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Survival skill: Gauff subdues Sabalenka, will play Halep in Toronto

By Richard Pagliaro | Thursday, August 11, 2022 Coco Gauff outlasted Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(4) in a tense three-hour, 11-minute drama to reach the quarter-finals in Toronto, where she will face on former world number 1 Simona Halep. Photo credit: Vaughn Ridley/Getty In the face of a strong hitter and tiny margins, Coco Gauff …

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True Grit: Serena Williams gets first win of the year in Toronto

Queen of Karaoke Serena Williams he wasn’t in the mood for a Toronto swan song today. Williams cleared her throat and connected with the muse to claim her first win of 2021 in thrilling style. Showing steely will and strong wheels in the crunch, Williams withstood a stiff challenge from a lucky Spanish loser Nuria …

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Prokop reflects on the year since he came out as gay

Since making the announcement on social media on July 19, 2021, Prokop has been traded from one Western Hockey team to another, won that league’s championship, played in the Canadian Hockey League’s Memorial Cup tournament, skated in the color rainbow, has received two humanitarian awards and has become an inspiration and role model within the …

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