Incidentally, Federer has had to go through Nadal en route to all three title victories. Roger Federer has won the Miami Open title after powering his way to a straight-sets victory. This is Roger Federer's third title out of four tournaments this season. Federer won Key Biscayne in 2005 and 2006 and hasn't been to the final since.
In the first set Federer broke at 4-3, and both players in the second set fought off break chances until the Swiss broke at 4-4 then closed it out. It's been a fabulous couple of weeks here in Miami . Skimming the top of the tape with a stretch forehand, Federer fired a forehand victor saving a fourth break point in the seventh game as he held for 4-3.
Mauricio Pochettino has urged Tottenham to be ready to capitalise on any more Chelsea slip-ups after moving within seven points of the Premier League leaders. "I think reducing three points to Chelsea was an important thing for us", he told reporters. "In every game here, anything can happen because the league is so strong".
They were pretty easy to work with, though they also seemed pretty confused. We had our pride stepped on previous year by another great team. "If we win, we're in the stands kissing babies and mamas", Schaefer had said. Morgan William, the breakout star of the NCAA Tournament, had seven turnovers. "Time was just ticking". She had a layup attempt blocked at the end of regulation.
Westbrook recorded 40 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to move him to just one behind the all-time record of 41 triple-doubles set by Oscar Robertson in 1961-62. When you have a lead like that, you shouldn't be shooting a 3-pointer. Warriors star Kevin Durant went down with a left knee injury in a 112-108 loss at Washington on February 28 and is still working back.
It's been rumoured that Spanish giants Real Madrid are interested in signing him this summer, and as you can see in the video below, after Benteke burst out in laughter next to him, the playmaker's response to the reporter was just fantastic.
India's other major positives from the gruelling home season - Ravindra Jadeja (Gujarat Lions) and (Umesh Yadav Kolkata Knight Riders) - will also miss the first few matches of IPL. Mumbai: Mumbai Indians' hopes of starting IPL's season 10 well got a boost with West Indies T20 specialists, Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons reaching in time for their lung-opener against Rising Pune Supergiant on April 6.
The Red Devils were looking to move to within four points of Liverpool after Jurgen Klopp's men were 3-1 winners against Everton in the day's early kick-off. 'We beat everyone on quality of play and direction of the game, possession, creation and ambition but we drew too many matches'. Jose Mourinho called the consistency of his attacking players into question after Manchester United were held to a 0-0 draw by West Brom on Saturday.
I felt like it was supposed to go the other way, but from the angle I was at, it looked good off his hand. "They understand it's one game at a time ", Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said. Ethan Happ , who notched at least 10 points and eight rebounds in five straight games, is another cause for concern for the Gators. The Gators have now won seven of their last 10 games and are 5-5 against the spread during that stretch.
Hamilton's Alice White and Christchurch's Anna Dawson were part of the Cambridge crew to win the race for the first time since 2012 after Oxford, which included Whanganui's Harriet Austin had a horror start. Oxford opened up a lead of nearly a boat length at around two minutes. Oxford's jubilant James Cook clambered down the boat after they crossed the line to embrace his brother Oliver, rowing further back.
Antonio Conte is close to agreeing a new long term deal with Chelsea despite only taking over at Stamford Bridge last summer.The former Italy boss still has two years left to run on his contract but has impressed Roman Abramovich after leading the Blues to the verge of the English Premier League soccer title.
Asked whether he thought this England side wouldn't hit their peak until after the World Cup in Russian Federation next year, Dier said: "I like to go on a game-by-game basis". "It's never been an FA guideline to name a permanent captain, it's just what individual managers have decided". "It's an ambition of mine". First of all, my readers may point out that I have always been an advocate of teams having a variety of strategies, and have written many times that a team should be able ...
Interviewed by Belgian channel Play Sports alongside worldwide team-mate and Palace striker Christian Benteke, Hazard said: "There is nothing to say [on my future]. Jose Mourinho was left in a grumpy mood again after his toothless Manchester United, while extending their unbeaten league sequence to 19 matches, slipped up in the race for Champions League places, held to a goalless draw at Old Trafford by West Bromwich Albion.
Wenger admits that his team were caught by surprise at the beginning of the game. There is an understanding for fan unrest, as well as an acknowledgement that mutual agreement will be more hard if the current poor run continues. Laurent Koscielny was taken off at the interval, with a suspected injury forcing Arsene Wenger to replace him with Gabriel Paulista, who did OK. "We have a tough game at Chelsea away, and to be close to them we have to win that game".
In last night's game against the Red Wings, Auston Matthews scored his 38th goal of the season. Auston Matthews , who had his team-leading 36th goal against the Preds, said Andersen is allowing the Leafs to learn the art of the ideal road game.
The hosts' skipper on Friday stated he will not be given preferential treatment by the selectors if he is unable to prove his physical readiness. "I learned a lot out of Sri Lanka when we lost there, just about playing in the subcontinent and leading in the subcontinent", Smith said in Dharamsala ahead of the fourth Test against India.
He finished 11 for 13 to match his career high with 25 points. "You have 37 wins in a college season, I mean that's just unbelievable", said Williams-Goss, who scored a game-high 23 points. After falling behind by nine at the end of the first half, SC wouldn't go away quietly. He left for the last 5 minutes of the half, but Collins picked him up, finishing with 8 points at halftime .
