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from Left field:
It has been quite a day in the world of sport, especially for tired sports journalists.
Rafael Nadal lost to Robin Soderling in the fourth round at the French Open. Yes you read that right. The four-time champion's 31-match winning streak at Roland Garros is over.
Less of a surprise was Carlo Ancelotti saying he was leaving as AC Milan soccer coach, although he refused to confirm he is heading for Chelsea.
To cap a frenetic day, Russia's Denis Menchov won the Giro d'Italia despite falling over only seconds from the line.