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Djokovic storms past Young; Warriors down Cavs 118-108

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the Grand Slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young to reach the second round of the Australian Open.

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the Grand Slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young to reach the second round of the Australian Open.   | Photo Credit: REUTERS

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Not in the mood to go through the sports news in detail, but can’t quite get yourself to do away with it either? Here’s what we have to offer: read on to get a summary of all the main sports events.

Basketball

Durant’s 32 sends Warriors past Cavs

The MVP of last season’s NBA Finals that was played between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers turned out to be the hero once again as Kevin Durant scored 32 points for the Warriors in their 118-108 regular season victory over the Cavaliers.

Cricket

India through to U-19 WC quarters

With a comprehensive victory over Papua New Guinea, India made it to the last eight stage of the under-19 ODI World Cup in New Zealand.

PNG were dismissed for a paltry 64, with Anukul Roy picking up five wickets. India reached the target in eight overs without losing a single wicket as skipper Prithvi Shaw slammed 57 from just 39 balls.

Football

United beat Stoke 3-0

Goals from Antonio Valencia, Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku gave Manchester United a 3-0 victory over relegation-threatened Stoke City – a win that helps them capitalise on Manchester City’s first loss this season and move within 12 points of the leaders at the top of the Premier League table.

Tennis

Djokovic through to round two

Novak Djokovic made a successful return from injury on his favourite stage as the six-time Australian Open winner breezed past Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.

Stan Wawrinka, Angelique Kerber and Maria Sharapova were some of the other big names to make their progress to the second round of the year’s first Grand Slam event.

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