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PARIS (AP) — The rain stopped, tennis resumed and Ash Barty won her first Grand Slam titleSaturday by beating unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the French Open final. The eighth-seeded Barty becomes the first Australian — man or woman — to win Roland Garros since Margaret Court in 1973. Earlier, Dominic Thiem ended Novak Djokovic's 26-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory to reach the French Open final. Thiem will face 11-time champion Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s final.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With the Golden State Warriors’ backs against the wall, down 3-1 in the NBA finals, Game 5 in Toronto Monday may all boil down to whether Kevin Durant plays or sits. The Warriors reign as NBA champs will also be on the line. They’ll have to win three straight to repeat. Durant limped off the floor at Oracle Arena a month ago — Game 5 of the second round — with what the team called a mild calf strain. He hasn’t played since.
UNDATED (AP) _ A pair of twin bills dot the mostly afternoon schedule in major league Baseball. The lone interleague game pits Arizona against Toronto. Tampa Bay has a twin bill at Boston starting at 1:05 p.m. The Athletics and Rangers also play two. In the rest of the AL it’s the White Sox at Kansas City, Baltimore at Houston the Yankees at Cleveland, Minnesota at Detroit and Seattle at the L-A Angel. In the NL it’s Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh at Milwaukee , Atlanta at Miami, the Dodgers at San Francisco, St. Louis at thei Cubs Colorado at the N-Y Mets and Washington at San Diego 10:10 p.m.
UNDATED (AP) _ It’s a tale of two pitchers for a pair of National league teams. Dallas Keuchel says he doesn't expect to need much time tuning up in the minors before he joins his new team, the Atlanta Braves. The club confirmed Friday night that the 2015 American League Cy Young Award winner had agreed to a one-year contract. All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel is expected to report to the Cubs' training facility in Mesa, Arizona, after signing a three-year contract with Chicago on Friday that guarantees him $43 million. Kimbrel was optioned to Triple-A, and the Cubs want him working back carefully.
BALTIMORE (AP) — NBA and MLB executives staunchly believe their leagues deserve a cut of sports betting revenue. But their problem has been convincing anyone else in the sports betting world. Now, giving casinos a taste of official data this season has given the leagues new confidence as they attempt to negotiate agreements with sportsbooks operators. They are telling operators to pay up front or give them a cut of what's bet on their games, or lose data feeds used to set and settle in-game wagers.
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