Nick Kyrgios’s five-set victory over Dustin Brown lasted only two hours and five minutes but it took a little longer for the bad smell to leave Court No2.
Venus Williams has been through most things in her long and illustrious career but she enjoyed two firsts on Friday as she scraped into the fourth round. First she had to go off when standing at match point when the rain of this lovely British summer poured down; secondly she went deeper in a deciding set than ever before, eventually claiming a 7-5, 4-6, 10-8 victory over the rising young Russian Daria Kasatkina, in a battle that lasted two hours 42 minutes.
Luis Garcia has been impressed with Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen’s performances for Wales at the 2016 European Championship.
In a feisty, emotional display in which her mood was often as dark as the skies above, Serena Williams had to dig deep to come back from a set down to defeat her compatriot Christina McHale.
Royal Troon golf club, hosts of this year’s Open championship, has voted overwhelmingly to admit female members during a special general meeting.
There is a pleasing air of youthful enthusiasm to Max Verstappen that the business end of Formula One – the PR training and spin – has yet to eliminate.
That is it for Wimbledon fairytales this year – unless Sam Querrey can protect a two-set lead and pull off the shock of the year against Novak Djokovic when they return on Saturday.
And then there were none. It has not quite been a week – and a decent chunk of that has been lost to rain – but British interest in the women’s singles was ended in the Friday gloaming at Wimbledon. Tara Moore, the last of six home players in the draw, was defeated by the veteran Svetlana Kuznetsova in a rollercoaster encounter 6-1, 2-6, 6-3.
Andrea Leadsom was widely expected to be a high-profile member of Team Boris, in a deal that was going to be secured via a handwritten note handed over at a Conservative summer party.
Leeds United could have wrapped up a deal for Pontus Jansson ahead of the transfer window.
Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack has never scored against Leeds United since leaving them.
West Ham United were beaten 4-1 by Manchester United in the EFL Cup yesterday evening.
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Manchester United beat West Ham 4-1.
The Arsenal midfielder joined the Cherries on loan over the summer in a bid to recapture his form and fitness.
Exciting Arsenal youngster divided opinion in clash with Southampton.
Everton-owned defender Luke Garbutt was spotted watching boyhood club Leeds United this week.
Arsenal should attempt to bring the 33-year-old back to North London.
Everton are reportedly closing in on Charlton Athletic striker Ademola Lookman.