The Bulldogs had never before advanced beyond the Sweet 16. "I can't put into words how much it meant to win the game for coach", Wilson said. Right now, now I see why our coaches always wanted more from us. "I give it all to my teammates", she said. In this game, the Bulldogs were simply outplayed. "They're really grounded", Schaefer said. All the key players who went 36-0 this season before losing Friday night, will be back next season.
Berdych led 6-4 in the tie-breaker but gave up two points and Federer blasted a superb ace to get in front before the double-fault from the Czech ended the contest. But I got a lesson in the last tournament, so this is going to be fine to get over with. Kyrgios let slip three match points during a terrific second set breaker.
Wenger, 67, has been criticised by some fans after Arsenal slipped to sixth in the Premier League following four defeats in their past five games. Micky Hazard believes that Arsenal's draw against Manchester City on Sunday was a good result for Tottenham.
A statue of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has quickly become a social media sensation - but not for the reasons you might think. Some argued that it is not appropriate to rename the airport after Ronaldo, because this usually only happens to honour an individual after their death.
Argentina's Ever Banega falls during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Bolivia in La Paz, Bolivia, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been hit with a four-game ban by football's governing body FIFA and fined $10,000 after verbally abusing a match official while on global duty.
Leicester's form has picked up since the controversial dismissal of Ranieri , with Craig Shakespeare presiding over three wins in three games in the Premier League, as well as the second-leg victory over Sevilla. The Italian will be a guest on the broadcaster's Monday Night Football show for the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on April 10.
Kang's 9-under on Friday matched the 18-hole tournament course record and helped him take the largest 36-hole lead in tournament history, topping the previous record by two strokes. Henley won the tournament over Sung Kang. Former world No. 4 Fowler skipped last week's World Golf Championships match play event, preferring instead to play the week before the Masters.
Bumgarner is the first Giants pitcher with a multihomer game since Jim Gott in 1985, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Bumgarner hit bases-empty homers in the fifth and seventh innings, the second for a 4-3 lead. Bumgarner now leads all active pitchers with his 16 home runs, and his rate is going up - he hit three last season and five in 2015. Daniel Descalso and Pollack hit two singles in a row to load the bases.
He isn't officially part of India's squad, but has been travelling and training with them since the second Test in Bengaluru, and has also played two 50-over games for Bengal in the Vijay Hazare Trophy . "I am not really bothered if we are the favourites or underdogs to be honest with you. He's been consistent. It's a big opportunity for him", Vengsarkar said.
In his first season with the Warriors, after spending his first nine with the Thunder (including a rookie year when the franchise was the Seattle SuperSonics), Durant was leading the Warriors in scoring with 25.3 points per game. I just think about making the next play, making winning basketball plays. The Warriors demonstrated that by outscoring the Spurs 93-65 after the first quarter.
The Bulldogs proved they've got everything it takes to cut down the nets Monday night, when they'll play the victor of Oregon-North Carolina. It could be quite a brawl. USC forward Chris Silva said Karnowski reminds him of Kentucky forward Bam Adebayo. But not even the loss could dim what SC achieved this season, not after going 13 years without making the NCAA Tournament, and 44 without winning a game in the event.
Although Meeks and Joel Berry II missed four free throws in the last five seconds of Saturday's game, and neither team showcased any offensive brilliance -both shot below 40 percent from the field - the Tar Heels flowed with a free-spirited vibe that belied Oregon's scattered shot selection throughout the game.
WrestleMania himself in what is considered by some as the best match in the history of professional wrestling. Mark Calloway - the Undertaker's real name - is 52 and reportedly has had hip issues. "Our partners have really embraced the platform of WrestleMania Week, including more than two dozen corporate social responsibility events", said Brody.
History seems to be repeating itself this year with Styles likely to jump up and challenge either Orton or Wyatt for SmackDown's top title after WrestleMania 33. We were lucky enough to ride together, travel together, have matches together to where our chemistry is like none other, there are no other people in the wrestling industry that I'm closer to.
But the Premier League's oldest boss confirmed he is not ready to walk away from the game, suggesting retirement for people of his age is death. The Citizens had hoped to close the gap on leaders Chelsea to nine points ahead of their trip to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, but will have to be content with extending their unbeaten league run to eight matches and consolidating their place in the top four.
The statement read: "The club considers the four-match suspension finally imposed on the Argentine player to be unfair and totally disproportionate". They now sit in fifth place in the table, which would result in having to play in an inter-confederation playoff. "I find Messi's ban totally excessive", he said .
All season, these Tar Heels - most of whom were part of last year's team, the one that lost the title on an unbelievable buzzer-beater by Villanova's Kris Jenkins - have talked about getting back here, back to the title game, back to the spot they fell just short of.
OR fought its own mistakes and poor 3-point shooting all game plus battling an impressive North Carolina inside game headed by Meeks who ended up with the game high 25 points and 14 rebounds including eight offensive boards. But the heaviest of workloads was carried by Meeks and Justin Jackson , who have carried heavy loads for this team at various points through the season.