Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.
The match between Sharapova, the world No. 3, and eleventh seed Bartoli lasted two hours 32 minutes Wednesday.
Sharapova will play top seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, who beat world No. 7 Australia's Samantha Stosur 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5).
Sri Lanka will play India in the Champion Trophy semi-finals after ousting defending champion Australia by 20 runs and overtaking New Zealand in the group standings.
Sri Lanka's 20-run win over defending champions Australia has set up a date with the team they have played the most in ODIs in the last five years - India.
Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahiti, who were making their debut at a major FIFA tournament.
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger will launch a 22 million pounds bid for Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain this week.
With three consecutive centuries in international cricket, India's newest batting sensation Shikhar Dhawan's brand value is on the upswing as some of the major corporate houses are showing a lot of interest.
Justin Rose could see all the pieces coming together in this U.S. Open.
Aamir Sohail claimed that Imran Khan is responsible for the current state of sport in the country.