Alexa Guarachi and Erin Routliffe both had their runs at Wimbledon come to an end today, as both lost quarterfinal matches in the women’s doubles draw.
Tyler Gentry continues his assault on Double-A pitching. Gentry picked up a career-high 4 hits tonight and scored 4 runs (also a career high) in Northwest Arkansas’ 12-4 win over Tulsa.
Daniel Giddens has signed with Shonan United BC of Japan’s B3 League for the 2022-2023 basketball season. Giddens played with Union Neuchâtel of the Swiss Basketball League the past two seasons, and reached the league finals this past season. Shonan United will be playing its first season in the B3 League this coming fall.
Tommy Hunter is enjoying every aspect of his return to the New York Mets.
Hoops Wire looks at Collin Sexton’s ongoing free agency, where no one has stepped forward with a contract offer..
Daron Payne will be hosting his annual football camp tomorrow at Shades Valley High School in Birmingham. The camp is from 4-7pm, and is free to children ages 7-17.
Justin Thomas spoke to the media in advance of this week’s Genesis Scottish Open. Thomas described the field as being one of the deepest fields, outside of majors, that he’ll compete in all season.
The Bama Standard paid tribute the recently-retired Terry Jones. Guests include Coach Jones’ sons, Terry Jones Jr. and Jason Jones, as well as co-host Marvin Constant, E.J. Junior, Griff Redmill, Wesley Britt, Evan Mathis, Nico Johnson, and Saleem Rasheed.
Scenes and Highlights
- Daniel Giddens – signed a 1-year contract with Shonan United of Japan’s B3 League.
TENNIS Wimbledon Championships, Women’s Doubles Quarterfinals: 7-seed Alexa Guarachi / A Klepac lost to 1-seed Mertens / Zhang 6-3, 6-2. Wimbledon Championships, Women’s Doubles Quarterfinals: 11-seed Erin Routliffe / A Rosolska lost to Collins / Krawczyk 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3. ITF Venenje 15K, Singles Rd of 32: Filip Planinsek defeated Jan Dimitrijevic 6-0, 6-0. WTA Porto Challenger, Doubles Rd of 16: 2 seed Saketh Myneni / Y Bhambri defeated Bellier / Grenier 5-7, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6). GOLF Monroe Invitational Rd 1: Dillon West – 77, +7, T97. SOFTBALL USA WNT 2, USSSA Pride 1. Haylie McCleney – 0-3. BASEBALL Chicago Cubs 2, Milwaukee 1. David Robertson (S, 12) – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Chicago White Sox 9, Minnesota 8. Matt Foster – 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 HR allowed. Richmond 5, Reading 2. Brett Auerbach (2B) – 0-4, 1 SB, 1 run. Greensboro 8, Greenville 4. Casey Cobb – 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K. Mississippi 5, Pensacola 1. Cobie Fletcher-Vance (3B) – 0-3, 1 BB. Quad Cities 5, Cedar Rapids 3. Peyton Wilson (2B) – 2-4, 1 double, 1 single, 2 runs. Round Rock 13, Albuquerque 3. Chase Lee – 1 IP, 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K. Northwest Arkansas 12, Tulsa 4. Tyler Gentry (RF) – 4-5, 1 double, 3 singles, 2 RBI, 1 SB, 4 runs. BASKETBALL Salt Lake City Summer League Oklahoma City 87, Memphis 71. Jaden Shackelford - 1 minute, 0 points (0-0 FG), 1 rebound, -1.