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Qualifier Cuevas upsets Seppi in Umag 2nd round

UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Uruguay qualifier Pablo Cuevas upset sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-1 to make the Croatia Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Top seed Cirstea falls, Svitolina advances in Baku

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Top-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania took a 6-1, 6-1, 50-minute beating from Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland in the Baku Cup second round on Thursday.

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Hermes names new womenswear designer

This undated photo provided by Hermes shows France's Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski, who was named has named French luxury powerhouse Hermes' new womenswear designer, to replace outgoing Christophe Lemaire. She was previously women’s design director at Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen’s The Row, and has worked in important behind-the-scenes roles at Martin Margiela and Celine in Paris. (AP Photo/Inez et Vinoodh, Hermes)

PARIS (AP) — French luxury powerhouse Hermes has named Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski as its new womenswear designer.

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Hamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract

(front row left to right) Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne of France, Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, (back row left to right) Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan, Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez  of Mexico, Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden, attend a press conference at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes would like to extend his contract with the Formula One team beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal.

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Nibali wins 18th Tour de France stage

Stage winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy climbs towards Hautacam after breaking away from his rivals during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

ARGELES-GAZOST, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days.

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