Kerber, who becomes the only German woman other than Graf to get to No. 1, had a chance to overtake Williams last month by winning a hard-court tournament in OH, but lost the final there to Pliskova. I wasn't exhausted. Fatigue had absolutely nothing to do with it (loss). Kerber is the oldest woman to reach No. 1 since the rankings were introduced, while both Graf (18) and Serena Williams did so at a much earlier age.
At one point Harvick gave up the lead and came out 12th when an air gun malfunctioned but there were other slow stops that sent his deeper into the field. Scott said he stuck his hand out the window to waive Stewart by, but he thought Stewart might have mistaken it for giving him the finger. Scott thought Stewart was mad at him and ran into him on goal.
Open championships. Pouille outlasted the two-time champion over five gruelling sets 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 to reach the quarter-finals, where he will play his countryman Gaël Monfils who had earlier beaten Marcos Baghdatis . By reaching the last eight Kerber has put herself in position to end Serena Williams' long reign as world No. 1. With long-time rival Roger Federer also missing from the US Open to mend a knee injury, Sunday's defeat for Nadal only adds fuel to the suspicion that ...
We had analysis with the players just now and it's been pointed out by many of them: same scenario, we are going to get beaten by three or four. The game goes far beyond just sport, with the two teams not only representing two sides of Scotland's fierce religious divide between Catholicism and Protestantism, but also Northern Ireland-related politics, national identity and social ideology.
The tournament got back on schedule following Thursday's three-and-a-half-hour suspension in play, and Johnson took full advantage of the favourable scoring conditions in IN as he fired a sparkling nine-under 63 to join Roberto Castro at the top of the leaderboard .
Meanwhile, the three Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) officials whose passports were seized by Brazilian authorities last month have checked out of the hotel where they were staying in Rio, raising the possibility they could be returning to Ireland nearly three weeks after the Irish delegation left Brazil.
Ko had the best round of the day, firing an 8-under 64 to surge up the leaderboard and briefly hold the top spot before later pairings, including Lee and Kim, passed her. I just hit a poor third shot and fourth shot leaving me with a 2-putt from seven feet. World No. 3 Brooke Henderson (69) of Smiths Falls, Ont., is at 6 under, tied for 29th, while Maude-Aimee Leblanc (72) of Sherbrooke, Que., was tied for 46th.
No incision. It was a big, double serving of " more of the same", really. Rooney , England's captain, has been playing as a number 10 for Manchester United this season and Allardyce indicated prior to Sunday's game that he would use him in a similar role.
Ronald Koeman was capable of working through those depletions a year ago, but Claude Puel will need to prove himself. "It's a good challenge for us to see our level and I hope to see all of the progress that we are making on the pitch".
Thus, are the new smartphones enormous letdowns or not? They both see the antenna bands on the rear move to just the top and bottom for a cleaner look than their predecessors, and they both see the removal of the headphone jack. The loss of the 3.5mm headphone jack is probably the most controversial part of Apple's new handsets, but by far the most interesting new feature is the iPhone 7 Plus' dual camera sensors.
Open. At 186 consecutive weeks, the American's most recent stay at No.1 ties the Open Era record for most consecutive weeks at No.1 held by Graf. Kerber has yet to lose a set in Flushing Meadows, but she has not faced the service firepower possessed by Pliskova, who has led the WTA Tour in aces the last two seasons as well as at this last grand slam of the year.
Hell, we'd listen to arguments saying that the race for 30th in the points standings is more dramatic than any head-to-head battle between McMurray and Newman . But the trickledown effect isn't in play, obviously. Bowyer has the fifth-best driver rating (95.7) and average finish at Richmond (12.3). Larson has finished in the top six in four of the past six Cup races , including a fifth at Indianapolis, his first career victory at MI and a third this past weekend at Darlington .
The 10th-seeded Czech moves into the final at Flushing Meadows to meet Germany's Angelique Kerber, who will replace Williams as the world's top-ranker player on Monday no matter what the result. "It's just incredible, a great day", Kerber said. Williams beat Kerber in the women's final at Wimbledon. In the first set, Karolina gained the upper hand with a break for 2-1.
Luiz left the Blues two years ago to join PSG in deal worth £50million before making his shock return on transfer deadline day for £34million. David Luiz returned to Chelsea from Paris Saint-Germain as the summer transfer period closed Wednesday, while a pair of England internationals were sent out on loan.
As great a runner as Peterson is, if there are no holes to run through he will struggle. "I'll guess we'll find out Sunday", Zimmer said, via the Vikings' team website. "They're physical up front, they move a lot, they'll stunt, they get off blocks well, they attack downhill with the linebackers", he said of the Titans' run defense.
It was Truex's second victory of the season and fifth-career win. He closed the season by outracing Harvick on Labor Day weekend for his second crown jewel win of the season. "It's been a good season, but it definitely could be a great season", he said. They brought the fastest race auto to the track once again and we just didn't do a good job on pit road and gave it away.
Colin Kaepernick denied Wednesday that he is a Muslim and said he thinks rumors of his conversion have been fueled by Islamaphobia stoked by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The national anthem controversy is getting bigger than Colin Kaepernick . Kaepernick, who will be the second-string quarterback behind Blaine Gabbert to start the regular season, sat or knelt during the Star-Spangled Banner in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests against ...
