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WNBA's Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court

American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that has unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington.

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Swiatek's 37-match win streak ends in Wimbledon's 3rd round

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek was unbeaten since February and sure seemed unbeatable, compiling 37 consecutive match wins and six consecutive tournament titles. But a mistake-filled Saturday sent Swiatek out of Wimbledon in the third round with a 6-4, 6-2 loss to 37th-ranked Alize Cornet of France.

Poland's Iga Swiatek returns the ball to France's Alize Cornet during a third round women's singles match on Day 6 of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, July 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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