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US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in epic quarter-final

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2018 US OpenVenue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport websiteDefending champion Rafael Nadal dug deep to win the longest match of this year's US Open in a classic five-set quarter-final against Dominic Thiem - which finished at 2:03am local time.World number one Nadal lost the opening set 6-0 after being outpowered by the Austrian ninth seed in New York.However, the 32-year-old Spanish top seed recovered to lead two sets to one before Thiem levelled in a tie-break. Nadal edged a tense fifth-set tie-break to win 0-6 6-4 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5).The 17-time Grand Slam cham...
Watch: Paul Pogba nets first goal of Premier League season, Manchester United beats Leicester City

Watch: Paul Pogba nets first goal of Premier League season, Manchester United beats Leicester City

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Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Paul Pogba scored the first goal of the Premier League season in Manchester United's 2-1 win against Leicester City Friday in Manchester, England. "I told the players we had very good periods, we had lots of glimpses of the football we wanted to play," United manager Jose Mourinho said, according to the team website. "Leicester were strong in a few periods of the game, but we coped with that as a team which is also an important thing. The team played as a team in these difficult moments." Pogba's tally came in the third minute of the Red Devils' victory. Daniel Amartey had a hand ball in the Leicester City box after an Alexis Sanchez shot deflected off of Wes Morgan. The French star stepped up to the penalty stripe and buried a shot into the upper right portion of the net...
Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach third round

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Former world number one Andy Murray took another big step in his comeback from hip surgery by beating fellow Briton Kyle Edmund in the second round of the Washington Open.Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray beat British number one Edmund 7-6 (7-4) 1-6 6-4.He will play Romania's Marius Copil in the third round. "It was much better, just in terms of the way I actually played the match," said the Scot, 31."Regardless of the result, we wanted to at least be dictating more points, trying to use my forehand, be closer to the baseline. "I think I did that, especially in some of the important moments in the third set. I was being more offensive."Konta reaches third round in CaliforniaLive scores, s...
Anderson beats Isner in record-breaking semi-final with 50-game fifth set

Anderson beats Isner in record-breaking semi-final with 50-game fifth set

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2018 on the BBCVenue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 JulyCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs and the BBC Sport website and app; Live Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra commentary; Text commentary online.South African Kevin Anderson won the second-longest match in Wimbledon history by outlasting American John Isner to reach the men's final.They slugged it out on Centre Court for six hours and 35 minutes before the eighth seed came through 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 26-24.The ...
Johnny Depp beats the blues with rock 'n' roll

Johnny Depp beats the blues with rock 'n' roll

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GETTY Rock 'n' roll: Johnny Depp at the Kerrang! Awards The actor partied the night away with rock greats Joe Perry and Dave Grohl at the Kerrang! Awards.Depp had earlier opened up about a difficult 18 months, including a high-profile divorce and legal issues.He told Rolling Stone: “I was as low as I believe I could have gotten. I couldn’t take the pain.”But since then Johnny has been self-healing by touring with all-star band the Hollywood Vampires. GETTY BUSY: Besides music, Depp is also writing a memoir “I poured myself a vodka in the morning and started writing until the tears filled my eyes and I...