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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 29, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba BRANDON June 2002 B3 casualties mount at Wimbledon ASSOCIATED PRESS Andy Roddick reacts to a missed shot during his loss to former Canadian Greg LONDON Add Andy Roddick to the list of early losers at Yevgeny halfway through the third there were two ways to look at the mens tennis tournament Either theres impressive depth or no one wants to As more of the top men fell at secondseeded Serena Williams and thirdseeded Jennifer Capriati advanced to the fourth Torontos Daniel Nestor advanced to the third round along with Bahamian doubles partner Mark Knowles following a 61 win over Czechs Tomas Cibulec and Leos The second seeds will next meet American James Blake and Australian Andrew In mens Russian one of the highest remaining seeds in the mens was eliminated in straight sets by Belgiums Xavier And 11 Roddick of the was overwhelmed in straight sets by Britains Greg leaving just one American man littleknown Jeff Morrison in the By the time I started returning Roddick it was pretty much sealed who had won only one previous match at Wimbledon before this beat the fifthseeded Kafelnikov 76 in a third round match on Centre con tinuing the astonishing run of upsets in the mens This is anybodys said If somebody wants to win it from the this is the year to do Williams struggled to a 76 7 6 2 win over Belgiums Els while Capriati beat Czech player Daja Bedanova Kafelnikov joins 2 Marat Safin of Russia and 3 Andre Agassi and 6 Pete Sampras of the as an early round All were in bottom part of the The chaos continued with Rusedski beating Roddick and Ecuadors Nicolas Lapentti downing 15 Andrei Pavel of Romania in five By the end of the only two of the top15 seeded men were still around 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and 4 Tim Henman of both in the top half of the at is the highest seeded player left in the bottom a twotime Grand Slam reached the quarter finals at Wimbledon in 1995 but has nt been a factor at the All England Club a 21yearold has been moving steadily up the rankings and is seeded He will next face who played a nearly flawless serveand volley match against The Briton was never faced only two break points and thoroughly dominated the 19yearold Roddick made a number of acro batic saves and fullstretch but couldnt hurt who fed off the crowd shouting and pumping himself When Roddick dumped a backhand into the net on the second match Rusedski Yeah and held up his left index finger to the Its easily the best match Ive ever seen him play at said former threetime champion John doing television commentary for the Totally It was the teacher giving the young guy a Rusedskis win will raise local hopes of an allBritish final against No British player has won the mens title since Fred Perry in Also advancing to the round of 16 were Richard Krajicek and Mark two big servers coming back after serious Philippoussis served 33 aces to beat German Nicolas Kiefer the 1996 swept to a 76 62 victory over Thailands Paradorn who beat Andre Agassi in the second Its nice to live in these said Maybe 30 years I would have had to take three years off or maybe I never would have been able to play Australias Wayne Arthurs served 32 aces to beat American Taylor Dent 76 76 67 76 5 in a match without a single break of serve and very few Each play er held serve at love seven Associated Press IN BRIEF Westman players help Manitoba youth win WINNIPEG Greg Hockins pinchhit single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Manitoba youth team to a 43 victo ry over the North Dakota Mandan Chiefs in the Canada Day Classic tour from drove in Carberrys Kevin McNeill drew the first of three straight walks for Manitoba in the seventh Justin Dyck was credited with the win after pitching 1 innings in relief of Manitoba starter Jason Neufeld and Matt Lepage both drove in runs for Meanwhile the Manitoba develop ment team opened with a 71 victory over the Excelsior Tonka Mudhens from Brandons Matt DeGagne pitched seven strong innings for the develop ment Dean Manness picked up three hits and drove in three runs for the develop ment team while Jeremy Wiebe also contributed three The Manitoba youth team plays Thunder at 9 and Saskatoon 6 today at Whittier The development team has contests against Edmonton and New today at Optimist Park in Sun Flames opt to sign Rocket right winger CALGARY The Calgary Flames have signed 20yearold rightwinger Chuck Kobasew to a The Flames selected Kobasew from with the 14th overall pick in the NHL draft last Kobasew had 41 21 assists and 114 penalty minutes in 55 games for the Western Hockey Leagues Kelowna The previous season the 195pound rightwinger had 27 goals and 22 assists in 43 games