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Wimbledon 2017: Complaining Novak Djokovic reaches quarter-final for ninth time

Wimbledon 2017: Complaining Novak Djokovic reaches quarter-final for ninth time

It's a far cry from 2016 Wimbledon when Djokovic was bundled out in the third round by Sam Querrey , a defeat which precipitated a decline which saw him relieved of all the four majors he had held at the same time . He will next face either Milos Raonic or Alexander Zverev. "We are very happy with the courts , 100% confident in them", Lewis said. The match was instead moved to Tuesday. Read More

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Rookie Aaron Judge Claims HR Derby Title, All-Star Game Tonight

Rookie Aaron Judge Claims HR Derby Title, All-Star Game Tonight

The rookie phenom leads the majors with 30 home runs in just 301 plate appearances so far this season and has shown no signs of slowing down. "That guy Aaron Judge , he doesn't get exhausted", Sano said. Like a prime Carter, Judge just did things that made you just sit back, take notice and if you weren't careful, have your jaw repeatedly hitting the floor with what he did. Read More

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Andy Murray beats Benoit Paire to enter Wimbledon quarters

Andy Murray beats Benoit Paire to enter Wimbledon quarters

Following on from Alexander Bublik , Dustin Brown and Fabio Fognini , Paire is another of the tour's more quirky characters, and Murray may simply be desperately short of rhythm. We have (Victoria) Azarenka, who has won two grand slams. The Californian lost the first set 7-5 to South Africa's Kevin Anderson , but levelled on a tie-break before taking the third with a rare break of serve. Read More

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Venus Williams v Jelena Ostapenko: Wimbledon quarter-final

Venus Williams v Jelena Ostapenko: Wimbledon quarter-final

So I think it was great preparation for me to be able to, you know, kind of get used to that sort of pace". I was up a break in the first set, and you think that's pretty easy going. "Ever", Williams said, then repeated that final word for emphasis. "I'd like to think that I can continue to rely on that as the matches continue". If she wins Wimbledon it will be the first grass-court title of her career, coming just two weeks after she feared her participation in the tournament might be ... Read More

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I'm Too Ill to Fight at UFC 213

I'm Too Ill to Fight at UFC 213

Still, Nunes has looked wonderful in her last two fights. While Aussie eyes have been fixated on Robert Whittaker's clash with Yoel Romero this weekend, the title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko promises to be every bit as captivating. Read More

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Trade grades: Who wins Celtics-Pistons deal for Bradley, Morris?

Trade grades: Who wins Celtics-Pistons deal for Bradley, Morris?

The Pistons also will be getting a future second-round draft pick in the deal . Bogdanovic averaged a career-best 13.7 points last season while splitting time with the Brooklyn Nets and Washington. Bradley embodied that these last few years of the Celtics have meant more than anyone else, and his departure marks a turning point in the rebuild. The Pistons were woeful at shooting and defending last season, and oddly enough, that's not a great mix in the National Basketball Association. Read More

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Hamilton gearbox damage not caused by Vettel crash

Hamilton gearbox damage not caused by Vettel crash

The team said it was a brake disk failure and Hamilton's mechanics worked frantically to get his vehicle ready for qualifying. The lap was not quite ideal, but good enough. Just to remind you, the Austrian Grand Prix will start in 14 hours Central European Time and be sure not to miss this fantastic race. "Y'know, if you start playing games like that here it's quite tricky", he said. Read More

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Mom Review: Sridevi is the soul of this revenge thriller

Mom Review: Sridevi is the soul of this revenge thriller

Umair Sandhu, the Editor of Indian Cinema Magazine UK & UAE, Member of UK Censor Board, has posted the review of MOM on his twitter . Critics gave a rating of 3.5 out of 5 to Mom . "But this is not to take away from her otherwise adept performance". Akshaye Khanna , Nawazuddin Siddiqui , Adnan Siddiqui , Sajal Ali and Pitobash Tripathy were too good in their respective roles. Read More

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Lions v New Zealand: Jordie Barrett handed first All Blacks start

