Feb 16 2018
It was, however, a dead rubber as the U.S. had already won the tie 3-1, after Venus and Coco Vandeweghe won their respective singles rubbers. "We were pretty tight in the first few games of each set and then when I got the break I felt a little bit better". "That gave me an opportunity to be able to close it out for the United States of America", she said."There was a lot of pressure for me to close it out, for her to be able to stay in, and I was able to handle it a little better", she added.
The United States team will travel to France for the semi-finals in April after the French progressed to the last four for the third time in four years courtesy of a 3-2 win over Belgium.
In Minsk, Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Tatjana Maria beat Lidziya Marozava and Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in the deciding doubles rubber to put twice champions Germany into the semis for the first time since 2015.Germany will next face the Czech Republic.
Czech captain Petr Pala expects Germany to call up former world No. 1 and two-time major victor Angelique Kerber as well as Julia Georges - both top 10 players - for the semifinal. And although she and her sister, Venus, fell short during the doubles match, losing 6-2, 6-3 to Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs of the Netherlands, Serena appeared to be all smiles, thanks to her support system.
Williams had set herself an ambitious comeback target of defending her Australian Open crown in January, but decided she was not quite feeling up to it a week before the tournament began.
Higuain, of course! - Allegri backs his man over Spurs' Kane
Tottenham had a mountain to climb against a side which had reached the Champions League final in two of the past three seasons. Harry Kane pulled one back and then, vitally, Higuain struck the bar with another penalty on the stroke of halftime.
Bollywood celebrities witnesses Auto Expo 2018
Startup, E-Vehicle and Technology was one of the key highlights at Expo this yearwhere in Emflux Motors launched Emflux One. The new scooter joins the company's other products including popular scooterette Scooty Pep, scooterTVS Jupiter, We Go.
Led coalition attacks Assad forces in Syria
Moscow and Washington maintain contacts in eastern Syria to prevent unexpected confrontation between forces they support. That official also said the military assesses that some of the Russian contractors were killed in the USA counterstrike.
"I honestly feel better than I thought I was going to feel", Serena told ESPN of her return to the court.
The 36-year-old American took time away from the sport to give birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia and get married, to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.
Venus Williams is ranked No. 8 in the world, while Serena remains unlisted in the WTA rankings.
Serena showed glimpses of both her prowess and rust during the 6-2. "Even though they didn't go in, it's just the start, I feel like that's a very good step in the right direction".
Feb 15 2018
Sweden's Kalla wins first Pyeongchang gold
I felt so happy crossing the line but also relieved. "It is my fifth Olympics and I am happy to be here at my age". Bjoergen's next medal chance will be the women's 10km individual sprint.
Feb 15 2018
Google shipped 3.9 million Pixels during 2017 according to report
The company reportedly only shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo . Apple sold 77.3 million iPhones in the Christmas quarter for an average of 849.450 iPhones a day, per ZDNet's math.
Feb 14 2018
Kuwait pledges $2bn to Iraq reconstruction
It is also counting on a Saudi-Iraqi rapprochement to weaken Iran's influence there. The fighters have also been largely defeated in neighbouring Syria.
Feb 12 2018
Virgil van Dijk faces Southampton for the first time since joining Liverpool
Liverpool have been particularly strong on their travels this season and have scored a league-high 34 goals. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg , who was on the bench for that game, replaces Sofiane Boufal in midfield .
Feb 10 2018
LAPD Submits Three Harvey Weinstein Sex Cases to District Attorney
The district attorney's office is already reviewing two other cases against Weinstein that could also result in charges. That led the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group behind the Oscar awards, to expel Weinstein.
Feb 09 2018
Twitter Posts Profit In Q4 2017 For First Time Ever
Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 2,441,312 shares of the company's stock, valued at $49,021,544.96. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in TWTR .
Feb 08 2018
What is in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the pact, joined on the Senate floor by top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY . The Senate is expected to pass the package before the shutdown deadline Thursday, leaving the matter in the House's hands.
Feb 08 2018
IOF Kills Palestinian in Alleged Stabbing Attack
He was the son of a Hamas figure killed by Israeli forces during the second intifada of the early 2000s. Two Israelis have died in that timeframe.
Feb 07 2018
Wayne Rooney on why Henrikh Mkhitaryan will succeed at Arsenal
He can do a bit of everything really well", Rooney was quoted as saying in Sky Sports' Monday Night Football programme. And he immediately made an impact under Sir Alex Ferguson, scoring a hat-trick on his United debut against Fenerbahce.
Feb 07 2018
Status yellow snow warning
Latest prediction models by Weather Outlook indicate heavy snow will spread across Scotland from around midnight tonight. The Midlands is expected to endure some of the coldest conditions along with the West and North of the country.
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