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by | June 29, 2017 | 15:31

Zverev grabbed a better start into the second set yet the German was unable to break through Federer's faultless service despite one break chance in the opening game. Federer served great, placing the first serves nicely, and he played against only 1 break point. Speaking at the post-match presentation, Federer said: "It's been a hard year - we had a lot of practice, a lot of training, a lot of rehab to do, so it's nice to be back on the match courts and it feels great".

by | June 28, 2017 | 03:27

She reportedly misunderstood her instructor's poor English, court papers said. In fact, the misunderstanding would have been avoided had the instructor used the phrase “Dont Jump” which is the correct protocol in such circumstances, said the written ruling which rejected an appeal by the company that organized the jump.

by | June 28, 2017 | 03:30

The young Milwaukee star drafted from the University of Virginia averaged 10.2 points, 4.2 assists, and 2.8 rebounds per game, as he appeared in 75 games for the Bucks this past season. Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics claimed the NBA Cares Community Assist Award while the legendary Bill Russell claimed the NBA Lifetime Achievement Award.

by | June 28, 2017 | 03:26

Murray, who had been scheduled to face Frenchman Lucas Pouille , could still play in a further game at the Aspall Tennis Classic on Friday. "I imagine when he starts to get a bit older and his level drops off a bit, we might have a go in the doubles one day".

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:00

But Medvedev, 21, is emerging as a potential star and, just a week after beating Kokkinakis at 's-Hertogenbosch, the world number 60 was on top again as he cruised to a quarter-final meeting with Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov . "In these last two, three months, I've been feeling great on the court and I would say consistency-wise maybe it's the best ever for me". "I played great, I felt good from the start", said Federer .

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:41

The Lakers also aren't anxious about attaching themselves to LaVar Ball , the voluble family patriarch with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons, one $495 pair of sneakers at a time. "The right people are in charge". The Lakers added Lonzo Ball out of UCLA , Kyle Kuzma out of Utah, Josh Hart from Villanova and Thomas Bryant from Indiana.

by | June 23, 2017 | 03:30

Danny Ferry resigned in 2010 and Chris Grant was sacked in 2014, paving the way for Griffin . George would be an upgrade for the defensive side of the ball by providing length and toughness, and would give the Cavaliers another elite scoring option on offense to compliment LeBron James and Kyrie Irving .

by | June 17, 2017 | 08:15

Curry and the Warriors did visit the White House the last time they won the championship, in 2015, but that was to visit the former president, Barack Obama . In his lone season with the team, Durant said it's the selflessness that stands out to him. "All the tactics that he used to get elected are the very things that someone like me, who works with youth on a consistent basis, are the things that we try to talk our young folks out of being".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:00

Fleury was in net for nine of the 16 victories the Penguins needed to win the Cup before Murray returned from injury to replace Fleury after a shaky third-round game against Ottawa and was in net for Pittsburgh's final seven playoff wins.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:34

United made the Real Madrid striker their No.1 priority this summer after missing out on Antoine Griezmann. The Red Devils had a €60 million bid for the attacker rejected last week, with Jose Mourinho's side said to be planning a new offer.

by | June 13, 2017 | 10:28

At this point in time the officer was "not listening" and Castile was shot five times in the chest without being told to stop, Paulsen said. Gray agreed that the officer did not say the gun was black in his initial statements, but Gray made clear that the reason was because Yanez "had just been traumatized".

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:55

Scott called legislators back to town to enact a new budget for public schools and to set aside money for his top priorities. Lawmakers also approved a plan to carry out a November constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana before adjourning the three-day session.

by | June 09, 2017 | 09:04

Turning back to his team's choice of Land Rover BAR, Burling explained that, "We believe with the forecasts over the coming week that it represents our best chance of progressing through". The result means the US team supported by Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison will have a point lead against whoever gets to challenge them in head-to-head match, which will be won by the first team to get to seven points.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:06

The Reds had been willing to pay £50m for Van Dijk - a world-record fee for a defender. In May 2016, he signed another six-year contract that sees his current deal run till the summer of 2022. The 25-year-old Netherlands worldwide is fast emerging as one of the Premier League's most in-demand players in the 2017 summer transfer after his commanding performances in the Southampton side.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:59

Chad Johnson told ESPN he was scrolling Twitter before he went to bed Monday and saw House's situation. " Chad told ESPN, "[Mike] was closer , so he swung up to the airport and picked him up, and I met him on Highway 29 so my brother and I could keep each other awake".

