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Nov 1, 2014

Teenager Coric is a man on a mission

LONDON (Reuters) – Borna Coric’s profile page on his Facebook account reads simply, “Croatian tennis player on a mission to the top!”.

It is a lofty claim but the 17-year-old from Zagreb has already taken giant strides this year, collecting some notable scalps to crack the world’s top 100 — the youngest player to do so since Rafa Nadal burst through in 2003.

Nov 1, 2014

Interview: Teenager Coric is a man on a mission

LONDON (Reuters) – Borna Coric’s profile page on his Facebook account reads simply, “Croatian tennis player on a mission to the top!”.

It is a lofty claim but the 17-year-old from Zagreb has already taken giant strides this year, collecting some notable scalps to crack the world’s top 100 — the youngest player to do so since Rafa Nadal burst through in 2003.

Nov 1, 2014

Tennis-Teenager Coric is a man on a mission

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Borna Coric’s profile page on his Facebook account reads simply, “Croatian tennis player on a mission to the top!”.

It is a lofty claim but the 17-year-old from Zagreb has already taken giant strides this year, collecting some notable scalps to crack the world’s top 100 — the youngest player to do so since Rafa Nadal burst through in 2003.

Oct 27, 2014

The real Marouane Fellaini is finally standing up

LONDON (Reuters) – Written off last season as a sub-standard misfit with a comical haircut, there are signs that Marouane Fellaini is finally beginning to feel comfortable in a red Manchester United shirt.

The Belgian powerhouse, signed at the start of the ill-fated David Moyes era for 27.5 million pounds, was a convenient scapegoat last season as United endured their worst season in the Premier League, finishing a distant seventh.

Oct 27, 2014

Soccer-The real Marouane Fellaini is finally standing up

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Written off last season as a sub-standard misfit with a comical haircut, there are signs that Marouane Fellaini is finally beginning to feel comfortable in a red Manchester United shirt.

The Belgian powerhouse, signed at the start of the ill-fated David Moyes era for 27.5 million pounds, was a convenient scapegoat last season as United endured their worst season in the Premier League, finishing a distant seventh.

Oct 24, 2014

Torrid season over as Nadal opts for surgery

LONDON (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal’s announcement on Friday that he will miss the ATP World Tour Finals because of appendicitis ended a difficult year for the Spaniard during which he has endured injury, illness and worrying defeats.

The 28-year-old’s ninth French Open crown in June stands out like a beacon in the gloom as for most of the season Nadal has looked like a mere mortal, far from the force of nature that collected 14 grand slam titles.

Oct 24, 2014

Tennis-Nadal out of World Tour Finals

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal will miss the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London next month after the ailing Spaniard called time on his season on Friday.

The former world number one, who has been plagued by injury and illness since winning a ninth French Open crown in June, has been treating appendicitis with antibiotics and has decided to bring forward surgery to Nov. 3.

Oct 24, 2014

Nadal out of World Tour Finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal will miss the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London next month after the ailing Spaniard called time on his season on Friday.

The former world number one, who has been plagued by injury and illness since winning a seventh French Open crown in June, has been treating appendicitis with antibiotics and has decided to bring forward surgery to Nov. 3.

Oct 18, 2014

Chelsea march on, Aguero hits four for Man City

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea maintained their iron grip on top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday and Sergio Aguero fired a four-goal warning that Manchester City will not relinquish their title without a fight.

Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas made it seven wins from eight games for Chelsea, who overcame the sending-off of Cesar Azpilicueta before halftime to stay five points clear.

Oct 18, 2014

Soccer-Chelsea march on, Aguero hits four for Man City

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Chelsea maintained their iron grip on top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday and Sergio Aguero fired a four-goal warning that Manchester City will not relinquish their title without a fight.

Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas made it seven wins from eight games for Chelsea, who overcame the sending-off of Cesar Azpilicueta before halftime to stay five points clear.