The other men's quarterfinals later Wednesday are Andy Murray vs. Kei Nishikori , and Stan Wawrinka vs. Marin Cilic . Pliskova will next play either No. Nadal, Thiem and Wawrinka all have yet to relinquish a set. Thiem came out with a commanding display of tennis and completely dominated the game.
England play their final pool match against Australia on Saturday at Edgbaston and will return to Cardiff next week regardless of the result in that match. Later, England came out with goal and produced a fine bowling and fielding display to bundle out New Zealand for 223 in 44.3 overs. Asked just how poorly England performed with the bat, Morgan suggested they were "10 or 15" runs below the par score for Tuesday's wicket.
McEnroe added: "If you had told me a year ago, when he was the only guy since Rod Laver holding all four Slams that this is what we'd be talking about now, I'd have told you you were nuts". "I needed to start putting more pace on my shots, he was dictating all the points in the first set". "I think it's gonna be different this time".
Despite a visit that spanned almost 24 hours, Jeremy Maclin has in fact left Buffalo without a deal from the Bills and will travel to Baltimore to visit the Ravens according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . The team also invested a second-round pick in Zay Jones, who is dealing with a knee injury himself. Adding a guy like Eric Decker could be a good idea for the Chiefs, though he's a similar type player as Maclin.
The other semifinal match will pit top-ranked Andy Murray against 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka . "No, I think was fine". Last month he then parted company with his long-term coaching team of Marian Vajda, fitness coach Gebhard Phil Gritsch and physio Miljan Amanovic, saying he needed to try and rediscover his spark.
Yesterday's defeat to Thiem was Djokovic's first straight-sets loss at a major in four years and comes just 12 months after he completed the career Grand Slam in Paris . PARIS (AP) - His French Open title defense nearing an end, Novak Djokovic stumbled and tumbled to his knees on the red clay, his racket flying from his right hand as his opponent's backhand zipped past.
The Warriors know how painful it was going up 3-1 and then dropping the next three games to let a successful defense slip away. "The thing that you don't think about when you think about the Finals is everything else that comes with it, the waiting, all this waiting in between games, in between series, all the conversations with you guys and with each other".
This year is probably not last year. When the Warriors added Durant, JaVale McGee , Zaza Pachulia and David West to a roster that blew a 3-1 Finals lead to James and fell short of a repeat past year, many wondered if they would have enough in the middle to defend the rim.
The Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method was applied in the rain-affected match and while chasing 289 runs in 41 overs under D/L, Pakistan got bowled out for just 164 runs, falling short of 124 runs. But after the covers came on they remained there until the match was finally abandoned 40 minutes before the scheduled close of play time of 9:59pm (8:59am NZT).
The 2017 Warriors come into Game 3 Wednesday night with a healthy Curry, a more stable Green, Kevin Durant at small forward and, above all, a rock that has lingered in their collective gut since last June, when they infamously became the first team to lose a 3-1 lead in The Finals.
South Africa next play India in a blockbuster clash at The Oval on Sunday, before Pakistan and Sri Lanka round out the group stage the following day in Cardiff. "If people react to it differently, then it becomes an issue, but if everyone is supportive of it, then you have no issues at all", Kohli said. However, the possibility of a total washout does not look very likely.
OPEC announced that its member nations have agreed to extend the current production cut for another nine months. Starting with the first question, Shale 2.0 means that OPEC is now up against a very competitive USA industry where producers can survive for longer despite low oil prices , which can even be below the threshold needed to balance and sustain many OPEC members' fiscal budgets.
A player of his calibre would definitely not want to just make cameos and being just 25-years old, he should be playing every game at this point in his career. CRISTIANO RONALDO is still in party-mode following Real Madrid's Champions League triumph over Juventus on Saturday. The 27-year-old has had a hard season at the Bernabeu this season following a number of injuries, and has had a battle to be fit in time for the Champions League final in his home city of Cardiff .
The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points. A close game throughout, Cleveland took control for most of the second half behind some inspired play by their Big 3. "My confidence has never dwindled, lacked, chipped, nothing". Expect the Golden State Warriors to win the series and take home the trophy, but not in a sweep, and arguments about best team ever will be forever.
A late try and conversion from Ihaia West secured a memorable win for Auckland Blues as the British and Irish Lions suffered a loss in the second match of their New Zealand Tour series. They'll only get better and better. "I don't think there will be a lot of difference between some Super Rugby sides and the All Blacks". The Lions' next match is against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.
Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles in the third of the four-game series tonight. Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez runs home after hitting a two-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore .
However, if you search "Richmond, Victoria" and zoom it, the arena shows up as Evonne Goolagong Arena . Tennis players including Casey Dellacqua and Martina Navratilova have criticised Court's views, and there are suggestions that players could boycott the arena at next year's Australian Open.
