The world number 97 triumphed 6-2 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (7-9) 6-3, becoming the first player since Nicolas Escude in 1998 to make the last eight of the Australian Open on his main-draw debut. In the victory, Chung won 70 percent of his first serve points and 62 percent of his second serve points. I was just trying to copy Novak because he's my idol.
As Federer began to find those attractive backhand strokes, it put Berdych on the backfoot and he began making mistakes. "I'm just trying to find the feeling back I had like 2016", said Kerber, who will return to the top 10 in the world rankings.
Ashwin, Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Dinesh Karthik (wk), Umesh Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja. Virat Kohli's team pick in under a huge criticization, as majority blamed him for excluding B Kumar from the second test playing 11. But Pujara supported his skipper well. The cracks are opening up and a couple of balls are deviating a lot. "But the way Kohli and Pujara batted was really good", said Phehlukwayo.
The win leaves Real five points behind Valencia in third, after Marcelino Garcia Toral's side had two players sent off in a shock 2-1 loss at lowly Las Palmas on Saturday. The forward struck twice in the win, a much-needed boost as he had previously netted just four goals in La Liga all season. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday dismissed media speculation linking superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Bernabeu .
We know that. We just hope they realise and they do appreciate us maybe more all the time and not just in waves. Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza was among the five seeded women to lose on Day 4. He maintained his flawless record against Mannarino, beating the Frenchman for the seventh consecutive time . Top-seeded Simona Halep cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 win over Eugenie Bouchard to advance to the third round of the Australian Open .
Zimmer previously served as Vikings defensive coordinator, and his defenses have been in the top 10 in seven of the last nine seasons . Parcells retired from coaching Monday , Jan. If he passes it, we'll go get him. After holding walk-through practices before the final regular-season game, players wanted to put pads on during the bye week.
The dream of an undefeated season is now over, but City can still be the most dominant champion in Premier League history. His best game against Newcastle came during the 2015/16 season when he scored five as part of a 6-1 win at the Etihad.
Case in point: the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints played a classic in the second game, yet still freshly stinging from playoff elimination, I didn't really watch even though the television was on in the room. The Vikings are pretty good everywhere, and ultimately I have a little more faith in Keenum than in Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles . But indications are strong that Thielen will start, despite a lower back injury that cost him one day of practice this week and ...
Durbin, Democrat of IL, of a "gross misrepresentation" of Trump's words. While Graham has not directly confirmed Trump's remarks in the meeting, the South Carolina Republican has praised Durbin repeatedly and noted that he told Trump in the meeting that America is "not defined by its people but by its ideals".
But in a Christmas miracle (for some), Eagles coach Doug Pederson elected to take a knee, so the final score read 19-10. Oakland's Derek Carr joined Dan Marino, Peyton Manning, Russell Wilson, Andrew Luck as only QBs with at least 100 TD passes in first four seasons in NFL .
The Jacksonville Jaguars ground game is averaging 141.4 yards per contest, and Leonard Fournette leads the way with 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns. AFC , and 2-5 in their last 7 playoff road games. I feel like the Patriots in some ways just won the playoffs lottery. Following a series of Jaguars Touchdowns, and special performances by LeVeon Bell and Antonio Brown , the Jaguars narrowly won 45-42, in a high scoring, exciting, action-packed game.
The Vikings flaunt a Pro Bowl or All-Pro at every level of their defense - corner, safety, linebacker and defensive line . The Eagles , rest assured, will use that last play as an example of over-coaching. Can the Vikings, who are one win away from becoming the NFL's first team to play the Super Bowl in its home stadium, recreate the same intensity for the second straight week? The Eagles' offense, despite losing both quarterback Carson Wentz and left tackle Jason Peters for the ...
In 16 games in 2017, he won 10 games as he led the Jaguars to the AFC South division crown. Ramsey's comments surely will find their way north. "The way that they practiced was hard so you knew they were going to improve and get better". Teammates supported Ramsey's remark on Monday. "A.J.
His presence aided in the Cavaliers' 62-point night in the paint, going 31-for-47, though they converted a measly 7-of-28 night from distance. "I guarantee there was a moment like this (for the Cavaliers ), at least once, sometimes more , in each of the last three seasons".
India's already hard task assumed ever greater hard proportions after their talismanic skipper Virat Kohli too fell cheaply following the dismissals of both the openers. However if there's one constant in the global cricketing world, it's this: No matter what the year, no matter what the format, no matter what the country, no matter what the surface and no matter what the circumstances, Kohli will score runs.
And after the Falcons attempted four straight pass plays at the end of the game instead of handing off to Tevin Coleman who had been strong, Dan Quinn and the Falcons certainly had to answer questions about Sarkisian when it was all said and done.
The Saints did something very hard in pecking off a division rival three times in a season. However, unlike most of his peers, Brees doesn't need to maintain sideline comms with his coaches , while his mental playclock and improvisational playbook afford New Orleans offensive flexibility and reduce any delay-of-game penalties.
Are The Steelers Distracted? Sunday's matchup is full of some elite play. That's the question the Jaguars have to answer this weekend - do they belong?There are plenty of folks right now who would say no, especially after the way the Jaguars played against the Buffalo Bills .
