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Sports Spider-Cam Narrowly Misses Chair Umpire's Head After Malfunction At Australian Open
Author: 0 Spider-Cam Narrowly Misses Chair Umpire's Head After Malfunction At Australian Open

The world number 30, an Australian Open victor in 2008, was booed by the crowd Down Under for drawing out a toilet trip for seven minutes after her opponent had sewn up the second set and leveled the match at 1-1. She played nine T20 games in the 2015-16 season for the Brisbane Heat franchise alongside Australia worldwide stars Jess Jonassen and Beth Mooney.

Sports Atletico Madrid Closing In On Presenting Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid Closing In On Presenting Alvaro Morata

The crux of the deal appears to be Maurizio Sarri , who is the current manager at Chelsea , wanting to reunite with his former striker Higuain, who had a career year at Napoli that earned the Argentina striker a big money move to Juventus after his Real Madrid career seemed to fizzle out.

Sports World No.1 sets up Serena's biggest challenge yet
Author: 0 World No.1 sets up Serena's biggest challenge yet

The Romanian - who endured a topsy-turvy off-season and went the distance in the first two rounds this week - contested likely her best match since August in dispatching the elder Williams 6-2 6-3. Unlike any of Serena's foes until now, both Venus (with seven) and Halep (with one) have won a major title. Maybe it's a sign that Halep is starting to return to form, as her first couple of matches took place with her fresh off of a back injury.

Sports Greg Hardy Gets Disqualified In UFC Debut
Author: 0 Greg Hardy Gets Disqualified In UFC Debut

Crowder was likely picked for the co-main event as a beatable opponent for Hardy, who is still clearly trying to get up to speed as a mixed martial artist at 30 years old. I just want to go out there and fight. In late 2015, Deadspin published photos of the alleged injuries suffered by the woman, along with an account of the night in question, with the woman saying Hardy threw her into a bathtub and onto a futon that had numerous guns on it before choking her.

Sports Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea are 'very hard to motivate' after Arsenal defeat
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea are 'very hard to motivate' after Arsenal defeat

I can't accept it", he said during his post-match press conference. We had a similar issue in the league game at Tottenham [a 3-1 defeat in November ]. But, the win means they're instead just three points behind, and it's all to play for as we get into the business end of the campaign. "We could have lost it for tactical reasons and technical reasons".

Sports Two-time defending champion Roger Federer loses in Australian Open 4th round
Author: 0 Two-time defending champion Roger Federer loses in Australian Open 4th round

The two are set to lock horns at the Rod Laver Arena on Day 7 of the tournament. Federer will be appearing in his 101st match at Melbourne Park, as he chases a seventh Australian Open , while Greece's Tsitsipas is playing only his second fourth round match in a major - backing up his maiden achievement at Wimbledon previous year.

Sports Party for Barty as she beats Sharapova at Australian Open
Author: 0 Party for Barty as she beats Sharapova at Australian Open

Hughes was officiating the women's singles fourth round match between Ashleigh Barty and Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open and the incident occurred minutes after the match was concluded. It's an issue that is likely to linger for the rest of her career but Sharapova isn't yet ready to acknowledge that her grand slam tally will never grow beyond five, despite having not added one since the 2014 French Open.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates With Floyd Mayweather After Juventus'
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates With Floyd Mayweather After Juventus'

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. The Portugal global struck with a second-half header as Juventus , runners-up in the previous two seasons, got their hands on the trophy for the first time since 2015. Juventus celebrate winning the Italian Super Cup on 16 January 2019. The Rossoneri were left to rue that missed opportunity as Ronaldo broke the deadlock in the 61st minute.

Sports Rockets star James Harden just dropped another 50 burger
Author: 0 Rockets star James Harden just dropped another 50 burger

Houston enters play fourth in the West, percentage points ahead of the Portland Trail Blazers and a game behind the third-place Oklahoma City Thunder. Austin Rivers missed a 3 for Houston, and Joe Harris made two free throws to make it 145-142 with 1.6 seconds left. "Trying to slow us down a little bit".

