There have been others but none who reigned so long at world number one - 67 weeks - without success on the grand slam stage. Before last week, she had never been past the third round of any Grand Slam tournament. "Svetlana obviously plays really well on this surface. I am going to enjoy it, but I will have (birthday celebration) plans after the tournament". I'm really happy and proud.
Halep, the 2014 runner-up, was down 5-1 in the second set, then was a point from losing while down 6-5 in the tiebreaker but came up with a backhand victor down the line to extend the match. Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian Grand Slam finalist after blasting her way past Timea Bacsinszky while Simona Halep battled past Karolina Pliskova at the French Open on Thursday.
Conor Murray reinforced his reputation as being close to the best halfback in the world. While the physical challenge in going up against the best team in the world is hard enough, coping mentally is just as important if you are going to be successful.
McPhee, the former longtime Capitals GM, is a busy man right now. The Florida Panthers made an interesting decision as they decided not to protect Jonathan Marchessault, who scored 30 goals for them past year, and instead protected Nick Bjugstad .
Kyle has been here working out, he actually just left (the Biosteel Centre, where the team trains). His job demands he not be taken by surprise or caught unprepared. Lowry sat out the last two games of a four-game sweep administered by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the playoffs, Ujiri called for a "culture reset" and a change in the team's style of play a couple of days after the unceremonious departure from the post-season.
Luciano Spalletti voleva Borja Valero anche alla Roma , l'anno scorso, ma l'affare non si è poi concluso nel modo auspicato dal tecnico toscano. Un accordo sul contratto Borja Valero l'ha già raggiunto con l'Inter , ma sarà decisiva la sua presa di posizione netta nei confronti della Fiorentina per concretizzare l'addio.
This was answered with a definitive yes. Klay Thompson leads the Warriors with 21 points, including five 3-pointers. In fact, according to Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, the hope was because both players were so hot that at some point they'd get exhausted of carrying their team.
E' in programma domani alle 18 la partita proprio contro la Repubblica Ceca , a caccia delle residue speranze di qualificazione alle semifinali. Sicuramente sarà invariata la difesa: Andrea Conti e Barreca presidieranno le fasce laterali, in mezzo invece la coppia formata da Rugani e Caldara che hanno fatto benissimo due giorni fa.
He then led the United States of America to its first Olympic gold medal for women's soccer at the 1996 Games in Athens, Georgia, guiding the team to victory in front of massive semifinal and championship game crowds that set the stage for the hosting of the 1999 Women's World Cup.
Having opened their Confed Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand , Russia face a step up against Euro 2016 winners Portugal and their troubled superstar captain. "They have developed over the past few months but we don't fear any opponents". Portugal boss Fernando Santos admitted on Sunday that the mid-game referral process was "confusing" but Infantino says he has been encouraged by VAR's test on the global worldwide stage with a year to go before the World Cup.
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather will fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in a 154-pound fight on August 26 in Las Vegas , both men announced Wednesday. The Mayweather v McGregor fight will likely be priced at an even higher fee. " Conor McGregor is a massive star in MMA and UFC but has never gone inside a boxing ring before".
The 36-year-old Gasol posted a 6.7 nERD, which was good enough for 10th among all National Basketball Association centers this season. Just days into the offseason, however, the decision got made. He averaged 12.4 points and 7.8 rebounds in 64 games, which was down significantly from his 2015-16 season, with the Chicago Bulls. He played just 25.4 minutes per game - by far the lowest mark of his career - but became even more valuable to San Antonio when he came off the bench down the stretch.
One three-week stretch on the Challenge Tour took him from India to South Africa to Kenya. Sentiment and nostalgia will always find a place on the leaderboard, as 37-year-old Sergio Garcia showed by notching his first major win at the Masters in April, while 50-year-old Wisconsin-native Steve Stricker provided an emotional touchstone in an Erin Hills swan-song.
Nel calcio non si può mai dire mai. Jovetic e Banega sono situazioni differenti; su una abbiamo lavorato, l'altra può nascere nei prossimi giorni. L'ex Villarreal va per i 33 anni, ma è un elemento che garantisce qualità e soprattutto continuità e per questo Spalletti lo ha chiesto. Lo stesso Castro ha sottolineato che, almeno per il momento non esiste una trattativa, ma i contatti tra l'entourage del giocatore e il Siviglia sono sempre ottimi e potrebbero portare ad un risultato ...
Brutte notizie per l'Inter , che sperava di mettere le mani su una quindicina di milioni di euro legati al riscatto di Stevan Jovetić da parte del Siviglia , ed invece nisba. Questa cosa non ha logica. Il Siviglia non poteva fare uno sforzo maggiore? Alla fine non succede nulla. Per Stevan ci sono diverse offerte dai massimi campionati europei: Inghilterra, Spagna, Francia, Germania.
L'eventuale arrivo di Kalinic permetterebbe ad Andrè Silva un ambientamento graduale, senza fretta, e la possibilità di avere un giocatore utile anche per l'Europa League, competizione già disputata con la maglia viola e del Dnipro con il quale raggiunse la finale nel 2015.
When asked if the game two showdown would turn into a "WrestleMania", Walters denied it. Demanding no let-up after a rampant, record-setting 28-4 victory over Queensland at Suncorp Stadium in game one, Daley has made the stunning confession that the Blues cashed in on the Maroons' misfortune in the series opener.
