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A precocious, longtime Grand Slam doubles title contender with recently retired partner Casey Dellacqua , the 22-year-old Barty has played the best solo tennis of her career over the past season-plus. But the bodysuit, as well as helping her deal with her blood clots issues, didn't look half bad either. As many have been before her, Barty began to look overawed by the force of Williams' personality.
  • Manchester City hoping to finalise transfers of Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho

    Manchester City hoping to finalise transfers of Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho

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    City have always been in pursuit of Mahrez, having seen a cash-plus-player offer of £65 million for the 27-year-old rejected in January, with Leicester demanding £80m to let him go in the middle of the season. Joao Santos claims an offer has been made to Napoli and admits it would be hard to turn down City's advances. We are awaiting for the Italian club's response and I don't think the proposal will be turned down.
  • Cs Gordon Hayward has surgery, will be ready for next season

    Cs Gordon Hayward has surgery, will be ready for next season

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    Boston already has three players signed to megadeals in Al Horford, Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward . Jaylen Brown shot 5-of-18 from the field, Marcus Morris was 5-of-14, and Terry Rozier was 2-of-14, as brutal offense condemned Boston to a Game 7 loss on their home court.
  • Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says will leave club

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    I thank him for his commitment, his passion. "When we built the (Emirates) stadium, the banks asked me to commit for five years". It's a unusual moment to do so, I know, but an important one too. "I'm not going to coach any other team next season". "It is a sad day for me, the fans and the players. All I can offer is my love and respect and remind him that this is his home".
  • Nadal fights off gutsy Bolelli in Roland Garros opener

    Nadal fights off gutsy Bolelli in Roland Garros opener

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    Nadal saved four break points in the eighth game of the final set, including one with a ferocious trademark cross-court forehand victor. Mixing deep groundstrokes with subtle shots, Bolelli obtained another set point with a backhand drop shot to lead 7-6, but Nadal hit a service victor on the next point.
  • Leadership comes naturally for new Bok skipper Siya Kolisi

    Leadership comes naturally for new Bok skipper Siya Kolisi

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    Kaya Malotana‚ the first black African to play for the Springboks‚ has warned against over-celebrating Siya Kolisi's appointment as national rugby team captain and forgetting that there was still a very long way to go in addressing transformation in the country.
  • 5 contenders to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

    5 contenders to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

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    Cape Town - Zinedine Zidane has called a surprise press conference at Real Madrid's Valdebebas training ground and it is believed he will clarify his future at the club. "It is a sad day, for me, for the club, the players, everyone at this club". "After winning the Champions League , the decision was unexpected", Perez said.
  • Real Madrid coach, Zidane says will leave club

    Real Madrid coach, Zidane says will leave club

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    I'll always be thankful. "Zidane left as a player a year before his contract was finished", tweeted Spanish pundit Guillem Balague. "When we built the (Emirates) stadium, the banks asked me to commit for five years". Cape Town - Zinedine Zidane has called a surprise press conference at Real Madrid's Valdebebas training ground and it is believed he will clarify his future at the club.
  • Welshman Gareth Bale unhappy with Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit rumours

    Welshman Gareth Bale unhappy with Ronaldo's Real Madrid exit rumours

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    He is the club's all-time leading goalscorer (450 goals in all competitions), has the most goals in a single season (61), and has played a key part in all four of the club's Champions League successes in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. They would also be better placed to match the forward's current wages, but that is precisely why United are now cool on the player, especially at his age and at this point of his career as well as after signing Alexis Sanchez.
  • Zeke Upshaw's death: From court collapse to lawsuit

    Zeke Upshaw's death: From court collapse to lawsuit

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    His dream was to get that call from a team to play in the league one day, but it will never happen after the Grand Rapids Drive guard suddenly collapsed in the last game of the season. Jewel claims when doctors finally tended to Zeke, the treatment was so poor - she later learned Zeke's body "went without oxygen for another forty minutes.
  • 'A magical story': Golden Knights, Capitals to face-off in Game 2

