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Ash Barty knocked out of US Open after shock loss to Shelby Rogers

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World No 1 Ash Barty has crashed out of the US Open with a shock third-round collapse against inspired American Shelby Rogers. Barty blew a 5-2 double-break lead in the deciding set of a 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5) defeat to ...

Chess: Carlsen knocked out of World Cup semi as Poland’s Duda emerges

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Magnus Carlsen has never won the biennial World Cup knockout, and the No 1 was eliminated in Tuesday’s semi-finals of its $190,000 2021 renewal in Sochi. Poland’s Jan-Krzysztof Duda, 23, again proved himself a nemesis...

Naomi Osaka stunned as face of Tokyo Games knocked out of Olympic tennis

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Naomi Osaka will not win an Olympic medal on home soil in Japan after she was upset in the third round of the Tokyo Games by Markéta Vondroušová of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-4. Osaka, who opened her home Games by ligh...

Ash Barty knocked out of Tokyo Olympics in shock round-one loss

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Ash Barty has been knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics singles in the first round, upset by unheralded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight sets. In the biggest shock of the Games so far, 48th-ranked Sorribes Tormo ...

NBA champions LA Lakers knocked out of playoffs by Phoenix Suns

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Devin Booker scored 22 of his 47 points in a phenomenal first quarter as the Phoenix Suns won their first playoff series since 2010, eliminating the defending NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-100 victory in...

Johanna Konta knocked out of French Open after defeat by Cirstea

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Great Britain will be without a women’s player in the Roland Garros second round this year after the 19th seed Johanna Konta was outplayed 7-6(5), 6-2 in the opening round by the world No 54 Sorana Cirstea. Earlier in...