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Hewitt to skip French Open to focus on Wimbledon, Davis Cup

SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt will not play this month’s French Open in what is likely to be his last year on tour.

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IOC president Bach discusses potential Australia bid

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia would have a good chance of success if it bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games in Queensland state, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

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