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Thompson, who lost in the final round of qualifying on Sunday, stepped up to play Murray following the withdrawal early Tuesday of Aljaz Bedene because of a wrist injury. While Wawrinka's exit wasn't too much of a surprise, given Lopez's recent form and liking for grass, the early departure of third-seeded Raonic in west London certainly was.
  • Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

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    Nadal said with a smile. "I've always been working hard to do the things I really like". "If I am healthy and I am able to have the right preparation I'll have my chances". Despite their rivalry on the court, however, both men are deeply respectful of each other, as Federer's tweet proves. Being a tennis player there is nothing better or more wonderful.
  • Perez rubbishes talk of Manchester United deal for Morata

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    Perez's latest four-year term has started as many of his previous ones have - with frenzied transfer speculation about which big-name players might arrive at the club and, perhaps more crucially in this instance as Ronaldo's future dominates the headlines, who might end up leaving.
  • Tropical Storm Bret heads towards Trinidad

    Tropical Storm Bret heads towards Trinidad

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    The disturbance is expected to produce rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches over southeastern Louisiana , southern MS, southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle through Thursday morning. Currently Houston's rain chances are 30 percent Wednesday, 80 percent Thursday and 60 percent Friday. A hurricane hunter plane sent to investigate the storm located 125 miles southeast of Trinidad at 5 p.m.
  • US Open 2017: A look at the numbers from Erin Hills

    US Open 2017: A look at the numbers from Erin Hills

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    So it was pretty cool to get that, and to play well today (Sunday) on top of it was extra special. The average score in the fourth round was 73.9. Koepka carried a one-stroke lead into the back nine after a birdie at No. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.
  • Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

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    According to the Daily Star , the Portuguese tactician apparently feels the Real Madrid superstar is using the English club to get more money out of Los Blancos. Ronaldo is in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. " Cristiano definitely didn't want us to pay his fine.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

    Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

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    Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros. The main contender for the 32-year-old striker considered his former club " Manchester United " capable of pay for the Portuguese record in the history of football of 200 million euros.
  • Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'

    Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'

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    Nadal did not drop a set all tournament on his way to his 15th Grand Slam title overall. That's for sure. But I will need few days to really see that, because it's tough to describe the feeling of losing a Grand Slam final .' He also spoke more detailled about Nadal and said: 'That's something tough to describe when you just say you won 10 French Open .
  • Real Madrid reject Ronaldo exit talk

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    Even so, Perez said he was convinced Ronaldo would stay and affirmed that his Real contract was protected by a one billion euro release clause. Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal . Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate said to be close to Ronaldo, was elected unopposed Monday for a third term in charge of Europe's most successful club.
  • Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

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    Mourinho is accused of tax evasion in Spain, AFP reports on June 20, 2017. Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Falcao himself is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico.
  • NBA Draft: 10 things I think will happen on draft night

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    The future first round pick will be the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 pick if it's within the No. 2 to No. 5 range of the 2018 draft. If that happens, Boston will get either the Sacramento Kings' or the Sixers' No. "It would be great", Fultz said of playing for the Sixers. If Sixers are able to get the No. 1 pick with their own pick (doubtful) or the Kings' pick (more likely, but still not a good chance), they will get to make that one as well.