But she recovered to break Sharapova, who had not lost a set so far at the tournament, and level the match at 7-5. "So I definitely had a bit of a letdown", Sharapova said. "On one hand, I totally understand the tournaments want her in the draw because she is very famous and they want more attention, which is part of the business".
BAYERN MUNICH have suffered fresh agony as it was revealed Manuel Neuer broke his foot against Real Madrid. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and also his 100th goal in the UCL. Real Madrid ultimately topped Bayern thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick in a match that provided a plethora of chances. And he once again rounded on his critics after a restless Bernabeu crowd got on his back for an error-strewn first-half display.
Pittsburgh is 5-2 in their last 7 games against the NL East and 3-10 in their last 13 road games while the under is 12-3-1 in their last 16 road games. Alen Hanson followed Ngoepe's sixth-inning triple with one of his own. Josh Harrison had a run scoring infield hit to make it 2-0 Pirates . "It's a fabulous organizational win for everybody", Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said.
Despite his straight sets win, on a centre court which is named after him, Nadal was far from pleased with his week's work in the Catalan capital where rain has made the conditions heavy. Nevertheless, Thiem's form in Barcelona has shown why he is a future Grand Slam champion. Thiem put on a clinical performance in the quarterfinals against Japan's Yuichi Sugita who was a lucky loser.
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Stewart, right, tags out Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts while trying to score on a hit by Hanley Ramirez during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston , Thursday, April 13, 2017. Aiming for a winning atmosphere in the clubhouse, the Tampa Bay Rays want to clear the air. Cash, whose team has lost four of its last five to drop to 6-6, said Chase Whitley would be brought up from the minors and added he didn't expect Odorizzi to be out ...
Osuna had acknowledged his confidence was shaken after blowing saves in three of his previous five appearances, but got back on track by relying more on his four-seam fastball, a suggestion made by catcher Russell Martin. "It's really tough", Toronto manager John Gibbons said. Pillar led off the fifth inning with a double and scored on a Barney single down the right-field foul line.