Sports Results Roundup — July 9, 2012

Rugby  Grand Prix  Cricket Tennis Cycling


Rugby:

Super Rugby:
MTN Lions     37 – 32     Rebels
Toyota Cheetahs    6 – 13     DHL Stormers
Waratahs 15 – 19 Brumbies
Blues 32 – 9 Force
Sharks 32 – 10 Vodacom Bulls
Reds 19 – 13 Highlanders
Chiefs 21 – 28 Crusaders

Combined Log:
Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA BPts Pts
1 Chiefs 15 12 0 3 419 330 89 44 27 7 63
2 DHL Stormers 15 13 0 2 324 233 91 26 18 2 62
3 Brumbies 15 10 0 5 388 301 87 40 28 10 58
4 Crusaders 15 10 0 5 447 319 128 43 31 8 56
5 Vodacom Bulls 15 9 0 6 435 349 86 46 36 10 54
6 Sharks 15 9 0 6 402 333 69 43 31 10 54
7 Reds 15 10 0 5 327 331 -4 33 34 5 53
8 Hurricanes 15 9 0 6 461 404 57 55 36 9 53
9 Highlanders 16 9 0 7 359 385 -26 36 31 6 46
10 Toyota Cheetahs 15 5 0 10 376 424 -48 35 43 10 38
11 Waratahs 15 4 0 11 330 375 -45 31 38 11 35
12 Rebels 15 4 0 11 341 494 -153 34 57 7 31
13 Blues 15 3 0 12 329 414 -85 31 49 8 28
14 Force 15 3 0 12 282 402 -120 27 45 7 27
15 MTN Lions 15 3 0 12 297 423 -126 28 48 5 25


Motorsport:

British F1 Grand Prix
Mark Webber (Australia) claimed the 9th victory of his career when he won a dramatic and incident-filled British Grand Prix.

Results:
1. Mark Webber (AUS/Red Bull Racing) 1hr 25min 11.288sec
2. Fernando Alonso (ESP/Scuderia Ferrari) at 3.060
3. Sebastian Vettel (GER/Red Bull Racing) 4.836
4. Felipe Massa (BRA/Scuderia Ferrari) 9.519
5. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Lotus) 10.314
6. Romain Grosjean (FRA/Lotus) 17.101
7. Michael Schumacher (GER/Mercedes AMG) 29.153
8. Lewis Hamilton (GBR/McLaren Mercedes) 36.463
9. Bruno Senna (BRA/Williams) 43.347
10. Jenson Button (GBR/McLaren Mercedes) 44.444
11. Kamui Kobayashi (JPN/Sauber) 45.370
12. Nico Hülkenberg (GER/Force India) 47.856
13. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/Scuderia Toro Rosso) 51.241
14. Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA/Scuderia Toro Rosso) 53.313
15. Nico Rosberg (GER/Mercedes AMG) 57.394
16. Pastor Maldonado (VEN/Williams) 1 lap
17. Heikki Kovalainen (FIN/Caterham) 1 lap
18. Timo Glock (GER/Marussia) 1 lap
19. Charles Pic (FRA/Marussia) 1 lap
20. Pedro de la Rosa (ESP/HRT) 2 laps
21. Narain Karthikeyan (IND/HRT) 2 laps

2012 Championship Log:
Driver Pts
1. F. Alonso 129
2. M. Webber 116
3. S. Vettel 100
4. L. Hamilton 92
5. K. Raikkonen 83
6. N. Rosberg 75
7. R. Grosjean 61
8. J. Button 50
9. S. Perez 39
10. P. Maldonado 29
11. P. di Resta 27
12. M. Schumacher 23
13. F. Massa 23
14. K. Kobayashi 21
15. B. Senna 18
16. N. Hulkenberg 17
17. J. Vergne 4
18. D. Ricciardo 2
19. H. Kovalainen 0
20. V. Petrov 0
21. T. Glock 0
22. C. Pic 0
23. N. Karthikeyan 0
24. P. de la Rosa 0

German Motor GP:
Dano Pedrosa (Spain) took the honours after his Honda teammate Casey Stoner crashed out with two bends of the final lap remaining.

