We have won a few games this year, but this was really special. "Everybody was like, "that's very important". "It was outstanding and well deserved for him because he got a lot of criticism in his Liverpool career and sometimes these are the moments you need as a player and for us as a team we need a goalkeeper like this".
When Nadal sailed a return long on the final point, Federer took the ball on a bounce behind the baseline and sent it into the stands, then waved both hands in jubilation. Whatever it is, Federer has regained shades of his invincible best. Winning his 91st career title, Federer collected the champion's check of $1.175 million and 1,000 ranking points.
Great Britain fail to win a single set on the opening day of a Davis Cup tie for the first time in nine years, as both Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans lose in three sets. Lucas Pouille and Jeremy Chardy won their matches in straight sets to give France a 2-0 lead over Britain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday.
On Thursday afternoon, we learned that Kevin Durant has been cleared to practice, and that the Warriors "anticipated" that he would return on Saturday against the Pelicans. The Warriors said that they would not have Durant on any minute's restriction due to injury. The Warriors have to feel pretty confident going into their first round playoff series, no matter who they'll be playing.
Things could've gone worse in the inning, but Rodriguez was bailed out by two phenomenal defense plays - by Marco Hernandez and Jackie Bradley - to end the inning. The Sox got a little something going against reliever Shane Greene in the seventh frame, with a single and hit batsmen bringing up Holt with two outs and two one.
Baez left the game with a left eye contusion after colliding with Heyward. The World Series champions got a season-high 17 hits, many of which were not well-struck. NOTES: After claiming INF/OF Nick Franklin off waivers from Tampa earlier in the week, Milwaukee officially added him to its active roster Friday .