Daily Digest: Roger Federer shocked in US Open fourth round

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The Sport360 team are here bringing you our top stories on Tuesday.

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Australia's John Millman (R) shakes hands with Switzerland's Roger Federer after defeating him during their 2018 US Open Men's Singles tennis match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 3, 2018. - Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open fourth round, beaten in four sets by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman. (Photo by EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

John Millman and Roger Federer embrace at the net late into Tuesday morning.

Unheralded Australian John Millman pulled off one of the all-time great tennis shocks by defeating Roger Federer to reach the US Open quarter-finals.

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FOOTBALL

Outcast at Anfield: Lazar Markovic.

Outcast at Anfield: Lazar Markovic.

Liverpool misfit Lazar Markovic has rejected suggestions his last-minute deadline day move to Anderlecht fell through because of money.

Read more, here.

CRICKET

India have struggled at key junctures in Tests.

Our cricket writer Ajit Vijaykumar analyses India’s miserable record chasing in the fourth innings of a Test match.

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Stuart Appleby pays tribute to the retiring Alastair Cook as the England opener gears up for his final Test at the Oval this week.

Read his comment piece, here.

Bowing out at the top: Alastair Cook.

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Daily Digest: The stats behind Luke Shaw's re-emergence at Man United

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The Sport360 team is in place bringing you a wrap of all of our top stories on Monday.

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Our writer Matt Jones takes a precision look at Luke Shaw’s form for Manchester United so far this season and weighs up the key stats surrounding his upturn in fortunes.

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FOOTBALL

Barcelona turned on the style with an eight-goal show against outclassed Huesca to maintain their 100 per cent record in La Liga on Sunday night.

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez both scored twice but there were plenty more bright, individual performances in a highly entertaining contest.

Read Andy West’s player ratings from the contest at Camp Nou.

Barcelona won handsomely despite conceding an early goal.

Barcelona won handsomely despite conceding an early goal.

CRICKET

In a Test match for the ages, hosts England clinched victory in the series after completing a 60-run win over India in the fourth match at Southampton.

Read Ashish Peter’s takeaways here and head over to our cricket section for more content.

Moeen Ali's nine-wicket haul spun England to a win.

Moeen Ali’s nine-wicket haul spun England to a win.

TENNIS

Rafael Nadal has faced off with Dominic Thiem on 10 previous occasions but on Tuesday, the pair will meet on hard courts for the first time, with a place in the US Open semi-finals on the line.

Read more on the Spaniard’s form at Flushing Meadows so far.

At his best: Rafa Nadal.

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Aditya Devavrat ran the rule over Jose Mourinho‘s performance on the touchline during Man United‘s success at Burnley.

Read his analysis, here.

A crucial win for Jose Mourinho and United.

A crucial win for Jose Mourinho and United.

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Daily Digest: Real Madrid cruise to victory, US Open masterclass from Federer

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The Sport360 team is here bringing you our top stories on Sunday.

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Sergio Ramos.

Captain Marvel: Sergio Ramos.

Karim Benzema brace led Real Madrid to a comfortable 4-1 La Liga victory at home to Leganes on Saturday night.

Gareth Bale opened the scoring from Dani Carvajal’s knock down in the 17th minute but the away side drew level from the spot seven minutes later following a foul from Casemiro.

Benzema then scored twice in 13 minutes during the second period to put the hosts in charge before Sergio Ramos added a fourth in the 66th minute after Marco Asensio was felled.

Here, Brendon Netto has what we learned from the convincing win at the Santiago Bernabeu.

You can also read his full player ratings, here.

FOOTBALL

Saint to sinner: Kylian Mbappe.

Saint to sinner: Kylian Mbappe.

Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal before being sent off as Paris Saint-Germain edged to a 4-2 win at Nimes on Saturday.

Read more, here.

CRICKET

Buttler was dismissed after a 69-run knock.

Jos Buttler scored a crucial half-century on day three.

We are all set for a pulsating day four at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

England ended day three on 260-8 and hold a second innings lead of 233. India will be hoping for quick wickets and then are tasked with chasing the hosts’ total.

Head over to our cricket section for live coverage today.

TENNIS

Sublime: Roger Federer.

Sublime: Roger Federer.

Overnight, Roger Federer stole the show to put Nick Kyrgios in his place at the US Open.

The pair met in the third round in the most highly-anticipated men’s match of the tournament so far, but it proved to be style over substance as Federer raced to a 6-4 6-1 7-5 victory inside two hours.

Read more tennis coverage, here.

FEATURE OF THE DAY

Jordi Alba was omitted from Luis Enrique’s first Spain squad.

Following his international snub by new Spain boss Luis Enrique, Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba has a point to prove argues our Spanish football writer Andy West.

Read more, here.

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WHAT’S ON

International Cricket: England v India, day four, fourth Test from 2pm

Premier League: Cardiff v Arsenal (4.30pm); Watford v Tottenham (7pm); Burnley v Manchester United (7pm)

La Liga: Barcelona v Huesca (8.30pm)

Formula One: Italian Grand Prix (5.10pm)

Magic: Leo Messi.

Magician: Lionel Messi will be in action at the Camp Nou later.

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