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Wimbledon 2018: Top seed Simona Halep beaten in third round

Wimbledon 2018: Top seed Simona Halep beaten in third round

That has become a familiar refrain for prominent women at Wimbledon. "OK, now I feel more relaxed", Hsieh said of her mindset before that final serve, which Halep returned into the net. After three lengthy multi-deuce games to begin the final set, all breaks, the World No.1 appeared to assert her authority with a pair of statement holds that moved her ahead, 5-2.


Kim in control with record-tying total

Kim in control with record-tying total

But now she's surpassed the player she idolized for so long, in the process also setting the LPGA 72-hole record at 257. "After the Founders Cup, I got new goals", Kim said. "In a word, phenomenal", Kirk said of Kim's performance. "I used to watch Annika on television and it was my dream to play on the LPGA with her". During the final round, Kim showed outstanding accuracy with her iron shots, with a Greens in Regulation percentage of 94.4.


Federer knocked out of Wimbledon after epic match against Anderson

Federer knocked out of Wimbledon after epic match against Anderson

It was Federer's earliest departure from Wimbledon since his shock second-round defeat against Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013. Anderson will take on the victor of the quarter-final clash between former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and ninth-ranked John Isner .


Rafa Benitez gives his verdict on England's World Cup hopes

Rafa Benitez gives his verdict on England's World Cup hopes

The Croats needed extra-time and penalties for the second successive knockout game, beating Russian Federation last time, so it wouldn't be a surprise to see them tire at some point in this game. It is a special feeling and a privilege". That has also translated into huge support back home in football-mad England . "We are looking to keep breaking those barriers down".


Gareth Southgate defends Raheem Sterling ahead of…

Gareth Southgate defends Raheem Sterling ahead of…

The 23-year-old has scored just twice in 42 appearances for England - against modest Lithuania and Estonia - a record that stands in sharp contrast to his increasingly prolific strike rate at club level. Still, he misses simple balls, and he has to be more aggressive in these kinds of things", Guardiola had acknowledged that Sterling is still a work-in-progress but the Manchester City boss had also reflected upon the tenets of his game which Southgate has managed to harness successfully.


England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way

England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way

There are concerns that fatigue could be a factor for Zlatko Dalic's side, given they were forced to come through 120 minutes and penalties against both the hosts and Denmark in the last two rounds. Croatia looked a little vulnerable in the second half against Denmark and then conceded a set-piece against Russian Federation. Henderson is expected to recover from a muscle complaint in time to start, and that could be crucial for England.