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Indefatigable Muguruza knocks out Konta at 3:12am

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Asked what she would do after setting up a match with Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky in the next round, she said: "I go to breakfast now". I think for the people in the stadium, there was a few, you know, they were happy, ' he said after beating Taylor Fritz in round three. Read More »

Mickelson takes 2-shot lead in Desert

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Mickelson birdied the par-4 fifth and sixth holes, the par-5 seventh and closed with another on No. 9. And I made a lot of birdies. "Sometimes you have those days where it all clicks", he said. Rose is the first top-ranked player to take part in the event. I keep missing fairways and greens, and I'm at 4 under, " Jutanugarn said. "I turned a round that was not very good into a respectable round", said Mickelson, although he admitted that he would have liked to be even lower heading into a ... Read More »

World No.1 sets up Serena's biggest challenge yet

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The world champion thrashed the teen player beating her by 6-2 6-1 in the fourth round. "It's good to see that attitude". It was a stuttering start for both Halep and WIlilams in the second set, with both losing their first service games, however it was Halep who broke again to go 4-3 up, then again in Williams' next service game to take the set 6-3 and the match. Read More »

Lowry recovers from early wobble to retain Abu Dhabi lead

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The 31-year-old from Offaly has certainly been mightily impressive to this point, compiling an extraordinary statistic on his way to a three-shot lead over gifted South African Richard Sterne , with Englishman Ian Poulter lurking dangerously in third place. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Called LeBron James to Apologize, Ask About Leadership

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Irving on the other hand, reached a milestone with his 27-point performance. He had 10 points and six of his career-high 18 assists in the fourth quarter - including passes to set up Boston's last three baskets in a game-ending 17-4 run. The Celtics fell by two points against the Orlando Magic last Saturday and then fell again to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night, but Irving did not play against the Nets due to a quad injury. Read More »

Higuain set for Chelsea medical this weekend

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The manager said: "I don't want to be involved because I want to spend my energy in something different, on the pitch". "Then I chose to focus on the pitch, matches, training, so now I am confident because Marina is working very hard, but I don't know anything about the matter because I only focus on matches". Read More »

Dylan Hartley: Northampton Saints captain out of England's Six Nations opener

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Harlequins flanker Jack Clifford and Exeter centre Ollie Devoto also return after injury and form has restricted their appearances under Jones. "He is going to be the new breed of player", Jones said. "He's definitely an option at seven". He can play wing, 13, 15 or seven for us'. So, too, are many All Blacks loose forwards regularly stationed on the edge. Read More »

Barca face disqualification from Copa del Rey

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Barcelona won that game 5-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid . Santiago Solari's side are to host the first leg. Catalan told reporters before the second leg: "It's not an easy situation, sporting people like to win matches on the pitch". Read More »

Dele Alli can play up top like Lionel Messi, says Mauricio Pochettino

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On whether Alli, 22, can step up during Kane's time out, he continued: 'He is one of the most exciting youngsters at his age. "It's a massive thing to be satisfied about, for us and our fans". "Because not only us but his teammates considered him a genius". "That (injuries) can happen during the season, not only for us but different teams so it is so important to be calm in these types of moments and, of course, to believe how we believe in the squad". Read More »

Unhappy Marko Arnautovic dropped for West Ham’s Bournemouth trip

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Marko Arnautovic joined the London Stadium from Stoke City in 2017 and last season he literally carried the team on his own shoulders. The Austrian, whose hopes of forcing West Ham to sell appear to be fading, said sorry to the rest of the squad after training on Friday for pushing for a move. Read More »

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal win at Australian Open

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The Czech veteran reached the semi-finals in 2014 and 2015 but is unseeded this year as he returns from a back injury that nearly forced his retirement last year. and, and, and, Australians!" As Federer was exiting the court after winning his match, he happened to meet Nadal. Tiafoe advances to the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam for the first time in his career and faces No. Read More »

Son helps Korea beat China 2-0 at Asian Cup

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Having returned to the side against China , he won the penalty from which Hwang Ui-jo opened the scoring before setting up the second goal for Kim Min-jae. Marcello Lippi will rest his star forward and it shouldn't be a huge blow - whoever loses faces a beatable Thailand - but unfortunately no amount of time is likely to fully heal the 27-year-old. Read More »

Superb Serena blows Bouchard away

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Williams, again pursuing a 24th grand slam singles title that would see her equal the record of Margaret Court , dropped just two games in her first-round win over Tatjana Maria . And though it'll be a different setting than she's used to watching Williams, Yastremska told the Women's Tennis Association that playing against Williams is the culmination of a lifelong dream. Read More »

Andy Robertson: How Jurgen Klopp has improved me at Liverpool FC

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Jurgen Klopp's side sit at the summit of the English top-flight standings with 57 points from 22 matches - four points adrift of second-placed Manchester City. "I believed my chance would come and I am sure so did he, so he was trying to get me best prepared for it". "Where will we be in two or three years?" Klopp went on to add that Joe Gomez , who has been absent since picking up a knock against Wolves in late December, is 'improving but not ready'. Read More »

Anderson Suffers Shock Australian Open Defeat

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Tiafoe will face Italy's Andreas Seppi on the eve of his 21st birthday. I lost to Kevin three times past year (.) I went to a different place. Tiafoe was joined in the third round by another kid from the USA who'd never been that far at Melbourne Park, 21-year-old Taylor Fritz , who saved 12 of the 13 break points he faced while dispatching No. Read More »