Lions v New Zealand: Jordie Barrett handed first All Blacks start

Jones has previous experience of a Lions decider after captaining the side to a convincing 41-16 third Test win over Australia in Sydney in 2013 to seal the series 2-1. "In 2019, after the World Cup, I'll maybe go to the beach and retire", the 53-year-old said. The future will take care of itself. Jordie Barrett , 20, will make his first Test after going on as a replacement against Samoa, being rewarded for blistering Super Rugby form with the Hurricanes this year, and he is ready to ... Read More

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Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Klizan retires, gives Djokovic pass to round two

Wimbledon - Men's Singles: Klizan retires, gives Djokovic pass to round two

Like Djokovic just before him on Centre Court, Federer played well under an hour before his opponent retired. Since Klizan and Dolgopolov appeared to have carried injuries into their matches, which meant they must have known they might not last the distance on Tuesday, many observers accused them of being selfish as they short-changed fans and denied fully-fit players a place in the draw. Read More

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Federer has a date with destiny at Wimbledon

Federer has a date with destiny at Wimbledon

Of course, double Olympic champion Andy Murray has been at the vanguard of the golden era with his two singles titles in 2013 and a year ago. Fresh from a tenth title in Halle, and a rest over the clay court season, Federer goes in as favourite for an eighth Wimbledon title which, at 35, would provide the ideal excuse to hang up his racquet on a high. Read More

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Venus Williams advances at Wimbledon

VENUS WILLIAMS broke down in tears unable to speak as she was quizzed for the first time about her involvement in a auto crash that left one person dead. She posted a short statement on the incident, noting that she is praying for the family of Jerome Barson , who died following the crash. "I think she misses me", Venus said. Read More

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Wimbledon kept Kvitova hopes alive in dark times

Wimbledon kept Kvitova hopes alive in dark times

The 25-year-old Romanian, who has never been past the semi-finals at Wimbledon , opens her campaign against Marina Erakovic. "I think you should stay low, as well, with your expectations about me", Kvitova said before Wimbledon . Find out all that and more during the next two weeks in London . Jelena Ostapenko continues to hold the world in thrall with her momentous run at Roland Garros . Read More

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Gordon Hayward declines option, opts for free agency

Gordon Hayward declines option, opts for free agency

But is he at the level where George sees Hayward's presence in Boston as a deal breaker to signing an extension with the Celtics? But no blame should be put on Ainge. That was the goal for Utah, coming into this weekend. One name that sticks out is Grizzlies power forward JaMychal Green , who is a power forward with range (37.9 percent from 3-point range) and has the muscle to rebound (7.1 per game) among the trees in the post . Read More

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Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

Johnson, who led 12 laps, finished in 13th. While McMurray is seeking his first win of the season, Larson is coming off a Cup win last week at MI - where he also started from the pole. Kyle Larson is looking for his second win in a row. This battle between Truex and Larson for the point lead in the regular season may be the most interesting battle on the tracks . Read More

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Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

While he was straight on to the hole, it looked like Spieth would do well to make par from the deep-set sand. Charley Hoffman had surged to 10 under after he followed an eagle at 13 with birdies at the next two holes, but he lost ground when he double-bogeyed the 16th and then bogeyed 17 and 18 to drop to six under. Read More

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LSU eliminates FSU from CWS

LSU eliminates FSU from CWS

LSU's first five hitters in the lineup are batting over.300 on the season. "I can't put it into words yet". "And once things started getting going, we didn't stop". The Tigers offense once again came to the aid of their starter with early run support. Greg Deichmann doubled, then singles by Zach Watson and Josh Smith brought in a run. Read More

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Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation face decisive match against Mexico

Confederations Cup hosts Russian Federation face decisive match against Mexico

Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. Moscow Standard Time at Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia , on Saturday, June 24. It was the country's first major title, and with an aging squad, they are now looking to kick on for next year's World Cup. " I am proud of what my team did, it's normal to have to suffer at this level, but we deserved to win ", said Osorio. "I think this a flawless scenario for Mexican football". Read More

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Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

The Las Vegas fight ended with Kovalev was in the corner and Ward landing shots to the body. Then, in Round 8 , after a hard shot to the body that might have been low, Ward landed a hard right hand that wobbled Kovalev . Yes, he punched me but I didn't feel it. All the talking is good for the fans, it's good to build it up, it's all good but anybody that knows me, knows that I'm about the action. Read More

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