"I think the book was 100 percent hearsay, at least all the stuff I read and the quotes that I read, which was a little bit disappointing", said Williams, who played in her first Grand Slam since giving birth previous year. After sitting out almost a year because of an injured right foot that needed surgery in January 2017, she has soared up the rankings and now made it to her second major final in the past ninth months.
The world number one will face US Open champion Sloane Stephens in Saturday's final on Philippe-Chatrier.
As great a mover and defender as Halep is, she could be left powerless if Muguruza is at her imposing best. I will play my game against her, as I did past year.
"I just didn't feel free, and I felt there was a lot of force behind all the shots and that it wasn't coming natural to me - didn't have the rhythm", Sharapova told reporters.
"It's always hard to play someone from your country, and such a good friend, so I'm pleased to get through that", said Stephens.
Muguruza's opponent Lesia Tsurenko lasted just two games before retiring hurt.
That became 4-2 before Halep broke back for 4-4 and then held serve in a 14-minute game which went to a seventh deuce and saw Muguruza blow three break points.
Like Halep, Stephens is an incredibly talented defensive player, and she kept stretching points Thursday until Keys would err.
In short, this is proper, pressure second-week of a grand slam tennis.
A comeback never appeared likely and, though Stephens was unable to serve out the match at 5-2 after Keys gifted her a double break, she did so at the second attempt with a precise backhand down the line.
But it was the German who started the stronger, out-hitting her rival with lethal accuracy, to win the first four games as Halep struggled to find her serving rhythm and peppered the tramlines with unforced errors.
"It's really tough to get any ball by her, but especially today, she was neutralizing so well".
"I am really happy that I won the match, it was very important for my mind and I gave it all I had", said Romanian star Halep. But she failed to convert any of those, and Halep held there, before breaking at love to end it.
The American pair have contrasting styles, with Stephens' game based on her athleticism and ability to get many balls back, while also turning defence into offence fairly quickly. It would be very odd, I think, if I didn't write anything about her.
The company's chief privacy officer shared a very brief statement , "We'd like to apologize for this mistake". Facebook estimates that 14 million users are affected by the glitch, and is notifying them of it.
Turkey failed to clear the qualifying stage to play in the much-anticipated quadrennial worldwide football event. So what teams qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Uruguay held the first games and won the title.
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What's more, several conspiracy theories surfaced last week when Melania made her first social media announcement in a while. But with speculation about her whereabouts at a fever pitch, the first lady is poised to return to the spotlight - sort of.
The key here is specialization: To get the most functionality out of the ScreenPad , an app must have an extension installed. Further, powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete graphics.
Tetris Effect doesn't have an official release date at this time, but it is now slated to launch sometime this Fall. It sounds like the game will include multiple classic play modes, in addition to new modes and options.
Zorreguieta appears to have committed suicide, the Dutch embassy in Argentina told Euronews in an email. Zorreguieta's body was found in her flat in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian news agency Telam reported.
Parents will be able to set limits for time their children set in apps, and get detailed reports regarding which apps are used. It's a basic functionality, and possibly the most basic use of AR, but it's a need that Apple hasn't previously addressed.
Luckily, Vega did appear briefly thanks to PowerColor, as the architecture received its first Nano variant. AMD's new 32-core CPU will be part of the company's prosumer/professional "Threadripper 2" series.
Washington captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 15th goal of the post-season and was given the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP. The rest of the period ticked away from there, and Holtby made saves with both skate and stick in the final minute.
The US President commented on her return the public eye, saying "She went through a little rough patch, but she's doing great". The mother-of-one, wore a safari style beige coat with a belt that nipped in at the waist and her favourite snake-skin heels.
Kate Spade 'Obsessed' Over Robin Williams' Death
Andy - who has a 13-year-old daughter Frances with Kate - said: "Kate suffered from depression and anxiety for many years". Kate Spade's husband has spoken out for the first time since his wife's death by suicide.
Arsenal to snub deal for Fellaini
The Atletico Madrid superstar is now hesitant to join Barcelona , who hold a long-standing interest in securing his services. Meanwhile, Griezmann could be in a similar predicament at Barcelona , where Luis Suarez is still the first-choice striker.
Bill Clinton bristles at Lewinsky question
At least, that was my take of it. "I don't think there's a fancy way to say that I have sinned". "No. He later added that " I did say, publicly, on more than one occasion, that I was sorry .
Why hundreds queued in London for Nigeria´s World Cup kit
Footballers including Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and ex-Cheslea man Jon Obi Mikel will be donning the jerseys as they lead the side. On Friday, queues snaked around the block outside Nike Town, the label's flagship shop on Oxford Street in central London.