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Kvitova makes winning return at French Open after knife attack

Five months after suffering career-threatening injuries when she was stabbed by an intruder in her home, Kvitova looked sharp and eager in a 6-3 6-2 triumph over Julia Boserup . Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open , but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary on Sunday.


Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

With only four winners and 12 unforced errors in the first set. Kvitova needed only one hour and 13 minutes to move into the second round, where she'll face either Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina . She may be the US Open champion but the crown of being the world's best player is not sitting well with her. The hand is still not flawless but crucially for the 15th seed she remains pain free.


French Open draw: Nadal-Djokovic Will Meet at Semi?

French Open draw: Nadal-Djokovic Will Meet at Semi?

We look at the best shots from Day 2 at Roland Garros - and the Marcel Granollers' effort is worth waiting for. Nine-time Roland Garros victor Rafael Nadal will start this year's French Open as the favourite to add yet another title―and a substantial bit of prize money―to his resume.



Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline

Despite not being on the sidelines during the games, Kerr has been able to be a part of the team. Yes, this is a team featuring Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Kevin Durant and Draymond Green , a roster full of so much firepower that the Warriors are heavy favorites heading into the NBA Finals against as stiff an opponent as LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers .


Chelsea star confirms he will sign contract extension

Chelsea star confirms he will sign contract extension

The Belgium worldwide has been linked with a move to the Bernabeu over the past year by a number of Spanish outlets including Marca and AS, but has appeared to play down those links. We tried our best but it wasn't to be. At the start of every season they tell us the rules and now the hands were not where they should be. Cahill also said Sanchez should have been penalised for handball, adding: "If he touches the ball with his hands in a natural position down by his side, I'd understand that ...


Brewers' Braun (calf) headed to 10-day DL

Brewers' Braun (calf) headed to 10-day DL

Milwaukee Brewers' Manny Pina is helped off the field after being hit in the arm from a pitch by Arizona Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray during the second inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Milwaukee . Like the last time Braun landed on the shelf, it looks like the Brewers will try to get by with only two true outfielders - Keon Broxton and Domingo Santana - on the roster for the time being, using the likes of Eric Thames , Hernan Perez , Eric Sogard and Nick Franklin ...