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    PARIS _ Roger Federer returned to a refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015 and won easily. He was greeted by a roaring and adoring public and put on a show for the thousands of spectators. His appearance was the highlight of Day 1 at the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament. Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber both lost. By Howard Fendrich. SENT: 935 words, photos.

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    _ TEN--FRENCH OPEN-CECCHINATO _ A year after semifinal run, Cecchinato loses in 1st round. By Andrew Dampf. SENT: 500 words, photo.

    _ TEN--FRENCH OPEN-NEW COURT _ Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild. By John Leicester. SENT: 600 words, photos.



    MONACO _ Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton dedicated the win to the memory of friend and mentor Niki Lauda, who died on Monday. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 765 words, photos.

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    _ CAR--F1-MONACO GP-FERRARI’S FORTUNES _ Leclerc correctly predicts crash; Vettel 2nd for Ferrari. By Jerome Pugmire. SENT: 610 words, photos.

    _ CAR--RACE DAY-THE LATEST _ The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day.

    CAR--INDY 500

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske a golden victory at the Indianapolis 500. He may have saved his job doing it. Pagenaud outdueled Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking, 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday that delivered an 18th victory in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" to the venerable team owner. By Jenna Fryer. SENT: 865 words, photos.


    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia _ Marko Anttila helped lead Finland to its third world hockey title, scoring the tying and go-ahead goals in a 3-1 victory over Canada on Sunday. SENT: 410 words, photos.


    MANCHESTER, England _ Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson’s side against a Bayern Munich team in the “Treble Reunion” match _ 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and old descended on Old Trafford on Sunday to see some of the club’s greatest players _ including David Beckham, who scored _ as Manchester United Legends beat Bayern Munich Legends 5-0. SENT: 350 words, photos.


    HARRISON, New Jersey _ The U.S. women’s soccer team beat Mexico 3-0 in its last match before heading to Europe to defend its World Cup title. Tobin Heath, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored in a largely unremarkable outing. By Ronald Blum. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.


    MILAN _ Inter Milan survived a dramatic end to its Serie A campaign on Sunday to secure a Champions League spot for next season, while Atalanta will make its debut in Europe's top club competition. SENT: 620 words, photos.


    MADRID _ Not many people questioned Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde a few weeks ago, but the pressure is back on after the team lost the Copa del Rey final to add to a poor ending to the team's season. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 690 words, photos.


    BARCELONA, Spain _ Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. SENT: 160 words, photo.


    LONDON _ Charlton overcame a bizarre own-goal after only five minutes to beat Sunderland 2-1 in the League One playoff final with Patrick Bauer's injury-time winner clinching promotion to England's second-tier Championship on Sunday. SENT: 170 words.


    BRISTOL, England _ Two Cricket World Cup warmup matches were washed out Sunday with just days to go before the tournament starts in host country England. SENT: 130 words, photos.


    COMO, Italy _ Astana rider Dario Cataldo won the 15th stage of the Giro d’Italia on a nightmare day for race favorite Primoz Roglic. SENT: 235 words, photos.


    LONDON _ Fiji successfully defended the London Sevens title at Twickenham on Sunday and took over as the sevens rugby world series leader with a round to go. SENT: 330 words.


    BOSTON _ The big and tough Bruins and Blues are facing off in a bruising Stanley Cup Final that is a throwback to previous eras before the NHL shifted toward speed and skill. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.


    The position matchup breakdown for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors. By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 875 words, photos.


    PITTSFORD, New York _ Ken Tanigawa overcame a three-shot deficit on the back nine to pass defending champion Paul Broadhurst and win the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday. By John Wawrow. SENT: 660 words, photos.


    FORT WORTH, Texas _Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial on Sunday. By Schuyler Dixon. SENT: 330 words, photos. UPCOMING: 750 words.


    FARSO, Denmark _ Bernd Wiesberger held on to win the Made in Denmark tournament on Sunday for his fifth European Tour title. SENT: 175 words.

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