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Serena Williams Reaches 12th Straight US Open Quarter-Final

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Serena Williams Edges Out Tsvetana Pironkova To Reach US Open Semi-Finals Against Victoria Azarenka

Serena Williams has advanced to her 12th straight US Open quarterfinal after defeating Greek Maria Sakkari in the fourth round. A 124 mile-per-hour ace late in the third set, fastest of the tournament, contributed to her win.

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Williams is eyeing a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title.

15th seed Sakkari defeated Williams in three sets two weeks ago at the Western & Southern Open, also held at the U.S. Open site in New York.

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Williams could play the other remaining top-15 seeds, No. 2 Sofia Kenin, and no. 4 Naomi Osaka, respectively in the semifinal and the final.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

Barcelona have agreed to let striker Luis Suarez join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguayan agreed terms on a reduced salary with atletico after a move to Juventus fell through because of passport issues.

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Reports say Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu blocked the deal because he did not wish to sell to a Spanish rival.

But, after meeting with Suarez’s representatives, the Catalan club backed down, with the striker threatening to air his grievances to the media.

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Suarez will earn half of the 30m euros a year he earned at Barcelona

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus, AC Milan Confirm

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