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Umpire volley detracts from Nadal victory

Nadal equaled Roger Federer's record for most Roland Garros quarterfinal appearances in the Open Era. He will now face either Milos Raonic or Pablo Carreno Busta in the last eight. Nishikori had been two sets up but Chung fought back and was 3-0 up in the fourth when play was called off. " I think the rain helps me a lot, because I was really down in the fourth set and mentally I wasn't ready ", admitted Nishikori.


Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

The World No.1, runner-up to Novak Djokovic in 2016, brushed aside Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka celebrates winning his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France's Gael Monfils in three sets 7-5, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France.


Predators tie series with Game 4 win over Penguins

Predators tie series with Game 4 win over Penguins

After Predators defenceman Yannick Weber kept a clearing attempt inside the Pittsburgh zone, Jarnkrok passed the puck to Austin Watson and then charged towards the net and banged in the rebound to give Nashville a 1-0 lead. Olli Maatta - Pittsburgh's blueline had trouble keeping up with Nashville. With four goals in the first three games of this series, Guentzel has eclipsed Crosby's career total in this round (three in 22 games).


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to snub Liverpool by signing new deal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to snub Liverpool by signing new deal

The England global, whose current deal ends next summer, is thought to have wavered when talks over a new deal began, especially when it became apparent that Liverpool had shown an interest . The England midfielder seems like a logical fit for Jurgen Klopp's side as he proved he can play multiple positions for the Gunners last season, seeing time on the wing, at centre-midfielder and at wing-back.


Curry and Durant Lead Warriors in Game 2

Curry and Durant Lead Warriors in Game 2

Durant has dominated the small forward matchup in the NBA Finals and has been a world of difference from what Barnes was able to give this team past year, totaling more blocks (five) in Game 2 than Barnes had the entire series (four).



Catfish fly despite plea from Predators to stop

Streak stopped: Before Monday, Matt Murray was 9-0 all-time when he started a playoff game after a Pittsburgh loss. They are coming off a strong effort in a 5-1 win in Game 3 on Saturday, but trail 2-1 in the best-of-7 series and will need a similar performance in Game 4 against what is likely to be a recommitted Penguins team.