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The pair have faced off four times in their careers, with honours now even in the head to head record - and Konta was reluctant to play up her chances of reaching a first Wimbledon quarter-final, despite her apparent good form. In the opening seven days of play at this year's competition, 14 matches on Centre Court have been from the men's singles draw, with just eight coming from the women's.
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    Fowler was going to lead off in the second inning for NY, which would have been his first at-bat in the majors. At that very moment, Fowler was probably being loaded into an ambulance at Guaranteed Rate Field. "I was in tears, actually", Girardi said after the game. He had flown from Syracuse for his major-league debut, when waited almost three hours through a rain delay.
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    Denmark's Wozniacki, 26, will in Saturday's final face Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Konta, World No.7, suffered a fall during her match against Germany's Angelique Kerber , World No.1, and after being treated on the court she managed to win the match 6-3, 6-4.
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    Jamie Murray believes he and his brother Andy will play together at Wimbledon in the future, although it would be in the latter stages of both their careers. 'I think, yeah, I think we'd probably quite like to. Judy Murray , Great Britain's Fed Cup captain, says her sons - who have paired together on tour and in the Davis Cup before - will continue on their own path for now, but she does foresee a time when they play together at SW19.
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    As one of the perks of signing a new contract, Fairley is due to take home $9 million guaranteed, which included a $8 million signing bonus. Fairley visited a cardiologist last month and since then has been away from OTAs and out of communication with many of his teammates.
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    Federer won 6-3, 7-5 last spring at the Rome Masters before Zverev pulled off a 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-3 upset in the Halle semifinals. The Swiss maestro will now face Karen Khachanov , who won his all-Russian quarterfinal match-up against Andrey Rublev 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 to reach his first tour semifinal of the year.
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    House and state legislatures. The data also doesn't identify any particular districts where the legislative map might give Republicans a boost. The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trumps' favor.
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    In line with what has been proposed by the prosecutors, a judge will now make the final decision. Now the Barcelona court must proceed with sentencing the star and his father either to prison or agree with the prosecutor and settle for a fine as punishment.
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    Tyler has a bright future in this league and we appreciate his contributions and hard work he put in. We'll have more details as they come in on this breaking story . The moves made ahead of Friday's first round were curious ones. During the 2015-16 season, with the Calder Cup champion Monsters, he posted a flawless 9-0 record with a 1.34 GAA and.949 save percentage during the playoffs.
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    The match in Sochi will be the sixth time that the two nations have faced one another, but while Germany won the first three, Australia have recorded a win and a draw in the last two contests. Australia made it 3-2 when Juric tapped home from close range after Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno failed to hold a deflected Rogic shot on 56 minutes.
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    The first direct comparison of the 50-foot catamaran's performance has been much anticipated in the first-to-seven competition. But Spithill, trying to pilot the U.S. With the Qualifiers victory, the defending champion starts the Match on 0 points, while Team New Zealand is on -1. "Look, I really try and portray the team", Spithill said Friday after he and Burling posed with the America's Cup .
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    Would Dwyane Wade go back there?But I think the focus, a lot of LeBron's - his business interests, his Hollywood aspirations, his media ventures are base out there.And I wrote this past year and said it and believed it: The minute he won that championship in Cleveland he was liberated to leave again.
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    Jason Dufner held off Rickie Fowler and weathered Chief Leatherlips on Sunday to win the storm-plagued Memorial Tournament. Rickie Fowler is in third at eight-under. "I've had three or four pretty close calls in majors, and I don't feel like I'm done just yet". "Last summer was a big deal for me", Summerhays said.
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    After playing partner Jonathan Randolph made a longer putt for bogey 6, Thomas' eagle putt was center-cut for history. History, in the end, came down to eight feet. "I wasn't as nervous as 15, I really just tried to feel it and get it in". "All we were trying to do was give ourselves a best chance to make a four, get out of there and post a great number, so those things are bonuses".
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    Should now be clear Mueller is the "anti-Trump special counsel". The former House speaker wrote that Mueller "is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives". "If he fires Mueller, I will tell you, we are right on the brink of a constitutional crisis", the IL senator said . Gingrich's observations also came amid news reports of President Trump added another high-powered lawyer to his personal team and Vice ...
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    Camille Cosby has issued a statement regarding husband Bill Cosby's sexual assault case after it was ruled a mistrial Saturday. The jury in his sexual assault case against Andrea Constand deadlocked and the case was declared a mistrial .