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The fourth-seeded Muguruza won 15 points in a row from being up 3-2 in the first set and broke her Italian opponent five times. "I just played very bad games on my serve", he admitted after his 6-3 6-4 6-2 win. Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands recovered from a set down to beat Australian Ajla Tomljanovic and reach the second round of the French Open . In the second round Nadal will play Dutchman Robin Haase .
  • Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

    Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

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    Green might have cost the Warriors a championship in last season's NBA Finals . You were expecting someone else? The argument from CavsTwitter upon hearing those numbers will likely revolve around how Cleveland has clamped down on Golden State in each of the past two Finals, and that take is accurate.
  • No Surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors In The NBA Finals, Again

    No Surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors In The NBA Finals, Again

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    These are two teams that have been in the limelight for many years now, have split the last two championships, singularly measure themselves against each other, and understand that when they play each other in the Finals it's instantly monumental.
  • French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

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    At the time, her surgeon doubted that Kvitova would ever play again but, as she said, "I'm happy that I like challenges". Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email . I have the best memories which I can have. "I just will focus now for grass and for the tennis again". Mattek-Sands, the world number 117, will face 2010 Roland Garros finalist Sam Stosur of Australia for a place in the last 16.
  • Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

    Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

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    Nadal has dropped just 14 games in two round and he will face Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia in the third round. "I didn't really think about it too hard, because when you think about it too hard, you can't act anymore". "I'm disappointed, for sure". "In some important moments I was kind of hanging in there", said Djokovic. But I feel happy that I am back. I can not be thinking if Toni is leaving or not leaving.
  • Warburton happy to lose early for sake of Test glory

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    Coach Warren Gatland's squad only arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday and play the Provincial Barbarians in the northern city of Whangarei on Saturday. The pair addressed the media in Auckland and Warburton admitted he isn't too fussed about how the Lions get their wins, so long as they do just that.
  • All Blacks get new logo for Lions series

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    The 58-year-old former Wales coach also suggested the majority of the Lions squad could have flown to New Zealand earlier - most were not required for either the Aviva Premiership or Guinness PRO12 finals. It was just another game for Smith, who was not a game counter. The chapter on the match against Canterbury, described by Lions lock Delme Thomas as "without doubt the dirtiest game I ever played in" probably makes the most shocking reading.
  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

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    He scored 21 in the third-nearly matching Boston's 23 points in that quarter by himself. For the third straight home game in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics got off to a slow start against Cleveland and it cost them their season.
  • Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

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    Penguins coach Mike Sullivan made the first coach's challenge in Stanley Cup Final history on Monday night and got a Nashville goal wiped out. The Penguins rode their luck in the first period and were helped by some favorable calls while roaring into a 3-0 lead to leave Nashville stunned.
  • Jeb Bush backs out on Derek Jeter and purchase of Marlins

    Jeb Bush backs out on Derek Jeter and purchase of Marlins

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    Last week, SportsBusiness Journal's Daniel Kaplan tweeted that the Romney group had recently reached out to Jeter to try and persuade him to " dump " Bush. Earlier this month at the Major League Baseball owners' meetings in Manhattan, commissioner Rob Manfred said " there are two bidders, at least " vying for ownership of the Marlins and that bidders were "relatively in the same place in terms of price".
  • French bans Hamou for harasssing reporter

    French bans Hamou for harasssing reporter

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    The French tennis federation has issued a statement , saying "the management of the tournament has made a decision to revoke Maxime Hamou's accreditation following his reprehensible behaviour with a journalist yesterday". At the end of the interview, Hamou tried to kiss Thomas for a third time before she pulled his hand away from her chest, with the reporter barely able to hide her anger.
  • Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll arrested for DWI

    Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll arrested for DWI

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    He's a physical player. According to a team spokesman, the Cowboys are aware of the situation and gathering information. "We've seen all that already this offseason". Combined with Brown, the young core of the unit seems set and with Orlando Scandrick also in tow, the Cowboys might be able to absorb the loss of Carroll.
  • Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions

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    Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement on Wednesday. Ten-man Chelsea equalised against the run of play through Diego Costa but Aaron Ramsey headed home less than three minutes later to hand Arsene Wenger his seventh FA Cup - the most of any manager in the competition's history.
  • Dominic Thiem's sizzling tweener against Bernard Tomic

