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Kerber showed some signs of getting into the match, smacking a cross-court forehand passing victor, leaning forward and yelling as she took a game to get within 3-1. "So it was a real pleasure to play in front of them and play how I played", said Kvitova, whose team wore black t-shirts emblazoned with the words "courage" and "belief".
  • Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

    Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

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    On Tuesday night, they defeated San Antonio Spurs by 36 points in a blowout. "But yeah, we always get criticism". And believing is more than half the battle. The Spurs lost Parker for the remainder of the postseason after he ruptured a left quadriceps tendon in Game 2 against Houston in the conference semifinals.
  • Tottenham failed to seize 'key moment' at West Ham, says Mauricio Pochettino

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    Tottenham were beaten 1-0 by West Ham last Friday to keep Chelsea's four point lead at the top of the Premier League. Spurs are one game away from finishing the campaign with an unbeaten home record, and Lloris said: "My words didn't change even after this game - try to be focused on yourself, try to finish the job".
  • Maria Sharapova handed wildcard for Aegon Classic

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    Sharapova was initially banned for two years after testing positive for then newly-banned heart condition drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Sharapova will, however, attend the Aegon Classic in Birmingham two weeks prior to Wimbledon and a week before qualifying, after being granted a place at the event.
  • Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

    Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

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    He was the only player Sunday who didn't make bogey in his round of 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory. "They say you need experience to do well at the majors, but if I can study the course beforehand and prepare accordingly, I think it's possible (to capture a major)".
  • Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

    Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

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    James posted his 90th playoff game with at least 30 points, scoring 35 to go with eight rebounds and seven assists in 40 minutes. The lead continued to stretch, as the Cavs locked down the Raptors on defense and the lead continued to grow, slowly ballooning from a 2 point lead to a game-high 23 point lead as the quarter progressed and quickly put the game out of reach for the Raptors.
  • 'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

    'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

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    Referring to himself as "the A side", Mayweather said there is no comparison in pay-per-view numbers, Mayweather's are far more than McGregor's. Fans and pundits everywhere have always been clamoring for what is the new version of Mayweather vs.
  • Lonzo Ball Will Only Workout for Lakers Says Father LaVar

    Lonzo Ball Will Only Workout for Lakers Says Father LaVar

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    Ball was asked about dealing with the big shoe companies and said they will regret not making a deal with him after his son is picked by the Lakers. "Uh, if you have a women's company", Ball retorted, a comment Leahy found incredulous. Why do I keep writing about LaVar Ball, perpetuating the character that is the loudest mouth in basketball? " Leahy: "Wait, are you threatening me?" I thought he was clearly disrespectful.
  • 5 fast facts ahead of Celtics, Wizards Game 7 matchup

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    The Washington Wizards will need to play with a lot of focus in their Game 7 road matchup with the Celtics . "I don't care how well I played", Beal said afterward. Wearing a black shirt, he scoffed at the idea Wall and the Wizards derived some boost from knowing about the Celtics' choice of attire. However, this is his first Game 7 experience and it would be only human for him to have some jitters.
  • Turris' OT goal gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers

    Turris' OT goal gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers

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    Karlsson finished with a shot and three attempted shots in 14:54 of ice time spanning the first two periods. Aside from Pageau's four goals, the Senators' other four goals in this series have come from four different players " Ryan Dzingel and captain Erik Karlsson in the opener, and Marc Methot and Mark Stone in Game 2.
  • Man City thrash Palace to move into third place

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    United face Arsenal on Sunday and are four points behind City in fifth, but their commitment in the Europa League, will see Mourinho tinker with the lineup. I was pleased with the second half. David Silva remains a doubt. "It is incredible to see his ability and make what is the hardest pass in football, that last pass".
  • Chris Brunt: 'West Bromwich Albion will not roll over against Chelsea'

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    They are now in a position to secure the trophy, their second in the last three seasons, with just two points in the next three games. "Hopefully on Friday we can have the title", he said . It was the Baggies who derailed Tottenham's title quest at White Hart Lane past year when a 1-1 draw handed Spurs a blow they could not recover from with three to play.
  • Robben hits Bayern's winner in nine-goal thriller

    Robben hits Bayern's winner in nine-goal thriller

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    We may have failed to take points today, but we've won much, much more: hearts and sympathy. Significant changes in the team did not happen, Bayern remained in his already played composition, which is approaching the inevitable championship.
  • Polanco's HR thwarts Greinke no-hit bid, Arizona wins 2-1

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    Iannetta was down in the dirt for several minutes with blood dripping off his face. The D-backs have won each of the first two games of their current four-game set with the Pirates. Andrew McCutcheon hit a sharp line drive to right in the first inning, where David Peralta made a diving grab, catching the ball just before it would have hit the ground.
  • Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom - Courtois

    Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom - Courtois

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    The leaders need three points from their last three games to seal the title and Courtois said that they wanted to win it as soon as possible with a victory over a tough West Brom side. He said: "It feels similar, last time we won it pretty early and in one of the games after we'd won it we went to West Brom and lost, Cesc [Fabregas] got sent off".
  • Barkley still unsure on Everton future

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    Manager Koeman is not prepared to risk losing the player on a free transfer when his current £65,000-a-week contract expires in just over a year's time. "I think if you need [this much time] then you have doubts". "Were already trying to get players who want to play in the front positions for next season".
  • Real rampage past sorry Granada to stay on track for title

    Real rampage past sorry Granada to stay on track for title

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    Real Madrid are aiming to remain in pole position for a first La Liga title in five years when they travel to relegated Granada on Saturday night. Simeone's men must pull off a remarkable comeback in Wednesday's second leg to avoid being dumped out of the Champions League for a fourth straight season by their cross-city rivals.
  • Genie Bouchard Defeats Maria Sharapova in 1st Match Since Calling Her 'Cheater'

    Genie Bouchard Defeats Maria Sharapova in 1st Match Since Calling Her 'Cheater'

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    While Sharapova was clearly looking to respond with her game, she needed to save two break points in the fifth game but broke Bouchard in the sixth with a brutal forehand victor to lead 4-2. The Canadian hit out at the five-time Grand Slam victor last month, claiming that she should be banned from the sport for life after testing positive for heart drug meldonium past year.
  • Mercedes: No 'extra aggravation' with Bottas

    Mercedes: No 'extra aggravation' with Bottas

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    Bottas overcame four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari who was expected to win the race following his impressive showing during the practices in Sochi and in the qualifying race wherein he landed the pole position. Fernando Alonso continued to struggle with his McLaren-Honda race auto as the driver reported loss of power during the formation lap itself. The safety auto was then deployed after a collision between Renault's Jolyon Palmer and Haas's Romain Grosjean put both ...
  • Spurs plan playoff life without Parker

    Spurs plan playoff life without Parker

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    Team-mate Manu Ginobili said on Wednesday Parker had been unable to place any weight on his injured left leg. Next up is Game 3 of their tied second-round series with the Rockets on Friday night in Houston. "A timeline for Parker's return will be determined at a later date", the Spurs said. "I don't know how you replace that". The Spurs are above any one player - the team dynamic ensures that.