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Tough rough: US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

Tough rough: US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

Henrik Stenson has labelled the U.S. Open golf's hardest major and is braced for an Erin Hills course he feels is likely to have been "tricked up" by the United States Golf Association. The previous six Major tournaments have all seen a first-time victor crowned with Jason Day (2015 PGA), Danny Willett (2016 Masters), Dustin Johnson (2016 US Open ), Henrik Stenson (2016 Open Championship), Jimmy Walker (2016 PGA) and Sergio Garcia (2017 Masters) all breaking their Major ducks.



Dennis Rodman thanks potcoin for his latest trip to North Korea

Mr Trump has been somewhat ambivalent on North Korea , describing the North's leader Kim Jong Un as a "madman with nuclear weapons", but also on one occasion as "a pretty smart cookie". In a video posted to his Twitter feed, Rodman said he hopes to bridge a connection between Kim - with whom the Hall of Famer has hung out during previous visits - and Trump - whom Rodman got to know during the 2009 and 2013 seasons of Trump's reality TV show, " Celebrity Apprentice ".


Ideal 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Ideal 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

For me it's about getting back to winning ways where I left off in Miami and then I'm sure that a lot of the guys are going to start playing their best now in the second half of the season. Despite being up against the undisputed king of clay, Wawrinka came into the final full of confidence after beating top-ranked Andy Murray in the previous round.


Garbine Muguruza breaks down in postmatch news conference

Garbine Muguruza breaks down in postmatch news conference

Williams' chances of adding a first French Open title to her collection of seven grand slams faded after the 36-year-old was beaten 5-7 6-2 6-1 by Bascinszky. Fourth seed Muguruza, though, kept up her side of the bargain with a dogged performance on the main showcourt. Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time.