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Author: 0 Latvian teen Ostapenko faces Bacsinszky in French Open semi

They will face either 16th-seeded Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah or Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand. Mladenovic slammed her racket into her bag and left the arena as the rain started spitting, and groundsmen hauled the big, orange tarpaulin across the court.

Sports Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2
Author: 0 Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

The over is 8-3 in New York's last 11 Sunday games, and NY is 21-8 in their last 29 games versus a team with a winning record. -Since saying "I'm better than this" after a rough start in Kansas City, Montgomery is 2-1 with a 1.50 ERA in his last four starts.

Sports Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight; Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1
Author: 0 Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight; Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1

The 30,047 fans at Progressive Field divided their attention with Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors that took place across the street. But that may not have been all true. Cubs starter Eddie Butler (3-2) pitched five innings and gave up three runs on six hits in his first outing against his former team.

Author: 0 Sarfraz says no pressure ahead of Pak-India clash

Though the players of both camps have tried their best to keep away from the political views and counter views around the match , the undercurrents are palpable given the cautious replies coming from either camps in the build-up to the game.

Sports Injured Brazil striker Jesus in hospital
Author: 0 Injured Brazil striker Jesus in hospital

Although the forward was optimistic and said he felt well, results showed he had an "orbital fracture" of his left eye. He will continue to be assessed in Australia before flying to Brazil for rehabilitation. Jesus was a constant threat before 95,569 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground but missed Brazil's best chance to clinch an equaliser, striking the post in front of an open goal .

Sports Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup
Author: 0 Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

The Predators are in a 3-2 hole with Game 6 coming up Sunday night in Nashville . "We've still got a lot of work to do there". "When we get it in their hands, they can play fast, and they're really risky that way". It's just hockey, right?Would you rather listen to the same 10 clichés that we usually get in hockey interviews or have a good laugh at a colourful comment? "'Desperate' is a amusing word for me because it gets thrown around our game a lot", Sullivan said.

Author: 0 England rest key trio ahead of Champions Trophy

Seamer Mark Wood bowled a sensational last over for England to beat top-ranked South Africa by two runs and win their one-day global series. Pretorius replaced Wayne Parnell , Maharaj came in for Imran Tahir and Farhaan Behardien was preferred to JP Duminy , who had played in all 23 of South Africa's previous ODIs in a streak that stretched back to February 14 a year ago.

Sports Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans
Author: 0 Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans

And those misses would prove to be costly for Tite's men as the Argentina defence held firm in the remainder of the game to get Sampaoli off to a triumphant start. After pushing in the first half and nearly scoring through Paulo Dybala , Mercado scored late in the first half on an open net after a header off the post from Nicolas Otamendi .

Author: 0 AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

A reporter asked White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer if the president is losing confidence in the attorney general. However, a new report by Politico claims that Sessions had floated the idea of resignation in late May, days before Trump's scheduled global tour of the Middle East, according to a close confidant of the attorney general.

Sports Rafael Nadal blasts Umpire after his historic win
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal blasts Umpire after his historic win

The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four rounds so far, just one more than he lost at the same stage in 2012. Nadal next faces another Spaniard, Pablo Carreno Busta , who finally clinched an epic 4-6 7-6 (7/2) 6-7 (6/8) 6-4 8-6 victory over fifth seed Milos Raonic on his seventh match point.

Author: 0 Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

The veteran has said he wants to be traded. The Penguins now hold a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Justin Schultz beat Rinne just 91 seconds in, Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin followed before the first period horn sounded, continuing Rinne's baffling inability to play effectively in Pittsburgh during the series.

Sports Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP
Author: 0 Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP

Tyler Moore went deep twice for the second multihomer game of his career as Miami set a season-high in runs and collected 18 hits. "We didn't play well at all". After ceding three runs in the first, Pittsburgh left runners in scoring position in five consecutive innings before Mercer and Jaso finally came through, frustrating what was otherwise a solid offensive performance.

Sports Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3
Author: 0 Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3

The Red Sox enter Friday night three games behind the Yankees for first place in the AL East. Meanwhile, the Tigers can score a ton of runs but they have also struggled in terms of giving up too many runs thanks to the inconsistencies of their pitching staff.

Author: 0 US planning lineup changes with short rest for Mexico match

Midway through the qualifying campaign, U.S. occupy the final qualifying berth, sitting just one point above fourth-placed Panama and there are no doubts they will be under pressure when facing leaders Mexico . A win there along with a Honduras defeat and Mexico will essentially have a top four spot locked up and have one foot in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Yet becoming the franchise's all-time leader in points during this Stanley Cup Final (surpassing his boss, Mario Lemieux ) captures only a slice of the brilliance and brawn (yes, really) that pushed Pittsburgh to the verge of a fifth title.

Author: 0 Manchester United reach agreement for Lindelof transfer

Manchester United on Saturday reached an agreement with Benfica for the transfer of 22-year-old Swedish defender Victor Lindelof , the Premier League affiliate announced. Meanwhile, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo have steered United through tough times last season, and the platform they have established can help Lindelof make a smoother transition as he gets ready to play with his new teammates.

Author: 0 Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

Entering the Penguins' series with the Nashville Predators, Music City hero Pekka Rinne might have been the closest thing to a lock for annual playoff MVP honors. The Stanley Cup final has been a roller-coaster ride that way for the series' two starting goaltenders. After combining for zero points in Games 3 and 4, Malkin had a goal and an assist and Kessel a goal and two assists.

Sports Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

Sissons' penalty was one of 14 given to the Predators with 10 handed out to Pittsburgh for a total of 100 penalty minutes. Sissons has two points and a minus-2 rating in the series to give him six goals and 12 points in 21 games in this year's playoffs, his second with Nashville.

Author: 0 Australia put up an improved performance but rain has the final word

With a result only possible after 20 overs, the Australians felt the cruel nature of sport as the rain continued through the night at the Oval with no chance of the players returning to the field. "There was a drinks break at the end of that over which probably didn't help". The New Zealand game was my first game in three months. "And it was nice that we were able to turn things around from the way things went in the first game against New Zealand ".

Sports Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit
Author: 0 Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit

Sharapova had missed out on a wildcard for the ongoing French Open as she continues her comeback from a 15-month doping ban. "I want to thank the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) for their awesome support on my return and providing me with a Birmingham wild card, a tournament which I hope many of you will be able to attend", she wrote.

Author: 0 Lexi Thompson leads LPGA in Canada

Thompson completed her round with a birdie on the last but said consistency had been the key to another solid display. Perrine Delacour (62) of France, the US' Lindy Duncan (65) and South Korea's Chun In-gee (66) were one shot back. She was visibly frustrated with her short game at times and didn't speak with reporters after signing her scorecard. "But I'm playing very well and making some good putts, so hopefully just continue that tomorrow".

Author: 0 Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

Neither Always Dreaming nor Cloud Computing competed in Saturday's running with the Triple Crown out of the picture. The colt had been treated for lameness in his right front hoof earlier in the week. "I was sure that he could handle it". Irish War Cry is the most talented horse in today's field. The Todd Pletcher-trained, one-eyed Patch has Derby-winning jockey John Velazquez onboard after finishing 14th in Kentucky, while Pletcher's best prospect is likely to be Tapwrit , which ...

Author: 0 Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

Sato, the first driver from Japan to win the Indy 500 , held this nation's flag proudly overhead as global media captured the historic feat. The Denver Post tweeted its own apology on Sunday night and indicated that Frei's tweet "does not reflect the standards and value of our organization".