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Dominic Thiem: I Now Feel Like I Belong In The Top 10

In anticipation of breaking her previous record of second round in Roland Garros , Chinese top-ranked girl Zhang Shuai will face Donna Vekic of Croatia in the first round , and next meet the victor between Viktorija Golubic and Aliaksandra Sasnovich, with number eight seed Svetlana Kuznetsova looming ahead in the third round .


Raikkonen takes Monaco pole for Ferrari

Raikkonen takes Monaco pole for Ferrari

It was a bad weekend for Mercedes , with Lewis Hamilton - who is second behind Vettel in the standings - finishing seventh after starting from 13th because of a poor qualifying session. "So with him we're happy - with Lewis, not at all", Lauda told Sky Sports F1 . "I can stop the auto if I like [in the pits] as I am driving it, but we work as a team and if you don't believe what you have been told or how it works it will get very complicated".


French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Makarova even pointed out that she never before had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion). "It can be just better", said Kerber, who will face Russian Ekaterina Makarova , ranked 40th in the world, in the first round in Paris . "She's a No.


Raikkonen won the qualification in Monaco

Raikkonen won the qualification in Monaco

Given the reliability and speed of Ferrari's vehicle, Raikkonen has a good chance of securing a 21st race win and his first since 2013 when he drove for Lotus at the season-opening Australian GP. Hamilton was the biggest casualty of the day, not just Q2, but appeared poised to squeak into the pole shootout with his final lap when Vandoorne clipped the barrier on the right of the final right-left exiting La Piscine and was a passenger from then on.



Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

There were signs of life when he reached the Rome Masters final last weekend where his defeat was soon relegated in significance by his appointment of United States legend Andre Agassi as his new coach. Fantastic backhand, no? He is a risky opponent. The year's second Grand Slam tournament begins on the red clay of Roland Garros on Sunday. Returning to the French capital as a first-time defending champion in 2006, he started his campaign against Robin Soderling .



Manchester United set to reward Jose Mourinho with new five-year deal

Southgate did not rule out entirely a recall for Rooney, who is three years younger than veteran striker Jermain Defoe, who has been retained despite Sunderland's desperate season seeing them relegated. "We only got second balls", he said. "I regret not being able to play this game". It was not like United totally outplayed us and created chance after chance.