by | January 17, 2018 | 15:31

The Australian-born Konta, who won on her fourth match point Tuesday, has had two good years at the Australian Open , losing to the eventual champion each time. The 36-year-old defending champion picked up where he left off in Melbourne , beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in a night match, his first on Rod Laver Arena since clinching a career-reviving title here last year.

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:14

Maria Sharapova said she is "not overly confident" in her pursuit of a sixth grand slam title after making a winning start at the Australian Open in Melbourne . The Serbian will look to continue his path to title No. 7 in the second round, where he will meet Frenchman Gael Monfils or #NextGenATP Spaniard Jaume Munar .

by | January 17, 2018 | 15:03

With no small whiff of his character Ron Burgundy from Ferrell's 2004 comedy Anchorman - in fact he literally refers to Burgundy by name - Ferrell was his usual entertaining self, and Federer gamely played along. "She is very talented and powerful". "I am hoping for another good year", Federer , who also won Wimbledon for a record eighth time in 2017, said on court.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:48

Philadelphia 76ers 4. Kevin Durant comes in at number three on that list, which is a large reason why the Warriors sell more jerseys than any other team in the league. Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers 9. Kawhi Leonard sat out for the fifth time in seven games to rest recent shoulder and quad injuries, while the Spurs lost Manu Ginobili to a thigh contusion in the first quarter.

by | January 17, 2018 | 14:41

Anthony Martial's stunning 38th minute goal gave United a 2-0 lead. While the buzz around Old Trafford before the match was mostly about the possible signing of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez , Paul Pogba and co. It was a big, big game for us on Monday with points to be played for and teams dropping points around us. This game live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event with coverage starting at 7pm.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:51

After Liverpool's thrilling victory over Manchester City , they own the tiebreaker ( goal differential) over Manchester United , meaning the Red Devils need a result today if they want to stay ahead of the Reds from Liverpool . United pressed well and capitalised on the opportunities but for Mourinho, the two solid goals were the on;y good thing from the first 45 minutes.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:20

Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to be themselves and not act like robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public. Former No. 1-ranked Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open victor, continued her resurgent run with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam to extend her streak to 10 consecutive wins.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:20

Open previous year, who was feeling sick and frustrated in her match which Timea Babos rallied to win 7-6 (4), 6-2. "She just played above and beyond", said seven-time major victor Venus Williams, who was playing her 18th Australian Open .

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:11

Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points to scrape through to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after being 5-1 down in the final set to unheralded Jana Fett . Bencic started out flatly and never recovered in losing to qualifier Luksika Kumkhum 6-1, 6-3. She served a great serve down the T, as well. "When I got to 5-2, I said, OK, I'm still alive".

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:13

Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., joined Raonic on the sidelines after losing his first round match in three sets to Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-4. The Spaniard looked untroubled by his recent knee issues as he booked a third-round meeting with Bosnian No.28 seed Damir Dzumhur with a 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-4) victory.

by | January 17, 2018 | 13:08

When Amazon wanted to get its Echo product to a wider audience it made a decision to launch the Echo Dot; it wasn't a fully featured as the Echo but it did the job. Facebook's hardware device, whose existence under the codename Aloha was first reported by Business Insider in August , is Facebook's answer to the smart-speaker and smart-screen products such as the Amazon Echo Show and newly-announced products from Lenovo, Sony, and LG using Google Assistant .

by | January 17, 2018 | 12:04

Silva "was the difference", Calipari said. "They out-toughed us. They manhandled us", Calipari said. During the Wildcats' pre-game shootaround in South Carolina , Calipari lined up and drained a halfcourt shot. The Wildcats were just 6 of 14 from the free throw line after the break. Rebounds: Kentucky 34 (Knox 8), SC 32 (Silva 8). The Wildcats held SC without a field goal from the 13:22 mark until 2:53 left in half.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:55

This was after Virat Kohli scored 153 runs (217 balls, 15 fours) to guide India's first innings. At stumps, De Villiers was batting on 50 while Dean Elgar was on 36. Mohammed Shami (1) edged a Morné Morkel (4/60) delivery to slip, while the latter also accounted for Ishant Sharma (3), caught at short-leg. Quinton de Kock seemed in a hurry to buy ticket for the next movie show.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:40

