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AC Milan legend Maldini to play tennis doubles in ATP World Tour

Published: June 19, 2017

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Former AC Milan and Italy defender Paolo Maldini will take part in this year’s ATP World Tour, it has been announced. While the news comes as a surprise to many, Landonio was confident he and his 48-year-old partner would give a good account of themselves. When asked if his partner could have had a successful career in tennis had he not been a professional footballer, Landonio answered: “It’s difficult to say.

SHOWCASE-Tennis-Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

Published: May 29, 2017

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Normally I can control my emotions on the court and I’m so I’m happy that I kind of did it, as well, this time,” Kvitova added, although she admitted getting more emotional after the match. The twice Wimbledon champion, a semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 2012, looked poised and focused, treating the sparse Court Philippe Chatrier crowd to a few exquisite drop shots and lightning-quick forehands.

Tennis-Zverev stuns Djokovic to win Italian Open

Published: May 22, 2017

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German youngster Alexander Zverev pulled off the biggest win of his career on Sunday when he beat world number two Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the Italian Open on Sunday. Zverev, 20, was on top from the moment that he broke Djokovic in the very first game as he became the youngest winner of a Masters 1000 tournament since the Serb himself in Miami in 2007. Zverev broke again in the third game of the second set and clinched the match with another break in the ninth game.

Tennis-Struggling Murray puzzled after early Rome exit

Published: May 17, 2017

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World number one Andy Murray is unsure what caused his recent slump after his Italian Open title defence ended with a 6-2 6-4 defeat by home favourite Fabio Fognini in the second round. Murray had his most successful season on clay last year, winning one out of three finals, but has seen his fortunes on the surface reverse with the loss to Fognini marking three unsuccessful clay tournaments in a row. “I wasn’t creating enough chances on my own,” Murray was quoted by the ATP website (www.atpworldtour.com)

Womens Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule

Published: May 17, 2017

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May 16, 2017 WASHINGTON – Coming off the best season in program history, Georgetown University Head Women’s Soccer Coach Dave Nolan announced the team’s schedule for the 2017 season, which starts in early August. Georgetown finished the 2016 season with a 20-3-3 overall record, advanced to the NCAA College Cup for the first time in program history and won the BIG EAST Tournament Championship for the first time. The Hoyas, who set program records for wins (20, shutouts (17) and goals scored (61), have made the NCAA Tournament in five-straight years and seven times in the last 10 seasons

Under-fire Arsenal manager walks out of interview after losing to fiercest rival

Published: April 30, 2017

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Arsene Wenger may well have the hottest seat in sports right now — or he would, in any normal circumstance. After a glittering first six years in charge of Arsenal football club that saw capture four F.A. Cups and three Premier League trophies — including an unbeaten season in 2003-04 — things have taken a turn for the worse.

Falcao linked to Premier League

Published: September 1, 2014

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Monaco striker Radamel Falcao has been the subject of frenzied speculation as the summer transfer window enters its final day.

Noble: Fans must back Big Sam

Published: August 31, 2014

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The West Ham fans should get behind under-fire Sam Allardyce, Mark Noble told Goals on Sunday.

Leicester swoop for Cambiasso

Published: August 28, 2014

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Leicester have signed Argentina international midfielder Esteban Cambiasso.

Soccer-Ferguson has lost my respect, says United reject Berbatov (Reuters)

Published: September 3, 2012

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* ‘I don’t think I deserved such treatment’ * Denies acting incorrectly over Fiorentina offer * Rejects chance to end Bulgarian international exile SOFIA, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Dimitar Berbatov said on Monday hehad lost respect for Alex Ferguson over the way his ManchesterUnited career came to an end. The Bulgarian striker, who moved to Fulham on transferdeadline day on Friday, said he was unhappy with the way theUnited manager had treated him in the final months of hisfour-year stay at Old Trafford. …

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