Teen Watson stuns Wozniak
TENNIS: British teenager Heather Watson claimed the biggest scalp of her fledgling career after beating world No48 Aleksandra Wozniak at the Aegon Championships in Eastbourne.

Watson, 18, a wildcard entry at Wimbledon, came through 6-3, 6-2 to secure a first WTP Tour win of her career.

It capped a good day for British tennis after another wildcard, James Ward, claimed his biggest ever victory, beating second seed Feliciano Lopez, who was forced to retire when 6-3, 5-4 down.

Murray warms up with Hewitt
TENNIS: British No1 Andy Murray is to play Lleyton Hewitt in a warm-up match at London’s Hurlingham Club tomorrow as part of his preparation for Wimbledon.

Murphy to lead the Irish
RUGBY UNION: Full-back Geordan Murphy will captain Ireland for the first time on Friday against New Zealand Maori in their centenary fixture at Rotorua.

Meanwhile, Scotland captain Chris Cusiter has returned home from the tour of Argentina after failing to recover from a knee injury.

Cav crash hinder Tour hopes
CYCLING: Mark Cavendish’s Tour de France hopes have been thrown into doubt after he suffered a bad crash on the third stage of the Tour de Suisse.

The HTC-Columbia star was on course to claim a sprint victory but was sent tumbling after a high-speed collision with Heinrich Haussler on the closing straight.