Leonardo is a player with big potential. Rafael Nadal clearly recognised just how tough his latest Australian Open match was after moving into the third round, and gave his opponent Leonardo Mayer a hearty applause as he left the court.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:36

Ronaldinho will be remembered as one of the greatest. "Of course, we're also arranging something with the Brazil national team as well". "For now we're arranging a programme, a schedule". Ronaldinho , 37, was part of the triumphant Brazil 2002 World Cup squad, won the Champions League in 2006 with Barcelona and won the Balon d'Or in 2005.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:12

And long hours of practice, she said, was the key to her success. "I think she played well in the first set but I gave her one break, so I think it was kind of my mistake", said the fourth seed. The youngest player in either draw will be no pushover, and Svitolina will want to raise a level that against Simiakova - who was brought undone by 56 unforced errors - was middling at best.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:03

Both incidents are part of the newest, and most positive trend you'll find in sports fandom . This time it is the fans of the Cincinnati Bengals who are doing the good deed - donating to the Blake Bortles Foundation to thank the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback for defeating their division rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers , in the playoffs.

by | January 17, 2018 | 11:01

But asked how the Belgian felt about it, Conte replied: "This is not important". Otherwise, we risk to finish 20th in the table. "Every press conference there is always this question about whether I'm anxious about making my players happy.

by | January 17, 2018 | 10:37

Given how ownership has run the team and Jackson can not get out of his own way, no wonder there have been very few options for the job. Heck, the Bears have already officially hired their head coach. Toub is one of the greatest special teams coaches in the history of the NFL. That's probably good news for teams looking at adding Keenum to their roster next year and even better news for Eli Manning who will have someone running the offense who actually knows what the hell he's doing.

by | January 17, 2018 | 09:44

The K-State coach who had chirped about officiating after Saturday's loss left his chagrin in Lawrence and had his players ready to face the nation's No. The second half saw the Wildcats shoot 71.4 percent on three pointers (5-7) and 73.1 percent from the field altogether (19-26). At halftime, KSU brought out students from a wide array of countries and honored them on the court.

by | January 17, 2018 | 09:42

Keenum went undrafted and was picked up by the Houston Texans . A bit of redemption after being part of Jeff Fisher's LA / St. Louis fail. A 17-0 lead had evaporated, and the Saints had both the clock and momentum on their side. But Malcolm playing the seven route to Sanu and Rodney (McLeod's) ability to help him leverage that, that was because he's looking for Julio Jones first.

by | January 17, 2018 | 08:49

Playing in an exhibition against Lietuvos-Rytas-2, LaMelo dropped a game-high 31 points while his older brother scored 29 as their Prienu Vytautas squad won easily, 130-93. It was a blowout victory featuring several highlight-reel plays, including a LaMelo-to-LiAngelo alley-oop. LaVar reacted to the news by pulling his son out of college , pulling his younger son LaMelo Ball out of high school and bringing them overseas to play for a professional team in Lithuania.

by | January 17, 2018 | 08:33

With their top two scorers either struggling or in pain early on, the Tar Heels turned to Johnson, Williams and their other role players to emerge as go-to scorers. 15 Tar Heels and break the Chapel Hill streak? Williams-coached teams are 19-2 against Clemson. For Maye, keeping the home streak against Clemson going was nowhere near as important as some of the other games he's been a part of at UNC.

by | January 17, 2018 | 08:26

The next opportunity is February 11, the same night the Celtics will send Pierce's number to the rafters at TD Garden. Thomas played just two-plus seasons for Boston after he was traded during the 2014-15 season, but his 28.9 points per game average is the second-highest average in Celtics history behind Larry Bird's 1987-88 campaign (29.9).

by | January 17, 2018 | 07:49

Hilinski, a former three-star recruit, was the primary backup to Luke Falk this season at Washington State. Hilinski's best performance was helping WSU come back from 21 points down in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State in triple overtime.