Semifinals

  • India to face South Africa in World Twenty20 semi-finals 01-04-2014 12:12 AM

    India, who are the first team to enter the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, will face South Africa in the second semi-final on April 4 after the Group 1 games concluded on Monday. SA finished second in Group 1 after Sri Lanka leapfogged them on net run...
  • Duleep Trophy semis: Abhimanyu Mithun put South in command vs Central 11-10-2013 12:40 PM

    Chennai: An incisive spell of seam bowling by Karnataka's Abhimanyu Mithun helped South Zone reduce Central Zone to 123 for 5 on a rain-curtailed first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final on Thursday. Only 50.2 overs of play was possible on the day with Uttar Pradesh's beefy left-hander Mukul Dagar...
  • Duleep Trophy semis: North Zone make cautious start against East 11-10-2013 12:32 PM

    Kochi: North Zone openers Jiwanjot Singh and Unmukt Chand made a cautious start as they reached 33 for no loss against East Zone with only 17 overs of play possible on a rain-curtailed first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Thursday. North Zone skipper Harbhajan Singh opted to...
  • Bartoli crushes Flipkens to reach Wimbledon final 04-07-2013 06:56 PM

    London: Marion Bartoli wasted little time in advancing to her second Wimbledon final, dancing and grunting her way to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday. The 15th-seeded Frenchwoman jumped ahead 3-0 in the first set and broke early in the second for another 3-0 lead. Flipkens, a...
  • Spain must cope with mounting distractions 26-06-2013 09:56 AM

    Fortaleza: Spain will have to beat Italy in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup, and deal with a few distractions, too. The World Cup winners answered almost as many questions on Tuesday about a robbery in their team hotel last week - and denied it was linked to late-night partying...
  • Uruguay ready themselves for decisive Brazil test 25-06-2013 09:57 AM

    Recife: Uruguay's last match at the Confederations Cup was pretty easy. The next one will be anything but. The Uruguayans easily beat Tahiti 8-0 on Sunday to finish second in Group B and reach the semi-finals of the World Cup warm-up tournament. Their reward is a match against the hosts...
  • Uruguay up against full-strength Brazil in the semis 25-06-2013 09:27 AM

    Belo Horizonte: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will have all of his top players available for the Confederations Cup semi-final against South American rival Uruguay on Wednesday. The Brazilian federation said on Monday that defender David Luiz and defensive midfielder Paulinho will recover from injuries in time for the decisive...
  • US qualifier Jamie Hampton into Eastbourne semifinals 20-06-2013 10:47 PM

    Eastbourne: Qualifier Jamie Hampton became the first American since Jennifer Capriati in 2003 to reach the Eastbourne semifinals after rallying past Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 3-6, 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Thursday. Hampton couldn't capitalize on any of her seven break points in the first set. Safarova broke to...
  • Nadal, Ferrer make up all-Spanish final at Roland Garros 07-06-2013 11:44 PM

    Paris: Rafael Nadal won an epic semifinal against Novak Djokovic at the French Open to remain the King of Clay - for another couple of days, at least. The seven-time champion twice let a lead slip away in the fourth set Friday, then came from behind in the fifth to...
  • Dortmund will not get stage fright at Real, Klopp says 29-04-2013 11:29 PM

    Madrid: There is no danger Borussia Dortmund will suffer from stage fright in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg at Spanish giants Real Madrid, coach Juergen Klopp said on Monday. The Bundesliga side have a healthy 4-1 lead for the clash at Real's Bernabeu arena following their stunning victory in...
  • Two wins in a day put Nadal into Barcelona semis 27-04-2013 12:37 AM

    Barcelona: Rafa Nadal moved closer to an eighth Barcelona Open title in nine years on Friday when he breezed through two matches to set up a semi-final against Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic. Chasing a fourth title of the year after returning from a seven-month injury layoff in February, Nadal...
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