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Australian A-League result MELBOURNE: Result of an Australian A-League match played on Friday:Semi-finalMelbourne Victory 3 (Berisha 18, Barbarouses 30, Thompson 87) Melbourne City 0 Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

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Madrid Open results MADRID: Results from the seventh day of the ATP and WTA Madrid Open on Friday (x denotes seeded player):WomenSemi-finalsSvetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) bt Maria Sharapova (RUS x3) 6-2, 6-4Petra Kvitova (CZE x4) bt Serena Williams (USA x1) 6-2, 6-3Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...

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Serena's winning streak ended by Kvitova MADRID: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ended Serena Williams's unbeaten streak at 27 matches by inflicting the American's first defeat of the year 6-2, 6-3 to reach the Madrid Open final on Friday.Williams had won all five of the previous meetings between the two, but looked out of sorts physically as Kvitova booked her place in the final in the Spanish capital for a second time in her career.Kvitova will face Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova in Saturday's ...

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Rebels hit new high in dispatching Blues MELBOURNE: The Melbourne Rebels claimed a season-high sixth victory with a 42-22 Super Rugby win over the Auckland Blues in Melbourne on Friday.The improving Rebels maintained their charge to the playoffs with a bonus-point five tries to three win over the Blues to lie just outside the top-six play-off positions.It was also a record night for the Rebels' skipper Scott Higginbotham, whose 30th career try is the most by any forward in Super Rugby history.Mike ...

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Sharapova crashes out in Madrid to Kuznetsova BARCELONA: Defending champion Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Madrid Open after failing to match the solid hitting of unseeded Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won 6-2 6-4 to set up a final showdown with Serena Williams or Petra Kvitova. Sharapova looked tense from the start against her fellow Russian, whose consistency from the back of the court helped her break twice to win the first set. Sharapova came to the tournament in poor form and struggled ...

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United's Carrick out for the season: Van Gaal LONDON: Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will miss the final three games of the Premier League season with a calf problem, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. The 33-year-old Carrick was injured during United's 4-2 win over Manchester City at Old Trafford last month and will not feature in the remaining matches against Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Hull City. Fourth-placed United have struggled in Carrick's absence and have lost three successive league matches to ...

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Mayweather U-turn on rematch with 'coward' Pacquiao LOS ANGELES: Floyd Mayweather has branded Manny Pacquiao a "sore loser" and a coward and says he won't delay his planned retirement to grant the Philippine icon a rematch next year, in an apparent U-turn.And he dismissed Pacquiao's claim that he had been carrying an injury in Saturday's one-sided win for Mayweather, the American calling it "Excuses, excuses, excuses."Mayweather took his unbeaten record to 48-0 in Las Vegas with a 12-round unanimous decision over Pacquiao ...