On Wednesday, sources confirmed to NewsChannel 4 that University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops is planning to retire. "I understand there has been some speculation about my health". The Sooners broke a season record for passing efficiency at 193.79 with Riley as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Riley interviewed with Houston last winter and recently signed an extension with the school.
In his sole career start against the Angels in may, he gave up two earned runs on seven hits and two walks over 5 2/3 innings, picking a no-decision. After downing the White Sox in the first two games of their series at Comerica Park, Tigers captured the series finale with a 7-4 walk-off win on Sunday.
EOIN MORGAN was grateful to England's "brilliant" bowling attack after the hosts' 87-run win over New Zealand ensured they will qualify for the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group A table-toppers. Morgan, who has previously backed Roy to remain in the England side throughout the tournament, said: "It doesn't change very much". Joe Root 's 64 and an unbeaten 61 from Jos Buttler guided England to a total of 310 all out in Cardiff .
Preview: Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if captain Angelo Mathews will be fit for their Champions Trophy one-day worldwide opener against South Africa on Saturday. Chris Morris chipped in with two wickets while and Morne Morkel and Kagiso Rabada taking a wicket each. He also said that the loss of captain Angelo Mathews before the start of the match itself was a big blow for the team.
Juan Mata's corner from the right was headed down by Chris Smalling and with his back to goal, Mkhitaryan held off Joel Veltman to flick the bouncing ball past Onana and claim his sixth goal in the competition. Manchester weren't great, but Mourinho has a finals pedigree. Where will Rooney be playing football next season? Qualification for the Champions League ensures United do not suffer a £23 million penalty clause in their Adidas contract.
In the first innings, after being put to bat by the Kiwis, half-centuries from Alex Hales (56), Root (64) and Buttler (61) helped England to a respectable 310 all out in 49.3 overs. They seem to produce limited overs cricketers at will. With a slow over rate against England leading to some lighter wallets, Hesson said he had spoken to Williamson about having "a few too many discussions" at the top of the bowler's mark.
Roland Garros will have a first-time women's singles champion following the dethroning of Spain's Garbine Muguruza . Between the setbacks and the nerves and the inconsistent form, Muguruza is confrontational, a fighter, an aggressor... Mladenovic won 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Rafael Nadal eased into his record-equaling 11th quarterfinal at the French Open by swatting aside Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday.
Starc rocketed back to form after a lacklustre first-up effort against New Zealand , scorching the Bangladesh tail-end with searing pace and accuracy and re-discovering his pinpoint yorker to take four wickets in just nine balls. Starc spearheaded the Australian bowling attack with figures of 4/29 in 8.3 overs. Adam Zampa's wicket-taking ability is of little doubt. Bangladesh , who had to avoid defeat to keep alive any hopes of qualification from Group A, were skittled for 182 but ...
He was compared with all-time great Sachin Tendulkar by Forbes . He earned $88m (£60.6m) from salary, bonuses and endorsements a year ago. Among the 100, woman tennis star Serena Williams , comes at the 51 spot with $27 million, the lone female athlete to figure in the Forbes Top 100 Athletes list 2017.
Police say Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel but had no alcohol in his system when officers spotted his vehicle stopped along a Florida road. The star was tested using a breathalizer, showing no signs of alcohol in his blood. Woods also said in the post that his long-term prognosis for returning to professional golf is positive but that he won't be able to twist his back for another two to three months.
Florida junior KeAndre Bates (8.15m-w), who was third at the 2016 NCAA Championships, Texas A&M junior Will Williams (8.09m) and Florida freshman Grant Holloway (8.04m-w) are the front-runners. "It was an wonderful performance and we're very excited for him". "That was the difference-maker in executing as precise as the pole vault is", Ludwig said.
In Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, LeBron James finished the first half with 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting with four rebounds, three assists, a steal, and a block. " It's fresh in our minds ". "They're a juggernaut of a team ", Cavs All-Star guard Kyrie Irving said. Optimistic that the Cavs will pull through.
With Boston struggling against left-handers of late, NY is a great low-priced buy tonight at home. On a night of brilliant pitching, Sabathia also made a nice defensive play in the fifth inning when he displayed impressive reflexes in catching a Jackie Bradley Jr.
It takes four victories to raise the greatest prize in hockey and now this series is a best of three. "I mean, I thought we had a lot of chances last game". Filip Forsberg , the most risky Predator and someone who also notched 31 this season, also landed only his first of the final in Game 4 and it came into an empty net.
Draymond Green had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists playing all game in foul trouble and Shaun Livingston scored 10 off the bench. "We talked about it since The Finals last year that the last season was a very unique year, for a lot of different reasons, and we learned a lot", Curry said.
But it could also be the crafty, cerebral Bacsinszky, who she'll face in the quarterfinals. Her best French Open showing was in 2002 when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. Muguruza, who broke into tears at the postgame press conference, said she felt a little uncomfortable with how crowds behaved in the match, as she waved her forefinger when she left the court.
