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Thailand’s Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff

Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.

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Belarus defeats Japan 3-2 to advance at Fed Cup

TOKYO (AP) — Victoria Azarenka and Olga Govortsova won their doubles match on Sunday as Belarus defeated Japan 3-2 in the Fed Cup World Group II playoff.

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Tuktamysheva wins free skate, US claims World Team Trophy

Members of the U.S. team, from left in front low, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, Alexa Scimeca, Madison Chock, from left in the background, Jason Brown, Max Aaron, Chris Knierm and Evan Bates pose for photographers as they celebrate their winning at the World Team Trophy of Figure Skating in Tokyo, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women’s free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy.

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Kiradech lets big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

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Sei Young Kim takes third-round lead in Hawaii

Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, chips onto the third green in the third round of the LPGA Lotte Championship golf tournament at Ko Olina Golf Club, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in wind gusting to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship.

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