Luigi Rodriguez and Jonah Arenado hit two-run singles in the fifth inning Saturday night as the Richmond Flying Squirrels (52-57) beat the Portland Sea Dogs (45-64) 4-1 in a doubleheader opener at Hadlock Field.

The second game was not over by press time.

Portland took a 1-0 lead in the first when Bobby Dalbec singled home Danny Mars.

Dalbec, making his first appearance since being called up from Class A Salem, had two of the five hits for the Sea Dogs.


ROGERS CUP: Serena Williams pulled out of next week’s hard-court tournament, citing personal reasons.

Williams is coming off the most lopsided defeat of her career, 6-1, 6-0 to Johanna Konta in San Jose, California, on Tuesday.

CITI OPEN: Defending champion and top seed Alexander Zverev reached the final, defeating 10th-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals in Washington, D.C.


NHL: The Vegas Golden Knights signed center William Karlsson to a $5.25 million, one-year contract.

Karlsson set career highs for goals (43), assists (35) and points (78) last season. He won the Lady Byng Award for sportsmanship and quality of play.

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson agreed to an eight-year, $51.2 million extension, keeping him with the club through the 2026-27.


WNBA: Candice Dupree scored 25 points and the Indiana Fever held New York without a basket in the fourth quarter to beat the Liberty, 68-55.

The win was the second straight for the Fever (7-20), who hadn’t won consecutive games since May 2017. The Liberty are 5-23.


MLS: Scott Sutter finished Yoshimar Yotun’s free kick in the 93rd minute to give Orlando City a 3-3 tie with the visiting New England Revolution, with each team snapping a three-game losing streak.

Yotun also had a free kick in the 71st minute that Amro Tarek headed home to make it 2-2 for Orlando (7-14-2).Teal Bunbury gave the Revs (7-7-8) a 3-2 lead in the 76th minute after entering in the 74th. He found some space in the right side of the area before slotting it past goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr.

Josef Martinez scored twice for host Atlanta United to set an MLS record with 45 goals in his first two seasons, and Tosaint Ricketts had a stoppage-time goal for Toronto FC in a 2-2 draw.Martinez passed Stern John (44, 1998-99) for most goals in his first two seasons.


HAMBLETONIAN: Atlanta became the 14th filly winner in Hambletonian history at the Meadowlands, taking the famed $1 million trotting race for 3-year-olds in an emotional victory for the Canadian father-son team of Rick and Scott Zeron.

The filly won the 93rd Hambletonian the hard way, setting the pace and holding on gamely in the lane.


WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: The Netherlands reached yet another final after beating Australia in a shootout.

In their fifth successive final Sunday, the Dutch will defend the title against first-time finalist Ireland, which extended its stunning run by upsetting Spain 3-2 in a semifinal shootout.

– Staff and news service report