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by | January 21, 2019 | 07:54

Don't cry". Later Williams said: 'As she was walking towards the net, I could tell she was quite upset. She is bidding for an eighth trophy at the Australian Open and record-tying 24th Grand Slam title in all . She'll carry an 8-1 career head-to-head advantage over Halep into Monday; their last match came back in 2016. In the victory, Serena won 85 percent of her first serve points and 5- percent of her second serve points.

by | January 21, 2019 | 05:35

But once more Palace came back, and on 65 minutes Luka Milivojevic's corner was headed home by the unmarked Tomkins at the far post. Salah's 50th Premier League goal then came thanks to a woeful piece of goalkeeping by Julian Speroni and, after James Milner's red card, Sadio Mane gave the Reds breathing space before Max Meyer's injury-time consolation.

by | January 20, 2019 | 22:53

But to the credit of Huddersfield caretaker coach Mark Hudson , he implored his team to keep on trying to attack despite being three goals down. If that was a wake-up call to his players as they chase Liverpool and prepare for a Champions League showdown with Schalke and an FA Cup fourth-round tie against Burnley and, surely, a Carabao Cup final, it would be a stretch to say Guardiola is alarmed.

by | January 20, 2019 | 22:00

However, contract negotiations broke down and he has now agreed a three-year-contract at the club which finished tenth in the league last season. "I don't like the thought of goodbye and I won't say goodbye to anyone here". I've always had a good experience here. "Sometimes you separate in a bad way but I don't feel it in a bad way", Dembele continued. Dembele will be confident that a move to the CSL will not dent his chances of continuing to play for his country, after seeing countrymen ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 21:53

From 1-1 in the second set, she lost nine consecutive games in a sudden slump after winning the first set. Although Sharapova managed to pull it back to 4-3, the local player would not be denied and took the decider 6-4 to set up a quarter-final against No.

by | January 20, 2019 | 21:10

But the 31-year-old knuckled down and did not make any major mistakes. Overnight leader Phil Mickelson found his putting touch late in the day and birdied four of his last five holes on the Nicklaus Tournament Course to add a four-under 68 to his impressive first round 60 at La Quinta and lead in the clubhouse on 16-under par.

by | January 20, 2019 | 19:37

Instead, the 31-year-old is set to put the finishing touches on his move to Chelsea , as he prepares to join on an initial loan deal with an option to extend by a further year. Olivier Giroud and Atletico Madrid-bound Alvaro Morata have scored a paltry six league goals between them this season, with Eden Hazard leading the way with 10.

by | January 20, 2019 | 19:29

We haven't tried him out but he is definitely an option. The Northampton Saints hooker , who was England co-captain during the autumn series, has not played since December 21 and the 32-year-old will miss the Tests away to Ireland and at home to France .

by | January 20, 2019 | 19:18

Simona Halep wins her 2nd round match... Halep did dig deep though to pull out the match win. The French Open champion said in her post match interview that she injured herself during the second set. She started her year in Auckland where she won the doubles title with Eugenie Bouchard . That match was followed in Rod Laver Arena by No. 1 Novak Djokovic's 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of the 2008 final at Melbourne Park .

by | January 20, 2019 | 18:37

That's right. No Tom Brady or Sony Michel knee injury. Of course, a good team can overcome that for one afternoon, and Belichick and Brady will try to confuse the Chiefs by spreading the ball around multi-talented running backs Sony Michel and James White , slippery wide receiver Julian Edelman , and tight end Rob Gronkowski .

by | January 20, 2019 | 18:07

The youngest player in the draw said she wouldn't mind being a teenage Grand Slam victor like one of the players she most looks up to, Maria Sharapova . Anisimova, the youngest competitor in the draw, will play the victor of Petra Kvitova and Belinda Bencic in the fourth round. American fifth seed Sloane Stephens outlasted 31st seed Petra Martic of Croatia in a battle of attrition at Melbourne Park.

by | January 20, 2019 | 15:59

That ending probably wasn't what Dana White had in mind when he added Hardy to the UFC's program. "I found this decision to be incredibly tone-deaf, to put it mildly", Helwani explained on ESPN . All eyes were on this bout after Ostovich was almost forced off the card due to an alleged assault at the hands of her husband. Ostovich was coming off a third-round submission loss at the hands of Montana De La Rosa at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale and was hoping to get back in the win column ...

