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    April 24, 2018 7:47 AM +0430

    NEW YORK -- Australian wildcard James Duckworth pulled off the biggest win of his career on Monday night to set up a second-round meeting with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the US Open. Nike Air Max 180 Og Ultramarine .Defying the heat and humidity at Flushing Meadows, Duckworth fought back from a set and a break down to beat Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.The 24-year-old, who dropped to 195 in the rankings this year after missing four months of the season with elbow and wrist injuries, will face the ninth-seeded Frenchman on Wednesday.The watching Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt will have approved of his compatriots performance, with Duckworth beating world No. 64 Haase in three hours, 31 minutes.Earlier on Monday, Australias?Jordan Thompson lost to qualifier Steve Darcis after leading by two sets in their first-round match.The world No. 91, playing his first match at Flushing Meadows, failed to take two match points as he went down 5-7, 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4, 7-5 to the 32-year-old Belgian.Darcis, ranked 106th, edged a third-set tie-breaker before forcing a decider and closing out the win after four hours, 11 minutes.The match was played in searing temperatures which Thompson compared to?something like Vietnam or Bangkok, and the 22-year-old cramped up in the final game.Its hot, humid, the suns out, theres no shade. I was hurting in that last game. No doubt I struggled a bit at the end, Thompson told reporters.Thompson, who had progressed to the second round of a Grand Slam for the first time at this years French Open,?served for the match at 5-4 in the third set.I just felt like I left myself down, let other people down. Its not good, he said.Just the people in the box there supporting me, Ive worked with those people for a long time and its what you work towards -- to be playing here and winning matches and I let it slip away.Everythings a learning curve at this age. Nike Air Vapormax Plus Womens . Pierce was ejected in the third quarter of Indianas 103-86 win Monday. George Hill stole a bad pass and was going in for a layup, and Pierce hustled back and appeared to be trying to wrap him up. Air Max 98 Gym Red . Inter president Erick Thohir says in a club statement on Wednesday that Vidic is "one of the worlds best defenders and his qualities, international pedigree, and charisma will be an asset. . Laudrup revealed Thursday he was notified of his dismissal in "the briefest of letters which gave no reasons why such hasty and final action was deemed necessary. LOS ANGELES -- After four seasons in the Golden State Warriors supporting cast, Harrison Barnes is seizing his opportunity to be the main man in Dallas.Barnes scored 31 points, Seth Curry added 23 and the Mavericks won their second straight game after an 0-5 start, 109-97 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.Two days after Barnes scored a career-best 34 in the Mavs victory over Milwaukee, he hit 11 of 18 shots at Staples Center while leading Dallas past the Lakers for the 11th consecutive time since April 2, 2013. Barnes scored seven consecutive points after Los Angeles took a lead with 7 1/2 minutes to play, and his teammates finished it off.Im just being aggressive, Barnes said. That was the biggest thing in my first few games (with the Mavs), figuring out when to be aggressive and when not to. You just kind of have to leave the switch on, and if you fail, fail aggressively.Its working: Barnes has scored 30 points three times in Dallas last six games after hitting that mark once in his first four seasons with Golden State.After getting their first win of the season Sunday against Milwaukee, the Mavs won again without injured Dirk Nowitzki and Deron Williams. Nowitzki missed his second straight game with a sore Achilles tendon, while Williams missed his second straight game with a strained calf muscle.Dallas used only eight players in LA, but it was enough.This is two team efforts, just scrappy and grinding, Barnes said. Everyone is getting in the mix offensively and defensively. Its not always pretty basketball, but were getting it done, and thats the most rewarding thing about it.JJ Barea had 18 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for the Mavericks, who beat the Lakers on the road for the sixth straight time.Our guys stuck to a game plan of tempo and patience and discipline, and they won the game, Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said.TIP-INSMavericks: Carlisle shared a quick pregame moment with Lakers F Metta World Peace, who played for Carlisle in Indianna a decade ago. Air Max 270 Light Bone. Carlisle, who still calls him Ron, said World Peace has reached out to him to ask questions about coaching. ... Mavs rookie Dorian Finney-Smith had five points in his first NBA start.Lakers: Luke Walton coached Barnes and Curry as an assistant with Golden State. ... Luol Deng scored two points in 30 minutes, going 1 for 5. ... Julius Randle had 15 points and 10 rebounds, but also committed six turnovers.LAKERS LOSSJordan Clarkson scored 22 points and Nick Young had 20 as the Lakers three-game winning streak ended with 17 turnovers and some late-game struggles. Lou Williams scored 15 points for Los Angeles, which rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half before failing to execute in the final minutes.I thought we did a little better job in the second half fighting, Walton said. I thought we were a little soft in the first half. We had our chances.Young scored 13 points in the first 3:15, staking the Lakers to an early lead. Dallas scored the final 11 points of the half to move ahead 58-54.HEADING BACKBarnes had his latest monster game one night before he returned to Oakland to take on the Golden State Warriors for the first time since leaving as a free agent during the summer. Barnes was a key player on the Warriors 2015 championship team and last seasons runner-up, but left after the Warriors renounced his rights when they landed Kevin Durant.When asked if the homecoming was anything special, Barnes said: Nah. ... Its another game. Were 2-5, so its another game. Trying to 3-5 and go back home.SHORT-LIVEDThe Lakers (4-4) had moved above .500 for just the second time since Dec. 6, 2013, with a victory over Phoenix on Sunday. Los Angeles also hadnt won three straight games since the 2012-13 season, but couldnt make it four.UP NEXTMavericks: At Golden State on Wednesday.Lakers: At Sacramento on Thursday. Jerseys From China Cheap Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2020 Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '