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Although Kerber frustrated Williams' attempt to equal Graf's haul of 22 Grand Slam titles, regardless of the outcome of their results in Dubai, the American is set to match Graf's achievement of being ranked as the world number one continuously for three years, a career milestone that Williams will reach at the conclusion of the WTA week.
Jim Henderson, a modern-day legend of the sport, is going to attempt to equal Sydney's record on Sunday (10.
The 40 people raising funds for the Edith Jackson Trust, which supports the development of education in South Sudan, will climb the tower at Durham Cathedral 385 times on Thursday in an attempt to equal the height of Everest.
BORO will tonight attempt to equal a club record eight clean sheets in the league on home soil against Nottingham Forest.
Willie Mullins' 10-year-old stable star will attempt to equal Istabraq's record of four wins in the Leopardstown showpiece.
LUKE DONALD struck the first blow as Europe's attempt to equal the biggest ever last-day comeback in Ryder Cup history got off to a dramatic start yesterday - both on and off the course.
IN another big weekend of National Hunt racing, Big Buck's will attempt to equal Bula's record 13 consecutive wins over hurdles.
The youngsters scaled the steps an impressive 1,500 times in an attempt to equal the height of Mount Everest.
TEAM BRAGA LIVERPOOL 10 LIVERPOOL failed in their attempt to equal a club record 14-match unbeaten run in Europe with a 1-0 defeat against Braga in their last-16 first-leg Europa League tie in Portugal.
Millman and Coyne don't attempt to equal Roy Blount, Jr's About Three Brick Shy of a Load (1974), a sideline look at the 1973 Steelers, a team on the verge of moving into the NFL's elite.
PLATINUMLANCELOT is reported in "perfect shape" by Jason Foster for his attempt to equal the modern-day record of 11 consecutive hurdles wins - shared by Rossa Ranger and El Tenor - at Wimbledon tonight, writes Richard Birch.
Federer, beaten by Britain's Andy Murray in Abu Dhabi and Doha, will attempt to equal Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slam titles when the Australian Open starts on Monday.