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the first game she not rusty. being the first game she broke american shall be roger is and never released her control. an empty stadium removes supports but also pressure. could she become the first australian to win a home time since 1978? l australian to win a home time since 1978? ., ., ., ., ., 1978? i have learned a lot about m self 1978? i have learned a lot about myself and _ 1978? i have learned a lot about myself and in — 1978? i have learned a lot about myself and in the _ 1978? i have learned a lot about myself and in the past - 1978? i have learned a lot about myself and in the past 12 - 1978? i have learned a lot about| myself and in the past 12 months 1978? i have learned a lot about l myself and in the past 12 months i think the world as in a different place to what it has ever been before. i am extremely grateful that i have got another opportunity to do something about i love and i'm one of the most beautiful courts in the world. , ., ., ., , of the most beautiful courts in the world. , ., ., , world. this tournament has been unusual but _ world. this tournament has been unusual but until _ world. this tournament has been unusual but until now _ world. this tournament has been unusual but until now fairly - unusual but until now fairly unsurprising in terms except for jessica. she beat victoria azarenka in the last round and the world number 61. she won the first and 15 i was the second but she prevailed in the third. her parents owned the nfl team the buffalo bills who to be dead let's go after this. for now she is doing the going. fabio
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fognini began exactly where he wanted to finish against my phone and dial with staying ahead of the former champion is tough. his body has worn 51 this psalm. he has been struggling with a sore back. not that you could tell. at one point in the second fognini broke ceremony for ralph and i doubt to due dates on the next point. he had a blazing row with an appointment and a second round. he found the offer is little chance to answer back. now 3a, but nadal�*s biggest bottle with be with his body. if nadal's biggest bottle with be with his bod . , ., , nadal's biggest bottle with be with hisbod. w. his body. if there is a big chance to increase _ his body. if there is a big chance to increase something _ his body. if there is a big chance to increase something very - his body. if there is a big chance - to increase something very important probably i will not play because for me happiness is much more important than giving me a chance to win. at than giving me a chance to win. at some point he will hand over to the new generation. perhaps among them danielle medvedev will beat mcdonald
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to reach the final. he is now 180 matches nrl and goes down as a positive. so the quarterfinals will begin overnight in melbourne — and in the women's draw — the big match up comes between serena williams and simona halep — and our tennis correspondent russell fuller will be part of the coverage on 5live sports extra it isa it is a brutal half of the draw to the end. with serena williams who meet for the first time since the wimbledon final of 2019 where simona halep by her own admission played a match of her life to win that final very easily. she is playing well. her back problems seem to be behind her. serena williams is moving fantastically well. it's four years since she last won a grand slam title in melbourne in 2017. having a baby as well, i think she looks
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pretty much in the best shape i have seen her in since she was winning grand slams regularly.— seen her in since she was winning grand slams regularly. there is also re aood grand slams regularly. there is also pretty good headline _ grand slams regularly. there is also pretty good headline tie _ grand slams regularly. there is also pretty good headline tie in - grand slams regularly. there is also pretty good headline tie in men's i pretty good headline tie in men's quarterfinals as well taking on novak djokovic and everybody is wondering how he is doing injury wise. does he play? that is the big question. we think novak djokovic that's his problem even though he has not been specific. he was better against me that's managed in the fourth round that he first suffered the injury and the third round but he said he would not be playing if this is not a grand time and i think is a genuine question about whether he can play at the level that he needs to. he has one more matches but he has beaten him a couple of times and important matches on the tour and he explained very well and serving very well and completely under the radar so i think that's the way states.—
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under the radar so i think that's the way states. before we let you i o, the way states. before we let you no, he is the way states. before we let you go. he is onto _ the way states. before we let you go, he is onto that _ the way states. before we let you go, he is onto that finals? - the way states. before we let you go, he is onto that finals? that'sl go, he is onto that finals? that's under way _ go, he is onto that finals? that's under way now — go, he is onto that finals? that's under way now in _ go, he is onto that finals? that's under way now in reaching - go, he is onto that finals? that's under way now in reaching the i under way now in reaching the halfway stage and have alfie hewitt to have a repeat of the french open final against gerard. he won that match in paris in october and it was quite an eventful match. broken chairs, injury time—outs, all sorts of things but he managed to win that match. it will be on wednesday. on tuesday with gordon reid they'll be trying to win a tenth double title at ransom levels. that will be equalling the british record and also playing doubles finals over the course of the next in the event and lucy in the women's doubles. thank ou as lucy in the women's doubles. thank you as always- _ lucy in the women's doubles. thank you as always. coverage _ lucy in the women's doubles. thank you as always. coverage will- you as always. coverage will continue on five life support. let's take a quick look at some of the other sport... snooker�*s welsh open is under
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way at celtic manor. defending champion shaun murphy cruised through, and there was a comfortable first round win too forjudd trump, who beat china's zhaojianbo four frames to 2. fernando alonso has left hospital in switzerland four days after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle... the formula one driver underwent surgery on a fractured jaw... he's due to make his fi comeback this season with the alpine team after two years away from the sport... and mikaela shiffrin became the most decorated american skier in world championships history by winning gold in the alpine combined. the double olympic champion's ninth world medal moves her past lindsey vonn's total of eight.