Sports Sharapova raps Australian Open organisers over late scheduling
Author: 0 Sharapova raps Australian Open organisers over late scheduling

Konta, who won her first round match against Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic after a lengthy third set tiebreak, had to go the distance again in her second round clash with Muguruza in Margaret Court Arena. "It was actually a very good match", Konta said about her low-attendance loss. According to an Australian Open spokeswoman, Muruguzu and Konta were given the option of having Court 3 cleaned; it should have taken 15 minutes.

Sports Mickelson shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead into weekend
Author: 0 Mickelson shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead into weekend

Mickelson birdied the par-4 fifth and sixth holes, the par-5 seventh and closed with another on No. 9. "It was a fun day, but I certainly did not expect this to be the case", says Phil Mickelson . The tournament is played over three venues - La Quinta, the Nicklaus Tournament Course and the host Stadium Course, which will stage Sunday's final round.

Sports Serena consoles Dayana Yastremska after demolition
Author: 0 Serena consoles Dayana Yastremska after demolition

You did so well". Yahoo reports that they then embraced and Williams patted the young tennis star on the back. "As she was walking towards the net, I could tell she was quite upset", Williams said. In other action, No. 8 Kei Nishikori beat Joao Sousa 7-6 (6), 6-1, 6-2, and No. 15 Daniil Medvedev defeated No. 21 David Goffin 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Serena complimented Yastremska in the locker room after their match.

Sports Lowry takes three-shot advantage into final round in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Lowry takes three-shot advantage into final round in Abu Dhabi

Bhullar scored five birdies and a three bogeys to arrive at two-under-par 70 and lying witn in top twenty of the leader board. A sub-70 final round would force Sterne (37), whose solitary tour win came in the Joburg Open six years ago, to shoot 65 and leave a jetlagged, Ryder Cup postman Ian Poulter (43), who is five behind after a closing eagle, requiring a special delivery.

Sports Kyrie apologizes to LeBron for behavior as Cavs teammate
Author: 0 Kyrie apologizes to LeBron for behavior as Cavs teammate

The remark came on Wednesday, January 16 (Thursday, January 17, Manila time) after Irving - who had been vocally frustrated with his teammates - scored 27 points and dished out a career-high 18 assists as the Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak with a 117-108 win over the Toronto Raptors in a battle of two NBA Eastern Conference heavyweights.

Sports Sarri in the dark over Higuain deal
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The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues have now made an "official" offer to Juventus to sign the 31-year-old, who is currently on loan to AC Milan . Leandro Paredes has been widely reported as the club's top midfield target, and Sarri added: "You know my opinion about the replacement of Cesc". "That is where I want to be focused".

Sports England co-captain Dylan Hartley could miss most of Six Nations
Author: 0 England co-captain Dylan Hartley could miss most of Six Nations

He can play wing, 13, 15 or seven for us'. "This talk of using Jack Nowell as an extra forward or an outright number seven is a huge own goal", wrote Woodward. 'It is going to happen and Jack Nowell is the one who stands out. [The ninth forward] could stand at blindside wing. "It may be Nowell is going to play more centrally without the ball rather than being left out wide".

Sports Barcelona fight back to reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals
Author: 0 Barcelona fight back to reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals

We have the security of knowing we did everything right. "We have no doubt about Chumi ", he told reporters in his post-match news conference. "Our legal department will keep working and will work all night to prepare the details of the statement we will send tomorrow".

Sports Unhappy Marko Arnautovic dropped for West Ham’s Bournemouth trip
Author: 0 Unhappy Marko Arnautovic dropped for West Ham’s Bournemouth trip

The Chinese club were ready to offer €35 million for the services of the Austrian and most fans believed that there was no chance that the Hammers were going to reject that bid an offer. We played without Marko four or five games in December and we won those games. "But the squad knows these things can happen". We'll do that again, like we have done through the process that we've been together, for the benefit of Bournemouth .

Sports Heung-min Son trains with South Korea at the Asian Cup
Author: 0 Heung-min Son trains with South Korea at the Asian Cup

The forward , 26, played the full 90 minutes in Tottenham's 1-0 Premier League defeat by Manchester United on Sunday before flying out to join the South Korea squad on Monday. Much like Son and South Korea , China's hopes rest on the injured collarbone of a man who has scored seven goals in his last 13 internationals.

