Vasco hold Flamengo despite Vinicius Jr strike

Rio De Janeiro , May 20

Real Madrid bound-forward Vinicius Junior struck his 10th goal of the 2018 season, but Flamengo could only manage a 1-1 draw with Vasco da Gama in Brazil's Serie A championship.

Halep beats Sharapova, in Italian Open final

Rome , May 20

Romania's Simona Halep rallied from a set down to defeat Russia's Maria Sharapova 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 and reach the final of the Italian Open for the second consecutive year.