From the earliest exchanges Edmund was striking the ball more cleanly than his more experienced French opponent - Gasquet's trademark backhand was conspicuous by its absence for the majority of the first-round tie. Bencic held a 4-0 lead in the opening set tiebreaker, only to see Crawford win eight of the next 10 points to sneak out the first set. "It gives you more belief, absolutely", Edmund said.
He was also a brilliant fielder and an intelligent bowler. David Warner will lead the side in the rest of the fixtures in Sri Lanka . He retired from Tests in 2013 and is set to be available for the two Twenty20 internationals versus Australia that follow the ODI series.
Dale Steyn was once again the star of the show for South Africa as he claimed his career's 26th five-for to give the hosts a comfortable 204-run win inside four days of the second and final Test against New Zealand at Centurion . Steyn dismissed both openers on a golden duck in the very first over, making the outcome of the match more of a case of when rather than if. Guptill, a heavy scorer in limited overs global cricket, again raised doubts about his technique in Test cricket when ...
INDIANS 5, TWINS 4: Francisco Lindor drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and Cleveland survived another poor start by Josh Tomlin, extending the visiting Twins' losing streak to 12 games. "We always have battles with these guys. I gave us what I had tonight, which wasn't a ton but it was enough to keep us in the ballgame". Manny Machado hit his 100th career home run for Baltimore.
Farah, who has now won more world and Olympic titles than Ethiopian great Kenenisa Bekele, said: "I'll leave it to the public". I can't believe it...it hasn't sunk in yet. "Everyone works hard, but it is also about working smart - finding the things that will really make those marginal gains". In the 10km I was on the edge - nothing was going to get in my way.
And while the incomings have hit the ground running, there has been interest in Marcos Rojo, as he sits on the fringes of the Manchester United first team. "Credit to my players, they performed heroically", Phelan said. "I have to analyse". Now, the 32-year-old former German skipper has been frozen out of Mourinho's plans for the Red Devils.
Italy's Roberta Vinci got off to a dominating start at the WTA Connecticut Open on Wednesday by routing Croatian Ana Konjuh 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals. Open tuneup. "I was just running out (of) steam", she said. Svitolina, 21, had a chance to get even in the match with Radwanska serving at 5-6, 15-40 in the second set.
Kaepernick found support from veterans on Wednesday as the hashtag #VeteransforKapernick was trending on social media. Rodney Harrison , a former safety for the San Diego Chargers and the New England Patriots, said on a Houston sports talk radio show Tuesday Kaepernick is "not black" and can not understand the prejudice that black men face.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is now playing his final ever game for Germany. "But I will certainly not stop playing football". Injuries prevented Schweinsteiger from becoming Germany's most-capped player but he said in a media conference: "I'm still very, very happy with the number of games I played for Germany".
The last three races have seen a driver lead at least 196 laps. Jarrett, who called Sunday's race for NBC, is the son of a legendary NASCAR driver. FILE - At left, in an August 28, 2016, file photo, Kyle Larson celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, in Brooklyn, Mich .
Head coach Mike Zimmer didn't have all the details about two hours after the injury, but called it "significant". When he went down, others at the practice reported several Vikings players throwing their helmets and cursing. "We're gonna grieve today and be upset about it", Zimmer said. "We're not looking for excuses". There is little behind Bridgewater on the depth chart.
The Spaniard will look to challenge for playing time alongside Michel Vorm as understudy to first choice Hugo Lloris, who is now sidelined with injury. The 21-year-old, who is a Spain Under-21 worldwide, has risen through the ranks at Espanyol and has made 48 first-team appearances since making his full debut back in 2014.
Saunders has really fallen off in the second half, but he's put a nice little run together lately with six hits - including two homers - over his last 14 at-bats. Erasmo Ramirez pitched a flawless eighth and Alex Colome the ninth for his 29th save. Sanchez has gone 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA in three starts against Baltimore this season.
Aguero has until 6pm on Wednesday to reply to the charge. Pep Guardiola felt his Manchester City side played their best minutes of the Premier League on Sunday. "We created a lot of goalscoring opportunities and we hope to keep improving". "One thing we can not lose is our spirit". "After when he receives the ball, it is completely his talent".
City came flying out of the traps and had already produced three attempts on goal before Sterling put them ahead in the seventh minute. West Ham captain Reid had to be taken off midway through the second-half following the collision with Aguero.
We will have to see what happens in September. "One thing is for sure: I'm not going to stop playing football". Joachim Low is yet to name Schweinsteiger's successor as Germany's captain, with the midfielder hailing the Germany coach, under who he won the World Cup in 2014 and reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
It's looking more likely that Bosa won't see the field this year as a member of the Chargers and in that case, he could enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Bosa's representative said the team's position was unfortunate, and added that the Chargers were silent for 14 days after the team submitted a contract proposal on July 28, the day before camp began.
Sauber F1 Team driver Marcus Ericsson is hoping to see an improved performance at the Italian Grand Prix in northern Milan this weekend, after a disappointing race in Spa saw him retire from the race nearly immediately due to gearbox issues, despite the team bringing numerous updates for the C35.
