Wilander: 'Federer vs Zverev is interesting. In 2013 Stakhovsky...'

Wilander: 'Federer vs Zverev is interesting. In 2013 Stakhovsky...'

Federer barely put a foot wrong, winning 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 6-4 in almost two hours to set-up a fourth-round match against Grigor Dimitrov. An early break for Federer, courtesy of a sumptuous backhand victor, helped the Swiss to a 4-1 lead in the first set but Zverev responded, holding with some textbook serve-and-volley tennis before breaking-back when Federer sprayed a forehand high and wide. Read More

Lukaku To United Is Less Definite Than Initially Reported

Lukaku To United Is Less Definite Than Initially Reported

At nearly £30m cheaper than Lukaku Aubameyang would nearly be considered a steal in today's market, and with the rumours of a move to China seemingly unfounded, Europe's best should really be falling over themselves to sign last season's top scorer in the Bundesliga. Read More

Bethanie Mattek-Sands hurts knee in fall; Karolina Pliskova out in upset

Bethanie Mattek-Sands hurts knee in fall; Karolina Pliskova out in upset

Mattek-Sands, a wildcard entry to the singles, is a doubles specialist and in tandem with Lucie Safarova has won the last three grand slam titles, at the US Open, Australian Open and French Open. Her knee was in a very weird position. "It was like something you see only in the movies", said Cirstea. "I said, 'I'm here, I'm here, I'm here.' I think [it] was tough because she was stuck on this, 'Sorana, help me". Read More

India will take on West Indies in series decider today

India will take on West Indies in series decider today

That defeat took some of the gloss off India's dominating performances in the previous matches of the series which they now lead by 2-1. The lanky seamer snatched his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs last Sunday when he wrecked India's powerful batting line-up to fire his side to an 11-run victory in the fourth ODI of the five-match series in Antigua. Read More

Roger Federer calls for change in rules over pullouts

Roger Federer calls for change in rules over pullouts

Then alarm bells rang as Dolgopolov sought medical advice during the change-over, and although he continued briefly, with Federer leading by a set and 3-0, the Ukrainian walked to the net to retire. The Greek player, Stefanos Tsitsipas however, provided little in the way of opposition despite his best efforts. Dolgopolov is someone capable of great shots and, occasionally, a stunning result; Federer's greatness resides in not only his longevity and 18 slams, but his unwavering faith in his own ... Read More

Tomic was 'bored' during Wimbledon loss

Tomic was 'bored' during Wimbledon loss

Tomic and Tennis Australia have a strained relationship with the player being dropped from previous Davis Cup teams for controversial comments and opinions. "While I do feel a bit of guilt and I'm like maybe I could have played four or five sets, but in my opinion, [Zeverev] played well and I was just playing bad and I just couldn't find any rhythm, and he deserved to win. Read More

Sikkim standoff continues, China's warship detected in Indian Ocean region

Sikkim standoff continues, China's warship detected in Indian Ocean region

Indian naval satellite Rukmini (Gsat-7), long-range maritime patrol aircraft like Poseidon-8I and warships have monitored at least 13 Chinese naval units in the IOR over the last two months. A June 27 Global Times op-ed, said China "must force the Indian troops to retreat to the Indian side by all means necessary". Such a thing has happened for the first time in 55 years, the Times of India reported . Read More

Google ushers in Wimbledon with bouncy tennis-themed Doodle

The Duchess is a regular at the All England Club since becoming patron when the Queen announced that she would be stepping down. A spokesperson for the club was quoted, saying "They will let us know when the change happens". Taking place every year in a two-week period at the end of June and beginning of July the tournament is the only Major still played on grass and considered the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Read More

Venus Williams' attorney: 'Fatal auto crash was an unfortunate accident'

Venus Williams' attorney: 'Fatal auto crash was an unfortunate accident'

The star of the american tennis Venus Williams has confessed Saturday to be "devastated" by the fatal accident of the road in which she was involved at the beginning of June in Florida . The report says Williams was driving an estimated speed of eight kmh. Her sister Serena, ranked No. 1 in the world earlier this year, is taking a break from tennis while preparing to give birth this fall. Read More

Mexico vs. Portugal in Confederations Cup third-place match

Adrien Silva converted the kick to give the European champions a hard-fought victory. The teams of Portugal and Mexico met at this tournament on June 18 and played a 2: 2 draw. In the previous five games of Mexico , they have won three matches in which two games in FIFA Confederations Cup against Russian Federation and New Zealand and won one Internationa Friendly match against Ghana, and one match ended in a draw with Portugal and another match lost against Germany. Read More

