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    Serena’s tough draw in quest for Aussie Open No.7
    Jan13

    Serena’s tough draw in quest for Aussie Open No.7

    Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final. The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand Slam crown at the tournament starting in Melbourne on Monday, faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda...

    Tennis: Monica Niculescu, in the singles’ finals at Hobart (WTA); Raluca Olaru, in the doubles’ finals
    Jan13

    Tennis: Monica Niculescu, in the singles’ finals at Hobart (WTA); Raluca Olaru, in the doubles’ finals

    Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu will play in the singles’ finals of the Hobart WTA Tournament (Australia), featuring prizes worth 226,750 USD, after Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko stepped down before Friday’s semifinals, while Raluca Olaru qualified for the doubles’ finals. …read more Source:...

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

    The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

    The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

    Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws
    Jan13

    Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws

    The British world number one has lost five Melbourne finals, four of those to defending champion Novak Djokovic. World number one Andy Murray could face challenges from Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka if he is to reach a sixth Australian Open final following Friday’s draw.The Scot, coming off a magnificent 2016 with a second Wimbledon...

    FakePrez.Con
    Jan13

    FakePrez.Con

    “I first came to Chicago when I was in my early 20s, still trying to figure out who I was,” President Obama told the nation on Tuesday. After eight years of his presidency, many others are still trying to figure out who, exactly, this guy is. His farewell address offered few clues but his own books and those of his narrator confirm that the...

    Biden Praises Pence For Knowledge Of Russia; Gives Him Tips On Ukraine
    Jan13

    Biden Praises Pence For Knowledge Of Russia; Gives Him Tips On Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden praised the man who will replace him, saying Vice President-elect Mike Pence knows more about Russia than his running mate Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Australian Open’s mouthwatering draw could see Murray and Federer clash as early as quarters
    Jan13

    Australian Open’s mouthwatering draw could see Murray and Federer clash as early as quarters

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic will launch his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title with a mouth-watering first round match against Fernando Verdasco. Spaniard Verdasco knocked out compatriot and 14-times grand slam champion Rafa Nadal in the opening round last year at Melbourne Park and had five match points against Djokovic in...

    Chinese Media Has Told Rex Tillerson to ‘Prepare For a Military Clash’
    Jan13

    Chinese Media Has Told Rex Tillerson to ‘Prepare For a Military Clash’

    China’s state media has responded forcefully to suggestions by U.S. Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson that China should be barred from the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, warning that any such attempt would force a “devastating confrontation” and both sides should “prepare for a military clash.” On Wednesday,...

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador
    Jan13

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador

    MOSCOW — “Tim who?” That was the reaction of the majority of Russians asked about the four-year tenure of Tim Barrow — the career diplomat named this month as the United Kingdom’s new ambassador to the EU — as head of the British embassy in Moscow. Appointed as Britain’s ambassador to...