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A quick look at the French Open

Third-seeded Simona Halep eased into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-0, 7-5 win against Daria Kasatkina. Two of them come on Saturday when Andy Murray takes court against Juan Martin Del Potro . "He is one of the smartest guys on the circuit", said Del Potro, who was playing in Paris for the first time in five years due to wrist injuries. "In the matches here I think I've been more switched on".


Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress

Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress

Djokovic , who lost his No. 1 ranking to Murray past year, has hired Agassi as part of his bid to win Roland Garros and become the first man in the Open era to win each of the four Majors at least twice. The first-round match between No. 9-seeded Alexander Zverev and Fernando Verdasco has been suspended because of darkness after the players split the first two sets.


Cavs ignore last year's comeback after 0-2 NBA Finals hole

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after 0-2 NBA Finals hole

The best-of-seven series now shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday. "So it's good to have him back over there". "I think his driving to the rim and his defense got him going and knocking down his three", Durant said. He, too, shrugged off individual glory. "We forced them into 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we've got to be much better". After the game, Green said Kerr's return was a positive for the team but added that he coached them so well through ...


Kane keen to show leadership for England

Kane keen to show leadership for England

Gordon Strachan looked on the brink of losing his job as Scotland manager after a dismal start to the qualifying campaign for Russian Federation 2018 with a 1-1 draw against Lithuania followed by 3-0 defeats by Slovakia and England . "Alan always got the bigger picture of what is important for the team and Harry sees that as well". The Baggies midfielder is part of Gordon Strachan's squad that are desperate to take all three points to give themselves a realistic chance of qualifying for ...


Man City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

Man City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

The 22-year-old Silva said: "I'm now at one of the best teams in the world". The 22-year-old Silva, who began his career at Portuguese giants Benfica before initially moving to Monaco on a season-long loan, will wear the number 22 jersey.



England reaches Champions Trophy Semis

Two years ago, New Zealand thrashed England by eight wickets on home soil at the 2015 World Cup in Wellington. "He's a very good bowler, unique in the fact that he bowls at such good pace off maybe a five to 10m run-up - which you don't see too much around the world", said Williamson.