Tennis: Sharapova, Bouchard into French semis

first_imgMaria Sharapova and Genie Bouchard have staged comebacks to reach the semi-finals of the French Open.Spaniard Garbine Muguruza had Sharapova struggling, taking the first set 6-1, and pushing the Russian deep into the second before wilting.Sharapovaâ s experience and mental toughness came to the fore in a 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 win to reach her fourth straight French Open semi-final.Sheâ ll play Bouchard, the Canadian 20-year-old, who fought back from a break down in the third set to beat another Spaniard, Carla Suarez Navarro 7-6, 2-6, 7-5.last_img read more

Kofi Kingston loses WWE title in 9 seconds

first_imgAfter a highly anticipated debut of the WWE SmackDown, WWE Champion, Kofi Kingston lost his championship title to Brock Lesnar after a bout that lasted nine seconds.Kofi Kingston who had held the WWE Championship title since WrestleMania 35 and successfully defended it against the likes of Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe and Randy Orton, was immediately pinned by Lesnar after being hit with a single F-5.  After the match, Rey Mysterio made a surprise entrance alongside Cain Velasquez – the former UFC star who knocked out Lesnar at UFC 121 to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship in 2010. Many WWE fans were heartbroken for Kingston, who saw his epic WWE title reign end in the briefest of squash matches.last_img read more