• Johanna Konta, of Britain, returns to Venus Williams, of the United States, during the final in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Johanna Konta tops Venus Williams for first singles crown

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — As Johanna Konta pounded the ball from every spot on the court Sunday and rarely missed, there were moments Venus Williams could do little more than applaud her opponent’s stellar day as winners whipped down the line and drop shots fell perfectly.

  • This file photo photo made available on July 17, 2016 by Kapitalis shows Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.  (Kapitalis via AP, FIle)

    Dancing, drugs, extremism _ multiple lives of Nice

    PARIS (AP) — A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.

  • Laura Gonzalez Escallon wins rain-shortened Symetra event

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Belgium’s Laura Gonzalez Escallon won the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title when rain washed out at the final round.

  • Quotebox: Reaction to Olympic ruling not to ban Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has opted against imposing a blanket ban on the Russian team for next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Germany's Laura Siegemund kisses her trophy after winning the Swedish Open final tennis match against Czech Republic's Katerina Siniakova,  in Bastad, Sweden, Sunday, July 24, 2016. (Adam Ihse /TT News Agency via AP)

    Siegemund clinches 1st WTA title with Swedish Open

    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Sixth-seeded Laura Siegemund clinched her first WTA title Sunday with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic in the Swedish Open final.

  • Serena Williams out of Rogers Cup with inflamed shoulder

    MONTREAL (AP) — Serena Williams has pulled out of the Rogers Cup because of shoulder inflammation.

  • Stacy Lewis, right, high-fives her caddie after winning over Japan's Mika Miyazato at the 16th hole Sunday, July 24, 2016, during the final round of the LPGA's UL International Crown golf tournament in Gurnee, Ill. (Morgan Timms/Daily Herald via AP)

    South Korea, Japan advance in UL International Crown

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Cristie Kerr brought the wine for the final team dinner of deep dish pizza. She sent text messages to her teammates to try to keep them loose.

    Updated: 5:28 pm

  • Holly Holm, left, fights Valentina Shevchenko during women's bantamweight mixed martial arts bout in Chicago, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Valentina Shevchenk stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko’s training camp didn’t deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women’s bantamweight division.

  • Venus Williams returns to Alison Riske during a semifinal in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Britain’s Konta rides big serve to reach first career final

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Venus Williams is having such a blast with her tennis again at age 36, she has many more tournament titles in mind before she’s done.

  • Eun Jeong Seong wins second straight US Girls’ Junior

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Eun Jeong Seong rallied to beat Andrea Lee 4 and 2 on Saturday in the U.S. Girls’ Junior to become the first player to successfully defend the title since Hollis Stacy in 1971.