sweep aside

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California [U.S.A], March 15 ( ANI ): Top-seed Simon Halep overcome windy conditions to sweep aside Petra Martic of Croatia in three-set thriller and book her place in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters here on Thursday.
BOXING: Eight-time world champion Roy Jones Junior has vowed to sweep aside Felix Trinidad and then step up his bid to fight Joe Calzaghe in Wales.
Milly Durrant opened her goals account for the club to help Birmingham City sweep aside Solihull in the Birmingham Women's County Cup yesterday.
Leamington had probably the biggest crowd of the day in the Vase - 452 - to see them sweep aside Highfield after Martin Thompson had put them ahead in just 21 seconds when he chased down Andy Gowan in the visitors' goal.
PONTRHYDYFEN are on top of the First Division of the Neath and District Bowls League - and their hopes of collecting more silverware are bright as they sweep aside the opposition in convincing style.
COCKY Valencia boss Rafael Benitez last night insisted his team would sweep aside Celtic - despite their massive injury problems.
SCOTLAND breakaway Martin Leslie made a double-scoring comeback to help Edinburgh sweep aside the challenge of Bedford Blues 55-24 in yesterday's pre-season challenge match at Murrayfield.
Kirk Master's double helped Oadby Town sweep aside Chasetown 3-1 at the Scholars where Chasetown's Simon Rutter and Oadby's Daniel Spencer were sent off early in the second period.
As massive planets in such orbits careen close to their parent stars and swoop back out again, they may sweep aside smaller orbs that circle the same star, including any with Earthlike temperatures.