We'll soon have Thiago Silva back to full fitness too with the captain a near certainty to be back in the starting XI when he's 100%, he'll not rush him though, with Emery adding. Oscar is thriving in a central midfield role and the Brazil worldwide explained he prefers his current position to being played on the wing or in the hole behind a striker.
He is 0-2 with a 3.32 ERA so far, giving up one run in five innings Sunday in his last start, what turned out to be a 10-0 Pirates loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. Cincinnati Reds' Raisel Iglesias pitches in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016.
Seppi, ranked at 87, has never got beyond the third round in NY but he is a former top 20 player who knocked Roger Federer out of the Australian Open two years ago. "Different surface, different circumstances, best-of-five", said Djokovic of the second-round tilt. "Obviously he hasn't played many times on the Arthur [Ashe] Stadium".
The Frenchman has missed the first few league games of the season through injury, and made our list of players we can't wait to watch. "On paper, on DVDs and whatever and when you talk to him he's got all the qualities that we need from a centre-forward and hopefully he's going to click straight away".
Stan Wawrinka will face Novak Djokovic in the US Open final after the Swiss came from behind to beat Japan's Kei Nishikori. A merciless Djokovic then served out the set at love, firing a 190kph ace - his first of the contest - on set point.
He came on and gave us diversity in our football. Zlatan Ibrahimovic went close twice in the first half for United, while Rooney was denied by a brilliant first-half block from Hull captain Curtis Davies. "He gives new problems to the opposition so I am really happy with him and the team". When asked about the player's prospects of featuring in that one, Mourinho said: "He can play, but he can be on the bench".
While Brady is suspended, the third-year quarterback faces the Arizona Cardinals, one of the Super Bowl favorites, a team owning a strong defense. When a reporter approached and began to ask him a question, Garoppolo listened politely before cutting him short.
After he reported back, the board confirmed last month that the tour, which includes three ODIs and two Test match fixtures in October and November, would go ahead as planned. Morgan, speaking after England's nine-wicket Twenty20 thrashing by Pakistan at Old Trafford on Wednesday, said it was hard to concentrate exclusively on cricket amid a backdrop of security worries.
The competition was one of the country's most intriguing in fall camp, and Kelly apparently will keep some mystery to it, not saying as of Tuesday whether he'll continue to use both quarterbacks when the No. On Monday, Brian Kelly said Notre Dame sent a tape to the ACC Officials and received confirmation that targeting probably should have been called on the play.
Moments later, Badger linebacker Vince Biegel came charging through the middle of the line, trying to sack LSU quarterback Brandon Harris . Dural caught five passes for 50 yards. While Fournette ran 23 times for 138 yards, the Tigers struggled to sustain drives much of the game against a stingy Wisconsin defense. Still, it makes sense why analysts would choose No.
The silver went to American Sam Grewe. Bronze medal victor Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a very young age as one of his legs got deformed. It applies to athletes with single above the knee amputations or a disability that is comparable.
The Scot gunned down break points early on and Dimitrov did actually manage to take a service game off Murray in the second set. Andy Murray was bothered by the chair umpire's decision to call a let on a loud noise that came from the stadium's speaker system and now finds himself headed to a fifth set against Kei Nishikori in the U.S.
But we have a game against Burnley for now which is more important than the transfer market. "So we know the challenge that's ahead of us and we know there's a group we're looking to get points against and there's a group that's very hard to get points against".
He started the summer by running away with the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway , another of NASCAR's so-called "crowned jewels". "I'm over being a cheerleader", Harvick said. "It was worth the wait for sure", Truex said. Kyle Larson: Backed up first victory of his career last week with a third-place finish. He led a race-high of 214 laps and was in front of the pack for the entire evening.
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson was within one shot of the lead until he sent his drive into the lake to the right of the 18th fairway and made bogey, giving him a 67 along with Jason Dufner. Castro was the first player to reach 14-under 130 on the rain-softened course. Saturday's third round will begin in the morning with threesomes off the first and 10th tees in hopes of completing play before more storms in the weekend forecast.
A player who didn't make his first Grand Slam semifinal until age 28 will now seek his third major title in as many years. Wawrinka's arduous path to the title match included saving a match point in the third round. I had to wait, fight, try to make him more uncomfortable. Djokovic, the No. 1 seed and defending champion, dipped in form in the third set, and had a trainer massage his left shoulder and, later, his right shoulder.
Jackson's first pass of the night, also the game's first play from scrimmage, was a 72-yard touchdown to James Quick to set the tone. That was one for the highlight reels, with Jackson displaying hurdler-like ability with a leap over defender Chauncey Scissum at the goal line.
Scherzer (16-7) scattered seven hits and yielded two runs to win his fourth consecutive start. Gonzalez had won all four of his decisions in August and was 6-1 with a 3.02 ERA in his 10 previous starts. The Braves still own the NL's worst record, but a six-game winning streak that ended Monday has provided a spark of optimism to Atlanta's rebuilding project.