• Yes, Serena Williams rocked a jumpsuit and fishnets at the Aussie Open
Yes, Serena Williams rocked a jumpsuit and fishnets at the Aussie Open

The 37-year-old said that, while life was much more demanding than her earlier years on the tour, it wasn't anything "special". First up on Rod Laver Arena is an eye-catching second-round contest between women's favourite Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard , before world No 1 Novak Djokovic takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a repeat of the ...

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  • 'My ears were ringing': Barty rides home support to oust Sharapova
'My ears were ringing': Barty rides home support to oust Sharapova

Sharapova then coughed up two consecutive doubles to drop serve for a third straight game to start the deciding set. "The crowd were unbelievable". This is the first time Barty has reached the quarter-final of a Major in singles and as such, this is her best result at the Major in singles. "It's unbelievable that it is happening in Australia".

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  • Roger Federer reveals one issue after Stefanos Tsitsipas loss - ‘It’s hard’
Roger Federer reveals one issue after Stefanos Tsitsipas loss - ‘It’s hard’

The 37-year-old Federer, 20 times a Grand Slam champion, will rue his chances, having failed to convert any of the 12 break points he took from Tsitsipas over the course of a riveting clash laden with sparkling shot-making. After the match, Federer praised his young opponent: "It definitely didn't go the way I was hoping on the break points". Feder...

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  • Serena Williams powers into third round of Australian Open
Serena Williams powers into third round of Australian Open

So far this tournament, the seven-time Aussie Open champ has faced only three break points, won 81 percent of her first serves and has yet to drop a set. She said the pair crossed paths in the locker room this week. If he's able to come back and play tennis, if that's what he wants to do, then I'm sure he'll give it everything he can.

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  • West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini makes Marko Arnautovic transfer admission
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini makes Marko Arnautovic transfer admission

The Irons turned down Chinese outfit Shanghai SIPG's £35 million offer for the Austria worldwide last week, with the 29-year-old admitting that he would like to leave the London club. The Hammers want to replace Arnautovic before letting him go and according to Sky Italia they are ready to make a move for Torino's Andrea Belotti.

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  • Maria Sharapova v Caroline Wozniacki Winner Odds & Predictions
Maria Sharapova v Caroline Wozniacki Winner Odds & Predictions

Next he will face either defending champion Roger Federer or American Taylor Fritz. Wozniacki's momentum seemed to carry on at the start of the second set, but Larsson pulled through, saving three break points to hold. Sabalenka is the second seeded scalp in two matches for the 87th-ranked Anisimova, who swatted aside 24th seed Lesia Tsurenko i...

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  • Manny Machado's agent slams 'wrong' and 'reckless' media reporting
Manny Machado's agent slams 'wrong' and 'reckless' media reporting

Nightengale was the first to report a seven-year offer. I don't know if their sources are blatantly violating the Collective Bargaining Agreement by intentionally misleading them to try and affect negotiations through the public eye or are just flat out lying to them for other reasons.

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  • David Warner to return home from Bangladesh after suffering elbow injury
David Warner to return home from Bangladesh after suffering elbow injury

Liton Das and David Warner played pivotal roles. The franchise in statement acknowledged that Warner has an injury concern adding that he still be available for their next two matches- respectively against Dhaka Dynamites and Rangpur Riders.

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  • Novak Djokovic perplexed by decision to turn on Australian Open lights
Novak Djokovic perplexed by decision to turn on Australian Open lights

The world number one Serb claimed a clinical 6-3 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard entry Tsonga in the late match at Rod Laver Arena. Novak Djokovic ensured he will remain the world number one following the Australian Open with a four-set win over Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov .

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  • Lakers G Rondo cleared for full-contact practice
Lakers G Rondo cleared for full-contact practice

He was cleared to ramp up his basketball activities last week and he's barely moved beyond that in that same amount of time. He threw up a shot when Ball touched him and he appeared to be on the ground when doing so. Kuzma finished with a game-high 32 points on efficient shooting to go with eight boards, four assists and three steals. After this ...

