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Sport Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals
Author: 0 Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

With the win, Nadal marched into the quarter-finals for the 11th time, thus joining 18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer at the top of the chart for most Roland Garros last-eight showings in the Open Era. That happened less than an hour after defending champion Garbine Muguruza was beaten 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 by 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic at Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Sport Benevento in Serie A per la prima volta nella sua storia
Author: 0 Benevento in Serie A per la prima volta nella sua storia

Qui Carpi - Castori sa che la sua squadra deve necessariamente vincere per centrare la serie A , ed è rinfrancato da precedenti positivi nelle gare precedenti dei play off. Nonostante ciò, la prima occasione del secondo tempo capita ai padroni di casa, con Viola che colpisce clamorosamente il palo con una sassata da fuori area.

Author: 0 1-0 al Carpi, il Benevento promosso in A

Stadio Vigorito in festa per una storica promozione: il Benevento è in Serie A . L'anno scorso, di questi tempi, in città si festeggiava la promozione dalla Lega Pro alla Serie B , la prima della storia della società giallorossa. Complimenti a tutti i ragazzi, sono stati grandi. Una dedica devo farla alla mia famiglia, a mia moglie e ai miei figli. Puscas ha poi lasciato il campo al 27′ del secondo tempo per crampi tra gli applausi scroscianti del pubblico sannita .

Sport '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
Author: 0 '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Bidding for his 10th French Open title, Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Busta withdrew. Novak Djokovic effectively waved the white flag, bowing out of the French Open in the quarter-finals, with a whimper to Dominic Thiem . "I don't remember seeing a time in the last six to eight years when Novak mailed it in", McEnroe told the BBC . Dominic Thiem is under no illusions about the size of the task ahead of him as he chases his first grand slam title.

Sport Messi to wed childhood sweetheart in Rosario
Author: 0 Messi to wed childhood sweetheart in Rosario

It is said Messi will sign a three-year contract and will be given the option of extending it by a further year. Barcelona have been in negotiations with Messi's father for months but last month AS added more uncertainty to the saga after reporting that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor had rejected the first offer made by the club, worth between €30m (£26m) and €35m.

Author: 0 Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew: Beating England would mean everything to me

It is 18 years since the Scots last overcame the auld enemy, Don Hutchison's goal securing a 1-0 win at Wembley, and Charlie Mulgrew is desperate to bring that wait to an end. "I was at the (Scottish Cup) final last week". The oldest global fixture in the world will be played for the 114 time here, with England leading the way with 48 victories.

Sport Harry Kane:
Author: 0 Harry Kane: "Any player growing up would dream to be England captain"

The 23-year-old has claimed the Premier League's Golden Boot in each of the past two years, ending the 2016-17 campaign with 29 goals following a blistering spell of form towards the end of the season. "But I love to score and affect the game, so hopefully I can boost it up over the next three, four, five six years, carry it on for the rest of my worldwide career and be classed as one of those top, top players".

Sport LeBron, Cavaliers dispatch Celtics to set up finals trilogy with Warriors
Author: 0 LeBron, Cavaliers dispatch Celtics to set up finals trilogy with Warriors

And then we come out, we get some tremendous looks, and Kyrie just goes nuts and ends us. Obstacles different even than the Warriors , who await the victor of the Eastern Conference Final. Isaiah (Thomas ) goes down and they're running a totally different offense than we prepared for so it's been tough on us. "They cause a lot of stress, and I'll get to that point when we start to prepare for them".

Author: 0 Twitter reacts to the Penguins beating down the Predators in Game 5

Could have had (different) results in both those games". Here are the listings for tonight's game, according to NHL .com. Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray , left, stops a point-blank shot by Nashville Predators' Craig Smith during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

Sport Pogba: Extreme Mourinho deserves to be called The Special One
Author: 0 Pogba: Extreme Mourinho deserves to be called The Special One

Those comments backfired on Mourinho when it emerged Smalling had a broken toe but played with the injury two weeks earlier at Chelsea , a 4-0 defeat when the defender needed two pain-killing injections to be involved. Cristiano Ronaldo believes winning the Champions League for the fourth time is as sweet as his first with Manchester United . "But the more I practiced, the better".

Author: 0 Halep beats Pliskova to reach French Open final

Both women are chasing maiden major crowns but if Halep fulfils tournament favouritism, she will become the third player to win a grand slam and reach world No 1 under Cahill's tutelage. The number two seed recovered in the second set however. It looked like the same might happen in the third when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and clinched victory with a forehand into the corner, her 50th victor.