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:57

Tsitsipas's fearless and energetic approach unsettled Federer, seemingly putting doubt in the former world number one's mind on the key points. For three consecutive service games, Tsitsipas was put under severe examination in lengthy battles which the Greek eventually came through unscathed.

by | January 20, 2019 | 14:13

It couldn't have been clearer from Sarri, or more withering. After the match the Italian told the media: "I'm extremely angry, very angry indeed". "I am extremely angry because this defeat was down to our mentality". Lacazette got on the end of Hector Bellerin's cross and went past Pedro Rodriguez and Marcos Alonso before netting in the 14th minute. "( Arsenal ) were clinical and we weren't strong enough in defence.

by | January 20, 2019 | 13:43

Modric guided Croatia to their first ever final appearance at the FIFA World Cup, winning the tournament's Golden Ball himself. In contention for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year are Winter Olympic medalists Yuzuru Hanyu , Mark McMorris , Bibian Mentel-Spee and Lindsey Vonn , while Paralympic gold medalists Henrieta Farkasova , Brian McKeever and Oksana Masters are nominated for the Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability .

by | January 20, 2019 | 13:40

The chair umpire chose to ignore the shot-clock breaches for much of the match, until a violation was finally dished out in the third set - much to the delight of the Rod Laver Arena crowd. Sharapova - who has only reached one Slam quarter-final since coming back from her time away from the sport - was defiant about her chances of adding another major title to her collection in future despite her latest setback.

by | January 20, 2019 | 12:30

He will next play 20th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov , who beat Thomas Fabbiano, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4, earlier Friday. Rampant Rafael Nadal continued to scatter Australian Open rivals Sunday, barrelling past former world No 4 Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) to tear into the quarter-finals.

by | January 20, 2019 | 12:14

Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Williams made short work of 18-year-old Yastremska, dropping just three games to win 6-2, 6-1 and cruise into the round of 16, but the nature of the defeat against her childhood " idol " in Melbourne reduced the youngster to tears upon the match's conclusion.

by | January 20, 2019 | 10:55

She is up Against Sharapova who has displayed impeccable form in the tournament so far. There was an old school feel about her match against Wozniacki, in contrast to the glimpse of the future offered by the 6-3, 6-2 victory of 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova over Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, who are both being tipped as future world No 1s.

by | January 20, 2019 | 10:54

Harden dropped 58 points in the 145-142 overtime loss to the Nets , making it back-to-back games with at least 55 points after giving the Memphis Grizzlies 57 points on Wednesday. The Rockets couldn't overcome an injury report longer than a receipt from CVS despite another monster performance from James Harden . "That's big-time for a young group".

by | January 20, 2019 | 09:02

If I want to go again I would need to have to have a big operation, which there are no guarantees I will be able to come back from anyway. "I have covered six football World Cup finals and four Olympic Games but Andy's win over Djokovic that day is the most nerve-wracking occasion I can recall", he said.

by | January 20, 2019 | 09:00

Both players served above 70% and nearly nothing could separate them on the first or second serve, with Muguruza winning just three points more in the end. There were only a few hundred fans in the seats at Margaret Court Arena, which has a seating capacity of 7,500. "Genie has been to the finals of Wimbledon", Williams said.

by | January 20, 2019 | 07:26

There was a basketball in his locker, however. Josh Jackson of the Suns was ejected after his second technical foul of the game. On Thursday, Phoenix actually drew six more personal fouls than Toronto (27-21) and shot 11 more free throws (36-25).

by | January 20, 2019 | 05:57

For Barty, she now awaits the victor of Friday's heavyweight clash between Maria Sharapova and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki . Whoever she is to face next will prove a real test, Wozniacki the victor 12 months ago and Sharapova in real form having found her rhythm early on.

by | January 20, 2019 | 05:40

Curtis Luck is the best of the Australians after the 22-year-old's opening round of 64. Mickelson said he would have to stay aggressive on the weekend. "I came in with very low expectations, because I haven't had a lot of time to practice and prepare and I felt like all areas were okay, but you never really know until you get out and you play and compete.