Jelena Ostapenko celebrated the flawless birthday present with a spot in her first grand slam final. Should Ostapenko, who had never won a match at the French Open before last week, beat Halep she would become only the second unseeded player to win the women's title after Great Britain's Margaret Scriven achieved the feat in 1933.
Its first-rounder went to Brooklyn in the Bojan Bogdanovic deal at the trade deadline. With Washington, Frazier could be the primary backup to All-Star point guard John Wall . So what has Frazier done? Frazier showcased his potential throughout his 36 starts with one triple-double and seven double-doubles. Frazier, 26, started 35 games for the Pelicans last season in place of the injured Jrue Holiday and averaged 7.1 points, 5.2 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 23.5 minutes per game.
Pakistan thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final played at The Oval, London , defeating the arch-rival by 180 runs on Sunday. Pakistan's players have been handsomely rewarded for their ICC Champions Trophy success, with bonuses from the country's cricket board and prime minister.
Wojnarowski cautioned even though the discussions "gained significant momentum", the two teams were still apart on a finalized trade . Anthony Chiang: The Pacers are reportedly looking to trade Paul George after he informed them that he plans to become a free agent in the summer of 2018 and leave the organization.
Centre-half Victor Lindelof has already been checked off that list, while a deal for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata is close. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.
The Briton is arguably the best driver of his generation and he proved it in style by grabbing the Grand Prix title beating the second placed Valtteri Bottas with a staggering lead of 20 seconds. Still chasing his first race win of 2017, Ricciardo heads to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix later this month, where he finished seventh past year. "I had my first pole here, I had my first win here 10 years ago and to repeat it this weekend is incredibly special", Hamilton said.
Jurgen Klopp's side have rejected an £11 million bid from the Serie A club for Moreno but are listening to offers for the Spanish defender this summer. Sources say Liverpool are determined to recoup more than the £12m they paid Sevilla in August 2014 for Moreno from any potential sale this summer.
The Celtics could also choose to stand pat and make a selection at No. 3. On the eve of the NBA Draft , Duke's Jayson Tatum says he still doesn't know where he will land despite working out twice recently for the Boston Celtics . That made him a versatile threat averaging 15.6 points and 7.2 rebounds for one of the nation's top college teams. Colangelo orchestrated a blockbuster trade that became finalized on Monday.
I would've like to have played like that. That it would happen. "There was a low point the night before I won my final Challenge Tour event to get to my full European Tour card when I called Blake Smith, my manager, and I told him I didn't want to play".
Griffiths set up a great chance when he held the ball up and picked out Robertson 18 yards out. Kane's goal deep into added time earned a point for England after a pair of Leigh Griffiths free-kicks had turned the game on its head in favour of Scotland .
In the wake of Warmbier's death, Chan said the company will continue that suspension. The coroner's office statement said, "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. But North Korea has also consistently lobbied Washington for specific concessions that would need deep negotiations, something recent US administrations have been reluctant to pursue because of the North's weapons programs.
With Malaysia out, the calendar is at 21 races. Belgium's Spa-Francorchamps and Italy's Monza are also back-to-back races, in late August and early September, with Singapore - Asia's glittering floodlit night race - a stand-alone on Sept 16.
With the exit of David Griffin , the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference could change dramatically by this time next year. West and LeBron have built connections in the past years given their shared experiences , and that relationship could be instrumental for James to join West.
Mexico face Russian Federation in their final group game, while New Zealand will confront Portugal . A second Group A loss means New Zealand can't reach the semi-finals, regardless of their final group result against unbeaten Portugal on Saturday.
Until Sunday, Stan Wawrinka had an unblemished record in grand slam finals but then he had never faced Rafa Nadal in a final in the Spaniard's favourite arena - Court Philippe Chatrier at the French Open . A year later, Nadal saw off Federer in the Australian Open final and also has a flawless record against his Swiss counterpart in Roland Garros finals, triumphing over Federer in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011.
With Russia attempting to sit deep and deny Portugal space in midfield, Raphaël Guerreiro found room on the left flank and delivered an inviting cross to the far post , where Ronaldo made the most of defender Fedor Kudriashov's misjudgment to head home.
A 2-1 group win to Mexico ended on a spiteful note, with nearly all 22 players involved in a scuffle after New Zealand defender Michael Boxall was held back by his shirt and retaliated with a scything tackle. On the Other Hand, New Zealand Team has got Zero Point level and as sounds like their Performance were not up to the same. "We've all been there", said Rojas.
NEW YORK (AP ) - Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. The top five teams to draft in the 2017 NBA Draft include the Philadelphia 76ers , Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics , Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings .
Scalise, who was shot in the hip and was in a critical condition after the shooting , is now in a " fair condition " and is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said on Wednesday.
