With the local crowd behind her, Venus, a three-time victor here, clearly believed she could topple the German but the first set saw both players struggle to hold their serves. 1. In the semi-finals, Jo is going to face one of the best Tennis players. Australian Open champion Federer, who also won at Indian Wells two weeks ago, is playing some of the best tennis of his career and appears completely recovered from a knee injury that kept him out of the second half of past year.
The Huskies haven't killed the women's game, as others have said. The first OT win in the tournament spoiled Baylor's chance to play in the Final Four just 100 miles from campus. This upset, while not immediately, will lead to greater parity in women's college basketball and a better overall product for years to come. One of those classics.
Gonzaga's first Final Four in program history will be followed by its first national championship game on Monday, the product of a 77-73 win over the Gamecocks that proved, yet again, there is nothing this team can't do. "This is the last two games of the season", Williams-Goss said. I team from Washington to play in the NCAA title game. In my head, I just said, I had no choice.
Fast forward to this month, when a highly controversial boycott by the US women's national team - with potential replacement players also strongly on board with the stance - threatened to take plenty of air out of the tournament balloon when games are slated to begin Friday with a 12 noon contest between the Czech Republic and Switzerland at USA Hockey Arena.
Sabrina Ionescu scored 21 points, fellow freshman Ruthy Hebard had 16 and the 10th-seeded Ducks continued their improbable run through the NCAA tournament with a 77-63 victory over Maryland Saturday. "If you lose in the second round, at least you won a game". And then it wasn't really a Final Four . Of course, we said the same thing about the Jayhawks coming into tonight's game, and we're saying the same thing about Gonzaga (off to their first Final Four ) right now.
The Celtics (49-27) entered with a half-game lead over the Cavaliers, who won easily against Philadelphia to preserve that margin. Flying under the cover of teams like the Cavs, Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks in the East for the past few seasons, the Celtics were able to get by in these winnable games with little fanfare, win or lose.
Wenger is under more pressure at Arsenal than at any other time during his long spell as Gunners boss, with the Londoners sixth in the league and having received a 10-2 aggregate hammering at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League .
Though he was subjected to a series of niggling fouls, Hazard came through that match unscathed and this injury was nothing to do with anything that happened against United. However, Mark Hughes' men approached the contest believing they could deny Conte's side victory and were ultimately undone by goalkeeper Lee Grant failing to keep out Willian's set-piece at the near post and Erik Pieters clearing only to Cahill at the death.
Nadal made 75% of his first serves in the opener but he was able to win just seven points behind his own delivery as Kohlschreiber wrapped up the set in just 21 minutes. "I knew it's going to be a tough one", Nishikori said. Milos Raonic withdrew before his match against American qualifier Jared Donaldson , blaming a persistent hamstring injury.
Westminster attacker Khalid Masood acted alone and there was no evidence to suggest that any more attacks were planned, the Metropolitan police said. Police are scouring Masood's communications systems, including his possible use of the encrypted WhatsApp device, to help determine if he had any accomplices in the attack.
Taylor was given a straight red card for the challenge, which left Coleman in clear distress and cast a pall over the remainder of the World Cup Qualifier. "We've missed important players in the past and we've always said it's not a one-man team", Gunter said. "We didn't expect to come here, get the ball down and win by playing pretty football".
The world No 1 also claimed his third tournament victory in a row as he beat Spaniard Rahm by one hole in a thrilling title tussle at Austin Country Club, where Johnson never trailed at any point in his seven matches. "Not very fast. Sometimes it gets going pretty good". "What I saw this week, I just watched the same guy I've watched for five years now", he said. Johnson won the Genesis Open at Torrey Pines, won the WGC-Mexico Championship and now can add the WGC- Dell Match Play to his ...
Zverev was in complete control in the third set, losing just 10 points and only one on serve in a dominant display. "A disappointing match ", Wawrinka said. "I definitely got very lucky at the end". After world No 20 Zverev refused to yield in an enthralling second-set tiebreak, Kyrgios rallied to break serve in the sixth game of the third set before taking victory in two-and-a-half hours.
The 11th seed denied the 36-year-old Williams - a three-time champion starting almost two decades ago - the chance at a fifth final at what she calls her home event on Thursday. Wozniacki gave notice of her upset intentions against Pliskova, who beat her in January in Doha, losing a tight first set but bringing the semi-final level as she won the second set on an ace.
SAN JOSE, Calif . (AP) - Just before they walked onto the field for a critical World Cup qualifier, American players received a message from Bruce Arena . Alejandro Bedoya and Jozy Altidore also assisted. Dempsey's goal now is to give Arena 15 more months, enough to get the USA through the next World Cup.
Konta , who came in brimming with confidence from her 6-3, 6-1 rout of Wozniacki in their only meeting earlier this year in the Australian Open, is 19-3 and will improve to career-high rank of No. Two games later, Konta's unrelenting baseline strikes battered through the Dane's defenses creating the break and a 4-3 lead. Wozniacki, meanwhile, admitted the Brit deserved to claim the title after an impressive display, saying: 'Congratulations to Johanna, you played better than me today'.
