KWBG Sports for July 2nd

Posted on 02 July 2013 by KWBG

LONDON (AP) — Wimbledon continues today with the women’s quarterfinals highlighting the schedule. Sabine (sah-BEEN’ lih-SIH’-kee) takes on Kaia Kanepi (KY’-ah keh-NEH’-pee) just a day after shocking top-seed and five-time champion Serena Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska (ag-NAYS’-kah rad-WAHN’-skah) takes on sixth seed Li Na (lee nah), eighth seed Petra Kvitova (kuh-VEE’-toh-vah) faces No. 20 Kirsten Flipkens and American Sloane Stephens goes against No. 15 Marion Bartoli.

LONDON (AP) — Top seed Novak Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch) and No. 2 Andy Murray were among yesterday’s winners at Wimbledon. Djokovic posted a 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 win over Tommy Haas after Murray dispatched Mikhail Youzhny (YOOZ’-nee) 6-4, 7-6, 6-1. Other winners on the men’s side yesterday include fourth seed David Ferrer (dah-VEED feh-REHR’) and No. 8 Juan Martin del Potro (wahn mahr-TEEN’ dehl POH’-troh).

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper homered in his first at-bat last night against Milwaukee, hours after coming off the disabled list. Harper missed 31 games with bursitis, diagnosed after he reinjured the left knee several times after his collision with the Dodger Stadium fence on May 13.

UNDATED (AP) — All-Star guard Chris Paul has agreed to a new deal with the Los Angeles Clippers on the first day free agency opened, agent Leon Rose confirms. Paul led the Clippers to their first Pacific Division title last season. His decision to stay is the second big victory for the longtime losers in this offseason, following the signing of Doc Rivers as Clippers new coach.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is set to play tonight in his first minor league game on a rehabilitation assignment. Rodriguez said he felt fine and was eager to get on the field but didn’t have a timetable for rejoining the Yankees. The Yankees said Rodriguez is scheduled to start and play at least three innings at third base for Single-A Charleston in the South Atlantic League.

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