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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer resumed their battle for the year-end number one ranking with imperious victories to reach the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Top seed Nadal extended his winning streak to 13 matches with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of American Jared Donaldson in the Qi Zhong Stadium
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(Reuters) – Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has a dislocated wrist and is likely headed to injured reserve, coach Bruce Arians said Monday. Johnson’s injury could require surgery, Arians said. The coach added that the initial prognosis for Johnson is the same as it was for rookie running back T.J. Logan, who was expected
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta put an end to 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov’s quixotic run at the U.S. Open with a 7-6(2) 7-6(4) 7-6(3) win on Sunday to punch his ticket to the quarter-finals. Playing under a closed roof on a rainy day at Flushing Meadows, the 12th-seeded Carreno Busta showed more
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(Reuters) – Romanian second seed Simona Halep stayed on track for a tilt at the world number one spot with a 6-4 6-3 third-round win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Cincinnati Open on Thursday. Former number one Caroline Wozniacki and ex-number two Svetlana Kuznetsova also reached the last eight. Sixth seed Wozniacki of Denmark stopped
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(Reuters) – Venus Williams prevailed in a three-setter but French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko and 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic crashed out of Rogers Cup with first round defeats on Monday. Williams outlasted a lengthy rain delay and pesky Romanian opponent Irina-Camelia Begu to win her opening match 6-1 3-6 6-3. Less than a month after
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(Reuters) – Justin Gatlin’s father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium while accepting his 100 meters World Championships gold medal. American Gatlin, who has served two suspensions for doping offences, ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell on Saturday by beating the Jamaican sprinter in his
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