MISC.

The Washington Post Sunday - - WASHINGTONPOST.COM/SPORTS -

Svet­lana Kuznetsova swept

aside a tired Anas­ta­sia

Pav­lyuchenkova, 6-2, 6-1, to win the Krem­lin Cup ten­nis tour­na­ment in Moscow. . . . Top-seeded David Fer­rer beat

Gael Mon­fils, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5, at the Erste Bank Open in Vi­enna to reach his fifth fi­nal of the sea­son.

Fer­rer will play Steve John­son of the United States for the ti­tle. The 47th-ranked Amer­i­can beat

Ernests Gul­bis, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), to ad­vance to his first ATP fi­nal. . . .

Amer­i­can Jack Sock reached his sec­ond ATP tour fi­nal of the sea­son by beat­ing sec­ond-seeded

Richard Gas­quet, 6-4, 6-2, at the Stock­holm Open. He will play de­fend­ing cham­pion To­mas

Berdych in Sun­day’s fi­nal. The top-seeded Czech player ad­vanced when Mar­cos

Bagh­datis re­tired with a right groin in­jury. . . .

Fed­er­ica Brignone of Italy earned her first ca­reer World Cup win at the sea­son-open­ing women’s gi­ant slalom in Soelden, Aus­tria. Brignone held on to a com­mand­ing first-run lead to beat last year’s win­ner, Mikaela

Shiffrin of the United States, by 0.85 sec­onds. . . .

In Mil­wau­kee, Rus­sian world ju­nior cham­pion Ev­ge­nia

Medvedeva won Skate Amer­ica, edg­ing U.S. Olympian Gra­cie

Gold in her first Grand Prix Se­ries event.

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