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Serena beats brave Watson to set up all-Williams 4th round

Serena Williams dug deep and overcame Britain's Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Friday to keep alive her bid for a fourth straight major title.

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Rosberg leads Ferraris as Hamilton struggles in FP2

German tops second session as Hamilton chases set-up at Silverstone, while Ferrari suggests it can take the fight to Mercedes in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

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UEFA lifts City, PSG FFP restrictions

Man City and PSG have had their restrictions on transfer spending and Champions League squad size lifted after meeting their FFP target.

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McDowell needs to 'clear his mind' after 78

Former U.S. Open champion fails to recover from early start as second-round 78 leaves hat-trick bid at Open de France in tatters.

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Anelka named Mumbai City player-coach

Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Nicolas Anelka has been named player-manager of Indian Super League club Mumbai City.

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Aussie football coach killed in home, son arrested

The Australian Football League was in shock Friday after Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was stabbed to death at his home. His 26-year-old son was arrested and later charged with murder.

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Faulkner to face drink-driving charge

World Cup-winning Australia allrounder has been charged with drink driving during his English summer stint for Lancashire and will also face a Cricket Australia code of conduct charge.

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Podolski is leaving Arsenal - agent

Podolski's agent says that the Galatasaray target is leaving the Gunners after Arsene Wenger could not guarantee the forward a starting role.

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Yoga aids Crolla's remarkable quest for world title

British fighter reveals training regime that has set him up for a world title fight just seven months after suffering a fractured skull as he confronted burglars.


'I could beat her next time'

Heather Watson expects better for the future after pushing Serena Williams all the way on Centre Court. "I wouldn't call losing my greatest day... [but] I have learned that I can compete against the best in the world. I need to use this to motivate myself in the future," she says.

aim for the stars

"She can go beyond the top 20 she is playing really well and she should set her goals her higher because she is so good," Serena Williams tells Heather Watson.

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Murray's ****** proud of Heather

lucky heather?

Novak Djokovic makes short work of Bernard Tomic and it's Serena Williams against Heather Watson up next on Centre Court. What's the betting the British woman is nervous? Andy Murray, at least has got some tips for her.


loud and proud

Nick Kyrgios shouted loudest and hit the hardest in a booming battle against Milos Raonic, getting a code violation for bouncing his racket but securing a four-set victory in the third round. It's Gasquet next for the big-serving Australian.

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Ward can't shake it off

Andy Murray claims fellow Briton James Ward, a training partner in Miami last December, has a Taylor Swift obsession. "His musical taste was interesting," Murray told the BBC. "I don't mind Taylor Swift but that was all he was playing. It's probably not something he would let people know he listens to."

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The morning after the night before

Dustin Brown is moving on from his famous defeat of Rafael Nadal already, preparing for his third-round match against Viktor Troicki instead of revelling in the glory.

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lovebird in trouble

Grigor Dimitrov, the partner of Maria Sharapova, needs to get his tennis heart pumping after losing the first set of his third-round clash with Richard Gasquet 6-3. He's jeopardising a repeat of the Evert-Connors Lovebird Double!

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Are things about to get quieter?

Nick Kyrgios, who has seemed to court controversy with almost every step at Wimbledon this year, loses the first set to Milos Raonic on Court 2, 7-5. Can he fight back?

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