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Muguruza Defeats Puig To Advance To Pan Pacific Quarters


Newly crowned world number one Garbine Muguruza pulverized Olympic champion Monica Puig 6-4, 6-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan.

Wimbledon champion Muguruza recovered from a sluggish start to reach the last eight in Tokyo, the top seed catching fire More >

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Nadal Defeats Rublev To Reach US Open Semis


Rafael Nadal defeated Russian Andrey Rublev in three sets 6-1, 6-2 and 6-1 to advance to the semifinals of the US Open where he will face the winner of the match between Swiss Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro.

Although the match was expected to be a close clash between two generations of More >

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Despite Early Struggles Federer Defeats A Feisty Tiafoe 3-2


Roger Federer overcame a slow start to beat American Frances Tiafoe 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6 and 6-4 in an irregular debut at the US Open.

The Swiss played an erratic game loaded with errors, however, he showed no signs of the back pain that affected him in Montreal and forced him to miss the Cincinnati More >

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Crawford And Indongo Fight To Unify Jr. Welterweight Belts


Undefeated fighters Terence Crawford (31-0 with 22 KOs) and Julius Indongo (22-0 with 11 KOs) clash Saturday at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, to unify all Jr. welterweight belts in a historic bout that promises plenty of action.

The last time the four major boxing belts were put More >

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Dodgers First Team In 13 Years To Hit 50 Games Above .500


The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago White Sox 6-1 at Dodger Stadium to become the first team in 13 years with 50 wins over .500 (84-34).

The Dodgers scored five runs in the eighth inning to break the 1-1 tie with the White Sox, who started Miguel Gonzales but left the game without a More >

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Federer And Nadal Cruise At Montreal’s Rogers Cup


Swiss tennis player Roger Federer advanced to the Rogers Cup round of 16, taking place in Montreal, after defeating Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 and 6-1.

Federer needed just 53 minutes to win the match against the 29-year-old Canadian player.

This was the first time in six years that Federer is More >

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Astros Aim For 70th Win Of The Season Against Rays


LHP Dallas Keuchel will start against the Tampa Bay Rays (55-53) tonight as the Houston Astros (69-37), the American League winningest team, will try to earn their 70th victory in Major League baseball this season.

Keuchel (9-0), will try to dominate the Rays bats, which in yesterday’s game More >

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Nadal and Federer Will Dominate Race For Year-End #1 Spot


On January 1 of this year, Andy Murray led the ATP rankings with 9,110 points ahead of Rafael Nadal and 10,280 over Roger Federer. The bad results of the British player, coupled with the resurgence of the Swiss and the Spaniard, has meant that the distance has not only been reduced, but has almost More >


Dodgers Aim For 10th Win In A Row As They Face White Sox


The Los Angeles Dodgers (64-29) face the Chicago White Sox today aiming to win their tenth straight ballgame and cement themselves as the winningest baseball team in Major League Baseball.

The Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 last Sunday for their ninth consecutive win and 64th win of the season. More >

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Wimbledon: Nadal Loses Epic Match As Murray And Federer Advance


Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, second in the ATP ranking, and German Angelique Kerber, number 1 in the WTA ranking, were both eliminated on Monday from Wimbledon, in a day that saw Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Garbiñe Muguruza punch their ticket to the quarterfinals.

Novak Djokovic’s match More >

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