Results:
1. Dani Pedrosa (Spain) Honda 41:28.396
2. Jorge Lorenzo (Spain) Yamaha 41:43.392
3. Andrea Dovizioso (Italy) Yamaha 41:49.065
4. Ben Spies (U.S.) Yamaha 41:49.136
5. Stefan Bradl (Germany) Honda 41:56.289
6. Valentino Rossi (Italy) Ducati 41:56.446
7. Alvaro Bautista (Spain) Honda 41:56.642
8. Cal Crutchlow (Britain) Yamaha 41:56.843
9. Hector Barbera (Spain) Ducati 41:57.449
10. Nicky Hayden (U.S.) Ducati 41:57.622
11. Randy de Puniet (France) Aprilia 42:21.572
12. Colin Edwards (U.S.) Suter 42:26.600
13. Aleix Espargaro (Spain) Aprilia 42:33.050
14. Yonny Hernandez (Colombia) Kawasaki 42:41.939
15. James Ellison (Britain) Aprilia 42:58.714

2012 Championship Log:
Pos Rider Bike Nation Points
1 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha Spain 160
2 Dani Pedrosa Honda Spain 146
3 Casey Stoner Honda Australia 140
4 Andrea Dovizioso Yamaha Italy 92
5 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha Britain 85
6 Valentino Rossi Ducati Italy 71
7 Alvaro Bautista Honda Spain 67
8 Nicky Hayden Ducati USA 65
9 Stefan Bradl Honda Germany 62
10 Ben Spies Yamaha USA 61
11 Hector Barbera Ducati Spain 53
12 Randy De Puniet ART France 24
13 Aleix Espargaro ART Spain 23
14 Michele Pirro FTR Italy 16
15 Mattia Pasini ART Italy 12
16 James Ellison ART Britain 10
17 Danillo Petrucci Ioda Racing Project Italy 9
18 Colin Edwards Suter USA 8
19 Yonny Hernandez BQR Colombia 6
20 Ivan Silva   BQR Spain 5
21 Karel Abraham Ducati Czech Republic 4


Cricket

July 7th:
West Indies v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Kingston
West Indies 315 for 5 (Gayle 125, Samuels 101*) beat New Zealand 260 (Watling 72*, Williamson 58, Guptill 51, Rampaul 3-50) by 55 runs
West Indies lead the 5 match ODI series 2-0

Tennis:

Wimbledon
Women’s Doubles Final:
Sisters Serena and Venus Williams (USA) won the women’s doubles title on Saturday after defeating 6th seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) 7-5, 6-4. The sisters have now won 5 Wimbledon, 4 Australian Open, 2 US Open and 2 French Open doubles Titles.

Ladies Singles Final:
Serena Williams (USA) defeated Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to win her 5th singles title at the All England Club and her 14th major career singles title.

Men’s Singles Final:
Roger Federer (Switzerland) won a record-equalling 7th Wimbledon and the 17th Grand Slam title of his career on Sunday.

Roger Federer who was playing in his 8th Wimbledon Final and incredibly the 24th Grand Slam Final of his career has now joined Pete Sampras (USA) and William Renshaw (Britain) as a seven-time champion.

Federer has now become only the 3rd man in history over the age of 30 to win the Wimbledon Title following Rod Laver (Australia) in 1969 and Arthur Ashe (USA) in 1975.

Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray (Britain) 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in the Final and regained the world No 1 ranking.


Cycling:

Tour de France:
Overall Standings:
1. Bradley Wiggins (Britain / Team Sky) 38:17:56″
2. Cadel Evans (Australia / BMC Racing) +10″
3. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy / Liquigas) +16″
4. Denis Menchov (Russia / Katusha) +54″
5. Haimar Zubeldia (Spain / RadioShack) +59″
6. Chris Froome (Britain / Team Sky) +1:32″
7. Maxime Monfort (Belgium / RadioShack) +2:08″
8. Jurgen Van den Broeck (Belgium / Lotto) +2:11″
9. Nicolas Roche (Ireland / AG2R) +2:21″
10. Rein Taaramaee (Estonia / Cofidis) +2:27″
11. Tony Gallopin (France / RadioShack) +3:13″
12. Rui Costa (Portugal / Movistar) +3:24″
13. Thibaut Pinot (France / FDJ) +3:41″
14. Chris Horner (U.S. / RadioShack) +3:43″
15. Fraenk Schleck (Luxembourg / RadioShack) +3:47″
106. Daryl Impey (South Africa / Orica GreenEdge) +34:53″

BIBLE INSPIRATION

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. — Philippians 4: 6 (NIV)

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