Tiger Woods’ stay in golf’s top-10 ranking will come to an end after a 14-year run

Tiger Woods will fall out of the top 10 next week, ending an amazing streak of being among the top 10 in the world for 14 consecutive years.

Woods, whose last win was 18 months ago in Australia, will drop to at least No. 11 in the next world ranking published Monday. He started this year at No. 2.

The last time Woods was not in the top 10 was April 6, 1997, when he was at No. 13. He won the Masters the next week for the first of his 14 majors and has stayed in the top 10 since.


GIRLS’ LACROSSE: Sarah Markey had four goals and two assists to lead Hebron Academy to a 15-1 win over Hyde in the semifinals of the MAISAD tournament at Hebron.

Gina Conroy and Janelle Bradish each added three goals and one assist for the Lumberjacks.

n Lyndsay Brattan scored two goals to lead Berwick Academy (7-7) in a 14-5 loss against Dana Hall (8-4) at Berwick.


INDIANAPOLIS 500: Rain washed out practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the fourth time in five days rain shortened or eliminated a session.

The teams are preparing for qualifying on Saturday and Sunday, when the order for the start of the May 29 race will be determined.


BRUSSELS OPEN: Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden rallied to upset fourth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 at Brussels, and second-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia survived an early scare to beat Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 and advance to the quarterfinals.

Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark opened by beating American Varvara Lepchenko, 6-4, 7-6 (5).

STRASBOURG INTERNATIONAL: Top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France and No. 2 Andrea Petkovic of Germany reached the quarterfinals at Strasbourg, France.

WORLD TEAM CUP: Mardy Fish and John Isner gave the United States a 2-1 win over Kazakhstan by defeating Andrey Golubev and Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 7-6 (10) in doubles at Duesseldorf, Germany.

OPEN DE NICE: Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain and No. 2 Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic advanced to the quarterfinals in straight sets at Nice, France.


U.S. WOMEN: Heather O’Reilly had a goal and an assist at Cary, N.C., to lead the United States to a 2-0 win over Japan in the Americans’ next-to-last exhibition before the Women’s World Cup.