Osaka romps as Nishikori, Raonic battle through Open epics

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Nishikori had to dig himself out of a 0-40 hole at 4-4 in the fifth set, and the match went to yet another tiebreaker from which he prevailed by winning the final four points. "But, I mean, it's only two matches, so I'm not too exhausted yet". "I'll try to carry this confidence into the next match". After weathering 59 aces from Karlovic, the Japanese held firm and will play the victor of Joao Sousa and Philipp Kohlschreiber for a place in the fourth round. Read More »

LeBron cleared to practice after missing next two games

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Los Angeles ended up winning the game in overtime, 138-128. While Chuck dropped in a rather unique metaphor to describe the Thunder, his point is still valid that the team missed a golden opportunity to put the Lakers in a hole early in the game. Read More »

India win toss, bowl in MCG ODI decider

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But that only came after Yuzvendra Chahal had run through the Australian batting line-up to dismiss them for 230. It was MS Dhoni who led India to the finishing line with a last ball thriller. But the dismissal was preceded by some interesting tactics from the Indians as Bhuvneshwar made a decision to try something new against the Aussie skipper. Read More »

Warriors roundtable: Will the DeMarcus Cousins experiment work?

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I play with a chip on my shoulder", Cousins said. Golden State's coaching staff has spent the past couple of weeks more intensely planning for Cousins' return and how he will be incorporated into different rotations throughout games, while also holding regular discussions with Cousins about the plan. Read More »

Tiger Woods to open 2019 schedule next week at Torrey Pines

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Woods finished the week three-under and in a share of 23rd place, but then found himself in contention a number of times during the season before ultimately prevailing in the FedExCup Playoffs finale at East Lake Golf Club. "It's always great to be able to play at Riviera and I am very proud of the impact the Genesis Open has been able to make on education through my foundation". Read More »

Serene Serena Williams makes short work of Eugenie Bouchard

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To which we say, YES. This year's tournament began on Jan. 14 and is scheduled to end on Sunday, Jan. 27. While some appreciated the excitement of having a low-ranking Australian player doing so well, many were incredulous there was no option to watch Serena Williams live on television. Read More »

How to Watch Roger Federer vs. Dan Evans

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The 31-year-old hopes to end his career at Wimbledon, but has admitted the Australian Open could be his last event, unless he has a late change of heart. This was a match for the purists, with Evans' single-handed backhand and all-court game not unlike Federer's, and the British player showed during the first set that he is a fine competitor, too. Read More »

Kyler Murray: Eyeing the Heisman Trophy winner’s possible fit with Denver

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Here's a little more on the athletic prodigy who's making headlines everywhere you look. Then, he was a former star high school quarterback but unproven on the college level. Murray's father, Kevin, was the Texas A&M quarterback from 1983 to 1986 and although he likely would've wanted his son to remain with his alma mater, that didn't end up happening. Read More »

Harden scored 57 points as the Rockets past the Grizzlies

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Brothers told MacMahon that Houston initially offered House a non-guaranteed three-year National Basketball Association contract, then changed the offer to guaranteed on Tuesday. The Rockets had hoped to give House the roster spot that became open when they traded Michael Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls last week, but now the team will look fill that opening by signing a wing to a 10-day contract. Read More »

Australian Open 2019: Lleyton Hewitt laughs off Bernie Tomic accusations

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Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying Lleyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced. You're not playing, bro. They're all under Lleyton's wing, under the management company. "I didn't get much buy-in with Bernard or Nick", the 46-year-old told Spox . Read More »

Yuzvendra Chahal breaks Australian ODI record to put India in pole position

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They have previously drawn the T20I series 1-1, and then went on to record a historic first-ever Test series win here by a 2-1 margin. Chasing 299, India got off to a brisk start courtesy openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan . Jason Behrendorff who complained of a sore back has been replaced by Billy Stanlake. The Virat Kohli-led side started their tour with a three-match Twenty20 global (T20I) series that ended in a 1-1 draw, followed by a historic first-ever 2-1 Test series win for ... Read More »

Hewitt: Tomic is a clown and he tried to blackmail me

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The veteran two-time Grand Slam champion said the firebrand player would never again feature in Davis Cup while he captained the Australian team. The deeply weird and incredibly freakish biff between Lleyton Hewitt and the duo of Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios that has been dominating headlines throughout the Australian Open - despite the latter too feebly departing the tournament in the first round - has deepened dramatically thanks to claims from Hewitt that Tomic had previously ... Read More »

Who is Terence Crawford and what is his boxing record?

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Press conference will be tomorrow and then one in NY on Thursday, and it's a good fight. "I had another fight with Kell Brook but for me this is another big fight I couldn't turn down". Arum said he was happy to provide Crawford with a top opponent for the first pay-per-view fight of the Top Rank-ESPN partnership. "I know some people are writing him off, but I am by no means overlooking him". Read More »

Ghana: Undercover journalist Hussein-Suale shot dead

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Investigative journalist Ahmed Husein has been shot dead in Accra by unknown assailants. Beyond Ghana , a host of referees , spreading across 15 African countries, were fingered in the exposé and consequently banned by continental football's governing body Caf. Read More »