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Delray Beach Open: Dan Evans powers into quarter-finals

World number 148 Evans was playing Harris for the first time Briton Dan Evans surged into the Delray Beach Open quarter-finals in Florida with an emphatic 6-0 6-2 win against South African wildcard Lloyd Harris. The 28-year-old British number three, a qualifier in this event, won the first nine games and secured a comfortable victory in an hour and eight …

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Genesis Open: JB Holmes wins as Rory McIlroy finishes fourth

McIlroy chipped in on the 16th hole and was within two shots of the lead Genesis Open final leaderboard (US unless stated) -14: JB Holmes; -13: J Thomas; -12: S Kim (S Kor); -11: R McIlroy (NI), M Leishman (Aus) Selected others: -6: T Woods; -5: P Casey (Eng); -4: T Fleetwood (Eng); -3: D Willett (Eng); -2: S Garcia …

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American Nelly Korda wins Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide

Nelly and Jessica Korda are the first pair of sisters to win the Women’s Australian Open ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open final leaderboard -17 N Korda; (US); -15 J Ko-young (Kor); -12 H Wei-ling (Tpe); -11 H Nomura (Jap), A Yin (US); -10 A Munoz (Spa), A Sharp (Can); -9 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng), M Steen (US) Selected others:-7 B …

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Welsh Open: Neil Robertson to play Stuart Bingham in final

Neil Robertston (left) won the Welsh Open in 2007, while Stuart Bingham won it in 2017 Neil Robertson will play Stuart Bingham in the Welsh Open final after a 6-0 semi-final win over Iran’s Hossein Vafaei. Australian Robertston, ranked 10 in the world, made three centuries at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. World number 12 Bingham produced four centuries as …

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Australian Open: England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff four shots off lead

Ewart Shadoff has a best finish in a major of second in the 2017 Women’s British Open ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open first-round leaderboard -10 M Sagstrom (Swe), H Wei-ling (Tai); -7 N Korda (US), H Nomura (Jap), H Green (Aus); -6 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng); -5 B Law (Eng) Selected others:-3 C Hull (Eng), K Webb (Aus), C Boutier …

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Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool manager says ‘the referee didn’t want to open the gap’

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaking to referee Kevin Friend after the game Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the referee’s performance was affected by an assistant referee’s mistake for Sadio Mane’s goal against West Ham. Mane’s opener stood despite James Milner being offside in the build-up. Michail Antonio equalised for West Ham before the break but Klopp says referee Kevin Friend …

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Australia weather: Townsville warned as floodgates open

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeteorologists have warned of a “risk to life and property” Thousands of residents in and around the Australian city of Townsville have been warned of “unprecedented flooding” after dam gates were fully opened on Sunday as monsoon rains continued. Rain in the state of Queensland, where Townsville is located, has swollen the …

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Simon Smith: Triple baby killer may go to open prison

Image copyright Rachel Playfair Image caption Simon Smith murdered his three-month-old daughter Lauren after killing his two other children A triple killer who murdered his own babies by suffocating them is set to be moved to an open prison. Simon Smith killed three-month-old Lauren, six-month-old Jamie and Eleisha, 10 months, between 1989 and 1994 in Staffordshire. The Parole Board said …

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William and Kate officially open V&A Dundee

Image copyright EPA/Robert Perry Image caption The Royal couple were welcomed to the museum by Dundee lord provost Ian Borthwick The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have officially opened Dundee’s V&A Museum of Design. Prince William and Catherine are also meeting workers from the city’s Michelin factory, following the firm’s decision to close the plant in 2020. The Royal couple, …

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