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Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday

Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday

The Swedish legend has clear ideas about the Spanish derby between Pablo Carreno Busta and Rafael Nadal . I think the last two matches he played, especially the one against Albert Ramos, made him earn confidence. The 30-year-old Monfils won 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 4-3 to set up a last-16 meeting with third seed Stan Wawrinka. In his opener, Nadal got a taste of the French crowd against Benoit Paire, a capable talent when he is focused.


I was ashamed over Miami behaviour, says Halep

I was ashamed over Miami behaviour, says Halep

The women's semifinals feature four players seeking a first Grand Slam title, and the No. 1 ranking is up for grabs, too. But, yeah, it was quite expected and such a big event. Now it's close , but it's far, because I'm playing against one of the best girls on clay. "Coming into this tournament, there were a few people who told me, "you have to be in the final to be number one".



Kapugedera ruled out of Champions Trophy

Lanka, on the other hand, slumped to a 96-run defeat at the hands of top-ranked ODI team South Africa in their first group encounter at the Oval. "We are happy to walk in as the underdogs". We have addressed in the past as well, but it cropped up again. While Mathews is aware he is in charge of a largely inexperienced group still finding their way on the global stage, he expects them to rise to the challenge sooner rather than later.



Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

Sharpshooter Kyle Korver is just 1 of 6 on 3s, backup point guard Deron Williams is scoreless in 33 minutes and Richard Jefferson, two weeks shy of his 37th birthday, is the only reserve contributing more than expected. Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball on offense against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Even as they lost their grip on a six-point lead in the final three minutes.



Will Cavs try to change the pace to slow down Warriors?

This was the Cleveland's game until they collapsed and Durant came to life. But that means little to Golden State's players, who with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers .



Australia gears up for State of Origin series

Tedesco took three defenders over with him to score, while Fifita scooped up a dropped pass near the Queensland try-line to score and Jarryd Hayne powered over for the killer try on the hour. Nate Myles suffered an elbow injury but looks vulnerable, as does centre Justin O'Neill, a defensive centre that managed to miss eight tackles. The next match is at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on June 21, before the final game back in Brisbane on July 12.