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Sport French Open set for new women's champ
Author: 0 French Open set for new women's champ

There has not been a French victor since Mary Pierce in 2000 and Mladenovic was cheered raucously during her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory. "I think the audience was really tough today". "I keep getting the same questions over and over again, are you under pressure and everything". And we're in the quarterfinals. But she managed to pull off the biggest victory of her career despite 16 double-faults, seven in each of the last two sets on a windy day with the temperature in the 60s (teens Celsius).

Author: 0 New Zealand race vehicle driver Dixon calls robbery a big "contrast"

Two boys, ages 15 and 14, were arrested a short time later. Tony Kannan, a teammate of Dixon's with Chip Ganassi Racing, told reporters that Dixon and Franchitti had their windows down when they were approached at gunpoint. It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock. "Where you park your vehicle is basically your responsibility as to what happens to it, " according to Green.

Author: 0 Dillon earns 1st win at Coca-Cola 600

The caution came out at 7:53 p.m. ET, just after the caution flag involving Matt DiBenedetto's auto, which hit a wall. Both battling fuel mileage late in the race, Austin Dillon passed Jimmie Johnson with two laps to go, scoring his first career victory in the Cup Series during the 58th running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Author: 0 Bad blood? No, just bad breath between Subban, Crosby

Crosby making fun of Subban's bad breath following a game would be unusual, but not outside the realm of trash talking between athletes. It was only the third time since the two hooked up in Pittsburgh more than a decade ago that both players dressed for a game and failed to record a shot, according to the NHL Network.

Author: 0 Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest

After combining to average 27.8 points while shooting.519 (125-of-241) through the first three rounds of the playoffs, the Cavaliers' quartet of Tristan Thompson (0-of-3), J.R. He added 10 assists and two blocks in keeping his Cavs within three points at halftime, 67-64. Kerr returned Green to the lineup by the midpoint of the second quarter, and with Cleveland steadily cutting into what was a double-digit Golden State lead.

Sport Land Rover BAR face New Zealand in the last four
Author: 0 Land Rover BAR face New Zealand in the last four

Oracle sailed away for a 29 second win and now take a bonus point for winning the qualifying series into the America's Cup match. But they could not repeat the feat against Oracle Team USA and with a win against Ben Ainslie's British team the US crew finished top of the qualifier table.

Sport Moto: Italia, Pasini vince in Moto2
Author: 0 Moto: Italia, Pasini vince in Moto2

Trovatosi a meraviglia con la KALEX dell'Italtrans Racing Team sin dai test invernali, dopo aver mancato di un soffio l'appuntamento con il podio nelle precedenti gare al Mugello si è rifatto con gli interessi. Il primo degli italiani è Simone Corsi , che fa un bel salto in avanti rispetto alle prime Libere piazzandosi al terzo posto con un distacco di +0.398.

Author: 0 French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return

Kvitova, 26, was injured when an intruder, under the pretense of checking a utility meter, entered her apartment in Prostejov . If her serve could have been better, there were plenty of good moments, and in many ways it was a classic Kvitova match with unforced errors punctuated by some stunning winners, a reminder of the shot-making that has lifted her to two Grand Slam titles.

Author: 0 'Smart' Murray is a real 'No. 1', says Del Potro

That match was one of six still to be completed when rain halted play. "You never know when you can win a set or a match, and that happened today", he added. But once Anderson got his nose in front in each of the final two sets, his booming serve proved impenetrable as the world No56 completed a 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 victory.

Author: 0 Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

While Cleveland has to tighten up defensively and try to find a way to keep pace with Kevin Durant and the Golden State offense, Curry says consistency is key for the Warriors . - Covers Expert Steve Merril . Golden State leads the series 1-0 after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91. James had six of his turnovers in the second quarter, when Durant twice dribbled more than 50 feet for dunks without anyone near him, but the Cavs were somehow down just eight heading into the ...

Author: 0 Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

But despite the Game 1 setback, it is a best-of-seven series , and the Cavaliers are focused on turning the tide and taking a 1-1 tie back to Cleveland for Game 3 next Wednesday night. Curry shot just 40 percent in the Finals a year ago and had more turnovers (30) than assists (26) as he nursed injuries to his knee and ankle. "There's no time to be disappointed", point guard Kyrie Irving said.

