Sloane Stephens, who was ranked 83rd until Monday, thrashed 15th seed Madison Keys 6-3 6-0 to win her first ever Grand Slam title, the USA Open yesterday.BBC



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McGregor says referee stopped fight early

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McGregor rues early stoppage: BBC Conor McGregor said referee Robert Byrd was wrong to stop his super-fight with Floyd Mayweather in the 10th round.

Neymar 'promises' PSG trophies

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Naymar promises trophies for PSGNeymar promised to win "lots of trophies" after receiving a warm welcome as he was introduced to Paris St-Germain supporters on Saturday.

USGA under scrutiny

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Sergio Garcia: File picThe United States Golf Association (USGA) is a governing body under intense scrutiny as it prepares to stage next week's US Open at Erin Hills.

Pogba hit out at critics

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Manchester's Paul PogbaManchester United's Paul Pogba has hit out at critics comparing him with Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante.

Serena Williams labeled the greatest

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Serena Williams picked the greatestSerena Williams has been picked as the greatest female tennis player of the Open era by BBC Sport users.

Tiger full of hope

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Tiger Woods: File picTiger Woods says he is setting up for "phase two" of his life as he returns to the PGA Tour for the first time in 15 months at the Hero World Challenge.

Aussie win a success: Ireland

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Australia win a success: BBCIreland second row Devin Toner says his side need to beat Australia in Dublin on Saturday in order to consider their four-game autumn Test series a success.

Platini may get UEFA payout

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Michel PlatiniMichel Platini could receive a pay-off from UEFA despite being banned from the game over a payment from ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter in 2011.

Splash landing for Phelps

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USA decorated Michael PhelpsAfter touching down in Rio de Janeiro just after midnight, Michael Phelps took his first leisurely laps in the main competition pool at the Olympic Aquatics Centre.

Serena aims 22nd title

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Serena Williams aiming record 22nd titleDefending women's champion Serena Williams is aiming to capture a record-tying 22nd major after being denied in the finals of the Australian Open and French Open by Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza, respectively.

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