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Maria Sharapova Loses to Garbine Muguruza in French Open

She escaped a clash with old rival Serena Williams but Maria Sharapova came up against a brick wall in the shape of Garbine Muguruza in the quarterfinals of the French Open. Two-time champion Sharapova was gifted a walkover when Williams pulled out injured ahead of their last-16 tie, but the Russian's Paris progress came to a crashing halt with a 6-2 6-1 defeat by Spain's 2016 winner Muguruza.

Barcelona Extend Umtiti's Contract Until 2023

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has ended speculation over his long-term future by committing to a new five-year contract with the Spanish champions. The Catalan giants confirmed the news on Sunday afternoon, with Umtiti ready to seal the deal in a public display on Monday morning. He will then undertake a press conference and explain the reasons behind his decision.

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