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Kristina Mladenovic rode the French crowd on a packed Suzanne-Leglen court to help lift her over defending champion Garbine Muguruza on Sunday. "The crowd today was a little bit tough on me, but I understand". "The more matches I play - and tough victories - I think it gives you self-confidence, a successful feeling out there". "But I hope Kiki wins in the next round", she added, alluding to an anticipated last-16 clash with home favorite and 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic , who must ...
  • England vs Pakistan Semi-Final

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    Morgan, whose 87 together with Ben Stokes's 102 not out saw England recover from a top-order collapse against Australia , would not confirm England's XI on Tuesday. Interestingly Morgan says he would have batted first if he won the toss, so both sides are happy with that outcome. Pakistan , batting second as they will in this match , beat England by four wickets in an ODI at Cardiff a year ago after chasing down a target of 303.
  • Jose Ortiz gets first Crown win aboard Tapwrit in Belmont

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    Jose Ortiz was riding his first victor of the big race as Tapwrit outlasted Irish War Cry , who finished second two lengths behind. Puerto Rican jockey Jose Ortiz guided Tapwrit to victory in the 149th Belmont Stakes here Saturday - a year after his elder brother triumphed in the prestigious U.S.
  • Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

    Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

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    Imagine if he declined, got traded, and Murray couldn't start the postseason. His heroics through the first nine victories helped Pittsburgh fulfill its dynastic expectations that were 12 years in the making. Fleury stepped up with Murray injured in warmups before Game 1 of the first-round series versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. Chris Kunitz, a three-time Stanley Cup-champion, seems unlikely to be back at 37 years old.
  • Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

    Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

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    Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. Fans will. Until they are sick of it, and the Warriors become the new-age Goliath. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said. They're going to be around for a while.
  • Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final

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    They've won 11 of their last 12 matches at this level, a far cry from their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup, and Eoin Morgan's men were the only side to exit the group stage of the Champions Trophy with a flawless played three, won three, record.
  • Premier League fixtures: Manchester United have chance for fast start

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    Tottenham's visit has always been West Ham's "Cup Final" - according to Spurs fans, at least - and the Hammers' jubilant derailment of Spurs' title bids in the last two seasons has added more spice to this rivalry. Spurs' games face further problems because of conflicting demands at Wembley . The Swans make the trip to Wembley Stadium to take on Tottenham away on Saturday, 16th September .
  • Richard Jefferson jabs Kevin Durant, lays course for unlikely Cavaliers Finals comeback

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    This being the age of instant reaction and indeed over-reaction, fellow media members have declared the series over, despite the fact one year ago the Cavaliers climbed out of a similar 3-1 deficit to claim the title. Wednesday's Game 3 broadcast on ABC - the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 118-113 - delivered a total live audience of 20,494,000 average viewers, making it the most-watched NBA Finals Game 3 ever on ABC .
  • LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

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    That has led to National Basketball Association trade rumors claiming the Cavaliers could send Kevin Love to IN in exchange for Paul George. The 7-foot (2.13 m) small forward and 2017 Finals MVP has said that after his controversial decision leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors last offseason, he is not eager to move again.
  • Warriors React To Second Title In Three Years

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    His pride pushed him through a terrific 2017 postseason, one in which Curry never played better, and he closed out with 34 points and 10 assists in the clincher. His new challenge is to get back on top. Green grabbed 12 rebounds . The Warriors started the game lackluster and trailed at the end of the first quarter.
  • Durant stars as Warriors beat Cavaliers in NBA Finals

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    The Cavs managed to stave off elimination once in this series with a 137-116 win in Game 4 at home but couldn't pull off another improbable comeback this year. But after losing to the Cavs in the Finals, they added Kevin Durant to a terrific core. But coach Steve Kerr , who only returned to the team in time for game two of the finals after a period of medical leave to deal with complications arising from back surgery, joked afterwards: "We have very little talent actually, it's mostly ...