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November 19, 2017 12:46 pm gmt |
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Rangana Herath‘s third Test fifty propped up Sri Lanka’s lead to 122 before the visitors were bowled out for 294 on the fourth afternoon at the Eden Gardens. Mohammed Shami, on his home ground, rattled through Sri Lanka’s middle order to finish with four wickets, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar added two wic...
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November 19, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday (November 18) to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Few gave the willowy world number eight a prayer against the...
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November 16, 2017 8:12 am gmt |
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India captain Virat Kohli admitted to being in a familiar dilemma over the team’s opening combination going into the first test against Sri Lanka beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday (November 16). The right-handed duo of Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul have remained India’s trusted ba...
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November 16, 2017 4:57 am gmt |
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Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov outclassed Belgium’s David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to race into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Wednesday (November 15). The world number six looked supreme as he made it two wins from two matches on his tournament debut. At one stage, a whitewash looked a distinct ...
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November 15, 2017 4:43 am gmt |
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Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in London once again on Tuesday (November 14) but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion ma...
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November 14, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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Belgium’s first-time qualifier David Goffin sprung a huge surprise when he beat stricken world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-4 at the ATP Finals in London, UK on Monday (November 13). Nadal’s notorious fighting spirit and Goffin’s frayed nerves stretched the match into a t...
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November 13, 2017 5:06 am gmt |
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Aiming to end a sensational year as he began it, Swiss master Roger Federer opened his bid for a seventh ATP Finals title with 6-4 7-6(4) victory over American debutant Jack Sock on Sunday (November 12). The 36-year-old was given a thorough workout by Sock although had he been a little more clinical ...
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November 12, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne said on Saturday (November 11) that confidence was the key to do well against the home side, India, in the three-match Test series, beginning on November 15. Addressing a news conference in India’s eastern Kolkata city after their warm-up match, Karunaratne ...
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November 11, 2017 5:27 am gmt |
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Before Sri Lanka start their three-match Test series against India, they play a warm-up match against a Board President’s XI side that will be led by Sanju Samson. The match is being played at the Jadavpur University campus 2nd Ground in Kolkata. The first Test will also be held in the city at the Ed...
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November 11, 2017 4:22 am gmt |
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Top seed Andrey Rublev crushed a demoralised Borna Coric to reach the final of the Next Gen ATP Finals on Friday (November 10). Russian number one Rublev, ranked 37th in the world, dominated his fellow 20-year-old with his superior power to win 4-1 4-3(6) 4-1 in little over an hour. Coric, who perhap...
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November 10, 2017 4:50 am gmt |
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Pace bowler Jake Ball added to England’s injury problems before the first Ashes Test against Australia when he sprained an ankle in a warm-up game. Bowling his fourth over on the second day against a Cricket Australia XI, Ball collapsed in his delivery stride and limped off the field in Adelaid...
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November 9, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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Captain Joe Root scored his maiden fifty of the Ashes tour as England closed the opening day of their four-day warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI. Opener Mark Stoneman (61) and Dawid Malan (63) also made half-centuries but no batsman was able to post England’s first century of the tou...
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November 8, 2017 12:18 pm gmt |
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Steven Finn has been ruled out of England’s Ashes tour after scans showed he has torn his left knee cartilage. The pace bowler, 28, who was added to the squad following Ben Stokes’ arrest, was injured in training on Thursday. He will return to the UK in the next 48 hours to meet with spec...
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November 8, 2017 7:14 am gmt |
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Britain’s Andy Murray hopes to make his competitive return in Brisbane in January following a hip injury – but only if he is 100% fit. The Scot lost 6-3 3-6 10-6 to world number two Roger Federer as part of a charity event in Glasgow on Tuesday. It was the first time Murray, 30, had [&hel...
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November 8, 2017 4:38 am gmt |
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The Peruvian national soccer team trained in Auckland on Tuesday (November 7) ahead of their World Cup qualifying match against New Zealand on Saturday (November 11). The suspension of Captain Paolo Guerrero for their World Cup playoff is a blow to the South American side but midfielder Renato Tapia ...
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November 7, 2017 10:07 am gmt |
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U.S. first lady Melania Trump attended a launch event on Tuesday (November 7) to encourage increased participation of girls in sports programmes ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. She arrived in South Korea earlier in the day for a two-day trip, where U.S. President Donald Trump and ...
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November 6, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Jack Sock said the full impact of winning the Paris Masters tournament on Sunday (November 5) had not “soaked in” yet. The American beat Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic in the Masters final to lift the trophy and take home 853,430 euros (about 991,000 U.S. dollars). It is Sock’s fir...
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November 5, 2017 4:46 am gmt |
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Jack Sock ended local favourite Julien Benneteau’s run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory on Saturday (November 4) to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot. The American 16th seed, who started the week in 24th place in the Race to the season-ending tournament in L...
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November 4, 2017 4:39 am gmt |
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Jack Sock of USA beat Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 in Paris in the early hours of Saturday (November 4) to book the fourth place in the Paris Masters semi-finals. Verdasco took the first long set with a tie-break but ran out of steam 6-2 in the second set. Sock took the equalising s...