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Andy Murray through to last eight at French Open

Andy Murray through to last eight at French Open

Paris: Andy Murray racked up his 650th career win to reach the French Open quarter-finals Monday before paying an unscripted, emotional tribute to the victims of the London and Manchester terror attacks. Wawrinka's biggest difficulty was that his lower back locked up on him early against Monfils. "I have experienced this before". "Let's put it this way: It's under control".



It's misery for defending champion Garbine Muguruza

Muguruza briefly left the room after starting to cry when asked about Mladenovic's regular outbursts at key points, but the fourth seed later claimed to be unperturbed by her opponent's behaviour. "Everybody is going to stop bothering me asking me about this tournament, so it's going to be a little bit like, 'Whew, let's keep going'". This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed by a vocal crowd of ...



Halep through to 2nd round at French Open

Nadal broke Frenchman Paire eight times and recovered from a slight second-set wobble when he dropped serve twice in a row to surge into a round two meeting with Dutchman Robin Haase. Lucie Safarova, the 2015 runner-up at the French Open , could not turn around her poor clay-court form and slumped to a first-round exit at Roland Garros.


Thad Matta out as Ohio State basketball coach

Thad Matta out as Ohio State basketball coach

Thad Matta , one of the most successful coaches of the modern era in Big Ten basketball, is officially out at Ohio State. Whoever the Buckeyes hire, it'll mark the third new coach in the Big Ten once play starts in the 2017-18 season, joining Brad Underwood at IL and Archie Miller at Indiana.


Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. He also said that the team selection may have hurt the team and the loss of Mathews may have been central to that. Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. Regardless, de Villiers was forthright about his responsibilities with over rates on match eve.


Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid after transfer ban upheld

Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid after transfer ban upheld

Initially, it sounded like he had started to agree to head to the English side from Atletico Madrid , reversing some earlier comments about his desire not to head to England. This was after a Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation concerning players aged under 18 who played in competitions for Atletico between 2007 and 2014, and Real from 2005 to 2014.