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LONDON (Reuters) – Finland’s Henri Kontinen and Australian partner John Peers won the doubles title at the ATP Finals for the second year running when they beat world number one duo Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-4 6-2 on Sunday. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 19,
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LONDON (Reuters) – As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London,
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Defending champion Brooks Koepka will take a four-stroke lead into the final day of the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament after firing a sizzling seven-under-par 64 in the third round on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Golf – The 146th Open Championship – Royal Birkdale – Southport, Britain – July 22, 2017 USA’s Brooks Koepka lines
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LONDON (Reuters) – Four-times ATP Finals doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan bowed out of the tournament after a surprise 6-4 6-4 defeat by alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic on Friday. FILE PHOTO: USA’s Bob Bryan and USA’s Mike Bryan celebrate winning their group stage match against Great Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno
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LONDON (Reuters) – World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country’s former Sports Minister. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 13, 2017. Spain’s Rafael Nadal during
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech police have ended their investigation into a knife attack on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova last year that forced her off the court for five months this season. Tennis – WTA Premier – Aegon Classic – Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham, Britain – June 25, 2017 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova in action
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Buffalo Bills announced a change at quarterback following a blowout loss, benching Tyrod Taylor to start rookie Nathan Peterman on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Nov 12, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) after the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia beat Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff on Wednesday to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Australia vs Honduras – ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia – November 15, 2017 Australia’s Mile Jedinak scores their first goal from a
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LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals at the ATP Finals once again on Tuesday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain –
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek announced his retirement from tennis on Tuesday after failing to recover his fitness following back surgery earlier this year, Czech media reported. Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – 19/1/17 Belgium’s David Goffin celebrates after winning his Men’s singles second round match against
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LONDON (Reuters) – The spirit was as strong as ever but Rafael Nadal’s troublesome knee failed him in the end as the Spaniard quit the ATP Finals after a painful defeat by Belgium’s David Goffin on Monday. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 13, 2017 Bulgaria’s Grigor
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LONDON (Reuters) – Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend. A Pirelli’s logo is pictured at its headquaters in Milan, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino “Following a robbery attempt, neutralized
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Sunday: Nov 12, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson (42) is defended by Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and defenseman Braydon Coburn (55) after a shot on goal during the third period at Honda Center. Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
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LONDON (Reuters) – Whatever else happens to Jack Sock at the ATP Finals this week, his between-the-legs volley at 4-4 in the second set of his debut match will feature in the end-of-tournament showreel. Tennis – ATP World Tour Finals – The O2 Arena, London, Britain – November 12, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates after
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Friday: Nov 10, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) is fouled by Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard (12) while driving to the basket during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Celtics 90, Hornets 87
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(Reuters) – Russia’s refusal to accept responsibility for widespread state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report could prevent its competitors taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics, WADA director general Olivier Niggli said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Olivier Niggli, Director General of the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) addresses the WADA Symposium in Ecublens, Switzerland,
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars now painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Friday’s opening Brazilian Grand Prix practice. Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 – Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo – November 10, 2017. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton of Britain sits in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Six-times champion Roger Federer was paired in the same group as German debutant Alexander Zverev for next week’s ATP Tour Finals when the draw was made in host city London on Wednesday. Tennis – ATP 500 – Swiss Indoors Basel – Final – St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland – October 29, 2017 –
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