Serena Williams will begin her quest for a third Bank of the West Classic title Wednesday night against either Kimiko Date-Krumm or Karolina Pliskova.
The WTA tennis tournament starts Monday at Stanford. Top seeds Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka have first-round byes. Alex Glenn hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Visalia a 4-2 walk-off win over San Jose. Jesus Galindo's RBI single in the top of the 12th had given the Giants a 2-1 lead. The Earthquakes are close to signing Argentine midfielder Matias Pérez García, according to Spanish-language media reports. Pérez García plays for Tigre, a suburban Buenos Aires team in the nation's first division. An unnamed spokesman told Clarin of Buenos Aires that Tigre would receive a $2 million transfer fee. Former Stanford star Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross beat Laura Ludwig and Julie Sude 21-18, 18-21, 17-15 to advance to the World Series of Beach Volleyball quarterfinals in Long Beach. Stanford's Valarie Allman placed second in the women's discus at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Her best throw was 186 feet, 2 inches. Izabela Da Silva won at 190-4. San Jose State's Cody Blick shot a 1-under 69 and tied for seventh at the Pacific Coast Amateur in Flagstaff, Arizona. He finished at 8-under 272 -- 11 shots behind Corey Pereira. The Spartans' Megan Osland closed with a 1-under 70 and tied for eighth at the Canadian Women's Amateur in Woodstock, Ontario. She finished at 1-under 283. Augusta James (69) won with a 270 total. Former Freedom High-Oakley star Joe Mixon is the subject of a police investigation for alleged aggravated assault in Norman, Oklahoma, where he is a freshman on the Oklahoma football team. The alleged victim told The Oklahoman that Mixon punched her in the face at a deli early Friday, breaking four bones.
Staff writers Stephanie Hammon and Elliott Almond contributed to this report.