GOLF

Alfredsson wins second LPGA title of year Sweden's Helen Alfredsson, 43, shot a 7-under 65 and won the Grand China Air tournament in Haikou, China, beating Taiwan's Yani Tseng, 19, by three strokes. It was the second victory of the year for Alfredsson, who started the final round five strokes back.

Champions Tour: John Cook successfully defended his AT&T Championship title, shooting a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory over Keith Fergus in San Antonio.

Nationwide Tour: D.A. Points holed out a full wedge for an eagle on the 18th hole, then beat Matt Bettencourt with a 4-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole in the Miccosukee Championship in Miami.

European Tour: Sergio Garcia got his first tour victory in more than three years on his home course and dedicated the three-shot victory in the Castello Masters to the hospitalized Seve Ballesteros. Garcia shot a 4-under 67 and had a four-day total of 20-under 264.

TENNIS

Federer makes it three in a row at home Roger Federer won his hometown tournament for the third year in a row, beating second-seeded David Nalbandian of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors final in Basel.

In other tournaments: top-seeded Andy Murray won in St. Petersburg, Russia, top-seeded Ana Ivanovic won the Generali Ladies in Linz, Austria, and Olympic champion Elena Dementieva won the Fortis Championships in Luxembourg.

WINTER SPORTS

Swiss are 1-2 in giant slalom; Ligety third Daniel Albrecht and Didier Cuche gave Switzerland a 1-2 finish in the men's season-opening World Cup giant slalom on the icy Rettenbach course in Soelden, Austria. Defending giant slalom champion Ted Ligety of the United States was third, with teammate and defending overall World Cup champion Bode Miller 10th.

• South Korea's Kim Yu-Na led an Asian sweep for the Skate America women's title, with Japan's Yukari Nakano winning silver and Miki Ando the bronze in Everett, Wash. Rachael Flatt was the top American, in fourth. Americans Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto won Sunday's free dance segment, but it wasn't enough to unseat France's Isabelle Delobel and Olivier Schoenfelder for the ice dance title .

AROUND THE HORN

Auto racing: Ryan Briscoe won the Indy 300 on Sunday in Surfers Paradise, Australia, taking the lead when fellow Australian Will Power, the pole-winner, crashed on the 17th lap. Briscoe, of Team Penske, is the first Australian to win the race. He was 0.5019 seconds ahead of Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon.

Soccer: Liverpool ended Chelsea's 86-game home win streak with a 1-0 victory Sunday that gave it a three-point lead atop the Premier League standings. Chelsea last lost at home in February 2004 to Arsenal.

Distance running: In Frankfurt, Germany, Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot broke the course record and won the Frankfurt Marathon, leading a Kenyan sweep of the top 10 places. Cheruiyot finished in 2 hours, 7 minutes, 21 seconds. ... In Portsmouth, England, one week before defending her New York City Marathon title, Paula Radcliffe won the Great South Run in 51 minutes, 41 seconds.

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