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‘I hope she will do it’: Iga Swiatek backs Emma Raducanu to win more titles

World No 1 beats Raducanu 7-6 (2), 6-3 at Stuttgart OpenSwiatek will face Elena Rybakina in semi-finalEmma Raducanu’s progress in the Stuttgart Open was halted in straight sets by the world No 1, Iga Swiatek.The Polish four-time grand slam champion, in her 100th week on top of the world rankings, prevailed 7-6 (2), 6-3 to set up a semi-final with Kazakhstan’s...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 00:22
Raducanu shows promise despite straight sets loss to world No 1 Swiatek

Polish champion beats Raducanu 7-6 (2), 6-3 at Stuttgart OpenSwiatek will face Elena Rybakina in semi-finalEmma Raducanu’s progress in the Stuttgart Open was halted in straight sets by the world No 1, Iga Swiatek.The Polish four-time grand slam champion, in her 100th week on top of the world rankings, prevailed 7-6 (2), 6-3 to set up a semi-final with...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 23:52
Raducanu shows progress despite straight sets loss to world No 1 Swiatek

Polish champion beats Raducanu 7-6 (2), 6-3 at Stuttgart OpenSwiatek will face Elena Rybakina in semi-finalEmma Raducanu’s progress in the Stuttgart Open was halted in straight sets by the world No 1, Iga Swiatek.The Polish four-time grand slam champion, in her 100th week on top of the world rankings, prevailed 7-6 (2), 6-3 to set up a semi-final with...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 23:22
Garcia badly misses weight for Haney bout, losing title shot and $1.5m bet

Garcia weighed 143.2lbs on Friday, 3.2lbs above division limitFight at Barclays Center will go forward as non-title boutGarcia to honor deal to pay Haney $500k for each pound overGarcia’s erratic behavior in spotlight before Haney showdownRyan Garcia has spectacularly failed to make weight for his world super lightweight championship fight with Devin...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:50
County cricket: Brook and Root come up short as Yorkshire labour at Lord’s

It was a difficult day for the batters all told as the Dukes ball worked its magic in soggy conditionsMy son, doing Georgraphy revision, tells me there was a 2.5 magnitude earthquake in Derbyshire last night. Perhaps that rattled the slip cauldron, as reported BTL. Leicestershire 22-0Durham have won the toss and will bat. Looks brisk. Continue reading...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:20
Vitesse Arnhem relegated from Eredivisie after 18-point deduction

Dutch club relegated in wake of Guardian and TBIJ investigationDocuments appeared to show financial ties to AbramovichThe Dutch football association has deducted 18 points from Vitesse Arnhem, officially confirming the club’s relegation, in the wake of an investigation by the Guardian and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) that uncovered...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 21:48

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