Boserup who had played just one main draw match in the run-up to the French Open and won just one game, fought off Kvitova's surging and attacking game to get herself on the board. Well, Angelique Kerber , it appears your time is done on the terre battue after one match. The No. 1 seed lost in straight sets to Russian Ekaterina Makarova , 6-2 6-2 opening Roland Garros .
So who wins: Cleveland , led by James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love or Golden State , led by Durant, Steph Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green? "Just challenge him, just like you do with any other really good player", Durant said.
Thompson scored a basket (Irving and Thompson were the only ones to score for the Cavs during that 6:46 stretch). Cleveland was 0-8 this season without James and has lost its last 10 when he doesn't play dating to March of 2016. Big games from Love and James are likely. It may not have been a 21-point explosion like Game 4, but it was still impressive. Thomas has been shut down the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his hip injury and Bradly has played with and through hip pointers at ...
A whole generation of fans didn't see his team winning the Champions League . And, with dutiful inevitability, Manchester United's negotiating team would have run into the room shouting "We'll give you £100m!" For all that he knows he is only ever a bad season away from being replaced, he is now writing his name in the club's record books as a coach just as he did as a player.
By signing a new contract, Wenger - who had been earning £8.9 million per year - extends his Gunners tenure to 23 years. The Frenchman's future was the subject of intense speculation throughout the season, with Arsenal fans split over whether he is still the best man for the job.
Australia's Day missed a short putt on the 18th hole that would have extended the playoff to hand Horschel the victory. Hahn was leading alone again for the first time since the second hole, by one stroke over his playing partners, after making a 15-foot birdie off the fringe at the 312-yard 11th hole to go to 13 under.
However, Golden State simply has too much talent. "They stepped it up a level in the playoffs defensively", Durant said of the Cavaliers. "He's going to score". "I think my messaging is important and I think we've found the right balance". "We're defending our title". " We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do ".
Strickland was issued a six-game suspension with an undisclosed fine, Harper will get four with his own undisclosed fine. Both are appealing their suspensions, meaning they are eligible to play Tuesday night. At Citi FIeld, Mets reliever Jerry Blevins, also a reliever on the '14 Nationals , felt "that's a long time to hold a grudge" on Strickland's part.
Sato raced with Jordan, BAR-Honda and Super Aguri over a seven-year period, securing his best result of third place at the 2004 US Grand Prix at Indianapolis . Fernando Alonso was also a member of Andretti but his engine blew up with 20 laps to go. Sato took the lead from Castroneves for good on Lap 195 of the 200-lap race.
Former Ireland batsman said not chopping and changing had been key to England's recent white-ball success. England , the hosts and the leading pre-tournament favourites amongst the bookies. After the clash against Pakistan , India will face Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 8 and June 11 respectively. We also need to remember that the 2019 World Cup is going to be in England .
I believe this was in the back of everyone's minds, but no one thought it would come true. "The details, what he wants to accomplish, it's pretty incredible". That's a general description of the Penguins through Sullivan's eyes. "It's special to see him and you learn things from him". Waddell , however, didn't flinch, saying that "I know nothing is gonna happen here".
It's their ability to survive when they don't. The NHL playoff game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators will be broadcast on the NBCSN and CBC and Sportsnet in Canada. On the heels of back-to-back, pushed-to-the brink physical seven-game series against the Washington Capitals and Ottawa Senators , the Penguins are admittedly exhausted and therefore need to make every shot count.
Each major North American sports league has now had a "Threepeat" championship round, the NHL between Detroit and Montreal from 1954-56, the NFL from 1952-54 between Detroit and Cleveland in the pre-Super Bowl era, and Major League Baseball in 1921-23 between the New York Yankees and New York Giants, who later moved to San Francisco .
Mike Trout left Sunday afternoon's matinee matchup against the Marlins with a left thumb sprain. G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after U.S. Cashner (2-4) allowed five hits, two walks and one run while striking out two. The X-rays showed no fracture, so that's relieving. Guillermo Heredia added a home run, his third, and Nelson Cruz drove in a run as the Mariners matched a season high with 16 hits.
However, after being bombarded with questions over whether he will go for Isco or Bale, Zidane also raised the possibility of the two playing together at some stage of the game against the Italian champions. I don't think there are two different approaches. The 32-year-old has not played since May 21, when Real Madrid sealed the title with a 2-0 win over Malaga.
Kerber, who only had a personal best record of a last 16 in this clay season, failed to withstand the strong forehand and backhand attacks from her opponent as she lost the first set 6-2 in 38 minutes. 1 by reaching the final, while No. 4 Simona Halep of Romania can move to the top by winning the title. The most recent match was in the 2011 Open GDF Suez, a match that took 14 games to decide.
It seemed like it could be a very hard afternoon for the world number one when Russian Kuznetsov , ranked 73, won the second set. Murray then rediscovered the verve that has been missing from his game so often in 2017, moving through the gears in the third and dropping just two games before administering a whitewash in the fourth.
With Agassi seated in the stands, generally expressionless during the match and silent afterward, the No. 2-seeded Djokovic was not always at his clean-swinging best while beating Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Monday to begin the defense of the title that allowed him to complete a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros a year ago.
