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Maria Sharapova not granted wildcard for the French Open

Maria Sharapova not granted wildcard for the French Open

Maria Sharapova has not been handed a wild card into this year's French Open, tournament organisers have announced on Facebook. But that wasnt good enough to make the cut even for the qualifying field at Roland Garros, so she will miss the tournament for a second straight year.


NBA Point Guards, Beware: The Injuries Are Piling Up

NBA Point Guards, Beware: The Injuries Are Piling Up

Dejounte Murray , 20, and Dewayne Dedmon , 27, helped carry Tony off the court, according to ESPN . The San Antonio Spurs suffered a major injury blow with Tony Parker going down with a leg injury during his team's second round playoff game against Houston on Wednesday.



Giants to unveil Barry Bonds Wall of Fame plaque

The 52-year-old Bonds notably spent the final 15 of his 22 big league seasons as a member of the Giants between 1993 and 2007. But this is about more than numbers, it's about the divisiveness of Bonds and baseball's inability to sort out the legacies of players from the steroid era.


Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round

Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round

I know that I have to play at my highest level, perhaps similar to today or even better", ATO official website quoted Nadal as saying. I won a couple rounds and lost to Rafa. The Madrid Open started their rivalry, with the Spanish crowd witnessing an engrossing semi-final in 2009 lasting over four hours which Nadal won after saving three match points.


Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee

Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee

Sunday afternoon, and on Mother's Day. The retired New York Yankees shortstop made an appearance at Yankee Stadium Sunday evening with his expectant wife Hannah Davis Jeter as his famous jersey number - 2 - was retired, to honor his storied career with the team.


No French Open Wildcard for Maria Sharapova

No French Open Wildcard for Maria Sharapova

Johan Eliasch, the chairman and chief executive of Head, believes that the French Tennis Federation (FFT) made the right call not to hand Sharapova a spot in the draw. Sharapova did not comment on Tuesday's announcement. The French star added: "She's been taking this drug for 10 years and it's a serious drug". She was given wild cards at Stuttgart and Madrid before the Italian Open this week.