahmed opted to bowl on a used surface. England's opening issue was an area Mickey Arthur , the Pakistan coach, was keen to exploit. England's top order collapsed as Pakistan bowlers consistently mounted pr...

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  • Pakistan up and running with rain-affected win over Proteas
Pakistan up and running with rain-affected win over Proteas

Babar Azam was 31 not out and Shoaib Malik unbeaten on 16 after fast bowler Morne Morkel had taken three for 18 in just seven overs. The result means both sides could still qualify for the semi-finals if they win their final game, South Africa face India on Sunday while Pakistan take on Sri Lanka on Monday.

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  • Spanish striker Diego Costa awaits Chelsea's final call
Spanish striker Diego Costa awaits Chelsea's final call

Looking at the European front, I wouldn't be surprised to see Fabinho in a Chelsea shirt this summer. Here are five possible destinations for the Spanish striker. The signing of a proven top scorer in the form of Romelu Lukaku could ease the expected departure of Diego Costa up front. How would a reunion play out? With the club linked with ...

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  • WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal
WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

Minadakis said . "It's not going to take us out of business. That's just not where I have ever been with this thing", Chiefs coach Andy Reid said . That includes using tight end Travis Kelce and a strong stable of running backs to catch passes.

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  • My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors
My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

But, I just think if Kevin has a certain talent, then he shouldn't be brought down by anybody on where he plays", Wanda Durant said . Last week, Smith had Durant's mom, Wanda, on First Take and told her directly that her son's move to the Warriors was "weak ".

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  • Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years
Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

Murray's mood was not improved by an early time violation from umpire Carlos Ramos, but it took another in the second set to fire up the top seed. "I have never seen anyone get a warning after they have missed the ball toss". She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor. "I was missing a little more in the end than earlier in...

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  • AB's confident South Africa hope to end ICC trophy drought
AB's confident South Africa hope to end ICC trophy drought

Upul Tharanga suspended for two of the upcoming Champions Trophy match . The foundation of the win was laid by Amla after Sri Lanka won the toss and asked South Africa to bat at Kennington Oval . Jeevan Mendis (11) and Chandimal (12) couldn't contribute - the former being dismissed by a splendind one-handed catch by a leaping de Villi...

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  • Pakistan skipper guides side into semi-finals
Pakistan skipper guides side into semi-finals

England's opening issue was an area Mickey Arthur , the Pakistan coach, was keen to exploit. 2nd-biggest margin win for Pakistan against England in ODIs in terms of balls remaining. Pakistan have always been known as an "unpredictable" side, a tag that all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said he embraced in the build-up to the Sri Lanka match .

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  • Two Tigers Selected on Day One of MLB Draft
Two Tigers Selected on Day One of MLB Draft

The Oakland Athletics grabbed Deichmann with the 43 overall pick in the second round of the 2017 MLB Draft. Deichmann increased his stock dramatically by returning to LSU for his junior season after he was selected in the 26th round past year by the Minnesota Twins as a draft-eligible sophomore.

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  • Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

England were dealt an early blow when Hales was sent back by Raees with Babar Azam taking the catch in the sixth over. "This is a very good sign for Pakistan cricket that so many youngsters are coming up with good performances in crucial matches ".

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  • What we know about wounded Republican House Whip Steve Scalise
What we know about wounded Republican House Whip Steve Scalise

A law enforcement official says the shooting is being investigated as a criminal act rather than an act of terrorism. He then tweeted his support, confirming that Mr Scalise was in a stable condition. He said , "I look around, and I see a rifle and I see a little bit of a body". Williams, who has coached the Republican baseball team...

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  • England, Pakistan gear up for final berth
England, Pakistan gear up for final berth

Morgan, whose 87 together with Ben Stokes's 102 not out saw England recover from a top-order collapse against Australia , would not confirm England's XI on Tuesday. Pakistan then lost three quick wickets - Babar Azam (10), Mohammad Hafeez (1) and Azhar Ali (34) to slip from 92-1 to 110-4 in the 20th over. Already 4-0 down in the five-ma...

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  • Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday
Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday

What made them great: With Cousy controlling a powerful offense and Russell patrolling the paint for the league's leading defense, the Celtics outscored teams by more than nine points per game while going 23-5 and 11-3 on neutral courts - yes, National Basketball Association teams played neutral-site games back then.

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  • Tapwrit Wears Down Irish War Cry to Win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit Wears Down Irish War Cry to Win Belmont Stakes

The on-call veterinarian told the NBC broadcast that he had suffered a small laceration on the back of his knee but that he'd be fine. Japanese-trained Epicharis also joined the ranks of absentees on the morning of the race when the vets deemed him unfit to run after lameness issues, which left Irish War Cry as 5-2 favourite in an 11-runner f...

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  • Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James
Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James

The series, the first that matched the same teams in three straight Finals, averaged 20.4 million viewers, Nielsen said Tuesday. Coach Steve Kerr cried. Beating Cleveland two out of three in the first rivalry to be featured in three consecutive finals didn't hurt the sense of drama the Warriors aroused all season.

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