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Ostapenko has a chance to win her first career grand slam title at just 20 years old. 2014 was her best finish in a Grand Slam losing out to Maria Sharapova in the French Open Final. Pliskova would've topped the rankings herself had she beaten Halep on Thursday but the world No. 4's 6-4 3-6 6-3 win saw her deny the Czech. Mixed in with her scintillating winners, including forehands faster than anything men's world No.1 Andy Murray has managed in Paris so far, were 45 unforced errors .
  • Pakistan CT final: Pacer Mohammad Amir may return to squad

    Pakistan CT final: Pacer Mohammad Amir may return to squad

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    However, head-to-head results at every competition do matter as it somehow has psychological influence on the final outcome of the match. Matches between the two Asian hockey giants have always been hotly contested affairs with Pakistan ahead in the head to head with 82 wins compared to India's 55.
  • Champions Trophy final: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir returns to training

    Champions Trophy final: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir returns to training

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    In their last three matches, they have taken 28 wickets and their economy rate has dropped to 4.46, after they had leaked 6.64 runs per over against India. What Pakistan will bring is in doubt, and there's the intrigue about the showdown on Sunday at The Oval. "No one gave us a hope when we got here".
  • Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune

    Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune

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    Fox averaged 16.7 points and led the SEC in assists with 4.6 per game as a freshman for the Wildcats, who ousted Ball's UCLA Bruins in this year's Sweet 16. "So, we'll be playing". He has been such an overwhelming presence in the media over the last few months that you're nearly forced to take a stance on him, unless you just stay off social media altogether.
  • Klaasen looking to add goals to Everton

    Klaasen looking to add goals to Everton

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    I don't know if he won't give an answer. "The one thing that he (Koeman) said towards the end is that he wanted more creativity in the team and I think, with Klaassen, he's certainly got that - his record is very good and he's a great age".
  • UFC Fight Night 110 Results: Mark Hunt Scores Victory Over Derrick Lewis

    UFC Fight Night 110 Results: Mark Hunt Scores Victory Over Derrick Lewis

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    The Australian was doing all the pressuring, but Lewis was still threatening with some nice kicks both to the legs and head of Hunt who for the most part checked and blocked them well. And kudos to him that he's going about it the right way. Coming off his second UFC loss in three promotional outings, the Russian knew he needed to make a big impression and barreled into his opponent as soon as the action got underway.
  • JB Holmes one shot off US Open lead heading into weekend

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    As clogged as the leader board was at this 117th US Open in the wide open fields of Erin Hills, with a four-way share of the midway lead that hadn't manifested itself since 1974, there were also a number of big-hitters - among them the three top-ranked players in the world - who lost their way as if deprived of their golfing GPS systems.
  • NBA champ Warriors give Oakland something to celebrate

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    One pregnant fan even painted the Warriors' logo on her stomach. According to BART, the parade will start in Old Oakland near 10th and Jefferson streets, move north on Broadway, east on Grand, then trail south along the west side of Lake Merritt.
  • 4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open

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    Open record for the first round by yielding 44 sub-par rounds, breaking by five the record set in 1990 at Medinah. At 6-under 138, he trails four players by a shot as he readies for 36 more holes at Erin Hills. No one from the top 17 players on the leaderboard after one round has won a major. "Every time you have a hard golf course, they'll jump out at the beginning, and Rickie (Fowler ) had that great run yesterday, and he's seeing 7 (under par)".
  • Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

    Aamer Sohail accuses Pakistan team of match-fixing in Champions Trophy

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    But the victory also owed much to Kohli's captaincy. The surprising absence of new-ball swing throughout this tournament will likely make Pakistan's task of early strikes hard, especially on a surface at The Oval that is traditionally favourable to batting and has hosted two 600-plus run matches already in the tournament.
  • Warriors' Steph Curry Doesn't Think He'll Go on WH Victory Visit

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    James teamed up with All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Whether or not the Warriors will join those teams remains to be seen. Coach Steve Kerr , guard Shaun Livingston and forward David West are among those with the team who have expressed displeasure with Trump. Warriors players on buses passed Cahambing and his family twirling T-shirts over their heads and waving to the crowd as blue and yellow confetti rained down.