The 31-year-old looked to have found his rhythm when he eased 4-1 clear in the second, but Bautista Agut battled back and saved three set points before taking a tie-break. Djokovic took the first set, a slugfest of deuces which lasted nearly an hour, with a solitary break of serve. Djokovic won the next two sets in a manner akin to the dominance he enjoyed prior to an elbow injury and loss of motivation, which took a huge toll on his form.
Keys, the US Open runner-up previous year, will face either Czech 26th seed Barbora Strycova or Yulia Putintseva , the 98th-ranked Kazakh, for a place in the semi-finals. Keys had always struggled on clay before this year, but has now reached the last eight at all four Grand Slams after impressively cruising through the draw without dropping a set.
Griezmann was one of the stars of that competition, and with 20 goals in 53 caps for Les Bleus is expected to be one of their leaders in Russian Federation. The France worldwide continued his good form on Friday night, converting a penalty against Italy . It was just a rehearsal for a similar move after the break, when the Barcelona forward curled another shot into the top corner.
The play happened with about four minutes remaining in the quarter while Golden State held an 81-73 lead over the Cavaliers. "You can't be anxious about that". Thompson also took exception to a question about feeling "helpless" when having to guard Curry, who set an NBA Finals record with nine three-pointers in the win.
Sharapova is seeded for the first time at a Grand Slam since her suspension following her confession and is playing her first French Open since 2015 after being refused a wildcard by tournament organisers a year ago. "I just feel like it's only going to do better". "Right now I can't actually serve so it's kind of hard to play". In 2015, one reporter questioned why she wasn't smiling after winning a match .
Alexander Zverev's finally secured his first win over a top-50 player at a Grand Slam in dramatic fashion, as he was taken to five sets for the second match in a row. Former world number one Djokovic will face Italian surprise package Marco Cecchinato in his 40th major quarter-final. Djokovic , seeded 20 after struggling to find his best form since returning from an elbow injury, will take on Fernando Verdasco for a last-eight place after the Spaniard knocked out fourth seed Grigor ...
Head coach Joachim Löw has chose to leave the winger out of the squad despite enjoying a breakout season in Manchester as Man City swept to the Premier League title. Leroy has a huge talent. "He will be back again from Sept", Low said. " Julian Brandt had some good games at the Confederations Cup and was also very good in training, it was close".
Juventus have been recently linked with an interest in the striker, but it has been claimed that Inter are facing the serious threat of losing Icardi to the Premier League this summer. Asked if he wanted Conte to stay, Cahill added: "Listen, he's been good for me". He tells me how things have gone, then there are some things which are done that don't depend on us.
Woods played the last five holes of the front nine in 5 under, starting with his second eagle of the week. Byeong Hun An played bogey-free for a 69 and was two shots behind, while Justin Rose dropped two shots over the last three holes for a 69 and was four back.
She lost the opening five games but there was no sign of panic and her game eventually clicked into gear. "We have had many on-court coaching moments, and now I can say I have learned how to come out from a bad feeling on court", she said.
James shot 19 for 32 to go with eight assists and eight rebounds in the opener of his eighth straight NBA Finals and ninth overall, as well as Cavs-Warriors Take IV. LeBron James' 51 finals-high points still weren't enough to get Cleveland over the line in a game that didn't get the finish it deserved. Long tom artist Stephen Curry became the first player to have been awarded the MVP unanimously in 2015 and despite the Warriors loss in 2016, took the honor back-to-back.
With football fever breaking out across the country, no space is immune - not even prisons, where Rojas has been visiting and overseeing tournaments between inmates wearing the jerseys of the 32 nations participating in the Russia World Cup .
The Chelsea defender, who was in and out of the Blues' team during the 2017/18 season, rose highest to meet a Kieran Trippier cross, heading into the top right corner to reward England's bright start. Gary Cahill and Harry Kane put England ahead after findng the net in the seven and 35 minutes of the first half. "The most important thing I do over the next six weeks is protect the players and [make sure] they respect each other and they understand how important it is that we support ...
