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Fabio's conquest, Nadal's heartbreak, Foden's arrival and Archer's missed chances: Top 10 sports photos of the day: April 20 2019

Phil Foden
Of brilliant firsts | Manchester City's English midfielder Phil Foden is the man of the moment as he celebrates scoring the opening goal and his first premier league goal during the match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. (AFP) Photo: AFP
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Fabio Fogini
Fabulous Fogini | Italy's Fabio Fogini can't help but smile as he beat Spain's Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters in Monaco. (AFP) Photo: AFP
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Rafael Nadal
Another bites the dust | After Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal too had to give up his dreams of claiming another Monte-Carlo title after being decisively beaten by Italy's Fabio Fogini. (Reuters) Photo: Reuters
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Joffra Archer
Butter fingers | It wasn't a great day in the office for Rajasthan Royal's bowler Joffra Archer as he dropped three catches in its match against Mumbai Indians. Hardik Pandya got two lifelines while Quinton de Kock got one, proving costly as he cemented the innings for Mumbai. Archer will be relieved that Rajasthan managed a win tonight. (IPLT20) Photo: IPL T20
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Robinson Chirinos
Faster than light | In case the Avengers were recruiting, we have a speed option on offer. Robinson Chirinos of the Houston Astros scores a run in a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Texas. (Getty Images) Photo: Getty Images
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Soccer in Paris
Sporting goals | The Eiffel Tower is a sight to behold and makes for a beautiful backdrop as youngsters play football in the foreground. After the Notre Dame incident, it is the little things that keep the city going. (AP) Photo: AP
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Vaulting world cup
Trial run | Participants in the FEI Vaulting World Cup will want to reflect on their strategy as the competition kicks off in eastern France this weekend. (AFP) Photo: AFP
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Sri Lankan New Year
Road rash | Bullock cart riders make for unusual companions on the road in Sri Lanka. Here, they are participating in a traditional bull cart race for Sri Lanka's national new year celebrations in Colombo. This festival goes beyond sectarian lines, celebrated with fervour by the Tamils and Sinhalese alike. (AFP) Photo: AFP
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Vichai Srivaddanaprabha
Lest we forget | A memorial remembered the lives of the Leicester City officials who lost their lives in a chopper crash last year ahead of the West Ham United v Leicester City game. This included the club's late owner Vichai Srivaddanaprabha. (Reuters) Photo: Reuters
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Skydiving
Gone with the wind | Is it really as much fun to skydive indoors? Skydivers compete inside a wind tunnel during the world championships in France. The contest sees more than 300 competitors. We wish the backgrounds were different to at least provide an ambience. (AFP) Photo: AFP
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