Serena Williams pulls out tough French Open quarterfinal win

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams' chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn't quite right. Her misses kept coming, until she was a set and a break down in the French Open quarterfinals.

  • Written by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

Rio seeks to allay concerns with Olympics just 2 months away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Seeking to allay political, economic and health concerns as the games approach, Brazilian organizers assured IOC leaders on Thursday that final preparations for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro would not be derailed by the Zika outbreak, a presidential impeachment or construction delays.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer