by | January 25, 2019 | 17:03

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova and Australia's Ashleigh Barty hug after the match. She will play unseeded American Danielle Collins for a place in Saturday's final. She made a full recovery and returned to the game in 2017. It was a dominant display despite a well-contested second set, with Kvitova hitting 25 winners to Barty's eight.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:02

The 29-year-old also said that the atmosphere in the club has been very good after Solskjaer came in. It's now seven wins on seven matches for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United's manager. In recent years, it's been more of a battle to secure Champions League football, with Man United generally maintaining their dominance during that time , losing just three of their last 16 meetings since humiliating the Gunners 8-2 in 2011.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:00

The Serbian took an akward tumble early in the third set and despite quipping in his on-court interview that he feels "fantastic" and had never been fresher in his life, as he knew next opponent Kei Nishikori would be watching, Djokovic said he was feeling the effects of a battling win.

by | January 25, 2019 | 17:02

Nadal had taken an hour and 46 minutes to wrap up victory on Thursday, while giving away just six games to the 20-year-old Tsitsipas. "I didn't win a match in Melbourne before coming here" this year, Pouille said. "Not to spend too much time on the court". "Trying to stick to the player's game, what the strengths are - Andy and Lucas have very different weapons in their games and weaknesses as well - so trying to work on both to make sure everything improves and always looking for the ...

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:55

The media conference took a unusual turn when a veteran reporter cut in to try and console Tsitsipas with the tale of how Roger Federer was famously bundled out of Wimbledon following his own "changing of the guard" win over American legend Pete Sampras at Wimbledon.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:22

Liverpool climbed from 9th to 7th after generating €513.7m following an impressive season during which they dazzled in the Champions League, where they finished runners-up to Real Madrid . Deloitte's Football Money League 2019 shows that the Premier League is still doing pretty well with Manchester City , Chelsea , Liverpool , Arsenal and Spurs all in the top 10.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:23

Sarfraz Ahmed called Andile Phehlukwayo "Abey Kaley" and asked "where is your mother sitting today" during a match- now he could be in trouble. Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed could be in serious trouble over a remark that bordered on being a racist slur against South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo during the second one-day worldwide between the two teams in Durban on Tuesday, espncricinfo reported .

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:21

Get push notifications with news, features and more. Fourth seed Osaka served her eighth ace then converted her first match point with an overhead victor to seal the win. Osaka has not commented on the commercial. Osaka, who is in the semifinals of the Australian Open following her straight-sets victory over Ukraine's Elina Svitolina Wednesday, is ranked 4th in the world and won her first grand slam title at Flushing Meadows last summer.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:16

Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne made their highest Test scores while Pat Cummins struck with the last ball on day two to put Australia on course for victory over Sri Lanka at the Gabba. Lakmal finished with 5-75 as Australia lost their six wickets for 75 runs to post 323 all out in reply to Sri Lanka's meagre 144 in Brisbane. Injuries to Angelo Mathews and Nuwan Pradeep have removed some experience.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:11

Umpire Shaun George said he had no choice but to take the players from the field under the cricket rule stating "conditions shall be regarded as unsafe if there is actual and foreseeable risk" to player safety. "We didn't have either of those options so we had to sit down for a bit". This saw them chase down a revised target of 156 by eight wickets in 34.5 overs.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:15

But he has roared back to his best, and is a huge favourite to win a third successive Grand Slam title after triumphing at Wimbledon and the US Open. "This has been my most successful grand slam throughout my career, the first one that I won back in 2008.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:10

Gray, 29, will reconnect with his college pitching coach, Derek Johnson; move closer to his Nashville, Tennessee, home; and bring a career 53 percent ground ball rate to the bandbox of Great American Ball Park. Dipoto said in a radio interview with ESPN Seattle 710 that the team plans to keep Long at second base for his primary position, but will also have him see some action at third base and left field to take advantage of his athleticism.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:08

Reaction to the injury poured in quickly across social media, with expressions of support toward Oladipo from the likes of LeBron James and Paul George . "We've got to come together and play inspired basketball, " he said . "It's emotional, but we have to overcome it and play". "We've got to keep going for him".

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:05

Against Collins, who was 0-5 at major tournaments until last week, Kvitova was the more aggressive throughout, mixing big lefty forehands and well-timed pushes forward to the tune of a 30-9 edge in total winners. I will really enjoy the final. The victor will rise to the top of the WTA rankings for the first time; Osaka is now No. 4, Kvitova is No. 6. Osaka has now won 59 straight matches when winning the first set and also trumped Pliskova on the service front.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:06

Ken Hitchcock was hired November 20, 2018, to replace Todd McLellan, but is under contract only for the rest of this season. As recently as yesterday afternoon, prior to the Oilers loss to the Detroit Red Wings , there were strong rumors that Edmonton was interested in trading for Mats Zuccarello .

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:03

Thierry Henry is facing the sack as coach at French Ligue 1 stragglers Monaco 15 weeks into his three-year contract. Monaco have suspended Thierry Henry from his management duties at club as they wait to make a final decision on the Frenchman's future.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:00

Simmons finished fourth in the eyes of fans, third in media voting and fifth based with his peers. The East starters' resumes are less decorated, with Irving (six selections) leading the way and Antetokounmpo, Leonard and Walker making their third All-Star appearances.

by | January 23, 2019 | 23:13

The 5-match ODI series between India and New Zealand is all set to begin at Napier on the 23rd of January. A few hours ago, the team reached New Zealand and needless to say that they received a warm welcome in the country. "We are definitely looking forward to doing the same what we did in Australia , playing good cricket and believing in our abilities and giving our balanced performances every time we step on the field", he said.

by | January 23, 2019 | 22:45

The hierarchy are now refining their search for someone to oversee the technical side in addition to replacing Sven Mislintat , the outgoing head of recruitment. Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has advised Hector Bellerin to enjoy his life away from football while he recovers from knee surgery. Gunners boss Unai Emery admitted after the game that the first signs suggested it was a serious injury but he refused to speculate over how long Bellerin could be sidelined for until scans ...

by | January 23, 2019 | 22:14

The cost of the transfer operation is 75 million euros, plus a further 11 million in variables. However, Barca have won the race, and announced the deal with a video on Twitter. "I do not know if I'll make it known to the public". According to Catalunya Radio and Esport3, as well as Dutch media, De Jong accepted Barça's offer on Tuesday, turning down a bid from Paris Saint-Germain.