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Author: 0 Andy Murray posts a reminder of his toughness in Paris

Even if I won the first set 6-0, I knew the second one was going to be tougher. From painful defeats del Potro has not managed to move on the Argentine gradually wilted, and Murray each game added and won a legitimate victory. It was hard to know whether it was cause or effect, but Murray was broadly more calm than he has been for months, and spared his support box some of his more splenetic behaviour.

Sports Paul Simpson out to make history with Three Lions
Author: 0 Paul Simpson out to make history with Three Lions

The main England Under 20s reached the World Cup final following a comeback win against Italy in South Korea at 2pm United Kingdom time . Former Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook is on the verge of another worldwide medal after captaining England to the final of the Under-20 World Cup.

Sports Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence
Author: 0 Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence

I'm gutted to lose my belt here'. This was his first defeat in his 37th professional fight as has won the rest, with 25 KOs. And despite both being known more as boxers than punchers, the majority of the fight was contested at close range with a series of highly technical combinations and power shots.

Author: 0 Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

It's so hard to do. "That's previous year and I don't even know the feeling anymore", LeBron James said. "That's the important lesson, not any historical benchmarks or anything like that". Forget about the Warriors. Golden State held an identical series lead in 2016 when the championship series shifted to Cleveland but split the two games there and then went on to become the first team to lose an NBA Finals after building a 3-1 advantage.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Focus: Playing Smart To Avoid Warriors Spurts

Some will undoubtedly say that Cleveland's home cooking will cure the drama deficiency, that a few generous whistles in a partisan atmosphere will allow for the tide to turn Wednesday during Game 3. A 13-0 getaway in Game 1 and the 13-2 response by the Warriors that James previously mentioned in Game 2 took the wind out of the sails. The Warriors are proving to be a much better up-tempo team than the Cavs.

Sports Nadal wants time out from referees over slow play
Author: 0 Nadal wants time out from referees over slow play

Carreno Busta failed to win a single game on his own serve, but broke Nadal twice to lose the opening set 6-2. Her best French Open showing was in 2002, when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. "You are a very good tennis player, but not so good at match points", a journalist joked with him after his narrow win over Milos Raonic in the fourth round that required seven match points before he sealed the deal.

Author: 0 New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

He struck up a good partnership with Ross Taylor and scored 87 crucial runs. England will finish group winners whatever the outcome of their final match against Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday - when a win over their Ashes rivals, for the second time in successive editions of this tournament, is very likely to eliminate their oldest adversaries.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard facing spell on the sidelines after fracturing ankle

On Chelsea's campaign, he added: "We had a great season with (manager Antonio) Conte ". Hazard picked up the injury in training with Belgium in Tubize on Sunday. I think I can stay at Chelsea for many years. I still have a contract for three years. "I always try to be close to him because I know it makes it hard for defenders when there is two of you, or even three when Pedro or Willian are there as well".

Sports Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Author: 0 Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

He got the surprise start in the Penguins' first playoff game when Murray was injured in warmups. Despite the fact they've carried play for large portions of this series - not allowing a single shot on goal for a 37-minute stretch in Game 1 - the Predators fell behind 2-0 in the series, after the Penguins were able to score eight goals combined against Rinne in Games 1 and 2.

Author: 0 Dillon earns 1st win at Coca-Cola 600

I don't know. We ran our own race. Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. "Couple more would've been nice", Truex said with a laugh. "I love it", Dillon said in January. We did what we needed to do and it wasn't - it wasn't the right game. LARSON'S TOUGH WEEK: Kyle Larson's 10-day stay in Charlotte was filled with disappointment.

Sports Michy Batshuayi won't accept another season on Chelsea bench
Author: 0 Michy Batshuayi won't accept another season on Chelsea bench

And now the 23-year-old has spoken openly regarding his immediate future, maintaining that he can not spend another season as a bit-part player. He has been linked with a clutch of clubs, who are aware he is unhappy at his fringe status at Chelsea , with Newcastle United, West Ham, Monaco, Sevilla , and former club Marseille, all alive to his situation.

