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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.
France's Gael Monfils saved a match point and battled back with sharp returns in sweltering heat to defeat Ivo Karlovic 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 in Washington Open final. "I'm very happy," Monfils said. Monfils withstood a barrage of 27 aces from the 37-year-old Croatian, firing back 16 of his own.