Sports agate — July 7, 2018

Published Jul 7, 2018 at 4:00pm

World Cup

Quarterfinals

Friday, July 6

At Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

France 2, Uruguay 0

At Kazan, Russia

Belgium 2, Brazil 1

Saturday, July 7

At Samara, Russia

Sweden vs. England, 10 a.m.

At Sochi, Russia

Russia vs. Croatia, 2 p.m.

Semifinals

Tuesday, July 10

At St. Petersburg, Russia

France vs. Belgium, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, July 11

At Moscow

Sweden-England winner vs. Russia-Croatia winner, 2 p.m.

Wimbledon

Friday’s Results

LONDON (AP) — Results Friday from Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (seedings in parentheses):

Men’s Singles

Second Round

Alexander Zverev, Germany, def. Taylor Fritz, United States, 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (0), 6-1, 6-2

Third Round

Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2.

Adrian Mannarino (22), France, def. Daniil Medvedev, Russia, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3.

Gael Monfils, France, def. Sam Querrey (11), United States, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

Kevin Anderson (8), South Africa, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (25), Germany, 6-3, 7-5, 7-5.

Mackenzie Mcdonald, United States, def. Guido Pella, Argentina, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6).

John Isner (9), United States, def. Radu Albot, Moldova, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

Stefanos Tsitsipas (31), Greece, def. Thomas Fabbiano, Italy, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

Milos Raonic (13), Candad vs. Dennis Novak, Austria, 7-6 (5), 4-6. 6-5, susp., darkness.

Women’s Singles

Third Round

Karolina Pliskova (7), Czech Republic, def. Mihaela Buzarnescu (29), Romania, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-1.

Kiki Bertens (20), Netherlands, def. Venus Williams (9), United States, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 8-6.

Julia Goerges (13), Germany, def. Barbora Strycova (23), Czech Republic, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 10-8.

Donna Vekic, Croatia, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 7-6 (2), 6-1.

Serena Williams (25), United States, def. Kristina Mladenovic, France, 7-5, 7-6 (2).

Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, def. Madison Keys (10), United States, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4.

Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Katerina Siniakova, Czech Republic, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2.

Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.

NASCAR Cup Series

Coke Zero Sugar 400

​At Daytona International Speedway

Daytona Beach, Fla.

Tonight’s Starting Field

After Friday’s Qualifying

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 194.045 mph

2. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 193.046

3. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 192.802

4. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 192.361

5. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 192.345

6. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 192.164

7. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 191.812

8. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 191.669

9. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 191.445

10. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 191.298

11. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 191.152

12. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 190.981

13. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 191.209

14. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 191.140

15. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 190.913

16. (62) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 190.900

17. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 190.876

18. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 190.868

19. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 190.832

20. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 190.819

21. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 190.634

22. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 190.565

23. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 190.396

24. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 190.339

25. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 190.042

26. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 190.034

27. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 189.777

28. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 189.649

29. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 189.434

30. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 189.203

31. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 188.336

32. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 188.001

33. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 187.371

34. (7) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 187.324

35. (96) DJ Kennington, Toyota, 186.312

36. (00) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 185.361

37. (99) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 185.033

38. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 184.976

39. (51) Ray Black II, Chevrolet, 183.146

40. (23) JJ Yeley, Toyota, 182.730

Failed to qualify

41. (92) Timothy Peters, Ford, 181.068

PGA Tour

$7.3M A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier

At The Greenbrier (The Old White TPC)

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Par 70

Second Round

Kelly Kraft 64-63—127 -13

Anirban Lahiri 67-61—128 -12

Webb Simpson 61-67—128 -12

Jason Kokrak 65-64—129 -11

Whee Kim 62-68—130 -10

Harold Varner III 66-64—130 -10

Sam Saunders 68-63—131 -9

Tyler Duncan 68-64—132 -8

Kevin Na 69-63—132 -8

Joaquin Niemann 63-69—132 -8

Austin Cook 66-66—132 -8

Xander Schauffele 66-66—132 -8

Ollie Schniederjans 66-66—132 -8

Billy Hurley III 66-66—132 -8

Joel Dahmen 67-65—132 -8

Ryan Armour 67-66—133 -7

Brandt Snedeker 66-67—133 -7

Jamie Lovemark 67-66—133 -7

Scott Stallings 70-63—133 -7

Tom Hoge 66-67—133 -7

Steve Wheatcroft 66-67—133 -7

J.J. Spaun 68-65—133 -7

Ryan Moore 66-67—133 -7

LPGA Tour

$2M Thornberry Creek Classic

At Thornberry Creek at Oneida

Oneida, Wis.

