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Rain looms as Federer, Nadal start US Open campaign

Rain looms as Federer, Nadal start US Open campaign

While Federer avoided an ignominious early exit, day two did see a major upset as women's defending champ Angelique Kerber was dismissed by Japan's Naomi Osaka in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. "To get through a five-set match you've got to be healthy". Tiafoe was disappointed he could not stay atop Federer after breaking in the opening game.


Arsenal reject Manchester City approach for Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal reject Manchester City approach for Alexis Sanchez

Although, it is understood that City would prefer a straight cash deal. Chelsea already have an array of attacking talent in their squad with Willian, Hazard, and Pedro all able to play in central attacking roles. However, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger does not want to let him go this summer, and it is believed that he would rather lose him for free. Would Arsenal fans even want Sterling at their club? Although Sterling has started the season in good form, it can not be denied his time ...


Groin injury to sideline Vontae Davis

Groin injury to sideline Vontae Davis

Scott Tolzien will get the start at quarterback on Thursday, when the Indianapolis Colts wrap up preseason play against the Cincinnati Bengals, head coach Chuck Pagano said Tuesday. While Davis didn't look like his usual self last season-partially because of injuries, he was reportedly in great shape physically this offseason and was hoping to have a bounce back season as he's set to enter the final year of his Colts contract.


Spinner Steve O'Keefe recalled to Australian cricket team for Bangladesh tour

Spinner Steve O'Keefe recalled to Australian cricket team for Bangladesh tour

The experienced pair - Tamim in his 50th Test and Mushfiqur playing his 55th - continued to build Bangladesh's lead and took it to the brink of 200 before a rapid Pat Cummins ball flicked Tamim's glove on the way through to Matthew Wade. Australia will announce a replacement for the fast bowler tomorrow but the fast bowler will be able to bat in the second innings where they still need 156 runs to win with eight wickets in hand and David Warner still unbeaten on 75 at the end of day three.


Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open

Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open

The three-time major victor joins reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic , Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic who are already on the sidelines. Open. The Briton has joined the likes of Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori in withdrawing from the last grand slam of the season, making it three of the four semi-finalists from past year at Flushing Meadow now out of the tournament.


Dembele completes £96.8m Barca deal

Dembele completes £96.8m Barca deal

It is in Dortmund's interests to reach an agreement as quickly as possible - or not at all - as they will be left with very little time to find a replacement for the 20-year-old, and they have previously said they would inform Barca of their deadline to conclude the deal.