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two games in the premiert league this evening. west ham against sheffield united is under way. the hammers could go above liverpool with a win. fourth bottom newcastle go to chelsea who can go fourth top later... the weekend saw more racist abuse of players online. anthony martial was one target after manchester united's 1—1 draw at west bromwich albion yesterday. the frenchman was also targeted last month along with teamates marcus rashford and axel tuanzebe. police have been alerted to the recent posts and united say their position is unchanged, urging social media platforms and regulatory authorities to do more. swansea midfielder yan dhanda also suffered on—line abuse last month and he has criticised the social media companies for failing to clamp down. you see these social media companies actually advertising no to
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racism, kick it out. but actually, when push comes to shove, and it's actually the reality and people are sending racist messages, they're actually doing next to nothing. and i believe that the fans... ..the guy that racially abused me for a couple of days of sending messages, but they've not actually took his account off him or gone any further than that. so, for me, i think they'rejust adding fire to the hay and proving to the racist people that they can actually get away with it. simone biles says if she was a mother she would not allow her daughter to be part of usa gymnastics following the larry nassar sex abuse scandal. usa gymnastics' ex—doctor nassar was jailed for up to 300 years in 2018 for abusing more than 250 athletes, including biles. biles has previously called for an independent investigation. she's been speaking
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to cbs in america... a lot of people see he has been sent to him some think this is over. it to him some think this is over. it is far from over. there is still a lot of— is far from over. there is still a lot of questions that still need to be answered.— lot of questions that still need to be answered. ~ . , ., , ., i. be answered. what questions do you want answered? _ be answered. what questions do you want answered? just _ be answered. what questions do you want answered? just who _ be answered. what questions do you want answered? just who he - be answered. what questions do you want answered? just who he knew i be answered. what questions do you i want answered? just who he knew what to be answered- — want answered? just who he knew what to be answered. what _ want answered? just who he knew what to be answered. what questions - want answered? just who he knew what to be answered. what questions do - to be answered. what questions do you want— to be answered. what questions do you want answered? just who he knew what to _ you want answered? just who he knew what to weigh in and were under age. you guys _ what to weigh in and were under age. you guys don't think that's a bigger problem? _ you guys don't think that's a bigger problem? if that were me and i would want it_ problem? if that were me and i would want it resolved immediately. she believes want it resolved immediately. sue: believes there has want it resolved immediately. su2 believes there has been little accountability at usa gymnastics and berates eight committee and she wants an independent investigation into what happened. you have said that they failed so many young women. do you feel like they failed you as well?— you as well? 100%. we bring that metal was you as well? 10096. we bring that metal was and _ you as well? 10096. we bring that metal was and do _ you as well? 10096. we bring that metal was and do our— you as well? 10096. we bring that metal was and do our part - you as well? 10096. we bring that metal was and do our part and . you as well? 10096. we bring that l metal was and do our part and you can do your part in return? it is sickening. can do your part in return? it is sickening-— sickening. the way that usa gymnastics _ sickening. the way that usa gymnastics is _ sickening. the way that usa gymnastics is right - sickening. the way that usa gymnastics is right now, - sickening. the way that usa gymnastics is right now, if l sickening. the way that usa i gymnastics is right now, if you sickening. the way that usa - gymnastics is right now, if you had a daughter in a couple of years would you want that to be a part of that system?—
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that system? no, because i don't feel comfortable _ that system? no, because i don't feel comfortable enough - that system? no, because i don't feel comfortable enough because | that system? no, because i don't - feel comfortable enough because they have not taken accountability for their actions and what they have done. i may have met and showed us that it's never going to happen again. in that it's never going to happen aaain. . that it's never going to happen a.ain_ ., , ., ., that it's never going to happen aaain. ., , ., ., ~:: , again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then our again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then your president _ again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then your president and _ again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then your president and ceo - again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then your president and ceo of- again. in a statement to 60 minutes, then your president and ceo of usa | then your president and ceo of usa gymnastics said: as we continue our coverage of lgbt+ history month, today we're finding out about attitudes within parasport and how they have changed. our reporter kate grey has been talking to "out" british athletes, including sir lee pearson who told her about the reactions he got when he came out. my mother cried for days and i was really shocked. she my mother cried for days and i was really shocked.— really shocked. she said i'm not c in: really shocked. she said i'm not crying because _ really shocked. she said i'm not crying because i'm _ really shocked. she said i'm not crying because i'm angry - really shocked. she said i'm not crying because i'm angry or - really shocked. she said i'm not i crying because i'm angry or upset. i'm crying because you've already got visibility and had to put up with so much and it's one more thing
