Sharapova now holds an unbelievable 21-0 record under the lights in Flushing Meadows . Her first serve to love in the set had Ostapenko eager to finish the first and regroup her total outlook on playing Sharapova stronger. Federer, Djokovic through Roger Federer set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the center of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: "I want to help you".
Cilic, the 2014 US Open champion, denied the 19-year-old de Minaur a place in the last 16 with a gripping 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 victory in a midnight thriller on Louis Armstrong Stadium in NY. "I have to be proud of my efforts". "(It's a) great learning experience for me". De Minaur at times played brilliant tennis, showing how speed can overcome power by racing this way and that along the baseline, showingoff terrific instincts and reflexes.
The ninth-seeded Thiem had lost all six of his hardcourt meetings against the 6-foot-8 Anderson , who came in favored and seeded fifth. Isner next meets either Croatian Borna Coric or third seed Juan Martin del Potro , who play their fourth round match later on Sunday in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The nominees were announced on Monday, September 3rd, and the three chosen finalists were Cristiano Ronaldo ( Juventus/Real Madrid/Portugal ), Luka Modric ( Real Madrid/ Croatia) and Mohamed Salah ( Liverpool/Egypt ). Being on the same Real Madrid side as Ronaldo last season, Modric also picked up the "Midfielder of the Season" award in the Champions League . The Fifa World Cup in Russian Federation provides several of the goals on the shortlist.
Mourinho was embroiled in a close-season feud with United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward over transfer policy, and also criticised United star Paul Pogba for his lack of effort last season. Fellaini had won seven aerial duels and made six clearances, whilst Matic played relatively higher and made some good forward passes to ensure that United had greater stability in terms of defensive and attacking duties.
The 14th-seeded Keys will play the victor of the Carla Suarez Navarro vs. Maria Sharapova match in the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium . However despite not finishing until nearly 1am, the temperature was still around 30C with extremely high humidity.
Or maybe Bell will wait until early November to sign his one-year franchise tender, a move that would cost him millions in lost salary up front, a windfall Bell hopes to recoup when he hits free agency next spring. Whenever he comes, we'll welcome him with open arms . The Steelers will use second-year quarterback Joshua Dobbs as the backup, with rookie Mason Rudolph starting the season as the No.
Williams, seeded 17th, meets the last player to beat her at the U.S. Open. 'Obviously today doesn't factor into that, but, yeah, I hope that I can go to Asia and win some more matches and hopefully make the year end and hopefully keep going as far as I can'.
To be completely honest, I had a lot of guys reach out to me before I even had to reach out to some guys and say, 'we're good man. (Owner) Mark Davis, (executive) Tom Delaney, we all got the information and we made a decision, together. "It's tough", Gruden said. "It wasn't my goal to trade Khalil when we got here", Gruden said. One of the reasons I'm here is because of him. We wanted to make this a place that free agents wanted to come.
Roger had it on a string, he was manipulating me around the court", said Millman . Federer said the unfancied Australian handled the heat better than he did. "I am not 21 anymore, that was 10 years ago". 7-6 (7/3) victory in his first Grand Slam fourth round match scuppered a blockbuster quarter-final between Federer and two-time victor Novak Djokovic .
Meyer arrived at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center shortly after 6 a.m. Monday and was back in his office before the sun was fully up in Columbus. Under the terms of his suspension by Ohio State , Meyer can be on campus, talk to assistants and conduct practice, but he is required to disappear for the 24-hour period surrounding the next two games.
Nadal needed a tie-breaker to win the third and fourth sets. The top seed was quickly down 3-1 in the second set before battling back to 4-4. No player in tennis, however, is more unsafe than Nadal when threatened and - with Khachanov serving for a 2-0 lead - the 17-time grand slam champion's famous survival instincts kicked in and he snatched a clutch break.
Either it's No 1 or nothing', said Federer, who could face Djokovic just in the quarters. Still, this was a stunner. Facing much more resistance from the 90-degree heat and 50-percent humidity than from his outclassed opponent, Novak Djokovic figured he can count on cooler conditions during a night match at the U.S.
