Wimbledon women's final in progress...NASCAR at Daytona

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Associated Press

Posted on July 2, 2011 at 9:32 AM

Updated Saturday, Jul 2 at 9:33 AM

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Maria Sharapova is taking on Petra Kvitova (keh-VIHT'-oh-vuh) in the Wimbledon women's final right now. Sharapova has won three Grand Slam titles, including the 2004 Wimbledon crown. Kvitova is in a Grand Slam final for the first time.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is at Daytona International Speedway today for the Coke Zero 400. Mark Martin starts from the pole after winning yesterday's qualifier with a lap of 182.065 mph. Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne starts alongside Martin, who became the eighth NASCAR driver to win 50 career poles.

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — The third round of the AT&T National has begun near Philadelphia, where K.J. Choi entered the day with a two-stroke advantage. Choi tied a course record with a 6-under-par 64 yesterday, leaving him at minus-7. Chris Riley, Charlie Wi, Justin Leonard and Bo Van Pelt are 5-under.

BLAINVILLE, Quebec (AP) — John Huston (HYOO'-stehn) and John Cook were co-leaders heading into the second round of the Montreal Championship. Huston and Cook matched 9-under-par 63s yesterday to move two shots ahead of seven others.

TORONTO (AP) — Roy Halladay tries to become the majors' fourth 11-game winner of the year when the Philadelphia Phillies visit Toronto in Game 2 of that series. Halladay is unbeaten in eight starts since May 15, going 5-0 with a 2.64 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 58 innings. The Phils took the series opener 7-6 yesterday to improve to a major league-leading 52-31.

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