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Mourinho revels in Manchester United's Chelsea ambush

Mourinho added that the key to beating Chelsea, whose lead over second-placed London rivals Tottenham Hotspur is just four points, was eliminating the threat they posed through Eden Hazard and Pedro working behind Diego Costa and also their effectiveness in wide positions on the counter-attack.


Injured Fury pulls out of world heavyweight title fight

Injured Fury pulls out of world heavyweight title fight

THE Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury WBO world heavyweight title fight is off. The promoters said they are "currently investigating all options" and would be making no further immediate comment. Pulling out of heavyweight title fights has become common for the Fury family. Mike Angove says Parker's promoters will likely have to "dip into their pockets" to get a respectable fighter to replace Hughie Fury.



Nadal makes history with 10th Monte Carlo win

MONACO (AP) - Defending champion Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 to move within one more win of a 10th Monte Carlo Masters title on Saturday. After being taken to deuce three times Goffin finally held - or so he thought - when Nadal hit a return too long. "The first time I was here in 2003, I had probably the best tournament of my career, in that moment".



Nadal wins Monte-Carlo title, sets record

The post Nadal beat Goffin to reach Monte Carlo Masters final appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. Fourteen-time Grand Slam Champion Rafael Nadal has asserted that his next target will be his home event in Barcelona, where he owns nine titles and not the French Open.



Serena Williams brands Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation

Despite the racist comments, the no. 1 female tennis player in the world vowed that she will continue to pour "love, light and positivity" in everything she does. Play was briefly suspended before Konta went on to win the match 6-2 6-3. Later on Sunday, the ITF said its internal adjudication panel had issued Nastase with "a provisional suspension under the Fed Cup regulations for a breach of the Fed Cup Welfare Policy".



Murray Dumped Out Of Monte Carlo

Former champion Stan Wawrinka , who won here in 2014, broke Czech player Jiri Vesely's serve five times in a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 win, while ninth-seeded Tomas Berdych , the runner-up in 2015, rallied to beat 39-year-old German Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.