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Dominic Thiem: 'I had worse weeks in my life than this one'

Dominic Thiem: 'I had worse weeks in my life than this one'

MADRID (AP) - Novak Djokovic remains optimistic despite yet another disappointing result in what has been a frustrating season. I suggested in my opening Masters 1000 preview of the season - Indian Wells - that a power shift was looking possible in tennis in 2017.



Nadal extends winning streak to 16 when Almagro retires

Japan's Kei Nishikori , the number seven seed, beat Spaniard David Ferrer 7-5 6-2 earlier in the day and will play either Britain's Kyle Edmund or Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in the last 16. Rafael Nadal has continued his remarkable winning streak on clay in 2017, although not in the manner he would have expected after Nicolas Almagro was forced to retire.


Arsenal failure to make top four would be 'frustrating', says Wenger

Arsenal failure to make top four would be 'frustrating', says Wenger

Mesut Ozil insists he is still adjusting to the demands of his new role in Arsene Wenger's 3-4-3 system but is happy to sacrifice the freedom his permitted in his customary No.10 role for the benefit of the team. From the Arsenal side the collective disaster of missing the top four doesn't look as likely as it did a few weeks ago. "A miracle, no", he said.


Spurs prepare for Game 2 with no Leonard, Parker

Spurs prepare for Game 2 with no Leonard, Parker

It's all about money but I will still do my best to offer you the best LEGAL way to watch your favorite team. And you want to know how we feel? Think Game 1 was tough? "They have so many weapons that the game could swing in a heartbeat, as we experienced".


Pochettino is staying at Spurs

Pochettino is staying at Spurs

The Argentine, who joined Spurs on a five-year deal in May 2014, has been linked with the likes of Inter Milan and Barcelona following three impressive seasons at the club. TEAM NEWS: @trippier2 (concussion) and @kylewalker2 (ankle) will both miss tomorrow's trip to Leicester. "It's true we can not change the table but it's important for us now to try to win, for us to compete".



Mourinho: Liverpool, City, Spurs would swap with us

United made eight alterations to their starting line-up from the team that edged into the Europa League final against Celta Vigo on Thursday, with Eric Bailly , Daley Blind and Jesse Lingard the only players to keep their place. "Sometimes you need a day off and they don't know what a day off is", he said . For Manchester United it's more important to win titles than to finish top four.