Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Riske Gives USA Fed Lead

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Riske Gives USA Fed Lead

Article excerpt

After an outdated stanza of the German national anthem was sung by mistake at the opening ceremonies, the United States took a 1-0 lead and led in the other opening match in its best-of-five Fed Cup quarterfinal in Kaanapali, Hawaii. Peters Township's Alison Riske beat Andrea Petkovic, 7-6 (10), 6-2, and CoCo Vandeweghe led Julia Goerges, 6-3, 3-1, when rain halted play.

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Frenchman Richard Gasquet remains on course for a third consecutive title at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier, where he will face German teen Alexander Zverev in the final. Third-seeded Gasquet beat countryman Benoit Paire, 6-2, 6-2, while Zverev prevented an all-French final by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-4, in the other semifinal.

SKIING

A downhill doubleheader is now lined up for today at the ski world championships in St. …

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