Bowdoin men win, women lose in NCAAs

The Bowdoin men’s tennis team beat Washington-St. Louis 5-3 Monday in the NCAA Division III quarterfinals at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Luke Tercek, Grant Urken and Gil Roddy each won singles matches for Bowdoin.

Turcek and Urken won the first doubles match for Bowdoin (21-4), and Justin Patel and Roddy took the third doubles.

Bowdoin plays Emory in the semifinals at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The Bowdoin women took a 5-1 loss to Emory in the Division III quarterfinals at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Tess Trinka and Tasha Christ won the second doubles for Bowdoin to tie the match at 1-1.

Emory will play Tuesday against unbeaten Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the semifinals.


EASTERN LEAGUE: Monday’s game between the Portland Sea Dogs and New Hampshire Fisher Cats was postponed due to unplayable field conditions at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester, New Hampshire. The game will be made up as part of a Tuesday doubleheader that starts at 5:35 p.m.


STRASBOURG INTERNATIONAL: Defending champion Caroline Garcia advanced to the second round in France by beating Jennifer Brady 6-3, 6-4 and top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki retired injured from her match.

Wozniacki, a former world No. 1 ranked 12th, trailed Shelby Rogers of the U.S. 7-6 (8), 1-0 when she called it quits because of back pain, six days before the French Open.

LYON OPEN: Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France fended off seven of eight break points to get past Daniil Medvedev of Russia and reach the second round in France.

NUREMBURG CUP: Oceane Dodin of France upset the third-seeded Zhang Shuai 6-7 (11), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round at Germany.

 Fifth-seeded Alison Riske of the U.S. began her campaign by defeating Belgium’s Elise Mertens 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.


TELEVISION: ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale signed a contract extension with the network through the 2019-20 season. Vitale also does work for and ESPN Radio. He began with ESPN in its first season, 1979-80.


U-20 MEN: After a goalkeeping blunder by Jonathan Klinsmann, teammate Luca de la Torre scored an injury-time goal to give the United States a 3-3 draw against Ecuador at the Under-20 World Cup in Seoul, South Korea.

The Americans conceded two early goals but managed to get back into the Group F match with a pair of strikes from Josh Sargent.

ENGLAND: David Moyes quit as Sunderland manager after relegation from the Premier League and having failed to revive a reputation damaged as Alex Ferguson’s failed successor at Manchester United.

After impressing during 11 years at Everton, Moyes has lasted less than a year in his three subsequent coaching positions.


RIDER DIES: Nicky Hayden, the World Superbike Championship rider and 2006 MotoGP world champion, has died five days after being involved in a bicycling collision.

The 35-year-old American was cycling along the Rimini coastline in Italy last Wednesday when a car collided with his bicycle.

– From staff and news services