Ostapenko has been creating history throughout the week, as she became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal on Tuesday when she bounced 11th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. "I didn't think I would be in the final but every match I've played better", Ostapenko said. But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and roared home from 3-3, swishing away a forehand to finish an absorbing contest and become the first Latvian to reach a major final.
Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently. "But something really freakish would have to happen if he were to leave this club". In fact, so furious was Ronaldo said to be with the Spanish giants that he was reported to have told his Portuguese national teammates that there was " no going back ".
Ronaldo was the only one who could breach the goal of Igor Afinkeev, the Russian goalkeeper who marked his 100th cap Wednesday by making five strong saves. However, this has caused them serious attacking problems in recent times: Anthony Hudson's men haven't scored a single goal in their last three games, including defeats to Northern Ireland and Belarus.
However, club president Florentino Perez disclosed that no offers had been received to tempt Ronaldo away and Real was determined to keep him. However, Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , insists he is calm about the situation and any buyer would have to meet the superstar's whopping £880million buy-out clause .
The Green Brigade entered the just concluded eight-team Champions Trophy as the lowest-ranked team at No.8 but raised themselves from the ashes to emerge champions at The Oval on Sunday. The former skipper stated that more needs to be done to improve the state of Pakistan cricket and there should be no complacency with this win. "Pakistan had to earn their win and they made us make mistakes".
Spanish TV station TVE and newspaper ABC claim Ronaldo will pay, while other reports suggest CR7 is still assessing his options ahead of a meeting with judge Monica Gomez Ferrer on July 31. "Not I nor anyone at Madrid is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club". Though that will still happen, this is a good sign for Real fans who grew nervous at the thought of the club's most popular player in history departing.
Germany came to the Confederation Cup with a young squad that has only three players from its World Cup-winning team. "I don't see any game as more winnable than any other", he added. "We are eager to play against such a strong team in a tournament and potentially beat them". The role of midfielder Aaron Mooy is also key as he will need to keep things tight ahead of his defensive unit, while Tomi Juric will need to produce a performance similar to that on Monday to ensure an Aussie win.
The Regina, SK, native was drafted 22nd overall by the Oilers in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He was the fifth overall pick in the 2011 draft. He scored a career-high 34 goals and 76 points in 2011-12. Strome, who recorded only 28 and 30 points the past two seasons after a breakthrough 2014-15 in which he notched 50 points, has a $2.5 salary cap hit heading into RFA status next summer.
The 24-year-old striker's agent has spoken favourably of a move to Old Trafford this summer, describing the club as "great" , while United are believed to have already pencilled in a medical. Morata's will to move to England has forced AC Milan to look for other striking targets and according to La Repubblica they have made Porto star Andre Silva one of their priority targets .
Originally it seemed City would land the 34-year-old for a modest £5 million fee. Marotta was quoted in Tuttosport saying: "We're not talking about a breakdown in the relationship, it's motivation that is fundamental for players". With City releasing Bacary Sagna , Gael Clichy and Pablo Zabaleta , a right-back has become Guardiola's priority and, given Alves' experience, the former Barca and Bayern Munich manager sees the 34-year-old as the ideal fit to fill the void in his defence.
Some players in the field for the year's second major that gets underway on Thursday had grumbled about how hard it was to advance the ball out of the fescue that stood nearly knee high. In that year he hit a14-under par in the Masters and US PGA and won neither, as well as shooting 11 under in the Open at St Andrews. The first staging of a US Open in Wisconsin has witnessed enthusiastic crowds.
Kaltenborn had been Sauber's team principal since 2012 and reportedly left after a disagreement with team owners Longbow Finance over the running of the team. Sauber have collected just four points this F1 season to be sitting ninth in the constructors' championship ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Motorpsort.com is reporting that former HRT team principal Colin Kolles is a possible candidate to replace Kaltenborn at Sauber .
The Phoenix Suns are among those teams, as the Clips reportedly proposed trading Jordan to Phoenix in exchange for center Tyson Chandler and the Suns' No. There's also the matter of Blake Griffin , who becomes a free agent after this season. The Clippers suffered another disappointing season this past National Basketball Association campaign.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would speak with state leaders on Friday about changing state laws so that risky criminals were not released from prison early on parole. Three police officers were wounded in the incident. Australian police also said they were investigating the siege as an act of terrorism after Daesh claimed responsibility via its Amaq news agency .
Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight then and there, and Ward retained his title. 'I know it sounds insane when you're light-heavyweight and I'm not the biggest light-heavyweight. In the fourth round Ward got in a jab and right hand though Kovalev continued to press the action. 'Kovalev also was probably up in the fight, at least by a little bit.
The shirts, unveiled at an event at Kings Cross station involving legends Robert Pires and Martin Keown, resemble those they have worn each of the last two years. Sanchez is coming off the back of a season during which he bagged 30 goals and 19 assists in 51 appearances in all competitions, as he established himself as an integral figure at Arsenal .