Sports Serena Williams pursues record-tying win
Author: 0 Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Standing next in the 23-time grand slam champion's way is 18-year-old Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska , who upset 23rd seed Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the third round of a slam for the first time. "I think she's the greatest ever, so it's just so cool that I'll be able to share the court with her and see how I compare to one of the best players".

Sports Jurgen Klopp reveals Andy Robertson renewed Liverpool deal in
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp reveals Andy Robertson renewed Liverpool deal in "almost record time"

In a further boost, the Reds boss confirmed that Adam Lallana has returned to full training this week and could make his comeback against Palace after recovering from a muscle injury that's hampered him recently. We have to see [about] that. We all hope it will be quick from now on but don't know exactly. Klopp went on to add that Joe Gomez , who has been absent since picking up a knock against Wolves in late December, is 'improving but not ready'.

Sports Frances Tiafoe defeats Kevin Anderson at Australian Open
Author: 0 Frances Tiafoe defeats Kevin Anderson at Australian Open

The 20-year-old's 4-6 6-4 6-4 7-5 career-best victory against Anderson, last year's losing Wimbledon finalist, pitched him into a third-round clash with Italian veteran Andreas Seppi on Friday. He even had the temerity to lead 5-3 in the breaker before Federer stepped up a gear and reeled off the next four points with a cry of "Come on!" as he secured a hard-fought opening set after exactly one hour.

Sports Nishikori advances to second round after Majchrzak retires
Author: 0 Nishikori advances to second round after Majchrzak retires

After Cornet won the second set on her third set point, major victor Williams was relentless in the third to clinch the match in 2 hours, 18 minutes. "I'll try to carry this confidence into the next match". "But I think I focused well". Fourth seed Naomi Osaka swept past Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 6-4 to reach the third round as she targets a second Grand Slam title.

Sports Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia
Author: 0 Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

From Sharapova you always expect a win in every match. Wozniacki's one and only Slam title was in Melbourne a year ago and she is now dealing with rheumatoid arthritis that has threatened to derail her career. Next for Sharapova is a matchup against Australia's Ashleigh Barty , who beat Maria Sakkari 7-5, 6-1 to equal her best showing at any major tournament.

Sports Lonzo Ball, Luke Walton explain mistake against Thunder
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball, Luke Walton explain mistake against Thunder

Paul George had a team-high 27 points to go with eight assists and also had the most shocking stat of the night - he went the entire fourth quarter without a field goal attempt. "Upon being able to see the review of the play, we realized that the illegal contact happened prior to his upward motion, so it should have been a side-out", Washington said.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins: Warriors Are The Most Hated Team In Sports
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins: Warriors Are The Most Hated Team In Sports

Golden State's unselfish play lured Durant to the Bay Area after a bevy of Warriors - Steph Curry , Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Iguodala - famously traveled to the Hamptons in NY to meet Durant in person. Kerr said he hasn't thought about the star-studded lineup yet, knowing there's still half the season to go for Cousins to get comfortable and acclimated.

Sports Tiger Woods to start his year at Torrey Pines again
Author: 0 Tiger Woods to start his year at Torrey Pines again

Woods began his comeback from injury previous year at Torrey Pines, going on to play in 18 tournaments across the season and posting seven top-10 finishes including a victory at the season-ending Tour Championship . After being sidelined by back injuries for two years, Woods began a comeback in 2018, starting at Torrey Pines. "So for me that was a big deal to win a tournament my dad first took me to".

Sports Warner Turns Right-handed; Slams Gayle for 14 in 3
Author: 0 Warner Turns Right-handed; Slams Gayle for 14 in 3

Now playing in the Bangladesh T20 competition while he serves a 12-month suspension from the national team for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, Warner produced an epic hitting display to lead the Sylhet Sixers to a 27-run win against the Rangpur Riders.

Sports Federer and Nadal stay on track
Author: 0 Federer and Nadal stay on track

Federer is likely to take on American player Taylor Fritz or France's Gael Monfils for his third round clash. The 17-time Grand Slam victor, who hadn't played since his US Open semi-final loss in September, said it wasn't easy to return on court following a lengthy break.