BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.
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TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima Carp pitcher Kenta Maeda will take the mound for Japan against a team of all-stars from Major League Baseball in a six-game series in November.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Second-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy advanced to the Istanbul Cup quarterfinals when Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru retired with a right shoulder injury while trailing 6-3, 4-1 on Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Hector Mendoza has signed with the Yomiuri Giants, becoming the third Cuban to join Japan’s Central League team this season.