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Slumping Murray will be back, says IPTL foe Cilic MANILA: Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic said Thursday he believes Andy Murray will be back to peak form soon after a difficult year in which the Scot also named a woman head coach.World number-nine Cilic of Croatia faces his fellow Grand Slam winner in the Philippine capital in the marque men's singles match-up when the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) debuts on Friday."I believe Andy's going to show next year the good form that he's been showing for the last few years," the Croat said of Murray, currently ranked sixth.Murray, who flies to Manila later Thursday to headline the first major tennis tournament using a fast-paced, television-friendly format, ended a difficult tour year this month with a thrashing from Roger Federer as he bowed out from the ATP World Tour Finals.The former world number two and Wimbledon winner has also been criticised by friend and British great Tim Henman ...

Printant appointed Bastia coach until season's end BASTIA: Ghislain Printant has been appointed coach of French Ligue 1 strugglers Bastia until the end of the season, the club announced on Twitter Thursday.Printant has held the post on an interim basis since the sacking last month of Claude Makelele, and has earned four points in his last two matches with the Corsican outfit.Former France midfielder Makelele's first stint in the managerial hot-seat was brought to a premature end early last month.Makelele, 41, was ...
Newcastle form has surprised Pardew LONDON: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has been surprised by his team's performances in a run of five successive wins which have lifted them to fifth in the Premier League.Pardew was under pressure to be sacked following a poor start to the season but he has turned things round ahead of the visit to his former club West Ham United on Saturday."It has surprised me some of the football we have played," he told a ...
Spieth upstages McIlroy, Scott at Australian Open SYDNEY: Rising American talent Jordan Spieth upstaged Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott with a four-under-par 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Australian Open on Thursday.The 21-year-old Texan stormed to the top of the leaderboard with a birdie blitz on the back nine and made it clear he had not come to Australia to be a spectator at a duel between the number one and number three players in the ...
Ludogorets still dare to dream after Liverpool draw SOFIA: Ludogorets could be forgiven for daring to dream of another Europa League run in the new year after snatching a 2-2 draw against a sluggish Liverpool on a bitterly cold night at the Vasil Levski stadium on Wednesday.The Bulgarian champions need an improbable win at holders Real Madrid in their final Champions League Group B match next month to finish third and secure a last-32 spot in Europe's second-tier club competition.Ludogorets, who became the ...
Atletico can beat anyone, says hat-trick hero Mandzukic MADRID: Atletico Madrid are confident they can see off all-comers after last season's beaten finalists swept into the Champions League knockout rounds with a game to spare, according to hat-trick hero Mario Mandzukic.The Croatia forward, one of several new faces in the Atletico side this term, became the first player to score a treble for the La Liga side in the Champions League era in Wednesday's 4-0 thrashing of Olympiakos Piraeus.The thumping Group A victory ...
Wenger defiant as Arteta adds to Arsenal injury woes LONDON: Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a calf injury during Tuesday's 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund which took the London club into the Champions League last 16.Fellow midfielders Jack Wilshere and Mezut Ozil, defender Mathieu Debuchy and forward Theo Walcott are also injured, leaving manager Arsene Wenger with problems as he tries to revive his team's faltering Premier League campaign."It's difficult to take on the chin at the ...


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