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    Eastbourne, England (SportsNetwork. Klay Thompson Team USA Jersey .com) - Top seed Richard Gasquet and reigning champion Feliciano Lopez booked spots in Saturdays final at the Aegon International tennis event, a final grass-court Wimbledon tune-up. The French star Gasquet cruised past Uzbekistans Denis Istomin 6-4, 6-2, while the third-seeded Lopez, playing in his second match of the day, handled American Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in Fridays semifinals at Devonshire Park. The grass-court-loving Lopez was forced into double duty because of weather problems here on Thursday and opened his day Friday with a 6-3, 6-4 quarterfinal victory over Frenchman Jeremy Chardy. The left-handed Lopez, who was last weeks grass-court runner-up at The Queens Club in London, captured last years Eastbourne title by besting Frances Gilles Simon in the finale. Gasquet will meet Lopez for a sixth time on the ATP World Tour, seeking a sixth win. The two havent met since 2010. Gasquet, who just turned 28 on Wednesday, will appear in his 22nd career ATP final, seeking an 11th title and his first one of 2014. He was a runner-up in Montpellier in his native France in February. The 33-year-old Lopez is 3-7 in his career finals, including the loss last week in London. His last title came here in Eastbourne 12 months ago. DeMarcus Cousins USA Jersey . Irving played 10 minutes Sunday night before going to the locker room. He had two points and four assists, missing all five of his shots. The All-Star game MVP is the top scorer among Eastern Conference point guards with 21. Harrison Barnes USA Jersey . The Durban-based Sharks withstood a furious second-half fightback to beat the Queensland Reds 35-20 for a fourth straight win which gave them a five-point lead atop the championship table. The Hamilton-based Chiefs scored two late tries to beat the Cape Town-based Stormers 36-20 for their third win, after the Stormers rallied from 24-6 down to 24-20 with six minutes remaining. MIAMI -- After struggling throughout his career against the Miami Marlins, Matt Latos final beat his hometown team. Latos (3-3), who hails from nearby Coconut Creek, beat the Marlins for the first time in eight career starts while allowing one run in seven innings to help the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-2 win Friday night. "I battled," Latos said. "I had to bear down when I needed to. I made some good pitches and the offence picked me up today. A good game all around." He gave up five hits and four walks while striking out five. "He pitched well, mixed his speeds in, and we had a couple shots there to get to him early, but just couldnt get that big hit," Marlins manager Mike Redmond said. Aroldis Chapman got the last three outs for his 25th save in 27 chances. "Its a great team victory," Reds manager Bryan Price said. "We dodged a few bullets." Marlins All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered in his third consecutive game to give him a National League-best 26. Jarred Cosart (0-1) gave up four runs and four hits in 5 1-3 innings in his Marlins debut one day after being acquired from Houston. "Its a whirlwind, but (catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia) made it pretty easy on me," Cosart said. "We pretty much had a game plan and for the most part I executed it." Miami has lost three straight after winning six in a row. The Reds Todd Frazier and the Marlins Jordany Valdespin traded RBI singles before the Reds scored three runs in the sixth inning to take a 4-1 lead. Cosart retired the first nine batters he faced and recorded his first hit in the majors before running into trouble in the pivotal sixth. Cosart was pulled after he loaded the bases in favour of Chris Hatcher, who immediately allowed a two-run double to Ludwick. Stantons solo homer in the eighth pulled Miami to 4-2. TRAINERS ROOM Reds: Brandon Phillips (left thumb) joined the team on the road trip aand fielded ground balls on Thursday, but there is no timetable of when he will be able to swing the bat. DeMar DeRozan Team USA Jersey. . "I dont think hes close, but I dont know what close is whether its five days or two weeks, Im not sure," said Price, who added that the target date for Phillips return remains late August. Marlins: All-Star pitcher Henderson Alvarez was placed on the 15-day disabled list before the game with shoulder inflammation. Alvarez, who was scheduled to start Sundays game, is 8-5 with a 2.48 ERA. "I dont know if its in the same spot or the same type of pain he had last year, but were going to get him checked out and make sure we get him healthy," Redmond said. "Hopefully we caught it early enough where its not a huge deal; just 15 days on the DL hopefully, thats the hope." ON DECK The Reds will start right-hander Homer Bailey (8-5, 4.03) on Saturday against Marlins righty Nathan Eovaldi (5-6, 4.37). Bailey has pitched at least eight innings in three of his last five starts and is 1-1 with a 2.00 ERA during that span. Eovaldi is 0-2 with a 9.92 ERA in his last three starts. LUDWICK COMING UP BIG Ludwick delivered the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning in Thursdays 3-1 win and came through again for the Reds on Friday. "I felt the baseball Gods were with me because the at-bat before I hit the line drive to the third baseman," Ludwick said. Its the first time Ludwick has had consecutive multi-RBI games since Aug. 10-11, 2012. STANTONS POWER SURGE Stanton has homered in three consecutive games for the first time since a three-game streak from Sept. 7-9, 2012. He hit his 143rd career home run tying Mike Lowell for third on the Clubs all-time list. "Hes swinging the bat," Redmond said. 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