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Nadal defeats Wawrinka in straight sets to win tenth French Open title

Nadal defeats Wawrinka in straight sets to win tenth French Open title

Nadal did not lose a set in this year's tournament and only dropped a total of 35 games. He said: "This tournament I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning". Until Sunday, Stan Wawrinka had an unblemished record in grand slam finals but then he had never faced Rafa Nadal in a final in the Spaniard's favourite arena - Court Philippe Chatrier at the French Open .



Medical helicopter transports 1 after blimp crashes near US Open

Open, went down near Highway 83 and Highway 167, and did not come down on the course. Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, told the AP that he is "not 100 percent" on the condition of the pilot but that believes he is alive. The statement went on to say the pilot was being treated for unidentified injuries and that no other people were involved. The Open is one of golf's four majors.



Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Bermuda - Emirates Team New Zealand capsized in high winds on Tuesday, catapulting some of the crew into the water and handing rivals Britain's Land Rover BAR their first win of the America's Cup semifinal. The capsize meant Land Rover BAR won the race, giving them some hope of recouping some of their deficit against New Zealand who are now leading 3-1 in the best-of-nine race series.



Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin

A representative for AirSign, the company that operates the blimp, told the Associated Press that only the pilot was on board the craft, and he is "OK". The pilot, who was not identified, was being treated for serious burns and injuries, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office . Emergency crews have responded to the site of the crash, which was in an open field outside of the course.


Congressional Baseball Game for Charity to air on C-SPAN

Congressional Baseball Game for Charity to air on C-SPAN

Representative Steve Pearce calls it a "good-natured, high-competition" event and says it's raised half a million dollars for charity and local organizations in D.C., like the Boys and Girls Club. "My gratitude goes to the courageous men and women who risked their lives to bring the shooter down", he said in a written statement. "We were upbeat, getting ready for a game", Rep .



Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Others React to Golden State Warriors Victory

Other events involving professional teams, however, have been marred with controversy. It took a combination of injury (a hobbled Stephen Curry , the two-time MVP) and suspension ( Draymond Green , the team's engine) for the Cavaliers to have just the chance to win last season's Finals-which, to their wholly deserved credit, they somehow did.