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Ostapenko has been creating history throughout the week, as she became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal on Tuesday when she bounced 11th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. "I think I would beat 99 per cent of the girls with the way I played today. I'm just happy with the way I celebrated my birthday". Svitolina, who had been two points from defeat in the fourth round against Petra Martic , finished the quarter-final with 45 unforced errors .
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    That left the 28-year-old two shots clear of compatriots Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka and England's Tommy Fleetwood , with Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed on four under. Casey eagled the par-5, 613-yard No. 1, just like Masters victor Sergio Garcia in a group just before his threesome. "So there's nothing for me to change other than just dial things up on the greens".
  • Dusan Tadic refuses to rule out Southampton exit amid Liverpool link

    Dusan Tadic refuses to rule out Southampton exit amid Liverpool link

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    While it is hard to imagine that the relationship between the two clubs is anything other than strained after that regrettable episode, The Sunday Times understand that Liverpool have now expressed an interest in signing Tadic , also on the radar of West Ham United , as they seek to bolster their ranks ahead of an imminent return to the Champions League .
  • India beats Bangladesh to meet Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

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    The Bangladeshi attack proved totally ineffective in second conditions which were slightly conducive for the batsman. From a strong position of 154-2, Bangladesh lost Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim to the ungainly offspin of part-time bowler Kedar Jadhav and limped to 264-7 - by current standards, a below-par total on such a good pitch.
  • Premier League 2017-18 fixtures: Chelsea host Burnley on opening day

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    Before that, Jose Mourinho's side play West Ham, Swansea, Leicester , Stoke, Everton, Southampton and Crystal Palace , with Manchester derbies on and December 9 and April 7. Southampton are at home to Swansea City, Watford play Liverpool at Vicarage Road and West Brom play Bournemouth. However they face Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea in October and early November.
  • Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

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    Knowing we were going to play on a used wicket potentially brought Pakistan's game closer to their home [conditions]. Morgan admitted the used pitch snatched any home advantage England would have expected. "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", Sarfraz said. Ben Stokes, usually one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket, needed 64 balls to scrape together 34 runs and he failed to muster a single boundary on a pitch Morgan described as hard ...
  • APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

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    Monday marks 50 years of the start of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, which resulted in Israel's occupation of the West Bank , East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Syrian Golan. The negotiations have stumbled and stopped. Indeed, today, as the long-simmering tensions between Gulf Arab states boiled over and with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and others severing ties with Qatar, Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman remarked that this was an opportunity and that "Israel is more than open ...
  • Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks

    Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks

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    However, Kane soon cushioned a volley home following Raheem Sterling's deep cross. The former Dundee United player said: "I think we had a four versus two and we could have killed the game off". "Despite the defeat (in Sweden), I am not going to change the objective - there will be changes, but I don't know how many". As a manager that was hard work.
  • Down but never out! Yuvraj Singh to play his 300th ODI

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    Keep pushing no matter what obstacles come in your life. The elegant left-hander would tell you that getting that India jersey may not be very hard, but wearing it for 17 years, demands determination of a different level along with copious amount of self belief.
  • Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

    Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

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    Turned out he could, and he did, as masterful as at any time. "I try my best in all events, that's the real thing", Nadal said in remarks during the trophy ceremony. The victory capped what can be rightly seen as Nadal's most dominant performance at Roland Garros . 2009-Suffered his first French Open defeat when he lost to Robin Soderling in the fourth round.