Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Serena Wins in Three Sets, Advances to Cincinnati Final

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Serena Wins in Three Sets, Advances to Cincinnati Final

Article excerpt

SERENA WINS IN THREE SETS, ADVANCES TO CINCINNATI FINAL: Serena Williams rallied to advance to the Western & Southern Open final, beating Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday.

The top-ranked Williams lost a set for the first time in the tournament and committed 41 unforced errors, 20 more than Wozniacki.

Williams will face ninth-seeded Ana Ivanovic in the final. Ana Ivanovic beat fifth-seeded Maria Sharapova 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 in a night match.

In the first men's semifinal, sixth-seeded David Ferrer beat Julien Benneteau 6-3, 6-2. Second-seeded Roger Federer faced fifth- seeded Milos Raonic in the other semifinal.

BILLS' WATKINS LEAVES GAME WITH RIB INJURY: Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins left Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter due to a rib injury and will not return.

Watkins, the fourth overall pick in the draft, walked off the field clutching his side during Buffalo's initial drive of the game after Pittsburgh linebacker Ryan Shazier went over his back during a pass play. Watkins spent a few minutes on the sideline before being taken to the locker room.

Watkins sparkled in Buffalo's joint workouts with the Steelers during the week, routinely getting the better of whomever Pittsburgh lined up to cover him during drills.

TRINGALE DISQUALFIED FROM PGA CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER REPORTING SCORING VIOLATION: Cameron Tringale has been disqualified from last week's PGA Championship after telling the rules committee that he might have whiffed on a tap-in putt in the final round and thus signed for an incorrect score.

Even though the competition is over, Tringale was disqualified under Rule 34-1-iii.

Tringale, who tied for 33rd at Valhalla Golf Club, signed for a 4 on the par-3 11th hole. He says his putter swung over the ball prior to tapping in from 3 inches for a bogey. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.