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  • Nishikori pushed to 5 by a vintage Karlovic in Australia
Nishikori pushed to 5 by a vintage Karlovic in Australia

The 2014 U.S. Open finalist dropped to his hands and knees after the tiebreaker, relieved to secure his spot. Nishikori has won his two most recent matches against Karlovic, including at the 2016 U.S. "We both played great tennis - of course he served really well". "I'll try to carry this confidence into the next match". He also became the oldest...

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  • Boogie Cousins will return to the court with extra stubbornness, abundant grit
Boogie Cousins will return to the court with extra stubbornness, abundant grit

In a sit-down interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Cousins said he hasn't focused on the reaction from fans since he signed as a free agent with the Warriors over the summer. Now, neither Cousins nor his teammates care about what the reaction will be when he returns. "They've got a chance", Cousins told me. Star players Stephen Curry and...

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  • Lukaku on outside looking in at Solskjaer's new-look Man United
Lukaku on outside looking in at Solskjaer's new-look Man United

Beijing and Guangzhou, who completed a £9 million deal for Spurs midfielder Mousa Dembele this week, are both in the running to sign Fellaini, despite having the maximum number of non-Chinese players in their squads. If you are looking at what we see in the game now and the heights of the Premier League, there is always going to be more focus o...

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  • Antonio Brown Just Blasted An NFL Head Coach
Antonio Brown Just Blasted An NFL Head Coach

He also stated that head coach Mike Tomlin gave him way too much leeway to behave like this and that Art Rooney II's comments shows that Brown is done in Pittsburgh. "I have trust in those guys and I know the organization does as well". Rooney, though, wasn't in the mood to talk badly about Brown. I don't like to see it but I feel like Antonio ...

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  • MS Dhoni guides India home to complete ODI series win in Australia
MS Dhoni guides India home to complete ODI series win in Australia

India were cruising along before the Australians netted the big fish in the 30th over. India captain Kohli scored his 39th one-day global century in the victory in Adelaide and Tendulkar praised his game-management. Meanwhile, Cricket Australia announced two changes to their squad for the last ODI. It was Bhuvneshwar who applied the earl...

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  • Jaylen Brown, Marcus Morris in Celtics bench altercation
Jaylen Brown, Marcus Morris in Celtics bench altercation

We just have to continue to empower each other and have each other's backs. These are a lot of things that I don't think that some my teammates have faced of this every single day. The next three games, though wins, resembled a milder Hayward, scoring 16, 12 and 14 points, respectively, through games won by 20 or more, leaving the door open for a b...

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  • Warriors Score NBA-Record 51 Points in First Quarter vs. Nuggets
Warriors Score NBA-Record 51 Points in First Quarter vs. Nuggets

This game means a lot more to Denver than it does to the two-time defending champs, so I expect the Nuggets to play a notch above average tonight and pick up a win over the Warriors. Malik Beasley finished with 22 points for the Nuggets. "The game just happened". "So we know what they are capable of and their "big three" combined for 89 points to...

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  • Arctic blast due to hit KC for AFC championship game
Arctic blast due to hit KC for AFC championship game

That's how often Brady has reached the Conference Championship game in the 17 full seasons he's played for the Patriots. Should they take the ball first if they win the toss? He was only able to throw it because they opened up the passing game with the run - you know I'm right.

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  • Oakland A's 1st round pick Kyler Murray declares for National Football League draft
Oakland A's 1st round pick Kyler Murray declares for National Football League draft

If he is selected in the first round, he is likely to get more than that - perhaps even more than what Lamar Jackson got when he was selected 32nd overall by the Baltimore Ravens with $4.968 million. About whether Murray, who has yet to decide if he will play football or baseball at the professional level, should replace Eli Manning , Barkley said...

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  • Mike Munchak leaves Steelers for Broncos, Shaun Sarrett named his replacement
Mike Munchak leaves Steelers for Broncos, Shaun Sarrett named his replacement

Klint Kubiak, 31, previously coached for the Vikings from 2013-2014, when he was an assistant WR coach/quality control coach. However, Donatell also witnessed one of the organization's lowest points, when he served as the secondary coach for the 2010 season, which saw the team go 4-12 and head coach Josh McDaniels dismissed with four games left...

