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French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Then came former semi-finalist Victoria Azarenka, who had her first child six months ago. The attack is still being investigated by the Czech police, who have yet to charge anybody. I couldn't move th...

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Alexander Zverev shocks Novak Djokovic to claim Italian Open title

Alexander Zverev shocks Novak Djokovic to claim Italian Open title

Djokovic says he talked on the phone with Agassi for the last couple of weeks but that the pair has no long-term commitment. He added: "He s someone that has been so successful in this sport, and he...

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Petra Kvitova recovers from stab injuries to play in French Open

The last time Kvitova played competitively was for the Czech Republic in a Fed Cup tie against France on November 12 past year. The chances of her playing tennis again, he said, were "very low" fo...

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Milos Raonic's path at French Open runs through Rafael Nadal

Still, there are plenty of story lines to keep an eye on at Roland Garros , where play begins Sunday. Djokovic? One of only two men to beat Nadal at the French Open in the 2015 quarter-final,...

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Arsenal fans overjoyed with FA Cup success over Chelsea

A 2014 World Cup victor with Germany, Mertesacker said he had "suffered" this season but was delighted to be able to give his all as Arsenal finished the season on a high by securing a record 13th...

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French Open 2017: Top-ranked Angelique Kerber exits Roland Garros

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were drawn to face each other in a blockbuster French Open semi-final on Friday. Murray has won four and lost four of his clay court matches ...

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Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final

Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final

But the fourth-seeded Spaniard was given a thorough examination by Thiem , who played a full part in a classy final packed with fine shot-making. Early signs weren't good for Thiem after a break be...

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No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

However, she lost in the first round a year ago, as well, but not as No. 1. "But right now I think I have to find myself again and just try to forget the clay-court season as soon as possible and th...

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LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

Their Game 3 loss was their only one in the postseason. Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas says he must wait until the swelling subsides in his injured right hip before determin...

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Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

It was expected the 32-year-old would endure a torrid afternoon against the likes of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard , but instead he was at the top of the game, leading Wenger to single him out for in...

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Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

Neither team has lost in the playoffs and if both teams get to the finals after three sweeps that is probably the first and last time we will see that happen. But they could use Leonard back on the co...

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Ramsey wants Wenger to stay after scoring FA Cup final victor

Alexis Sanchez's early opener for Arsenal , allowed to stand despite an apparent handball, was cancelled out by Diego Costa, only for Ramsey to reply immediately with the second FA Cup-winning goal...

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Kim smashes Scott record with Players win

At 21, Kim displayed composure beyond his years to finish on 10-under 278 at the TPC Stadium course in Ponte Vedra. From thinking he had lost his PGA Tour playing card to finishing in a tie for ...

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'Nice to show our muscle' at Kansas - Blaney

'Nice to show our muscle' at Kansas - Blaney

On to Kansas, which has a real race track , according to Kyle Busch , though nearly no one else agrees. Blaney led for 83 laps, second only to Truex's 104, and held hopes of driving his Wood Bro...

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(NBA) LeBron surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

The Golden State Warriors have won seven straight home games. James entered the game 27 points behind Jordan. "I'm proud of our group", Horford said to reporters following the Celtics' 135-1...

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Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

BOSTON (AP) - It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the National Basketball Association playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resist...

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Wait is over: Time for Cavs-Warriors

But Thomas acknowledges that the Celtics need more talent. Even if the difference between last year's Dubs and this year's version happens to be Kevin Durant , one of the league's best players, +22...

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Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint outside Taco Bell

Police said they arrested two teenagers, ages 14 and 15, in connection with the robbery of credit cards and other personal valuables. IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan told reporters Monday that Dixo...

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How Close Is LeBron James To Michael Jordan?

Everyone just has to wait a little while longer. Also similar to Brown, Johnson's trash talk showed a lot of moxie for such a young player and gave a glimpse at how his confidence could help further d...

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Man U's Jose Mourinho makes history with Europa League win

Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United's Europa League triumph as "the most important trophy" of his career, while adding he was happy to call time on a season that was perhaps his most har...

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