Author: 0 Girl Soccer Player Mistaken For Boy Gets Team Disqualified From Tournament

The team, which is mostly comprised of 11-year-olds, initially added Mili to their roster due to her unbelievable talent. This past weekend she helped lead her club team, Omaha's Azzuri Cachorros , to the Springfield Soccer Club girls tournament final, but her team ended up getting disqualified.

Sports Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

Although Muguruza's first-strike tennis proved too much for the 36-year-old Italian as she beat her 6-2, 6-4, the Spaniard was full of admiration afterwards. "And in the third set when I had him on the ropes, I played very bad games on my serve". The match , which was briefly interrupted by rain, lasted 1 hour, 14 minutes before Kvitova sealed it when Boserup hit the ball into the net.

Author: 0 Wallace to become first black driver in Cup race since 2006

He circled the mile track one more time and took the checkered flag under caution. "I've never taken my guard down from the Gibbs drivers", seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson said. About two seconds behind him sat 41-year-old Jimmie Johnson , who already had 82. Keselowski also crashed in Lap 143 of the season opening-race at Daytona in February.

Sports NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner
Author: 0 NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

Barnes drove to the rim 1.5 times per game during the 2016 National Basketball Association playoffs, where he scored just 1.08 points per possession. One, you're in Cleveland right now, that franchise before previous year had never won in the history of the National Basketball Association.

Sports Prince Harry visit not dampened by bad weather
Author: 0 Prince Harry visit not dampened by bad weather

Britain's Prince Harry launched the countdown to the 2018 Invictus Games today in Sydney, marking 500 days until the event's opening ceremony. Meghan Markle accompanies Prince Harry to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception Barack Obama makes a princely pit stop at the Palace Harry, 32, appeared to immediately recognize Dunne and embraced her.

Sports Eriksen Tempted by Barcelona Move
Author: 0 Eriksen Tempted by Barcelona Move

Barcelona are monitoring Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen - but he is not a priority. Tottenham ace Christian Eriksen has given supporters cause for concern after he refused to rule out the possibility of a move to Barcelona. "I still have a contract with Tottenham a few more years", Eriksen is quoted as saying in Scandinavian publication Ekstra Bladet , as reported by The Independent .

Sports Van Dijk sets heart on Liverpool move
Author: 0 Van Dijk sets heart on Liverpool move

Liverpool finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last season to secure a return to the Champions League football. Having now convinced Van Dijk to choose Liverpool must convince Southampton to sell their key defender.

Sports Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury
Author: 0 Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury

Pitta suffered a dislocated and fractured right hip in training camp in 2013, and didn't return until week 14 of that year. His most recent and troubling diagnosis has led to questions about whether he will retire after spending his entire seven-year career in Baltimore.

Sports Beltre out of Rangers' lineup again after spraining ankle
Author: 0 Beltre out of Rangers' lineup again after spraining ankle

In his 88 starts in the big leagues, Jacob deGrom had never put together two bad starts in a row. In Tuesday's game, Andrus went 1-for-5, while Mazara lit it up with four hits, a homer and two RBI. "I just look at it as any other start". While the Mets' hitters gave deGrom four early runs to work with, they failed to break the game open against ex-Met Dillon Gee despite numerous chances.

Sports Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event
Author: 0 Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event

It was dubbed " Hourglass Appreciation Night ", and it has been scrapped after the Utah baseball team behind the idea took on some enormous flack. The Ogden Raptors , a low-level affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers in Utah, recently unveiled plans for " Hourglass Appreciation Night", to supposedly poke fun at the fact that baseball is a sport without a clock.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant's Menacing Defense Leads The Way For Warriors

After the first two games of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors' victory has become such a foregone conclusion that they're being compared with the greatest teams of all time - and would be favored against the 72-10 Chicago Bulls team - and Charles Barkley went on NBC's Stanley Cup Finals broadcast to bash this year's NBA playoffs .