Fed­erer, Djokovic ousted

The Morning Call - - SPORTS -

Roger Fed­erer and No­vak Djokovic went from un­beat­able to beaten in the quar­ter­fi­nals of the Shang­hai Masters. The pair had been a com­bined 13-0 at the event. Fed­erer saved five match points in the sec­ond set but fell to fifth-seeded Alexan­der Zverev 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3. Djokovic, the de­fend­ing cham­pion, lost to sixth-seeded Ste­fanos Tsit­si­pas 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

Amer­i­can teenager Coco Gauff ad­vanced to her first WTA semi­fi­nal by beat­ing top-seeded Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 at the Up­per Aus­tria Ladies in Linz, Aus­tria. Gauff, 15, also earned her first win over a top-10 player.

Auto rac­ing: Denny Ham­lin went nearly 205 mph at Talladega Su­per­speed­way, where he was among seven driv­ers to top 203 mph in prac­tice for Sun­day's GEICO 500. The Day­tona 500 win­ner went 204.904 mph in the clos­ing mo­ments of the first draft­ing ses­sion of the week­end.

Golf: Matthew Fitz­patrick took a one-stroke lead af­ter the sec­ond round of the Ital­ian Open, while lo­cal fa­vorite Francesco Moli­nari missed the cut. Fitz­patrick, an English­man, moved to 10-un­der par with seven birdies and one bo­gey for a round of 65 . ... Doug Bar­ron lost a great start with three bo­geys over his last four holes and had to set­tle for a 6-un­der 66 and a one-shot lead over Woody Austin af­ter the open­ing round of the SAS Cham­pi­onship in Cary, North Carolina.

Gym­nas­tics: Nikita Nagornyy of Rus­sia won his first men's all-around gym­nas­tics ti­tle at the world cham­pi­onships in Stuttgart, Ger­many.

Soccer: Eng­land lost a qual­i­fy­ing game for the World Cup or Euro­pean Cham­pi­onship for the first time in 10 years as sub­sti­tute Zdenek On­drasek scored his first in­ter­na­tional goal to rally the Czech Repub­lic to a 2-1 win in a Euro 2020 qual­i­fier.

Track and field: Nike is clos­ing its Ore­gon Pro­ject track and field pro­gram over­seen by Al­berto Salazar fol­low­ing his re­cent four-year dop­ing ban.

—News ser­vices

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