    'A magical story': Golden Knights, Capitals to face-off in Game 2

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    The Golden Knights took their pre-game celebrations to a new level Monday night, and Melrose said he's a big fan of their opens. They play hard, physical, they've got great special teams, [Braden] Holtby's been very good in net, Ovi's playing great, Backstrom's playing great, [Evgeny] Kuznetsov's emerging as a superstar, John Carlson's had an unbelievable year on defense.
  • England vs Pakistan - Highlights & Stats

    England vs Pakistan - Highlights & Stats

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    Sarfraz Ahmed was fined 60pc of his match fee, while his teammates received 30pc fines, the press release said. And we have to bat better. It would be England's only wicket as Pakistan knocked off the required runs easily - Haris Sohail (39no) taking a particular liking to Bess' bowling, with the Somerset off-spinner plundered for 29 runs in 3.4 overs - to take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series.
  • Browns safety's Cavaliers tweet could cost him millions

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    As it turns out, fans may now be able to hedge their bets and wind up with a free jersey regardless of who wins the NBA Finals . When Randall's tweet started to gain mainstream attraction late Monday and another Twitter user suggested there was "zero chance he delivers", Randall replied : "100% chance".
  • IPL 2018: Top five knocks

    IPL 2018: Top five knocks

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    But once he put his foot on the pedal in the sixth over, Watson literally toyed with the Sunrisers bowlers to finish unbeaten on 117 off 57 balls, his second hundred of the season. "Towards the back end of the tournament I was hanging on for dear life". He started off with a dot but followed up with a cover-driven four, a hat-trick of sixes and ended with a steer through third-man.
  • Unai Emery to offer Lucaz Perez Arsenal chance

    Unai Emery to offer Lucaz Perez Arsenal chance

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    But at that time the daily involvement for me was important. Sarri won Serie A's Coach of the Year award in the 2016/17 season after helping Napoli finish third in the league. "His hard-working and passionate approach and his sense of values on and off the pitch make him the ideal person to take us forward". Wenger recently revealed he would play no part in picking out his replacement in the same way that Sir Alex Ferguson selected David Moyes for Manchester United .
  • 76ers Investigating GM Bryan Colangelo's Reported Use of Burner Twitter Accounts

    76ers Investigating GM Bryan Colangelo's Reported Use of Burner Twitter Accounts

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    The team released the following statement this morning:"An online media outlet filed a story linking multiple social media accounts to 76ers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo . "I talked to him and he said that he didn't say that ", Embiid said. The Philadelphia 76ers launched their own investigation Wednesday after a report surfaced that a top executive allegedly used fake Twitter accounts to criticize players and officials.
  • NBA Finals predictions: CBS Sports picks for Cavaliers vs. Warriors Round 4

    NBA Finals predictions: CBS Sports picks for Cavaliers vs. Warriors Round 4

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    Predictable, perhaps, but James is the best player in this series and the only reason the Cavaliers are in it. LeBron has a healthy fear and a lot of respect for Steph Curry and the Champion Warriors team. The Warriors' coach claimed that had Igoudala been fit, his team would've beaten Houston in five games instead of needing a Game 7. Even if that doesn't happen, enjoy the best player of his generation, especially with so much uncertainty hanging over his future.
  • Kaepernick lawyer: National Football League owner testified to shunning my client due to Trump

    Kaepernick lawyer: National Football League owner testified to shunning my client due to Trump

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    Apparently, some National Football League players intend to sit out the 2018 season until "the de facto ban of Eric Reid and Colin Kaepernick is removed and both men are given spots back on rosters". Kaepernick has not played since the 2016 season after protesting the national anthem by taking a knee during the anthem throughout that season, citing racial inequality and police brutality.
  • Seattle Seahawks sign WR Brandon Marshall

    Seattle Seahawks sign WR Brandon Marshall

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    It was with the latter squad that the six-time Pro Bowler had his most recent season as a top performer, catching 109 passes for 1,502 yards and an NFL-leading 14 touchdowns for the Jets in 2015. 2 or 3 receiver behind Doug Baldwin and possibly Tyler Lockett , what would be the point of having him in a reserve role? The Seahawks typically do not announce deals until they are signed.
  • Manchester United make opening bid for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?

