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Grand Slam record justifies my world No1 ranking, insists Simona Halep, as she predicts big things for Naomi Osaka

25 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Simona Halep believes this year's French Open victory has helped justify her position as the women's world number one, with the Romanian saying she was now playing pressure-free tennis and motivated to add more Grand Slam titles to her CV. The 26-year-old also earmarked U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as a huge prospect for the future after the Japanese player made her major breakthrough in New York. “My dream was to become number one and I managed that last year and then my goal was to win a Grand Slam because some consider that a sign of being a true number one,” Halep, who has topped the...
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Canadian women open world basketball championship with romp over Greece

Canadian women open world basketball championship with romp over Greece

25 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Natalie Achonwa stands out in tournament opener in Spain. Early wakeup call for second game vs. Korea.
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U.S. women sputter early, find way in FIBA rout

25 days ago   |   By ESPN

Tied midway through the second quarter, the U.S. went on a 20-6 run en route to a 87-67 victory over Senegal in their FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup opener.
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Canada routs Greece in FIBA women's World Cup opener

25 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

TENERIFE, Spain - Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women's World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday.
Nirra Fields added 13 points for the Canadians, ranked a program-high fifth at the tournament following a fifth-place finish at the 2014 world championships, and Kia Nurse had 12.
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe also scored in double digits with 11 points.
Evanthia Maltsi, a former WNBA player and Eurobasket MVP, led Greece with 14 points.
Canada led 23-10 after the first quarter, 51-25 after two and 66-38 after three. The Canadians outrebounded Greece...
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