Williams stood two victories away from beating Steffi Graf's Open-era best 22 major triumphs but her charge was ended in stunning fashion by Pliskova, who who won 6-2 7-6 (7/5). She vigorously disputed the idea she was exhausted after playing her quarterfinal match Wednesday. "To be now the No.1 in the world, that was always a dream for me", she added.
West Ham capitulated on Saturday afternoon at home to Watford despite looking comfortable at 2-0 up. Watford capitalised on an abysmal defensive display by West Ham to score goals through Odion Ighalo, Troy Deeney, Etienne Capoue and Jose Holebas - and they could have won by more.
Unai Emery admits he is still learning as a manager and the Paris St Germain coach has revealed that Arsene Wenger is the main man he looks up to. "We must go further than a year ago and work hard". "There is no symbolism to it, no symbolic meaning to this match". "Obviously we did so, so we are happy with the three points and we go game by game and try to improve every day".
Houston missed a chance to make up ground, losing at home against the Chicago Cubs. And the Dodgers fell to Miami, allowing San Francisco to cut their cushion in the West to three games, after defeating Arizona. Buchholz got himself into trouble in the bottom of the third inning, sandwiching two walks with an infield single by Encarnacion to load the bases with one out.
When the half-time whistle went, Arsene Wenger's side could count themselves lucky that they were only the one goal down. "I think it's a good point, but we came here with our ambition and we wanted to have the three points, but when we start like this it's hard to play", Koscielny told BT Sport .
After her win over Wozniacki, Kerber told Pam Shriver on the ESPN broadcast that she hopes to get revenge against Pliskova. Williams, who also lost in the semifinals previous year which ended her bid to claim a rare calendar Slam, said she had been suffering from a knee injury in the run-up to the semifinal.
The former Bristol City man Kodjia at the back stick must've thought he'd scored as he produced a powerful, downward header which saw the Serbian worldwide goalkeeper get down low to his right to scramble the ball away to safety, after great work from Ghanaian Jordan Ayew.
Spurs could well have been ahead earlier had Son been awarded a penalty after being tripped by Geoff Cameron, while Alli fired a glorious chance wide just after that, and they went through the gears to put the game beyond Stoke after the break.
A Hat-trick from Messi, two from Suarez and one each from Neymar and Iniesta showed Celtic what playing in Europe is all about. "Of course it's never nice professionally". Saturday's 5-1 romp over Rangers was not the best of preparation "to face a team who beat you up with the ball at times". 'The last 15 minutes felt quite long.
After experiencing gradually worsening concussion-like symptoms dating to a wreck at Michigan International Speedway in June, Earnhardt sought medical help and exited the vehicle under doctors' advice for the July 17 event at New Hampshire .
Other fighters receiving indefinite suspensions were Travis Browne, Jimmie Rivera , Brad Tavares and Sean Spencer. In fact it may go down as one of the worst UFC fights in recent memory. "I did want to show off the striking with him, but he came in hot so I took him down", Gall said. Miocic wasn't too concerned about the accusations thrown against him by Overeem because he doesn't want this to affect his victory.
When asked his thoughts on his fellow fighter's loss, Conor poked fun at CM Punk for getting his 'a** whooped.' Watch the amusing video of Conor right here! " I definitely want to keep going ". "I know there's a lot of doubters, but listen, life is about falling down and getting up". White followed up with his thoughts on Punk's next fight and if it would be in the UFC , which he didn't think was a good idea.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia would organise alternative competitive events for the banned team and the national awards for the Paralympians would be equal to those promised at the 2016 Rio Games. And that's just two of the stories to come out of Rio after just four days. The 37-year-old from Guildford, who made the transition from cycling to rowing after London 2012, won arms-shoulders single sculls to claim gold eight years after cycling time-trial gold ...
Sep. Walker was actually pitching a ideal game until a Ketel Marte error in the sixth inning foiled his efforts. "He pitched a good game for them". It was his first complete game since July 31, 2015. Smith's grand slam, his second this season, came off of reliever Mike Morin with two outs in the sixth. The Mariners hit Meyer - acquired from Minnesota along with Ricky Nolasco at the trade deadline - hard from the beginning.
Late on Sunday evening, she cancelled a California campaign trip scheduled for early this week. Her husband, former president Bill Clinton, is instead headlining some of her events. "I felt fine", she added, "but I'm now taking my doctor's advice - which was given to me on Friday, that I ignored - to just take some time to get over pneumonia completely".
Bravo, brought in to replace England keeper Joe Hart, endured a nervous debut and was lucky not to concede a penalty and be sent off for a reckless lunge on Wayne Rooney. "We lost the ball very, very easy". "I think some of the boys felt the dimension of the game". Asked if he was disappointed by the first half or encouraged by the second, Mourinho said: "Both".
Tottenham, who are yet to lose in the Premier League this season, are now fourth in the standings with eight points from four outings. It was tough for us, but we have worked hard to forget last season and refocus. Stoke, who have made a poor start in failing to win in three games, are expected to hand a first start to Wilfried Bony after the Ivory Coast forward completed a loan move from Manchester City on the final day of the summer transfer window.
It's important to have clear rules like that. Arsenal defenders were again exposed soon after as Cavani beat the offside trap to connect with Di Maria's lofted ball in the box, only to waste another golden chance with a poor finish. Arsene Wenger spoke in the last week about the maturity of his squad and they certainly showed their steel to take a share of the spoils from a game they could easily have lost by a significant margin.
