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by | August 19, 2017 | 12:27

No. 2-seeded Simona Halep led the seeded charge, defeating No. 15 Anastasija Sevastova 6-4, 6-3. "I'm not playing my best tennis, but winning when I'm not playing good is a plus for me", Halep said. Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki also won through but defending champion Karolina Pliskova was halted by rain at the Premier tournament.

by | August 19, 2017 | 12:16

Earlier, Kyrgios defeated Croatia's Ivo Karlovic 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 and Nadal downed compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7-1), 6-2. The big-serving Croatian took the first set when play resumed but Kyrgios fought back via a second-set tiebreaker, showing the OH crowd a preview of his nightclub moves in celebration.

by | August 19, 2017 | 12:15

The Czech defending champion beat Italian qualifier Giorgi 6-3 4-6 6-0 in their third-round match, before defeating world number five Wozniacki of Denmark 6-2 6-4 in a schedule reshuffled after Thursday's rain delays. In the semifinals, Dimitrov will play American John Isner , who defeated countryman Jared Donaldson, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in one hour and 30 minutes. Kyrgios will take on David Ferrer , who ousted 3-seed Dominic Thiem Friday night.

by | August 19, 2017 | 11:26

He's struck out at least two batters in all of them. Or that Boston is making a habit of these late-game dramatics, winning for the 12th time when trailing after six innings. "Any time you can gain ground on somebody that's right there behind you, it's always nice". Here are some other notes from Red Sox-Yankees. The rookie is just the third player under the age of 21 in Red Sox history to homer in back-to-back games, joining Ted Williams and Babe Ruth.

by | August 19, 2017 | 11:29

Reports from James' camp came shortly after, saying the report is false. However, none were as public as the one between Irving and James taking place this very moment. Durant - the 2017 Finals MVP - responded to the suggestion that Cleveland should look to deal their franchise player. "He is Cleveland , he gets to hold the cards".

by | August 19, 2017 | 10:23

Just to hammer home the issues the club now face, they will take on Spurs this weekend without the suspended Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas following the pair's red cards against Burnley . Eden Hazard also returned to light training this week after undergoing ankle surgery in the summer but the Belgium global will not be in contention for Sunday, with Conte insisting his side must show "patience" in his bid to return to full fitness.

by | August 19, 2017 | 09:33

Conte will like his direct, pacy running as he looks to provide more supply to new striker Alvaro Morata - and Arsenal may just feel like cashing in rather than potentially losing their man for nothing next summer, although they will be reluctant to sell to a Premier League competitor.

by | August 19, 2017 | 09:05

However, Segura expressed his confidence that deals for both players will be wrapped up very soon. We need attacking players to compensate for Neymar . 'Nothing to say from our side, ' Klopp said. "I'm not sure. The club have already said what they have to say, so no news". Reports in the Spanish press have suggested Coutinho would be willing to go on strike in order to push through a move to the Nou Camp.

by | August 19, 2017 | 09:02

Rossiter has had a tough time at Rangers himself since joining due to injury, but hopes to kick on and establish himself as a first team player this season. "We are delighted with how we played in both games, it is another trophy and you have to congratulate the players because they have been fantastic", said Zidane.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:31

Sergio Busquets has said it is "clear" that Barcelona need to make more signings following the departure of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. "We didn't lose because of a single piece of play". The Catalans on Monday agreed a 40 million euros ($46.95 million) deal to sign Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho. We need attacking players to compensate for Neymar.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:14

The message was accompanied by a photo of the moment when referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea showed Ronaldo the red card. Just a minute later, Ronaldo received a second yellow card for simulation as he fell into the penalty area after a clash with Samuel Umtiti .

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:37

The forward, who also played for the Brooklyn Nets , Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers , said the decision was a no-brainer. The Celtics selected Pierce with the 10th pick of the 1998 draft. "So it's going to be fantastic to see that happen". Prior to that he has played at Kansas but made a decision to transfer to Nebraska after two years in search of more playing time where White spent just one season with the Cornhuskers where he averaged 16.6 points in 34 games played ...

