Tag Archives: quarter-finals


Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Leganes, 5-0 ,Copa del Rey, quarter-finals.

Messi on song as Barca ease into Copa quarters

01 January, 2020 10:11 am 10:11 am

MADRID (Reuters) – A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona eased past Leganes 5-0 to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals. Leganes, second-bottom of La Liga, made a number of changes from the side that secured a 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid at the weekend and a full-strength Barca took advantage. Last season’s Copa runners-up went ahead after … Read More


Kvitova, beats, Sakkari, Australian Open, quarter-finals, Melbourne

Kvitova beats Sakkari to make quarter-finals in Melbourne

01 January, 2020 10:54 am 10:54 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova came from a set down and took full advantage as her Greek opponent Maria Sakkari’s self-belief drained away to advance to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 6-7(4) 6-3 6-2 victory on Rod Laver Arena on Sunday. Seventh seed Kvitova looked second best early on against Sakkari, who was backed … Read More


Andy Murray , solid , performances , comeback , hip surgery, , Pablo Cuevas , storm , quarter-finals , European Open , Antwerp.

Murray roars past Cuevas into Antwerp quarter-finals

10 October, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Andy Murray produced the most solid performances in his comeback from hip surgery, dismissing eighth seed Pablo Cuevas 6-4 6-3 to storm into the quarter-finals of the European Open in Antwerp. The former world number one, who is easing his way back to full match fitness after a career-saving resurfacing procedure in … Read More


PARIS Megan Rapinoe United States France World Cup quarter-finals

Rapinoe double takes US past France into semi-finals

06 June, 2019 8:52 am 8:52 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Megan Rapinoe struck twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women’s World Cup quarter-finals at the Parc des Princes on Friday to set up a last-four clash with England. Rapinoe, who was involved in a spat with US President Donald Trump during the build up to the game … Read More


Ronaldo, hat-trick, Juve, Champions League, quarter-finals

Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juve into Champions League quarter-finals

03 March, 2019 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

TURIN, Italy (Reuters) – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick against his favourite opponents Atletico Madrid as the Italians overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to win 3-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday. Ronaldo blasted home the decisive goal from a penalty with four minutes left to seal a 3-2 overall triumph … Read More