LYON, France (AP) – The United States squad is headed once again to the Women’s World Cup final thanks to a 2-1 win over England on Tuesday. Alex Morgan scored the go-ahead goal and Alyssa Naeher preserved the victory by smothering a late penalty kick. The top-ranked Americans will now face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the details says the Golden State Warriors are adding Willie Cauley-Stein and Glenn Robinson III, along with re-signing center Kevon Looney. The moves continue a busy offseason for the Warriors, who lost Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets but are keeping Klay Thompson.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – Playing his first match since winning his 12th French Open title, Rafael Nadal had little trouble in making the switch from clay back to grass. Nadal began his search for a third Wimbledon title by beating Japanese qualifier Yuichi Sugita 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 to reach the second round. Also yesterday Roger Federer shrugged off an early deficit to beat Lloyd Harris of South Africa 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Centre Court as he began his search for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title. In women’s action, Serena Williams opened her bid for a 24th Grand Slam title with a straight-set victory on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The seven-time champion at the All England Club beat Giulia Gatto-Monticone of Italy 6-2, 7-5.