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Sports Report: Eugenie Bouchard - First Canadian To Reach A Grand Slam Final

Tennis – Wimbledon:

Eugenie Bouchard has made Canadian tennis history, becoming the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam final. Bouchard will play Petra Kvitova Saturday for the Wimbledon title after beating third-seed Simona Halep 7-6, 6-2.

World Cup:

Germany and France go head to head at noon today in the World Cup quarterfinals. Brazil and Columbia also have a match at 4 p.m.


In baseball, in the American League, Masahiro Tanaka won his major league-leading 12th game by pitching the New York Yankees past the Minnesota Twins 7-4. Carlos Beltran hit a three-run home run and Zelous Wheeler homered in his big league debut after eight years in the minors. CC Sabathia's return to the New York Yankees' rotation is being delayed because he had swelling in his injured right knee after making his second rehabilitation start.

Elsewhere Oakland topped Toronto 4-1, Baltimore bested Texas 5-2, Detroit blew out Tampa Bay 8-1, and it was the Angels over Houston 5-2.

In the National League, Philadelphia edged Miami 5-4, Arizona bested Pittsburgh 10-4, St. Louis defeated San Francisco 7-2, and the Dodgers beat Colorado 3-2.


ESPN is reporting that the New York Knicks met with free agent Carmelo Anthony in Los Angeles yesterday where they offered the max contract of 129 million dollars over five seasons. He met with the Chicago Bulls earlier in the week.


In the WNBA, Tulsa topped Connecticut 96-83, Minnesota won against San Antonio 91-84, and it was Los Angeles over Seattle 70-56.


Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic. Patrick Rodgers, the former Stanford star playing in his third tournament as a pro, was a stroke back along with Chris Kirk, D.A. Points, James Hahn, Jason Bohn, Joe Durant, Jim Renner and Danny Lee.

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