Today In Sports History for July 3

...extends his mastery over Nadal this season with a fifth straight head-to-head victory.2014 - Eugenie Bouchard defeats French Open runner-up Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 to become the first Canadian to advance to a Grand Slam tournament final...
Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...after Halep was the runner-up at the French Open.Back at the All England Club on...semifinalist at the Australian Open and French Open in 2014, it was the latest setback...meetings, including last month at the French Open. He's never lost to a player ranked...
Venus nears Serena showdown

...Bethanie Mattek-Sands eliminated No. 7 Ana Ivanovic, the 2009 French Open champion, 6-3, 6-4; and 47th-ranked CoCo Vandeweghe...straight-set victories after playing five three-setters at the French Open.After dismissing Babos on Centre Court - where a small...
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Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German Parliament. "There can be no negotiations on a new aid program before the referendum."French President Francois Hollande urged an agreement before then, saying it was the responsibility of other countries that use the...
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Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage

...that they discourage hiring."Our research shows that ... few workers would actually see more take-home pay," David French, a senior vice president at the National Retail Federation, said. "There simply isn't any magic pot of money that lets...
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Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

PARIS - French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in...France?? I'm safer in Baghdad,"The French government was aghast, with Prime Minister...UberPop, its drivers continue to ply French roads and the American ride-hailing...
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Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

LONDON - After losing in the French Open final, Novak Djokovic wanted...with a three-week break since the French Open. That gave some players more...Kvitova also hasn't played since the French Open, where she lost in the fourth...
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WikiLeaks: NSA spied on last 3 French presidents

...Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.There was no immediate confirmation...documents released in collaboration with French daily newspaper Liberation and investigative...from the White House or the offices of French President Francois Hollande or previous...
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SHI lecture will share story of returned headdress

Sealaska Heritage will present a free lecture from a French anthropologist and visiting scholar at noon Wednesday in the Walter Soboleff Building.The lecture by Marie Mauze, Ph.D...
Serena starts slow, Venus wins

...Defending champion Novak Djokovic - and the player he lost to in the French Open final this month, No. 4 Stan Wawrinka - won in straight...time since winning her 20th Grand Slam singles trophy at the French Open. En route to that title, Williams lost the opening set...


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