Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova will meet in an all-Czech final at the Connecticut Open after the compatriots enjoyed straight sets wins in their respective semi-final matches in New Haven on Friday.
Taiwan's Yani Tseng produced a stunning eagle-birdie finish to seize a one-stroke lead in the weather-disrupted second round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama, on Friday.
Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth's initial reign as world number one ended after two weeks when the 22-year-old American missed the cut at The Barclays on Friday.
Marathon man Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France delivered another Houdini-like escape to reach his first ATP World Tour final with a 3-6 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over American Steve Johnson at the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Friday.
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Jordan Spieth's first spell atop the world golf rankings proved short as the Masters and US Open champion missed the cut at the Barclays to hand the top spot back to Rory McIlroy.
Olympique de Marseille's awful start to the Ligue 1 campaign continued on Friday when they suffered a 2-0 defeat at En Avant Guingamp - their third loss in four games this season.
VfL Wolfsburg, with Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne missing from the squad, went top of the Bundesliga by beating Schalke 04 3-0 thanks to two goals in three minutes on Friday.