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Djokovic clinches first win at Cincinnati

Washington, Aug 14 (Xinhua) Novak Djokovic, who was leading the ATP rankings, clinched his first win at Cincinnati Masters to reach the third round after his Pyrrhic victory in Wimbledon last month.
The Serbian player, who was back to the court for the first time since beating Roger Federer, winner of 20 Grand Slam titles, in the Wimbledon final, secured a victorious match against Sam Querrey in 7-5, 6-1.
Djokovic, 16-time Grand Slam singles champion, has grabbed 33 Masters titles, aiming to win a 34th Masters title at the US open warm-up event to be on a par with Rafael Nadal with a record of 35, who withdrew from Cincinnati for US Open preparation.
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Steve Smith hopes to play third Test, but quick turnaround is a hurdle

19 Aug 2019 | 11:21 PM

London, Aug 19 (UNI) Steve Smith is hoping to clear all the tests and training he needs
to, to confirm he is "100 per cent fit" ahead of the third Ashes Test.

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James Anderson to miss Headingley Test, gets chance to prove fitness

19 Aug 2019 | 10:45 PM

London, Aug 19 (UNI) England have chosen an unchanged squad for the third
Ashes Test, while veteran swing bowler James Anderson will play for Lancashire
Second XI to prove his fitness.

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'I had that hunger' – Karunaratne cherishes tough hundred

19 Aug 2019 | 10:41 PM

Galle, Aug 19 (UNI) Dimuth Karunaratne, the Sri Lanka captain, was thrilled to have
contributed big fourth-innings runs to his team's victory against New Zealand here.

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Smith closes in on top-ranked Kohli in Test Rankings

19 Aug 2019 | 10:29 PM

Dubai, Aug 19 (UNI) Steve Smith’s valiant 92 in the first innings at Lord’s has helped
him gain one spot and close in on top-ranked Virat Kohli in the MRF Tyres ICC Test
Player Rankings
The Australia batsman has overtaken New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and
is now only nine points behind Kohli, but the India captain will get a chance to
consolidate his position in the two-Test series in the West Indies starting Thursday.

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Smith regains No 2 spot in Test rankings, Karunaratne at an all-time high

19 Aug 2019 | 10:18 PM

Dubai, Aug 19 (UNI) Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with
a 92 at Lord's in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No.

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