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PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams has been handed her earliest loss at a major in five years. The 23-time Grand Slam champion was beaten 6-2, 7-5 in the third round at Roland Garros by 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin. Williams finished with 34 unforced errors, twice as many as Kenin. The last time Williams was eliminated this quickly at a major came in 2014, when she lost in the second round at Roland Garros then the third round at Wimbledon.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Zach Sanford is expected to see his first action in more than six weeks when the St. Louis Blues host the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Sanford, who grew up a Boston Bruins fan, enters the Blues lineup for forward Oskar Sundqvist, who was suspended one game for boarding and concussing Boston defenseman Matt Grzelcyk (GRIHZ'-lihk) in Game 2. John Moore will replace Grzelcyk in Boston's lineup.
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers at home tonight against the Philadelphia Phillies in a match-up of first-place teams. The left-hander is 5-0 with a 3.46 ERA and 48 strikeouts this year and 3-5 with a 3.07 ERA in 13 starts against the Phillies. Kershaw will be facing Bryce Harper, who is 2 for 21 with 13 strikeouts against the Dodgers ace.
DETROIT (AP) — Thunderstorms may delay the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races. Spectators on Belle Isle were advised to exit the stands and seek shelter about 90 minutes before the scheduled start of the race. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning that was to end just minutes before the expected start in Motor City.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — William Byron has won the pole at Pocono Raceway, turning a lap of 173.494 mph. Byron won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in the Daytona 500 but has yet to win a Cup race in 49 career starts.
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