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Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

Quick feet, quick swings, high velocity - that is the way the 20-year-old from Riga goes about her business. Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates her win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Paris.


Cavaliers make NBA Finals history with 49-point first quarter

Cavaliers make NBA Finals history with 49-point first quarter

The Warriors' scored 35 points in the quarter, but their defense remained a problem, ceding another 37 to the Cavaliers , who put up 86 in the first half, leading by 18 at the break, and finished the night with a Finals record 24 made 3s.


No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

The last woman to win her first title at a major was Barbara Jordan at the 1979 Australian Open . Fittingly she thumped a backhand victor past Halep to seal victory, before tossing her distinctive green headband into the crowd with a look of disbelief.



Champions Trophy 2017: Australia 277/9 in 50 overs against England

Australia , whose two previous games against New Zealand and Bangladesh were rained off, scored 277-9 from 50 overs - with Mark Wood and Adil Rashid taking four wickets apiece - and had reduced England to 35-3 in response. Head and Glenn Maxwell managed to get the score up to 239 without further damage, but what followed was an astonishing spell of 5/15 in 26 balls that ripped the heart out of their batting line-up.


NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. LeBron James finished with a triple double, totaling 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Cleveland also set the record for most three-point shots made in an NBA Finals game with 24.


Ostapenko completes French Open fairytale

Ostapenko completes French Open fairytale

She edged a first set in which she hit 21 winners and, although Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3, Ostapenko clinched victory with a forehand into the corner, her 50th victor. "She's much younger than me", said Halep. He lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals, then withdrew from the tournament before the third round a year ago because of an injured left wrist.