Top-ranked Wozniacki upset by Kanepi, who reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific

Kaia Kanepi upset top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open at Tokyo.

The 43rd-ranked Kanepi rallied from three games down in the third set and won the match when she broke the defending champion with a forehand down the line.

Kanepi will face ninth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals. Radwanska beat eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic, 6-4, 6-0.

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova beat No. 13 seed Julia Goerges, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4).


NHL: The league suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Tom Sestito for the rest of the preseason and the first two regular-season games for an illegal hit from behind on New York Rangers forward Andre Deveaux during an exhibition game Monday night.

Sestito hit Deveaux from behind, driving him into the glass. Sestito was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding. The suspension will cost him $5,946 in salary.

St. Louis Blues forward Jason Arnott had surgery to remove a cataract from his right eye and is expected to be out a week.

The 36-year-old Arnott had 17 goals and 14 assists in 73 games last season for New Jersey and Washington.


BOYS’ SOCCER: Olivier Knight-Rouleau scored three goals to lead Hebron Academy to a 10-2 win over Carrabassett Valley Academy at Hebron.

FIELD HOCKEY: Toni DiGeronimo had one goal and one assist to lead Brewster Academy (3-0) to a 3-1 win over Hebron Academy (1-2) at Hebron.

Elena Hernandez scored for Hebron.


SABONIS HAS HEART ATTACK: Hall of Famer Arvydas Sabonis was in stable condition after suffering a heart attack Tuesday while playing basketball.

Doctors in his hometown of Kaunas, Lithuania, said the 46-year-old Sabonis was in intensive care, but the heart attack was not life-threatening.

The 7-foot-3 Sabonis played seven seasons for the Portland Trail Blazers between 1995-2003.


NYC MARATHON: Reigning Boston Marathon champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya and countrywoman Mary Keitany, the London Marathon winner, will run the New York City Marathon in November.


STRICKER INJURED: Steve Stricker had an MRI that confirmed he has a herniated disc in his neck.

Stricker’s agent, Jon Heaton, said Stricker is not feeling any pain, although he is weak in his left arm. He is consulting specialists and evaluating treatment options.

If Stricker isn’t fit enough to play Nov. 17-20 in the Presidents Cup, U.S. captain Fred Couples said he would be replaced by PGA champion Keegan Bradley.

— From staff and news services