WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- A strangely listless Pete Sampras lost in five sets Wednesday in the second round at Wimbledon, the seven-time champion's earliest exit from the grass-court championships in 11 years.
On Court 2, nicknamed the "graveyard of champions," Sampras rallied from two sets down but came up short 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4 against George Bastl, a Swiss player ranked 145th in the world.
Bastl was only in the draw because another player ranked higher withdrew just before the tournament started Monday.
It was one of the worst defeats of Sampras' career and, on paper, one of the biggest upset in recent Wimbledon history.
Brazil, Germany to meet in cup finals
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) After all its troubles getting to the tournament and all the upsets around it, Brazil is back where it belongs the World Cup final.
Ronaldo got his tournament-best sixth goal and goalkeeper Marcos protected a slim lead with several spectacular saves Wednesday night in a 1-0 victory over Turkey. It lifted a Brazilian team that barely made it through South American qualifying into its seventh World Cup final.
Waiting for the Brazilians is Germany, also in its seventh title game. The Germans have won three championships, one fewer than Brazils record.
Oddly, theyve never met in the World Cup, let alone for the crown of the worlds most popular sporting event.
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