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Unseeded Ostapenko, 20, wins French Open title

Jelena Ostapenko , who is world number 47 before the Roland Garros victory, is now the lowest-ranked champion. It was a similar tale in the deciding set as Halep again saved break points in the opening game and raced to a 3-1 lead but again Ostapenko blasted her way out of trouble and didn't show any signs of nerves closing the match out.



Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors

According to the Daily Record , the tax fraud allegations levelled against Ronaldo have been known about for some time. Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal worldwide scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus .


Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

Wawrinka lost to Feliciano Lopez in the first round, which meant that Federer needed to reach the quarterfinals in Halle to secure a vital top four seeding at Wimbledon , where he will not face Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic until the semifinals at least.


America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA

America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA

It was the start which set up victory in race one, Emirates Team New Zealand driving Spithill over the line early with Oracle penalised. Forced to drop back two boat-lengths, the Americans couldn't recover as the Kiwi catamaran displayed impressive speed in the light winds.


Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Robert had been operated on in Baghdad then was flown to France for treatment overnight Thursday to Friday, but died of her wounds, the public broadcaster said in a statement . " The word sadness is not enough to describe how we feel ", he added. France Televisions and #5 Bis Productions paid tribute to Robert's work and offered their condolences to her family in the statement.


Knicks pick caps crazy week for France's Ntilikina

Knicks pick caps crazy week for France's Ntilikina

And then he headed to the airport for a 2 a.m. charter flight back to France so he could be on the court for the final game of the championship series his Strasborg team was playing Friday night. Lets be real, there is no sign that any team in the next few years will really be able to compete with the Cavs or Warriors. In that sense, this trade gives the Knicks a solid young core from these three assets, the return from a Carmelo Anthony trade and ample cap room in the biggest market in ...