Sharapova said: "You always want to end your career or a chapter in your life on your terms and in your voice". I think this is going to be a strawberry cake after that. Konta moves on to Saturday's championship match, where she will face 12th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki , who topped second-seeded Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in the other semifinal.
The 2017 Masters betting odds have been released for the year's first men's major at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., which is the most-watched golf tournament of the year. He's the PGA Tour's top-ranked player in both strokes gained approach-the-green and greens in regulation. Day pulled out of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play just six holes into his opening match against Pat Perez last week.
The 32-year-old reigning PGA Tour player of the year is the first golfer to win all four WGC events and the first since Rory McIlroy in 2014 to win three starts in a row. With Tanihara in trouble on the 15th, Johnson came up well short of the green with a wedge and missed a 5-foot par putt to win the hole. Rahm, 22, who won earlier this year in the Farmers Insurance Open, was trying to become the youngest to win a WGC event.
Because the Zags executed the plan perfectly and it worked exactly as designed. Gonzaga committed 12 turnovers and the Gamecocks had just five. On paper, Thornwell had a solid game, finishing with 15 points, five rebounds of two assists, but it wasn't the super-human effort that the Gamecocks needed to make it to Monday night.
Leishman came from behind to lead the field with an enormous 50 foot eagle-putt on the 16th hole, finishing the tournament one-shot clear of third round leaders Kevin Kisner and Charley Hoffman. "This is a special week". "I'm keen to play more in America although Europe will remain my top priority, and a first win over here would obviously open a lot of doors".
Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho has insisted that the Eagles didn't go to Stamford Bridge for a draw after their 2-1 win over league leaders Chelsea . Hazard's displays, including 11 league goals and four assists, have reportedly attracted attention from the Santiago Bernabeu, with Zinedine Zidane thought to have put the attacker top of his wish list.
If he gets it going from the outside, it could be a 20-plus point effort for the junior in this one. The Tar Heels were happy afterward. They didn't make a shot from the field during the final five minutes, 53 seconds, but the Ducks often failed to take advantage due to shooting woes of their own.
Klopp confirmed that the Senegalese forward is unlikely to play against Bournemouth on Wednesday. Youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold replaced the outstanding Coutinho as Jurgen Klopp opted to make a change with just over 15 minutes remaining.
Ohio State, 46-33). The Gamecocks missed 20 of their last 22 shots to fall behind 30-23 at the break. Forgive me for thinking that the torrid pace set earlier in the second half was going to slow down at some point late in the game, because that second half was a minor basketball miracle.
Ronaldo, who is as big of a fan of his own looks as his legion of fans are, could be excused for asking what had gone wrong. CRISTIANO RONALDO gave humble thanks to the people of his home town at the official renaming of the Madeira airport.
The match at the Emirates is the first of two clashes between underperforming teams that hoped to challenge for the Premier League title but are now scrapping for a top-four finish and Champions League berth behind runaway leaders Chelsea .
Cesc Fabregas fired the hosts ahead but two goals in the space of two minutes from Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke saw the Eagles come away with the three points. "I think together we are building something important and we have just started our building work, we are putting the foundations in place". Everton boss Ronald Koeman later criticised Klopp and the Liverpool bench for their "crazy" response to a bad tackle from Ross Barkley on Dejan Lovren.
Arsenal fell to a 3-1 defeat at the Hawthorns and the their chances of finishing inside the top four and qualifying for the Champions League are looking more hard with every week that passes. "We need to regroup and of course focus on the games coming up because there are many big games". "It's very worrying because we are not used to that [four defeats in five] and overall we have a hell of a task now to fight back".
The Raiders are the third National Football League franchise to relocate to a different city within the last two years. "If I was a fan, I wouldn't attend a game for the next three years", Green said. Having won the right to relocate the Raiders, Mark Davis thanked Adelson for his contribution to the project, stating that the casino magnet had played a key role in convincing Nevada to back the move.
Coutinho struck after Mane's opener had been cancelled out by Matthew Pennington. Eric Dier and Son Heung-min scored second-half goals to give Tottenham Hotspur a hard-earned win at Burnley's Turf Moor fortress and breathe new life into their pursuit of Chelsea.
I'm not anxious about the result as such. In his absence, Ajinkya Rahane would be leading the side in Dharamsala as stand-in captain. They'll take a lot of confidence (from that). We will just try and focus on things which want to focus on, rather than worrying about how the wicket will play. In particular, Smith has been thrilled with the work of the young opening batsman Matt Renshaw in this series, in what is his first exposure to cricket in the subcontinent.
Friday night the Oklahoma City Thunder took on the San Antonio Spurs on their home court and got another brilliant performance from their star point guard Russell Westrook, something all basketball fans are used to seeing this season. Westbrook's 38th triple-double leaves him three behind the record of legendary Oscar Robertson (1961-62) and it helped Oklahoma City clinch a Western Conference playoff spot.
Spieth, however, believes there is only one favorite in golf right now. AVONDALE , La. (AP) PGA Tour star Jason Day expects to arrive in Augusta, Georgia, on Friday to start practicing for the Masters , but said he could pull still out of the season's first major, depending on his mother's prognosis following surgery for lung cancer last week.
