Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has just won the domestic title and is on the verge of becoming the first manager in his first year to win a Premier League and FA Cup double. But Arsenal have found their stride from a defensive viewpoint, conceding fewer goals and keeping more clean sheets than Chelsea across the run of games.
Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat. Despite his auto struggling for pace this year the Australian's wall-hugging exploits saw him post the second-fastest time in the second practice session. Monaco is unique in F1 schedule, especially because the drivers get off on Friday. "We're looking forward to a real fight on Saturday". "I feel like we got back in the groove here - generally we're there in that window that we need to be", Ricciardo said.
The French Open tennis tounament starts Sunday. The Czech, twice a Wimbledon victor, suffered serious hand injuries when she was attacked by an intruder in her home. "So I need to address that". "We're still close, we still talk a lot", confirmed the German on ESPN . Despite his understated manner, Murray, who has just turned 30, knows what he is talking about.
Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant (right) hugs San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Manu Ginobili (left) after game four of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. It's about how I feel, if I want to go through all that again. "I do feel like I can still play", said Ginobili from the podium in San Antonio on Monday night.
City were set to finish the season two points clear of Liverpool in fourth, who were leading relegated Middlesbrough 3-0 after the hour-mark at Anfield. With the Premier League season behind us, take a look at the latest predictions of how the top 4 will shape up next season. But he made 12 or 13 crossbars, a lot and that's not his mistake.
This season is the first time that Tottenham have gone through an entire league campaign unbeaten at home since 1964-65. The manager commented that, "It is great to achieve second position and it is fantastic for us". "We've got to use this as motivation to get there". "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he said about missing out on the top four.
The German now has 104 points and Hamilton has 98. It's the battle which F1 has spent a decade waiting for, and it was Lewis Hamilton who won their first duel when he went head-to-head with Sebastian Vettel at the Spanish Grand Prix.
With seven goals and 13 points in 15 postseason games prior to his injury, his loss was enormous for the club when he went down at the end of the series. "It was a great hockey game", defenseman Ryan Ellis said. "We all were really happy to see him on the ice", said Pekka Rinne. After going 1-1 last round and a disappointing 7-7 overall so far, I'm taking the Predators in six games.
Former world number two Simona Halep suffered from knee tendonitis at the start of the year. In 2011, China's Li Na defeated Italy Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) to win her first Roland Garros title. Nadal and Federer rolled back the years to reach the final of the Australian Open , where it was the legendary Swiss who prevailed in an absorbing showdown.
LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan to become the highest points scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history as the Cleveland Cavaliers reached the finals for a third successive year. " I think the biggest thing for me sitting here today after breaking the all-time scoring record in Playoff history is that I did it just being me ", explained James.
In the past, teams have been allowed to move one player from IR to the active roster per season, at the midway point. Cutting off five minutes from the overtime period is supposed help address safety concerns with the physical toll of teams on a short week who play extended time on Sunday and then turn around to play again on Thursday.
Welbeck missed the FA Cup final in 2015 through injury as Arsenal won the competition for the second time in as many years but the England global is looking ahead to Saturday's showdown against the newly crowned Premier League champions.
He has built one of the more successful careers in the modern game through intense and relentless selfbelief. After a period of mixed results in 2017, Djokovic duly split from the rest of his coaching team this month. Murray reached the final at Roland Garros for the first time a year ago, where he lost to Djokovic in four sets. But the eight-time Grand Slam title victor, who has kept his distance from professional tennis since retiring in 2006, said he will only be in Paris for ...
Celta have now lost eight of their last nine La Liga games having concentrated on their run to the Europa League semi-finals that was ended by Manchester United last week. And boy, has that plan worked out perfectly. We've done very well so far, but we have to finish the job and finishing it well is the most hard bit. Again, Sergio could only watch.
But in recent years "Big Country" has had a rough time putting together a win streak. There is no official date or opponent scheduled for Nelson's Bellator debut. Nelson's (22-14) contract with the UFC expired following his latest bout, which was a unanimous decision loss to Alexander Volkov in April. The promotion does have early plans to have the heavyweight compete this fall.
Thiem, who will take on Australian Bernard Tomic in the first round, has not left the top 10 of the ATP rankings since making his breakthrough when he reached the last four of the French Open a year ago. "A new inspiration, someone who knows what I'm going through", Djokovic said Friday, two days before the start of the French Open . "It was missing from my list so I ticked it off and got the full set of Grand Slams".
If that's genuine then it reminds me a little bit of Singapore '15". Vettel, a four times world champion with former team Red Bull , leads Hamilton by six points after five races. "Coming here this weekend, it just doesn't seem real that growing up I would be watching the grand prix on video". "And I am happy to play around with the design layout to try to give me more feel and better control of what I need to do".