Sport Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky
Author: 0 Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

Stay tuned to see how Ostapenko fares in the semifinals at the French Open. Despite 50 unforced errors , Ostapenko on all counts beat Wozniacki and naturally made it to the semifinals. Ostapenko and her semi-final opponent, Bacsinszky, will both be celebrating their birthdays on Thursday in a amusing yet weird coincidence. The second set was a completely different story as Ostapenko struck powerful forehand winners to dominate her Danish opponent.

Sport JR Smith Tweets, Then Deletes 'Cavs in 7'
Author: 0 JR Smith Tweets, Then Deletes 'Cavs in 7'

Bless you, J.R. Smith. The tweet was then deleted only minutes later, but it had already received more than 20,000 retweets. Before Game 3, the Cleveland Police Department was one of several fans tweeting trash talk at Golden State. But this time Smith says he's innocent. " I'm smarter than that ". "I did not tweet that", Smith told me as he walked out of the locker room after his postgame interview session before a crowd of cameras at his locker.

Author: 0 Police release dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest

After then asking a series of random questions, the officer then tells Tiger to close his eyes, tilt his head backwards and recite the English alphabet without singing. Officers noted that both driver's side tires of the Mercedes were flat, with "minor damage to both respective rims", damage to the front and rear bumpers and a rear taillight that appeared to be out.

Sport Giants score four in 10th to down Brewers
Author: 0 Giants score four in 10th to down Brewers

But after staring a nightmare scenario dead in the face in the bottom half of the ninth, the Giants can think about the standings tomorrow, and think about a series-splitting victory on their four and a half hour flight home. RHP Sam Dyson, who was acquired this week from the Texas Rangers, is expected to join the team over the weekend. The streak started on September 25, 2012, while he was with the Cincinnati Reds .

Author: 0 Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko earn final

She fended off another set point in the next game but a forehand error handed Halep the set. But Evert is clearly impressed and believes she has the game to profit from the uncertainty surrounding some of the biggest names in the women's game.

Sport Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

Fabregas had been introduced in place of Nemanja Matic just after the hour mark, with the Spain global unhappy to have been given a watching brief beforehand. I invite you to live with me one day and one thing you can not question is my commitment". Asked if his lack of game-time has made him think about leaving, he said: "Not necessarily, but in football you can never say never".

Sport Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river
Author: 0 Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

For a long time Hardy had two sides to his life. He was a member of the NFL's Buffalo Bills for two seasons and also graduated from Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne. "I always really enjoyed him and enjoyed working with him". As a result, he was committed to a mental hospital after a judge declared that he wasn't mentally stable enough to stand trial.

Author: 0 Kvitova looking forward to 'business as usual' following Roland Garros return

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. The Czech 15th seed, who is benefiting from a protected ranking, took the opening set with a solid half volley. "It was a tough first round", Kerber said after the loss. "Yesterday I was thinking how everything will be, and I couldn't really imagine how that's going to be".

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso: If McLaren wins by September, I'll stay for 2018

Winning by September is not on the cards for McLaren and his options to go elsewhere are extremely limited but he insisted he would move on. "We want to work in partnership with our teams in terms of determining where we go, but our view is that we'd like to go above 21 (races)", Formula One's commercial managing director Sean Bratches told Reuters last week.

Sport Crotone: Nicola, in bici fino a Torino
Author: 0 Crotone: Nicola, in bici fino a Torino

Una destinazione che dunque significa molto per Nicola , deciso a compiere non solo un viaggio di 1300 km circa sulle strade d'Italia ma anche all'interno di sè stesso, per sconfiggere definitivamente quei fantasmi che da qualche anno ormai lo attanagliano.

Sport Milan, c'è il sì di Conti: manca l'accordo con l'Atalanta
Author: 0 Milan, c'è il sì di Conti: manca l'accordo con l'Atalanta

Con un mercato in entrata così prolifico, è probabile che il Milan abbia sfruttato l'incontro odierno per capire se ci siano o meno margini di manovra. Sabatini ha offerto ben 15 milioni per verdeoro e si aspetta di portare a casa il giocatore al più presto al fine di regalare a Spalletti il primo tassello della nuova Inter .

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Although pleased with England's bowling performance - with all five bowlers taking wickets - Morgan was less satisfied with the batting. "I think in all areas England outplayed us today", he said. "We were never ahead of the game and due to their run rate they were always in the dominant position". "They are two important games of cricket ", said Morris.

