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Pouille, Ramos-Vinolas to Clash in Monte-Carlo Semis
21 April 2017, 08:21 | Andy Ferguson
Albert defeats Cilic, advances to Monte-Carlo semis
Leading by a set and 5-3 in the tiebreak of the second, Ramos-Vinolas alomst slipped away the victory as his opponent turned the table in the second set at 7-6 (5), before building a 2-0 lead in the decider.
The 29-year-old world number one had been absent from tennis for over a month after suffering the problem at Indian Wells on March 12, but he made a successful return when defeating Gilles Muller in the previous round.
"If I'd been offered this result a week, 10 days ago, I would've taken it", Murray told Sky Sports. "This year has been stop-start for me, for a few different reasons", Murray said. "So hopefully I keep going in the right direction".
Murray said that he was doubtful about his participation in the upcoming Barcelona Open and the Hungarian Open as he considers focusing on his fitness. Maybe tomorrow or a day after I'll be able to look back a little bit and think where I'm at now from where I was a week ago.
"Murray added: "I felt like - even though I didn't hold serve that much today - that I served better than I did in my last match".
Garcia no favorite for US Open, despite Masters win
Those words of wisdom set him on his way. "It's hard to believe that it has taken this long to get the first major win". He's earned a fortune a dozen times over, been everywhere and tasted most of what the good life has to offer.
'Russia responsible 'by proxy' for Syrian chemical attack'
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the strikes had left the USA "on the verge of military clashes with Russia ". Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another.
Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka was also routed, with the Swiss third seed losing to Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-4.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in the other half of the draw in Monaco.
In WTA action, Taiwan's Chan Chin-wei was beaten yesterday in the semi-finals of the doubles at the Zhengzhou Open in China with partner Monique Adamczak of Australia.
They lost to Jacqueline Cako of the USA and Israel's Julia Glushko 2-6, 7-5, 10-4.
Monchi expects to join Roma, but denies Emery links
According to Corriere dello Sport, the Giallorossi have formulated a 3-year deal for the Spaniard, who is now in charge at PSG. The Spaniard will reunite with former Sevilla director of sport Monchi who will soon be officially appointed as Roma's new DS .
China 'seriously concerned' about N Korea
Syria's state news agency has even referred to the USA as a "common adversary" of Syria and North Korea. North Korea will definitely be in the United Nations spotlight on April 28 when U.S.
Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack
French President Francois Hollande held a press conference after an emergency meeting with Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve . In France meanwhile, three people known to the attacker were being questioned by anti-terror police, judicial sources said.
Nasscom faults selective restrictions on U.S. visas
Now that he is in power, Trump wants to review the whole H-1B programme and promote local hiring to reduce the unemployment. And, at the centre of his campaign was his commitment to bring back jobs that America lost to developing countries.