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Wimbledon tennis, World Cup soccer quarterfinals and...

Wimbledon tennis, World Cup soccer quarterfinals and major tournaments on both the seniors and women’s golf circuit top the weekend sports television viewing choices.

Wimbledon’s upset-filled first week ends today with Channels 4 and 36 providing coverage at noon, and Channel 39 at 11 a.m. First-week highlights will air at 1 p.m. Sunday on Channels 4, 36 and 39.

The World Cup’s final four will be set by Sunday afternoon. In today’s quarterfinals, Argentina meets Yugoslavia (7:55 a.m. TNT, 8 a.m. Channel 34) and Ireland faces Italy (11:55 a.m. TNT, noon Channel 34). Sunday’s quarterfinals match Czechoslovakia and West Germany (7:55 a.m. TNT, 8 a.m. Channel 34). Cameroon and England meet in the second quarterfinal (11:55 a.m. TNT, noon Channel 34).

Jack Nicklaus, winner of two of three senior tournaments he has entered in this, his rookie year on the 50-and-over circuit, continues his quest for his first USGA Senior Open title with third-round action today (11 a.m. Channels 7, 3, 10 and 42). Coverage of Sunday’s final round begins at 12:30 p.m. on the same stations. The LPGA’s Du Maurier Classic airs at 1 p.m. today and Sunday on Prime Ticket. The PGA’s overshadowed Greater Hartford Open can be seen at 1 p.m. today and 12:30 p.m. Sunday on Channels 2 and 8.

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Here are other weekend events.

TODAY

Bowling: Kessler Classic, 12:30 p.m. ESPN.

Wide World of Sports: Figure skating exhibition featuring Brian Boitano and Katarina Witt; Tour de France preview, 4:30 p.m. (7)(3)(42); 3:30 p.m. (10).

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Baseball: A’s at Blue Jays, 10:15 a.m. (2)(8); Angels at Indians, 4 p.m. (5); Braves at Expos, 4:30 p.m. TBS; Cubs at Padres, 7 p.m. WGN, San Diego Cable Sports.

Basketball: Memphis Rockers at Youngstown Pride, 5 p.m. SportsChannel.

U.S. Olympic Gold: Cycling, Tour of Texas, 7:15 p.m. TBS.

SUNDAY

Auto Racing: IMSA GTP Series, 10 a.m. ESPN.

Baseball: Angels at Indians, 10 a.m. (5); Mets at Reds, 10:30 a.m., WWOR; Braves at Expos, 10:30 a.m. TBS; Cubs at Padres, 1 p.m., WGN; Orioles at Twins, 5 p.m. ESPN.

Sports Sunday: Sugar Ray Robinson retrospective; heavyweight boxing update; report on the golf boom, 11 a.m. (2)(8).

SportsWorld: Irish Derby, Sports Fantasies, 11:30 a.m. (4)(36)(39).

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Horse Racing: Idaho Centennial Breeders’ Classic, 1 p.m. ESPN.

Bicycle Racing: Tour de France, 3 p.m. (7)(3)(10)(42).

High School Basketball: L.A. Games Boys Championship, 8:30 p.m. SportsChannel.

Arena Football: New York Firebirds at Washington Commandos, 11:30 p.m. Prime Ticket.


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