Par 72

Second Round

Sei Young Kim 63-65-128 -16

Yu Liu 69-63-132 -12

In Gee Chun 67-66-133 -11

Amy Yang 67-66-133 -11

Mariah Stackhouse 66-67-133 -11

Emma Talley 65-68-133 -11

Katherine Kirk 62-71-133 -11

Brittany Altomare 68-66-134 -10

Chella Choi 68-66-134 -10

Anna Nordqvist 67-67-134 -10

Lydia Ko 69-66-135 -9

Mi Jung Hur 69-66-135 -9

Jin Young Ko 68-67-135 -9

Bronte Law 67-68-135 -9

Mo Martin 67-68-135 -9

Jodi Ewart Shadoff 66-69-135 -9

Georgia Hall 66-69-135 -9

Dani Holmqvist 66-69-135 -9

Ariya Jutanugarn 66-69-135 -9

Carlota Ciganda 65-70-135 -9

Sandra Gal 65-70-135 -9

WNBA

Eastern Conference

W L Pct GB

Washington 11 6 .647 —

Connecticut 10 8 .556 11/2

Atlanta 8 9 .471 3

Chicago 6 12 .333 51/2

New York 5 13 .278 61/2

Indiana 2 17 .105 10

Western Conference

W L Pct GB

Phoenix 14 5 .737 —

Seattle 14 5 .737 —

Los Angeles 12 7 .632 2

Minnesota 11 7 .611 21/2

Dallas 9 8 .529 4

Las Vegas 7 12 .368 7

Friday’s Games

Seattle 95, Atlanta 86

Saturday’s Games

Washington at Los Angeles, 7

Minnesota at Chicago, 8:30

Connecticut at Las Vegas, 10:30

Sunday’s Games

Dallas at New York, 3

Phoenix at Atlanta, 3

Washington at Seattle, 7

Home team in caps

BASEBALL

Favorite Odds Underdog

National League

CHICAGO CUBS 6-7 Cincinnati

SAN FRAN Even-6 St. Louis

PITTSBURGH 51/2-61/2 Philadelphia

MILWAUKEE Even-6 Atlanta

WASHINGTON 131/2-151/2 Miami

ARIZONA 71/2-81/2 San Diego

American League

MINNESOTA 6-7 Baltimore

NY Yankees 81/2-91/2 TORONTO

HOUSTON 131/2-151/2 White Sox

Texas Even-6 DETROIT

CLEVELAND 11-13 Oakland

Boston 81/2-91/2 KANSAS

Interleague

Tampa Bay 51/2-61/2 NY METS

SEATTLE 71/2-81/2 Colorado

LA Dodgers 7-8 LA ANGELS

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Major League Baseball

MLB — Granted New York Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia a conditional reinstatement for the 2019 season. Suspended Chicago Cubs minor league RHP Oscar De La Cruz (Tennessee-SL) 80 games after testing positive for furosemide, a diuretic and masking agent, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Reinstated RHP Dylan Bundy from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP David Hess to Norfolk (IL). Reinstated INF Luis Sardiñas from the 60-day DL and assigned him outright to Norfolk.

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed RHPs Chase Shugart, Chris Machamer and LHP Gregorio Reyes.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated RHP Carlos Carrasco from the 10-day DL. Designated RHP George Kontos for assignment. Acquired RHP James Hoyt from Houston for RHP Tommy Dejuneas and assigned Hoyt to Columbus (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Optioned RHP Miguel Almonte to Salt Lake (PCL). Selected RHP Oliver Drake from Salt Lake. Transferred RHP Jake Jewell to the 60-day DL.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Reinstated INF-OF Taylor Motter from the 7-day DL and optioned him to Rochester (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES — Recalled INF Tyler Wade from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with C JJ Schwarz and RHP Joe Demers on minor league contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Signed general manager Jerry Dipoto to a multiyear contract extension.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Signed SSs Michael Arias, Orelvis Martinez and Emmanuel Sanchez; LHPs Wilgenis Alvarado, Soenni Martinez and Yaifer Perdomo; INFs Willfrann Astudillo and Adrian Montero; OFs Amell Brazoban, Yeison Jimenez, Abner King, Daniel Oliva, Juan Pizarro and Gary David; UTLs Leonel Callez and Francisco Fajardo; RHPs Juanfer Castro, Jose Garcia, Jorman Gonzalez, Pedro Guzman, Yunior Lara, Juan Martinez, Bejardi Meza and Julian Valdez; Cs Javier D’Orazio and Junior Ramos; and 2B Gustavo Gutierrez to minor league contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Placed LHP Max Fried on the 10-day DL. Called up RHP Evan Phillips from Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS — Activated RHP Carl Edwards Jr. from of the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Dillon Maples to Iowa (PCL). Activated LHP Rob Zastryzny from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Iowa.

MIAMI MARLINS — Signed LHP Andrew Miller to a minor league contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed LHP Brent Suter on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Aaron Wilkerson from Colorado Springs (PCL). Agreed to terms with SS Brice Turang on a minor league contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Recalled OF Jordan Luplow from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Clay Holmes to Bradenton (FSL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Announced the resignation of vice-president of communications Ron Watermon. Activated INF Paul DeJong from the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Austin Gomber to Memphis (PCL).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with 3B Sean Guilbe, RHP Nick Thwaits and LHP Cullen Dana.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed G Rajon Rondo.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed F Mario Hezonja and C Luke Kornet.

ORLANDO MAGIC — Signed G Guard Isaiah Briscoe.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed OL Donald Stephenson on the reserve/retired list.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed C Barrett Hayton to a three-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Agreed to terms with F Matt Nieto on a two-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Signed F Anthony Duclair to a one-year contract.

DALLAS STARS — Signed C Jason Dickinson to a one-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with D Alexander Petrovic on a one-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Signed F Vladislav Kotkov.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed F Tyler Ennis to a one-year contract.

ECHL

WORCESTER RAILERS — Signed D Connor Doherty to a one-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Signed D Marquinhos Pedroso with targeted allocation money.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Announced the resignation of coach Jesse Marsch. Promoted Chris Armas to coach.

COLLEGE

RUTGERS — Named Anastasia Halbig and Michael Rosso assistant gymnastics coaches.