Since making his debut for the club in a 5-3 Europa Cup victory in 2012, Wisdom has made 22 appearances for Liverpool . "It would be a great coup for president [Maurizio] Zamparini, a gift for all of the fans". Zamperini has been in contact with the players agent and tols Corriere dello Sport that, "I called Raiola and he passed the phone over to Balotelli".
He had been linked with a return to Sevilla, but a deal fell through - Liverpool wanting a fee, Sevilla not wanting to pay one. Alberto travelled to Rome to discuss personal terms and underwent a medical on Wednesday. An attacking midfielder primarily, the 23-year-old can also double up as a winger. The former Sevilla youngster joined Liverpool in 2013 but struggled to make an impact, with his only two starts for the club coming in cup competitions as he was limited to nine substitute ...
Crews nearly immediately started the expected 19-day process to convert the iconic NASCAR track into a frenzied football field in time for No. 9 Tennessee to face Virginia Tech. Just when NASCAR had dried the track and was getting ready for the cars to go green again, a heavier storm washed through the area and caused officials to postpone the race.
Further goals from Willian and Victor Moses completed a hugely encouraging victory for Chelsea , but there was no doubt that Hazard was the inspiration. "You have to play on the front foot and we didn't do that". "It's important to start in a good way". Hazard has played a pivotal role in all three of Chelsea's league victories, netting against West Ham United and setting up Michy Batshuayi to score against Watford last weekend.
Arsenal are prepared to loan Jack Wilshere to Turkish champions Besiktas according to the Evening Standard . Arsenal are understood to be sympathetic to Wilshere's situation, with his career having been so badly hampered by injury, but a satisfactory deal, if it comes to that, may prove hard to agree at this stage.
After the London Olympics in 2012 he was given his own, short-lived reality TV show, What Would Ryan Lochte Do? "Hopefully, this show will definitely bring out my personality, you know, laid back, go with the flow, (a) loving and caring person that likes to have fun and just enjoys the moment", he says.
Harrison appeared on SportsTalk 790 in Houston on Tuesday. If he really wants to make change, sitting his butt down [when the national anthem is playing], that's not going to change, that's going to get people very upset, and he has to understand that.
EDIT: According to NBC's Rebecca Lowe just now, the medicals are done, but "the paperwork is yet to be completed". "We have a good little break now and we can help them to join the squad". "No, it is the case that everybody is waiting to get the deals done". "We have no plans for anyone else now". Perez scored an impressive 17 goals last season for the La Liga side and was attracting interest from Premier League club Everton but Arsenal came in late and ensured they did enough in a ...
But there were no complaints as Arsenal took the lead in the ninth minute when Santi Cazorla stroked home a penalty after Nordin Amrabat elbowed Alexis Sanchez. "The organisational things are still missing and two starting players were out last minute and this really didn't help". Arsene Wenger is having to play mix-and-match with his lineups already, leaving Arsenal a little shaken and not playing near their capability.
With sunlight streaming in from the floor-to-ceiling glass on the west side and through the translucent, space-age roof, the Vikings enjoyed a gleaming debut for U.S. I, for one, am excited to see it in person. Tight end MyCole Pruitt limped off after fumbling in the end zone in the third quarter, as athletic trainers examined his left leg.
The 25-year-old South African streaked away from Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi and Kenya's Margaret Wambui , with Britain's Lynsey Sharp finishing sixth in a personal best of one minute 57.69 seconds. "I feel sorry for them". "Very happy to be here but was hoping to perform a bit better than that", Grice said. Their conclusion, that Semenya's high level of the hormoneis meets the IAAF's classification of hyperandrogenism, is particularly upsetting to Black South Africans, who are haunted ...
Thisara Perera returned with figures of 3-33. David Warner lost his first toss as Australian captain in the third one-day worldwide. "We needed that win and Aponso was brilliant, just awesome and he bowled with a lot of effort", said Mathews.
Coach Gopichand commented that "the most striking feature in Sindhu's game is her attitude and the never-say-die spirit". She is also the youngest India to win a medal at the Olympics. However, Olympics is something that has always had (and possibly will maintain to) priority, looking at the margin of the tournament and this is that time when sports like wrestling, badminton, shooting, archery etc draw the attention of average Indians.
The Argentina worldwide has until 6pm tomorrow to appeal the charge but if found guilty he could be slapped with a three-match ban. City manager Pep Guardiola insisted he did not see the incident, although he was philosophical about the prospect of his forward being sanctioned.
The ex-Spain global left Real to sign for Liverpool in 2007 but moved back to the Bernabeu in 2009. The 33-year-old is expected to agree personal terms and sign a contract before the window slams shut later tonight in order to allow West Ham the time to register his arrival.
Speaking on his retirement plans, Wayne Rooney said: "Come Russia, I feel that that would be time for me to say goodbye to global football". 'My mind is made up. I think that will be the right time to finish". "I'm sure if I came here and said I felt a bit exhausted, I could have a day when I don't have to train".
Not only will the members of this league beat up on one another - the Pac-12 has five teams ranked this preseason - but also USC opens against Bama, and UCLA opens against Texas A&M. The Cards are at 19 in the AP. LSU finished its preseason camp last week. Coach Mark Richt was sacked and replaced by Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart, a former Bulldogs safety.