Everton lost the 228th edition of the Merseyside Derby, beaten 3-1 by Liverpool after a poor performance at Anfield. The Everton manager cited the Bosnian after he remonstrated with officials for their failure to send Barkley off. "Everybody's very hungry and we have one goal in common and that's to finish in the highest spot possible in the league". But derbies can be cruel occasions.
We have a good base, a good vehicle, but there's a lot to work on. "It's very straightforward: Ferrari were quicker", said team chief Niki Lauda. But all things in perspective. "This year you are seeing the best against the best with the best drivers at the top", enthused Hamilton. "It would be great if we had Fernando [Alonso] up there but that doesn't look like it will happen anytime soon.
For every one of the 70,000 coal miners in the US, there are almost 10 workers (650,000) in the renewable-energy sector. As expected, President Donald Trump scrapped the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan that was created to reduce the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from electricity generators.
Nurses and doctors from St Thomas' Hospital, where numerous injured were treated, joined those on the bridge, alongside police officers and members of the emergency services. Hundreds of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association were also present. "Never give in to terror and never allow the voices of hate and evil to drive us apart", she said on the house floor.
A latest poll reflects how much work Wenger has to do to regain the support of Arsenal fans. The Frenchman said: "How did I interpret his comments?" When a similar poll was carried out 18 months ago, the 67-year-old received 84 per cent backing.
The Senate's two-year spending plan amounts to $32.1 billion and leaves $1.8 billion in reserves. Meanwhile, the full Senate is still scheduled to vote on pre-K funding and prayer in schools later today. The Senate two weeks ago approved what its sponsors are calling the Texas Privacy Act by a 21-10 margin. "They have done a great service for the people of Texas and I want to thank them for their commitment and vigilance".
Wawrinka, the top seed, was beaten for the second time in as many meetings with Zverev, the teenager claiming a 4-6 6-2 6-1 victory. Kei Nishikori of Japan is also through to the quarter-finals as he aims to go one better than a year ago where he lost in the final to Djokovic.
This was why Liverpool defeated Everton 3-1. Liverpool's win moved them up to third in the Premier League, six points clear of Manchester United in fifth and a further three ahead of sixth-placed Arsenal. He added: " From both sides I saw tackles that were maybe more than a yellow ". BREAKING NEWS on Sadio Mane injury. "It doesn't look too good".
It is a matter now of showing in the ring tonight the improvements I have been showing in the gym. Crolla's left eye had a bad cut over it before the start of the tenth round and he continued to press forward in an effort to back up Linares and test his chin.
Now we're all focussed on tomorrow's game, which is all that we're interested in. The 39-year-old, who made over 500 appearances for his hometown club, appeared on the show himself and when asked what the future had in store he replied; "If I return to Spain it'll be to work for Real Madrid ..." What interests me is what we can do on the pitch.
McIlroy enjoyed a massive advantage off the tee in Texas - he smashed one drive an incredible 410 yards while the short-hitting Kjeldsen often seemed to be playing from a different state! "If I had played anyone else, I might have won", McIlroy said.
An incident-packed Premier League clash between two top-four rivals ended with honours even at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday after Sergio Aguero cancelled out a James Milner penalty. The match came a matter of days after City's Champions League demise and the questioning of Guardiola's tactics against conquerors Monaco, and the Spaniard refused to restrain himself when assessing his side's output.
But Defoe's performances at Sunderland have belied his advancing years and earned a long-awaited England recall - a return marked by opening the scoring against Lithuania, with Jamie Vardy's smart finish wrapping up a straightforward 2-0 win.
Arsenal is a top team". Hopefully, the bad form from before the worldwide break is out of the system and the squad and Wenger can create some momentum going into the rest of the season. For now, let's be positive and go for a 2-1 Arsenal win. "Every hard period is a good opportunity to show what you're about and for the team to show what we're about".
For me to make that shot against them, it's unbelievable. William fit that bill in the third quarter, scoring eight points to help the Bulldogs build a 45-40 lead with 10 minutes to go. Whenever the big moments arrive, she finds a way to deliver. "If you back off somebody, they'll knock down shots". "The challenges are, you're very familiar with them".
It seems so long ago. The big clubs in Europe are always crying out for a centre forward. "I'm quite proud of myself that I keep battling and wanting to do well and be the best I can be". 'We all roomed on our own, so I got to the hotel and was literally straight to my room. However, the change from being a fringe player to one of the first names on the team-sheet isn't one that has caused him to reflect too much.
The chances started to flow as Tim Howard was forced into a strong save by Alberto Quintero , whose effort was straight at the United States of America goalkeeper . Right back was going way, way down the depth: DeAndre Yedlin, Johnson, Eric Lichaj, Cameron, Michael Orozco , and Timmy Chandler were all not available due injuries or the fact that they were not called up.
He might want to think bigger now. Federer joins Djokovic as a five-time victor at the event and becomes the oldest champion in the tournament's history, surpassing Jimmy Connors who was 31 when he triumphed in 1984. His title runs in Melbourne and Indian Wells have seen him defeat all six top-10 opponents he has faced - including multiple wins over Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal - and he has now opened up a 1,410-point lead at the top of the ATP Race to London year-to-date standings.
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.