Tomic knocks off Gasquet...Kvitova advances...Couples in command

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Associated Press

Posted on June 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM

LONDON (AP) — Bernard Tomic has pulled off the first major upset of the day at Wimbledon, defeating ninth seed Richard Gasquet (gas-KAY') 7-6, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6. The 20-year-old Australian hit 19 aces while getting 80 percent of his first serves in and saving 7 of 8 break points.

LONDON (AP) — Eighth seed Petra Kvitova (kuh-VEE'-toh-vah) has advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon by knocking out No. 25 Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. No. 17 seed Sloane Stephens also moved into Round 4, as did 11th seed Robert Vinci, Laura Robson and Monica Puig (pweeg). Robson is the first British woman in 15 years to reach the fourth round.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fred Couples completed an 8-under 62 to take a four-shot lead over John Huston at the midway point of the Senior Players Championship. Couples finished the rain-delayed second round at Fox Chapel Golf Club early this morning with a 36-hole score to 12 under.

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Inbee Park still leads the U.S. Women's Open by two strokes over I.K. Kim after the end of the fog-suspended second round. Jodi Ewart Shadoff (EE'-wurt SHA'-dahf) birdied the 18th hole this morning to move into sole possession of third place and a spot in the last group with Park and I.K. Kim

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has clinched the pole position on his final lap at the British Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg and three-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton won his 28th pole with a lap time of 1:29.607, just moments after the 28-year-old Rosberg had clocked the fastest time.

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