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Rafael Nadal voted greatest ever Spanish sports personality

Source: Sport Balla | Nov 26 2013, 7:54pm CST | by IANS

Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history Tuesday by readers of a Spanish sports daily.
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US Open Tennis 2014 Bracket: Latest Draw Info and Day 5 Matches to Watch

Aug 29 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Most of the marquee names are still standing as the 2014 US Open nears its first weekend. Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams are among the notable players in action Friday looking to keep their title hopes alive at the season's final major. The tournament hasn't needed a bunch of huge upsets to remain entertaining. Some of the top players have been seriously tested in their first couple matches but have managed to survive. It's a win-win situation for tennis f ...
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CiCi Bellis Has Become Unlikeliest of Stars at US Open

Aug 27 2014 4:53pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Move over Mo'ne Davis, there's a new girl in town.  CiCi Bellis is a few years older than Davis, of course. She plays a different sport, too, and not against boys. But the youngster absolutely set the U.S. Open on fire on Tuesday when she upset Dominika Cibulkova in the first round. That not only meant that Bellis—who is 15 years old—became the youngest player to win a match at this tournament since 1996, it also meant she had just disposed of the No. 12 see ...
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Sindhu in semis at Worlds, Saina ousted (Roundup)
Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) Though Saina Nehwal's campaign once again came to an end in the women's singles quarter-finals, compatriot P.V. Sindhu kept the tricolour flying high and created history by reaching the semi-finals to assure herself of at least a bronze medal finish at the World Badminton Championships here Friday. | by IANS
Sindhu creates history, enters semis at Worlds
Copenhagen, Aug 29 (IANS) Leading Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu created history Friday by reaching the women's singles semi-finals and assuring herself of at least a bronze medal finish at the World Championships here. | by IANS
Sunil, Robin, Alwyn on target as India win friendly
Shanghai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Asian Games-bound India U-23 national football team started their China 'Exposure Tour' with a convincing 3-0 win over Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Sainty at the Century Park here Friday. | by IANS

Why Do Tennis Players Grunt? Because It Works

Aug 26 2014 12:02pm CDT | Source: Deadspin

Monica Seles gets the blame—at 93 decibels, her screams on the court were about as loud as a motorcycle, and started the run on grunting in tennis. It was frowned upon at first, but everyone's climbed on board—Djokovic, Nadal, Sharapova, Serena, and Venus, they all get their shriek on. A generation ago, nobody grunted. Now, a ...
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US Open Tennis 2014: Day 1 Results, Highlights and Scores Recap from New York

Aug 25 2014 10:55pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The 2014 U.S. Open is officially underway, and if Day 1 was any indication, we're in store for an undeniably captivating tournament.  With high temperatures causing a bit of mayhem in New York, there were assertive performances, surprising upsets, scintillating back-and-forth matches and even in losing efforts, there were shots like this: Let's take a look at how the opening day played out.    Day 1 Results Note: ...
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Watch vma and us open 2014 online

Aug 24 2014 5:35am CDT | Source: Corvette Forum

Watch vma and us open 2014 online It is bright from the 2014 U.S. Accessible that not all draws are created equal.While some top players in both the men's and women's draws accept a almost simple aisle to the quarterfinals, others will accept some boxy challenges appropriate away. Even the best in the apple could end up traveling down in the aboriginal few rounds.The acceptable account is this will actualize an agitative clash from alpha to fin ...
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Kyrgios admits he's feeling the heat on eve of US Open

Aug 23 2014 10:10pm CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

Australian teen sensation still trying to accept the fame that followed his Wimbledon win over Rafael Nadal Continue reading.. ...
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Cristiano Ronaldo's Fitness Will Be Major Concern for Real Madrid This Season

Aug 22 2014 2:02am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

You didn’t have to be a genius to realise that the injured Cristiano Ronaldo we saw with Portugal at the World Cup in Brazil was a shadow of the player he normally is. That said, he realised just how important he was to a side which is much diminished by his absence. And he is also—and this is often forgotten by those who believe money is the only motivation for the very best footballers—a fierce patriot who loves to play for his country. It won’t have felt like it at the time ...
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US Open Tennis 2014: Predictions for Top Stars on Women's Side

Aug 21 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The 2014 U.S. Open lost some of its star power when Rafael Nadal and Li Na withdrew because of injury, but there are still plenty of marquee names remaining. The women’s side of things features the likes of Serena and Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, among others. It is sure to be a thrilling Grand Slam event, and fans will certainly tune in to watch the superstars. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the top stars in the women’s draw ...
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