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Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles’ 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.

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Padres to place OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee.

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US sweeps 1,600 relays at junior worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.

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Trufant, Alford step into Atlanta leadership roles

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly.

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Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.

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