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Halep beats Pliskova to reach French Open final

Halep's 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over pushed the Romanian into her second Roland Garros decider, where she will face explosive Ukrainian Jelena Ostapenko . Ostapenko powered her way to a 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 victory to make history as the first Latvian grand slam finalist and the youngest at any grand slam since Caroline Wozniacki in NY eight years ago.



Wozniacki suffers at the hands of teenage star Jelena

Now Ostapenko will play for a berth in the final Thursday, which just so happens to be Ostapenko's 20th birthday and Bacsinszky's 28th. She left the arena in a similar state. Rain interrupted the match yet again but this time play resumed in just 20 minutes. She was playing great. The Frenchwoman won the first point of the game, but the pair were then called off court again as the skies darkened.



Diego Costa resigned to Chelsea exit but keen on rejoining Atletico Madrid

Manager Antonio Conte has informed the Spain global he is no longer wanted at Stamford Bridge , but ahead of the World Cup next summer Costa is keen to ensure he is playing first team football. "If they sell me, I will look for the best choice", Costa said. Insigne scored 18 goals in Serie A last season and registered another nine assists as Napoli finished just five points behind champions Juventus in third place.


ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games

ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games

Tharanga also added that skipper Angelo Mathews , who almost missed out on returning to full fitness for the game against South Africa , will most likely be available for the next match against the defending champions. Later, following the introduction of spinner Seekuge Prasanna and medium pacer Asela Gunaratne, South Africa got some leeway, with Sri Lanka spreading the outfield.


Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana

Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana

Rodman was also spotted at the Beijing International Airport on Monday night where he refused to answer questions about his visit. It is not clear whether Rodman, who once dated Madonna and was married to model and actress Carmen Electra, will be meeting with Kim Jong Un during the trip, or what the exact goal of the visit is.