PSG needed less than a minute to take the lead in France's capital and it came through striker Cavani , who got in between the two Arsenal centre-backs to head a Serge Aurier cross into the bottom corner. "We have rules that the 'keepers know". It's always a nice reminder to see just how talented Ospina is. "It's down to performances whether he stays in the team but, on what he delivered tonight, David has the right to stay in the team for the next Champions League game".
Well that was lucky for Arsenal . 1-1 was how it finished and Koscielny hailed what he feels was a good point, even though Arsenal arrived in France chasing all three points. "Both teams played well and we are happy as either side could have won". "I think it's a good point, but we came here with our ambition and we wanted to have the three points, but when we start like this it's hard to play", Koscielny told BT Sport .
In contrast, PSG won their first two Ligue 1 matches, but have since lost to Monaco before drawing 1-1 with Saint Etienne on Friday . The game in interest at the moment is set in Paris as PSG host Arsenal in what should be a great match.
The NCAA Board of Governors, which is comprised of university presidents, voted Monday to move NCAA men's basketball tournament games in Greensboro and six other events already announced for the 2016-17 academic year. "That's part of North Carolina's heart right there", said Cindy Clodfelter, 62, a retired school counselor in Winston-Salem. Seven 2016-17 NCAA championship events previously slated to hit North Carolina will have to find new host sites.
I'm sure all eyes will be on the game, except those GM's who have players in this game. "You know, it's going to be fun and interesting and all of the fans are going to love it because it's all of the best players from all over the world". The Colorado Avalanche star scored two goals in the win, and the second one was the penalty shot that you see above: Forehand, backhand, forehand, backhand, forehand, backhand, Jaroslav Halak in a yoga pose, shot, score.
ET on NBCSN) and be in the top 30 in points to secure a playoff berth. He goes into tonight's race with an 11-point lead over David Ragan for 30th in the standings. The last thing he needs is a war of words with a driver that at least used to be one of his good friends. I don't do that to him. "That was the third time he had driven into me tonight".
He's the best in the world in every position. This was the Glasgow side's first Champions League group fixture in three seasons after two failed attempts to reach that stage under former manager Ronny Deila. "To lose by so many goals is tough to take". "The ball moves like it's on an ice rink, and they move as fast as that", Rodgers said. "These players have been brilliant".
Kelly's touchdown drove No.17 Tennessee to a 45-24 win over Virginia Tech at the racetrack, which fans exhausted and sunburnt from a full day of tailgating were leaving with increasing frequency. Junior quarterback Jérod Evans most notably, was a bit up and down, with four touchdown passes, but a pair of fumbles. Tennessee created a reputation for itself last season as a football team unable to finish games.
For the remainder of the season, both Gordon and Alex Bowman are expected to split time in Earnhardt Jr .'s No. 88 , with Gordon taking over this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Ten years later, Earnhardt had two concussions in six weeks, one he self-diagnosed at a tire test in Kansas and another after a big crash at Talladega.
Day would wear Nike's hat and shoes in the deal, meaning Day would continue to play TaylorMade equipment, which he has played since playing on the PGA Tour. Day's apparel contract with TaylorMade-Adidas Golf expires at the end of the year. Day might not be in the same marketing category as Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy , but Nike can sell plenty of golf shirts by using Day as a model.
The Broncos will play the loser of the North Queensland-Melbourne match in the second round. But Paulo said they had "plenty of opportunities" to win the game and Whitehead's penalty wasn't the reason they were playing the Penrith Panthers in a knockout semi-final at Canberra Stadium instead of having a week off before a preliminary final.
On a warm Parisian evening, tempers frayed toward the end and both teams finished with 10 players after substitute Olivier Giroud and Marco Verratti were sent off following an altercation. "He said to me he did nothing at all", Wenger said. On the other hand, we have Arsenal who is also at #7 on the table with 7 points, Illuminati confirmed! Serge Aurier's attacking ability allowed him to exploit Nacho Monreal, Aurier's driven cross looped into the box, finding the head of Cavani ...
Asked to sum up her mindset when considering no man or woman has won more matches than her, Williams said: "It was a really good feeling, I have to say". Given the polar-opposite resumes that Williams and Larsson carried into Saturday's afternoon session in Queens, New York, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Serena made light work of her Swedish opponent.
Chris Froome failed in his bid to eat into Nairo Qiuintana's overall lead as the Colombian effectively claimed race victory on the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday. "We have an advantage in our favor and now we need to defend it to Madrid", Quintana said. I lost a bit more time than I expected, because Froome was just flying.
In their ascent to becoming the NFL's premier defense, Denver tightropes and often crosses the line between dirty and clean. With Tom Brady a full-on villain to most of the league's fanbase and Peyton Manning freeballing on his couch for DirecTV and Papa John's, the Carolina Panthers quarterback is now the standard-bearer for NFL's brand and, bu God, they should do more to protect it.
Kerber had started the year by winning the Australian Open but said her triumph in New York , Saturday, coupled with the No.1 ranking, had now taken off any pressure. "I mean, I can't say it in words, actually". Because I was a lot of hours on the practice courts, sweating and everything, and you are just playing for this moment to being on the centre court in the final and with the awesome crowd.
The former WWE superstar lost his debut UFC bout via a first-round submission to a rear-naked choke against wonderkid Mickey Gall at UFC 203 on Sunday. "I just like to take challenges. I'm not going. anywhere". White told The Fight Life: "I don't think there's any defending the matchup". The size of the spectacle didn't appear to swallow him, and he seemed more excited than nervous to make his MMA debut on such a big stage.