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Hazard tweeted a picture of himself in a hospital bed with a message saying: "Everything went well with my ankle operation, now I start the road to recovery!" Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will undergo surgery after fracturing his ankle whilst on worldwide duty.
  • Novak Djokovic 'tanked' the last set, says John McEnroe

    Novak Djokovic 'tanked' the last set, says John McEnroe

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    The defending champion, 30, lost 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 to Austria's Dominic Thiem - losing a love set at a Slam for the first time since 2005. Thiem, who also advanced to the final four at Roland Garros a year ago, will face nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal in the semifinals on Friday.
  • Ligue 1 giants join Manchester United in race for Real Madrid star

    Ligue 1 giants join Manchester United in race for Real Madrid star

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    This is the second Champions League final he has missed, having been left on the bench during last year's victory against Atletico Madrid. James Rodriguez appeared to take a subtle dig at Real Madrid on Instagram after he returned to worldwide action on Wednesday following his painful Champions League snub.
  • Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

    Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

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    Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning his tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 7, 2017 in Paris . Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open . 7 seed, who was defeated in straight sets by Djokovic at the semi-final stage previous year, fended off a couple of set points before taking the first in a tie-break, and an early break in the second was enough to see the world number seven take a deserved two-set lead.
  • Fowler out to tighten game before US Open

    Fowler out to tighten game before US Open

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    Pádraig Harington says he feared for his professional career after suffering an elbow injury which has ruled him out of this weekend's St Jude Classic. Scott criticized the USGA after the final round of the Memorial, stating they need to stop making U.S. Opens so "brutal". He's one of my picks to win this week if the top-end guys don't have their best.
  • Morgan credits England bowlers for win over Kiwis

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    It's 1-1 in head-to-heads between New Zealand and England in ICC Champions Trophy . Asked to bat first, England rode on half-centuries from Alex Hales , Joe Root and Jos Butler to post a formidable total of 310 runs. "We won't think too much about it. but it is always nice to know that would be the outcome if we did win", Buttler said of the chance to end Australia's tournament.
  • Thiem stuns champion Djokovic at French Open

    Thiem stuns champion Djokovic at French Open

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    That he departed this time with a surprisingly lopsided 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria on Wednesday left everyone, including Djokovic, pondering the answers to hard questions. And at the U.S. Open, I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in the professional tennis career. He said: "When have you seen Djokovic lose 0-6 in a Grand Slam quarter-final?" The first title of this year's tournament ...
  • Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

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    But that means little to Golden State's players, who with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . G Deron Williams has missed each of his 11 shots in the series. "That's past year and I don't even know the feeling anymore", LeBron James said.
  • John McEnroe blasts Novak Djokovic, says he 'gave up' in French Open

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    Friday's other semi-final will pitch world number one Murray, the runner-up to Djokovic in 2016, against 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka , according to AFP. Rafael Nadal marched into the semi-finals of the 2017 French Open Wednesday after fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta retired midway through the second set of their quarter-finals match.