Sharapova's tactics questioned in grand slam return
Aug 30, 2017, 01:48
She broke Halep three times in the first set, eventually winning it on the Romanian's serve with a powerful forehand return.
The 146th-ranked Russian wildcard improved to 7-0 lifetime against Halep with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 triumph Monday on the NY hardcourts, marking Halep's 30th Grand Slam appearance without a title. On a Monday night with the vibe of a later-round affair, the five-time major champion showed off her big match pedigree and resoundingly silenced any of her doubters. Furthermore, Sharapova aims to keep her record blameless over Halep which now stands at 6-0.
"I'm sad, of course, losing this match", Halep said.
"You sometimes wonder why you put in all the work", Sharapova said on court after her victory, "and this is exactly why".
This is Sharapova's first appearance at the U.S. Open since 2014.
"I think this is the most depth we have ever had, we are also seeing a changing of the guard because I have been through five six, seven generations and right now it's so exciting".
Muguruza, last year's French Open champion, can reach the US Open third round for the first time Wednesday by defeating China's Duan Ying-Ying.
After Sharapova won the first set 6-4, Halep responded by taking the second set by the same margin.
In defence of Halep, she hadn't really begun her rise to the top of the sport in 2015, having only been in one previous grand slam final at the 2014 French Open - but the victor of that final? "When I first came to NY I was intimidated by the noise, the traffic, the people". Sharapova took a bathroom break before the third set started, leaving Halep stranded on court practising her serves.
"In the paper, people might think that", she said.
It had been three years since Sharapova last appeared at Flushing Meadows and by the end of Monday's three-hour thriller, both the sellout crowd and the five-time grand slam victor were aware of just how much they had missed each other. "I will try again and hopefully it will happen".
The defending women's champion, Germany's Angelique Kerber, doesn't play until Tuesday, when she is to face Naomi Osaka of Japan.
But it was like she had never been away as she took her night-time record on the Arthur Ashe Stadium to 18 wins in 18 matches. She was better. She was serving better.
The jackpot is listed as $758.7 million, but that refers to the annuity option, doled out in 30 payments over 29 years. Lottery players will have a shot at a $700 million Powerball jackpot that ranks as the second largest in US history.
Rocket League is available now for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and it launches on Nintendo Switch sometime this holiday 2017. No definitive release date has been locked down for the game yet but all signs are pointing to a release some time this year.
Total said it would acquire assets that could generate free cash flow even if crude oil prices drop below $30 per barrel. Total will issue to Maersk 97.5 million shares, representing 3.75 percent of its enlarged share capital.
Last year, Microsoft release the Xbox One S model, with some interior improvements along with a slightly smaller sized console . The US site only has a listing for refurbed versions, while they're marked as " Out of Stock " in the United Kingdom store.
- A baby girl born Monday in SC , hours before the total solar eclipse , has been legally named Eclipse , FOX Carolina reported . She was due to give birth on September 3 but instead went into labour early and had her baby at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
He will also view the joint Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise during the trip that will run through Tuesday. If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula, it should try to stop this military exercise.
In the film Spider-Man: Homecoming , Tony Stark was about to propose to her in front of reporters at the end of the film. It looks like Iron Man will have his on-screen partner Pepper Potts right by his side in the upcoming Avengers 4 .
Toller said Lathem then yelled at Warren, who was standing in a nearby doorway, and asked him for help. Toller said Lathem and Warren had talked in detail beforehand about how they would kill themselves.
Their statement says they absolutely do not accept terrorist attacks and they can not accept terrorist acts in the name of Islam. He urged Bangladesh to seek global support to provide food, medical and humanitarian care for the new arrivals.
No definitive release date has been locked down for the game yet but all signs are pointing to a release some time this year. The new NSR auto is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on.
Six people are current aboard the space station, including NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer, and Randy Bresnik. Millions around the country watched the total solar eclipse , or when the moon completely obscures the sun, on Monday.
Tracking Heavy Showers, Tropical Disturbance Off Coast
The system is forecast to move near the northeastern coast of SC and along the North Carolina coast Monday night and Tuesday . The system is then forecast to hug the coast of North and South Carolina Monday evening into Tuesday morning.
Apple removes apps from Iran following USA sanctions
His company had started an online campaign to attract more customers, but has chose to halt those efforts for now. Until now, the search giant hasn't taken any action on the Iranian apps available in the Play Store.
Sasikala CCTV footage in Bengaluru prison
Anita was transferred to Dharwad Prison in July following DIG D Roopa's report alleging VVIP perks given to Sasikala. This fresh evidence points to a possible collusion between the convicts and the prison officials.
South Korea military drills - an unnecessary provocation?
But a week later, Trump shared a Tweet, writing: " Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision". North Korea has described Australia's involvement in war games between the US and South Korea as a "suicidal act".
Knife attacker runs amok in Siberia
Surgut , with a population of about 320,000, is an oil- and gas-producing centre 2,100km (1,300 miles) north-east of Moscow. However, Russian officials stopped short of describing the incident as terrorism and also disputed the jihadists' claim.
1 in AP poll; FSU at No. 3 and Auburn No. 12
Meanwhile, Ohio State - which is ranked second - is making its 29th consecutive appearance in the preseason poll. Alabama was an overwhelming choice for No. 1 and led a list of six Southeastern Conference teams in the poll.