Second-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia powered past Jill Craybas of the U.S.,6--2, 6--1, in their second-round match last Thursday at the French Open (page74). Sharapova also won her next two matches, advancing to thequarterfinals.
In Mexico the World Council of Lucha Libre provides wrestlers for almost everytaste, beginning with the rudos (bullies) and the técnicos (skilled fighters).Then there are the women, such as India Sioux, from a family of fighters; theexóticos, such as Màximo, who confounds rivals by flirting with them; and theminiestrellas (mini stars), such as the diminutive Fire.
Dr. Wagner Jr.
As dusk descended on Fenway Park last Friday, Red Sox centerfielder Coco Crispslapped a single to right off Yankees starter Chien-Ming Wang. The selloutcrowd of 36,785 enjoyed the twilight but not the outcome: New York won 9--5 andwound up taking two of three games from first-place Boston in the weekendseries.
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