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Wozniacki beats Radwanska at WTA Finals

Serena Williams of the US makes a backhand return to Canada's Eugenie Bouchard during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore,Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams rebounded from the worst beating of her professional career to rout Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Thursday, yet her title defense remain in the balance.

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Sporting director to leave McLaren F1 team

LONDON (AP) — Sporting director Sam Michael is to leave the McLaren F1 team at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.

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Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Russia's Maria Sharapova in their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore,Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month’s New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

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Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

In this April 16, 2013 file photo, Russia's team captain Shamil Tarpischev speaks during a news conference prior to the Fed Cup match between Russia and Slovakia in Moscow, Russia. Russian Tennis Federation President Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. The WTA Tour said Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that the $25,000 fine is the maximum allowed under tour rules and that it is seeking Tarpischev's removal as chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament for one year. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers” were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

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Pacquiao makes professional basketball debut

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.

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