Author: 0 Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. "That's what I told her end of the match too". "I didn't feel any differences, which is nice", she said. "I really am looking forward to being there", added the Czech . I have the best memories which I can have. "I just will focus now for grass and for the tennis again".

Sport Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Author: 0 Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

This had the makings of another sweep for the Swiss, who led 5-1 in the first set, only for Williams to pound her way back with six straight games to take the set, 7-5, after an hour's battle. In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round Monday are seeking a first major title, so it will be the first French Open since 1977 - and first major tournament anywhere since the 1979 Australian Open - without a past Slam champion among the quarterfinalists.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

Barely had the celebrations died down from Ronaldo's opener, than Croatian striker Mandzukic equalised in spectacular fashion with one of the great Champions League goals. "To win it three times in four years means a lot". Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was crestfallen after seeing his Champions League dream snatched away.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh too hot for Pakistan

Kohli hit 81 not out but reserved special praise for Yuvraj Singh , who plundered 53 off 32 balls as India reached 319-3 in 48 overs - two having been lost to rain - only one result seemed possible. But no member of India's attack leaked runs in the way Wahab had done. Bowling: B Kumar 5-1-23-1, U Yadav 7.4-1-30-3, J Bumrah 5-0-23-0, H Pandya 8-0-43-2, R Jadeja 8-0-43-2.

Sport Motogp: al Mugello trionfa Dovizioso
Author: 0 Motogp: al Mugello trionfa Dovizioso

Soltanto ottavo Jorge Lorenzo , con l'altra Ducati ufficiale. Diversi: Valentino , Marquez , Pedrosa e, dopo la vittoria di oggi, anche Dovizioso . E Maverick lo ha ammesso sportivamente. La moto ha lavorato bene, siamo riusciti a metterla a posto, e da sabato mattina sono stato abbastanza veloce.

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Author: 0 Nicolas Higuain: "I migliori giocano le finali, gli altri festeggiano..."

I migliori giocano le finali, i mediocri celebrano le sconfitte degli altri. "Mi fa ridere tanto". Juventus in vacanza da oggi, con l'eccezione dei nazionali convocati dalle rispettive selezioni. Basti pensare che in seconda fascia ci sono il PSG, l'Atletico Madrid , il Barcellona, il Manchester City ed il Manchester United. In quarta fascia invece, le squadre che tutte le big vorrebbero ai gironi di Champions , a patto che superino lo scoglio dei preliminari, sono il Ludogorets, il ...

Sport LeSean McCoy recruits Jeremy Maclin to Buffalo
Author: 0 LeSean McCoy recruits Jeremy Maclin to Buffalo

Which is exactly what Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy appears to have done, only on a much, much larger scale. #Bills are in "preliminary talks" 2 sign Jeremy Maclin , per source . "Not to brag, but I was the first guy he talked to when the news broke", McCoy said. "Just to see what his thoughts, what is he thinking moving forward and try to get him here".

Author: 0 Summerhays takes control at Memorial

Bubba Watson watches his shot on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio . It is set to be a tension-filled Sunday for the 33-year-old from Utah, who is the world number 97, and he fully expects the nerves to be showing in the early stages of his final round.

Sport Oracle beats Kiwis in Bermuda for America's Cup bonus point
Author: 0 Oracle beats Kiwis in Bermuda for America's Cup bonus point

That gives the U.S. team a point in the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, the final round of the events taking place now in Bermuda. Peter Burling , helmsman of Emirates Team New Zealand, announced yesterday that based on weather forecasts for the coming days, the New Zealand team have picked Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR as their opponents in the semi-finals.

Sport Warriors vs. Cavs: Full 2017 NBA Finals Preview & Prediction
Author: 0 Warriors vs. Cavs: Full 2017 NBA Finals Preview & Prediction

Yikes. If they need any motivation to win, all they have to do is remember Game 5 of the 2016 Finals. The Warriors kind of remind us of the old Lakers with the gold uniforms and spectacular, explosive scoring. The Warriors have added JaVale McGee and David West. McGee has shown off his value throughout the playoffs, averaging seven points per game while shooting 71 percent.