She will meet Townsend for the first time for a spot in the third round. In February, she reached a settlement in her lawsuit against the U.S. Tennis Association about her 2015 slip on a floor in the trainers' room. Before that, Konta made the final four at the Australian Open in 2016 and Wimbledon a year ago, propelling her to No. 4 in the rankings. Roger Federer says his favorite drinks are cold water and a sparkling glass of champagne.
ESPN reported that Nike signed Kaepernick to an endorsement deal in 2011, and has maintained that contract since then. Kaepernick is now suing the NFL's owners for colluding to keep him off the field for his political beliefs. An arbiter last week denied the NFL's request to throw out the grievance, allowing the case to proceed to a trial. The campaign represents a strong commitment by Nike , which wasn't sure how to promote Kaepernick in recent years as he became a divisive figure.
I don't look for anyone responsible, the final one was Alisson but we should have cleared the situation before. Speaking after the game, Alisson insisted that he will focus on improving his game after his mistake for the first goal Liverpool FC have conceded in the top flight this season.
Watford hit back with Deeney powering a header of his own off target, but that was as good as it got for the Hornets who allowed Spurs to keep hold of the ball for much of the first half. For Tottenham it was a rapid fall from grace after their 3-0 win at Manchester United on Monday and the defeat left them in fifth place with nine points.
Barcelona are leaders of LaLiga after three games with their superior goal difference. The Argentine also hit the bar and added a second on the counter-attack, as well as assisting two goals. Messi then set up a great goal, with Ivan Rakitic smashing the ball home on the bounce. Suarez was not to be denied, however, and after being brought to the ground by Werner inside the box, the Uruguay worldwide stepped forward to convert from the penalty spot as Barcelona hit eight on home soil.
Serving to stay in the match at 4-5, the Australian handed Federer an opening, which he duly took, pouncing on only his second break point of the match to snatch the first set like a thief in the night. We admit: We also didn't know you could shoot the ball around the net. Kerber, the 2016 US Open victor trying to become the third woman in the last 20 years to win both Wimbledon and the US Open in the same season, was bundled out by Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
And now she just played her best match in almost two years. The two were cheered when they were shown on massive screens at Arthur Ashe Stadium. "She still hasn't played many tournaments yet, but her level is there". 'The thing I have improved most is my fitness, coming back from having a baby has been harder than I thought'. "I heard that's an very bad thing to do".
Yet the most imaginative scriptwriter could not have conjured up the one that will unfold at Celtic Park today. "Looking at the game as a whole, Celtic were always going to have periods of possession". "I thought we played better in the second half", Gerrard added. Rangers boss Steven Gerrard told the club's official website: "I said we were talking about giving Alfredo a new deal and I am delighted to confirm we have now done exactly that".
Newcastle United were beaten 2-1 by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, however, fans were pleased with the performance of one man following the final whistle on social media. That is the reason why. "In the past two weeks in training, I've seen the Leroy that I know and we know", Guardiola told the press. It fell to England right-back Walker, who failed to find the net as City racked up points and goals records last season, to step forward with long-range stunner and ...
In the women's team event today, the do-or-die semi-finals see Asian champions Japan set up a big match against world No.1 and Rio Games champions China, while Thailand renew rivalry with reigning champions Korea . The fourth set saw the South Koreans win 58-55 as India scored two 10s, while the other team came up with four 10s. Before this, India did not have a single medal in the sport which was introduced in the Games program in 1958.
French World Cup victor Antoine Griezmann of France was fourth, followed by Messi of Barcelona and Argentina. Ronaldo , who was not in Monaco despite being nominated for an individual award, spent six years at United, winning the Champions League in 2008, before moving to Real Madrid in 2009.
Trying to avoid their first defeat to Cardiff since February 11, 1961, a span of 14 meetings, Arsenal opened the scoring with a goal from Shkodran Mustafi , who headed home from 10 yards after Granit Xhaka swung in a corner. Emery has Arsenal's defence trying to play out from the back but it's clear that they, alongside Cech, just don't feel comfortable doing so. Alexandre Lacazette fired the decisive victor as Arsenal edged a five-goal thriller against Cardiff .