1. Rafael Nadal Withdraws from the US Open, Ranking and Rest of Year in Doubt

    World No. 3 Rafael Nadal has confirmed doubts over his participation in the U.S. Open by formally withdrawing from the tournament...

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  2. Cincinnati Masters, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Murray: A Tournament Preview

    The W&S ATP Masters tournament, the final Masters 1000 tournament before the U.S. Open, gets underway this week and the field looks a whole lot more familiar than the one at the Rogers Cup last week...

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  3. Manchester City's Quiet Summer Is Worrisome Issue for the Manager and Fans Alike

    Wherever you look, be it the back pages of newspapers or in sports editorials, we are surrounded by various news of transfers, rumors and downright craziness. However, the one thing we haven't seen as of yet is a Manchester City purchase...

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  4. Rafael Nadal: Bad Knees and Prolonged Absence Hurts US Open Chances

    As the Rogers Cup nears its closing stages, and Novak Djokovic eyes the prize at the end of the road, somewhere not too far away, Roger Federer is sitting back on his recliner and relishing his chances at the Cincinnati Masters and U...

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  5. Manchester United vs Everton: Previewing United's Best Starting 11

    Manchester United are one more preseason friendly from their opening Premier League match against Everton on August 20 at Goodison Park and, little by little, the outline of the squad is regaining its shape...

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  6. US Open 2012 Preview: Juan Martin Del Potro Not Real Contender for Final Slam

    The Rogers Cup, also known as the Toronto Masters, is underway and already we are getting a picture of who will be the stars of this year's 2012 U.S. Open. In a series of articles that will run until the start of the U...

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  7. Manchester United Still Interested in Robin Van Persie, Lose out on Lucas Moura

    Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson once again confirmed the club's interest in signing Holland striker Robin Van Persie from Arsenal ...

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  8. Andy Murray and Perhaps Roger Federer: Winners in a Year When Many Have Lost

    Three Grand Slams in and two Masters 1000 events away from the last major of the year and deciding whose year it has and hasn't been isn't particularly easy. Novak Djokovic added to his slam total by winning the Australian Open...

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  9. Olympics: Federer-Murray, Serena Williams, Djokovic, Knees and Toronto Masters

    After a long week, a bit of Olympic tennis and a men's gold medal match still to be decided, here's a look at some of the pertinent news stories of the last week: Federer-Murray ...

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  10. Olympics, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray: A Tournament Preview

    The draw for the 2012 London Olympics Tennis event was released early Thursday at The All England Club, Wimbledon ahead of the action which is set to get underway on Saturday...

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  11. Chelsea Transfer Latest: Blues Capture Brazilian Oscar for Undisclosed Fee

    Chelsea have completed the signing of 20-year-old Brazil international Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Junior...

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  12. Can Rafael Nadal Still Surpass Roger Federer's Grand Slam Record?

    Rafael Nadal 's recent withdrawal from the 2012 London Olympics seemed to most—at face value—as a necessary sacrifice required to prolong a career that has been repeatedly plagued by injury...

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  13. Could Rafael Nadal's Injuries Make Him the Greatest of His Generation?

    Of the most recent improvements in tennis punditry, the dispensing with the term and idea of the "Greatest of all Time" tag (GOAT for short) has been a most welcome change for and from fans, neutrals and players alike...

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  14. Roger Federer: The Lessons and Significance of His Wimbledon 2012 Win

    By now, it is common knowledge that Roger Federer finally broke his almost 24-month wait for a Grand Slam title. In doing so, he equaled Pete Sampras' record of seven Wimbledon title wins, will surpass the American's record number of weeks at No...

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  15. Rafael Nadal Defeats Djokovic for French Open Title: Significance and Lessons

    The wait is over, and Rafael Nadal has been crowned the 2012 French Open champion. The world No. 2 finally overcame the challenge of Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic , claiming the rain-delayed match that spanned two days, 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5...

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  16. French Open 2012: Rafael Nadal vs David Ferrer, Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer

    The destination of the 2012 French Open men’s title is ever closer to its resolution, and the matches that will decide this year’s finalists could not be more tantalizing...

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  17. Chelsea Transfer News: Chelsea Complete Eden Hazard Signing from Lille

    Chelsea have completed the signing of Lille 21-year-old midfielder, Eden Hazard. The highly rated Belgian is thought to have agreed to personal terms and passed a medical test...

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  18. French Open 2012: Predicting All 32 Men's Seeds and Their Odds of Winning

    The 2012 French Open is finally upon us, and it's poised to be as exciting as ever. The best players in the world have descended upon Paris, each looking to stake their claim for a title they know is anything but up for grabs...

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  19. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Mind Games: Is Mental Aspect of Tennis Overrated?

    The buzz word nowadays in tennis is "mental strength". When a player wins: mental strength. When a player loses: mental strength. It's either mental strength to overcome adversity, mental toughness to withstand pressure, intestinal fortitude (i...

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  20. 6 Lessons from the Italian Open as Rafael Nadal Is Victorious Again

    And finally we have a winner of the ATP Rome 2012 Masters 1000, and it is none other than the irrepressible Rafael Nadal ...

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  21. Chelsea's Roberto Di Matteo Will Be Considered for Manager's Job

    Chelsea have confirmed that Champions League and FA Cup-winning interim manager Roberto Di Matteo will be in the running for the manager's job at the club...

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  22. Rome 2012 Final Preview: Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic, Battle for the Throne

    Two epic semifinals later, we now know who the finalists of the 2012 Rome Masters will be: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ...

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  23. Rafael Nadal: Ranking His Biggest Threats at Roland Garros

    Rafael Nadal, whether ranked number two or number three in the world, will head into the French Open finals as one of the favorites for the title, if not the favorite for the title...

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  24. Euro 2012: Why Is Rio Ferdinand out of the England Squad? Will Defender Retire?

    Former England and Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand was left out of Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad for this summer's EURO 2012 competition and is expected to soon announce his retirement from international football...

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  25. Wayne Rooney, Antonio Valencia and Manchester United's Best Performers 2011/12

    So close, but yet so far. That's Manchester United 's 2011-12 season summed up. The Old Trafford outfit were mere seconds away from a 20th league title when Sergio Aguero's late winner for City snatched the cup from their grasp...

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