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

The intention is to go the rest of the series . James won his first of three championships against his rival Durant, but that rivalry has now come full circle with Golden State and Cleveland meeting for the third time in as many years to determine the 2017 National Basketball Association champs.

Author: 0 England call up Finn as Woakes replacement

The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Saturday that its Event Technical Committee has approved Finn as a replacement player for in the England squad for the tournament. But Finn said players are confident it is safe for the tournament to continue. He bowled first change for the Lions against South Africa and sealed his call up with two for 49 from eight overs; tidy but not remarkable figures.

Author: 0 Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

Madrid and Juve were level at 1-1 at half-time before a rousing second-half display from Zinedine Zidane's side saw them cruise to victory. "We have done a double", Ronaldo reminded. Encouragingly for Zidane the legacy-builder, two of the younger members of the squad, Casemiro, and the substitute Marco Asensio, scored the goals Ronaldo did not.

Author: 0 Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

This was the biggest match of the women's tournament so far - 2016 victor against great French hope. The French 13th seed is through to just her second slam quarterfinal - after the 2015 US Open - and will face American Venus Williams or Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky for a spot in the last four.

Sport Miranda pitches 4-hitter as Mariners sweep Rays 7-1
Author: 0 Miranda pitches 4-hitter as Mariners sweep Rays 7-1

Seattle Mariners Mike Zunino swings for a grand slam against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Seattle . While Motter's sixth homer staked Seattle to a big early lead, Valencia's fifth home run broke things open. It was the 47 time Cruz has homered in at least back-to-back games for his career.

Sport Paratore breaks through with Nordea Masters victory
Author: 0 Paratore breaks through with Nordea Masters victory

Fitzpatrick was left to rue a double bogey on the third after carding seven birdies in a final round of 68, with Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen and South Africa's George Coetzee sharing fourth place on nine under. On the back nine, however, he'd make birdies on Nos. "It's big for my confidence because I was looking for this win the previous year and now I've achieved that so it's very nice for me".

Sport Former New York Knicks head coach accused of DUI after crash
Author: 0 Former New York Knicks head coach accused of DUI after crash

The Cadillac continued across the right shoulder and hit the raised concrete curb and wood/metal guardrail. Derek Fisher was arrested in Los Angeles this morning following a vehicle crash. He and Barnes also got into an altercation over Govan back in October 2015, when Barnes was upset that Fisher was spending time with his ex-wife. Fisher, 42, played for 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association, winning five titles with the Lakers.

Author: 0 Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

The contentious rivalry between AL East foes ramped up this season when Manny Machado's aggressive slide into Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia in late April led to unsafe inside pitches, harsh words and a warning from Major League Baseball officials to stop the feuding.

Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson earns 11th victory at Dover, ties Cale Yarborough

He just has obviously a lot more experience than I do out on the front row late in races and executed a lot better than I did. "I was a Cale fan growing up in El Cajon and never imagined I would have a chance to tie him in wins", Johnson tweeted.

Author: 0 Rafa Nadal moves to Men's Singles quarter-finals

Djokovic - like any legendary tennis player - is a problem-solver of the highest order. "I was expecting a hard game with a lot of rallies from the baseline, because the conditions are heavy", Djokovic said moments after his win. He said: "I was mentally still as strong and as calm as I could be, even though I was two sets to one down I kept believing I could break his resistance".

Sport Pakistan play resumes, match reduced to 48-over a side
Author: 0 Pakistan play resumes, match reduced to 48-over a side

Taking into account the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2017 India's debut match against Pakistan , this former player took on to his Twitter handle in a bid to express his thoughts. The two batsman forged a 93-run partnership for the third wicket before Yuvraj was adjudged leg before wicket in the penultimate over after the Pakistan skipper went for a review and was called correct.

Sport Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus
Author: 0 Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus

Massimiliano Allegri does not believe that Juventus have reached the end of an era, despite losing the Champions League final to Real Madrid. He made the difference yet again with two goals to help Real Madrid secure a third Champions League title in four years, as it crushed Juventus 4-1 in a riveting final in Cardiff .