AP source: A's acquire Lester, Gomes for Cespedes (Yahoo Sports) - OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline. China's Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee (Yahoo Sports) - Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury she said has bothered her for several months. The only tennis player from China to win a Grand Slam singles title also withdrew from hard-court tournaments in Montreal and Cincinnati over the next two weeks. The second-ranked Li wrote in a posting on Facebook that she has ''been struggling'' with her knee since March ''and it is just not where I need it to be in order to play at the highest level.'' She also said: ''My medical team has advised me that I need to take some time off to rest my knee.'' Li did not specify which knee, but she played with her right knee taped up at Wimbledon, her most recent tournament. Li won the Australian Open in January for her second major title. Dowsett wins men's time trial gold - England's Alex Dowsett, runner-up at Delhi 2010, digs deep late on to win the Commonwealth Games men's cycling time trial. Cavalryman wins Goodwood Cup - Cavalryman comes through late on to win the Goodwood Cup, ahead of Ahzeemah and last year's winner Brown Panther. Neymar says back improving during Japan trip (Yahoo Sports) - Brazil and Barcelona striker Neymar says he is almost back to full fitness after the serious back injury he sustained at the World Cup. The 22-year-old Neymar is on promotional trip to Tokyo, where he will film a commercial for a Japanese mattress company. About 700 fans greeted him at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Thursday. It's almost 100 percent,'' Neymar said. Assault charge footballer in custody - West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is remanded in custody after two women were assaulted in Manchester and Salford. Pardew retains interest in QPR's Remy - Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is still interested in a deal for QPR striker Loic Remy, after a move to Liverpool collapsed. England win to level India series - Champions League warning for Man Utd - Manchester United's £750m kit deal will be cut if they fail to qualify for the Champions League in consecutive seasons. Pooley denied time trial gold medal - England's Emma Pooley wins silver in the women's cycling time trial at Glasgow 2014 as New Zealand's Linda Villumsen takes gold.

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Goffin beats top-seed Kohlschreiber in Kitzbuehel (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 31, 2014, 1:14 pm]
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- David Goffin of Belgium won the last five games to complete a 6-3, 7-5 win over top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the second round of the Bet-at-Home Cup on Thursday.

Williams wins on return from virus [BBC.co.uk Sports: July 31, 2014, 6:38 am]
Serena Williams beats Karolina Pliskova in Stanford as she returns to action for the first time since Wimbledon.

Serena Williams wins in her return (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 31, 2014, 3:48 am]
Top-ranked Serena Williams won in her first match since defaulting in a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon, beating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. At Wimbledon, Williams tried to play through a viral infection that caused her to lose her equilibrium during the doubles match. On Wednesday night, encouraged by a large crowd, Williams fought through a tough first set before she found her legs and took control of the match with a big second set. In the quarterfinals, Williams will meet the winner of Thursday's match between fifth-seeded Ana Ivanovic and qualifier Carol Zhao, a Stanford sophomore playing in her first WTA event.

John Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washington (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 31, 2014, 12:51 am]
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two-time runner-up John Isner was beaten in his opening match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, then complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium.

Lepchenko upsets second-seeded Radwanska (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 31, 2014, 12:37 am]
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals.

Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 10:32 pm]
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Japan's Kei Nishikori won his opening match on the pre-U.S. Open hard-court circuit, beating Sam Querrey 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in the Citi Open's second round Wednesday.

US Open would offer Roddick, Fish '15 doubles spot (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 9:24 pm]
If Andy Roddick is willing to go through the necessary steps to return to competitive tennis, the U.S. Open would offer him and pal Mardy Fish a doubles wild card next year. Roddick complained on his Fox Sports Live podcast this week that he wanted to play doubles with Fish at Flushing Meadows next month - until finding out that the 2003 U.S. Open champion is not eligible to compete currently. On Wednesday, U.S. Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier said the organization would be willing to give Roddick and Fish a wild card for doubles at the 2015 U.S. Open. Roddick, who turns 32 on Aug. 30, said that he and Fish had talked recently about the idea of teaming up in New York.

Nadal ruled out for up to three weeks [BBC.co.uk Sports: July 30, 2014, 7:20 pm]
Rafael Nadal suffers a wrist injury less than a month before he is due to begin the defence of US Open title in New York.

Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 5:22 pm]
Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The second-ranked Nadal plays left-handed, but he uses a two-handed backhand. Nadal's manager, Benito Perez-Barbadillo, wrote in an emailed release that the Spaniard was hurt in practice on his home island of Mallorca while getting ready for the North American hard-court circuit. Perez-Barbadillo said that doctors determined Wednesday that Nadal will need to wear a cast on his wrist for two to three weeks and the initial prognosis is for him to be able to return to action at the U.S. Open, which begins Aug. 25.

Rosol beats Haider-Maurer in Kitzbuehel (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 4:50 pm]
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Lukas Rosol advanced to his fourth quarterfinal of the month by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Wednesday.

Baghdatis gets US Open spot to replace Haas (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 4:26 pm]
Tommy Haas has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of surgery on his right shoulder, opening up a spot on the main draw for Marcos Baghdatis. The 105th-ranked Baghdatis was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at Wimbledon that year.

WTA: Lisicki hit record 131 mph (211 kph) serve (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 3:39 pm]
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).

Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 2:41 pm]
Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Fitz and The Tantrums, whose songs include ''The Walker,'' is scheduled to perform three songs in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the night session at Flushing Meadows on Aug. 25, Day 1 of the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The Grammy-winning brothers Bebe, Marvin and Carvin Winans will sing ''The Star-Spangled Banner.'' Also slated to participate in the ceremony are John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova, who won the 1984 U.S. Open singles titles.

Lisicki hits fastest women's serve [BBC.co.uk Sports: July 30, 2014, 6:27 am]
Sabine Lisicki hits the fastest serve in the history of women's tennis at 131mph during a first-round loss in Stanford.

Ivanovic, Venus are first round winners (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 5:10 am]
Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. Venus Williams continues to work toward another possible Grand Slam title. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday. ''My mentality has changed,'' Ivanovic said.

Ivanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanford (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 1:51 am]
Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday. ''My mentality has changed,'' Ivanovic said. I did that today in the tiebreak.'' She also hired Dejan Petrovic and was playing her first tournament with him.

Ivanovic lone seeded player to win (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 12:34 am]
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.

Safarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 10:03 pm]
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

Gstaad champion Andujar wins opener in Kitzbuehel (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 5:16 pm]
Pablo Andujar beat Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-4 at the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday, two days after earning his third career title in Gstaad. Melzer returned from a toe injury and played his first match since losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the first round at Wimbledon. Andujar will face Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in the second round. Lorenzi defeated two-time former champion Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3.

Lorenzi beats 2x former champ Haase in Kitzbuehel (Yahoo Sports) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 1:56 pm]
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Paolo Lorenzi of Italy downed two-time former champion Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday.











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