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Coming up next for the USA ninth seed will be the clash against her 83rd-ranked compatriot Sloane Stephens , who edged past Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (4). "Took me while to find it". "I'm still working on the strength". And Venus, at 37, perhaps has never been more appreciated or revered as she has thrived through some personal trials of her own.
  • Harry Kane defends laboured England win over Malta

    Harry Kane defends laboured England win over Malta

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    It was left to Kane to round out the scoring, the Tottenham striker converting Marcus Rashford's perfectly weighted aerial pass to give the final score a flattering look in England's favour. "We stuck with the plan and didn't panic". The Three Lions' last two Group F fixtures are Slovenia at Wembley on October 5 and away to Lithuania on October 8 - a pair of games likely to yield six points - so this is a must-win game should the visitors hope to top the group.
  • Lewis Hamilton plans to extend Mercedes contract

    Lewis Hamilton plans to extend Mercedes contract

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    Speaking before Sunday's Italian Grand Prix , the three-times world champion said that his decision was made easier when Sebastian Vettel signed an extension with Ferrari for a further three years at the last round in Spa . We crossed the line and we can not do that in the future for the goal of the team and for us. "So you've also got to read the play and see what happens in a few years time as opposed to just next year".
  • Trade to Cavaliers finalized

    Trade to Cavaliers finalized

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    The Celtics also won the trade because of Thomas' hip injury in last year's Eastern Conference finals. Irving connected on the game-winning shot in the 2016 NBA Finals that propelled the Cavs to their first title in more than a half-century, in a Game 7 where he and James took turns thwarting the Warriors.
  • Liverpool Sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain On Five-Year Contract

    Liverpool Sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain On Five-Year Contract

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    This is believed to be the reason for Jurgen Klopp bringing the player from London to Liverpool . Oxlade-Chamberlain will become Liverpool's second most expensive signing after Guinea worldwide Naby Keita put pen to paper for a 48 million Euros deal.
  • Cleveland Browns cut former Florida CB Joe Haden

    Cleveland Browns cut former Florida CB Joe Haden

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    The other potential left cornerback, Coty Sensabaugh , who wasn't at Tuesday's practice, is scheduled to make $775,000 in salary. However, moving forward, it wouldn't be a surprise to see more teams come out of the shadows with interest. The Steelers clearly needed help in the secondary and addressed that need with one of the best players at his position. Haden will be able to pick his first home outside of Cleveland since he first entered the National Football League at the age of 21.
  • Sharapova defeats Halep in three-set thriller on return from doping ban

    Sharapova defeats Halep in three-set thriller on return from doping ban

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    Playing in the U.S. Open main draw for a third time , Kenin entered the tournament as a wildcard after winning the U.S. Open Wild Card Challenge. She continues her play at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday. Sharapova , a wildcard entry, was pitted against Halep , this year's French Open finalist, in just her 10th match in 19 months. Angelique Kerber, who moved atop the WTA rankings by winning the title a year ago but is now No.
  • Sri Lanka batting first against India

    Sri Lanka batting first against India

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    ICC Match Referee Andy Pycroft has reportedly sought security assurance from the Sri Lankan cricket board for the remainder of the limited-overs series against India following boorish fan behaviour during the third ODI in Pallekele on Sunday.
  • Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool to silence their critics

    Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool to silence their critics

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    That came at the end of a campaign where they failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years as Klopp's Liverpool pipped them to fourth. "It is the first game we lost since the beginning of April and we feel we should have largely won this game". Without Coutinho and Lallana, Liverpool are more dependent on the counter-attack.
  • Sharapova to meet Halep in first round at US Open

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    Halep would have preferred an easier start. Sharapova's first-round match with two-time French Open runner-up Halep was set up by Friday's draw, which also put Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on the same side of the men's bracket, meaning they could meet only in the semifinals.