"When I'm talking about progression or looking back at the weeks, I think there are a lot of good things, like the way my body has handled the long matches that I have played, the back-to-backs". Their French Open quarterfinal on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time) was no contest at all, a 6-2 6-1 one-way journey.
The former world number one drilled a backhand victor down the line to hold again in the next game, the 28th seed clenching her fist as she walked to the chair.
"I mean, it's not that important, because it's constantly this thing going on, you know. since past year", she said after a crushing 6-2, 6-1 last-eight victory over Maria Sharapova in Paris.
The Romanian broke at the start of the second set and then held for 6-3 as Kerber dropped her serve again in the ninth game.
Schwartzman did the unthinkable by claiming it 6-4, as the 10-time French champion dropped a set at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015.
Thoroughly and clinically outplayed by Muguruza in every respect, Sharapova looked uncomfortable and off-balance for most of her brief stint on court and had a particularly deflating second set in which she logged two winners to 15 unforced errors. Muguruza has won seven of her last nine matches on clay court. Muguruza is 3-0 in career grand slam semifinal matches.
She needed only 70 minutes to eliminate Sharapova and dominated her with superb returning, breaking the former No. 1 a half-dozen times.
She played her way back into the top 50 earlier this year and earned a seed (28) here in a major for the first time since her forced hiatus. "So I think that's why I won today", Halep said. That includes the French Open in 2014 and 2017, and the Australian Open in January.
An anti-climactic match ended predictably, with a Sharapova backhand nestling in the net - her 27th unforced error.
Now third in the WTA leaderboard behind Halep and Caroline Wozniacki, Muguruza will rise above them both to sit atop of the rankings with a win on Thursday.
Williams withdrew shortly before the match with a pectoral muscle injury, a moment Sharapova said she found briefly startling but not destabilizing.
"I'm also very realistic, and, you know, looking back at where I started, 40, 50 in the world, I don't know what I'll be after this event".
In terms of the NAFTA talks, the tariffs could hinder the negotiations among the North American neighbours. But he had granted an exemption to the European Union and other allies, including Canada and Mexico.
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While we don't know the scope or specifications about Apple's digital health tools, we won't have to wait long to find out. According to Bloomberg , Apple is now working on two new Watches likely in the same 38mm and 42mm casing sizes.
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Argentina's national football team has cancelled an upcoming friendly match with Israel , Argentine news sources reported. Reports also surfaced earlier Tuesday of a Palestinian threat to torpedo Argentina's bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
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Along with traffic woes, holiday travelers are facing high gas prices , up about a penny a day over the last few weeks. Commuters in San Bernardino County are paying almost $3.68 heading into the weekend, about 70 cents over past year .
Roseanne took to Twitter to defend herself yesterday, with a spectacularly weak explanation for her behavior. During her appearance, Jarrett addressed the controversy over Barr's tweet, calling it a "teaching moment".
According to the outlet, "Steam's owner, Valve, said it had dropped the game because its developer had a history of bad behavior". Robinett hopes to take some of the momentum gained from the Change.org petition to help prevent school shootings.
The company has appealed to government and authorities to ensure safety of our employees, facilities, and surrounding communities. Two more people were killed in another round of clashes on Wednesday between police and protesters, taking the toll to 11.
The two governments released no schedule for the talks, but China said earlier Ross was due to be in Beijing through to Monday. The United States and China have threatened tit-for-tat tariffs on goods worth up to $150 billion each.
Hermond and his friends went to help, and that's when, they said, he was pulled under and didn't resurface, Gardner added. One person was missing following the Ellicott City flooding, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said Monday morning.
The collapse of Venezuela's economy and increased US sanctions is likely to hamper already depressed output from the OPEC member. According to the Guinness Atkinson Global Energy Fund , daily oil demand is expected to rise by 1.5 million barrels this year.
Saturday's talks were only the fourth time serving leaders of the two Koreas, who remain technically at war, have ever met. Rekindling hopes, Trump said it was even possible the meeting could take place on the originally planned June 12 date.
With the Star Wars franchise showing no signs of stopping, there have been countless other spinoffs rumored to be in development . The second film in " Star Wars' " sequel trilogy debuted with $220 million domestically.
Senate contest, but Republican businessman John Cox leading the pack for the prized number-two spot in the governor's race . House races. "It's the kind of shake-up that could launch new political careers, or interrupt others", the Journal wrote.
Eighth seed Petra Kvitova eased into the third round with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Spain's Lara Arruabarrena on Court One. READ: Could French Open signal rebirth of Novak Djokovic? Zverev has won 16 of his last 17 matches on clay court.
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Sears says the closings are part of ongoing efforts to streamline the company's operations and focus on its best stores. Shares of Sears Holdings Corp . fell as much as 13% before the start of regular trading on news of the results.
Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who must have Labor Day Weekend travel plans, gave Mueller Sept. 1 to complete the probe. Doing so when it undermines basic confidence in our governing and law enforcement institutions is something else.
As Clapper notes, Trump has remained "aggressively indifferent" to the news, and then fact, of Russia's interference. Mark Warner (D-Va.) sent an email to reporters with several links to the intelligence community's findings.
An Australian woman has been sentenced to death in Malaysia after a court of appeal found her guilty of smuggling crystal meth. Exposto had been released on bail in January in Malaysia after avoiding the death penalty late past year .