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EuroNews
USOC chief backs athlete protestsBy Rory Carroll PARKCITY, Utah (Reuters) – Athletes should feel free to express
EuroNews / Posted 4 hours ago
By Rory Carroll PARKCITY, Utah (Reuters) – Athletes should feel free to express their political opinions during next February’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang despite strict Olympic rules barring such demonstrations, the head of the United States... Read more
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Gulf News
Inside Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Lab storepermanent brick-and-mortar store to feature the actor’s lifestyle brand, found
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
permanent brick-and-mortar store to feature the actor’s lifestyle brand, found themselves in something akin to heaven Rory Carroll, Guardian News & Media Ltd In the apothecary section, two young women were inspecting shelves with detox kits,... Read more
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The Star
Nadal battles Anderson in conflict of styles at U.S. Opengrand slam finalist since Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's run to the 2008 Australian Open
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
grand slam finalist since Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's run to the 2008 Australian Open final when world number 38. Nadal will be playing in his fourth U.S. Open final, having won the title in 2010 and 2013. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ian Rans... Read more
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The Star
Stephens has no sympathy for vanquished Keys at U.S. Openthe decider on Saturday. "There are no words to describe how I got here, the p
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
the decider on Saturday. "There are no words to describe how I got here, the process it took or anything like that, because if you told someone this story, they'd be, like, that's insane," she said. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ian Rans... Read more
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EuroNews
Nadal battles Anderson in conflict of styles at U.S. Open By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal’s quest for a
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal’s quest for a 16th grand slam title will lead to a barrage of big serves when he battles South African Kevin Anderson in a... Read more
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The Star
Hingis and Murray win U.S. Open mixed doubles titlealso won a mixed title at Wimbledon in 2007. The tournament was the first for
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
also won a mixed title at Wimbledon in 2007. The tournament was the first for the partnership of Chan and Venus, who needed three sets to win all six of their matches leading up to the final. (Reporting by Rory Carroll, editing by Gen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nadal battles Anderson in conflict of styles at US Opensince Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's run to the 2008 Australian Open final when world num
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
since Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's run to the 2008 Australian Open final when world number 38. Nadal will be playing in his fourth U.S. Open final, having won the title in 2010 and 2013. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ian Ransom)Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hingis and Murray win US Open mixed doublesgreat partner to have. His wingspan as you saw at the end," she said, referring
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
great partner to have. His wingspan as you saw at the end," she said, referring to Murray's reaching overhead smash that ended the tight tie breaker to cap off the hour-long contest. (Reporting by Rory Carroll, editing by Gene Cherry)Source: Reu... Read more
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EuroNews
Hingis and Murray win U.S. Open mixed doublesBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Martina Hingis and Britain’s
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Martina Hingis and Britain’s Jamie Murray fought off a match point to defeat Hao-Ching Chan and Michael Venus 6-1 4-6 (10-8) to claim the U.S. Open mixed doubles title on Saturday. The top-seeded... Read more
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The Star
Del Potro's backhand fails him against Nadalme all the time to my backhand," he said. "When you don't have that confidence
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
me all the time to my backhand," he said. "When you don't have that confidence to play three, four hours with a good backhand against Rafa, is just matter of time to get down your game." (Reporting by Rory Carroll; editing by Sudipt... Read more
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The Star
Anderson battles back to reach maiden grand slam final20th ace, a 132 mile per hour bullet, to take the third. The South African's p
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
20th ace, a 132 mile per hour bullet, to take the third. The South African's power eventually wore down the 26-year-old Carreno Busta, who had not dropped a set in the tournament prior to the match. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ian Rans... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anderson battles back to reach maiden grand slam finalmile per hour bullet, to take the third. The South African's power eventually
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
mile per hour bullet, to take the third. The South African's power eventually wore down the 26-year-old Carreno Busta, who had not dropped a set in the tournament prior to the match. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ian Ransom)Source: Reu... Read more
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EuroNews
Venus not going anywhere despite U.S. Open defeatBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Venus Williams rejected the suggestion she
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Venus Williams rejected the suggestion she might be content to serve as an inspiration to younger players after her 6-1 0-6 7-5 defeat to fellow American Sloane Stephens in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on... Read more
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EuroNews
Pliskova ready to move on from brief spell as world number one By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Karolina Pliskova brushed off losing her
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Karolina Pliskova brushed off losing her number one ranking, but said she failed to live up to her own high expectations at the U.S. Open where she... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Muguruza to become world number one next weekwith extra pressure to perform. Muguruza has eight top 10 wins this year inclu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
with extra pressure to perform. Muguruza has eight top 10 wins this year including victories over two reigning number ones, Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon and Pliskova in Cincinnati. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Re... Read more
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EuroNews
Muguruza to become world number one next weekBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spain’s Garbine Muguruza will become world