In the victory, Sharapova won 62 percent of her first serve points and 51 percent of her second serve points. Still, it was an intriguing contest. The sixth-seed had few take away on the day, if any, tallying one ace and four doublefaults from her hour on Chatrier.
Bollywood actor and film- maker Arbaaz Khan had arrived in Thane today (Saturday, May 2) for recording his statement before the police in connection with an alleged IPL racket, an official said . Are more big names involved? Jalan met the person to know about the investigation into the IPL case. An officer said that on going through diaries that Jalan kept, they had found records of several people who had placed large bets.
With Nigeria putting the pressure on in the second half, this may not have been absolutely the ideal evening for him but there is no question the 32-year-old has put himself back in the frame for a starting spot in Russian Federation. The Manchester City man is earmarked for a key role and the shame for England's roving No 10 was that he marred an otherwise encouraging performance with his diving, which earned him a yellow card, and shooting, spurning the chances to score just a third ...
Fabio Fognini beat Kyle Edmund 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, while Maximilian Marterer won 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 against Jurgen Zopp. But the 36-year-old's serve remains a formidable weapon, helping her take the first set after a tie-break. "I definitely feel like it is an opportunity for me to inspire a whole different group of wonderful women and kids". "Then Serena came out". But when Serena slammed a crosscourt forehand victor into an open court to break back in the next game, the roar that rocked ...
Nigeria have been drawn in Group D alongside Argentina, who they beat 4-2 in a friendly in November, Croatia and Iceland at Russian Federation 2018. The 22-year-old forward scored twice in the Super Eagles' qualification campaign for the tournament and looked set to figure in the plans of head coach Salisu Yusuf.
Son of celebrated Bollywood writer Salim Khan , Arbaaz is the younger brother of superstar Salman Khan and film-maker Sohail Khan. The bookie used an advanced software to run the ring which includes top corporate executives, as per Times Now TV reports.
A fundraising one for all the devastation caused in the cricketing venues in the Caribbean Islands. The World X1 won the toss and sent the West Indies in to bat with the Caribbean side getting to 199-4 off their 20 overs. In the Hurricane Relief T-20 Challenge, West Indies set a victory target of 200 runs for ICC World XI . "There won't be any half-measures on my behalf, whether in a captain capacity or as a player, and I think I speak for the rest of the team when I say we're going ...
Despite quitting Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in a £200million deal last summer, Neymar has consistently been linked with his next move. Nothing can stop me from doing so. That will come with time. Neymar has not played a match since the injury but hopes to be on the pitch again in Brazil's friendly against Croatia on June 3 in Liverpool .
If I don't think that we can keep winning then it's time. "It would've been easy to force the exit, but the players made a pact for the Scudetto and I chose to accept the decision. Real finished three points ahead of Barcelona as they won their first league title since 2012 before crushing Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final to become the first side to win the competition in its current format in back-to-back seasons.
The entire night had been his. And you knew when overtime arrived, it was going to be the Golden State Warriors' game. His moves had put Kevin Durant on his heels and Kevon Looney on his back. This was an all-time great performance against an all-time great opponent. James , playing in his eighth successive finals, claimed his best play-off points haul - the highest since Michael Jordan scored 55 in 1993.
James: No, they asked me if I talked to JR about it. "He thought it was over". "He thought it was over, he thought we were up one", Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed in his postgame press conference. "This game is over and done with". George Hill went to the free throw line with 4.7 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and the Cavs trailing 107-106.
Regardless, we're in for a treat when game two rolls around. Things got a little tense when Cleveland cut a 28-point deficit to 14 entering the fourth quarter. LeBron James drives into the paint against Al Horford . That's one reason the Cavaliers are not panicking as they prepare for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 15 in Boston .
Throughout the season, the Golden State Warriors have developed a habit of blowing teams away in the third quarter of games by going on insane runs. from the Los Angeles Lakers . After the game, Draymond Green called Smith out for his mistake. "We can enjoy one without tearing down one", the retired five-time National Basketball Association champion tweeted.
