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London, England - Five-time Wimbledon champion and top- seeded Serena Williams was stunned by Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in a third- round match on Saturday. Edrice Adebayo Jersey . The 25th-seeded Cornet beat Williams 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 to match a personal-best at a Grand Slam by advancing to the round of 16. She also reached the fourth round at the 2009 Australian Open. The win was the second straight for Cornet against Williams, but her first in 14 career matches against Top 20 opponents at a Grand Slam. After the match on Court 1 was halted by rain in the third game, but Williams comfortably captured the first set following a lengthy delay. However, Cornet stormed out to a 5-0 lead in the second and closed it out with a forehand winner. Cornet continued to pressure Williams serve. The American saved four break points in the opening game of the third set, but Cornet converted a fourth break point in the fifth game to go up 3-2. Williams was broken again to trail 5-2 before netting a backhand on match point. Cornet, who also beat the womens world No. 1 at Dubai in February, will next play Eugenie Bouchard. The 13th-seeded Canadian defeated 20th-seeded German Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-4. Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova dodged the rain playing under the roof on Centre Court and posted a 6-3, 6-0 win over American Alison Riske. The fifth-seeded Russian, who was 17 when she beat Williams in the 2004 final at the All England Club, got off to a wobbly start, as she was broken in the first game and fell behind 3-1. However, she recovered to claim the final 11 games of the 69-minute match. Sharapovas next opponent is sixth-seeded German Angelique Kerber, who battled back to defeat 24th-seeded Belgian Kirsten Flipkens 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. The wet weather eventually forced two of Saturdays scheduled matches to be suspended due to lack of daylight, including the marquee matchup between 2013 Wimbledon runner-up Sabine Lisicki and Ana Ivanovic. Lisicki, seeded 19th, was leading the 11th-seeded Ivanovic 6-4, 1-1 when their match was halted. Also stopped was a third-round bout between Yaroslava Shvedova and Madison Keys, with Shvedova holding a slim 7-6 (9-7), 6-6 advantage on the American teen. Both matches will resume on Monday. Third-seeded Romanian Simona Halep did advance with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Switzerlands Belinda Bencic. The French Open runner-up will next face Kazakhstans Zarina Diyas, who beat former Wimbledon finalist Vera Zvonareva 7-6 (7-1), 3-6, 6-3.Shaquille ONeal Jersey . "We were left with the overall impression that the team wasnt trending toward being able to compete for a Stanley Cup," Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said in a news conference at the clubs arena. "And that was just a clear signal and why it was time to make those changes. Glen Rice Jersey .J. -- Freshman Eli Carter scored a career-high 31 points and hit the go-ahead basket in the second overtime as Rutgers rallied to stun No.Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino insists he is unconcerned by the current contract situations regarding Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris. Kane and Spurs have held initial discussions about a new deal for the England striker, Sky sources understand, although the two parties are understood to be some way apart with regard to wages.Tottenham captain Lloris is also believed to be keen to secure an improved deal with the club but Pochettino is in relaxed mood. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris are happy at the club For us, our players Harry and Hugo are very important. They have a current contract, five years and three, and they are very happy to be here, and we are very happy too, he told a news conference ahead of the London derby clash with West Ham on Saturday.Thats the most important thing. There is some rumours that can affect our fans but they should not be worried about things like this because the players want to be in the long-term.I think they are talking maybe about improving and extending the contract and I think in the future it wont be a problem to do. I am very happy.Always you want to keep your best players and pay what they deserve but I think the club is doing a great job, and the players too. I think we cannot be worried about things like this because they are happy and want to be at Tottenham. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price Pochettino revealed three key players will definitely miss the game at White Hart Lane, while another - Dele Alli - will be assessed by the medical team on Friday.I can confirm Toby Alderweireld, Erik Lamela, Ben Davies are all out and we have a doubt with Dele Alli, he added.We need to assess tomorrow. Everyone else is available for selection.From the beginning we believed it would be a very short process with Toby [who has a knee injury], but then it was very slow. Today he is near to joining the group, which is good news. Maybe he will be one week 10 days more. Watch a preview of the Saturdays Premier League fixtures including Manchester Utd v Arsenal and Tottenham v West Ham Ben Davies is a little bit longer, but not sure of the process to be back. Chris Bosh Jersey. We are very happy that Dele showed today he is in very good condition. Then we need to analyse if it is good to take a risk or not, or be on the bench, or maybe we need to protect him for Tuesday. Its not a big issue and if not Saturday, for Tuesday [away to Monaco in the Champions League] he will be in the squad.Danny Rose is expected to play some part against the Hammers and Pochettino intimated he may have to change the way he approaches the game after featuring for England in the 3-0 World Cup Qualifier win over Scotland and the 2-2 friendly draw with Spain. Danny Rose (left) played for England against Scotland and Spain Always its the national teams decision to select the players. I cannot say anything about that, he said.If he is [in] condition to play there is nothing to do. I dont want to complain because we need to change our plan to prepare the game for Saturday with him, to give him more rest so he can arrive in better condition, physically and mentally.Its true it wasnt the better thing for him to play two games because against Spain he played 78 minutes and it was tough for him after the last few months were tough for him.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Spurs, Kane relaxed about future Tottenham transfer targets? Kane perfect for United Tottenham fixtures Cheap Arizona Cardinals JerseysCheap Falcons Jerseys Cheap Ravens Jerseys Cheap Bills Jerseys Cheap Panthers Jerseys Cheap Bears Jerseys Cheap Bengals Jerseys Cheap Browns Jerseys Cheap Cowboys JerseysCheap Broncos Jerseys Cheap Lions Jerseys Cheap Packers Jerseys Cheap Texans Jerseys Cheap Colts Jerseys Cheap Jaguars Jerseys Cheap Chiefs Jerseys ' ' '

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