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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Simona Halep might be the current number one in women’s tennis but the Romanian believes the best player in the world will be awaiting her when she takes on Serena Williams in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Germany’s Alexander Zverev brandished his credentials as an Australian Open title contender by dispatching local wildcard Alex Bolt 6-3 6-3 6-2 in the third round on Saturday. Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Germany’s Alexander Zverev in action during the match against Australia’s
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(Reuters) – Blessed with great athleticism and impeccable technique, Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas will represent the new generation in their challenge to usurp the old guard when he faces Roger Federer at Melbourne Park on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2019. Greece’s Stefanos
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Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Germany’s Alexander Zverev in action during the match against Australia’s Alex Bolt. REUTERS/Edgar Su MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Germany’s Alexander Zverev brandished his credentials as an Australian Open title contender by dispatching local wildcard Alex Bolt 6-3 6-3 6-2 in their
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FILE PHOTO: A sign is on display outside the office of Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in Moscow, Russia March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to confirm its compliance at a meeting next week after Moscow missed a deadline to hand over
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Japan’s Kei Nishikori moved swiftly into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday after beating Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6(6) 6-1 6-2. Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Japan’s Kei Nishikori in action during the match against Portugal’s Joao Sousa. REUTERS/Lucy
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka has credited Chris Evert for her rapid rise into Grand Slam contention, saying she found it easy to take the American’s advice to heart because of her Hall of Fame career. Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka reacts
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Kyrie Irving stalled a Memphis Grizzlies rally with two consecutive jumpers and later added a game-clinching 3-pointer to cap off a 38-point effort as the host Boston Celtics held on for a 122-116 victory on Friday night. Jan 18, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots the ball past Memphis Grizzlies
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Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during the match against Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska. REUTERS/Edgar Su MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Ukrainian teenager
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Tennis – Australian Open – Third Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during the match against Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson MELBOURNE (Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka survived a huge scare against Hsieh Su-wei before overhauling the Taiwanese 5-7 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth
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FILE PHOTO: December 25, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo (9) shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors forward Jonas Jerebko (21) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has received clearance to resume full-contact practices, the team announced
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used the pre-game tradition to protest racial injustice. FILE PHOTO: 2018 American Music Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 09/10/2018 – Gladys Knight performs a
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FILE PHOTO: Jerome Stoll, French car maker Renault Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, and Light Commercial Vehicles, leader of the Europe Region Management Committee, speaks during a news conference in Boulogne Billancourt, near Paris, January 14, 2010. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – Jerome Stoll will stay on as president of Renault Sport Racing, which
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