by | June 06, 2018 | 01:47

But Nadal was in no mood for a marathon and he bagged the first set on serve before putting Gasquet to the sword again at the beginning of the second and third sets, making sure there was no hope of a comeback amongst the Frenchman's supporters.

by | June 05, 2018 | 23:50

Although they did that, not stunning the National Basketball Association world and taking a 1-0 series lead Thursday may be one thing that they will always regret. He's played in all 100 postseason games they've played since 2013, setting the franchise-record for playoff games played during this stretch. "But that shouldn't give us any comfort.

by | June 05, 2018 | 21:43

The 25-year-old, whose full name is Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos , has joined the club from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk for a fee believed to be £52 million. Fred came on as a second-half substitute in Sunday's 2-0 friendly win over Croatia at Anfield but remained coy when asked about United's interest.

by | June 05, 2018 | 15:36

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo , on the other hand, have failed to lift the trophy even once, with the Argentine falling at the final hurdle in Brazil in 2014, losing to Germany in the final. Coach Fernando Santos too wants his star man to enjoy his rest period before getting down to business in the World Cup, where Portugal have been drawn alongside Spain, Morocco and Iran.

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:32

With Unai Emery coming becoming the new manager of Arsenal , this could be seen as a statement of intent should he be able to complete the deal for the tough midfielder. The fact he is available on a free transfer is also attractive to Arsenal given they are understood to have a transfer budget of just £50m this summer after spending heavily in the last two transfer windows.

by | June 05, 2018 | 14:27

The game against Costa Rica at Elland Road will be the last match before the squad fly out to Russian Federation, providing Southgate with an opportunity to make any final tactical tweaks and take a look at some other players who did not feature in the 2-1 win over Nigeria .

by | June 05, 2018 | 12:35

Australia's Smith, who shot a third round 74, is alone in second at eight-under 208. Relief: Ariya Jutanugarn holds the US Open trophy after defeating Kim Hyo-joo in a playoff at Shoal Creek on Sunday. "I'm just trying to play my game, follow my strategy and try to hit fairways and greens and I think there can be a few good scores but not many". "He just kind of set me straight".

by | June 05, 2018 | 03:33

Not for the first time this tournament, No. 2 seed Zverev looked at danger of falling but thundered back to triumph 4-6, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. "This definitely paid off, the hours in the gym every day ..." But while Dzumhur - who has never been beyond the third round of a major - may have felt the nerves, the 21-year-old German played some big points at crucial moments - in a match one suspects he would have lost in recent times.

by | June 04, 2018 | 23:16

The Serbian, champion at Roland Garros in 2016, wasn't broken by the Spanish veteran in a resounding 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory. Earlier in the day, German second seed Alexander Zverev claimed his third successive comeback win at the French Open to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday, edging Russian Karen Khachanov in five sets.

by | June 04, 2018 | 22:04

Nigeria's kits for the 2018 World Cup has been voted the best out of the 32 teams that will participate in the tournament. The kit has caused shockwaves in the footballing world, with its traditional emerald shirt colour filtered with white, all arranged in a collage of mini chevrons.

by | June 04, 2018 | 18:59

Van Gundy spent four seasons as coach, and he was also in charge of basketball operations. The 65-year old has been Michigan's head coach since the 2007-08 season and is UM's all-time leader in wins. Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard also named as a candidate; will reportedly interview for head-coaching job. The Pistons seem vulnerable to a coach making that kind of demand for personnel control right now, though, without a general manager in place.

by | June 04, 2018 | 17:18

Sane, who scored 10 goals and provided 15 assists in 28 games during the season, was one of four players discarded by Germany along with Bernd Leno, Jonathan Tah and Nils Petersen. And Citizens team-mate Kyle Walker has also given his view, backing the 22-year-old up in true 21st-century style. There is also an argument that Sane suffers from being unable to play as many different roles as Brandt.

by | June 04, 2018 | 16:57

News broke this morning that Antoine Griezmann's supposedly safe and sealed deal to Barcelona had fallen through, with the French global deciding to stay loyal to Atletico Madrid and the manager who made him a world-class star; Diego Simeone.

