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World No.1 and top seed Karolina Pliskova hit eight aces and 29 winners en route to an impressive 6-2, 6-1 win over world No. 72 Magda Linette in her opening-round match. In total, only nine singles matches were due to be completed out of a scheduled 64. Federer, seeded third, meets young American Frances Tiafoe on Tuesday night under the lights.
  • Antonio Conte 'happy' with Chelsea squad despite previous demands for more signings

    Antonio Conte 'happy' with Chelsea squad despite previous demands for more signings

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    The 26-year-old has not played a minute of first-team football for Chelsea this season, but he has been called by up for global duty for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers. Speaking ahead of Chelsea's clash with Everton on Sunday, Conte confirmed the club are still hopeful of making further additions but appeared to soften his own stance somewhat, claiming he will be satisfied should the club fail in their late recruitment drive.
  • Wayne Rooney announces global retirement

    Wayne Rooney announces global retirement

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    Rooney retires from worldwide football as England's record goalscorer - and perhaps with his contribution undervalued. Former England and Manchester United teammate Phil Neville says Rooney's global retirement is a "sad day" as he is England's "greatest ever goalscorer".
  • Kyrie Irving to Celtics; Reaction

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    So in a blockbuster trade we normally don't see anymore, the Cavaliers traded their unhappy point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas , Jae Crowder , Ante Zizic , and the Brooklyn Nets' unprotected 1st round pick.
  • WWE Banned Beach Balls From Last Night's SmackDown

    WWE Banned Beach Balls From Last Night's SmackDown

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    AJ Styles then continued to take it to the challenger as he suplexed him off the top rope - which stunned McMahon who was amazed by the move. The New Day had an excellent match and are among the most popular talents on the blue brand. Open challenge would be held every week and Corbin could step up to the plate any time he wants. A bump from Styles into Corbin, quickly saw the lone wolf referee become bias as can be.
  • Bradley's big day lifts Red Sox over Yankees

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    One of the prized Yankees pick-ups before the waiver-trade deadline, Gray (7-8) lasted five innings in his first start against the Sox in a NY uniform. Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each hit two-run homers during a seven-run sixth inning as NY snapped a five-game losing streak. Pittsburgh pounded out 12 hits and rode a five-run second inning.
  • Anquan Boldin retires after 14 seasons

    Anquan Boldin retires after 14 seasons

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    There are many people who will take Boldin as an example of someone who can dedicate their life to football for a time before they must move on to do other things. "It was about what happened in Charlottesville, not what happened in Buffalo", Boldin said, reiterating his desire to contribute more to causes outside of football.
  • Bangladesh series step towards Asian conquest, says Smith

    Bangladesh series step towards Asian conquest, says Smith

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    Australia visited India from February to March for four Test matches and despite a 2-1 loss in the series Smith's men were praised for putting up a good performance. "So we are seeing it as a big challenge", Smith said in his first press conference in Dhaka since arriving here late on Friday amid tight security. Australia's two-day tour match against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI has been canceled because of concerns over contaminated water following flooding at the ground.
  • Trevor Siemian Named Broncos Starting QB

    Trevor Siemian Named Broncos Starting QB

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    Anderson got into the end zone and Brandon McManus kicked four field goals, the majority of focus was on the ongoing competition between the Broncos' two quarterbacks. "I'm not the coach but I think so". After a slow start in the first few days of training camp, he consistently moved the team in practice and showed "the timing and ball placement" Joseph has said would be important factors in the decision.
  • Deshaun Watson ends on a high note

    Deshaun Watson ends on a high note

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    The Pats struck back on their next drive as Brady marched them 75 yards in 10 plays, capped by a 22-yard touchdown catch and run from Rex Burkhead . Mike Gillislee (hamstring) is still on the shelf, making Burkhead a legitimate contender for the Week 1 starting running back job.
  • Jets tell Josh McCown after game:

    Jets tell Josh McCown after game: "Don't talk"

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    For now, this one is the early ( I mean, it's still preseason after all ) leader. The poor outing came after Hackenberg was 18 of 25 for 127 yards in last week's win over the Titans. We have heard mixed reports about how Christian Hackenberg is coming along, and Bryce Petty played pretty well on Saturday. In the second preseason game, Ryan Fitzpatrick and the regular cast on offense played into the second quarter.