Lunes, 23 Julio, 2018

Jelena Ostapenko Powers Into Final, To Meet Simona Halep

Simona Halep completed a stunning comeback on Wednesday to reach the Roland Garros semifinals Flickr Tatiana
Galena Nuncio | 20 Junio, 2017, 23:26

Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko will meet in the women's singles finals at the 2017 French Open.

The third seed could win her first grand slam title and take the world number one ranking with a victory against Jelena Ostapenko, who became the first Latvian to reach the final of a major.

"I didn't think I would be in the final but every match I've played better", Ostapenko, whose dad Jevgenijs was a professional football player, told reporters.

"I'm really happy, I love to be here", Ostapenko, the youngest woman to reach the French Open final since Ana Ivanovic in 2007, said after former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and the crowd serenaded her with a chorus of "Happy Birthday". "It actually makes me cry now".

Armed with her new positive attitude thanks to some sharp words from coach Darren Cahill, with whom she made a swift reunion after a brief break, Halep has coped with the pressure well and battled through to a second Grand Slam final.

She said: "It's a big challenge, a big chance".

Family: Freed student's death was the only possible outcome
Pyongyang has also vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland. Moon has been unable to pursue the engagement with the North he favors because of a string of North Korean missile tests.

"I'm a different player, my game is stronger, I think more about the game, I play smarter", she explained.

- Romanian Simona Halep took the first set 6-4 against an erratic Karolina Pliskova, who recorded 24 unforced errors in the opening 45 minutes of play.

"Thanks Anabel for helping me", she added.

Ostapenko clinched victory with her 50th victor, a forehand into the corner, and has hit more winners - 245 - than anyone else in the tournament despite the men playing best-of-five-set matches.

Ostapenko's forehand formed a stable foundation for her path to victory in the end, while Bacsinszky will have to be content with only matching, and not beating, her career-best finish at a Grand Slam.

On the day she turned 20, Ostapenko played fearlessly, bagging 50 winners during a 7-6 (4) 3-6 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky.

Real Madrid's Florentino Perez describes Cristiano Ronaldo as "very strange"
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned by the Spanish authorities as part of the investigation into his tax affairs. The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup.

"But then, like, first match was a tough match, as well, and I won it".

Halep reunited with Cahill in Madrid after the Adelaide mentor walked away following her mid-match emotion in Miami.

A sliced forehand, a shot she likes, went into the net.

Pliskova had never been past the third round in 17 previous appearances at majors, but she stunned Serena Williams in the semifinals before losing to Angelique Kerber in the final at Flushing Meadows last September.

The focus switches back to the men today, with Andy Murray insisting that he is the odd man out in the semi-final line-up, having arrived at Roland Garros playing "garbage".

"Third set everything was through the long rally, which I think is better for her and she's winning nearly - not all of them - but a higher percentage, definitely", said Pliskova. Halep will get the job done in possibly in straight sets.

VENEZUELA: Canciller: Cuba no negociará bajo presión
Los cambios que sean necesarios en Cuba los decidirá soberanamente el pueblo cubano, como siempre lo ha hecho. No será una directiva presidencial de los Estados Unidos la que pueda torcer el rumbo soberano de Cuba ...


  • Así se celebró el Día Mundial del Yoga [FOTOS — Machu Picchu

    No obstante, a fin de lograr una mayor participación en la conmemoración, tanto en el Perú como en otros países, el Día Internacional del Yoga se celebra en diferentes fechas cercanas al 21 de junio.

    China Tour Agency Says Won't Take More US Tourists To NKorea

    Yun learned about Warmbier's condition in a meeting a week before the release from the North Korean ambassador at the NY . Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts , the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.
    Mujeres oficialistas se movilizaron en defensa de los niños y jóvenes

    Mujeres oficialistas se movilizaron en defensa de los niños y jóvenes

    En declaraciones al canal VTV, Eekhout señaló que, "no queremos guerra, no queremos muerte, queremos ... y que paz que haga justicia", afirmó. "Estamos acompañando las y las que lloran sus producto esta utilización que oposición viene de niños, niñas adolescentes".
  • Sixers GM takes jab at Danny Ainge following trade

    However, Celtics president Danny Ainge still believes they will get the player they would have selected at number one. Even with the trade, Philadelphia still will have a combined three first-round picks in the 2018 and 2019 drafts.

    May: Autor de ataque en Londres actuó solo

    Como consecuencia del atropellamiento, resultaron heridas diez personas, ocho de las cuales fueron hospitalizadas . Los agentes han registrado una dirección de Pentwyn, al este de Cardiff , donde Osborne consta como domiciliado.
    Nadal agranda su leyenda, dice la prensa de Paraguay

    Nadal agranda su leyenda, dice la prensa de Paraguay

    "Cuando tienes dudas buscas hacerlo mejor, tener más intensidad, más motivación, y eso te permite mostrar humildad". Ha jugado 81 partidos de los que ha ganado 79.
  • US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

    USA doctors said they received some North Korean medical records but can't make conclusions about the cause or the care he got. North Korean state media said he also was arrested on suspicion of committing "hostile acts" against the government.
    Brunella Horna tras 'ampay' con Richard Acuña:

