From wire reports

tennis

Wozniacki is upset in Dubai event

• Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, her game undone by mistakes in a 7-6 (3), 7-5 loss to Julia Goerges.

Goerges will play for the title today against Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska, who beat Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 in the first semifinal. Wozniacki led 4-2 in the second set before Goerges regained control to close the match. Goerges, an unseeded German, now has a 3-2 head-to-head record against Wozniacki.

•?Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Juan Martin del Potro each won for the 200th time in his career, setting up a semifinal between the two at the Open 13 in Marseille, France. The top-seeded Tsonga beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 7-5 in an all-French quarterfinal, and Del Potro edged Richard Gasquet 7-5, 7-6 (5).

The other semifinal pits Janko Tipsarevic against Michael Llodra, the 2010 champion. Tipsarevic, a Serbian seeded third, defeated Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 6-4, 6-4. Llodra downed 6-foot-8 qualifier Albano Olivetti 7-6 (5), 7-5 in another match between Frenchmen.

• Jurgen Melzer, playing with a broken big toe on his right foot, upset top-seeded John Isner 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the quarterfinals of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, Tenn.

• Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain beat Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-2, 6-4 to advance to the Copa Claro semifinals in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

winter sports

Uhlaender wins gold medal in skeleton

• Katie Uhlaender of Breckenridge, Colo., finished the four heats over two days at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, N.Y., in 3 minutes, 42.33 seconds to win the gold medal in the skeleton world championships. She beat Mellisa Hollingsworth of Canada by 0.17 seconds. Hollingsworth gained only 0.01 on Uhlaender over the final two runs.

• Bode Miller will skip a second World Cup super-G race today after having minor surgery in the United States. U.S. team coach Sasha Rearick says Miller had a “scope to clean up” his left knee this week. He missed the super-G race won by Didier Cuche on Friday in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

•?The Columbus Blue Jackets recalled right wing Cam Atkinson, 22, from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.

• The New Jersey Devils added experience to their shaky defense and acquired a leader for their power play in acquiring defenseman Marek Zidlicky from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for defenseman Kurtis Foster and forwards Nick Palmieri and Stephane Veilleux and two draft picks

• The Edmonton Oilers signed forward Ales Hemsky to a two-year contract extension worth $10 million.

• The Los Angeles Kings agreed to a two-year contract extension with defenseman Willie Mitchell, 34.

— From wire reports