by | June 04, 2018 | 15:45

The France global, who scored the opening goal in his country's 3-1 victory over Italy on Friday, joined Barcelona from Lyon in 2016. Umtiti has been a success since joining from Lyon for £21.2m (€25m) in 2016 , forming a formidable partnership with Gerard Pique at the heart of Barca's defence.

by | June 04, 2018 | 14:10

Roberto Martinez's side trudged off at full time to the sound of whistles from their own supporters, with the former Everton and Wigan Athletic manager set to name his final 23-man squad within the next 24 hours. Newcastle United goalkeeper Matz Sels, Lazio defender Jordan Lukaku, Watford's Christian Kabasele and Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke were the men to be cut from the initial 28-man selection.

by | June 04, 2018 | 13:07

Nigeria's hurt may be enhanced given Alli's success as a growing footballer, signing for Spurs in 2015, and eventually earning his first England senior cap against Estonia in October 2016. Mikel who skippered the Eagles against England on Saturday said he was impressed by what he saw of Southgate's men's performance. "It is to be expected but at the same time it would be nice if it was positive", Cahill said of the stories regarding England players leading into a big tournament.

by | June 04, 2018 | 11:35

As a result, it's become unclear as to whether Liverpool will be able to secure any deal with Fekir before the World Cup kicks off in Russian Federation. Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are noted as other interested parties, but Fekir's agent recently said there had been no contact with the German club.

by | June 04, 2018 | 08:29

It did, however, leave the game tied 107-107 and take it into overtime. The Warriors may have a harder time getting easy shots in the paint should Thompson play with more focus and determination. George Hill has pitched in with 12 points, but Kevin Love is 2 for 10. The most valuable play of the Warriors' Game 1 win was not made by Steph Curry , Kevin Durant or Klay Thompson .

by | June 04, 2018 | 06:28

The Warriors claimed the Game 1 in an overtime for a 124-114 win last Thursday night, thanks to a combined 79 points from Hamptons Five members Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson . Team officials are going ahead as if Iguodala were unavailable for the remainder of the home stand. "This is something different". The stuff that comes out of it, you lose a game and everyone talks about it on TV the next day.

by | June 03, 2018 | 14:07

West Indies bowled World XI out for 127 winning the match by 72 runs. World XI's batting will revolve around Tamim Iqbal , Luke Ronchi, and Dinesh Karthik, while in the allrounders' department, they enjoy services of Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera , apart from the skipper himself.

by | June 03, 2018 | 13:00

The remainder of the Top 10 in action easily advanced on Wednesday as No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki rolled Spanish qualifier Georgina García Perez 6-1, 6-0, No. The German had to toil hard to advance into the next round with Lajovic taking the game to five sets. Among the women, 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza , seeded three, overcame the spirited challenge of French wildcard entrant Fiona Ferro 6-4, 6-3 in 96 minutes; sixth seed Karolina Pliskova put out country woman Lucie Safarova 3-6, 6-4, ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 12:46

The Cavaliers were in position to steal Game 1 off the back of James' sparkling 51-point performance, before a brain fade from Cavs guard J.R. Smith allowed the Warriors to take the game into overtime before eventually running out 10-point winners.

by | June 03, 2018 | 10:46

He insisted the team that started the 2-1 victory over Nigeria may not necessarily be the one that lines up in Volgograd "but it won't be too far away". That needs to change, ' Wright said on ITV . "The first half we felt comfortable, moved the ball quickly and dominated but a lack of concentration early in the second half let us down".

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:28

Sharapova spent a large chunk of her book discussing Williams and recalled a time where she caught the 36-year-old crying after losing the final of Wimbledon back in 2004. Sharapova has won nine of her last 11 matches on clay court. Garcia channeled the fire from everything she was going through into her French Open campaign and ended up reaching the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career.

by | June 03, 2018 | 06:42

The Thane Police's Anti-Extortion Cell had busted the racket on May 15 with the arrest of four people in Mumbai , including Sonu Jalan , who is believed to be one of the top bookies of the country, officials have said . Jalan was arrested by the police on Tuesday. The AEC also seized a land-holding machine - a device used to place bets on on-going matches - from Jalan's house in Malad.