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NEW YORK - Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.

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LONDON - Jonjo Shelvey had a day to remember on Sunday when, after helping Swansea City upset Manchester United 2-1 in the Premier League, he was named in the England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Switzerland.

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Croatia forward Perisic swaps Wolfsburg for Inter

BERLIN - Inter Milan have boosted their frontline after signing Croatia forward Ivan Perisic from VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year deal, the German club said on Monday.

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Tough tests from the start for Federer, Murray

NEW YORK - Roger Federer and Andy Murray, two of the hottest players on the U.S. hardcourts during the run-up to the U.S. Open, face difficult tests right from the start at the season's final grand slam starting on Monday.

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Carter responds to the pressure, ready to shine at World Cup

WELLINGTON - It would have been inconceivable to many four years ago that twice World Player of the Year Dan Carter would have to prove himself ahead of a World Cup but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen insists rugby's leading points scorer has had to earn his place.

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Day wins FedExCup opener The Barclays by six shots

EDISON, New Jersey - Red-hot PGA Championship winner Jason Day of Australia romped to victory at The Barclays on Sunday, winning the opening event of the lucrative FedExCup Series by a whopping six strokes.

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