Kvitova completes emotional winning comeback at French Open

I told her to enjoy playing tennis again, but also to go out there like you want to win the match. "I did not really know what to expect and he can hit really hard with his forehand and backhand". Makarova then raced to a 3-0 lead in the second set. Kerber showed some signs of getting into the match, smacking a cross-court forehand passing victor, leaning forward and yelling as she took a game to get within 3-1.

Monaco GP: Vettel emulates Schumacher, extends lead over Hamilton

Raikkonen was brought in earlier than Vettel by Ferrari , freeing the German to put in a sequence of quick laps in clean air while his teammate toiled with traffic. "I came out ahead of Kimi and I was surprised myself, but I'll take it", Vettel said. Things nearly changed late in the race when on lap 61 of the Grand Prix Jenson Button , in his last race ever, sent 22-year-old Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein airborne and his auto onto its side against the fence at Portier.

Writing off Kohli will mean eating a humble pie: Hussey

It's different for them. "The atmosphere around us is built like life and death, especially for cricketers from the subcontinent". In our heads nothing really changes, it's exactly the same for us. In a World Cup, you still have league games (to get into groove) and may be dominate during the later half, but in Champions Trophy you need to be on top of your game from game one.

Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600

Keselowski was unable to avoid Elliott and slammed in the rear of his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, almost collecting defending Coca-Cola 600 victor Martin Truex the process. Kyle Larson slammed the wall with eight laps remaining in the stage to bring out the caution and bunch the field. Kyle Larson, who entered the race as the points leader, received heavy damage after blowing a right-front tyre on lap 291 and colliding with the wall.

30 is the new 25 in men's tennis right now

Thiem reached the French Open semi-finals a year ago, losing to eventual champion Djokovic . "I changed my mind after Miami ", she said , referring to her new mental state. Bollettieri said he had been very impressed by Rafael Nadal's form of late and had been surprised when he lost to Dominic Thiem in Rome following his title triumphs in Monte Carlo , Barcelona and Madrid .

Older tennis players still hold the court

Older tennis players still hold the court

On the women's side, Serena Williams is out due to her pregnancy, which leads me to say just two words regarding this draw: wide open. Nadal , who retired past year before his third-round match with a wrist injury, has a 72-2 record at the clay-court major and is the only player with nine trophies from one Grand Slam tournament.