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Tennis: Kerber stunned by Pavlyuchenkova in Tokyo

– Former world number one Angelique Kerber suffered an upset 6-0, 6-7, 6-4 defeat by big-hitting Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals on Saturday. Seventh seed Kerber looked in danger of being blown away after losing the first eight games in the Tokyo sunshine.  

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Tennis: Wozniacki smashes Muguruza to reach Tokyo final

Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki pulverised world number one Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-0 on Saturday to reach her fourth Pan Pacific Open final. The Danish former number one will face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as she chases a third Tokyo title after the Russian toppled Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-7, 6-4 in a see-saw first semi-final

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Football: Wenger foresees transfer shake-up

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there will be a radical overhaul of the transfer market within the next year following the stratospheric spending of the close-season trading period. Paris Saint-Germain smashed the world transfer record to sign Neymar from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($266 million), while Premier League clubs spent 1.4 billion ($1.9 billion, 1.6 billion euros).  

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Tennis: Ostapenko powers into Korea Open final

Top seed Jelena Ostapenko powered her way into the Korea Open final on Saturday after a tight three-set battle with Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum, moving closer to claim the $250,000 title. The 20-year-old French Open champion from Latvia beat Luksika KumKhum, who had earlier upset the number four seed Sorana Cirstea, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in

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Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback

– Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been “very different” had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian Open triumph against Rafael Nadal. Without a Grand Slam title since 2012, Federer fought back to beat Nadal in January s decider in Melbourne, setting himself up for a stunning return to form.  

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Pak’s gold hope shatters in 6-Red Snooker singles as Sajjad falls in semi-finals

: Pakistan’s gold hope in snooker and the most experienced cueist Muhammad Sajjad faced a shocking exit after tasting unexpected defeat at the hands of his rival from China Yan Bingtao in the semi-final of the 6 Red Snooker Singles Event of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martgial Arts Games. Before the semi-final clash all eyes were focused on Muhammad …

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Football: Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return

Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches. Defeat leaves Real already seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona just five games into their defence of La Liga having failed to win in all …

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Tennis: Federer, Nadal relish teaming up at Laver Cup

Long-time rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will achieve a career first in Prague this weekend when they play side-by-side in the Laver Cup, a Ryder Cup golf style event featuring Team Europe against Team World. Nadal and Federer, who are back at the top of the sport’s rankings after sweeping the four Grand Slam titles in 2017, are expected …

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Golf: Stanley leads Tour Championship, Spieth in the wings

Kyle Stanley got off to a hot start and outshone the big guns to lead after the opening round of the Tour Championship Thursday but Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are poised to strike. Stanley shot a six-under-par 64 to take the first-round lead at East Lake Golf Club and put himself in contention to win the PGA Tour s …

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Tennis: Pakistan’s Sara, Ushna ousted in Asian Indoor & Martial Games

Pakistan’s Sara Khan and Ushna Suhail were ousted in the first round of the women singles tennis event, part of the ongoing 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games being played at ITF Tennis Club Courts in Turkmenistan’s city Ashgabat. Sara did some resistance but Caruthers Steffi of Somoa won the battle 4-6, 6-2, 6-1. Sara Khan played in the …

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