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Laxman also said that the much-awaited match against Pakistan will be a high profile one because of the fact that India rarely play against their arch-rivals. "You know it's very important when you are playing in English conditions to play close to your body and play late". Earlier, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik , who couldn't score against New Zealand in the first practice match, played a blistering knock of 94 before getting retired out.
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    The 12-time grand slam singles champion split from Boris Becker last December and has now turned to Agassi in a bid to get back to the peak of his powers, with the French Open starting this month. So he knows players, he knows everyone that I was playing against in last couple of weeks, so we talked before every match , more or less. I played very poor today.
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    2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

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    In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round today are seeking a first major title, so it will be the first French Open since 1977 - and first major tournament anywhere since the 1979 Australian Open - without a past Slam champion among the quarterfinalists.
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    Truex Jr., who led 233 laps, was a bit more reserved with his disappointment in failing to get back-to-back Coca-Cola 600 wins. Instead, his chances ended less than 25 laps into the race when he ran over pieces of Jeffrey Earnhardts crumbling vehicle and could not gain traction as Brad Keselowski slammed into the rear of the No.
  • Jets' Leonard Williams restrains someone in dispute at NY music festival

    Jets' Leonard Williams restrains someone in dispute at NY music festival

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    The first video shows Williams standing between a woman and the man alleged to be Lee. "We are aware of the reports, we are taking them seriously and we are looking into the specifics of the situation ". "We will have no further comment at this time". One of the few bright spots on the field for the New York Jets during the 2017 season was defensive tackle Leonard Williams .
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    But the granite-like trio of Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci cracked after Juventus had been the better side in a first half that ended 1-1. He helped Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 last summer, but missed three months of this season after undergoing ankle surgery in November. "The most important (thing) is that I again had an wonderful season, me and my team-mates have done the double".
  • Real Madrid players react to their superb La Liga title win

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    Players wore shirts with the No. 33 - in a reference to the 33rd title - as they celebrated on the pitch before heading back to Madrid to meet their fans in a major public plaza. "As coach of Real Madrid you know what the expectations are", he said. Ronaldo was happier when talking about his contribution on the field to Madrid's first La Liga title in five years as his early strike at La Rosaleda was his 14th goal in his last nine games.
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    Hosts England top the pool with two points, New Zealand and Australia have one each, and Bangladesh are on zero. Trent Boult snared the big scalp of Australia's David Warner before the rain in Birmingham as the Black Caps bowlers tried to be "as aggressive as possible" with the ball not swinging.
  • Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as manager

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    The 53-year-old, who also played for Barca in the late 1980's, replaces Luis Enrique , who leaves the Catalan club after three seasons in charge, and has agreed an initial two season contract. A midfield dynamo will also be on Valverde's summer wishlist, with Manchester United star Ander Herrera and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho potential targets.
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    India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017

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    Currently, the England cricket team is slightly tough with their strength. They win nearly everything and they are a very strong team at home. It is the first game for both the teams in the tournament and would hope to start a campaign with a win.
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    Although he participated in warmups prior to Pittsburgh's Game 5 win on Sunday, he didn't make it onto the ice and remained sidelined for the team's Game 6 loss on Tuesday. You could utter a thousand cliches, and I am sure I will put out a few in the next few paragraphs, but there is no tomorrow. They got the good plays.
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    He joins Roger Federer at the top of the chart for most Roland Garros quarterfinal showings in the Open Era (since April 1968). The post Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros appeared first on Vanguard News . Two weeks past his 21st birthday, Khachanov became the youngest man to reach the fourth round here since 2009, beating 21st-seeded John Isner - the last American man in the tournament - 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3).