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19-year-old Maryland native Frances Tiafoe eliminated in Wimbledon second round

19-year-old Maryland native Frances Tiafoe eliminated in Wimbledon second round

A day after winning his first ever main draw match at Wimbledon, Maryland native Frances Tiafoe is out of the competition following a second-round loss Thursday. 

The 19 year-old from Prince George's County made headlines Wednesday after defeating Robin Haase 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 in first-round play. 

Sadly, the Maryland native was bounced from competition on Thursday by Alexander Zverev. 

The German Zverev, the No. 10 seed in the gentleman's draw, defeated Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Zverev will now face unseeded Austrian Sebastian Ofner in the third round on Friday afternoon.

As for Tiafoe, the future is very bright. Despite the loss at the iconic tournament, the former Dematha tennis star is turning heads in the tennis world. Tiafoe is a young standout on the Washington Kastles, which begins its season July 16.

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Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics get 7th straight victory

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Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics get 7th straight victory

Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver added 19 and the Washington Mystics used an 18-2 fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 76-62 on Wednesday night.

Washington (21-11) has won seven straight and is one game behind second-place Atlanta (22-10), with the top two seeds getting double-byes in the playoffs.

Monique Currie scored 14 points for Washington. She made back-to-back 3-pointers to start Washington's 12-2 game-opening run. The Mystics were 5 of 6 from 3-point range in the first quarter and finished 9 of 22.

Delle Donne, Toliver and Currie each scored in double-figures in the first half to help Washington take a 48-41 lead.

Natalie Achonwa led Indiana (5-27) with 15 points. Candice Dupree added eight points and became the ninth player in WNBA history to reach 6,000 points. Dupree needs two points to tie Lauren Jackson (6,007) for eighth on the scoring list. Diana Taurasi leads the pack with 8,506.

Indiana started the second half on a 10-0 run to take its first lead at 49-48.

The Washington Valor are Arena League Champions

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The Washington Valor are Arena League Champions

Washington, D.C. is still the city of champions.

The Washington Valor defeated the Baltimore Brigade 69-55 in a Ted Leonsis owned battle of the beltways.

The Valor, who had gone 2-10 during the regular season, took on the 7-5 Baltimore Brigade as their underdog heading into Saturday's championship match.

Quarterback Arvell Nelson put the Valor on the board first with a touchdown during the second quarter. Nelson had a record-setting game with 223 yards passing and five touchdowns.

This is the Valor's first-ever championship title.