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Ostapenko: 'Enjoy the match, fight until last point' | Wins Roland Garros 2017
- June 11, 2017

The grass season might be just what she needs, a type of game which is based on short rallies. Yes, she was ranked only 47th. Ostapenko also recovered from a break behind in the third set and finished the contest with a flashing backhand victor to become the first unseeded player to win the title since Briton Margaret Scriven in 1933. (more...)
CT 2017: India dismiss Proteas for low total
- June 11, 2017

It was Tahir's (1) wicket that bundled up South Africa for 191 runs. For South Africa , neither the batting not bowling looked to have clicked after a 19-run defeat by the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method against Pakistan in their previous match . (more...)
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning
- June 11, 2017

All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster said Ryan Crotty's availability for next week's test is "touch and go and not out of the picture". "I have been hammered by the New Zealand media, so it has been a targeted campaign against me personally". (more...)
Berlin ePrix: Rosenqvist charges to maiden Formula E win Berlin ePrix: Rosenqvist charges to maiden Formula E win
- June 11, 2017

Di Grassi, meanwhile, was satisfied with his day's work, given the issues with his auto - the Brazilian was also nursing a sore ankle after injuring it during a football match earlier in the week. In first of the two races in Germany this weekend, Rosenqvist surged past pole sitter Lucas di Grassi just before the mid-race auto swap, before pulling away from the Brazilian in the latter stages. (more...)
Dovizioso takes Catalonia GP to tighten title race Dovizioso takes Catalonia GP to tighten title race
- June 11, 2017

Stoner was also its last victor of consecutive races, at Aragon and Motegi in 2010. In Moto3, Jorge Martin won his fifth pole of the season. Pedrosa , Marquez and Vinales are all locals who grew up not far from the Barcelona circuit while Lorenzo comes from the island of Majorca. (more...)
Opening races of America's Cup challenger series postponed
- June 11, 2017

Earlier on Saturday, the USA crew beat Emirates Team New Zealand in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup qualifier event, guaranteeing themselves a bonus point when the racing for the cup begins on June 17 in Bermuda. A similar scenario played out in the second race of the day. A superb change of tack by Spithill's crew saw the American boat transform a 22-second deficit into a 35-second lead between the fourth and fifth gates to set up the win. (more...)
India stroll into semifinals with rout of South Africa
- June 11, 2017

Playing for India against South Africa on Sunday, Shikhar Dhawan became the fastest batsman in the world to score 1,000 ODI runs in ICC 50-over events. But his five-ball duck against Sri Lanka will be bringing him back and gave his critic more fodder to target him. Two silly run-outs of captain AB de Villiers and David Miller cost South Africa dear, putting them under unnecessary pressure from which they never recovered. (more...)
Eden Hazard makes strong Chelsea Champions League claim Eden Hazard makes strong Chelsea Champions League claim
- June 11, 2017

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will miss the start of the season after returning to London for surgery on his fractured ankle. That could rule him out of the start of the 2017-18 campaign, as Chelsea look to defend their Premier League title and reacquaint themselves with the Champions League . (more...)
PTV Sports Live, India vs South Africa for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 PTV Sports Live, India vs South Africa for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
- June 11, 2017

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has won the toss and chose to bowl first at The Oval in a knockout game against South Africa . Shikhar Dhawan's love affair with the ICC Champions Trophy continued as he became the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments, surpassing batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar . (more...)
India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas
- June 11, 2017

The Proteas have been a mixed bag in their two matches in the tournament. Having landed themselves in a mess following the disclosure of differences between Kohli and coach Anil Kumble, and also coming off a shock loss to Sri Lanka , India need to win this one to reaffirm a bit of faith. (more...)
England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup
- June 11, 2017

Calvert-Lewin only made his first appearance for Everton in the second half of last season, and Dominic Solanke , the striker who was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament's best performer, recently left Premier League champion Chelsea for Liverpool after making just one substitute appearance. (more...)
Bayern Munich sign winger Gnabry from Bremen Bayern Munich sign winger Gnabry from Bremen
- June 11, 2017

The Brazilian wideman is being monitored by Juventus, Barcelona and Liverpool this summer and is expected to leave the Allianz Arena. Former Arsenal winger, Serge Gnabry , has sealed his move from Werder Bremen to Bayern Munich . "Serge has developed a lot at Bremen". "It's going to be an exciting time and one that I'm very much looking forward to", said Gnabry. The Germany worldwide, whose three goals for his country came in a hat-trick against San Marino, will sign a ... (more...)
Greg Rusedski: Andy Murray in a good position to win Wimbledon Greg Rusedski: Andy Murray in a good position to win Wimbledon
- June 11, 2017

The Swiss advanced to the final after knocking out world number one Andy Murray in a high-pitched five-set battle. Nadal won 6-3, 6-4, 6-0. They have also won two Australian Open titles, including in January, and last year's US Open, meaning they are bidding for a third major trophy in a row. (more...)
NBA Finals Game 4 Dominates Ratings On Rerun-Heavy Friday
- June 11, 2017

After a record-setting first quarter, the Cavaliers scored 86 points by halftime, setting a new record for points in a half during the Finals . With a chance to win the National Basketball Association championship, and go undefeated in the playoffs, the Warriors got run over by the Cavaliers , 137-116, Friday night. (more...)
Nadal aims to stop Wawrinka from 'hitting hard'
- June 11, 2017

Nadal won the first of his record nine Roland Garros titles in 2005 just two days after his 19th birthday, but Wawrinka has been a late developer. He couldn't bring himself to watch much of the rest of the 2016 French Open, he said, other than some doubles matches involving a good pal, and the singles final. (more...)
Harrison, Michael Venus win French Open doubles title Harrison, Michael Venus win French Open doubles title
- June 11, 2017

The Kiwi and American who are good friends will face another unseeded and unexpected pair in the final, Donald Young (United States) and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez in what is a winnable contest. Games went with serve until Gonzalez double faulted to hand the break to Venus and Harrison in the sixth game and the first service break of the match. (more...)
De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy squad
- June 11, 2017

However, the 67-year old stated that he would be delighted to be proved wrong and that can happen if India field and bowl better than they have in the previous matches especially the spinners who could hurt the Proteas like the Pakistani spinners did. (more...)
Stokes, Morgan heroics lead to Australia's Champion's Trophy exit Stokes, Morgan heroics lead to Australia's Champion's Trophy exit
- June 11, 2017

But Eoin Morgan was unperturbed by the situation and refused to buckle under pressure. In the next over Alex Hales was dismissed on a duck after facing four balls by Josh Hazlewood. But again, they played really well. It was largely caused by Rashid's brilliance as the England leg-spinner varied his pace superbly and churned out plenty of googlies to dent the Aussie innings. (more...)
India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017
- June 11, 2017

According to Hussey, England's balance, coupled with the advantage of playing at home, and Australia's X-factor make them firm favourites to progress out of Group A , that also involves New Zealand and Bangladesh , and eventually lock horns in the final again. (more...)
Milwaukee Brewers Bat Boy Interferes With Wilmer Flores on Play
- June 11, 2017

The person spoke anonymously to the AP because the statement the Mets released on Twitter was their only authorized comment. On Thursday, an anonymous fan offered a defense of the fallen mascot star, claiming foul language and heckling from the Mets crowd pushed Mr. (more...)