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Sharapova, who was wearing a bandage on her left thigh, retired from her contest when she was leading Baroni 4-6, 6-3, 2-1. But the 18-time men's singles Grand Slam victor made it clear from the start that remaining fit for the entire season and prolonging his career were his main priorities rather than chasing the number one ranking and playing multiple tournaments like in the past.
  • Macron pick for French premier about to be named

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    Clearly a major tail risk that would have rattled investors has been avoided, and markets view favorably Macron's economic program centered on business, labor and fiscal reform. Merkel said it's important for French people, particularly the young, to have more hope of jobs. She said she was "aware of the responsibility, at a very critical moment for the European Union, to take the right decisions together".
  • 'Didn't care', 'I'm happy' - Liverpool fans react to Arsenal win against Sunderland

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    The Gunners needed to win to stay in the fight with Manchester City and Liverpool for a top-four finish in the Premier League to claim a place in next year's Champions League. "We set up to make it hard for Arsenal, and I thought, for long periods, we did that". With Sunderland already relegated, Pickford has been linked to a number of Premier League clubs for next season, but Wenger said Arsenal are not among his suitors.
  • White Hart Lane redevelopment begins hours after last Tottenham Hotspur match

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    Talent is there along with confidence - and the White Hart Lane send-off gave the players a glimpse of the party that lies in wait if they win a trophy. "We can get stronger". "It was a flawless performance and I am happy for the victory for our fans - it was a fantastic victory which the fans deserved ", Pochettino told reporters.
  • Wojciech Szczesny: 'No decision over my future'

    Wojciech Szczesny: 'No decision over my future'

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    Szczesny left the Emirates following Petr Cech's arrival from Chelsea in the summer of 2015. "For now I'm an Arsenal player, as soon as my loan finishes, I have to come back [to London]. 'Coming here and having a fresh start, new challenges, new league helped me to mature a little bit as a player. However, Szczesny could also be reluctant to take on a backup role, having been widely hailed as one of the best goalkeepers in Serie A this season.
  • Adam Lallana: Liverpool showed they can handle the pressure at West Ham

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    Liverpool presently find themselves in third spot with 73 points from 37 games, just one point ahead of Manchester City and four clear of fifth-placed Arsenal; both the Citizens and the Gunners have a game in hand each. Liverpool striker Divock Origi describes Philippe Coutinho as a "special" player following the Brazilian's man-of-the-match performance in the 4-0 win over West Ham.
  • Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

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    They might be disappointed, she might be very disappointed, " Giudicelli said. "But nothing is a disappointment after being away from the game for 15 months". "I will be focused on my match, as I'm playing tomorrow", Sharapova said, adding that she would accept a qualifying wild card. Sharapova was unranked when the French Open list was compiled on April 27 .
  • LaLiga: James has not said goodbye to Real Madrid - Nacho

    LaLiga: James has not said goodbye to Real Madrid - Nacho

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    Despite a revival of fortunes recently, which has seen him score seven goals in his last 10 games, James has been subject to months of speculation linking him with a move overseas, with Manchester United reportedly the most likely suitors.
  • Aguero the main man for Guardiola as Manchester City shine

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    He added: "Pablo teaches the new generation, the people who are coming in, what it means to be at the club, what it means to be in the Premier League, what many, many things mean". "He has helped the club to where it is right now", City manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday, describing Zabaleta as "one of the most important players in the history of Manchester City".
  • Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

    Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

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    In the second period, Kesler assisted on a tying goal when Johansen lost his man in the defensive zone. So far through the first two games, Johansen has gotten the better of the matchup, tallying four points in two games. "It just doesn't make sense how he plays the game, so I'm just trying to go out there and play hockey and it sucks when you gotta pull a stick out of your groin every shift".
  • Mercato Roma. Kalinic potrebbe seguire Paulo Sousa nella Capitale

    Mercato Roma. Kalinic potrebbe seguire Paulo Sousa nella Capitale

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    Monchi starebbe monitorando con attenzione la situazione dell'attaccante croato, valutato 30 milioni di euro dalla Fiorentina e già sul taccuino di Milan e Borussia Dortmund . Roma che oltre al nuovo tecnico sta appunto cercando una punta da affiancare a Dzeko per ricomporre un pacchetto offensivo utile per riprende la caccia allo scudetto e fare bene in Champions.