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:34

The decision comes as a shock as the former Ghanaian global had one of his most successful seasons of his career to date with the La Liga side. Kevin-Prince Boateng is closing in on a move to Eintracht Frankfurt , after being pictured undergoing a medical.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:25

The Catalans reportedly saw a bid of £90m turned down last week after Coutinho submitted a transfer request , but Liverpool's stance has always been that the player is not for sale. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has dismissed claims any move is close to completion after another high-ranking Barca official said a deal was nearly done.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:23

According to reports out of England , Barca are considering alternatives to their shortlisted Coutinho and Dembele, respectively from Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund . We round up the latest Liverpool transfers rumours from around the British and European press on Friday, August 18. He remains suspended as Dortmund prepare for their opening game of the new Bundesliga season at Wolfsburg on Saturday.

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:16

Carli Lloyd, the U.S. World Cup victor and two-time Olympic champion, was the inaugural victor and again makes the list of 10 in contention to be "Best FIFA" woman player. He's even started this season on fire, scoring a brilliant goal against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. The new La Liga season arrives with Madrid finding themselves in much of the same fluent form that Zidane's charges finished last term in.

by | August 19, 2017 | 06:58

Following Taylor's underwhelming 8-of-18 effort, McDermott made something of a vague comment to reporters about assessing quarterback play. "So we need to establish better position". Taylor refused to use Watkins' departure as an excuse. That said, there were good moments. "I take it upon myself to go out there and correct what needs to be corrected", he added.

by | August 19, 2017 | 05:09

Europe took a 2.5-1.5 edge after the morning foursomes, but it was all U.S.A.in the afternoon fourball matches. The English pair fought back from losing the first hole - where Thompson not only drove the par-four green but put it to nine feet - to take a one-up advantage after the fifth.

by | August 19, 2017 | 03:12

The England paceman will be playing an global match with the pink ball Thursday, one of a raft of new challenges facing him and his teammates in their first-ever day-night Test. A new era of Test cricket in England had begun - though perhaps it was a little less revolutionary than widely declared. It´s just a mental thing.

by | August 19, 2017 | 01:12

There have been reports that Coutinho has been causing problems behind the scenes and is supposedly refusing to play for Liverpool again, however, Klopp insists he has no complaints over the player's attitude. But when I asked the medical department how he was doing they say "no complaints". "Hopefully I will continue to create goals and score goals for the team and contribute to the kind of success we're seeking at the club", he said in a statement.

by | August 19, 2017 | 01:10

Liverpool could tempt Spurs by offering the club the same figure they receive for Coutinho . Magee said on Sky Sports News on Thursday morning: "We'll start with the future of Philippe Coutinho and his proposed move from Liverpool to Barcelona ".

by | August 19, 2017 | 00:56

As Yankees legend and all-time great shortstop Derek Jeter gets set to take over the Miami Marlins in a major ownership role , his life will never been the same away from the diamond. The delivery, sources within the NY press corps tell me, was "classy". I hope they'll be honest like their father. "We'll want them to learn to help others, and to care for others, and to give back to the world", she wrote.

by | August 19, 2017 | 00:23

Debuchy has made just 23 appearances for Arsenal since joining in 2014 after dealing with multiple injury problems, and he only mustered nine outings for Bordeaux in a season-long loan spell past year. The Brazilian joined the North London club from Villarreal in January 2015 for around £15m. "We would like to thank Gabriel for his contribution to the club and to wish him well for his return to LaLiga with Valencia ", an official Arsenal statement read.

by | August 18, 2017 | 23:48

Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will all leave for free next summer if new deals are not made, seeing Arsenal write off at least £200 million worth of business. This game will not be easy for Arsenal since Stoke are a decent team and the Gunners will not be in North London . Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote is a proud fan of the club, and rumours have circulated before that he'd be keen on buying the team.

by | August 18, 2017 | 22:46

While the new policy in Team India is that of giving "job security" to the players in case of an injury, an exception was made in the case of the Mumbai batsman as India wanted to try out Hardik Pandya in Tests. You have to go from ball one. Pandey is part of India's 15-man squad for the five-match One-day global series against Sri Lanka starting on Sunday, but is unlikely that he will get a chance.