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Madison Keys wins her opening match at Wimbledon ... Nick Kyrgios retires in the middle of match ... Hockey marathon

July 3, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Madison Keys has won her opening match at Wimbledon, beating Nao Hibino of Japan 6-4, 6-2. The 17th-seeded American reached the quarterfinals at the All England Club in 2015 and the fourth round last year.

LONDON (AP) — Nick Kyrgios has retired from his first-round match at Wimbledon after losing the first two sets. The 20th-seeded Australian was trailing Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France 6-3, 6-4 when he called for a trainer to work on his left hip. He then decided to stop the match. Kyrgios also retired with an injury from his first-round match at Queen’s, a Wimbledon warm-up tournament.

UNDATED (AP) — Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg (9-2, 3.51 ERA) gets the ball at home tonight against Mets left-hander Steven Matz (2-1, 2.67). The Rockies turn to rookie right-hander Jeff Hoffman to halt their skid in a game against Cincinnati. Colorado has lost 10 of 11.

UNDATED (AP) — Rangers left-hander Martin Perez returns to the mound after a stint on the disabled list with a broken right thumb. Perez (4-6, 4.70) gets the start in the opener of a series against the Red Sox and AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello (4-10, 5.06).

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo, New York’s hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game. It began at 9 p.m. on June 22, when 40 rec-league players — many of them in their 40s — embarked on a round-the-clock bid to break the record and raise $1 million for Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The record time of 10 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes and 21 seconds was announced 7 a.m. today.

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