    Manchester United make opening bid for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic?

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    The Serbian star has had a break-out season in Serie A this year, with the success of the Rome-based club leading to the player being linked with a move to some of European football's top sides. United's interest is unsurprising as they need to bolster their midfield ranks following the retirement of Michael Carrick and potential departure of Marouane Fellaini .
  • Scholes slams Salah, Karius for crying against Real Madrid

    Scholes slams Salah, Karius for crying against Real Madrid

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    The Portuguese boss has a reputation for setting up a team very well but not allowing his players the freedom to express themselves on the pitch. "It is another chapter in a nice story, but he will keep playing for Madrid", Tebas said. I'd like to offer a gift for his birthday: a year-long contract with Rimini FC, the ideal club to rediscover his calm, self-belief and strength to follow his dreams.
  • National Basketball Association reacts to 76ers Bryan Colangelo burner accounts

    National Basketball Association reacts to 76ers Bryan Colangelo burner accounts

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    It's usually important for a front office executive to try and keep their player happy, but by the looks of Embiid's tweet, he doesn't seem too excited about the report. "While I have never posted anything whatsoever on social media, I have used the @ Phila1234567 Twitter account referenced in this story to monitor our industry and other current events".
  • Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern

    Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern

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    Lewandowski is sure to be a man in demand. Whether or not we are able to attract Lewandowski to Stamford Bridge or not remains to be seen, but one thing appears certain - he's on his way out of Bayern Munich this summer. "They should understand his situation". Zavahi was involved in Neymar's £198m world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain last summer and now Poland star Lewandowski, 29, is agitating for a big-money move of his own.
  • Defending champion Ostapenko, Venus Williams crash out

    Defending champion Ostapenko, Venus Williams crash out

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    Her own game was a mess adding more double faults (10) than she wanted to start her tournament run. It felt like I couldn't serve today. "I had to take care of myself", Stephens told a news conference at Roland Garros . A couple of games later, Ostapenko seemed to have restored order, breaking her rival's serve for 4-4. "After my warmup today, I just walked into the locker room, and Viktor was, like, 'Hey, good luck today'".
  • Catsuit queen Serena back in winning business

    Catsuit queen Serena back in winning business

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    Competing in her first Grand Slam since winning the 2017 Australian Open while pregnant, and in one of few tournaments since delivering her daughter last September, Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova , 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, in her first-round match at Roland Garros on Tuesday.
  • Manchester United 'table £17.4m bid for Porto's Diogo Dalot'

    Manchester United 'table £17.4m bid for Porto's Diogo Dalot'

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    Dalot has only made seven first-team appearances for Porto but United's scouts have been sufficiently impressed by the performances to make a move for the 19-year-old. The Portugal Under-21 star is preparing to discuss personal terms with the Red Devils, according to The Telegraph . The Portugese defender is seen as an understudy to veteran defender Antonio Valencia , with the 32-year-old struggling with knee injuries over the past few seasons.
  • Salah Aiming for Three-Week Return

    Salah Aiming for Three-Week Return

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    The left shoulder that bore the brunt of his fall, as Ramos grappled him to the ground, was thought to have ligament damage severe enough to sideline Salah from the World Cup . "Kenya was fully represented in the UEFA Champion's League ", said Mr Aamir Ikram. "It is a team game but when you are a substitute, it is a game of more than 11 players".
  • DONE DEAL? Man Utd meet buyout clause for Porto defender Diogo Dalot

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    United have managed to beat off competition from European heavyweights Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Napoli in order to secure the youngsters signature. Dalot is expected to be given first-team opportunities, with Mourinho clearing out players such as Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind to make way for further recruits.
  • Unai Emery is close to completing his first signing as Arsenal manager

    Unai Emery is close to completing his first signing as Arsenal manager

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    As first revealed by Goal , physical trainer Julen Masach and video analyst Victor Manas will also join Emery's staff, and it is understood that the 46-year-old is keen on keeping numerous internal staff who know the club well, though it remains to be seen whether Steve Bould and Jens Lehmann - who both worked under Arsene Wenger - will retain their roles.
  • Serena Williams’ French Open Outfit Is Going Viral

