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The world number 68 won 6-4 6-0 in 56 minutes, meaning both Kerber and men's top seed Andy Murray exited the Rome tournament at the second-round stage. Third seed Garbine Muguruza Blanco of Spain is also through after beating Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. The 2013 and 2014 semifinalist Simona Halep beat Stuttgart champion Laura Siegemund 6-4 6-4.
  • Astros earn split with Yanks on Derek Jeter night

    Astros earn split with Yanks on Derek Jeter night

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    All have had their numbers retired and/or were honored with plaques in Monument Park over the last few years. NY appropriately played two on Derek Jeter Night, a doubleheader against Houston caused by a rainout Saturday, and the festivities took place after an 11-6 win in the opener.
  • "You will see" - Mauricio Pochettino slams door on Tottenham exit rumours

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    That's ten more than they achieved last season and just 1 short of the total Leicester needed to win the title past year so it would still be a huge sign of improvement if Spurs could hit the 86 point mark. Pochettino believes embarking on the tour to Hong Kong just after a long season will benefit them against Europe's biggest club in the long run. The 20-year-old is one of the best young players in World Football having won the PFA Young Player of the year award for a second successive ...
  • Football Association will introduce bans for diving

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    Its disciplinary Rule 201 states that: "No player shall cause a match official to make an incorrect decision and/or support an error of judgement on the part of a match official by an act of simulation which results in that player's team being awarded a penalty kick and/or an opponent being dismissed and/or any other substantial advantage being gained".
  • Pochettino staying at Spurs, no buyout clause in contract

    Pochettino staying at Spurs, no buyout clause in contract

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    Pochettino has problems at right-back as Kyle Walker has been ruled out with an ankle injury while Kieran Trippier suffered concussion during the win over Manchester United on Sunday. But those clubs all have deeper pockets than Tottenham and, crucially, can offer prospective signings much larger amounts in wages. "That is why they won in the end".
  • Twitter explodes as Manchester United reach UEFA Europa League Final

    Twitter explodes as Manchester United reach UEFA Europa League Final

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    Manchester United's defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday meant that they can now mathematically not make the top four, leaving the Europa League as the only way they can qualify for the Champions League . "We now lose a very important player for the final, and we don't have many ". " And if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy because he played two matches against Feyenoord and against Fenerbahce ".
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    Mark Noble "speechless" after West Ham United's win over Tottenham Hotspur

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    Despite his side's disappointing setback, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insisted the title race is not over. They had nine wins in a row, you have to play really well. "I think we approached the game well, we just lacked a bit of intensity and decisiveness at times and we didn't create enough chances for the possession we had".
  • Alli happy to remain part of Pochettino's Spurs revolution

    Alli happy to remain part of Pochettino's Spurs revolution

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    You never say what's going to happen in the future, no-one knows, no-one can predict it. Tottenham's last two league games are away at last season's champions Leicester City on Thursday and Hull City on Sunday. It's not something I'm anxious or concerned about, because if I didn't have that (aggression) in my game I might not have achieved as much as I have.
  • Spurs expect Kawhi Leonard to play in WCF opener

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    The Warriors host Game 1 and the action starts on Sunday, May 14, at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC. Leonard is expected to be fit for game one away to the Warriors on Sunday (Monday AEST), but Parker won't return to action until next season. So did Mike D'Antoni, in a terrific comeback effort to the National Basketball Association, that ended in yet another playoff disappointment when facing Gregg Popovich.
  • Arsene Wenger ripped apart on Twitter for 'holiday' comments

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    With Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud, and Alexis Sanchez all scoring in their last game against Stoke, the attacking stars for Arsenal are in great form. As for David Moyes and co., they can take some heart from a hard-working display. I want to make sure, absolutely, that we are in there but let's get to 75 points and see what happens.