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Tennis: 34-year-old rookie Estrella Burgos makes most of last chance

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Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic returns a shot to Borna Coric of Croatia on Day Four of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Photo - AFP
Estrella Burgos, riding a wave of emotional patriotic support, courtesy of hundreds of Dominican Republic expatriates at the US Open faces Milos Raonic of Canada

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Giroud has been ruled out until the New Year with a broken tibia suffered in the final moments of last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Everton.

Badminton World Federation: Li, Chen keep China in contention for singles titles
Top-ranked Li, runner-up at last year’s tournament, beat Indian seventh seed Saina Nehwal 21-15, 21-15 to move a step closer to adding to the Olympic crown she won at London 2012.

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