Paige Parker , only having allowed just three base runners entering the fifth, allowed a two-out Jenna Lilley single before Danica Mercado - on a 3-2 pitch - lined a rise ball over the rightfield wall to give the Ducks a stunning 2-0 lead. The two teams are responsible for each of the last four titles and at least one has played in every championship series since 2011. While it is sad to end the season and even more sad to see the college careers of Bailey Landry, Sahvanna Jaquish and Connie ...
Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time. Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.
Halep improved her career record against Suarez Navarro to 7-5. Halep established her credentials to become the newest French Open champion with a blistering victory over Carla Suarez-Navarro of Spain to reach the quarterfinals. So right now you have an opportunity to change things. Svitolina said she had panicked after experiencing shooting pain in her back 30 minutes before the match.
The Japanese star recovered from a awful start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final. After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round dalayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.
Wenger signed a two-year contract extension at the club last week and Giroud was keen to end any speculation over his future with uncertain contract situations for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil . The Nigeria global told The Sun: "I'm backing Arsene Wenger to win the league title at Arsenal again". "We'd run through brick walls for the boss".
But it was a familiar story at the front, with Ferrari's Sebastian stretching his championship lead over Hamilton to 25 points after a comfortable win. "It is how it goes sometimes: we now go to the next race to do better". Vettel leapfrogged Raikkonen to claim his second Monaco Grand Prix victory and build a 25-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' championship.