Former World No 1 Boris Becker has picked Serena has the victor against Angelique Kerber when the two clash in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. But she admitted there was some nervy moments, particularly at the end. And when she swung her racket, the measure was nearly always true. The Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will make their first joint appearance without their husbands as they attend Wimbledon ladies' final day.
Belgium won 1-0 - through Adnan Januzaj's goal - and were rewarded with games against Japan, Brazil and France while England played Colombia, Sweden and Croatia but the end result for both sides was the same - semi-final elimination. He only had the England goalkeeper to beat. Here's another stat on Meunier's goal. "In the second half we played really well". And that perhaps wasn't the best approach to take as Belgium looked set to go for the kill from the get-go.
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Speaking to reporters a day after his side's historic win, Dalic said: "There is always some extra motivation and we always respect our opponents". But that's football. Harry Kane looks set to claim the Golden Boot as the World Cup´s leading scorer, but the Tottenham star rarely looked like adding to his six goals against Croatia .
I was 2-5 down in the final set but the crowd pushed me to fight". Entering Saturday, eight of the top 10 seeds in women's singles had been eliminated. But I am too exhausted, I was too exhausted, I have pain everywhere. Karolina Pliskova as the highest remaining seed in the first week of the tournament.
In possibly the biggest win in Belgium's history, they knocked off Brazil by a 2-1 score. The 26-year-old forward, in his second World Cup , arrived with the responsibility to lead the Brazilians to the title, but the team didn't get close.
Djokovic has beaten the Japanese 24th seed in 13 of their 15 meetings. "I was inspired. I wanted to play exactly like him and do the same results". "I feel like a lot of aspects of my game can give him a lot of trouble", said Anderson, the first South African man in the Wimbledon quarter-finals since Wayne Ferreira in 1994.
But at the same time, no one - not LeBron, nor the Lakers' front office - is unaware of their lack of shooting, and they could make moves to address that problem. While Oklahoma was meant to be an intermediate stop on the way to Los Angeles, George played his cards to perfection and on Sunday signed a new four-year deal with the franchise.
Venus, a five-time champion, is No. 9. On her social-media platforms and in interviews these past months, Williams has spoken frankly about the medical complications she suffered during childbirth and the changes to her body afterward. But everything else was familiar for the Swiss star who cruised past world number 57 Lajovic in just 79 minutes. She added: "I haven't played a tremendous amount of tennis since I had the baby".
The No. 9 seed, at 38 the oldest woman in the draw, came back to beat 141st-ranked qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 after dropping the first set for a second straight match. But her next opponent, France's Kristina Mladenovic, offers a real threat. Wozniacki's frustration was only increased by the unwanted infestation that landed at Wimbledon during her match.
France and Uruguay go head to head in the first of two quarter-finals on Friday, with the victor set to go up against either Brazil or Belgium in the last four. And they are marshalled by Godin, now 121 caps and counting. Didier Deschamps, France's coach, has already indicated that he is expecting a different kind of game from "solid" Uruguay from the seven-goal thriller in Kazan.
But, their belief and ability to change the result of the match with one magical moment is something that is what has seen them prevail so far. Dele Alli is fit against and has been cleared for the encounter against Colombia . Colombia has scored five goals in the tournament, with Yerry Mina getting two, and Falcao, Quintero and Cuadrado each with a single goal. Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke), Jordan Pickford ( Everton ), and Nick Pope (Burnley).
The match, in Bulacan, in the Philippines , was eventually called off at the end of the third quarter with Australia leading 89-53, after the hosts lost another player due to a foul. Australia's Daniel Kickert took exception to the foul on his teammate and launched an elbow at an unsuspecting member of the Philippines team, setting off the free-for-all.
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Following the loss Iniesta said to the reporters: "It's a reality that is my last game with the national team". A marvellous spell is over. The 34-year-old announced he had played his last game for his country following his country's shock penalty-shootout defeat in Moscow, adding: "Sometimes, the end is not as you dreamed it".
If the goal did not count, Spain would be in second place behind Portugal. Emotions rose nearly immediately, after a clumsy challenge from Morteza Pouraliganji on Ronaldo handed Portugal a penalty, courtesy of VAR, but the Real Madrid star failed to beat Beiranvand, who kept his side in contention.
I think it's a case of wrong fielding. Belgium will be favourites to beat Japan but will be aware that should they see off the Samurai Blue a tough quarter-final against either Brazil or Mexico awaits. They won all three group games, and a run to the semis like in 1998 is not beyond them. "Malawi date Morocco just around the corner in September, but what are we doing about it", questioned Joseph Makandanje.
Somehow, Argentina are through to the last-16 of the World Cup. A team with ardent support across the globe, Argentina was listless in its 1-1 draw against Iceland and completely outclassed by Croatia 3-0 in the opening group games. " France has a plan to neutralize Leo ( MESSI ) and we have a plan to better that. We had the necessary strength to fight to the very last minute", Sampaoli told reporters at the post-match press conference.