In what could be his final game, Ginobili scored 15 points while dishing seven assists as the Spurs played feisty but ultimately fell in a 129-115 defeat. If I want to go through all of that again. San Antonio: Ginobili (15 + 7 assists), mills (14), Simmons (13). Spurs G Manu Ginobili the only player in National Basketball Association history besides LeBron James to record at least 800 rebounds, 800 assists and 300 three-pointers in the postseason.
Boucher pleaded with his team to get away from the run-and-gun, asking them to play within their identity as a defence-first team that forechecks and traps with wave after wave of relentlessness. The Ottawa Senators look to advance to their first Stanley Cup Final since the 2006-07 season. "That's all we're asking for". To wonder about the freaky coaching decision to take goaltender Craig Anderson out of the game, then then throw him back in before he yielded his worst goal of the ...
Daniel Ricciardo picked up Red Bull's first podium of the season with 3rd in Barcelona , while Max Verstappen suffered an early race retirement. Sebastian Vettel snatched the lead of the race from polesitter Lewis Hamilton off the line, as the Spanish Grand Prix got underway.
You know, think back, you guys know the history. The Cavs against the Golden State Warriors Thursday for an NBA Finals trilogy that might be the most exciting yet. Carter, who's working with James to build the SpringHill Entertainment Production company , told CNBC past year that the basketball superstar "has an nearly sixth sense, an alien-like ability to see things before they happen".
Arsenal qualified for the Champions League in every full season under Wenger until this year, when the team missed out after finishing fifth in the Premier League. Wenger, who has won the FA Cup three times in the last four years, showed how much the abuse had affected him last week when he spoke to the BBC before the Wembley showdown with Chelsea .
South Africa and England are the perennial underachievers in one-day worldwide cricket , mixing high hopes with high-profile failures in the big tournaments. "We've been on a huge upward curve and we've been tremendously lucky in that we have had a group of players that have bought into a way of playing and enjoyed it, and executed extremely well", Morgan said.
I know you guys want to see him in the worst way. "I think you guys know me; I don't judge people by what everybody else says", Jackson said. "Big, fast, tough. "But we'll see how it all unfolds here at the end". Coleman appeared to be a stellar pickup for the Browns through the first two weeks of the season.
This was the Nadal's first appearance on Philippe Chatrier this year, after he was banished to Suzanne Lenglen for his first-round defeat of Benoit Paire. Venus Williams shook off a slow start to ease into the third round with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Japan's Kurumi Nara. Nadal hopes to make the fourth round of the French Open for the 12th time in his career.
Gatland added he may have to take the pressure off his players by soaking up the barbs aimed at them. The crucial thing, however, is drawing the correct lessons from a defeat. You must aim to play error-free rugby as New Zealand teams are never more risky than from turnover ball, they never consolidate but immediately start probing the gaps opened up by the unexpected change in possession.
At this stage past year he had 22 wins to his name, 12 of them on clay, and he arrived in Paris having just won the Italian Open. Murray, last year's beaten finalist, has endured a hard season which has been blighted by a lack of form, injury and illness, while he has suffered defeats to Albert Ramos Vinolas, Dominic Thiem, Borna Coric and Fabio Fognini in his last four tournaments.
Arsenal's board met yesterday to discuss their out-of-contract manager but the club would not confirm reports he had agreed a prolonged stay. For much of the season, Wenger - who is out of contract next month - and the club have publicly refused to announce their intentions.
James Paxton is set to come off the disabled list for the Mariners against Colorado. Morales said through a translator, "Finally, we have the whole team active". "We had a hard time keeping them in the ballpark", Cincinnati manager Bryan Price said. Martin answered with a two-run shot in the second, his fourth.
The report said Woods also told police he "takes several prescriptions". Woods said an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine - not alcohol - was the reason for his arrest . Woods is scheduled to be arraigned July 5 in Palm Beach County on the DUI charge. "It's very hard to play golf and do the things he does without a drastic change of his golf swing after a fusion operation".
The Black Caps last played one-day cricket in England during the thrilling 2015 series, which England won 3-2 against Brendon McCullum's side. "It has gained a lot of experience in the last three or four years". If you give them freedom to play their game in the middle order, I am sure they know the best how to build up the innings, and how to come out of hard situations and win the game.
They had started their FA Cup final against Premier League champions Chelsea as clear underdogs, after a disappointing season, finishing fifth and missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's almost 21years in charge.
While the Penguins and Senators prepare for their last Eastern Conference Finals matchup, the Nashville Predators have already locked up their first trip to the Finals after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks in game six on Monday. "You can't change what happens in the past", said Anderson, who has credited work with a sports psychologist early in his career for helping him manage the mental side of the game.
Meanwhile, many Arsenal fans have noticed the similarities between their 1979 FA Cup final victor and the one scored by Aaron Ramsey against Chelsea two days ago. This follows the publication of recent extracts from Adams" autobiography, titled " Sober' , in which the former Arsenal captain criticises Wenger for his coaching ability, claiming the Frenchman "couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag".