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Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

Andy Murray rebounded strongly to beat Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1 in the quarter-finals of Roland Garros . Murray, who will now face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka in a repeat of the semi-final match-up he won previous year, said: "I didn't feel like I played great tennis".



Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial

LaVar, who never played in the pros and averaged just 2.2 points per game when playing at Washington State University in the "80s, was torn apart on social media for his wild claim". "Copyrights your name to make it a family lifestyle brand" ... The public spats with all-time greats. "And then tells 29 out of 30 teams to not bother drafting you".



Tahir Stars As Proteas Thrash Sri Lanka

Du Plessis' edge behind from Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep was the first of four South African wickets to drop for 43 runs. The total was less than expected but more than enough as Sri Lanka was bowled out for 203 in the 42nd over, with Tahir taking 4-27.



Amir out as Pakistan field first in semi

Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka had to win on Monday to join already qualified title-holders India from Group B in the knockout stages of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global (ODI) sides. "He wasn't supposed to play a half-an-hour before the game, got roped in for ( Jos) Buttler , and got man-of-the-match - so it was an incredible performance".



Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England

England looking to rebuild, going steady at the run rate of 4.65 with captain in the middle. # Alex Hales was the first English wicket to perish. Finally, it was Sarfraz Ahmed , who played a resolute captain's knock to take Pakistan home. Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka had to win on Monday to join already qualified title-holders India from Group B in the knockout stages of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides.


Congressman shot during baseball practice; Walker 'shaken but OK'

Congressman shot during baseball practice; Walker 'shaken but OK'

Steve Scalise and several others. Scalise, who took a bullet to the hip, was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he was undergoing surgery, his office said in a statement . President Trump issued a statement on the shooting, saying he is "monitoring" the situation. During practices it is closed off by Capitol Hill police , who witnesses say acted quickly to stop the shooter.