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Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza breaks down in postmatch news conference

Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more noise. She also was the runner-up to Williams at Wimbledon in 2015. Mladenovic soldiered on through her persistent back problem and reduced her deficit to one break as Muguruza stuttered in her bid to wrap up the set, but the Spaniard sent the match to a decider by hitting back immediately.

Author: 0 Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. "I drove my butt off but it wasn't meant to be". Jimmie Johnson was in cruise control up front with less than two laps remaining before sputtering out and falling to the 17th position, opening the door for Dillon to clinch his first victory.

Sports Mariners use long ball to slug their way past Rays, 12-4
Author: 0 Mariners use long ball to slug their way past Rays, 12-4

Seattle has now won five of six games and improved to 26-30 on the season. "I guess the only good thing is that we're getting out of here". Evan Longoria has a lingering neck issue, so he was switched from third to designated hitter. "It's just nice to step in the box and feel like you can hit". "I've been just missing the pitches I should be crushing". On a cool afternoon, facing a Tampa Bay lineup that had trouble adjusting to Miranda's running fastball, he gave up four hits: an infield ...

Author: 0 Crosby, Malkin held blank as Penguins lose Game Three in Nashville

Crosby making fun of Subban's bad breath following a game would be unusual, but not outside the realm of trash talking between athletes. "They killed that penalty late in the second and then scored", he said. Not the cleanest game , but another "ugly" win for the home team, and a 2-0 lead for the Penguins headed to Nashville. "I believe we will". "I mean, that's what they're supposed to do".

Author: 0 Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

The result means the USA team will have a point lead against whoever gets to challenge them in a head-to-head match, which will be won by the first team to get to seven points. The holders now have to sit on the sidelines until June 17 when they will defend the cup against one of the challengers. However, it was not to be as Artemis Racing continued to find their form with what proved a relatively routine victory.

Sports 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack
Author: 0 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

The 29-year-old German went down 6-2 6-2 to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova on the Philippe Chatrier Court , in a match which lasted one hour and 22 minutes. Makarova is now ranked 40th in the world, but she has been as high as No. 8 in the past and she reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open in 2014 and the Australian Open in 2015.

Author: 0 French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return

German world number one Kerber, the reigning US Open champion, dropped serve six times on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Russian Federation s Ekaterina Makarova . I just came to open my comeback. For Makarova, she'll wait for the victor of the match between Lesia Tsurenko and Kateryna Kozlova. Kuznetsova ousted American Christina McHale 7-5, 6-4, while Williams posted a 6-5, 7-6 (3) victory over China's Qiang Wang.

Sports 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
Author: 0 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open , Muguruza fell apart down the stretch of what became a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 loss Sunday to the 13th-seeded Mladenovic, who reached the quarterfinals at her home major for the first time.

Sports Kohli hails Yuvraj as India defeat Pakistan
Author: 0 Kohli hails Yuvraj as India defeat Pakistan

Earlier, a dazzling knock by Rohit Sharma helped defending champions India made 319 for the loss of three scalps after losing the toss. When Sharma fell in the 37th over India had 192 on the board and were on for a solid score in a match that was reduced to 48 overs.

Author: 0 Jeremy Maclin to the Bills?

A source with knowledge of the situation told the Huffington Post Sunday that the Bills are in "preliminary talks" with the wide receiver. In what would become his final go-round with the Chiefs, he appeared in 12 regular season games en route to registering 44 receptions for 536 yards and two touchdowns.

Sports Six lessons from the America's Cup qualifiers
Author: 0 Six lessons from the America's Cup qualifiers

But they could not repeat the feat against Oracle Team USA and with a win against Ben Ainslie's British team the US crew finished top of the qualifier table. presented by Louis Vuitton. The New Zealand crew fought back but were unable to get ahead of Jimmy Spithill's team. However, Sir Ben Ainslie once again prevailed in the battle with Dean Barker as the Land Rover BAR boat came out ahead into the fifth leg, maintaining a slender lead.

Author: 0 Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

The team used the first pick in the 2003 NBA Draft to select native Ohioan LeBron James , who averaged 20.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game just out of high school in his debut campaign and was named the league's Rookie of the Year.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Steven Finn replaces injured Chris Woakes for England

England played a Test and one-day global series in Bangladesh past year under extreme security arrangements, after a terror attack in Dhaka 11 months ago. England Lions had won the first match by nine wickets after Finn took 3-54 and Malan scored an unbeaten 125 from 110 balls, including a six and 15 fours.

Author: 0 Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

The 2016 champion told reporters: "I think the crowd today was a little bit tough for me". Chung, who is ranked 67th, had never beaten a top-10 player in six attempts but leveled when play resumed, keeping alive his bid to become the first South Korean to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros .

Author: 0 Zidane team talk was key to victory, says Ronaldo

The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . As well as winning back-to-back Champions Leagues, Madrid also beat Barcelona to La Liga two weeks ago to complete a first league and European Cup double for 59 years.

Sports Alvaro Morata father hints at Old Trafford move
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata father hints at Old Trafford move

GOAL claim that Morata has already agreed personal terms with Milan, who finished sixth in Serie A this season, but there remains some uncertainty around the transfer fee, with Milan keen to pay €60m and Real hoping for closer to €70m. Right now I want to celebrate our Champions League win. I can only tell you what I read in the papers, I know nothing else. He is said to be 100 percent committed to leaving Real ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation as he wants to be playing ...

Author: 0 Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

Where United should be, given its history, prestige, and wealth. "As a father, I am horrified that a night out for so many young people could end so tragically". Other areas that need strengthening are left back, central midfield, and potentially center back. The British newspaper "The Times" already knows who will hunt the scouts of Manchester United .

Author: 0 Benintendi hits 2 HRs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 7-3

He declared himself OK, but ended up allowing a career-high tying four home runs in Boston's 7-5 loss. The latter is a reigning Gold Glove victor who led the majors at any position with 32 defensive runs scored last season. He has not won since May 7. Eduardo Rodriguez said a fall during warmups ahead of his Thursday night start against the Orioles didn't play into his poor performance.

Author: 0 Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

Martin Truex Jr. won the first two Stages but Larson led the most laps in the race (241) and seemed to have the most consistent auto out front. After finishing second to Truex in the opening stage, Larson stayed out during the caution between the first two stages to inherit the lead.

Author: 0 Nadal races into 11th French Open quarter-final

Venus Williams has reached the French Open's fourth round by beating an opponent who is 15 years younger than she is. But things were less straightforward for Novak Djokovic , who needed five sets.Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal has advanced to the last 16 with a straight-sets victory in the third round.

Author: 0 Murray Sets up Del Potro Blockbuster, Kyrgios Stunned

Andy Murray snuffed out the challenge of hard-hitting Martin Klizan to book a blockbuster third-round date with Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open . "I think the surprise of knowing what you are going to have on that special day you give birth is prob the best surprise you can ever have!" Wimbledon runner-up Berdych was rolled 7-5 6-4 6-4 by lanky Russian Karen Khachanov , who now faces John Isner after the USA 21st seed progressed 6-3 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) with 21 aces against ...

Sports Struggling Andy Murray tames power-hitter Martin Klizan in second round
Author: 0 Struggling Andy Murray tames power-hitter Martin Klizan in second round

The Scot dropped a set against the Russian world No 73 before powering on to win 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-0. For an hour against Klizan , Murray's gears refused to mesh. I think I prepared pretty good for this tournament and I think I'm ready to play good. The contest was very much on at one set all, but a moment of inspiration turned things in Murray's favour early in the third.