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Top seed Kerber loses opener while Kvitova wins return

Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion). Kvitova, the 15th seed and a semi-finalist in 2012, fired nine aces and 31 winners past Boserup, making her Paris debut at the age of 25. Bacsinszky reached French Open round two after winning 6-1 and 6-2 over Sorribes in an hour and 22 minutes. Read More »

Penguins defeat Predators 5-3 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals


Pittsburgh dispatched the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night despite being held without a shot on goal for almost two full periods. Nashville dominated long stretches of the second and third periods , and even limited the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins without a shot for an impressive 37-minute stretch before falling 5-3. Read More »

Victor Moses didnt want to cheat the referee: Antonio Conte

Wenger's ability to find some form in a disastrous season is promising, although only slightly, and support of the players will likely give him the board's blessing to get the team back to the top of the League and into Champions League football over the next two season. Read More »

Petra Kvitova in French Open second round

The two-time Wimbledon champion, a semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 2012, looked poised and focused, treating the sparse Court Philippe Chatrier crowd to a few exquisite drop shots and lightning-quick forehands. 13 seed struggled to hold back the tears after clinching the victory on the second of her three match points. Only in recent days did Kvitova decide to enter the French Open . Read More »

Penguins beat Predators in Game 1 of Stanley Cup


The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are set to each get an important player back for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final . "It's not textbook", Sidney Crosby said after a two-assist performance in the 5-3 win. The goal is the defenseman's fifth of the playoffs. Just about everything that could go wrong did for Nashville in the opening period of a game that started so promisingly well. Read More »

Mahrez says he wants to leave Leicester for new challenge


He scored 10 goals and provided seven assists as Leicester recovered from a poor start to finish 12th in the league this year and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Riyad Mahrez said he had enjoyed his best four seasons at Leicester City. Last season's Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year released a statement saying it was "time to move on to a new experience". Read More »

Mertesacker: Critics just make me stronger

Against all expectations, the centre-back emerged as the towering foundation of Arsenal's 2-1 triumph. Per Mertesacker says his critics helped him to produce an impressive display which guided Arsenal to FA Cup glory against Chelsea as captain in his first start for over a year. Read More »

White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez perfect through 6

Tigers: RHP Buck Farmer will make his first start of the season in the second game. Victor Martinez and John Hicks homered as the Detroit Tigers' offense awoke to end a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader. Read More »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's future to be decided on Tuesday

The Gunners had controversially taken the lead in the fifth minute through Alexis Sanchez , but the linesman had his flag up for Aaron Ramsey , who was stood in an offside position. "Maybe he thinks they can win the league next year or get back into Europe". "The manager backed me up, knowing I was going to be sidelined for more than six months", Mertesacker said recently. Read More »

Kerber suffers shocking first round exit at Roland Garros

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is to December. Previous year in December, Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand after she was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder at her home in Czech Republic. That the loss in itself wasn't surprising speaks volumes about her form. " It's still not 100 percent, so we will see how everything goes, but I'm happy that I am able to play again ". Read More »

NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600


Dillon closed racing's biggest day with the surprise victory, following Sebastian Vettel's win in Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix and Takura Sato's victory in the Indy 500. LARSON'S TOUGH WEEK: Kyle Larson's 10-day stay in Charlotte was filled with disappointment. While it won't solve the angst for Sunday's 600-miler, Larson would like the all-star race to move out of Charlotte , saying it "kind of makes the race more exciting again". Read More »

Wayne Rooney has 'got some decisions to make this summer' - Southgate

Former England U21 boss Southgate defended his decision, insisting Rashford had proved to be an increasing key figure for club and country as the season progressed. "Some of our best players are our youngest". Rooney was left out of the England squad for the World Cup qualifier against Scotland and the worldwide friendly versus France as Southgate feels he has better options available to him. Read More »

Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win at Wembley

The Wenger debate has divided the club's supporters this season, creating what Wenger describes as a "hostile" environment which has effected his players. It seems written in the stars for the Frenchman to extend his stay at the club but signing off with a record FA Cup win would also be the ideal way to end his Gunners reign. Read More »

Spalletti steps down as AS Roma coach


We wish Luciano the best for the future. Roma went one better this season as they clinched automatic Champions League qualification, but Spalletti has nonetheless made a decision to move on. "I've made mistakes but I've always stuck to my beliefs". Spalletti was appointed as head coach of Zenit St Petersburg in December 2009 and gained more success with league titles in his first two full seasons in Russian Federation before being sacked in March 2014 and returned to the Italian ... Read More »

Juventus the final hurdle for Zidane's Real

While he, Buffon and fellow defensive stalwarts Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli are all in their 30s, Chiellini is hopeful this Juve team can continue together in years to come, building on reaching two European finals in three years. Read More »

Tiger Woods Asleep At Wheel At Time Of DUI Arrest, Per Report

I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again. According to the probable cause affidavit, a Jupiter Police Department officer saw a black Mercedes stopped in the right lane near the intersection of Military Trail and Indian Creek Parkway just after 2 a.m. Read More »

Alcacer on Barca future: 'It is not up to me'


It is the ninth trophy of Enrique's three-year reign, which has included Copa del Rey triumphs in each season. "Our task is to keep winning". How do you rate Barca's season with one new trophy in their cabinet? No doubt the club will bring in some fresh talent but it has to be talent that can improve the squad and lift us back to the status we previously occupied. Read More »

LeBron James Says He Feels 'Very Good' About Chances vs. Warriors

Among NBA coaches with 400 or more victories, Brown's winning percentage of.616 ranks 10th all-time - ahead of, for example, Jerry Sloan, Chuck Daly and George Karl. With the Warriors having plenty of practice time thanks to sweeping the Spurs, it's a daily ritual to see, when reporters are allowed into the gym, Thompson going through a lengthy routine with assistant coach Chris DeMarco, dripping with sweat as he fires up one shot after another. Read More »

This team suffered, but they responded, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger


Indeed, next season will be the first time Arsenal will start the season in the UEFA Europa League under Wenger, having finished in fifth place in the table. "I was delighted for him on Saturday", he told the Guardian . "The players play for their future, for their next season", he said . "I said last week, this team will be in contention to win the title with one or two good buys". Read More »

Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open


The match was suspended on Monday because of darkness after the players split the first two sets. The beanpole German committed 50 unforced errors and drew jeers from the Philippe Chatrier court crowd when he took out his frustration by hammering his racquet into the clay. Read More »

LeBron ready for NBA's great challenge

This is a high-powered team, and I've played against some other (stiff competition). "It's probably up there", he said . "This is a high powered team ... Nobody has a good answer for guarding the 1/3 LeBron/ Kyrie Irving pick-and-roll, Kevin Love is one of the best power forwards in the game, they are strong on the glass and can be impressive on defense (the challenge will be doing it consistently this series, they haven't had to up to this point). Read More »

Austin Dillon's Fuel-Mileage Gamble Leads To Huge Win At Coca-Cola 600

Two out of three he we lost it on fuel mileage. Dillon's triumph also marked the first premier division win for the No. 3 since the late Dale Earnhardt reached victory lane at Talladega Superspeedway in October 2000. "As we go through life, we often hear pearls of wisdom ... such as never make a NASCAR fan who votes upset with you", Estes said. I'm not saying this race won't be hard or a test. Read More »

Penguins take Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final


Guentzel was well aware that Rinne might have been a bit rusty after not being tested by Pittsburgh . When the Penguins added an empty-netter a couple of minutes later, no one was looking at the shot counter. Guys are yelling, 'Shoot. "We've got some things we need to improve on". We got pucks deep, we got our forecheck going. "But after all of this time we have a pretty good understanding of how lucky we are to have this combination". Read More »