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Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova kisses the cup after defeating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium Saturday, June 12, 2021 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) **FILE***

French Open’s clay court an equalizer for the women’s field

- Associated Press

Barbora Krejcikova’s victory at Roland Garros on Saturday made the 25-year-old from the Czech Republic the sixth consecutive first-time Grand Slam champion to earn the women’s singles trophy in Paris.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Scherzer throwing again after leaving game Friday

- The Washington Times

The Washington Nationals saw Max Scherzer suffer a groin tweak that forced him to exit his start Friday after 12 pitches. But neither Scherzer nor manager Dave Martinez think the right-hander will be out of action long. Scherzer threw from flat ground ahead of Sunday’s series finale against the San Francisco Giants, and he’s scheduled to throw a bullpen Monday.

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Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen, left, grabs a rebound during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Sparks, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) **FILE**

Dream make 13 3-pointers, beat Mystics

Associated Press

Myisha Hines-Allen led the Mystics (4-6) with 16 points. Ariel Atkins scored 15 points, Tina Charles added 13 and Theresa Plaisance 10.

Milwaukee Bucks' P.J. Tucker and Khris Middleton steal the ball from Brooklyn Nets' Mike James during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball semifinals game Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks tie series with Game 4 win as Nets lose Irving

- Associated Press

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 Game 4 victory on Sunday to tie their second-round playoff series with the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Kyrie Irving to a sprained right ankle.