• Denis Shapovalov is the real deal, says Mats Wilander
Denis Shapovalov is the real deal, says Mats Wilander

He then beat Russia's Daniil Medvedev to record his first victory at a Grand Slam tournament before crushing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the No 8 seed, in three sets on Wednesday night. "For a guy like me, every match is tough , and I'm going to have to battle it out". "I belong with these guys, playing these high-level tournaments".

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  • Diafra Sakho's West Ham future up in air after passing Rennes medical
Diafra Sakho's West Ham future up in air after passing Rennes medical

Arriving at the London Stadium, he made West Ham aware of personal issues which he felt demanded a return to France. He also wanted to make it clear that he targeted a move to Rennes because of a personal problem but now understands why he has to stay.

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  • Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels
Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels

Houston, now leading the American League with an 80-53 record, was criticized roundly for the team's inactivity at the initial trade deadline, with pitcher Dallas Keuchel characterizing it as a "disappointment". The right-hander has roughly $60.75 million in guaranteed money remaining in the deal, including approximately $4.75 million for the fin...

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  • Nikola Vlasic signs for Everton: First official pictures of Croatian forward released
Nikola Vlasic signs for Everton: First official pictures of Croatian forward released

Everton , one of the Premier League's biggest spending clubs this summer, are close to agreeing a €10m deal for Hadjuk Split winger Nikola Vlasic , according to the Guardian . " We are very happy to bring Nikola to the Club as he is one of the big young talents in Europe ". The teenager originally joined Hajduk as a 12-year-old from former outf...

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  • Federer survives scare at US Open
Federer survives scare at US Open

It is the first time in Federer's career that he has opened a grand slam with back-to-back five sets wins, and just the second time he's ever played consecutive major matches which went the distance, following the Australian Open this year.

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  • Sanchez wants out of Arsenal after handing in transfer request
Sanchez wants out of Arsenal after handing in transfer request

And Chilean outlet La Tercera say a move is now DONE for the attacking ace. Despite that, it appears Oxlade-Chamberlain has determined his future lies away from Arsenal, with Chelsea reportedly very close to announcing his signing. Transfer deadline arrives at 11pm on Thursday and the Premier League's biggest clubs are still looking to flex s...

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  • Nadal says it's noisy under US Open roof, despite changes
Nadal says it's noisy under US Open roof, despite changes

While working around the clock, his father was forced to move into a vacant storage room at the tennis center, where his two boys would stay with him, sleeping on a massage table, while their mother worked night shifts as a nurse. "I don't know exactly what the rules are but when he pulled out they should have put Roger Federer on the bottom ha...

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  • Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say
Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say

The Angels are 69-65 this season and are 1 1/2 games back of the Twins for the second wild card spot. A few hours earlier, the Angels acquired four-time All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers . Phillips had to waive his no-trade clause to join the Angels, and that was no formality. Phillips might not be the elite two-way ...

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  • Beyoncé offers help to Harvey hometown victims
Beyoncé offers help to Harvey hometown victims

Houston native Beyoncè is one of the many celebs who is making huge contributions to her hometown in the wake of Hurricane Harvey . She said that she was working with her charity and her pastor to "implement a plan to help", and posted an Instagram tribute telling residents they were in her prayers.

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  • Sunderland: Marc Wilson, Jonny Williams and Callum McManaman move to club
Sunderland: Marc Wilson, Jonny Williams and Callum McManaman move to club

IRELAND defender Marc Wilson is reportedly undergoing a medical at Sunderland ahead of a deadline day loan move from Bournemouth . The Republic of Ireland global has not made a single appearance for the Cherries (in the Premier League ) and looks surplus to requirements at Deal Court.

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  • Panic meter running high for Roger Federer fans
Panic meter running high for Roger Federer fans

Open on Tuesday. However, the fourth set did not play out as many expected, with two breaks of the Federer serve helping Tiafoe clinch it 6-1 in 23 breath-taking minutes. Open on Thursday. Federer seemed to be cruising both after the third set and after going up a break in the fifth, only for the explosive Tiafoe to fight his way back.

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  • 14 looters arrested in Houston area during Harvey
14 looters arrested in Houston area during Harvey

An 11th death was reported on Tuesday - Houston police sergeant Steve Perez, 60, a 34-year veteran of the force whose body was found after apparently drowning while attempting to get to work on Sunday, police chief Art Acevedo told reporters.

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  • Gareth Southgate considers Joe Hart England's best goalkeeper
Gareth Southgate considers Joe Hart England's best goalkeeper

The Three Lions have been impressive in this qualification campaign as they still are yet to be beaten. "We have spoken as a squad and the target is to be the No.1 team in the world". Gareth Southgate has chose to stick with the experienced player but I don't think he's the best goalkeeper". He was at fault for the goal Gareth Bale scored for Wa...

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  • DeAndre Hopkins gets five-year extension, major guarantee
DeAndre Hopkins gets five-year extension, major guarantee

Schefter indicated that the guaranteed money will be the largest for any wide receiver in the NFL . But he said at the time he wanted to spend his entire career in Houston . DeAndre Hopkins is staying put in Houston . Due to a hand injury, Hopkins has not practiced since the team's first preseason game on August 9.

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  • MotoGP: Rossi injuries confirmed, will undergo surgery
MotoGP: Rossi injuries confirmed, will undergo surgery

The 38-year-old will undergo surgery "as soon as possible", his Yamaha team announced in a statement. It said a further medical bulletin would be issued in due course. He trails championship leader Andrea Dovizioso by 26 points and appears all but certain to miss September's races at Misano and Aragon at the very least.

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  • Brazil coach confirms: Coutinho on bench; Willian will start
Brazil coach confirms: Coutinho on bench; Willian will start

ET /6:15 AM IST on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Ecuador is sitting just out of the qualification zone now in sixth with 20 points after 14 games. Creating the maximum intrigue, you can certainly speculate about the possible loss of points for the Brazilians, but what difference does it make if the Pentakampeone achieved an early exit from the gro...

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  • Liverpool Sets Up Paris Base For Last-Minute £74 Million Signing
Liverpool Sets Up Paris Base For Last-Minute £74 Million Signing

The Chile worldwide will see out the final year of his contract at The Emirates Stadium despite City agreeing a fee with the Gunners in the final hours of the summer transfer window. ESPN FC has also reported that the Reds are exploring a potential transfer involving the French midfielder. It makes for a frustrating finish to a transfer window...

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  • Alexis Sanchez transfer to Manchester City nearly over the line
Alexis Sanchez transfer to Manchester City nearly over the line

Craig Burley says Arsene Wenger is kidding himself if he thinks he can turn Arsenal around, but the club won't sack him. Sky sources reported earlier on Deadline Day that the Gunners will not accept a cash offer for the wantaway Chile star .

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  • Monaco reportedly make their stance clear on Liverpool's £74million approach
Monaco reportedly make their stance clear on Liverpool's £74million approach

The Frenchman has been the subject of incredible interest throughout the entirety of transfer deadline day with Arsenal and Liverpool . Liverpool meanwhile may have to alter their offer for Lemar following confirmation that Divock Origi has completed his loan move to Wolfsburg.

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  • Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance
Federer survives Tiafoe scare to advance

Federer hung on, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4, in a thrilling match at Arthur Ashe Stadium that was far closer than expected. The world No. 3 was pushed hard in his opening match against 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe , with the Swiss taken to five sets.

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