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Defending women's champion knocked out in US Open quarterfinals

Defending women's champion knocked out in US Open quarterfinals

It was the first time Sevastova reached the last four, where she will face either 23-time major champion Serena Williams or eighth-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova for a place in the final. US Open: Dominic Thiem trounced Rafael Nadal 6-0 in the first set of the quarter-final. But her serve was the bigger problem today as the third seed was broken five times in the 84-minute match.


Japan hails Osaka, Nishikori's historic run at US Open

Japan hails Osaka, Nishikori's historic run at US Open

The semifinals of the U.S. Open will have a heavy Far East flavor, with Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori both extending their stays in Flushing for at least one more match, becoming the first Japanese man and woman to reach the semifinals of the same Grand Slam.


Liverpool fans won't want to hear Neymar's Premier League prediction

Liverpool fans won't want to hear Neymar's Premier League prediction

With Cardiff boss Neil Warnock vowing to get his players to "rough up" Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey, Unai Emery's side knew they were in for a fight in south Wales. Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian forward Neymar does not believe that Liverpool will not finish inside the top four this season. "We can improve, of course".


Jorginho loving Premier League, but hopes for Serie A return 'one day'

Jorginho loving Premier League, but hopes for Serie A return 'one day'

However, under new manager Maurizio Sarri , Giroud has been limited to a substitute's role while Alvaro Morata has started all four Premier League games. It is also quite hard to explain certain things. He told German outlet Het Nieuwsblad: 'In training, you see that the level at Real Madrid is high, ' said Courtois.


Five-time champion Federer knocked out of US Open by Aussie Millman

Five-time champion Federer knocked out of US Open by Aussie Millman

The 37-year-old five-time champion labored to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years with his challenge sinking in the crushing humidity on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The defeat also ended the former world number one's flawless record of 23 wins - 22 of them on Arthur Ashe Stadium - in night sessions at Flushing Meadows.