Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «sets»

January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 520

January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 133

January 11, 2019 6:41 AM FLU OUTBREAK: Cases of flu DOUBLE as illness kills DOZENS in the last three months

FLU cases have doubled within a week in the UK according to figures released by Public Health England (PHE), and the death toll over the past three months has surpassed 40. Nearly two million people are showing flu-like symptoms as rates hit their worst level since this year’s monitoring began in September. Figures released by Public Health England show an increase 117

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 82

December 31, 2018 9:59 AM Brisbane International: Britain's Harriet Dart wins to reach second round

British number four Harriet Dart came from behind to beat Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon and reach the second round of the Brisbane International. The 22-year-old, who progressed from the qualifying rounds, won 1-6 6-3 6-4. Dart will play Latvian eighth seed Anastasija Sevastova or Australia's Daria Gavrilova next. "I'm really pleased to get the win. Priscilla 74

December 28, 2018 7:55 PM PDC World Darts Championship: Defending champion Rob Cross beaten by Luke Humphries

Defending champion Rob Cross was knocked out of the PDC World Championship after suffering a shock 4-2 defeat against Luke Humphries. Second seed Cross, 28, looked in control at 2-0 up but his 90th-ranked opponent found his range on the doubles and rattled off three successive sets. Humphries, 23, had the darts at 2-2 in the sixth set and missed one dart at double 89

December 21, 2018 3:22 PM Ayrshire Grandpa builds Christmas grotto in loft

Grandad Jimmy Murphy has transformed the loft of his one-bedroom flat into a Christmas grotto. Mr Murphy, 87, builds the grotto as a festive treat for family and friends in Prestwick, Ayrshire. Wife Betty, also 87, provides the carol singing. Every year he decorates the small loft with toys, ornaments, train sets and hundreds of fairy lights 83

December 21, 2018 1:56 PM Christmas traffic: Where to avoid on the roads and rail

The Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains. Drivers have been warned of possible delays of nearly two hours as millions of cars take to the motorways. But where should you avoid and at what times will traffic be busiest? Traffic experts expect Friday afternoon to be busy as shoppers, commuters and people trying to go away for Christmas 90

December 18, 2018 7:17 PM BELGIUM CHAOS: Prime Minister offers RESIGNATION as UN migrant pact crisis ERUPTS

BELGIUM’S Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered to resign after losing a vote of no confidence amid a political crisis over a controversial UN migration pact. The decision to adopt the UN migration pact sparked violent protests in the Belgian capital, Brussels, on Sunday, amid fears it could lead to an increase in immigration. Demonstrators clashed 103

December 10, 2018 12:05 AM Boris Johnson sets out new plan to SAVE BREXIT

FORMER Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has set out his plan to save Brexit ahead of tomorrow’s crunch vote on Theresa May’s EU exit agreement, insisting the UK should keep half the money we’re due to send to Brussels until a free trade deal is agreed. The prominent Brexiteer laid his alternative plan in a newspaper column. Parliament is due to vote on Mrs May’s 62