This comes following the news that Roman Abramovich had lost his visa and subsequently has no right to live and work in the UK. Chelsea said: "No further pre-construction design and planning work will occur. Chelsea's new stadium plans had been given the go-ahead by Hammersmith and Fulham Council as well as Sadiq Khan , Mayor of London, but had run into a number of difficulties surrounding the proposed build and associated costs.
Nadal will be looking forward to taking on old junior rival Gasquet, having beaten the Frenchman 15 times from as many meetings in the pro ranks. Serena can win despite not playing her best. Then, out of nowhere, it was as if a switch had flipped. So how much more hard is it for a mother than a father to play top level tennis? "No matter what, that's my priority", Williams said after her 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 win over Pliskova.
Cristiano Ronaldo last season for the sixth time in a row became the best scorer of the Champions League and became the only five-time victor of the tournament. Los Blancos attacker Gareth Bale is reportedly anxious if he would adapt to Jose Mourinho's style of play at Manchester United. The Porto keeper said there is nothing worst that seeing a fellow goalkeeper suffer an "earth, please swallow me" moment but added that it is an occupational hazard that goes with the job - something ...
In the two and a half years he has managed the club, the Frenchman has overseen an unprecedented era of sustained success. "The delegation of the national team was briefed on the recovery programme for the player, who is walking well and aims to join the squad in the World Cup , as well as the determination of the great player to catch up with his team-mates".
While the Cavaliers will have one of the greatest basketball players of all time for them, LeBron James , in the series the odds are stacked against them. The 25-year-old has made just over $6 million over his three-year National Football League career, so he'll need to borrow some money if he's going to follow through.
Irving's agent, Jeff Wechsler, told ESPN that the star guard wanted to watch the game but wasn't allowed to fly due to surgery. But, he suffered a gruesome leg injury in Boston's 2017-18 opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers and missed the rest of the season.
Come Game 7, Paul still wasn't cleared to play. The Warriors sure could use his presence against King James, who is making an eighth straight Finals appearance. "I can't wait until it all starts and just have fun doing it". The Warriors got the better of the injury-depleted Cavs in the 2015 Finals, winning that series, 4-2.
The accounts posted from April 2016 to last week and criticized players like Jahlil Okafor and Markelle Fultz , coach Brett Brown and executives such as Sam Hinkie . "If true, though, that would be really bad". The Sixers had at least 20 impostor accounts shut down this season with people pretending to be Colangelo, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the probe is not over.
If all of those things happen, the Cleveland Cavaliers might just have a shot at winning this thing. "Teams have had their opportunities to beat the Cavs over the last four years and teams have had opportunities to beat the Warriors over the last four years", James said.
The Capitals and Golden Knights will meet in game two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. Game two of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final will go tonight. "I know what the rule is and all that". NBC says Game 5 of the Western Conference Final against the Jets was second, at 17.9. Melrose said he was surprised they were this good this fast during the regular season, but that regular season performance meant this playoff run hasn't shocked him.
Pakistan's Mohammad Abbas, right celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Stuart Broad, caught behind left who walks from the pitch during the fourth day of play of the first test cricket match between England and Pakistan at Lord's cricket ground in London , Sunday, May 27, 2018 .
He looks pretty smart now. And with that, the Rockets head home to Houston with a 95-92 victory to tie the WCF series at 2-2. Though the pressure to perform is heightened for Harden and Paul, Rockets players and D'Antoni agree that they can't get it done without plenty of help from Houston's supporting cast.
Moreover, given Gareth Bale's situation as well, if United do decide to invest in a forward, they could go for the Welshman rather than Ronaldo. Bale dropped a bomb after his match winning performance in the Champions League final at the weekend when he insisted that he needs to be playing every week next season.
The team is investigating the report's claims. These allegations are serious. "We will report the results of that investigation as soon as it is concluded". The tweets also raised the question of whether Colangelo used the anonymous accounts to divulge team strategy and details about players' medical conditions.