Gulbis eliminates Federer in 4th round of French Open
Ernests Gulbis of Latvia beat Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the fourth round of the French Open on Sunday, ending Federer’s streak of consecutive quarterfinal appearances at Roland Garros in Paris at nine.
The fourth-seeded Federer, winner of a record 17 major men’s singles titles, has been eliminated before the quarterfinal round in three of the last four Grand Slam tournaments.
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“He’s Roger Federer,” the 18th-seeded Gulbis said, “but he also gets tight.”
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray of Britain closed out a third-round match against No. 28 Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany that started on Saturday. No. 7 Murray won 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 12-10.
In the women’s bracket, No. 7 Maria Sharapova of Russia rallied past No. 19 Samantha Stosur of Australia 3-6, 6-4, 6-0. Sharapova won the last nine games of the match.
Alabama ousts Oregon
Jackie Traina threw a four-hitter to help Alabama beat Oregon 2-0 and advance to the best-of-three Women’s College World Series championship final against Southeastern Conference rival Florida in Oklahoma City.
“For Jackie to shut out that offense is incredible,” Alabama coach Patrick Murphy said.
Oregon State stays alive
Top national seed Oregon State stayed alive in the double-elimination NCAA Corvallis Regional. Beavers pitcher Scott Schultz, a senior from Gig Harbor, pitched a two-hitter in a 4-0 victory over UC Irvine.
Oregon State will advance to the 16-team NCAA super-regional round if it defeats UC Irvine on Monday night.
As for Pac-12 schools other than Washington and Oregon State that played Sunday, Stanford beat host Indiana 10-7 to force a winner-take-all game Monday in the Bloomington Regional and host Vanderbilt eliminated Oregon with a 3-2 victory in Nashville, Tenn.
Quintana wins Giro d’Italia
Nairo Quintana of the Movistar team won the 21-stage Giro d’Italia by 2 minutes, 58 seconds over fellow Colombian Rigoberto Uran, who rides for the Omega Pharma — Quick-Step team.
“I can finally say I’ve won the Giro,” said Quintana, 24, who was second in last year’s Tour de France.
Quintana covered 2,144 miles in 88 hours, 14 minutes, 32 seconds.
Garmin-Sharp rider Tyler Farrar of Wenatchee finished 147th.
• Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos executive John Elway, has been arrested on charges of assault and disturbing the peace.
Jack Elway 24, was booked into jail Saturday after an incident near a college campus in downtown Denver, according to jail records. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez said she could not provide details about what led to the arrest, other than the alleged victim was a woman.
Elway was released on $550 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.
“This is a personal family matter and the Broncos will not have any additional comment on it,” Broncos spokesman Patrick Smyth said.
Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, 53, led the Broncos to two Super Bowl titles.
• Host Washington outlasted the Los Angeles Sparks 92-84 in a three-overtime WNBA game despite making 31 turnovers.
Bria Hartley led the Mystics with 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting.
In other WNBA games, the defending champion Minnesota Lynx won 87-79 at San Antonio to improve to 7-0 and host Connecticut defeated Atlanta 85-76.
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