    Dominic Thiem's sizzling tweener against Bernard Tomic

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    He killed me. I had no chance. Tomic took the fight to the world No.7 early with some bold, attacking tennis early and departed Paris remaining upbeat. I heard it was 5-4, and then I was just serving for the match. "I played really well, what, three or four matches". "After Rafa (Nadal), he's playing the best tennis this year on clay.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: We Want to Make History

    Cristiano Ronaldo: We Want to Make History

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    I'll not talk about their strengths or weaknesses. "The 32-year-old told UEFA.com, "[Juventus] are an excellent team, as they proved by winning both Serie A and Coppa Italia, and they have completed a fabulous campaign in Europe. We're better prepared than we were two years ago. After we were able to knock out big teams like Atlético or Bayern, for this reason we deserve to be in the final.
  • LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

    LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

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    But the Cavaliers and the Warriors have all the marbles on the line. But the Warriors had the best record in the league for the third consecutive season and have yet to lose a game in the playoffs, outscoring their opponents by a whopping 16.3 points per game in the postseason.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks beat Milwaukee Brewers in 10 innings

    Arizona Diamondbacks beat Milwaukee Brewers in 10 innings

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    He was removed from Thursday night's 4-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks because of left calf tightness. You never want to miss any games, and where we're at as a team, I was hoping I could work through it, contribute and help us keep winning games.
  • It's a 'threematch' for the NBA Finals

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    But it all evaporated. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN .
  • Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

    Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

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    In the 3 games that were played in Boston , the Celtics did not lead for a single possession, with only one tie occuring in those three games, early in today's game with the score tied at 3 - 3. If needed, the series would then alternate between Golden State and Cleveland for the final three games of the best-of-seven series on June 12, 15 and 18.
  • Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

    Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

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    Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. "I'm going to choose my future, not them". " Arsenal started very well with great determination". But Fabregas, who spent eight years at Arsenal before returning to Barcelona in 2011, found himself among the substitutes as Chelsea failed to secure the double following a 2-1 defeat.
  • Kvitova to play at French Open

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    The two-time Wimbledon champion has been out of action since the December knife attack , which severely injured her left, playing hand. "I have already won my biggest fight", remarked the former world No 2, grinning ear-to-ear, while addressing the media on Friday after the release of the draw.
  • Tears flow as Totti bids farewell to Roma after 25 years

    Tears flow as Totti bids farewell to Roma after 25 years

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    You want to keep dreaming, you try to slip back into the dream but you never can. Francesco Totti bowed out with a dramatic victory as Diego Perotti's last-minute victor gave Roma a 3-2 home win over Genoa that secured a second-place finish in Serie A.
  • Button surprised by Alonso's Indy move

    Button surprised by Alonso's Indy move

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    Alonso will start from fifth place on the grid after clocking an average speed of 231.3 miles per hour (372.241 kph). IMS president Doug Boles told Reuters there had been no talks with Liberty about F1 but he would be interested in exploring the idea.
  • Jose Bautista's three-run blast sinks Yu Darvish, Rangers

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    The unimpressive outing on Friday is the consecutive stinker for Griffin, who allowed nine runs on as many hits including four home runs in a 9-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers . Roberto Osuna retired the Rangers in order in the ninth for his ninth save and second in as many nights. In that game, he gave up six hits, four walks and five runs in five innings.
  • 'Wild lion' Kell Brook hungry to make up for lost time

    'Wild lion' Kell Brook hungry to make up for lost time

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    With the hometown crowd backing him all the way, Brook bravely fought on like the warrior he is but went down in the tenth and finally succumbed to the severity of his injury in the eleventh. "He came back firing shots, I came firing shots and that was an awesome 10th round". He will also be a sizable underdog to the younger Spence at +175.
  • 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

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    Beyond the always-exciting prospect of having a Triple Crown victor, the Preakness Stakes is one of the most anticipated and lucrative annual events in horse racing, with a purse totaling $1.5 million. It was hit first loss in five starts this year. "Of course", he said. "No regrets. I think possibly some of the reasons we won today was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in the Derby on a very hard track", Klarman said referring ...
  • Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

    Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

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    Arsenal's last Premier League game of the season against Everton represented a golden opportunity for Mertesacker and one he certainly wasn't expecting. The Gunners have won their last five matches and picked up three clean sheets in those games. The FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea kicks off at 5.30pm BST on Saturday 27 May at Wembley Stadium in London .