But every facet of the Wales international's game was tested as Chelsea tried to find a way back into the game after going behind. "Having only conceded one goal in the last four games shows how important he is for us and what effect he has had on the team", Allardyce said.
At the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he stated that the hard work at ingraining the alterations were finally starting to click and he was optimistic that he'd start seeing the results. I tried to hang on as much as I could. Both players hit wedges for their second shots to the 530-metre hole but it was Johnson who converted for birdie while Rahm missed a short putt for the halve to go to the driveable par-four 13th four down again.
The win included Marcus Allen's famous 74-yard touchdown run. "I've been through it and we did fairly well, but I really don't like this move", said Flores from his home near Palm Desert, Calif. "I think one of the things that's positive is that there's a chance there's not going to be re-alignment of our division which, going back a couple years, that was not a foregone conclusion", Hunt said, via Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star .
Not when there's one more game to win, not when there's a national championship on the line against SEC rival SC. "The second half, I thought we just imposed our will from a defensive standpoint, sped the game up, and got playing at a pace which benefited our style of play", Staley said.
The first major incident of the fight occurred in the fourth when Golovkin dropped Jacobs along the ropes with a pair of right hands. Unlike some of Golovkin's previous wins where he walked some fighters down and essentially walked through their punches, he didn't do that against Jacobs.
Meeks keyed the late Tar Heels run with four points in the final two minutes of the half. Tar Heels fans needn't be reminded that North Carolina lost a heartbreaker to Villanova last season on a buzzer beating shot in the final. But Meeks outmuscled Jordan Bell for that final rebound, threw it outside, and this ugly affair was over. On a night when Berry also shot 2-for-14, it seems fantastic that the Tar Heels beat OR at all.
Speaking after the game, the 31-year-old revealed he spoke to Hart, who said to the forward after watching the ball fly into his net: 'It was a f*****g brilliant shot - amazing!'. "It was a good way to impose ourselves on them, to have attacking positions which could cause them problems and that's how it panned out". Germany then had a little spell when they controlled it and obviously we put some of our younger players on.
SC head coach Dawn Stanley talks to her players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinals of the women's Final Four, Friday, March 31, 2017, Friday, March 31, 2017, in D. We finally got it this season. The Gamecocks had to slow down the game in the second half. The Tar Heels can score, defend and rebound; when they check all three of those boxes in a single game, which they often do, they're almost unbeatable.
Its appearance attracted plenty of comment in the media and online. To honor Cristiano Ronaldo , Madeira officials have renamed their airport. As reported by O Jogo, Ronaldo realised that not everybody is supportive of the new branding exercise of Madeira International Airport.
He then closed out the set by holding serve in the eighth game. The two-time Miami champion secured 30 winners and 32 unforced errors , moving to the quarter-finals, where he will go up against the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych. "He's the greatest of all time ". We're going to play a lot more times and he's only going to get better. 'You should all tune in if you are not in the stadium'.
Eldense are bottom of the table and have now conceded 80 goals in 32 games. The rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid has long existed outside the football sphere, and Pique's accusation of Real wrongdoing again reaches far beyond any simple matter of sport.
A Brandon Crawford two-run triple with two outs in the top of the 9th gave the Americans one last glimmer of hope, but Edwin Diaz struck out Josh Harrison with the game-tying run on third to clinch the win and a trip to Los Angeles. Puerto Rico took a 4-0 lead in the first, watched Buster Posey and Adam Jones hit impressive home runs, and then benefited from a two-run, two-base, two-out throwing error in the sixth by third baseman Nolan Arenado , who won the Gold Glove Award in each of ...
Jose Mourinho will need Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to step up in the absence of the team's two biggest stars. "But it is too many draws at home, because some draws away from home are acceptable, positive, you can deal with it". The visitors tried to force United to come through the middle of the park as they doubled up with their wingers helping out the fullbacks.
The U.S. led 7-0 at that point. Leyland, 72, the Hall of Fame-bound manager and baseball lifer who came out of retirement to manage the USA team got emotional in a post-game interview. The United States hit three homers off Lugo in their two meetings. The only blemish to his record came against Puerto Rico in pool play when he gave up four runs in 4.2 innings.
The Belgium worldwide is now the division's top scorer this season with 21 goals and has attracted interest from Chelsea and Manchester United ahead of the summer transfer window. "It was such an important month for us". "I'm really happy, [winning the award] gives me another boost", the 23-year-old told Everton's official website, ahead of Saturday's crunch trip to Liverpool.
Mane's left leg buckled beneath him as he attempted to block a clearance from Everton left-back Leighton Baines shortly before the hour. Jurgen Klopp says Sadio Mane's injury stopped Liverpool's 3-1 win over Everton on Saturday from being "perfect".
It is going to be close. "I'm pretty confident that we'll be back where we should be in the next race". Hamilton explained after the race that he chose to come in early due to his tire concerns, believing that Vettel would have overtaken him anyway.