Serena into Wimbledon final...Woods suffers setback...Nelson sticking with Magic
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams is one win away from another Wimbledon singles title. The four-time champion and No. 6 seed beat second-seeded Victoria Azarenka (ah-zah-REN'-kuh) 6-3, 7-6 in today's semifinals after third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH'-kuh rahd-VAHN'-skuh) defeated No. 8 seed Angeleique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 6-4.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Four days after collecting his third PGA Tour title of the year at the AT&T National, Tiger Woods could do no better than a 1-over-par 71 in the opening round of the Greenbrier Classic. Forty-seven-year-old V.J. Singh is the early clubhouse leader at 7-under-par 63.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Just a week after opting out of the final season of his contract with Orlando to test free agency, Jameer Nelson tweets that he's re-signed with the Magic. The veteran point guard averaged 11.9 points and 5.7 assists last season while shooting a career-low 42 percent from the field.
SAINT-QUENTIN, France (AP) — One day after claiming his first stage win at the Tour de France, Germany's Andre Greipel (GRAH'-pul) was first across the finish line in stage 5 of cycling's showcase event. Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara (FAH'-bee-un kahn-cheh-LAH'-rah) retains the overall leader's yellow jersey for a sixth straight day.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Former heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali is the recipient of the 2012 Liberty Medal, joining a list of past honorees that includes former President Jimmy Carter and onetime South African President Nelson Mandela. The award was first handed out in 1989 and six former winners have subsequently claimed a Nobel Peace Prize.