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Top seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku

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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Carreno Busta, Coric reach 2nd round in Umag

UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match points to defeat Italy’s Paolo Lorenzi 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the second round of the Croatia Open on Monday.

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Troicki wins match at Swiss Open after 1-year ban

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Viktor Troicki returned from a one-year ban for a doping rules violation with victory in the Swiss Open first round on Monday.

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McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf’s oldest major championship.

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