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Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (REUTERS) Johanna Konta advanced to an Australian Open quarter-final showdown with Serena Williams after the ninth seed dismantled Ekaterina Makarova 6-1 6-4 in their fourth-round clash today. The 25-year-old Konta, Britain's last hope in the singles after Andy Murray and Dan Evans were bundled out on Sunday, took 69 minutes to send the Russian packing in temperatures approaching 35C. Makarova was no match for Konta's serve or ground game in the first set as she changed angles and depth of returns that prevented the left-hander from getting any rhythm. Makarova, who beat sixth seed Dominika Cibulkova in the third round, raced to a 4-1 lead in the second set but Konta rallied to win the next five games and sealed victory on her second match point when the Russian's forehand sailed over the baseline. REUTERS AKC RAI0929

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FIFA WCUP: Lukaku scores twice as Belgium thrash Panama 3-0

18 Jun 2018 | 10:44 PM

Sochi, Russia, June 18 (UNI) Romelu Lukaku netted two goals as Belgium thrashed World Cup debutants Panama 3-0 in the Group G match here on Monday.

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FIFA WCUP: Panama, Belgium goalless at halftime

18 Jun 2018 | 9:33 PM

Sochi, Russia, June 18 (UNI) Panama's goalkeeper Penedo kept World Cup debutants level with Group G favourites Belgium in a scoreless first half here on Monday.

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