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South Korea holds off Japan 4-2

CORRECTS DATE AND YEAR TO AUG. 20, 2014 - Seoul's Jae Yeong Hwang (18) is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Tokyo pitcher Suguru Kanamori in the sixth inning of a International semi-final baseball game against Tokyo at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jae Yeong Hwang came through when his team needed him on Wednesday.

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Wozniacki rallies for win at New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 Monday night in the first round at the Connecticut Open.

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Philadelphia, Las Vegas roll in LLWS

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis drives in a run with a single to right field off Pearland  pitcher Clayton Broeder during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis had a bloop RBI single in the first inning to became the sixth girl to get a hit in Little League World Series history, and her Philadelphia team rallied in the sixth inning to beat Pearland, Texas, 7-6 on Sunday night.

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Japan beats Mexico in Little League World Series

Japan’s Shozo Kamata hits an RBI-single during the fifth inning of an International double elimination baseball game against Mexico at the Little League World Series, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in South Williamsport, Pa. Japan won 9-5. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5 in the Little League World Series on Sunday.

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