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Park in Control at 1st LPGA Major

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, grimaces as he watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, grimaces as he watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Lee Janzen chips to the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Lee Janzen chips to the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Jason Gore hits from a bunker on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Jason Gore hits from a bunker on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • K.J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    K.J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waits for his turn to putt on the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waits for his turn to putt on the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to missing a birdie putt on the seventh green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to missing a birdie putt on the seventh green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Billy Horschel watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Billy Horschel watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Retief Goosen, of South Africa, hits from a creek on the 18th hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Retief Goosen, of South Africa, hits from a creek on the 18th hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Billy Horschel chips to the 16th green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Billy Horschel chips to the 16th green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

  • Mika Miyazato, of Japan, reads the green with her caddie Chad Payne on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship golf tournament in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena)

    Mika Miyazato, of Japan, reads the green with her caddie Chad Payne on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship golf tournament in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena)

  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, grimaces as he watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Lee Janzen chips to the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Jason Gore hits from a bunker on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • K.J. Choi, of South Korea, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, waits for his turn to putt on the first green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his drive on the first hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to missing a birdie putt on the seventh green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Billy Horschel watches his tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Retief Goosen, of South Africa, hits from a creek on the 18th hole during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Billy Horschel chips to the 16th green during the third round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Saturday, April 6, 2013, in San Antonio.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
  • Mika Miyazato, of Japan, reads the green with her caddie Chad Payne on the third hole during the third round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship golf tournament in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena)

Rancho Mirage, Calif. — Inbee Park opened a three-stroke lead in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, twice hitting to 2½ feet to set up back-nine birdies in a bogey-free round.

The 24-year-old South Korean shot a 5-under 67 yesterday to reach 12 under at Mission Hills, putting her in position for her second major title and second victory of the year. She won the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open and added her fourth LPGA Tour title in February in Thailand.

Lizette Salas, a stroke behind Park entering the round, had a 69 to remain second.

Hall of Famer Karrie Webb, the tournament winner in 2000 and 2006, was five strokes back at 6 under along with Suzann Pettersen, Angela Stanford, Jessica Korda, Karine Icher and Pornanong Phatlum. Stanford had a 66, the best round of the tournament.

Horschel Holds Lead

San Antonio — Billy Horschel held off an experienced leaderboard to shoot 2-under 70 and take a two-shot lead entering the final round of the Texas Open.

Horschel, who also held the lead after the second round, battled through the gusting San Antonio wind yesterday to reach 10 under overall — two shots ahead of Jim Furyk and Charley Hoffman.

The Florida native was second at last week’s Houston Open and extended his PGA Tour-best streak of consecutive made cuts to 21 this week.

Rory McIlroy shot a 1-under 71 and is four shots back. McIlroy tied for the low round on Friday with a 67, but he was inconsistent off the tee yesterday and had four birdies and three bogeys.

Tennis

Serbs Lead U.S.

Boise, Idaho — The United States trails Serbia 2-1 in a Davis Cup quarterfinal after the top-ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan lost to Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1), 5-7, 4-6, 15-13.

Fans in the arena were on the edge of their seats as the match went 4 hours, 23 minutes.

The Bryans have a 20-4 record together in Davis Cup doubles and have lost their past two Davis Cup matches in five sets this year — the only two times they’ve played five-set matches in Davis Cup action.

Zimonjic, who closed out the match with an ace on the second match point of the 28th game of the fifth set, is a former world No. 1 doubles player, multiple Grand Slam doubles champion, and part of Serbia’s only Davis Cup victory in 2010.

Bozoljac ranks 335th in singles. Zimonjic and Bozoljac have a 4-2 Davis Cup doubles record together.

Serena Routs Sister

Charleston, s.c. — Serena Williams routed Venus Williams 6-1, 6-2 at the Family Circle Cup, the most one-sided match in the sisters’ long rivalry.

Serena Williams won her 14th straight match at the Family Circle. She will play for her second straight tournament title Sunday against the winner of the other semifinal between Jelena Jankovic and Stefanie Voegele later in the day.

This was the first time since 2009 that the Williams sisters were playing each other in a tournament. Serena has won five straight in their series and leads 14-10.

Soccer

Bayern Secures Title

Berlin — Bayern Munich clinched the German Bundesliga title with a record six games to spare, winning 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt yesterday as Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in the 52nd minute.

Bayern Munich (24-1-3), the first team to clinch this season in a major European league, maintained a 20-point lead over second-place Borussia Dortmund (16-5-7), which rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat visiting Augsburg 4-2 as former American under-20 team defender Neven Subotic scored the go-ahead goal. Dortmund had won the previous two league titles.

Schalke won 2-0 at Werder Bremen. The visitors were without American midfielder Jermaine Jones, who has missed two league games since spraining his left ankle against Costa Rica during a World Cup qualifier on March 22.

MLS: Crew 1, Union 1

Columbus, Ohio — Dominic Oduro scored in the 72nd minute to help Columbus rally for a draw with Philadelphia.

Oduro took a pass from Eddie Gaven and struck a rising ball that sneaked inside the right post for his second goal, countering a 34th-minute goal by Jack McInerney.

McInerney received a pass by Danny Cruz from the right flank after the Union beat the offside trap for a two-man break. McInerney had an open net for his third goal after goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum came out to challenge.

The Crew (2-1-2) has played to draws in its two home matches, while the Union (2-2-1) earned its first point in Columbus in four tries.

MLS: FC Dallas 2, Toronto FC 2

Toronto — Darel Russell capped a remarkable comeback with a goal in the 90th minute, giving Toronto FC a draw with FC Dallas.

Russell hammered home a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box off the post and in to beat goalie Raul Fernandez. It was a sweet redemption for the English fullback, who was victimized on both Los Angeles goals in a 2-2 tie last weekend.

Substitute Justin Braun assisted on the tying goal after scoring one himself minutes earlier to start the comeback. The big forward, in his Toronto debut, headed the ball in from close range in the 85th after defender Matt Hedges failed to clear the ball.

Andrew Jacobson and Blaz Perez scored for FC Dallas, which had won three straight, including two consecutive shutouts. Braun’s goal ended the shutout streak at 272 minutes, the first goal conceded by Dallas since March 17 against Houston.