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Sport Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title
Author: 0 Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

The 35-year-old Swiss required just 53 minutes to complete a 6-1 6-3 victory which also gave him his fourth ATP title of the year to date . Wimbledon starts on Monday, 3 July. "Roger is the best player of all time on grass, it will be a very hard match", Zverev said, as quoted on Yahoo . Federer wasted set points in the first as Mayer won a nine-minute eighth game, saving both chances and holding serve with a pair of aces.

Sport 76ers trade for No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft
Author: 0 76ers trade for No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's draft

It's rare that we see the No. 1 overall pick traded which has happened in a deal between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers . "Even before the lottery, we have been evaluating these kids for the last few years, and we felt that they were all close", he said of the talent level between Fultz , Ball, Jackson and Tatum.

Author: 0 South Africa beat England to level series

Roy was furious after becoming the first T20 batsman to be given out for obstructing the field when TV umpire Tim Robinson judged he deliberately got in the way of Andile Phehlukwayo's throw at the wicket. England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was not playing in the game, took to Twitter to say: "Can't believe that @JasonRoy20 was given out in that manner today....embarrassment is the only word that can be associated with the decision".

Sport Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

The result was all but secured by Bernardo's goal although New Zealand , managed by the impressive 36-year-old Englishman Anthony Hudson, were bright and ambitious to the extent that Santos admitted they deserved a goal. Nevertheless Russia took the lead through an Aleksandr Samedov on 25 minutes, before falling behind five minutes later when controversy raised its head again in the form of Araujo heading over Akinfeev to level the score.

Author: 0 Confed Cup hosts Russian Federation face decisive match against Mexico

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . "I'm very happy to be in the semi-finals". The 32-year-old has a court date in Madrid next month, accused by Spanish authorities of tax evasion, and the fallout has resulted in Ronaldo threatening to leave Real.

Author: 0 Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Open Super Series

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will today take on China's Chen Long in the men's singles final of the Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament here. He moved Chen Long around the court as he if he was playing an amateur. The world No.11 attacked Long again to claim three straight points to make it 20-19, only for Long to smash his way to 20-20.

Sport Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No
Author: 0 Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No

Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca speaks to fans during the team's NBA basketball draft party at TD Garden, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Boston . "We anticipate being very active to try to improve our roster". "That's a good thing". No worries, for now. Ainge, who played for the Sacramento Kings (1989-1990), acknowledged he wasn't thrilled to make the long trip and not get to see Jackson workout.

Author: 0 LaVar Ball Says Lonzo Will Take The Lakers To The Playoffs

Hong). LaVar also added that his son would have an immediate and winning impact on the Lakers organization, saying " Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs in his first year. He has the talent to be an All-Star. "All of us know that he has the ability to make other players around him better". Pelinka said that Ball's play will be "infectious" and make his teammates more willing passers as well.

Author: 0 'I have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer' - Kohli

The 67-year-old made it clear that a meeting of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) to pick the next coach will be a waste of time and instead suggested to ask the captain and players who they want as the coach. "Team India will get his new head coach before tour to Sri Lanka". "It was apparent the partnership [with Virat Kohli] was untenable, and I therefore believe it is best for me to move on", he wrote in the tweet message.

Author: 0 8 players the Devils could lose to Las Vegas in Expansion Draft

McPhee was excited to discover the cache of quality players to choose from. "I heard gunfire coming from the camp and I saw people running out of the site", said Modibo Diarra, who lives nearby. Presumably, it's another pick or prospect. This much is certain: With plenty of teams talking, McPhee is definitely listening. Vegas GM George McPhee can also now begin contacting free agents such as Oshie, Shattenkirk, Alzner and others who were left unprotected by their teams.

Author: 0 Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

Following the unsafe attempt of the Chilean side Germany's Lars Stindl earned a yellow card for wrecking into Chilean defender Jean Beausejour, TASS reported. The Germans are second in the table on goal difference behind Chile with both teams on four points. Though Can's availability would be a boost, Germany only need a draw on Sunday to progress and will therefore feel they don't need to take the risk of playing him.

