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Peng beats Safarova to make US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK (AP) — China’s Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.

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Sara Errani advances to US Open quarterfinals

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

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Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

United States's Kyrie Irving, right, goes for the basket in front Turkey's Baris Hersek, left, during the Group C Basketball World Cup match, in Bilbao northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from  last Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

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Williams sisters move to US Open doubles quarters

Serena, left, and Venus Williams slap hands between points against Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus and Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open doubles Sunday, beating the 12th-seeded Spanish team of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-1, 6-0.

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Otto wins Italian Open; Gallacher comes up short

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Hennie Otto of South Africa held on to claim a second Italian Open victory by two shots on Sunday, while Stephen Gallacher came up just short of an automatic Ryder Cup spot after finishing third.

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