The England manager spoke about his desire to win the game and finish top of the group in the lead up to the game, but his team selection and the fact he did introduce Kane after falling behind to Adnan Januzaj's goal suggests differently.
Germany's early exit from this year's World Cup has made headlines across the world - with newspapers from a host of countries featuring the defending champions' plight on their front pages. "Thanks Korea, because of you we are still in the world cup". The presence of veterans like Gianluigi Buffon and Fabio Cannavaro and that of Marcello Lippi as coach could not prevent Italy from being humbled in the group stage as they failed to win a single game.
While WTA rules allow women who miss time because of a pregnancy to enter events based on their pre-absence ranking, there is no guarantee of a seeding, a policy which has been the subject of much debate in recent months because of Williams' status.
After falling behind in the fifth minute, Switzerland defied a cauldron-like atmosphere created by fervent Serbian supporters as they hit back with a thunderbolt from Xhaka and a last-minute breakaway goal from Shaqiri. I'm very happy to score this goal. Both the Switzerland and Serbia teams played down any political factors before the game last Friday. He said: "I don't have any comment.
He justified his inclusion in the 41st minute, flying to his right to push Al Muwallad's powerful penalty onto the crossbar after Yasser Al-Shahrani's cross had hit Ahmed Fathy's arm. As the game entered the final quarter, Housain Al-Mogahwi was given the chance to score his first worldwide goal at the back post but the midfielder's header was tipped over the crossbar by El-Hadary.
The NBA Draft has come and gone. Basically, they didn't want Woj and others tweeting "The Orlando Magic are drafting Mo Bamba at No. 6..." a minute before the selection is announced live on television. "This means the world to me ", Ayton said. Landale, a 211cm tall, 22-year-old centre from Melbourne who was a star at California's St Mary's College the past four years, was considered Australia's best chance this year.
If Mexico's qualification isn't confirmed today, the national team will have the chance to determine its own fate in its third and final group match against Sweden in Ekaterinburg on Wednesday. The forward scored from the spot in the 26th minute after defender Jang Hyun-soo handled the ball while sliding to block an Andres Guardado cross.
After a pulsating affair at the Kaliningrad Stadium , Serbia are on the brink of elimination after Switzerland triumphed 2-1 in Group E. "We are aware of what is in store for us", Matic said. 9 - the number of World Cup matches Nati captain Stefan Lichtsteiner has now played for Switzerland , breaking the national record held by Charles Antenen since Chile 1962.
Petersburg to see Brazil play Costa Rica on Friday. Despite being banned from all football-related activity for another three and a half years, there Blatter was watching Ronaldo light up the Luzhniki Stadium with his fourth goal of the tournament.
Only four players managed to break par and were tied for the lead at 1-under at the conclusion of Thursday's round, including the current top-ranked golfer in the world, Dustin Johnson . Americans have won the last five majors - all of them in their 20s - and Koepka joined an elite group as only the seventh player to go back-to-back in what is regarded as golf's toughest test.
Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game from the spot after Viktor Claesson was upended by South Korean substitute Kim Min-woo Kim in the 62nd minute. He also stopped a powerful, dipping header from Ola Toivonen in the second half. He was unable to steer it past Jo in the Korea goal and Shin's team made it to the break on level terms.
A 3-1 loss means that a draw or a win for Uruguay against Saudi Arabia would eliminate the Egyptians. The pair meet in the World Cup this evening as Russian Federation take on Egypt in their second Group A game. He hardly reacted to Russia's opener, an own-goal. Russia's Denis Cheryshev has scored three goals at the World Cup. Cuper said: "When we talk about 100percent, we have to look at the medical side".
He has made courageous selection decisions - dropping Wayne Rooney, for starters - and has implemented a bold approach that has seen the team adopt a three-man defense and play the ball out from the back as much as possible. There is also gratitude towards Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho off the back of his best season to date. England are chomping at the bit to get started after days of watching other World Cup games and hoping to kick-off a major tournament with a win for the ...
The 10 was the highest score on any hole at this U.S. Open, according to the USGA. I don't know if I was able to save a shot or not. And just in case you didn't understand, he added the following while speaking to reporters: "If somebody's offended by that, I apologize".
The home fixture against the Reds follows Matchday Four of the Champions League (6/7 November), while the return derby takes place after the Round of 16 knock-out stages (5/6 or 12/13 March). Away fixtures at Watford, which has been reversed, and Manchester United and an worldwide break buy them some time to complete work on the stadium before Jurgen Klopp's men visit for the first game in the middle of September.
Lopetegui had signed a contract extension until 2020 just last month and Rubiales is reportedly angry at only being informed of his decision to join Real minutes before the European champions made the announcement public. "There are somethings more important than the sporting side of things, such as values and how things are done". "I don't feel betrayed, the problem is that things have been done with the complete absence of the RFEF, which is something (we) can not let go by".
But Southgate insists that his players are primarily determined to entertain and ensure that England at least enjoys a feel-good factor during the tournament. Early exits in the group stages at the 2014 World Cup and in humiliating fashion to Iceland at Euro 2016 have tempered expectations England can end a 52-year wait to win the World Cup .