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USA v Mexico: international friendly – live! | Football

9.38pm EDT21:38 26 mins: Alvarado has had a bright start, but that’s one for the lowlight reel. He scoops the free kick high, wide and ugly, when a low drive across the box could have caused havoc. Bill McKenna (@WM_BBC) Read more…


Tony Finau makes US Ryder Cup team as final captain’s pick | Sport

Tony Finau has been selected for the American Ryder Cup team as Jim Furyk’s final captain’s pick. The 28-year-old’s first appearance in the competition was announced after he finished tied for eighth at the latest FedEx Cup event, the BMW Read more…


Novak Djokovic v Juan Martín del Potro: US Open men’s singles final – live! | Sport

Humanitarian notions that five‑setters are reducing the best players to physical wrecks is somewhat diluted by the presence in Sunday’s US Open final of Novak Djokovic and Juan Martín del Potro, who have experienced more than their share of physical Read more…


Novak Djokovic handles Kei Nishikori to set up delicious Del Potro showdown | Sport

Not long after Rafael Nadal hat to quit against Juan Martin del Potro with a knee injury, Novak Djokovic inflicted more conventional pain on Kei Nishikori in straight sets on Friday night to reach the US Open final for the Read more…


USA v Brazil: international friendly – live! | Football

USA Still waiting on confirmed team news, but here’s the roster for this pair of friendlies for the USA: GOALKEEPERS (3): Alex Bono (Toronto FC/CAN; 1/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 2/0), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 3/0) DEFENDERS (9): John Read more…


US Open tennis: Rafael Nadal v Juan Martín del Potro, men’s semi-final – live! | Sport

3.45pm EDT15:45 Preamble It’s possible that this US Open men’s semi-final will be over in a couple of hours. Yes, it’s possible … it’s just not very probable. Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro don’t half enjoy an epic, Read more…


Novak Djokovic v John Millman: US Open quarter-finals – live! | Sport

9.10pm EDT21:10 First set: Djokovic 1-0 Millman* (*denotes next server) The players trade errors to start before Djokovic comes to net and hits a nifty drop-shot winner for 30-15. From there Millman nets a forehand from the baseline and then Read more…


US Open 2018: Nishikori beats Cilic in five sets to reach semi-finals – live! | Sport

6.04pm EDT18:04 Speaking on court, Nishikori is told (and I don’t have the numbers) no player is more successful in deciding sets than him in the Open era (bear in mind that’s three and five-set matches). Nishikori said: “It was Read more…


Serena Williams v Karolina Pliskova: US Open quarter-final – live! | Sport

8.40pm EDT20:40 Second set: Williams 6-4, 5-2 Pliskova* (*denotes next server) Pliskova is reading Williams’ serve well and the American very quickly falls behind love-40. Three chances for the Czech to get back on serve and make things interesting. But Read more…


US Open quarter-finals: Juan Martín del Potro v John Isner – live!

Live updates from the action at Flushing Meadows Millman stuns Federer to reach quarter-finals And you can email Simon here or tweet him here 7.29pm BST First set: Isner* 4-3 Del Potro What a shot! The shot of the match Read more…