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Tennis: Kyrgios cruises into fourth round of Miami Open

MIAMI: Nick Kyrgios moved into the fourth round of the Miami Open despite admitting he’s lacking the match fitness to properly compete for the title. Kyrgios arrived in south Florida having not played for two months thanks to a troublesome elbow injury which forced him to withdraw from tournaments in Rotterdam, Delray Beach, Acapulco and Indian Wells in recent weeks. His ...

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Figure skating – Chen cruises to repeat US title

REUTERS: A dominant Nathan Chen cruised to a repeat U.S. Figure Skating Championship title in San Jose, California on Saturday. Chen cemented his status as likely the best chance for American gold at next month’s Winter Olympics with an overall scored of 315.23 for a 40.72-point victory. The American landed five quadruple jumps to extend his undefeated season and bolster ...

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Tennis: Federer cruises towards Australian Open with another Hopman Cup win

PERTH, Australia: Roger Federer took another impressive step towards his Australian Open title defence on Tuesday (Jan 2) with a straight-sets win over Russian Karen Khachanov at the mixed teams Hopman Cup, as many of his main rivals faltered due to injury. Around the time Federer was warming up for his match with the 45th-ranked Russian, Andy Murray announced he ...

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Tennis: Wozniacki cruises in Auckland, other seeds struggle

AUCKLAND: Top seed Caroline Wozniacki cruised through to the second round of the WTA Auckland Classic on Tuesday but other seeded players struggled in their opening matches of the new year. The third and fourth seeds Barbora Strycova and Agnieszka Radwanska were both pushed to three sets, as was number two seed Julia Goerges on the rain-disrupted previous day. The ...

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