An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his team, Argentina never missed a World Cup finals since 1970. The top four teams qualify automatically and the fifth play off against a team from another confederation.
Points leader Kyle Larson followed three consecutive second-place finishes by winning last weekend at Fontana, California, but even though he was third here a year ago, the tire and brake wear and patience required to navigate the tight turns, cramped pit road and 500 laps remain a challenge to him.
Having split 11-9 wins in tiebreaks in the first two sets, the third was as tight as expected, with Federer opening the scoring with a brilliant down-the-line backhand before giving up the mini break by missing a short off forehand. Kyrgios was furious when a fan called out during one point, to which he yelled "shut up". He said it would be "super special" to face Nadal again.
With his 32 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists, he earned his 39th triple-double of the season. The Thunder led by 21 points in the third quarter before being outscored 28-19 in the final quarter. Stick with it and we'll be alright". Leonard and Aldridge shot a combined 5 for 18 before the break. Leonard, who had been bottled up in the first half, got loose for 13 points in the third quarter.
Roger Federer needed more than three hours to outlast Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (9) 6-7 (9) 7-6 (5) in a pulsating Miami Open semi-final on Friday to set up another mouthwatering final clash with Rafa Nadal. "I had some ups and up and downs, bit of a roller coaster", Kyrgios said. "I was just sitting there and actually feeling good about the match still, even though I had just wasted match points", he said .
Funes Mori sustained a torn meniscus when playing in Argentina's 2-0 defeat in Bolivia on Tuesday, meaning he had to be replaced in the first half. Everton defender is set to miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury in the latest blow to the Premier League teams defense.