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Author: 0 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Between the setbacks and the nerves and the inconsistent form, Muguruza is confrontational, a fighter, an aggressor... As the 11th seed, on her least-effective surface, anything more would have been a bonus. "Of course I believed a lot in my possibilities today". No. 4 seed and defending champion Garbine Muguruza , No. 8 and former champ Svetlana Kuznetsova , No.

Sport Centerville teen narrowly misses cut after 3 rounds at national spelling bee
Author: 0 Centerville teen narrowly misses cut after 3 rounds at national spelling bee

Fuller correctly spelled " nyctinasty " on Wednesday morning, and then correctly spelling "tapas" on Wednesday afternoon. "The hard part for me is vocabulary". Meet the youngest-ever National Spelling Bee contestant: She's 6! Most attend public school. If no victor is determined by the judges, a tie breaker will decide who becomes the national champion.

Sport Senators @ Penguins - go on or go home
Author: 0 Senators @ Penguins - go on or go home

So with an O/U count of 3-2-1 in this series there has been little consistency. "I just think that's part of who he is, and that's what we love about him is that he's such a great team guy and he understands the importance of his game to helping this team win".

Sport Butler, Bryant lead Cubs past Marlins 3-1 for 4th straight
Author: 0 Butler, Bryant lead Cubs past Marlins 3-1 for 4th straight

Louis Cardinals . D'backs 10, Padres 2 • Robbie Ray struck out 11 in 6 2/3 innings and Chris Owings hit a three-run homer as Arizona cruised at home. Arrieta (6-4) allowed two hits, his fewest of the season, two runs (one earned), walked three and struck out five. After giving up back-to-back walks, handing the Marlins a 1-0 lead and throwing 34 pitches in the first inning, Arrieta retired 16 hitters in a row and walked off the mound to a standing ovation in the seventh inning from the ...

Sport Holbrook out at USC
Author: 0 Holbrook out at USC

State at USC and now serves on the NCAA Baseball Selection Committee, where he regularly interacts with baseball coaches and ADs. The Gamecocks finished 35-25, losing their final eight series in the Southeastern Conference. "Because it is a lifestyle, it is a family". Still, South Carolina is viewed as a better program than those five thanks to its facilities, fan base and history.

Author: 0 Penguins Halfway Home To The Stanley Cup

On Thursday, the All-Star defenseman channeled Mark Messier, who backed up his own guarantee of a Rangers' win against New Jersey in the 1994 Eastern Conference finals. Pittsburgh's opportunistic play, and extremely bad goaltending from Rinne, turned this game on its head in a very similar way to Game 1 . "There's nothing that can replace Peks", Ellis said.

Author: 0 Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

Wahab Riaz might have to miss the match against India , thanks to his knee injury. Intel , which is the Official Innovation Partner for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , says the new bat sensor, called Speculur BatSense, can be mounted on any cricket bat and will be able to measure back-lift, bat speed, and follow through for every stroke a batsman plays.

Author: 0 Woods talks to officers in video; auto had fresh damage

An arrest report might be available on Tuesday, Jupiter Police spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. The brake lights of Woods' 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG 65 are lit and the right turn signal is blinking. When asked what kind, his answer was redacted from the video tape. On 97.5 FM The Fanatic Philadelphia (h/t TMZ Sports ), Barkley said Woods' "haters " are "in heaven right now because they get a chance to dump on the guy".

Author: 0 Oliseh, Ikpeba Celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup Win, Urge Wenger Stay

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has won the FA Cup for a record seventh time. "It has given a bit of momentum for the club and for the fans to go into next season full of hope and I hope we can have a better year next year". The midfielder, 30, was on the bench before being brought on in the 61st minute as Chelsea lost 2-1 at Wembley. With Laurent Koscielny suspended and Gabriel and Shkodran Mustafi out through injury, Wenger had to field a makeshift back three of Per Mertesacker - ...

Sport Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday
Author: 0 Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday

But she ran out of steam as the 27-year-old Bacsinszky, who had wasted two set points in the first set, chased her across the court and won the next two easily, clinching the match with a ideal drop shot. Rafael Nadal is in the final 8 on the men's side. The fourth-seeded Nadal , a nine-time champion at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped.

Author: 0 No clear timeline for Eden Hazard and fractured ankle

And when asked about a potential move to the Spanish capital, the 26-year-old admitted he'd consider a move should an offer be tabled. Hazard is currently on global duty with Belgium but an ankle injury sustained during training on Sunday means he will now miss Monday's friendly with the Czech Republic and Friday's World Cup qualifier against Estonia .

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. PARIS (AP) - Novak Djokovic's French Open title defense ended with a surprisingly lopsided 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria on Wednesday.

Sport Defending champion Novak Djokovic stunned by Dominic Thiem in French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Defending champion Novak Djokovic stunned by Dominic Thiem in French Open quarterfinals

It was just today it was just unusual how it came about". Regardless of who wins the Coupe de Mousquetaires trophy on Sunday, Thiem's thrilling run on clay this year is already one of the highlights of the tennis season. He will be playing in his 10th semi-final in Paris and has made it having lost just 22 games through five matches. Play has started in the final two women's quarterfinal matches at the French Open .

Author: 0 '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Thiem had lost to the Serb in the semi-finals previous year and took just one game in a straight-sets loss in Rome in May. "Obviously nothing was going my way and everything his way; just (a) pretty bad set". After a tight first set which Thiem took after prevailing 7-5 in the tiebreak, the Austrian cruised to his first win in six meetings with the 12-time major victor.

Author: 0 Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash

Amusing thing about the Penguins blowing a two-game lead to the Predators in Nashville: They have never sounded more confident. The lead didn't last long. Former NBA star and TV commentator Charles Barkley also was on hand, accepting NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's invitation to watch in person. "I think when he's going he plays with that fiery edge a little bit", Wilson said.

Sport America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand capsize in semifinal
Author: 0 America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand capsize in semifinal

It gives their rival New Zealand team a two-nil lead. It's the first to five in a best of nine series with a place in the challengers final on the line. Another two races take place on Tuesday and Ainslie is upbeat his team can bounce back, despite admitting his frustrations at their misfortune on Monday.

Sport Kyle Walker fully focused on England task despite ongoing transfer speculation
Author: 0 Kyle Walker fully focused on England task despite ongoing transfer speculation

But just in case you're still holding out hope, Walker has just spoken publicly about the potential transfer as reported in the Standard , and essentially has refused to deny any of it. We had a tournament with England in Ukraine. We're putting on our England shirts now and I'm sure, whoever gets the nod, the other will be behind him.

Author: 0 New Zealand capsize in America's Cup semi-final against Great Britain

Team New Zealand damaged its wing sail before the day's first race and went back to shore to swap it out. Team NZ still hold a 3-1 lead over the British boat in the best of nine series. The semi-final winners will go head-to-head to decide who gets to challenge holders Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup , starting on June 17. But when the New Zealand crew set off in pursuit, they lost control of their catamaran, immersing its hulls in the water and tipping their towering "wing" sail ...

Sport Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal takes on Aussie might in ICC Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal takes on Aussie might in ICC Champions Trophy

In response, Australia were cruising with David Warner 40 not out and Smith unbeaten on 22 - the former becoming the fastest Australian to score 4,000 one-day worldwide runs before the heavens opened to prevent a sure-fire win. The Black Caps lost their way towards the end of the innings and they would be aiming to rectify that in the game tomorrow. "I think once they get out in the middle, things will just click into place, and yeah, hopefully we can play well in Birmingham".

Sport Lukaku reveals his mind is made up regarding his future
Author: 0 Lukaku reveals his mind is made up regarding his future

It appears, though, that he will look to flourish in a new jersey next season. " My agent knows what's going to happen and I know as well ", Lukaku said . Following the club's decision to pull away from talks with Antoine Griezmann to pursue a more traditional no. 9 instead, United have also entered the fray.

Sport Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors
Author: 0 Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors

Curry recorded his first career postseason triple-double with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists , helping Golden State , which won Game 1 by 22 points, take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (The Nike KD10 "Still KD" colorway is available now for $150 via nike.com .) The All-Star forward dropped 33 points on 13-of-22 shooting, including four of eight shots from 3-point range.

Sport India's 5 biggest wins in Champions Trophy history
Author: 0 India's 5 biggest wins in Champions Trophy history

India went ahead with four seamers purely because they were playing Pakistan. The Men In Blue trounced the Men In Green by 124 runs to record their biggest victory, in terms of runs in the tournament's history. The experienced duo then played their strokes, especially Rohit, who exquisitely punched through the off-side. The stylish batsman was playing in his first worldwide game since October past year, having undergone a thigh surgery in November.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Kiwis opt to bat first against Aussies

Smith was not at all happy with the performance of the bowlers. Williamson completed his century exactly five overs later, smashing Hastings for a boundary before taking a quick single to reach triple figures, his ninth in One-Day Internationals and his first against Australia .