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Wawrinka s'offre Murray en demi-finales — Roland Garros

Certains spectateurs, ceux de la deuxième demi-finale, ont néanmoins grincé des dents, un peu agacés par la longueur du duel Wawrinka-Murray (4h34 de jeu). Il est apparu plus frais dans la dernière manche. On en était alors à plus de trois heures, déjà. Dans le jeu décisif, Murray se détache 4-2 mais Wawrinla recolle. Read More »

Spurs striker Harry Kane named England captain vs. Scotland

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The draw leaves England three points clear at the top of Group F and still on course to reach the finals in Russian Federation next year, while Scotland sit in fourth spot three points behind second-placed Slovenia. For a whole century the teams would clash in the old Home Championship along with Wales and Northern Ireland and there were plenty of lively encounters. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep, clinches French Open title

Open . After two fiercely-contested opening sets between the two unseeded pairs, Harrison and Venus broke decisively for 5-3 and held serve to prevail on Court Philippe Chatrier. "Actually, it's something I can not understand". A year ago in Paris , she lost in the first round. I played pretty well in the deciding moments. Her stunning run in Paris - capped by a riveting 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 comeback win over the No. Read More »

Roland-Garros : Nadal rejoint Wawrinka en finale

Que Stan Wawrinka, qui a marché sur Marin Cilic (6-3, 6-3, 6-1) comme il l'avait fait sur Gaël Monfils, Fabio Fognini et Alexander Dolgopolov, sans perdre le moindre set, reste un outsider très crédible. En raison des averses, qui ont interrompu les matches pendant près de 4 heures, le programme de la journée sur les deux principaux courts n'a pas pu se dérouler comme prévu. Read More »

Bolt promet de "tout donner" pour ses adieux à son public — Jamaïque

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Et les courses que la superstar du sprint disputera d'ici aux Championnats du Monde de Londres, le point d'orgue de son été, se comptent sur les doigts d'une main: à Kingston ce samedi, à Ostrava le 28 juin et à Monaco le 22 juillet. Celui qui est surnommé " L'Eclair " a également évoqué son après carrière: "Il y a plusieurs voies que je pourrais suivre, je veux essayer de rester aussi près que possible de l'athlétisme ", a-t-il souligné, suggérant qu'il pourrait devenir entraîneur. Read More »

Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland

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The former Coventry, Southampton and Celtic boss watched his side battle back from a goal down to go 2-1 up through a two magical free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths , only for England to level in added time to his dismay. To be 2-1 down in stoppage time , to get that goal is special. The ball pinged around the penalty area but no England player could find a telling touch from the ensuing scramble. Read More »

Maria Sharapova expected to pull out of Aegon Classic in Birmingham

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The injury came during Sharapova's second-round match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Italian Open . It now appears she has failed to recover in time to compete at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham with, according to BBC Sport , official confirmation of Sharapova's withdrawal expected in the next few days. Read More »

Jefferson says Cavs season a failure without National Basketball Association championship

Kevin Love had yet another solid outing in the do-or-die win - finishing with 23 points, going 7-of-14 from the floor, 6-of-8 from beyond the arc to go with a five, boards and a pair of boards. And with 1:10 left in the quarter, Zaza Pachulia and Kyle Korver were tied up on a loose ball. Instead of an ejection for Pachulia, however, he and Shumpert were slapped with technicals. Read More »

How Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League victory

I'd promised that, if we won the Champions League and I scored a goal, I'd do it. With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in. Read More »

Cavs halt Warriors perfect post-season, party in Game 4

But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. Later in the third, a skirmish for a loose ball resulted in Iman Shumpert and Zaza Pachulia getting into it. "It was just an incredibly physical game", Kerr said. Read More »

Maria Sharapova doit faire une croix sur la saison sur gazon

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Maria Sharapova s'est retirée des rondes de qualification du tournoi de Wimbledon en raison d'une blessure à la cuisse gauche. "Après une analyse supplémentaire, la déchirure musculaire que j'ai subie à Rome ne me permettra malheureusement pas de concourir les tournois sur herbe que je devais jouer", a-t-elle annoncé samedi via sa page Facebook". Read More »

Stan Wawrinka: 'Hopefully Djokovic can find his tennis soon!'

But Murray responded by taking the second set easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori to seal a fourth successive semi-final appearance in Paris. He won in Geneva so is obviously confident. Murray's match against Nishikori was not the best advertisement for his improved form. "I can't say he's the only one, but it's definitely something he likes". Read More »

Wozniacki suffers at the hands of teenage star Jelena

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Ostapenko and Bacsinszky are set to meet for a place in the final on Thursday - which will be a birthday for both players. The world number 47 has produced some of her finest performances on clay this season including a runner-up finish in Charleston before reaching the final four in Prague. Read More »

Nadal "reste un monstre" pour Wawrinka

Face à l'étoile montante du tennis mondial, Nadal, actuellement 4e au classement ATP, possède bien sûr l'avantage de l'expérience du haut de ses 31 ans et de ses 14 titres majeurs en 19 finales . Le Britannique s'est laissé surprendre dans le premier set avant de remporter les trois suivants: 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/0), 6-1. Une pause pour Novak Djokovic? D'emblée, l'Autrichien a dévoilé ses intentions: ne pas laisser s'installer l'échange (21 points de plus de 9 coups, sur 155), et ... Read More »

Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th

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When asked if equalling Schumacher would mean as much, he said: I haven't got there so I can not really say.I can not really look that far ahead I have to be grateful and appreciate this moment. "I am speechless. Ayrton was my favourite driver". "On the last lap I made a mistake in corner two and improved a little bit but just couldn't make the laps very good and paid the price for it". Read More »

"Decima" pour Nadal ou "segunda" pour Wawrinka — Roland-Garros

Cependant, n'oublions pas que Stan Wawrinka n'a jamais perdu en finale d'un tournoi Grand Chelem : il en compte pour l'instant trois à son palmarès (3 sur 3). Si Thiem a remporté le premier jeu sur le service de Nadal , le suspense s'est assez vite dégonflé. Il a couru aux quatre coins du terrain à son habitude et puni l'Autrichien avec son fameux coup droit. Read More »

Warren Galtand hits back at critics after Lions victory

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Consecutive defeats in the space of a week would have been a blow of such destructive psychological proportions that, whatever the Lions management said, a series win would have been inconceivable. Even with guys like Matt Todd, Sam Whitelock and Luke Romano working their butts off in defence and young centre Jack Goodhue giving us a glimpse into his talent, they paid a heavy cost for not executing under huge pressure. Read More »

Feng takes 1-stroke lead after bogey-free 66 in Michigan

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Park has a two-day total of 12-under, leaving her ahead of Suzann Pettersen of Norway, who shot 67 on Friday, and Minjee Lee of Australia, who fired a 66, both at 10-under par. "That would have been really, really tough for me to swallow if I missed the cut". " I was trying to win the tournament since the start today and I'm glad that I did it ", said Feng, who earned $195,000 in prize money. Read More »

Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors in Game 4

And as we saw in last year's Finals , it only takes one little snag for the whole thing to unravel. "It was do-or-die. The job is still far from over", Irving said. Obviously, I still don't know what Curry was doing. Cleveland attempted one more 3-pointer (45) than they did on Wednesday, but made two-times as many (24). Read More »

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates

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The Serbian is bidding to become the first man to have won each of the four Grand Slams at least twice in the Open Era. - Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, will face Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the second round. Nadal's opponent in the second round will be Robin Haase of the Netherlands, who defeated Australian Alex De Minaur 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "I feel like my grand slam results have been pretty good". Read More »