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Nick Kyrgios helps a random woman push her broken-down car all the way home

[ad_1] He cops a lot of criticism, does Nick Kyrgios, so it’s only fair to point out his virtues, too.And he certainly showed a more compassionate side to his tempestuous personality on Anzac Day.The 35th-ranked tennis star was driving along minding his own business while in his home town of Canberra after finishing a practice sesson on a rare break from travelling the world when he noticed two people pushing
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Madrid Open 2019: Rafael Nadal def by Stefanos Tsitsipas, score, result, video, highlights

[ad_1] Rafael Nadal’s slump on clay continued with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 loss to ninth-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open. It was the third straight semifinal elimination for Nadal, and the first time the Spaniard has missed out on a final on clay through the first week of May since 2004, per Ben Rothenberg.Tsitsipas will try to win his third title of the year
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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic, score, result, video, highlights

[ad_1] Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be. After losing in the semi-finals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Nadal dominated for stretches against his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win for a record-extending ninth Italian Open title.“You were asking for titles. Finally I have a title,” Nadal told reporters. “Here we are. Important title, important moment.”Stream over 50 sports live & anytime on
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Madrid Open: Djokovic def. Nishikori score, results, draw, schedule, video

[ad_1] NOVAK Djokovic beat Kei Nishikori at the Madrid Open to get the type of win he needed to boost his confidence and get his game back on track. Serbian 10th seed Djokovic defeated the 20th-ranked Nishikori 7-5 6-4 in the first round. Djokovic broke serve late in each set to get past Nishikori after nearly two hours.“I’m glad that match went my way, but it could have gone his
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Fed Cup 2018: Samantha Stosur returns for Australia v Netherlands

[ad_1] PEELING oranges or playing for points, Samantha Stosur will fill whatever role is required when she makes her Fed Cup comeback this weekend.Stosur hasn’t worn the green and gold for two years but returns for Australia’s World Group playoff against the Netherlands in Wollongong.With 29 victories since debuting at the same indoor venue way back in 2003, the 34-year-old is the most prolific singles winner in Australian Fed Cup
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Roger Federer Miami Open: Thanasi Kokkinakis pulls off massive upset

[ad_1] THANASI Kokkinakis has recorded the biggest win of his career with a three-set victory over world No.1 Roger Federer at the Miami Open. The 21-year-old Australian dropped the first set before he improved his game to stun the defending champion 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in their second-round match. Kokkinakis, the world No.175, needed two hours and 21 minutes to hand Federer just his second loss in 2018 and leave
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Indian Wells ATP: Roger Federer downs Borna Coric score, draw, video

[ad_1] WORLD number one Roger Federer extended his season win streak to 17 matches, securing a spot in the Indian Wells final by defeating Borna Coric 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday.The 36-year-old Swiss superstar survived a stern test from world number 49 Coric but managed to hold on for a 17-0 record this year, surpassing his prior career-best calendar year start in 2006 when he opened with 16 wins.The defending
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Tennis news: Roger Federer, Bill Gates exhibition

[ad_1] FROM his knees at the middle of the net, Roger Federer struck volley after volley right back at Jack Sock until the American star finally faltered. Federer just smiled. It was all in fun. And how could Federer not be loving life?He’s the best in the world at age 36. That even sounds a bit strange to Federer himself.“Those are definitely special times in my life and my career,”
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Tennis: news, ATP, Rio Open, Pablo Andujar

[ad_1] PABLO Andujar has completed a remarkable comeback to professional tennis.The three-time ATP champion reached a career-high ranking of No. 32 in the world in 2015, but has since undergone three elbow surgeries in the past two and a half years.Andujar’s 7-5, 6-2 defeat of Gerald Melzer signalled his first ATP win in over two years.Going into the first round of the ATP Rio Open, Andujar was ranked world number
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Italian Open: Novak Djokovic def. Alexandr Dolgopolov result, scores, video, highlights

[ad_1] NOVAK Djokovic was not looking too far ahead after a routine straight-sets win over Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first round of the Italian Open. The 11th-seeded Serbian cruised to a 6-1 6-3 victory but was not getting carried away after having failed to reach the quarter-finals in six straight tournaments after a right elbow injury.“Rome has always been a place where I’ve felt good, received a lot of support,