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Swiatek's 37-match win streak ends in Wimbledon's 3rd Rd

Jul. 02, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek was unbeaten since February and sure seemed unbeatable, compiling 37 consecutive match wins and six consecutive tournament titles. She’s never quite been as comfortable on grass courts as other surfaces, though, and a...

Wimbledon updates | Kyrgios ousts Tsitsipas in 3rd round

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:15 p.m. Nick Kyrgios beat fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in a wild third-round match at Wimbledon. The Australian won 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7) on No. 1...

Stewart trades for Bird in WNBA All-Star draft

Jul. 02, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

Breanna Stewart traded for her Seattle teammate Sue Bird in the WNBA All-Star draft Saturday. Bird was set to be a co-captain with A'ja Wilson before Stewart pulled off the deal to acquire Bird for Sylvia Fowles. Bird and Fowles are set to retire at the end of the season and were...

Quigley, Parker help Sky beat Mercury 91-75

Jul. 02, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points to lead five Chicago players scoring in double figures, Candace Parker added 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Sky never trailed in their 91-75 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. The game was a rematch of last...

No. 1 Iga Swiatek's 37-match winning streaks ends with loss to Alize Cornet in 3rd round at Wimbledon

Jul. 02, 2022 12:47 PM EDT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — No. 1 Iga Swiatek's 37-match winning streaks ends with loss to Alize Cornet in 3rd round at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon marks, players recall, Centre Court's 100 years

Jul. 02, 2022 12:19 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It’s where Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf reigned. Rod Laver, Billie Jean King and Althea Gibson before that. And Bill Tilden, Helen Wills Moody, Don Budge and Suzanne Lenglen before that. It’s been...

Alabama officer honored for saving woman in river

Jul. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An officer with the University of Alabama Police Department has been hailed as a hero for rescuing a woman from the Black Warrior River. Officer Albert Canzoneri, who has been with department for nearly eight years, earned the Chief of Police’s Medal of...

Charles moves into 4th in career scoring, Seattle tops Fever

Jul. 02, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 18 of her 20 points in the first half, Tina Charles moved into fourth in WNBA history for career scoring and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 73-57 on Friday night. Charles scored nine points to reach 6,902 for her career, passing...

Cambage, Ogwumike each score 21 points in Sparks' 500th win

Jul. 01, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Liz Cambage had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Nneka Ogwumike also scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Dallas Wings 97-89 on Friday night. It was the 500th win in franchise history for Los Angeles, the first WNBA team to reach that mark. ...

Aces beat Lynx for 3rd time this season, 91-85

Jul. 01, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting, A’ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-85 on Friday night. Minnesota took its first lead of the game with 5:54 remaining in the fourth quarter but Las...