Because he's had a lack of matches, I can't see him being able to continually dig deep in matches early on and then being in position to beat the best at the end of the event. "It's an awesome feeling to be back and to look at this trophy". But there are questionmarks over Halep's form after she rolled her ankle in the final of the Italian Open last weekend.
Agassi won eight Grand Slam titles, including the French Open in 1999, before retiring in 2006. 'I spoke to Andre the last couple of weeks on the phone and we chose to get together in Paris, ' Djokovic said. Novak Djokovic is undoubtedly one of the greatest players to ever grace the tennis court and has already written his name in the history books of the game.
In a match scarred by the terror attack in Manchester, United prevailed 2-0 to win the tournament for the first time. Just as his father Patrick did in the 1995 Champions League final, Justin started on the bench against Manchester United last night.
Not known as a big hitter, left-hander Ali still struck five sixes at Yorkshire s headquarters. Asked about the unsettling situation, he said: "It's everywhere now, all around the world, so you've just got to crack on with what you do". "It s more an instinctive way of batting, and Farby helped me a lot". Stokes underwent surgery last May after damaging the same knee while bowling in the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Leeds .
The Blues hope to be in possession of the FA Cup for a fifth time in the last 11 seasons, though in the wake of this week's events in Manchester they cancelled an open-top bus parade. The 47-year-old, whose team finished seven points clear of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur , received the gong at the 25th League Managers' Association's annual awards evening.
United's first continental trophy in nine years brings with it the welcome boon of Champions League qualification after a disappointing Premier League campaign. "First of all I've always been a team player", he said. "And on top of it, Zlatan in Swedish told the ball boys in the second-half to take it easy, so even outside he was playing for us".
Hamilton and Vettel have won two races each this season, and the German has a six point cushion in the cumulative ranking on the triple world champion after five races. By Mercedes' standards, Lewis Hamilton languished in P8, ahead of Haas' Kevin Magnussen & the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas . "I can't explain it because I don't understand it".
Victory over Chelsea would ease the pressure on manager Arsene Wenger , who is likely to sign a new two-year contract afterwards at a time when a significant proportion of the fanbase has decided it is time for the Frenchman to step down.
Dig deeper, and Tennis Abstract will tell one that against Djokovic and Thiem, 71% of his cross-court backhands came in points he won. "He's definitely going to be the player to beat". "I always feel extra motivation when I come to a Slam, even if I've been playing badly". The slumping Djokovic , a 12-time major champion , also shows up at Roland Garros with added intrigue after announcing that former No.
They finished with 75 points, four better than past year when they came second, but managed only two wins from 10 against the top six. "They have learned a lot and they have gone through hard periods this season and they have bounced back in a very strong way.
The victory came amid the backdrop of swirling emotions following the attacks in Manchester with football a mechanism in helping to unite the city. "It was hard to train yesterday but the manager told us the only thing we could do is win this for them and that is what we have done".
That's what ultimately matters. Rinne and the Predators ousted the Ducks in six games in 2011 for their first ever playoff series victory. "It's just too bad we couldn't get one more goal". Ducks: Defeated Flames 4-0; Defeated Oilers 4-3. Converting on just one of those opportunities could have changed the outcome entirely. "I think we have some really good players in this room that are game-changers and can take this team to a Stanley Cup and win a Stanley Cup ".
He finished the quarter with 35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and didn't come out for the fourth. LeBron James became the highest scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history, surpassing Michael Jordan's record of 5987, with a 35-point effort for the Cavaliers .
Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith reacts against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals May 21 in Cleveland. "Now we can start focusing on Golden State to get ready". "In order to be successful you have to defend, especially against a team like this who move the ball, share the ball, move bodies, and they are very precise with their offensive sets", James said.
That doesn't mean the Cavs are out of the woods by any stretch, and they'll need to re-establish momentum on Tuesday night at The Q. Boston finished the first quarter leading 29-19. The silver lining of Isaiah Thomas being sidelined for the rest of the playoffs is it forces Stevens' to rely on the true strength of this team, their depth.
Following a six-week layoff due to an injured hamstring, Raonic has looked spry in his return, winning four of his last five matches while dropping just three sets. 1 Andy Murray's slump in form continued with a 3-6, 3-6 defeat to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Masters yesterday.
Tottenham will move to Wembley next season while the Lane is demolished to make way for a new arena and Kane admitted his team were desperate to bring the curtain down in style in tribute to the supporters who have backed them down the years.
It's finally official. After a brutal first three rounds of postseason play in the National Basketball Association, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors tip off on June 1 at 9:00 p.m. Boston would go on a late run to cut Cleveland's lead to 16, 73-57, just before the half, but would not be able to hold the momentum. "I was like, 'If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?' It's carried me all the way to this point now, and it's going to carry ...