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Australian Open 2019: What's new at Melbourne Park this year?

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Final set tie-break In a departure from tradition, the Australian Open will for the first time ever employ a final set tie-break in 2019. The tie-break will be a first-to-10 points affair rather than the usual first to seven, meaning all four of the grand slams have different ways of concluding matches
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2019 Australian Open odds, picks, predictions: Dialed-in tennis expert says Novak Djokovic is primed for an upset

5 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Sean Calvert called John Isner winning the Miami Open at 100-1 odds
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Australian Open 2019: Five to watch in the women's draw

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Serena Williams will be raring to go, while Simona Help, Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber all have designs on the title in Melbourne After her indefensible outburst at last year's US Open final, the American will be under intense scrutiny in Melbourne. There is bound to be plenty of noise around Williams and it might not be easy for her to stay focused on her game. However, she has reached two grand slam finals since returning from giving birth and the seven-times Australian Open champion will be raring to go after missing last year's tournament. Related: Australian Open 2019: Five to...
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Australian Open 2019: heat and tie-break rule changes - explained

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Why is the heat policy changing and have we seen the last of the fifth-set marathons? The key questions answered Australian Open organisers faced criticism last year after several players complained about the extreme heat policy not providing enough protection in sweltering conditions. Gaël Monfils said that he felt like he was dying when he faced Novak Djokovic in 39C heat, Alize Cornet needed treatment after lying down on the court in her defeat by Elise Mertens and Simona Halep spent four hours in a Melbourne hospital after the roof remained off Rod Laver Arena during the women's final...
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Women's World Cup 2019: Argentina's sensational comeback knocks out Scotland

Women's World Cup 2019: Argentina's sensational comeback knocks out Scotland

Argentina trailed 3-0 with 16 minutes to go but they hit back in Paris to earn a 3-3 draw that keeps their Women's World Cup campaign alive. Read more ...

Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley traded to Utah Jazz

Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley traded to Utah Jazz

Mike Conley is one of the best, most consistent point guards in the league, and his addition shows that Utah is looking to take another step forward. Read more ...

White scores brace as England top Group D

White scores brace as England top Group D

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2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™: Scotland's Kim Little taps home the assist off...

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™: Scotland's Kim Little taps home the assist off the rebound | HIGHLIGHTS

Scotland strike first vs. Argentina! Cuthbert's efforts set up Kim Little to tap it home and put Scotland on top in the first half vs. Argentina in their final match of the... Read more ...

Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

Watch: New York Yankees' CC Sabathia earns milestone 250th career win

New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia, pitching in his final season in the majors, recorded his 250th career win Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. Read more ...

The Latest: Kenan Thompson shares his hockey history

The Latest: Kenan Thompson shares his hockey history

Kenan Thompson hosted the NHL Awards show a full 25 years after he appeared in the first of two Mighty Ducks movies Read more ...

Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups

Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups

Norway went through to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup alongside China and Spain on Monday after beating South Korea 2-1, while France and Germany topped their groups with... Read more ...

Spain national soccer coach Luis Enrique steps down

Spain national soccer coach Luis Enrique steps down

Luis Enrique, who took over as the head coach of Spain's national soccer team last year, has stepped down for personal reasons. Read more ...

Lakers rumors: Los Angeles didn't make having cap space for third star a...

Lakers rumors: Los Angeles didn't make having cap space for third star a priority in Anthony Davis trade

Los Angeles is now shopping the contracts of reserves Mo Wagner, Jemerrio Jones and Isaac Bonga, according to a report from ESPN. Read more ...

RJ Barrett reveals the personal reason he wants to be a Knick

RJ Barrett reveals the personal reason he wants to be a Knick

Duke star RJ Barrett has said for weeks his hope is to play for the Knicks. On the eve of the NBA draft, he explained one more reason why. “It would mean a lot,'' Barrett said... Read more ...