Serena the Queen of grass...Crawford shut down again...Alonso grabs F1 pole
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH'-kuh rahd-VAHN'-skuh) 6-1, 5-7, 7-2 today on Centre Court and collected her fifth Wimbledon singles championship. It's the 14th Grand Slam singles title of her career.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska's (ahg-nee-ESH'-kuh rahd-VAHN'-skuhz) loss to Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final boosts Victoria Azarenka (ah-zah-REN'-kuh) back into the top spot in the rankings. She had relinquished the No. 1 ranking to Maria Sharapova (shah-rah-POH'-vah) last month, after the Russian won the French Open. Radwanska moves up to No. 2.
BOSTON (AP) — Carl Crawford's minor league rehab stint is on hold. Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says the veteran outfielder suffered a mild groin strain running the bases in last night's game for Double-A Portland. Crawford has been out all season due to an injured left wrist.
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Formula One leader Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in today's rainy qualifying session for tomorrow's British Grand Prix, narrowly beating out Red Bulls' Mark Weber. It will be the first time in 31 races that Ferrari will start from the pole.
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES SKI STATION, France (AP) — Britain's Christopher Froome won today's seventh stage of the Tour de France in the first summit finish of the year, and countryman Bradley Wiggins grabbed the overall lead from Fabian Cancellara (FAH'-bee-un kahn-cheh-LAH'-rah). The Swiss ride had been wearing the yellow jersey since winning the prologue.