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James Anderson: England bowler regains number one Test ranking

England seamer James Anderson has reclaimed the number one Test bowling ranking following his career-best 7-42 against West Indies at Lord’s. The 35-year-old became the first Englishman to take 500 Test wickets in the series-clinching nine-wicket win. He moved above India’s Ravindra Jadeja to become the oldest bowler to top ...

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World number one Pliskova saves match point to beat Zhang

US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day. World number one Karolina Pliskova made a stunning comeback to beat China’s Shaui Zhang and reach the US Open fourth round. World number 26 Zhang had match ...

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Jovetic to take Mbappe´s number 10 shirt at Monaco

Stevan Jovetic’s representatives claimed the Montenegro international will sign for Monaco and wear Kylian Mbappe’s number 10 shirt before deleting their intriguing Instagram post. Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly on the verge of securing the stunning capture of France striker Mbappe from the Ligue 1 champions. The 18-year-old is set to ...

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Rafael Nadal: Return to world number one ranking is 'special day'

Rafael Nadal’s return to the top of the world rankings is “as impressive as any” of the 15-time Grand Slam winner’s achievements, says men’s tennis chief Chris Kermode. The Spaniard, 31, replaced Britain’s Andy Murray as world number one on Monday – the first time since July 2014 he has ...

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Kei Nishikori: World number nine will miss the rest of the season after injury

Japan’s Kei Nishikori is out for the rest of the season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist. The world number nine joins 12-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka in missing the US Open, which starts on 28 August. Nishikori, 27, is also one of seven ...

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Rafael Nadal to return to number one after Roger Federer's Cincinnati withdrawal

Rafael Nadal will be the new world number one from next Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The Swiss 19-time Grand Slam winner was the only player who could have denied Spain’s Nadal taking the top spot in the rankings from Andy Murray. ...

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