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and that's what really upset my mother. he and that's what really upset my mother. , ., ., �* ., �* , and that's what really upset my mother. , ., ., �* ., �*, mother. he is one of britain's most successful paradigm _ mother. he is one of britain's most successful paradigm begins. - mother. he is one of britain's most successful paradigm begins. he - mother. he is one of britain's most| successful paradigm begins. he was also the first openly gay athletes on the british paralympic team. it’s on the british paralympic team. it's all about on the british paralympic team. it�*s all about acceptance of yourself and i held my head up high with my disability and that helped with my sexuality. you're the one that becomes the educator in certain situations. i think if it does not really help society. his situations. i think if it does not really help society.— situations. i think if it does not really help society. his open and honest approach _ really help society. his open and honest approach to _ really help society. his open and honest approach to life - really help society. his open and honest approach to life as - really help society. his open and honest approach to life as well l really help society. his open and| honest approach to life as well as his sporting success are admired amongst his team—mates and i became clear at the 2016 paralympic games. the only thing that makes me emotional is being notated as the fat bearer. it was the message we sent to other countries where sexuality is still depressed and not accepted and sometimes you can be
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put to death in certain countries still. it's 364 put to death in certain countries still. it's 3611 athletes at the rio games and i'm proud of the majority and it was not about me. {line games and i'm proud of the ma'ority and it was not about moi and it was not about me. one of those votes _ and it was not about me. one of those votes came _ and it was not about me. one of those votes came from - and it was not about me. one of those votes came from reddish l and it was not about me. one of- those votes came from reddish power can do is to only became aware of her sexuality when she started competing in paris sports and met her future wife at the age of 30. i genuinely did not have any idea that i was gay until i metjim so i think the disability thing is a side issue but equally it is impacting everything in my life at that point and maybe that meant i was in a position to say let's accept who we are. �* . . position to say let's accept who we are, �* ., ., , position to say let's accept who we are. ~ ., ., , ., ., are. and that a site that attitude of a risin: are. and that a site that attitude of a rising star _ are. and that a site that attitude of a rising star of _ are. and that a site that attitude of a rising star of pyrah - are. and that a site that attitude of a rising star of pyrah a - are. and that a site that attitude i of a rising star of pyrah a question on social media influence.
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i wanted to not worry about that part of me anymore and be free to be who i want to be and not have to hide it. ,, ., ., , ., hide it. she and a younger generation _ hide it. she and a younger generation of— hide it. she and a younger generation of athletes - hide it. she and a younger generation of athletes are j hide it. she and a younger- generation of athletes are following in the footsteps and the likes of me and emma, showing the power of acceptance in their sport regardless of disability or sexuality. have a look at this technique on display. an acrobatic throw—in technique was on display in iran's persian gulf pro league on sunday. this is not the first time paykan's nader mohammadi has �*somersaulted' a football onto a pitch. the 23—year—old defender achieved enormous distance against persepolis — but his team lost 1—0. amazing the distance that he gets on that. that is it from us here on
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sports day. remember you can stay across all the latest sport news on the football on tonight. just use the football on tonight. just use the bbc sport website for all of that. we will see you again soon. bye. the cold weather we experienced is across eastern europe. for us we are back to the atlantic wind dominating. much milder conditions. they will be rain every so often and windy conditions. with high temperatures it means the snow melts and rising river levels. tonight we will see rain across many parts. it may stay dry in the northeast of scotland. heavy rain at times and gusty winds coming in from the south to southwest. a mild start to
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tomorrow. a windy day and rain east anglia and southeast bay for brighter or later. in the last the sunshine and showers. it was largely dry. on the heavy side a windy day. when the across western scotland with gusts in excess of 60 mph and temperatures down a degree or so but still pretty mild for the stage in february.
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hello, i'm ros atkins. this is outside source. myanmar�*s military announces harsh new penalties for anti—coup protesters as they rally for a tenth day. two protesters were reportedly injured as soldiers fired rubber bullets at one protest in mandalay we at one protest in mandalay are now getting reports internet we are now getting reports of the internet has been blocked for a second consecutive night. england's new quarantine laws have come into force, meaning travellers arriving from 33 high—risk countries must spend ten days in a government—approved hotel. not particularly looking forward to the next 11 days, but i'm just hoping it goes by quickly. good news from israel's immunisation programme, it's reported a 94% drop in symptomatic coronavirus cases among people who've been fully vaccinated.
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