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Venus is the first New Zealander to reach the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam since Brett Steven and American partner Pat Galbraith at Wimbledon in 1998.
Seven-time major champion Venus Williams was bidding for a quarterfinal spot against No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky. I mean, I love playing here. "It's very important for me to be in the quarter-finals one more time", said Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday.
In remaining women's third-round matches, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic brushed aside Germany's Carina Witthoeft 7-5, 6-1; No. 5 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine won 6-4, 7-5 against Magda Linette, and Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1. "I think there were just some points where she just came up with great tennis a lot of the times in the second and the third set". Unforced errors continued to spew from the seven-time Grand Slam singles champion's racquet, and a double fault handed the Swiss, two break points. The last repeat women's champion at Roland Garros remains Justine Henin, who won the tournament three consecutive years from 2005 to 2007.
It was hard not to feel for Garbiñe Muguruza on Sunday, as her title defense was ended by an inspired Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in the Round of 16.
The only player to have beaten Nadal on clay this season is Austrian Dominic Thiem - who was playing Argentine Horacio Zeballos later Sunday in a fourth-round match.
Kuznetsova, who won the 2009 French Open and 2004 U.S. Open, was ousted by two-time major runner-up Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, and Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, was eliminated by 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Mourinho stages the briefest press conference of all
United's performances during this season's tournament suggest their players were not sure how much they wanted to win it either. Manchester United ended their Premier League season on a high, Josh Harrop and Paul Pogba sealing victory over Crystal Palace .
Mladenovic next will face Bacsinszky, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko. Plus, all eight women who play for quarterfinal berths Monday are seeking a first major title.
Garbine Muguruza did not take kindly to the way spectators pulled for her opponent - her French opponent, mind you - at the French Open.She said: "I think the more matches I play and the toughest vic tories gives you self confidence, a successful feeling out there". How right those folks were.
Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time.
"I'll certainly go home and rest up and forget about tennis a little bit and watch some National Basketball Association and NHL", Isner said. And as Muguruza walked to the locker room after her defeat, she wagged a finger toward the stands before bursting into tears during her post-match interview.
A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open, Muguruza fell apart down the stretch.
No word from Merriam-Webster on whether they'll add it to the dictionary next year. "New York's hottest nightclub is #Covfefe ". When asked in the past about other Trump tweets, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has said the posts speak for themselves.
The Associated Press has a story this morning of how many Americans don't see this holiday weekend as a time to honor the fallen. Talk to a veteran in your family and learn about their commitment and the challenges they faced in their time of service.
The president has focused on manufacturing jobs, a sector that has seen steady growth since his election. Despite the miss on job gains, this report should provide the final green light to the Federal Reserve .
The suspensions from Monday's brawl between Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland have been handed out. "I thought it was awesome". Giants first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse has been placed on the disabled list with a concussion suffered during the fight.
Also, the Warriors are home to the only unanimous MVP victor ever in Stephen Curry, again only Golden State can claim to that. Major League Baseball works a bit differently, fining teams who spend a certain amount of money on player salaries.
Within the USA , the announcement saw protests amidst questions about President Trump's views on climate change . The political leaders join university presidents and companies who also oppose President Trump's decision .
Washing the hands for 10 seconds significantly removed bacteria from the hands at all of the water temperatures . In a previous study, Schaffner examined the difference between using a paper towel or airing drying hands.
That followed comments by Cavaliers forward Channing Frye, who said Ball would be " disgustingly easy to hate on ". Note: NBC Los Angeles will be present at the Lakers' facility for any media availability with Ball on June 7 .
The 26-year-old left-hander reached the majors for the first time this season, making two relief appearances for the Twins. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers moved utility man Rob Segedin to the 60-day disabled list.
Trump has changed his mind on large decisions before, even after previously signalling a move in the opposite direction. Both solar- and coal-related exchange traded funds were widely underperforming the overall stock market on Wednesday.
Irving also rolled an ankle on a drive and bucket with 1:47 left in the third but was able to stay in the game. They all know not to expect the same, unusually tame James in Game 4. "Defensively, we've got to be better".
Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge
Husband and wife Ben and Natalie told BBC Radio 5 Live they were outside Borough Market when they witnessed the incident there. She said it was a fast-moving investigation and her thoughts were with "those who are caught up in these awful events".
Tiger Woods filmed struggling with breath test in jail
Woods told officers he did not drink, but takes several prescription medications, according to a police report. Woods is recovering from a back surgery he had last month and was likely prescribed powerful painkillers .
Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter
The officers weren't charged criminally, but Tamir's mother settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the city for $ 6 million . Williams said the department now makes sure to read through all applicants' personnel files and employment history.
Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons
Putin says it would be odd if Russian Federation rebuffed overtures from European politicians who want to strengthen relations. Macron took a swipe at Russian media outlets Russia Today and Sputnik , calling them " organs of influence and propaganda".
Death of police officer in Lockyer Valley
A resident and witness told the Courier Mail that the man ran on to a farm and into a container soon after killing the officer. He is suspected of fatally shooting Senior Constable Brett Forte after the police officer intercepted his vehicle .