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Halep relishing final challenge

Halep relishing final challenge

Pliskova was more focused in the second set, forcing Halep to hit a backhand wide to break for 4-2, then holding for 5-2 after saving three break points and eventually sealed the second set. To compare French Open finalist Jelena Ostapenko's preferred tennis style to ballroom dancing, just conjure up an image of the quickstep and speed it up by a factor of 10.



Nadal targets 10th #RG17 title against Wawrinka

The Swiss 2015 champion hit a staggering 87 winners as he avenged last year's semifinal defeat by the world number one to set up a final against nine-times champion Rafa Nadal or rising Austrian talent Dominic Thiem . But Andy is always there, does odd things with drop shots, and makes it very hard for you. But the Spaniard came straight back at Thiem who hit an unforced error of his own before saving two more break points en route to consolidating for 2-1.


England thrash NZ by 87 runs; enter semifinals

England thrash NZ by 87 runs; enter semifinals

In reply, New Zealand struggled to overcome the first over loss of Luke Ronchi for a golden duck and, although Kane Williamson struck an assured 87, his teammates were slowly picked off by England's impressive attack. If Australia lose to England on Saturday, the victor of this game will qualify for the semi-finals. Buttler, known for playing shots in a 360-degree arc, hasn't been in prime form this year, evidenced by the fact that he had composed just 145 runs in 10 matches before ...


Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

This was all bad from the start for the Warriors . Later that year we saw "the greatest" NBA Finals with the Cavs comeback from 3-1. His best season was 2010, when he led the National Football League with 115 catches and had a career-best 1,389 receiving yards.


Cavs not giving up - James

Cavs not giving up - James

For the series, Williams is 0-for-11 with no points with four assists and two turnovers. LeBron James had stuffed another play-off game full of his usual brilliance. The Cavaliers' lead fluctuated up and down in the third quarter but they held a double-digit advantage throughout the quarter, ending with a 115-96 lead going into the fourth.


New Zealand set Bangladesh 266 in must-win tie

New Zealand set Bangladesh 266 in must-win tie

England will play their semi-final on a new pitch, right in the middle of the square, but batting at Cardiff overall - other than for Shakib and Mahmudullah - has been more hard than at the other two venues as the ball does not come on.