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French Open 2017: Women's semifinal to take centrestage today

The Latvian powered her way to a 7-6 (7/4) 3-6 6-3 victory to become as the youngest player to reach a grand slam final since Caroline Wozniacki in NY eight years ago. At the beginning of the third set Halep didn't convert a break point, but in the fourth game she broke and then held her serve to lead 4-1. Even more concerning for Pliskova was that she hit twice as many unforced errors (24) as she did winners (12) in a disappointing opening set.



Barcelona superstar Neymar passed a medical at Real Madrid, claims Florentino Perez

Real Madrid turned down the opportunity to sign goalkeeper David de Gea from Manchester United last summer, club president Florentino Perez said on Tuesday while playing down the possibility of bidding for the Spain global again. "Mbappe has some very good ways and surely he'll become one of the greatest". Arsenal fear they will lose out to Real Madrid in the race to sign wonderkid Kylian Mbappe this summer.



Despite dad drama, Ball's draft stock strong with Lakers watching

The player most often mentioned in trade chatter is Chicago guard Jimmy Butler, who is the subject of trade talks for a second straight year. He never shot better than 41 percent in his first two seasons, and although his assists average increased from 3.3 to 4.8 per game, the almost three turnovers he averaged left doubt that he could effectively run the Lakers .



Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe

Four-time victor of the "Golden ball" from 2011 to 2014, evaded paying taxes through created in 2010 by public organizations. Ronaldo's Portugal team-mate Pepe has been heavily tipped to move to Ligue 1 giants PSG already this summer as the defender prepares to leave Real Madrid this summer.


Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

They also said they signed another related statement for 2013. Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened yesterday when the star striker who reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid was summoned to appear before a judge investigating tax fraud.


Nasscom sees IT export growth slowing to 7-8% in FY18

Nasscom sees IT export growth slowing to 7-8% in FY18

It also expects the industry to see net hiring of 1.3-1.5 lakh during the year. A leading lobby group for India's IT industry on Thursday forecast the sector's export revenues to grow at 7-8 percent for the year to March, around the growth levels seen last year, as the industry faces continued headwinds from the US market.