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Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals

Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals

If Pliskova beats Halep, she will have the top spot; Halep must beat Pliskova and win the championship to gain the No. 1 position. Halep could have won the first set easier if she had converted break points in the fifth and ninth game. After that first set we just stuck to what we do best. Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is facing unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on Court Philippe Chatrier.


Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open

An emotional Rafael Nadal described his 10th French Open title as the ideal end to a flawless fortnight after he made history at Roland Garros on Sunday. "It's hard to compare with other tournaments but the nerves and adrenaline I feel, it's like no other place". I just won the most important event of the year for me, so that's the only thing that matters today.



Angel Di Maria handed one-year suspended jail term for tax fraud

The winger has accepted to have defrauded the Spanish government on two occasions. Di Maria admitted to hiding €1.3 million in tax from the Spanish finance ministry over two years, 2012 and 2013. The forward is believed to be unhappy with the level of support he has received from Los Blancos so far and is now considering a summer exit. Manchester United have vowed to stand by their manager after he was accused of defrauding the taxman of €3.3m (£2.9m).


Ex-Jets LB David Harris reaches 2-year deal with Patriots

Ex-Jets LB David Harris reaches 2-year deal with Patriots

The Jets are a team looking toward the future, so parting ways with a linebacker in his mid-30s won't impact their performance in 2017. As a result, many of those players have already found their next National Football League home while linebacker David Harris has become just the latest of that crop to do so.



Watch Confederations Cup 2017 match live online and on TV

But the competition will be back in action tomorrow as Russia , Portugal , New Zealand and Mexico do battle in Group A. The result leaves the two nations with a point each, two points behind host nation, Russia . So based on history and Nika the polar bear, Russian Federation will be expected to get the win, but based on the calibre of players each team possesses, Portugal should get the three points.



Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

Gatland says members of his British & Irish Lions squad are repeatedly being held or pulled back off the ball and has raised the issue with Jaco Peyper, who is due to referee the first Test in Auckland. "The frustrating thing for us is the amount of blocking that's going on, it makes it hard to complete attacking opportunities and situations because there is so much happening off the ball in terms of holding players or subtly holding players", Gatland told British media.