TENNIS

Federer in Madrid final, can move up to No. 2

Roger Federer will play for his third Madrid Open title with a chance to take over the No. 2 spot in the world rankings after cruising past Janko Tipsarevic, 6-2, 6-3, in the semifinals Saturday . . . In women's semifinals, ninth-seeded Serena Williams beat Lucie Hradecka, 7-6 (5), 6-0.

HORSE RACINGMark Valeski captures Peter Pan

Favored Mark Valeski beat Right to Vote by 11/4 lengths in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes for 3-year-olds at Belmont Park. Laying off a blazing pace set by the 47-1 Right to Vote, Mark Valeski rallied four wide for his third win in six starts and first stakes victory.

HOCKEYTavares scores as Canada routs Kazakhstan

The Islanders' John Tavares had a goal as Canada (5-0-1) beat Kazakhstan, 8-0, to reach the quarterfinals of the world championships in Helsinki, Finland.

SOCCERRed Bulls' Conde arrested

Red Bulls defender Wilman Conde was arrested early Saturday in Fort Lee, N.J., and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer. Conde, 29, was released on his own recognizance pending a hearing. According to a police report, Conde allegedly pushed an officer who went to his apartment on a noise complaint. -- AP

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