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Neither Young nor Gonzalez have ever been in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. Halep, the No. 3 seed, broke Pliskova in the third game of the opening set to take an early 2-1 lead. Ostapenko said: "In some moments I felt a little bit tight because it was already the semi-final". When it was, Ostapenko also ensured becoming the youngest French Open finalist since Ana Ivanovic in 2007.
  • Wanda Durant and Sonya Curry share epic moment after Game 3

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    I wish I could have a little more control over the reactions in certain situations", Curry told reporters . Curry: "I really don't have an answer, that's the craziest thing I've ever heard". The micro-analysis of every play has gotten out of hand to the point where these are the questions players are asked during Game 4 of an NBA Finals game, eliciting this response by the Golden State Warriors tandem.
  • Harry Kane chosen to captain England against Scotland

    Harry Kane chosen to captain England against Scotland

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    Starting with their first encounter in November 1872, the neighbours faced off nearly every year until 1984, when the British Home Championship was abolished. "We have several players who have excellent leadership qualities". Harry Kane is the latest player to be granted the honor of donning the England captain's armband.
  • NBA Finals 2017: Historic scoring outburst helps Cavs extend series

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    But refs claimed that his first technical was on coach Steve Kerr . "Our defense was not sharp". But they never got closer . "I thought they played a tremendous game". "It was an emotional game". "This is who we are", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. "They were down 3-0. That's ridiculous. If you give a team that kind of confidence, it snowballs".
  • Australia treating armed siege as 'terrorism incident'

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    Daniel Andrews said he wanted ASIO and the Australian Federal Police at the centre of parole decisions. Police are pictured outside the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Brighton in Melbourne , Australia , June 6, 2017 after police on Monday shot dead Yacqub Khayre after he held a woman hostage.
  • Martin O'Neill - It's a big three points for both countries

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    Martin O'Neill has admitted assistant Roy Keane went to war every time he pulled on his boots after hearing him challenge the Republic of Ireland to put their bodies on the line. Marc Janko and Marcel Sabitzer will miss the game through injury. Meanwhile Alan Browne, Andy Boyle and John Egan have all left the squad along with Stephen Quinn who had only joined up to train over the last few days.
  • LeBron James and Kyrie Irving keep Cleveland Cavaliers alive

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    The Cavaliers , days after melting down the stretch in a pivotal Game 3, punched back with a big 137-116 win that in some ways, felt like the awakening of the Finals . The LeBron moment everyone was talking about came in the third quarter, when he passed the ball to himself off the backboard for an incredible two-handed dunk.
  • Penguins Dominate Nashville In The Steel City 6-0

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    If they continue on this path in Game 6, Gary Bettman will be presenting the Cup in Nashville this weekend. The "11 Bruins won the last seven-game Cup final with a 4-0 win over Vancouver in the Canucks" Rogers Arena. It's Saros' second appearance of the series after coming in late in Game 2. The Penguins have come within two games of the first team to capture consecutive Cups in almost two decades due in large part to their resiliency.
  • England turn to captain Kane for Scotland clash

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    Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has said that he has no doubt that Harry Kane will do a good job as England captain. "I felt it important to try and give people the opportunity to lead in different ways". "He has got huge belief in himself, he's always had that". Lallana can't have been phoning Rodgers last weekend, as he was part of an England squad outing to Devon where they underwent a boot camp with Royal Marines, slept in tents with all mobile phone communication banned.
  • Penguin's prepare to take home Lord Stanley; Fluery or Murray?

    Penguin's prepare to take home Lord Stanley; Fluery or Murray?

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    The Predators are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power play opportunities. That's the central question to this series right now. Not the least of which is the fact that for the first time this postseason the Predators are faced with elimination. Pittsburgh walked out with an early lead, and wouldn't let up in Game 5.
  • Irving powers Cavaliers over Warriors to end flawless run

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    Durant's sheer talent and uncanny ability to hit shots at key moments has been the difference maker for a Warriors team that have raced out to a 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven NBA Finals . Cleveland were powerless to stop it as a Durant three turned the lead over, before the hosts defended poorly, then turned it over immediately from an inbound to ensure there was no way back into the ball game in the dying seconds.
  • Bar giving away free shots for every Warriors 3 is scary special

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    Can the Golden State Warriors take revenge for last year's stunning loss to Cleveland after taking a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals by completing a four-game sweep? The third quarter was easily the most chaotic of the Finals. Cleveland took Game 3 at home, lost Game 4 and then won the final three games - Game 7 in Oakland - to capture the city's first sports championship since 1964.