Sport Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr
Author: 0 Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

Tatum and the Celtics seem to have more familiarity, with the 6-foot-8 swingman believing he'd be a good fit on the roster of the team that had the best record in the Eastern Conference. "I felt like they made it pretty clear who they were going to draft with the No. 1 pick, so I didn't really feel like it was worth either of our times for me to work out with them".

Sport Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected
Author: 0 Ramirez sharp in Angels' win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected

Yastrzemski, Rice and Boggs were also present for Ortiz's ceremony. The American city of Boston honored Ortiz by renaming the Yawkey Way Extension to David Ortiz Drive . He is 5-5 with a 3.26 ERA over 13 career starts against Los Angeles. 3B Jhonny Peralta signed a minor league deal with the Red Sox and will report to Pawtucket.

Sport NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft
Author: 0 NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

The consensus of draft analysts was that there was no more qualified prospect than Fultz to achieve legendary status, and the Sixers took it further and spent two first-round draft choices for the right to fit him into a backcourt with Simmons.

Sport Manchester United FC's Michael Carrick taking it 'year by year'
Author: 0 Manchester United FC's Michael Carrick taking it 'year by year'

However Carrick refused to be drawn into the matter of a fairytale return and stated that he will follow the matter closely and see how it unfolds in the years to come. Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says that he has no plans for retirement, insisting that he intends to assess matters at the end of each season.

Sport Matt Mitrione stops Fedor Emelianenko after double knockdown
Author: 0 Matt Mitrione stops Fedor Emelianenko after double knockdown

Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC) couldn't recover faster than Matt Mitrione (12-5) and had his lights put out as a result. Mitrione, of Indianapolis, dropped to his seat, but looked clear-eyed and quickly scrambled to his feet. Mitrione pounced on Emelianenko and rained down heavy hits before the referee stopped the fight. Immediately after the bout, he encouraged fans to make a donation to the family of Tim Hague , a veteran mixed martial artist who died earlier this month at age 34 from ...

Sport The first real midweek team selected
Author: 0 The first real midweek team selected

I wouldn't say that we were off track, I'd say we are just keeping our momentum going". While the physical challenge in going up against the best team in the world is hard enough, coping mentally is just as important if you are going to be successful.

Author: 0 Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

And Mexico went on to take the lead in even more freaky circumstances early in the second half, with Akinfeev completely misjudging a long ball and presenting Hirving Lozano with a simple headed finish. The defender headed the ball into the opposite corner, over goalkeeper Akinfeev. Captain and reigning Ballon d'Or holder, Cristiano Ronaldo put Portugal in front with a well struck penalty after 33 minutes.

Sport CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211
Author: 0 CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

Cardiff on Wednesday, witness something special, after Pakistan marched into the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy , thrashing the hosts England by eight wickets. "I don't think there was any home advantage", Morgan said. "We've played some really good cricket throughout the whole of this summer, and so it was frustrating not being able to win it".

Sport Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid
Author: 0 Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid

They also circulated a copy of a tax document dated July 3, 2015, which covers the period in question. Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo will testify on July 31 in Madrid on allegations that he hid income from tax authorities between 2011 and 2014, the court said on Tuesday.

Sport Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal
Author: 0 Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal

The Australian sealed victory with an ace down the middle. "Yeah, a big blow , for sure", said Murray , the five-time victor of the event. The British No.1 had little time to adjust to the courts at the Edgbaston Priory Club after reaching the final of the Nottingham Open on Sunday.

Sport Bellator 180 Predictions: Wanderlei Silva vs
Author: 0 Bellator 180 Predictions: Wanderlei Silva vs

Sonnen immediately scored a takedown. Set to fight at UFC 175 back in July 2013, Sonnen and Silva were suspended for drug test violations but under different circumstances. The brash fighter insisted he made Ortiz tap in their fight, which he lost via a rear-naked choke, and then called out the Last Emperor. Even if you are The Last Emperor, beloved by fans for almost two decades, you are not special.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson is optimistic about summer of 2018

Chosen with the second-overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday, Ball is known for many things, one of those being a tremendous passer. Also going to the Lakers are the rights to forward Kyle Kuzma, who was drafted with the 27th pick.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th worldwide goal helped lift Portugal to the semifinals. Despite not featuring due to being dropped for Benfica's Nelsen Semedo, Cedric Soares and his Portugal side have reached the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup .