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Muguruza storms into second Wimbledon final

Muguruza storms into second Wimbledon final

Now she stands on the precipice of winning her sixth Wimbledon title, her eight Grand Slam and her first since 2008. She may not take pleasure in proving doubters wrong but she most certainly is, particularly in 2017. For Konta, her second. That would be an especially sweet moment for Venus, who has had to deal with a debilitating autoimmune disease for years, as well as her accidental involvement in a tragic vehicle crash that killed an elderly man in Florida last month.


Muguruza hoping Martinez wisdom can inspire first Wimbledon title

Muguruza hoping Martinez wisdom can inspire first Wimbledon title

The Spaniard was 3-0 up after just 10 minutes, her aggressive approach paying dividends against an opponent, who as recently as March was ranked 453rd in the world and who looked nervous in what was the biggest game of her career to date. She lost to Serena Williams with the title on the line at Wimbledon in 2015, then beat her at Roland Garros a year ago. Younger sister Serena was the 2016 champion but didn't enter this year because she is pregnant.


Pelicans meeting with Rajon Rondo about potential one-year deal

Pelicans meeting with Rajon Rondo about potential one-year deal

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported that the Pelicans think Rondo could be on the floor at the same time as guard Jrue Holiday , who recently signed a five-year, $126 million guaranteed deal , whose value can increase up to $150 million with incentives.


Mario Rui: volto nuovo a Dimaro

Mario Rui: volto nuovo a Dimaro

Il difensore portoghese ha firmato in quinquennale da circa 1.5 milioni l'ano e il Napoli ha pagato nove milioni alla Roma . Se non è possibile riprendere con foto e video i giocatori sul campo di allenamento, le cose cambiano la sera. "Spero che il Napoli continui a far bene: deve ripartire come ha finito lo scorso campionato". Il laterale ha commentato così: "Sono molto contento e non vedo l'ora di raggiungere il ritiro e iniziare".


England's Nat Sciver does a Johan Cruyff as she 'Natmegs' rival

England's Nat Sciver does a Johan Cruyff as she 'Natmegs' rival

England and Australia sit on 10 points, with England holding the higher net run-rate, while South Africa are third with nine points. That means New Zealand's clash with India on Saturday is now a winner-takes-all for the semi-finals even as England will be battling for positions against the West Indies, with its passage safely secured.


Manchester City agree £50million-plus deal for Tottenham's Kyle Walker

Manchester City agree £50million-plus deal for Tottenham's Kyle Walker

Sources told ESPN FC that a £50m fee has been agreed with Tottenham and Walker will undergo his medical on Friday ahead of completing the move. There was also a mass cull in terms of their full-back options with Bacary Sagna , Pablo Zabaleta and Gaël Clichy all being released, with Guardiola reportedly looking to go out all out for his former player Dani Alves .