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spain’s Garbine Muguruza will become world number one when the WTA rankings are released next week, dethroning Karolina Pliskova after the Czech fell to American CoCo Vandeweghe in the quarter-finals of the U.S.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vandeweghe knocks world number one Pliskova out of US Opensaid in an on-court interview. "They work as hard as I do." Next up for the t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
said in an on-court interview. "They work as hard as I do." Next up for the tournament's 20th seed is a showdown with either fellow American Madison Keys or Kaia Kanepi of Estonia. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Re... Read more
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EuroNews
Federer to face heavy-hitting Del Potro at U.S. OpenBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Roger Federer will battle Argentine Juan Ma
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Roger Federer will battle Argentine Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open on Wednesday in a highly anticipated rematch of the 2009 final. Del Potro walked away from that marathon five setter with his first and... Read more
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EuroNews
Vandeweghe knocks world number one Pliskova out of U.S. Open By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – CoCo Vandeweghe defeated world number one
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – CoCo Vandeweghe defeated world number one Karolina Pliskova 7-6(4) 6-3 to become the third American woman to reach the semi-finals at the U.S. Open on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Federer to face heavy-hitting Del Potro at US Opencontinue the march of American women into the semi-finals when she battles unse
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
continue the march of American women into the semi-finals when she battles unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi and world number one Rafael Nadal will face 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Reu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Federer looks for revenge over Del Potro in last eightin the fourth to beat Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a classic. World nu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
in the fourth to beat Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a classic. World number one Rafael Nadal or 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev will await the winner in the semis on Friday. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; editing by Ken Ferris)Source: Reu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nadal's shadow no hindrance for Spaniard Carreno BustaBusta manages to advance to the final, he may have to put his friendship with N
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
Busta manages to advance to the final, he may have to put his friendship with Nadal on hold as the 15 times major champion could be standing between him and a maiden grand slam crown. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Reu... Read more
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EuroNews
Nadal's shadow no hindrance for Spaniard Carreno Busta By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta said playing
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta said playing in the shadow of Rafael Nadal, his country’s most celebrated player, has helped to keep the pressure off him as he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Carreno Busta downs Schwartzman to reach US Open semisto capitalise and Carreno Busta won five consecutive points to even the set up
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
to capitalise and Carreno Busta won five consecutive points to even the set up 4-4. Carreno Busta broke the disheartened Schwartzman in the next game and cruised to the finish line. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Connors surprises US Open fans with Harvey relief effortsupport has to be both immediate and ongoing, and we encourage everyone to cont
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
support has to be both immediate and ongoing, and we encourage everyone to contribute to the efforts to help Houston and assist those whose lives were affected by the storm." (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ken Ferris)So... Read more
21d
Channel NewsAsia
Kvitova faces Venus in mouth-watering US Open matchedge in head-to-head meetings, having won four of their five previous meetings.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
edge in head-to-head meetings, having won four of their five previous meetings. But the vocal New York crowd will likely throw its support behind the American, who won the tournament in 2000 and 2001. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing Ken Fer... Read more
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EuroNews
Tennis - Carreno Busta dispatches newcomer ShapovalovBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta put an end to
EuroNews / Posted 22 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta put an end to 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov’s quixotic run at the U.S. Open with a 7-6(2) 7-6(4) 7-6(3) win on Sunday to punch his ticket to the quarter-finals. Playing under a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sharapova, Venus in action on soggy Sunday at US OpenQuerrey, the last standing American in the men's field, will be eager to keep a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
Querrey, the last standing American in the men's field, will be eager to keep alive hopes of ending his country's 14-year men's grand slam drought when he faces Mischa Zverev. (Reporting by Rory Carroll, editing by Pritha Sarkar)Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Federer, top seed Pliskova back in action at US OpenRadwanska prior to Nadal's match. Fifteenth-seeded Madison Keys will battle 17
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
Radwanska prior to Nadal's match. Fifteenth-seeded Madison Keys will battle 17th-seeded Russian Elena Vesnina under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium to close the day down. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; editing by Ralph Boulton)Source: Reu... Read more
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The Star
Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl - coachback at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne Goolago
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
back at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Court also won grand slam titles after having children. (Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto and Rory Carroll in New York, editing by Greg St... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl: coachcoming back at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne
Reuters Sports News / Posted 23 days ago
coming back at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Court also won grand slam titles after having children. Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto and Rory Carroll in New York, editing by Greg Stutch... Read more
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Reuters
Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl: coachcoming back at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
coming back at age 26 and winning three grand slam titles. Australians Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Court also won grand slam titles after having children. Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto and Rory Carroll in New York, editing by Greg Stutch... Read more
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EuroNews
Nadal overpowers Daniel at U.S. OpenBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal came from behin
