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NEW YORK: With a third Grand Slam final of the year on the horizon, Angelique Kerber couldn’t afford to lose her focus despite realizing her once only dreamed-of rise to world No.1. She couldn’t help but keep one eye on Karolina Pliskova’s stunning US Open semifinals victory over Serena Williams…

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NEW YORK: Serena Williams couldn’t get her mind off her sore left knee as she was sent reeling from the US Open semifinals Thursday (Friday in Manila) by 11th-ranked Czech Karolina Pliskova. The 34-year-old Williams, who was gunning for a 23rd Grand Slam title that would take her past the…

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CENTRO Escolar University opens its bid for a sixth straight basketball title when the Women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (WNCAA) unfurls its 47th season today at Makati Coliseum. Despite the graduation of star player and National player Janine Pontejos, CEU will still be as competitive as it will parade an…

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San Sebastian College and Ateneo face off tonight for the last semifinal berth in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Collegiate Conference with the former out to re-assert its mastery of the latter and the Lady Eagles vowing to put up one big fight to save their season. Both teams dropped…

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TORONTO, Canada: Chella Choi Woon-Jung fired a six-under-par 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Manulife LPGA Classic on Thursday. The South Korean reeled off seven birdies and only one bogey to tame the demanding Whistle Bear Golf Club layout at Cambridge, Ontario. Choi was…

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NEW YORK: If we’re looking for metaphors for Simona Halep’s game right now, the roller coaster would seem to be the obvious choice. She hates them, she revealed this week. “First time in my life and never again,” she said of her terrifying ride on one at Kings Island in…

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She’s not just a writer; she’s also a  fighter. Nicole Abigail Cham discovered a new world in the Korean martial art of taekwondo. “It started when my father enrolled me and my brother in a taekwondo class in the summer of 2006 in Valenzuela City,” she recalled. Taekwondo has been…

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Expect a slam-bang pair of matches as four teams gun for crucial victories and boost for their respective semifinal bids in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Collegiate Conference at The Arena in San Juan today. Far Eastern U and San Sebastian, tied for second at 2-1, collide at 4 p.m.…

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