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Heather Watson admits to illness in the wake of US Open defeat

Heather Watson admitted she was ravaged by fever as the British number two lost to Dutch qualifier Richel Hogenkamp in the US Open first round.

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Naomi Broady says 'northern grit' helped her defeat Laura Robson at US Open

Britain's Naomi Broady saluted her "northern grit" after beating Laura Robson at the US Open to record only her second ever grand slam victory.

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Dan Evans reaches second round of US Open with four-set victory over Rajeev Ram

British number two Dan Evans is through to the second round of the US Open after beating American Rajeev Ram in four sets.

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Lee Westwood confident Europe's six Ryder Cup rookies are ready for anything

Lee Westwood believes Europe's six Ryder Cup rookies will be ready for anything when they attempt to secure an unprecedented fourth straight victory at Hazeltine next month.

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Danny Cipriani hoping to help bring glory days back to Wasps

Danny Cipriani returns to Wasps intent on helping restore the club's glory days after falling back in love with rugby at Sale.

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British number one Johanna Konta cruises into second round of US Open

Johanna Konta began her US Open campaign with the minimum of fuss as she sailed past Bethanie Mattek-Sands and into round two.

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Tottenham end interest in Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha

Tottenham have ended their interest in signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha this summer.

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Kyle Edmund hails best win of career after stunning Richard Gasquet at US Open

Kyle Edmund hailed the greatest win of his career after he stunned 13th seed Richard Gasquet in the first round of the US Open.

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Novak Djokovic plays down injury concerns after battling into US Open round two

Novak Djokovic brushed off concerns about his fitness after the defending champion battled past Jerzy Janowicz in the first round of the US Open.

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Darren Clarke facing tough choice as he prepares to name Ryder Cup wild cards

European captain Darren Clarke faces arguably the most difficult decision of his career when he must decide between form and experience in naming his three Ryder Cup wild cards.

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Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker worried about Andy Murray presence

Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker admits the Serb's supremacy is under threat from Andy Murray ahead of the start of the US Open.

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Serena Williams "pain-free" as she chases history at US Open

Serena Williams is "pain-free" as she begins her bid to win a record 23rd grand slam title at the US Open, according to the American's coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

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Sam Allardyce starts life as England manager with shock call-up and omissions

Sam Allardyce kicked off a new era for England by handing a first call-up to West Ham's Michail Antonio, but Ross Barkley and Jack Wilshere have been given plenty to think about after being dropped.

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David de la Cruz takes red jersey in dramatic stage nine win in Spain

Spain's David de la Cruz snatched the red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana with a dramatic stage nine victory.

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Reed delighted to seal Ryder Cup spot as Fowler's hopes suffer setback

American Patrick Reed secured his place on the Ryder Cup team with victory in The Barclays as overnight leader Rickie Fowler squandered his chance to do the same at Bethpage Black.

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Thomas Pieters happy to give captain Clarke a Ryder Cup dilemma

Belgium's Thomas Pieters admitted he had given Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke a major selection headache after producing a brilliant finish to claim his third European Tour title in the Made in Denmark event.

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Raheem Sterling brace maintains Pep Guardiola's winning start at Manchester City

Raheem Sterling struck twice as Pep Guardiola's winning start as Manchester City boss continued with a hard-fought 3-1 win over West Ham.

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West Brom and Middlesbrough serve up a contest to forget

West Brom and Middlesbrough laboured to a wretched 0-0 draw at The Hawthorns as the Baggies' need for reinforcements grew.

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England boss Sam Allardyce not afraid to fall out with likes of Jose Mourinho

Sam Allardyce is prepared to fall out with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho or any other manager when it comes to getting the players he wants for his England team.

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Nairo Quintana distances Chris Froome to claim red jersey in La Vuelta

Movistar's Nairo Quintana landed a blow on Chris Froome and took possession of the red jersey following stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana.

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