The Hindu headlined with " India knocks the stuffing out of Pakistan ", and said the recent cricketing rivalry between the two neighbours was "anything but competitive". "It's a significant victory for the Indian team". Rohit was fortunate when, on 21, he edged Amir just beyond a diving Azhar Ali at slip for four.
It's a good tournament for me, and it's, like, awesome how I won today, how I played against Carla. Romanian third seed Halep trailed by a set and 5-1 against the hard-hitting fifth seed but somehow dug herself out of a hole before storming to victory to set up a semi-final against Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova .
Having crushed arch rivals Pakistan , India must avoid a let-down on Thursday and Kohli is confident they will be able to play with the same intensity at The Oval. Against India , the island nation has lost 14 of its previous 17 encounters. But the most reliable method to live stream the match in the United States is to use the week-long free trial of Sling TV's International Sports Package, which includes Willow TV and the India vs.
Golden State charged within two triumphs of becoming the first unbeaten NBA playoff champions on Sunday by routing reigning trophy-holders Cleveland 132-113 to seize command of the NBA Finals . "It's fresh in our minds". "But they're a team you cannot - you can't let them go on runs". Unfortunately for the network, the Warriors haven't lost in the playoffs yet.
Surround sound came to Court Philippe Chatrier today. An appreciative and enthusiastic crowd chanted "Delpo!" Murray withstood a barrage of baseline blows to save set points at 5-3 and with del Potro serving for the opener at 5-4. A daring drop shot from the Scot brought him two set points at 6-4. Murray was not, and he smiled mischievously as he described del Potro's "very manly grunt".
Svitolina reached the quarterfinals for the second time , ending the dream run of World No. 290 Petra Martic with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 win. "Pretty much everyone he's worked with, he's helped them a lot". Murray had never before played the unseeded Russian. 'I think he's a very good umpire. "I have hit the ball cleaner and started to see the right shots at the right moments", said Murray, who became the 15th man with 650 tour-level match victories and has a.782 career winning percentage.
Fifita's one-handed offload under the attempts at tackle from Gillett and Dylan Napa in the seventh minute gave James Maloney a one-on-one with Darius Boyd that ended with the Blues five-eighth scoring under the posts for a 6-0 lead and it wasn't until Fifita returned after an HIA assessment late in the half that the Blues scored again.
Jose Altuve also had three hits for Houston, including a key solo homer to lead off the ninth. Sanchez's second homer saw him become the first player in Major League Baseball history with four multi-homer games as a catcher this early into his career (82nd game).
They were chasing a revised 235 in 33 overs, New Zealand having made 291 all out after Kane Williamson's 100 provided a beacon of batsmanship on an otherwise frantic day of strokeplay. The result leaves both teams on one point behind England who have two after beating Bangladesh. As soon as Henriques was out though, New Zealand's charge was halted as the rain returned.
It has been way too long since they won the league. The Granada manager said that he can understand the fans' frustration and admits he doesn't see the club heading in the right direction in the coming years. "I think that's ludicrous". It's hard because you want to respond to the demands of all the people who love this club. "As an Arsenal fan, and as a guy who had Arsene as a coach and have maximum respect for him, I'm happy to see him at the club".
Mladenovic pulled off the victory despite 16 double-faults, seven in each of the last two sets at Court Suzanne-Lenglen. Bacsinszky has now made it to at least the quarter-finals at Roland Garros in three straight years, Sunday's 5-7 6-2 6-1 win particularly impressive given she threw away a 5-1 lead in the opening set.
They had seven opportunities - five through two periods - and weren't able to generate shots, let alone goals. They never took what could have been deemed a bad penalty, and that has them heading to Nashville for Game 3 up 2-0 in the Stanley Cup Final.
University of SC baseball head coach Chad Holbrook has submitted his resignation after five years at the helm of the Gamecock program - saying the time has come for him to "pursue other opportunities". "If those are the numbers in baseball that we're dealing with based on experience and their resume, then I can tell you that's a possibility". However, Tanner noted that Meyers nor any other current assistant on the USC staff will be considered for the head coaching job.
Oxlade-Chamberlain added: "When I look around that dressing room and training with the boys week-in, week-out, when we put in awesome performances then I know we are capable of that". Asked at the end of his Monday press conference whether there is a presentation at the board meeting, Wenger responded: "The best presentation, watch the game and there can be no doubt".
World number 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the last 16 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. But Djokovic has shown his toughness in Paris and he has navigated a tricky draw of accomplished clay-courters-Marcel Granollers, Joao Sousa , Diego Schwartzman and Ramos-Vinolas-and passed every test, including coming back from two sets to one to defeat Diego Schwartzman in the third round.