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal came from behind to dispatch underdog Taro Daniel of Japan 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-2 in front of a sold-out crowd at the U.S. Open on Thursday. Despite playing a marathon five-setter the day... Read more
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The Star
Nadal overpowers Daniel at U.S. OpenI can do it much better and I really feel I am going to do it much better," Nad
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
I can do it much better and I really feel I am going to do it much better," Nadal said. Next up for the 31-year-old is a third round match against aggressive Argentinian Leonardo Mayer. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Amlan Cha... Read more
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The Star
Federer struggles past hobbled Youzhny at U.S. Openup for Federer is Feliciano Lopez, who defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdas
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
up for Federer is Feliciano Lopez, who defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in four sets in their second round match. Federer has defeated Lopez in all 12 of their previous meetings. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing b... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Federer struggles past hobbled Youzhny at US OpenFederer is Feliciano Lopez, who defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
Federer is Feliciano Lopez, who defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in four sets in their second round match. Federer has defeated Lopez in all 12 of their previous meetings. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Ken Ferris)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Openmeet for their first ever U.S. Open clash if they make it as far as the semi-fi
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
meet for their first ever U.S. Open clash if they make it as far as the semi-finals, adding to a series that Nadal leads 23-14 in head-to-head encounters since their first in 2004. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by John O'Brien)Source: Re... Read more
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EuroNews
Nadal faces Daniel for first time at U.S. OpenBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafael Nadal’s quest for a
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – World number one Rafael Nadal’s quest for a 16th grand slam title will face a fresh test when he battles Japan’s Taro Daniel in the pair’s first-ever meeting at the U.S. Open on Thursday. Nadal got off to a... Read more
26d
EuroNews
Dolgopolov hits back at match-fixing questions(Please be advised that this story contains language in paragraph five that may
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
(Please be advised that this story contains language in paragraph five that may offend some readers) By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Alexandr Dolgopolov reacted furiously when he was questioned about suspicious betting patterns surrounding one of... Read more
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EuroNews
Sharapova feels the love at the U.S. OpenBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova has been inspired by the re
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova has been inspired by the reaction from fans, and felt the respect from other players, since coming back from her 15-month doping ban, the Russian told reporters following her second-round victory at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sharapova looks to back up big win in battle with Babosher 6-foot 2-inch frame can recover from Monday's classic, the more powerful Sh
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
her 6-foot 2-inch frame can recover from Monday's classic, the more powerful Sharapova should have the upper hand against the shorter 24-year-old from Hungary. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Christian Radn... Read more
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EuroNews
Sharapova looks to back up big win in battle with BabosBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Fresh off a thrilling victory in front of a
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Fresh off a thrilling victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday, former world number one Maria Sharapova will look to prove that she has the stamina to back it up when she battles Timea... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Federer overcomes Tiafoe scare to advancecoming away with the win, the shaky performance raises questions about the heal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
coming away with the win, the shaky performance raises questions about the health of the 36-year-old Swiss, who sat out the Cincinnati Masters earlier this month with back pain. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by John O'Brien)Source:... Read more
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Gulf News
“It is beautiful”Volunteer army fans out to help communities flooded by Harvey By Rory Carroll,
Gulf News / Posted 27 days ago
Volunteer army fans out to help communities flooded by Harvey By Rory Carroll, Guardian News & Media Ltd. Woodlands John Brown brought his fishing boat, a battered 16ft skiff, and piloted it around submerged streets and avenues, seeking strangers... Read more
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EuroNews
Wozniacki rolls through first round of U.S. OpenBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki capitalised o
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki capitalised on 41 unforced errors by Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu to cruise to a 6-1 7-5 win in their first round meeting at the U.S. Open on Monday. The 29-year-old Buzarnescu, who was... Read more
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EuroNews
Cilic wins Tennys match to reach second roundBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Croatia’s Marin Cilic started strong and hu
EuroNews / Posted 28 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Croatia’s Marin Cilic started strong and hung on to win his first match since his emotional defeat in the Wimbledon final, besting American Tennys Sandgren 6-4 6-3 3-6 6-3 on Monday to reach the second round of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Muguruza powers past Lepchenko at US Opento the net and using her powerful ground strokes to push Lepchenko into awkward
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
to the net and using her powerful ground strokes to push Lepchenko into awkward court positions. Muguruza will next face either American Claire Liu or Duan Ying-ying of China. (Reporting by Rory Carroll, editing by Pritha Sarkar)Source:... Read more
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EuroNews
Federer unconcerned by mounting injury tollBy Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Nineteen-times grand slam champion Roger Fe
EuroNews / Posted 30 days ago
By Rory Carroll NEWYORK (Reuters) – Nineteen-times grand slam champion Roger Federer does not believe the gruelling professional tennis schedule should be shortened, despite a rash of injuries, including to some marquee names. “The guys who are hurt... Read more
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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday, Aug 25she will be is hard to say, ESPN analyst Chris Evert said. (TENNIS-USOPEN/SHARA
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she will be is hard to say, ESPN analyst Chris Evert said. (TENNIS-USOPEN/SHARAPOVA, expect by 1530 GMT/11:30 PM ET, by Rory Carroll, 500 words) Zverev ready to make step up for grand slam breakthrough NEW YORK - Four months ago, Alexander... Read more
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