Olivia De Havilland Sues "Feud: Bette And Joan" For Unauthorized Depiction

De Havilland's attorney, Suzelle Smith, wrote in the filing that all of the statements made by Zeta-Jones as de Havilland in the series are all false. The star says Feud was created to look like reality, but no one consulted her: the only person alive who experienced the events depicted. "Did that happen? What was your take on that?'" he explained. Read More

Fantasy basketball trade reaction | Ricky Rubio to the Jazz

Fantasy basketball trade reaction | Ricky Rubio to the Jazz

The four-time All-Star averaged 7.8 points and 6.7 assists. Although he missed most of the 2014-15 season due to injury, he's moved on to log 2,300+ minutes in each of the last two seasons and he's coming off of a career year. In total the Wolves have nine players (including the eventual signing of Patton) under contract , with three unrestricted free agents: Omri Casspi, Adreian Payne, and Brandon Rush , and one restricted free agent, Shabazz Muhammad. Read More

Dustin Fowler Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury In MLB Debut

Dustin Fowler Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury In MLB Debut

Fowler didn't even get the chance to complete his first big league at-bat, as he was stranded in the on-deck circle after the Yankees batted in the top of the first inning. Teammate Brett Gardner called the injury, "One of the worst things I've seen on a baseball field". "I just can't imagine a worse scenario for him". Read More

Johanna Konta pulls out of Eastbourne semi-final

Following a stoppage of nearly 10 minutes, Konta then recovered, earned a fourth match point, and broke Kerber to secure a 6-3 6-4 victory, continuing her promising form in the build-up to Wimbledon . "But yeah, I mean, at the end it's good that nothing happen". "For us on the tour we have seen her around for many years". A year ago, Pliskova stopped Konta, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3, in the Eastbourne semifinals before bowing to Dominika Cibulkova in the final. Read More

Pig hauler overturns, pigs on the freeway

Pig hauler overturns, pigs on the freeway

The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured and police sprayed water on the pigs to keep them cool in the Texas heat as they guided them back to the truck. "We do not know how many dead-loss or how many ran off", Wilmer Police Department Lt. Eric Pon told KTVT . Pon said, "We're waiting on another trailer to come in, from the same company, and then they're gonna try to corral them from the one trailer and transport them to the next trailer". Read More

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau (1-to-1) and St. Louis's Vladimir Tarasenko (1-to-1) are in a dead heat for the award for hockey's most gentlemanly player, the Star giving the edge to Johnny Hockey, for the cool nickname and the two penalty minutes. Read More

Pittsburgh Steelers tinker with pass coverage in minicamp

Pittsburgh Steelers tinker with pass coverage in minicamp

Rather, he told ESPN .com's Jeremy Fowler on Thursday "the National Football League has a Patriots problem ". "If we want our dreams to unfold in a manner in which we envision them, we have to respect [the process]", he said . There is not exactly anything against which to compare for Tyson Alualu as a "before" in a Steelers uniform, given that he has not worn a Steelers uniform prior to this season, so the flat value of his stock is yet to be determined as he develops a role and puts ... Read More

Serena Williams believes gender impacts greatest athlete debate

Serena Williams believes gender impacts greatest athlete debate

Serena Williams almost broke the internet when she ( accidentally ) posted a Snapchat announcing that she was 20 weeks pregnant. Serena managed to win the Australian Open , despite the difficulties she had to face. "I've learned to love my body at every stage!" Pregnant Serena Williams has posed naked on the cover of August's Vanity Fair magazine . " Serena admitted that when she learned she was expecting her "heart dropped" as she was thinking, "'Oh my God, this can't be... Read More

Washington Wizards' Star John Wall Left off Both NBA All-Defensive Teams

Washington Wizards' Star John Wall Left off Both NBA All-Defensive Teams

He is the fourth different player in franchise history to earn All-Defensive First Team honors and the first since Scottie Pippen in 1998-99. Green averaged 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.4 blocks , and a league-leading 2.0 steals per game. Read More

Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

D'Antoni previously won the award in 2005 during Steve Nash's first season with the Suns. He also made a little bit of history by becoming the first Houston player to win the award in his first season with the team. Like many prior winners of this award, D'Antoni exceeded expectations. NBA Coach of the Year was selected by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Read More