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2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

Croatian qualifier Petra Martic stunned 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova, another dark horse for the title, while Veronica Cepede Royg made the fourth round for the first time. "It's still going. I'd like to just continue to rise". Carreno Busta reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 8-6 win over Canada's Milos Raonic, last year's Wimbledon runner-up.



Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

After producing sub-par displays in Real's 2014 and 2016 Champions League final wins against Atletico Madrid, this was a far more inspired showing from Ronaldo and he was quick to pay tribute to boss Zinedine Zidane for resting him nine times during the season to keep him fresh for the run-in.


Andy Murray: 'Overcoming Juan Martin del Potro was tough'

Andy Murray: 'Overcoming Juan Martin del Potro was tough'

Play was suspended at 1705 local time (1505 GMT) and then cancelled for the day two hours later. Murray must wait to discover who he will face in the last 16 as John Isner and Karen Khachanov had only played a set when the rain arrived in Paris on Saturday and the Scot is not looking beyond the next round.


Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

After the pre-game festivities worked the crowd into a proper frenzy, Jake Guentzel opened the scoring for Pittsburgh with yet another goal, deflating the building just a bit. It's not like it's easy to beat them, and even the best in the world get contained from time to time. By the time the Predators mascot, Gnash, was rappelling down from the rafters just before puck drop, the seventh man was plenty ready for the biggest hockey game in the city's history.



Champions Trophy 2017: De Villiers Praises Tahir, Tharanga Banned

The opening partnership lasted for 44 runs in 12.1 overs before left-hander de Kock edged a delivery from medium pacer Nuwan Pradeep to wicket-keeper Dickwella. The entertainment came to an end when Dickwella slashed Morne Morkel's second ball to third man, ending the 69-run stand in the ninth over. It was a vital victory for the Proteas although not a ideal one and they will be looking for more consistency from the seam attack as they get ready to take on Pakistan in Birmingham on Wednesday.



Warriors' Stephen Curry could be difference in National Basketball Association final

Cavs forward LeBron James lays it in against the Warriors. It can be boiled down to six words - Kevin Durant is now a Warrior. The Warriors were the ones who popularized it over the last few seasons, employing it to spring Curry and Thompson for wide open jumpers either at the top of the key or rotating it to create shots on the wings.Curry and Durant are arguably the two best scorers in the National Basketball Association, but they offset each other in regular-season MVP discussions and ...