TENNIS—MARTINA NAVRATILOVA defeated Natalia Zvereva 6-2, 6-2 to win a grass court tournament in Eastbourne, England. The victory was worth $50,000.
David Pate beat Christo van Rensburg 7-6, 6-4 to win a grass court tournament in West Kirby, England, and $35,000.
TRACK & FIELD—At the TAC Championships in Tampa, SHEILA ECHOLS was the meet's only double winner, running the 100 meters in 11.04 seconds and long-jumping 21'1�". In other outstanding performances, ERIC METCALF leaped 27'8�", nearly a foot farther than favorite Mike Conley in the men's long jump, and ROGER KINGDOM won the men's 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.15 seconds, the fastest official time in the world in three years.
WRESTLING—At the Olympic trials in Pensacola, Fla., two gold medalists from the 1984 Games gained spots on the U.S. freestyle team. MARK SCHULTZ of Villanova, Pa., won the 180�-pound competition, and BRUCE BAUMGARTNER of Edinboro, Pa., triumphed at 286 pounds. BILL SCHERR of Chicago, and his twin brother, JIM SCHERR of Bloomington, Ind., qualified by winning the 220-pound and 198-pound classes, respectively. KENNY MONDAY and JOHN SMITH, both of Stillwater, Okla., beat out 1984 gold medalists; Monday defeated Dave Schultz at 163 pounds, and Smith knocked off Randy Lewis at 136� pounds. The remaining freestyle berths went to TIM VANNI of Tempe, Ariz., at 105�; KEN CHERTOW of Huntington, W.Va., at 114�; BARRY DAVIS of Iowa City at 125� pounds; and NATE CARR of Morgantown, W.Va. at 149�.
In the Greco-Roman competition, twins from the Twin Cities qualified for the Games. DUANE and DENNIS KOSLOWSKI of Minneapolis prevailed at 286 pounds and 220, respectively. MARK FULLER of Gresham, Ore., made his third Olympic team, at 105� pounds. Unseeded ANDY SERAS of Albany, N.Y., fought his way up the challenge ladder to win at 149� pounds. Other wrestlers headed for Seoul are SHAWN SHELDON of East Greenbush, N.Y., at 114�; ANTHONY AMADO of Portland, Ore., at 125�; ISAAC ANDERSON of Albany, N.Y., at 136�; DAVID BUTLER of El Cajon, Calif., at 163; and MICHIAL FOY of Minneapolis at 198 pounds.
MILEPOSTS—FIRED: After one season as coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, PIERRE CREAMER, 43, who guided the Penguins to a 36-35-9 record.
SUSPENDED: For two days by National League president A. Bartlett Giamatti, Cincinnati Reds infielder DAVE CONCEPCION, 40, for throwing a base after an argument with home plate umpire Mark Hirschbeck over a called third strike during a game against the Giants in San Francisco on June 11. He was also fined an undisclosed amount. Concepcion has appealed the ruling.
TRADED: By the Cincinnati Reds, third baseman BUDDY BELL, 36, to the Houston Astros for a minor leaguer to be named after the season.
DIED: Junior welterweight boxer BRIAN BARONET, 27, of South Africa, who suffered brain damage that left him in a coma after Kenny Vice knocked him out in the last round of their 10-round fight on June 14; of heart failure; in Durban, South Africa.
PGA Hall of Fame member JOHNNY FARRELL, 87, after suffering a stroke; in Boynton Beach, Fla. Farrell defeated Bobby Jones in a playoff for the 1928 U.S. Open title and played on the first three U.S. Ryder Cup teams.