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:42

He added: "I felt [I was] playing so good for the two hours and a half, and I was enjoying the match. I have been playing great, great points during the whole first set", said Del Potro . Fernando Verdasco of Spain defeated 22nd-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 and will face the victor of the match between eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan and Hyeon Chung of South Korea.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:41

Mladenovic broke down in tears during her post-match speech to the crowd, telling her supporters: "The courage and the force you give me is just unimaginable. "It's going to sound weird but I'm actually happy that this stage of the year is done because I wanted to go as far as possible", she said. His opponent in the last eight will be either No.

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:59

Rahal, driving the No. 15 SoldierStrong / TurnsforTroops.com Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, scorched around the 14-turn, 2.35-mile circuit in 1 minute, 13.9681 seconds (114.374 mph). He finished fourth in Dual one in 2016, third in Dual two in 2015 and second in Dual one in 2014. "Then we got that yellow at the right time right after our (Lap 25 pit) stop".

by | June 04, 2017 | 05:59

But even for Watson, it all started with Dufner's bad day. He opened with a 66-67 two years ago before fading on the weekend. Dufner started the process previous year and has refined it throughout this season. "There's a big challenge on this golf course, I think it gets a little tougher, generally speaking, on the weekend". More than his solid round was the collapse by Dufner.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:04

Venus Williams has reached the French Open's fourth round by beating an opponent who is 15 years younger than she is. The second seed, now joint third on the all-time list for most wins at Roland Garros with 58, broke the Argentine to go 3-1 up in the first set.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:04

The latter has signed his half of the deal . The 40-year-old Mayweather last fought in September 2015 with a close win over Andre Berto. The UFC held trials for the upcoming season in Las Vegas as a host of the best 125lb fighters in the world (including former boxing world champion Ana Julaton and former Invicta FC champion Barb Honchak) showcased their skills in a bid to win a spot on the show.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:01

Mata is bullish about United's prospects against Ajax but there is also an acknowledgment that a second successive season without Champions League football, and another debilitating campaign in the Europa League , would make a concerted title push harder next term.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:09

Williams will next face either Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands or Elise Mertens of Belgium. However the American suffered a first round loss to Britain's Aljaz Bedene on Monday night (NZ time) and will turn his attention to the doubles with Venus.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:06

Those assumptions might be premature, however. His speed is his best attribute, and he has proven that he can play on the biggest stages as he scored 39 points in the NCAA Tournament against Ball and UCLA . With their fourth top three pick in a row, Philadelphia can start to gel together the image of a formidable team. The Suns will make selections at number four and number 32 with their own picks.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:00

He is survived by Nadal, who won a crushing 79 percent of points on serve, including 85 percent of second serve points, and intends to dine on world No. You know, I want to play the kind of tennis that's consistent and aggressive, inspired. The only thing that I can say is I watched the video, and it was a little bit uncomfortable for the girl.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:31

The 26-year-old Konta started well dominating the first set 6-1 in just 26 minutes claiming her opponents serve in the second and sixth games to look totally in control. Winning a big title just before coming here gave me a lot of confidence and I look forward to my next match, ” Svitolina said courtside. In the second round Svitolina will face Tsvetana Pironkova , who defeated Mona Barthel 6-0 6-4.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:55

One talented player can have a huge impact on their team. He's been present at practice and recently traveled with the team at the end of the Warriors' sweep against the Spurs. "So I didn't ever believe I could be Mike". The so-called " luxury tax " can be exceeded, but most teams are leery about doing it. "So maybe there's just not an understanding of what you're watching.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:54

He continued, "So I think that helped shape my game". His impact was greater than the numbers, and it showed in his plus-43 in just 28 minutes. "It's never talked about (in the) National Football League, who's the greatest quarterback".

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:01

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has hinted that he could leave Borussia Dortmund after the DFB Pokal final against Eintracht Frankfurt , saying: "I'll make a decision next week". Aubameyang, 27, the Bundesliga's top scorer , has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian in recent weeks.

by | May 27, 2017 | 09:03

The story lines are plenty, including a few fresh ones, such as acting Golden State coach Mike Brown going against the team he coached not once but twice. Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39. He finished the game with 23, but the Celtics never came close to mounting a rally.