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Halep beats Sharapova to reach Italian Open final

World number one Simona Halep battled past Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-1 6-4 to set up a repeat of last year’s Italian Open final against defending champion Elina Svitolina. Halep, whose only other title this year came in January, fell behind ...

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Froome beats Yates to win thrilling Giro stage on Monte Zoncolan

Chris Froome held off fellow Briton Simon Yates to win a first ever stage of the Giro d’Italia – a thriller on Monte Zoncolan. Yates finished six seconds behind Froome and stretched his overall lead over Tom Dumoulin to one ...

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Nadal beats Djokovic to reach Italian Open final

Rafael Nadal came out on top in a captivating Italian Open semi-final against long-term rival Novak Djokovic as he won 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in Rome. A gruelling contest was full of heavy-hitting and dramatic points, with Nadal edging the first ...

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Italian Open: Johanna Konta beats Hsieh Su-wei to set up meeting with Jelena Ostapenko

Johanna Konta will face French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in the third round of the Italian Open after beating Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei in straight sets. The British number one needed 65 minutes to post an assertive 6-0 6-4 victory in ...

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Edmund beats Pouille to reach last 16 in Rome

British number one Kyle Edmund beat another top-20 player as he saw off France’s Lucas Pouille in straight sets to reach the Italian Open third round. The 23-year-old, who has risen from 50th to 19th in the world this year, ...

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Italian Open: Johanna Konta beats Magdalena Rybarikova in first round

Britain’s Johanna Konta beat Magdalena Rybarikova in the first round of the Italian Open to register her second win in eight days over the Slovak. Konta, ranked 22nd in the world, beat the 16th seed 6-4 6-3 in one hour ...

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Prescod beats Gatlin to win 100m at Diamond League

Diamond League 2018 Venue: Shanghai, China Date: 12 May Coverage details: Highlights show on BBC Two on Sunday, 13 May, from 12:00 BST Britain’s Reece Prescod beat world champion Justin Gatlin to seal a shock 100m victory at the Shanghai ...

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Broad beats six million players in fantasy football game

England cricketer Stuart Broad is a talented guy. He’s England’s second highest Test wicket-taker of all time, a dab hand on the golf course and is currently the top football manager in the world…well, sort of. We say that because ...

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Edmund beats Djokovic and set to reach top 20 for first time

British number one Kyle Edmund beat 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic in three sets to reach the third round of the Madrid Open. Edmund, 23, beat the 30-year-old Serb 6-3 2-6 6-3 in one hour, 40 minutes and is ...

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Edmund beats Medvedev in Madrid to set up Djokovic tie

British number one Kyle Edmund eased to victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to set up a second-round tie with Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open. Edmund, 23, saved five break points in the first set as the match remained on ...

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