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What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.

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Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot and her Chicago Sky teammates would prefer to take the lead early on. Instead, they have been rallying from big deficits in the WNBA playoffs.

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France coach Clement picks Benneteau vs. Czechs

Richard Gasquet, of France, bows his head in a break between games against Gael Monfils, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

PARIS (AP) — France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month.

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US Open darling CiCi Bellis wins junior opener

CiCi Bellis, of the United States, returns a shot against Renata Zarazua, of Mexico, during the first round of juniors play at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — The darling of the U.S. Open, 15-year-old CiCi Bellis, opened her pursuit of the junior girls’ crown with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Mexico’s Renata Zarazua.

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Boston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist

Massachusetts defensive back Jackson Porter (28) tackles Boston College running back Myles Willis (23) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Boston College won 30-7. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College doesn’t have a player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams.

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