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Police detain 'person of interest' in stabbings of children, woman

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 16 (UPI) -- California authorities say they have arrested a man sought as a "person of interest" in the stabbings of two young children and a woman outside San Jose.

Top seed Almagro reaches semifinals at Men's Clay Court Championship

HOUSTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Top seed Nicolas Almagro reached the semifinals at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Friday with a decisive win over seventh-seeded Paolo Lorenzi.

Rain disrupts Clay Court Championship

HOUSTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Persistent rains wiped out the entire schedule of second-round matches Wednesday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

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Maker's Mark won't cut alcohol content ... English bulldog tapped as Marine mascot ... 'Amorous' couple crash into house in car ... Wrong winner announced in Python Challenge ... UPI Quirks in the News.

Wrong winner announced in Python Challenge

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A University of Florida professor said he made a mistake leading to the wrong winners being announced in the Python Challenge's longest captured snake category.

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Florida's python challenge kills 68 snakes

MIAMI, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Florida's first snake bounty hunt resulted in the killing of 68 invasive snakes, far fewer than some hunters hoped, officials said.

France's Chardy falls in Brazil Open upset

SAO PAULO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France fell in an upset to Argentine lucky loser Martin Alund Wednesday in second-round play at the Brazil Open.

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Ferrer, Gasquet open 2013 with Doha wins

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain and No. 2 Richard Gasquet of France began their 2013 seasons with first-round wins Tuesday at the Qatar Open.

Three top seeds bumped from Morocco

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeds Dominik Hrbaty and Jose Acasuso were upset Friday in quarterfinal play at the $400,000 Grand Prix Hassan II tennis tournament in Morocco.

Verdasco loses at Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Fernando Verdasco lost Friday to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo in the quarterfinals of the Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia Tennis Tournament in Palermo, Italy.

Verdasco among winners at Palermo

PALERMO, Italy, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Top seed Fernando Verdasco of Spain Thursday advanced to the third round of the Campionati Internationali di Sicilia Tennis Tournament in Palermo, Italy.

Simon, Ramirez Hidalgo win BCR openers

BUCHAREST, Romania, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- High-seeded Gilles Simon of France and Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain were first-round winners Monday at the BCR Open Romania tennis tournament.

Massu, Djokovic in Dutch Open final

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, July 22 (UPI) -- Nicolas Massu of Chile and Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet in Sunday's final at the clay-court Dutch Open in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

Coria in Dutch Open semifinals

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, July 21 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Guillermo Coria of Argentina led Friday's quarterfinal winners at the Dutch Open Tennis Tournament in Amersfoort, Netherlands.

Davydenko wins opening match in Austria

PORTSCHACH, Austria, May 23 (UPI) -- Top-seeded defending champion Nikolay Davydenko of Russia was among Tuesday's opening-round winners at the Hypo Group Tennis International in Austria.

Massu, Acasuso to play in Movistar final

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Nicolas Massu and No. 3 Jose Acasuso will play in Sunday's final of the Movistar Open tennis tournament at Vina del Mar, Chile.

Massu qualifies for the Movistar semis

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Crowd favorite Nicolas Massu of Chile Friday beat qualifier Carlos Cuadrado in the quarterfinals of the Movistar Open at Vina del Mar.

Another top seed falls in Dutch Open

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, July 17 (UPI) -- Juan Ignacio Chela, the third seed from Argentina, fell to unseeded Spaniard Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo Thursday at the Dutch Open.
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