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Andy Murray defies expectations, reaches French Open semifinals

Andy Murray defies expectations, reaches French Open semifinals

The body language of Nishikori, who has never reached the last four of the French, hardly looked promising after that and Murray marched on to his 21st grand slam semi-final. Cilic is still to beat a top five player on clay. Third seed Stan Wawrinka is yet to drop a set and ended France's hopes for another year with a 7-5 7-6 (9/7) 6-2 victory over Gael Monfils .


Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell To Nets In Deal For Brook Lopez

Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell To Nets In Deal For Brook Lopez

Don't get me wrong, I love the idea of drafting a Zach Collins, for example, but Russell is exactly the player the Pistons need-an all-star upside player with great play-making skills at the point guard position. LA could use the two late first-round picks to strengthen its trade package for IN with the goal of bringing Paul George to the Lakers. It is surprising that he has been shipped for Lopez though considering the Lakers are attempting to acquire Paul George from the Indiana ...


A look at all 10 of Rafael Nadal's French Open finals

A look at all 10 of Rafael Nadal's French Open finals

It took the fourth-seeded Nadal just over two hours to win 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, with the Spaniard sealing it on his second match point when Wawrinka sliced a backhand volley into the net. The Spaniard, now a 15-time Grand Slam victor, eased to victory in the French capital to the delight of those in attendance. In his three previous Grand Slam finals, Wawrinka has always found a way to play his best, clubbing those thunderous groundstrokes through the court.



Cristiano Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

But in a later interview with radio station Onda Cero he revealed he had plans to talk to the Portuguese in the coming days. The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup.



Sixers finalize deal with Celtics for No. 1 pick: likely Markelle Fultz

In exchange for the first overall pick, the Celtics receive the third overall pick in this year's draft , and at least one future first-round pick. 1 on Thursday will be there when the team picks at No. 3. Philadelphia will select first for the second straight year. Bryan Colangelo , the 76ers president of basketball operations, played coy about the pick even after swapping the first and third picks with Boston and giving up a future number one pick to get the first choice of ...



Florentino Perez: 'Real Madrid would have liked to have had Lionel Messi'

A year later, moreover, Perez felt the squad wasn't complete, even with the addition of Bale, and made a decision to sign 2014 World Cup stars, James Rodriguez , Toni Kroos and Keylor Navas for a combined £95 million. "Everyone says he's a great player, he's going to be the substitute for Buffon. We are on the right track to have some very good years". "Because Zinedine Zidane did not know him [Navas]".