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I had to reload again the fifth set. Unfortunately for the 23-year-old, his lead didn't last long as Nishikori quickly made up for lost ground by taking the third set, 6-0, then the fourth, 6-2. Wawrinka's three set points there came at 6-5, when Raonic delivered a serve at 129 miles per hour (208 km/h) followed by a forehand volley victor; at 8-7, when Raonic's 125 miles per hour (201 km/h) serve drew a missed return; and at 10-9, when an ace at 132 miles per hour (213 km/h) did the trick.
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    Brave Murray bows out of Australian Open after epic comeback

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    Drawing on the support of a packed Melbourne Arena, Murray let out a trademark road when he took the third set in a tie-break. If this was my last match, an fantastic way to end. I literally gave everything that I had on the court, fought as best as I could, and performed a lot better than what I should have done with the amount I've been able to practise.
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    Bernard Tomic insults Lleyton Hewitt during post-match conference

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    Kyrgios said he was available for Davis Cup but didn't think he'd be picked because "there's a lot of good players right now". Focus then shifted inevitably to inflammatory claims 24 hours earlier from Bernard Tomic that he, Kokkinakis and Kyrgios no longer wanted to play Davis Cup under Hewitt .
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    What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told squad about Paul Pogba

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    The 25-year-old has netted five goals in five Premier League games since the Norwegian took over. "A club must be very well organised to cope with all of these kind of situations where the manager is only the manager and is not trying to keep the discipline or trying to educate the players".
  • Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar

    Australian Open: Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt a liar

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    Now ranked 88th in the world, Tomic said that he, Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis no longer like Hewitt , and questioned why the two-time grand slam champion still insists on playing doubles. 'But I think Lleyton felt it was important that he said his piece and explain his position and why he feels the way he does, ' McEnroe told Channel Nine.
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    Yuzvendra Chahal breaks Australian ODI record to put India in pole position

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    Indian batsman MS Dhoni was seen practising in the Melbourne Cricket Ground nets on Thursday, ahead of the series-decider against Australia on Friday. Pacers will get some bounce and swing from the wicket, but due to the vast boundaries, spinners will also have a say on the outcome of this match. India XI: Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c ), Kedar Jadhav , Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Vijay Shankar , Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed ...
  • Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats

    Australia vs India - Highlights & Stats

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    Seen by some as losing his ability to finish matches, Dhoni rolled back the years and secured the win with four balls to spare as the tourists levelled the three-match series. "He is also captain of the white-ball teams, playing Test cricket - he won't be far off, when he gets going, he scores hundreds". "I remember the days when Michael Clarke used to bat seven and Michael Hussey used to bat seven", Langer said.
  • Chelsea agree second winter signing from European giants, player could face Arsenal

    Chelsea agree second winter signing from European giants, player could face Arsenal

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    Chelsea have reached an agreement with Juventus to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan until the end of the season. Chelsea accelerated talks with Juventus and Milan on Wednesday after the two clubs contested the Italian Supercoppa in Jeddah, which Juve won 1-0 , after deciding to grant head coach Maurizio Sarri his wish to reunite with the striker he managed to prolific success at Napoli .
  • Arsenal make move to sign James Rodriguez from Bayern

    Arsenal make move to sign James Rodriguez from Bayern

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    However, in an interview with Bild (via Metro ), Salihamidzic insisted that Bayern will use the last six months of the season to decide whether they want to sign Rodriguez permanently or not. The German was left out of the matchday squad entirely for Saturday's 1-0 defeat to West Ham United, with Emery intimating after the match that he did not deserve to play .
  • Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma with a shot to take down Alabama

    Jalen Hurts transfers to Oklahoma with a shot to take down Alabama

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    Mayfield transferred after walking on at Big 12 foe Texas Tech; Murray came from Texas A&M. When it's all said and done, Oklahoma is likely to let Kendall go since Jalen Hurts is about to make his way from Tuscaloosa, AL, to Norman. He added 1,945 yards and 22 TDs rushing. Hurts, 20, was the starter for Alabama for two seasons before getting relegated to backup duties behind Tua Tagavailoa .
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    Dan Evans impresses Roger Federer in Australian Open defeat

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    It's one thing to be caught napping at work, it's another thing to be caught by tennis legend Rafael Nadal during a press conference. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were drawn on opposite halves of the 2019 Australian Open men's singles draw and could meet in the final, with the victor earning a men's record seventh men's Australian Open title.
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    Prelude of snow this afternoon before the weekend winter storm

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    But it will be dry and sunny in many places but a band of showers, wintry through the morning, will sink southeast during the day. A spokesperson for The Weather Channel said: "The overall pattern is for temperatures to remain below normal across the British Isles through the end of the month as we expect blocking high pressure to dominate across the north Atlantic to Greenland".
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    Eagles: Carson Wentz, not Nick Foles, is our quarterback

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    Carson Wentz , the team's starter, had an incredible 2017 season until he went down with an injury. Even the mighty New England Patriots, who have been perennial contenders for the last 18 years, didn't make the playoffs the season after winning their first Super Bowl.
  • Serena Williams brings back the catsuit at Australian Open

    Serena Williams brings back the catsuit at Australian Open

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    Following her victory against the German player, Serena referred to the outfit in a press conference as her 'Serena-tard'. Agassi, who briefly coached Djokovic during his return to injury before parting ways at the start of last year, thinks the Serbian will add to his 14 Grand Slam titles at a rate of two a year.
  • Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa follows 'Spygate' with detailed scouting explanation

    Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa follows 'Spygate' with detailed scouting explanation

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    The panel react to Marcelo Bielsa's admission that he and his Leeds United staff have observed their opponents' training sessions. Using a PowerPoint presentation, Bielsa offered a detailed insight into the painstaking levels of research which he and his backroom staff undertake in their analysis of every rival side, player and formation - to produce an exhaustive database on all opponents.
  • Chelsea agree deal to sign Higuain

    Chelsea agree deal to sign Higuain

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    Higuain was always Sarri's preferred striker target and was recommended by the Italian for Chelsea before he joined Milan on loan last summer, but concerns about the Argentine's age and relative expense prevented the Blues from making a move for him then.