    Brunella Horna tras 'ampay' con Richard Acuña: "Solo somos amigos"

    Brunella Horna no se aleja de los escándalos. "No voy a tener una relación con nadie porque deseo estar sola", concluyó. La rubia aseguró que Acuña está soltero desde hace dos meses.
    Oposición venezolana exige a Asamblea General de OEA resolución sobre crisis

    Oposición venezolana exige a Asamblea General de OEA resolución sobre crisis

    Este martes, los cancilleres sostendrán su primer diálogo público, al término del cual mantendrán un encuentro privado de dos horas.
  • Desconoce AMLO victoria de Del Mazo

    Desconoce AMLO victoria de Del Mazo

    Por ellos sostuvo que las defensas del voto y del triunfo y del triunfo se llevara hasta sus últimas consecuencias. Indicó que Morena luchará para que se vuelva a contar "voto por voto" en el cien por ciento de las casillas.

    Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

    Even justices who favor giving lawmakers discretion to draw district lines hold their noses when it comes to how they do it. In addition, Wisconsin GOP legislative leaders hired a pair of law firms to represent them before the Supreme Court.

    La OEA no logró aprobar declaraciones sobre Venezuela

    La asamblea de la OEA sesionará hasta el miércoles 21 en Cancún, México y el tema de Venezuela puede volver a estar sobre la mesa.

Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1 To keep up with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Celtics need a proven star more than they need a player from the current draft class. If he's a superstar, it'd be almost impossible for Boston to recoup enough value from the lower draft picks it received.

Kovind chosen due to his qualities, not because he is Dalit: Swamy BSP - The Bahujan Samaj Party, which supports Dalit leadership, stated it can not have a negative approach to Kovind's candidacy. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has been given the additional charge of Bihar till the new appointment is made.

All eyes on metro Atlanta District 6 race with national implications A victory in a traditionally red state could also encourage more Democratic candidates to step forward in Republican districts. Republican officials and voters say Trump is a divisive figure in this educated, affluent and increasingly diverse district.

Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness Following a series of complaints against him, he had to face three felony charges of second-degree aggravated indecent assault . The aging comedian has denied wrongdoing and his camp blasted the judge and prosecutors from the courthouse steps.

Thompson sorprende a Murray y lo elimina de Queen's en primera ronda Thompson sorprende a Murray y lo elimina de Queen's en primera ronda Jeremy Chardy (FRA) a Liam Broady (GBR), por 6-4 y 6-4. "La verdad es que estoy jugando muy bien últimamente". Está prohibido todo tipo de reproducción sin autorización escrita de la Agencia EFE S/A.

Amal Clooney Gives Birth, George Is "Recovering", And The Twins' Names Are Amal Clooney Gives Birth, George Is I know what I'm in for", George told Extra, adding that he's been doing what he can to support Amal through her pregnancy. The world learned in February that the Oscar-winning actor-director and global human-rights lawyer were expecting .

Caso Reátegui: piden a Comisión de Ética abrir de oficio indagación Caso Reátegui: piden a Comisión de Ética abrir de oficio indagación El congresista contó que llegó tarde al Parlamento el lunes, porque retornaba de Tarapoto. No ingerí bebida alcohólica”, dijo.

Portugal battles to contain deadly wildfires amid heat, wind Just over 1,000 firefighters are still attending that blaze about 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Lisbon . Emergency services have also been criticized for not closing the road where most of the deaths occurred.

"Nadie nos ha mandado ninguna oferta" por Cristiano Ronaldo — Real Madrid Las cuotas defraudadas son de 1,39 millones en 2011, 1.66 en 2012, 3.20 en 2013 y de 8.50 en 2.014. Esa fue la pregunta que le hicieron a Florentino Pérez , presidente del Real Madrid .

Pakistan pays India back in same coin in Champions trophy final Pakistan pays India back in same coin in Champions trophy final The side was picked by a jury that included former cricketers: Michael Atherton, Sourav Ganguly and Ramiz Raja. Pakistan won their first ICC Champions Trophy title.

US student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release US student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release US President Donald Trump condemned the "brutality of the North Korean regime ", noting that Warmbier underwent harsh conditions. South Korea's Blue House on Tuesday cited Moon as saying "it is very deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights".

Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight the so-called Islamic State group. Moscow suspended the arrangement after a US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian fighter jet in Raqqah on Sunday.

Nicaragua pide el cese del hostigamiento político contra Venezuela desde la OEA La jefa de la diplomacia seguiría presente en los trabajos de la Asamblea General de la OEA, que se inaugura por la noche.

Record champion Nadal in French Open But it's been a while: The Spaniard, now 31, has not made it past the fourth round at Wimbledon since 2011. Of course, Federer will still be in top contention at Wimbledon in a few weeks' time.

Investigan tres hipotésis del atentado y ofrecen recompensa El Gobierno francés a través de su embajador en Colombia, Gautier Mignot, se declaró "consternado por el fallecimiento de una joven francesa" y afirmó que están "apoyando a su familia en esta tragedia".