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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, having arrived at the Australian Open in her best condition since coming back from maternity leave, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 13, 2019-Serena Williams of the
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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee will take up a recommendation on Jan. 22 regarding Russia’s failure to turn over data from a Moscow laboratory by a Dec. 31 deadline, it said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal,
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FILE PHOTO: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Royal Tennis Hall, Stockholm, Sweden – October 20, 2018. TT News Agency/Erik Simander/File Photo Top-seeded and world No. 15 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece will have more time than he wanted to rest before the Australian Open after falling in three sets to eighth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy
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Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 10, 2019 – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic at practice match against Britain’s Andy Murray. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic gave Andy Murray a reality check in the lead up to next week’s Australian Open, dominating the Briton 6-1 4-1
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Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas dismissed Argentina’s Guido Andreozzi 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to earn his first tour victory of the season at the Sydney International in Australia. FILE PHOTO: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Royal Tennis Hall, Stockholm, Sweden – October 20, 2018. TT News Agency/Erik Simander/File Photo The 20-year-old rising star from Greece broke
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FILE PHOTO: Simona Halep of Romania at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Aug 27, 2018; New York, NY, USA. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY/File Photo (Reuters) – World number one Simona Halep crashed to a straight-sets defeat against unseeded Ashleigh Barty in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday. Halep, playing
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FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Saori Yoshida reacts after defeating Canada’s Tonya Lynn Verbeek on the final of the Women’s 55Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 9, 2012. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s three-times Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida announced her retirement on Tuesday at the age
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James Harden produced another sparkling double-double but this time received plenty of help as the Houston Rockets extended their home-court winning streak to 10 games with a 125-113 victory over the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets on Monday. Jan 7, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) walks on the court during the
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – With the clock ticking toward new sanctions, Russian authorities said on Monday they would allow a World Anti-Doping Agency inspection team to return to a Moscow laboratory to retrieve data it had earlier been denied. FILE PHOTO: Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov attends Russia’s Sports Ministry awards gala in Moscow, Russia December
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Stephen Curry connected on 10 3-pointers as part of a 42-point performance Saturday night, helping the Golden State Warriors outlast the host Sacramento Kings 127-123 in a game that featured the most combined 3-pointers in NBA history. Jan 5, 2019; Sacramento, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) attempts a shot over Sacramento
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Fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to her second career Brisbane International final with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Donna Vekic of Croatia on Saturday in Australia. Tennis – Brisbane International – Women’s Semi Finals – Pat Rafter Arena, Brisbane, Australia, January 5, 2019 Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova in action during her match against Croatia’s Donna Vekic
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