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    Goerges, who lost to a player ranked outside the Top 30 at her last five Grand Slams - 2017 Australian Open (No.54 Jankovic), 2017 Roland Garros (No.82 Brengle), 2017 Wimbledon (No.35 Tsurenko), 2017 US Open (No.83 Stephens) and 2018 Australian Open (No.42 Cornet) - completed at the first chance her 74th win to 78 defeats in three-set matches at WTA level.
  • Anthony Rizzo’s slide should have been called interference

    Anthony Rizzo’s slide should have been called interference

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    Given the current state of three-fifths of the Cubs rotation, what Mike Montgomery did on Monday afternoon in Pittsburgh was a much-needed respite for Joe Maddon and the Cubs. Maddon was angry that his player broke up an attempted double play the way it has always been taught and was under scrutiny for it. You've got to break up a double play.
  • Serena Williams Won Her First Grand Slam Match After Giving Birth

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    And, yes, the victory. Competing in her first Grand Slam since winning the 2017 Australian Open while pregnant, and in one of few tournaments since delivering her daughter last September, Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova , 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, in her first-round match at Roland Garros on Tuesday.
  • Raheem Sterling backed by the FA and his girlfriend over gun tattoo

    Raheem Sterling backed by the FA and his girlfriend over gun tattoo

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    The Manchester City and England star has been pictured with what appears to be the image of a M16 rifle on his lower right leg. "I shoot with my right foot so it has a deeper meaning and is still unfinished". 'He's a terrific footballer with a brilliant work ethic, ' the 57-year-old tweeted. "Unique to this country", he wrote, "to attempt to destroy our players' morale before a major tournament".
  • NBA Players React to LeBron James Reaching 8th Consecutive NBA Finals

    NBA Players React to LeBron James Reaching 8th Consecutive NBA Finals

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    His season ended with a team-high 24 points in 42 minutes for Boston in Game 7, including a highlight that Celtics fans will be watching on a loop all summer despite Sunday night's outcome. The Cavs will need all three to be at the top of their game if they want to best the Warriors in the NBA Finals. "Made a play. Just showing emotion".
  • Luis Suarez wishes Liverpool ace Salah speedy recovery

    Luis Suarez wishes Liverpool ace Salah speedy recovery

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    One country that has achieved that feat is Saudi Arabia, but that last-16 appearance thanks to Saeed Al-Owairan's stunning goal against Belgium in 1994 looks likely to remain a one-off. "When I play, I want the best opponents in front of me to show that Uruguay is better, not for our rival to be better but for Uruguay to win against the best".
  • Raheem Sterling defends assault rifle tattoo

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    An FA spokesperson said: 'We all support Raheem Sterling and acknowledge the honest and heartfelt account he gave via Instagram last night. The statement added: "He and the rest of the squad are focused exclusively on preparing for the forthcoming World Cup ".
  • NBA Finals 2018: Warriors vs

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    This is a pretty massive line for an National Basketball Association game, and especially when talking the Finals. For the better part of the last calendar year, the Cavs' franchise has experienced no shortage of ups and downs - slow climbs and faster falls - and yet James and Co.
  • Serena Williams makes fashion statement in Grand Slam return

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    Then came singles matches that actually counted, with two wins at Indian Wells, California, before a loss to Venus, followed by a first-round loss at the Miami Open on March 21. Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation was pushed to three sets in her return to this event following a two-year absence.
  • Officials blasted for missed call that resulted in key Golden Knights goal

    Officials blasted for missed call that resulted in key Golden Knights goal

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    The Capitals will need to push back in Game 2, but they've been in this position before. Reaves' tally extended his scoring streak to two games, as the Golden Knights head into Game 2 with the substantial advantage. The Knights opened the scoring through Miller but their rivals took a 2-1 lead with two goals in 42 seconds from Connolly and Backstrom. T-Mobile Arena was only quiet for a few seconds before the tying goal from Reaves, who cross-checked Carlson to the ice an instant before ...