But, the 30-year-old Barcelona superstar produced a stunning performance to help his national side win the all-important match against an already eliminated Ecuador. Messi's double-blast galvanised Argentina , who gradually grew in confidence through the remainder of the half, carefully maintaining possession to frustrate Ecuador's hopes of regaining the initiative.
Chicago is 1-3 with the lone win coming against Pittsburgh in an overtime game in Week 3. This year's Chicago Bears would not be what most would consider a team with a revolutionary offense. "I've tried to prepare like I've been the starter", Keenum said. Tight end Zach Miller called him a "baller". He gained just 2.6 yards per carry when slamming the ball up the middle.
They had a lot of shifts, drop motion". Miles last coached in Tiger Stadium in a 23-20 win over Mississippi State on September 17, 2016. "Having Frank back will give us a rotation with three defensive ends", Orgeron said. He threw a 12-yard completion to Freddie Swain and got a 23-yard run by Perine that ended with a late hit against the Tigers and another 15 yards to the LSU 16.
But they had little impact on the game or Rodgers. With the run, scrambling 18 yards to the Dallas 12-yard line . The drive was capped off with a fade to Adams in the left side of the end zone to win the game. As Joe Buck was discussing the circumstances where Elliott's six-game suspension may come next week, next season, or not at all given the uncertainty of where the court system rules , Troy Aikman chimed in: "You talk to team officials, and hey, they do believe that some of that has ...
If you'd told Wales they'd be undefeated with two games of qualifying to go, they'd probably assume qualification was nigh. "It will be a sensational atmosphere - we welcome the pressure", said Coleman. One positive note is that they have netted in all of their away games so far, plus the return of James McClean and Robbie Brady from suspension should improve their attacking play.
While the Raiders coach believes Carr will be recovered from his back injury and able to start next Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers , a healthy quarterback isn't a cure-all for what ails his club. The Raven finally got some production from the deep passing game, but the Raiders have been bad over the top all season and were missing two of their top three cornerbacks Sunday.
The Jets are unexpectedly riding a two-game winning streak as they head to Cleveland for a matchup with the winless Browns . Garrett went on to add another sack on McCown late in the second quarter of Cleveland's 17-14 loss. Browns coach Hue Jackson has posted a 1-19 record since becoming coach in 2016. And don't get fancy in the red zone; play sound, fundamental football.
However, they return to Fenway Park empty-handed, with one more loss ending their season earlier than they had hoped. John Farrell needs to save somebody to start a potential Game 4, but there's no Game 4 without a win in Game 3 . He gave up six extra-base hits for just the second time in his career, and had rarely allowed nine hits and seven runs in the same game; it had happened just three times before.
This week they will travel to College Station, as they try to put together another dominating performance against the Texas A&M Aggies. Mond led the offense on a 44-yard drive before throwing the ball into double coverage, and Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick picked the ball off at the 1-yard line.
Friday night's contest against Panama is absolutely huge regarding whether or not the team gets in. The Americans were able to avoid the discipline report and will have all of their players available for their final World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
The Indians were 42-9 in the regular season after acquiring Bruce in a trade with the Mets on August 9, and that included a 22-game win streak. "If we feel the need to hit, we can". Thursday night, only four of the 23 batters Bauer faced reached base, and he faced only three over the minimum in recording 20 outs. Girardi nodded and held up a finger, asking for time to make a decision.
Due to consecutive roughing the passer calls, the Bucs were able to attempt a 56-yard field goal before halftime, which Nick Folk missed wide right. I know its not like he lost the game for the team, but 2 turnovers almost cost the team their win tonight. Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter told reporters that, after speaking with general manager Jason Licht after the game, a chat on the state of the kicking position is "forthcoming", but that they "don't want to make any rash decisions".
Friday's matchup between Pomeranz and Keuchel features two men who would likely be the staff ace on most other teams (and Keuchel, a former Cy Young victor, was the Astros ace until Verlander arrived). Now that we've covered the best pitchers for the day, what about the bats? According to Sports Illustrated, as dominant as Sale has been this year, he enters Game 1 looking to rebound from what has not been a great ending to the regular season, especially by his standards.
Martinez in the second half of the season - beat the Rockies in the wild card game, they will prove to be a tough test. Because Yankees starter Luis Severino was so bad in the first inning and knocked out with three runs in, two on and one out, four relievers wound up eating the final 8 2/3 innings.
On the mound for Colorado will be Jon Gray (10-4, 3.67 ERA), while Arizona turns to Zack Greinke (17-7, 3.20). In addition to the game's starter Zack Greinke , left-hander Robbie Ray , a 15-game victor, will be in the Arizona bullpen along with fellow starters lefty Patrick Corbin and right-hander Zack Godley.
The Bronx Bombers will start 23-year-old Luis Severino , who is making his first postseason appearance. A half-inning later, Santana walked the leadoff man, gave up a base hit to Aaron Judge and then a three-run homer to Didi Gregorius to tie the game at three with just one out in the first.