for Boston He was named to the Hockey East Conferences second allstar team and was named MVP of the NCAA cham pionship Canadian Press Wilson leads way in Reston triumph RESTON Matt Wilson tossed six innings of threehit baseball as the Reston Rockets beat the Lyleton Leafs 43 last night in the Southwest Wilson gave up just one run and struck out seven Kelsey Seens doubled and sin gled for the scoring Jeff Murray took the The Lyleton starter went six giving up four runs on four He added five Cup final dream matchup Contrasting styles should be on display BY PETER MUELLO Associated Press Japan It took half a century to but this World Cup final could be worth the Brazil and Germany meet Sunday 6 12 CDT 2 repeat TSN for the first time ever in soccers biggest a fitting stage for a clash spiced by 50 years of Theres something for everyone in this classic matchup of contrasting styles and strengths The 1 offence the 1 Ronaldo Oliver artistry Latin heat European Germany is a traditional a threetime champi said Brazil coach Luiz Felipe We respect them It will be a great a historic All the two really have in common is Brazil and Germany have dominated the sport since the Second World reaching the title match in 12 of the past 13 The only exception was in when host Argentina defeated the Brazil won the tournament in 70 and 94 and the Germans tri umphed This they share some thing Both struggled in qualifying and came to the Cup with discredited with deductable or less SUPERIOR AUTO ft GLASS 1919 Brandon Avenue One block west of the Keg Windshield Side and rear Manitoba Pubic Irourance 1 cements ass replacements rs Long crack rep Free courtesy cars Free pick up and delivery Evening service available 7261333 Sun The Ultimate in Maneuverability Sale ends July Full Service Facility SERVICE 16W 18th Street Phone 7287049 ASSOCIATED PRESS the leading goal scorer at the World started a craze among youngsters In Brazil after he cut his hair last At 13 yearold Gabriel Oliviera gets the same cut at a shop in Rio de teams that many thought would get knocked out Brazil lost an unheardof six changed coaches three times and didnt guarantee a spot until its final game with The Germans also flirted with elimi nation but beat the Ukraine in a while preCup favourites England and Italy went home Brazil and Germany grew as the tournament went Brazils Three R attack Rivaldo and Ronaldinho clicked right The three have 13 of the teams tournamentleading 16 goals and are among the nominees for the Golden Ball award for the Cups most valuable Ronaldo laid to rest the doubts about the sturdiness of his right rebuilt in surgery that kept him away from the pitch for nearly two The twotime FIFA player of the year leads all scorers with six including the gamewinner in Brazils 1 0 win over Turkey in the Were going to come right at but with he relieved of his playmaking has blossomed as a scorer and is tied with Germanys Miroslav Klose with five Stone chip and crack repairs Windshield replacement Equipment glass Hometown AUTO GLASS Side and rear windows Free Autopac windshield repairs Discounts at Direct Glass Claim Service 7101st Street 18004419142 aufeopac the hero of Brazils epic 21 win over returns after a onegame With veteran wingbacks Cafu and Roberto Carlos charging the Brazil has an arsenal unmatched at the The Germans dont have to stop only one They have to take care of four good Brazilian said Carlos Alberto who coached Brazil to a record fourth World Cup title in Even the traditionally Brazils weak has jelled in the knockout The back line shut down England while playing with 10 for most of the second and goalkeeper Marcos has three shutouts in six Since the beginning of the Cup weve been said defender who plays for Germanys Bayer Its good to get compli but our goal is to be To do theyll have to go through goalkeeper who has yielded just one goal in six Undoubtedly Kahn is the best goalie in the World Cup and will be the main obstacle for Rivaldo The Bayern Munich goalkeeper is not overly impressed with the three They are truly but for me its nothing out of the he still have to show they can beat For the doubts are about its front After an 80 spree against Saudi Arabia in its opening the offence has And the team will be without star midfielder Michael suspended with two yellow BRANDON SUN TransCanada Highway CARRIER Of The Week Brendan Schwindt Congratulations go out to Brendan Schwindt of Oaklake who is our latest selection as Carrier of the Brendan has been doing an outstanding job servicing his customers in Oaklake since taking over the routes last His customers really appreciate his prompt delivery and his demonstrated The Brandon Sun along with Brendans satisfied customers use very proud to recognize him as Carrier of the Carrier wMI receive 9 Ifw Teen Bwger Combo cowtesy ol provided by ;