Read: What now for Novak Djokovic after shock quarterfinal loss? With such an attacking game, backing Ostapenko could be a precarious business. The unseeded Latvian hit 21 winners and 16 unforced errors as she took the first set 7-6 (4).
Thus, the politicians had to craft legislation to make it possible. Under the new law, Akihito has three years to abdicate. At the time, Japanese law didn't allow an emperor to voluntarily leave his position. In a historic break from tradition, Japan will allow its aging emperor to retire from the throne. In addition to Princess Mako , there are six other unmarried princesses who could lose their imperial status if they marry commoners, raising the possibility that the royal family ...
Voters will be asked to answer yes or no to the question: "Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a republic", Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont said in the region's capital Barcelona . The government of Catalonia says it has been open to negotiating the terms of the referendum or coming to an agreement, but has been ignored by Madrid.
Saudi Arabian coach Bert van Marwijk says his side isn't scared of the Socceroos , declaring all the pressure is on Australia in Thursday night's World Cup qualifier. Tom Rogic fired a blistering effort into the top corner 64 minutes into the second-half to give Australia a win that moves them level on points with the Saudis, who hold on to second place in Group B on goal difference despite the loss.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell (27) in the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Denver. According to ESPN, a comment on the post , made by one of Melisa's friends, implied abuse was involved.
Morata headed home a cross from the left-flank by Saul Niguez to extend Spain's streak without a loss to nine games since Lopetegui took over after the European Championship a year ago. Colombia had superstars of their own to call upon too as James Rodriguez , Falcao and Juan Cuadrado - the latter of whom was sent off in that Champions League final - all started, but it was Spain who began the match on top.