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  • Improvements at Manchester United since Solksjaer's appointment
Improvements at Manchester United since Solksjaer's appointment

Manchester United handed Alexis Sanchez a contract worth £350,000 a week when the Chile worldwide completed a move to Old Trafford from Arsenal in the 2018 January transfer window to make the forward the club's best-paid player. "I think my feeling is completely different". "All he needs to do is keep getting results and it speaks for itself, th...

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  • Serena Williams opens bid for Slam history with crushing win
Serena Williams opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

Ninth seed John Isner was stunned by his American compatriot Reilly Opelka , who secured a 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5) victory in a tight encounter between the towering pair that looked set to go the distance. After the match Murray paid tribute to the crowd, for their emphatic support during the encounter. The Spaniard said: 'Today ...

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  • Bernard Tomic beats Nick Kyrgios using cheeky serve tactic
Bernard Tomic beats Nick Kyrgios using cheeky serve tactic

With his silky hands in superb touch, Tomic broke for a 3-1 lead and then steamed through the first set. A few seconds passed before confused onlookers - including Kyrgios, broadcasters and the chair umpire - cottoned on; the ball landed well in bounds and Tomic, approaching the net with arms aloft, had planned it.

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  • Lionel Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona
Lionel Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona

Suarez opened and concluded the scoring for Barcelona at Camp Nou. He bounced it off Coutinho and found Messi , who touched and rifled in. TALKING POINT - Was this the start of Philippe Coutinho's resurgence? The bookies have recieved a flurry of bets on this market, with 85 per cent of all punters backing Coutinho to end up at Old Traffor...

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  • Phillies rumor: Club
Phillies rumor: Club "clear-cut favorite" to sign Bryce Harper

LeMahieu, 30, has spent eight years in the majors, the last seven with the Colorado Rockies , where he was a two-time All-Star and National League batting champion in 2016. 2018 was a little bit of a down year for LeMahieu by his standards. But if Machado is holding out for well over $300 million, then (1) Harper might not be signing for a very ...

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  • Kuchar two ahead in Hawaii in bid for ninth PGA Tour win
Kuchar two ahead in Hawaii in bid for ninth PGA Tour win

The 40-year-old four-time Ryder Cup team member - who won a bronze medal for the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics - won for the second time in the 2018-19 season after his victory in the Mayakoba Classic in November. The only other time Kuchar won twice in the same season was in 2013, when he won the Match Play Championship in Arizona in Fe...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'tells Marcus Rashford he is main striker'
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'tells Marcus Rashford he is main striker'

Third-placed Tottenham's squad is also stretched by injuries and Berbatov says a buoyant United side could be risky for Mauricio Pochettino's side. " Spurs need to stay close to the top of the table, and United fighting for that fourth spot". And Pochettino has teased United fans that he could be keen on the job - because he gets on so well ...

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  • Manny Machado: Decision Coming Within a Week According to Reports
Manny Machado: Decision Coming Within a Week According to Reports

The Nationals made Harper a 10-year opening contract offer worth around $300 million earlier this offseason, the report says. As Rosenthal pointed out, Jay joins a White Sox team that is believed to be in pursuit of free agent infielder Manny Machado , Jay's good friend.

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  • West Ham star Nasri: I cried for first time in my career
West Ham star Nasri: I cried for first time in my career

Arnautovic has enjoyed a good season with the Hammers this term with eight goals in 17 games but his brother Danijel insists that he wants to leave the club and released a statement to talkSPORT on Thursday claiming that he wants to go to China to "compete for titles".

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  • Arsenal 'Close' to Sealing Loan Signing of Versatile Barcelona Midfielder Denis Suarez
Arsenal 'Close' to Sealing Loan Signing of Versatile Barcelona Midfielder Denis Suarez

Ramsey is out of contact at the end of season, having spent 11 years at the club following his move from Cardiff as an 18-year-old, but Emery said the player remains focused on seeing out his deal at the Emirates . Bellerin has been sidelined for the past six games since picking up a calf injury against Southampton last month while Monreal, w...

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