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Madrid Open: Nadal to face Djokovic in semi-finals

Madrid Open: Nadal to face Djokovic in semi-finals

Novak Djokovic staved off a huge upset in his first match since splitting with his long-time coaching team to beat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Madrid Masters Wednesday. Coric, who lost in the second round of qualifying to Mikhail Kukushkin, got into the main draw when Richard Gasquet withdrew. "I'm still finding my way to that consistency level and quality of tennis that I'm looking for", said Djokovic.


Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

The Gunners however, have played two games less than the Reds but need the teams above them to drop points to have a genuine chance. They have pace, power and very good technical abilities, so we have to be on the top of our game. ARSENAL heaped the pressure on Manchester City and Liverpool last night in the fight for a Champions League place for next season. Check out the official Premier League ticket hub .


Shkodran Mustafi remains hopeful over Arsenal's top-four chances

Shkodran Mustafi remains hopeful over Arsenal's top-four chances

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have the stomach to fight for a top-four Premier League finish as they prepare for Saturday's tricky trip to Stoke City. "To have all these chances and get into so many good positions is a good thing". They have pace, power and very good technical abilities, so we have to be on the top of our game .


Legends heap praises on Rishabh Pant after his blitzkrieg against Gujarat Lions

Legends heap praises on Rishabh Pant after his blitzkrieg against Gujarat Lions

Dinesh Karthik smashed 65 runs indeed. Thanks to that stand, Delhi Daredevils easily chased down a daunting target of 209, the second-highest in Indian Premier League history. Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag also heaped praise on Pant for his blistering knock, saying "Love batsman with tremendous belief in themselves which is backed by a special ability for ball hitting".


Greipel wins 2nd stage of Giro to move into overall lead

Greipel wins 2nd stage of Giro to move into overall lead

A three-man breakaway was allowed to wriggle free early on and went on to build a maximum lead of three minutes on the peloton. The undulating terrain meant a cluster of big-name sprinters - including Ireland's Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Italian national champion Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) - were tailed off well before the finale.