United and Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly interested in signing Ronaldo in the summer transfer window, reports the Sun . Asked about potential clubs Ronaldo could join, Perez said: "I'm not contemplating Ronaldo leaving". In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010.
Wawrinka is confident he can reverse the result of last year's semi-final here, when Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . Wawrinka took a medical timeout midway through the second set, laying down on the sideline and getting massaged by a trainer, but then played well the rest of the way, using his sweet-swinging one-handed backhand to great effect.
However, it seems that TMZ recently made a report on Gronk's activity at the Foxwoods Casino Report. As Charean Williams of ProFootballTalk points out, the National Football League players union made a point at their recent rookie gathering for young players to emulate the tight end in the selling and marketing of themselves.
Se il Napoli dovesse informarmi che nel ruolo di Emanuele saranno in esubero, andremo via. "Se dovesse arrivare Berenguer , Giaccherini andrà via, ma per adesso Giuntoli non mi ha detto niente a riguardo". E' il primo anno che accade che il mio assistito non gioca, ha giocato l'80% delle partite alla Juventus per cui stiamo riflettendo. Non mi sto muovendo, ma se arriverà qualcuno sarò costretto a farlo.
However she required a medical timeout during the second set after appearing to feel unwell, but rallied to take the match. Her triumph over the Ukrainian was testament to her fighting qualities after she was forced to dig deep trailing 4-1 and 5-2 in the second set.
La trattativa tra i due club è destinata, in ogni caso, ad andare avanti e la dirigenza del club capitolino spera di poter abbassare il prezzo con contropartite tecniche o con diverse formule d'acquisto.
Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo is rumoured to have grown frustrated at the Bernabeu after being asked to pay back around £13m in unpaid taxes to the Spanish authorities. "From now on it will be the judge in charge of the case who will take the necessary steps to determine the possible responsibilities of Mr Mourinho".
Russell , who is just 21 years old, was the number 2 overall pick in the 2015 Draft by the Lakers. Russell averaged 15.6 points and 4.8 assists last season, a modest improvement from his rookie season. By moving Russell , who was supposed to be the team's future guard, it appears the Lakers are zeroing in on Lonzo Ball with the second pick, as has been heavily rumored.
Sunday's victory also ended a three-year drought of major titles for Nadal, who won his ninth French Open in 2014 before being superseded by Novak Djokovic and slowed by injuries and dents to his confidence. "You are always going to be in my heart". On his way to the title match, he has shipped just 29 games, six fewer than when he made the 2012 final and just two more than the record of 27 conceded by Bjorn Borg in his 1978 trophy season.
The Ohio State basketball program is working quickly to replace Thad Matta as its head coach. During the tournament, Smith said Matta's job was secure. He won five Big Ten regular-season titles and four Big Ten tournament titles. He reached the NCAA tournament three times with Northern Iowa. "But I'm coach of the Bulls and have no intention of leaving".
In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010. Known as "the Special One", the 54-year-old Mourinho is one of the most prominent and successful coaches in football today. Fedor Smolov has suggested Russian Federation are happy not to have a player like Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks as the team comes before any individual.
However, when that second pick will be used by the Celtics gets a little bit complicated. The vibe I get from chatting with league sources is there's a distinct possibility that the Kings would look to move up ahead of Phoenix (no. As that pertains to the Bulls, some have speculated that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge wasn't done maneuvering and instead trying to strengthen his team's position to make a run at Butler.
The ball towered through the night sky before slamming into a light bulb. The only way Jimenez can top this is to do it in an actual game. Most movie fans have seen this Herculean feat before. Cooper of Baseball America , the outfielder for the Advanced Class-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans smacked a homer off the light tower in left field and shattered a light.
Dopo aver piazzato una serie di colpi davvero interessanti, il direttore sportivo calabrese si è dovuto arrendere sul rinnovo di Gigio Donnarumma . E' un quaquaraqua. Dopo Maldini ce ne sono successe di tutti i colori. Umanamente ci siamo rimasti male . A sentire Raiola , i soldi non sono mai stati un problema, o comunque prima o poi si sarebbe giunti ad un punto d'incontro.
The recently re-elected Los Blancos president spoke to Spanish radio station Onda Cero (via FourFourTwo ) about the mercurial La Blaugrana superstar, and stated that Real would definitely have been interested in bringing him to the Santiago Bernabeu.
L'Empoli FC comunica inoltre che Andrea Butti è il nuovo Direttore Generale dell´Empoli. Si tratta di Andrea Butti , che ha sottoscritto un contratto pluriennale, come fa sapere il club senza specificarne la durata. Ha lavorato anche per il Monaco , come direttore oreganizzativo, l'Uefa e gli inglesi del Wolverhampton. Nel piccolo principato ha svolto il ruolo di direttore organizzativo al fianco di Claudio Ranieri.
Now the bronze figure is doing the same in Cannes: The statue won first three Grand Prix awards this week at the Cannes Lions ad industry festival in France. For us, while it is a girl, it elegantly captures women's journeys and our path the empowerment. The bronze girl has reportedly brought in a lot of business for State Street-including a 347% increase in size of the SHE fund, which tracks US companies that are leaders in gender diversity, reports AdWeek .
In 2015, he had 80 catches for 1,027 yards and 12 TDs for the Jets . Decker, who owns a home in Nashville, wants to be in on the fun. Decker has more career receptions (385) than any other wide receiver on the current roster and his 52 career touchdown catches are more than all of the other wide receivers on the team combined.