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PARIS (AP) – Paris is celebrating. The city erupted in firecrackers, flares and shouts and tears of joy after France advanced to the World Cup final. Red smoke rose up from flares fired by fans on the Right Bank esplanade outside City Hall, where crowds watched a broadcast of the 1-0 victory over Belgium on huge screen. France will face the winner of tomorrow’s semifinal between England and Croatia in the World Cup decider in Moscow on Sunday.

LONDON (AP) – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic headline the men’s quarterfinal lineup at Wimbledon today as the trio bid to all reach the last four at the same Grand Slam for the time since the 2012 French Open.

Seven-time champion Serena Williams advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Camila Giorgi of Italy. Williams will next face Julia Goerges of Germany, who advanced to her first Wimbledon semifinal with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens.With Angelique Kerber also having made the last four, it is the first time two German women will play in the Wimbledon semifinals since 1931. She will face No. 12 Jelena Ostapenko who also advanced.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed veteran Lance Stephenson and second-round pick Svi Mykhailiuk . Stephenson agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal to join LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and JaVale McGee in the Lakers’ influx of veteran talent. Stephenson appeared in all 82 games for Indiana last season, averaging 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game. The Lakers are his seventh NBA franchise entering his ninth season.

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