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Daily Archives: June 9, 2018

Halep hoping to be fourth-time lucky

PARIS: World number one Simona Halep gets a fourth chance to finally win a Grand Slam title when she starts as favourite in the French Open final against American Sloane Stephens on Saturday. The 26-year-old has pedigree on clay, knows what it feels like to step out on Court Philippe Chatrier to contest the title match and holds a 5-2 ...

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Thiem is right at last

No. 7 seed defeats Cecchinato to reach first Grand Slam final Paris: Dominic Thiem finally got to face someone other than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in the French Open semi-finals, and he took full advantage. The No. 7-seeded Thiem reached the first Grand Slam final of his career by ending the surprising run of 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato of Italy ...

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Dustin Johnson continues US Open preparations with stunning round at St. Jude Classic

After an opening hole birdie ‘DJ’ was one-over par after back-to-back bogeys at three and four before playing his next 13 holes in eight-under par for an eventual score of a seven-under par 63 and a one-shot 10-under par clubhouse lead at in continuing heatwave conditions on the TPC Southwind course. Johnson had been forced to take off his left ...

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