Compiled from wire reports

Soccer

Goalkeeper Solo says she has shoulder replacement

•?Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo said she has had shoulder replacement surgery. Solo, 35, posted photos of herself post-surgery on her social media accounts. She had the procedure at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle Monday.

On the posts, she said he had been dealing with a right shoulder injury for “a long time.” Solo had surgery on the same shoulder in 2011.

Skateboarding

Anderson comes out as gay, partially to help others

• Professional skateboarder Brian Anderson has publicly come out as gay. Anderson, 40, told Vice Sports he once was terrified that someone in the skateboarding community would discover his sexuality. He said he came out publicly in part to give hope to young people dealing with the struggles he went through.

Anderson was named skater of the year by Thrasher Magazine in 1999.

tennis

Kuznetsova dominates

Venus Williams for win

• Svetlana Kuznetsova ousted defending champion Venus Williams 6-2, 6-2 to reach the Wuhan Open quarterfinals in China. Kuznetsova dominated Williams from the outset, breaking the American five times. She improved to 5-4 against Williams.

Williams struggled with her serve in the gusty conditions and had seven double faults.

Simona Halep of Romania also advanced past Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-3.

Halep, showing no sign of the hamstring injury that ruled her out of Tokyo last week, will face Madison Keys of the United States in the quarterfinals. Keys beat Russian qualifier Daria Kasatkina 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

• Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the China Open because of an elbow injury. The defending champion says he is “extremely disappointed” to miss the tournament in Beijing, where he has won four consecutive titles and has 29 victories in a row.

Djokovic, 29, said he’ll continue rehab and hopes to return to the ATP Tour soon. The U.S. Open finalist has had a poor midseason, losing at the Olympics and Wimbledon in the early stages.

hockey

Devils sign defenseman Quincey for $1.25 million

•?The New Jersey Devils signed veteran defenseman Kyle Quincey to a $1.25 million contract for the upcoming season. The 31-year-old Quincey is entering his ninth full NHL season after spending the last four-plus seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. He came to Detroit from Colorado, via Tampa Bay, when he was traded twice on Feb. 21, 2012.

• The Nashville Predators signed defenseman Samuel Girard to a three-year, entry-level contract. Girard, 18, has spent the last two seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Shawinigan Cataractes.

— From wire reports