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Maria Sharapova retires from tennis at 32

Maria Sharapova is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 32 after five Grand Slam titles and time ranked No. 1. She has been dealing with shoulder problems for years. Sharapova played only two matches this season and lost both. In an essay written for Vanity Fair and Vogue about her decision to walk […]

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Djokovic, Tsitsipas reach Dubai quarterfinals

op-ranked Novak Djokovic beat German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-1 Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships and remain unbeaten in 2020. Djokovic broke for a 4-2 lead in the first set and went 4-0 up in the second before wrapping up the win in 59 minutes. The Serb is 15-0 this year, […]

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Ruud, Delbonis advance at Chile Open; Cuevas out

Second-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway advanced to Chile Open quarterfinals Wednesday, beating local favorite Alejandro Tabilo 6-4, 7-5 in the clay-court event. Ruud, the Argentina Open winner this month, will face seventh seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina, a 7-6 (1), 6-3 winner over Italy’s Salvatore Caruso. Fourth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was eliminated, falling 5-7, […]

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Viktor Hovland eyeing Ryder Cup following maiden PGA Tour win

Viktor Hovland has enjoyed hearing a lot of congratulations since breaking through to win his first PGA Tour title at the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday, but he took particular delight hearing it from European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington. They crossed paths arriving at this week’s Honda Classic. “That was great,” Hovland said. “Hopefully, […]

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Fireworks and concerts: Honda focused on the haves, not the have nots

Tiger Woods isn’t playing his hometown event again this year. Rory McIlroy lives in South Florida, and he’s passing on the Honda Classic, too. The 49th edition of the event will feature No. 3 Brooks Koepka as the only player among the top 10 in the Official World Ranking, but Honda Classic executive director Ken […]

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Freddie Roach gives advice to Deontay Wilder over Tyson Fury rematch

Freddie Roach has advised Deontay Wilder to not take an immediate rematch with Tyson Fury. Wilder suffered the first defeat of his professional career and lost his WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas as he was stopped by Fury in the seventh round. The Bronze Bomber has to decide within 30 days of the fight […]