Sport Pettersen, Lee tied for first-round lead in Canada
Author: 0 Pettersen, Lee tied for first-round lead in Canada

When it was all said and done, the Smiths Falls, Ont., native was seven strokes back of the leaders after Day 1 of the Manulife LPGA Classic. Pettersen, who lost her yardage book en route to Cambridge and had to start from scratch (and who has a new caddy this week), said she hit ideal numbers Thursday and was helped along by conditions that were ripe for low scores during the morning wave.

Sport NFL suspends Buffalo Bills receiver Walt Powell for 4 games
Author: 0 NFL suspends Buffalo Bills receiver Walt Powell for 4 games

Powell will be eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason games and practices but can not return to regular season action until after the Bills' Week 4 game against the Atlanta Falcons. The Bills announced today that Powell has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the PED policy. Powell caught 14 passes for 142 yards last season.

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Author: 0 Brown: "La McLaren è vicina al limite con la Honda"

Il direttore esecutivo della McLaren Zak Brown ha espresso "serie preoccupazioni" sulle capacità attuali della Honda in Formula 1 dopo i mancati aggiornamenti forniti dal costruttore giapponese per il Gran Premio del Canada , in programma questo fine settimana.

Author: 0 Rohan Bopanna, Gaby Dabrowski clinch mixed doubles title

Dabrowski started off playing singles, but said she now focuses mostly on doubles as that's what "pays the bills". Within the past few years, my focus has shifted toward doubles and mixed doubles. So Dabrowski's father accompanied her to her earliest global tournaments, often taking to the road for more than six months of a year, while her mother - who earned more - stayed in Ottawa.

Author: 0 Calciomercato Milan, prima offerta ufficiale per Belotti

Oggi, presente a Milano per la consegna del 'Premio Socrate', il numero uno del Torino ha parlato proprio del futuro di Belotti , negando definitivamente un possibile passaggio al Milan a meno di clamorosi colpi di scena. 50 i milioni messi sul piatto dai rossoneri per Belotti con il Torino che, forte di una clausola rescissoria da 100 milioni valida solo per l'estero, secondo 'Sky Sport' ne avrebbe chiesti 70 più Zapata e Niang.

Sport Calciomercato Milan news, raggiunto l'accordo per Lucas Biglia della Lazio (ultime notizie)
Author: 0 Calciomercato Milan news, raggiunto l'accordo per Lucas Biglia della Lazio (ultime notizie)

Comunque la Lazio ha già l'accordo col Milan (35 milioni ), nel caso in cui Keita scegliesse il rossonero le casse laziali si ritroverebbero una plusvalenza spaventosa. LA REPLICA DI TARE - Una dichiarazione, quella di Calenda , che di certo non è piaciuta alla Lazio che ha affidato al direttore sportivo Igli Tare una replica pubblicata con una nota sul sito ufficiale del club: "Prendo atto delle dichiarazioni rilasciate dal Sig.

Sport Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki

The last teenager to advance to the semifinals at Roland Garros was Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. Third-seeded Simona Halep is playing No. 5 Elina Svitolina on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko clenches her fist after scoring a point against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament, June 6.

Sport Tennis: a Parigi finale Halep-Ostapenko
Author: 0 Tennis: a Parigi finale Halep-Ostapenko

La tennista lettone ha vinto contro la svizzera Timea Bacsinszky e si è qualificata per l'ultimo capitolo sulla terra rossa parigina. Separate alla nascita, unite dal tennis, Mladenovic e Garcia sono diventate amiche per la pelle strada facendo, saldate dalla sintonia di un doppio capace di conquistare a mani basse l'anno scorso il Roland Garros (non succedeva da 45 anni, Durr-Chanfreau nel 1971), fuse dall'obiettivo comune di riportare in patria la Federation Cup.

Sport Manchester United not expected to renew Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contract
Author: 0 Manchester United not expected to renew Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contract

The Swedish striker will be added to the club's release list which will be sent to the Premier League tomorrow, according to Sky Sources. While a player can still re-sign for a club despite featuring on the list of those to leave the club at the expiration of their contract on 30 June, that is not set to be the case with former Ajax, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain hitman Ibrahimovic.

Sport Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

Openers Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad couldnt get the start Pakistan needed. Pakistan's fielders possibly felt the same way, a shock to the system after having kept India relatively quiet for 35 overs. No member of India's attack leaked runs the way Wahab had done, with paceman Umesh Yadav , who took three for 30 in 7.4 overs, ending the match when he dismissed Hasan for a duck.