VIRGINIA WATER, England - With less than a month to go before the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy is still looking for his true form after missing the cut at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday.
The world's No. 2-ranked golfer finished with a 3 over par 75 for the day and a 5 over total for two rounds on the West Course at Wentworth.
STRASBOURG, France - Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard was eliminated from the Internationaux de Strasbourg on Friday, her first WTA semifinal appearance of her career.
The 19-year-old from Westmount, Que., was edged 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3 by third-seeded Alize Cornet of France.
Cornet broke Bouchard twice in the last set and saved six break points in the three-hour match.
Cornet will take on last year's runner-up Lucie Hradecka in Saturday's final. Hradecka of the Czech Republic rallied to beat Italian qualifier Flavia Pennetta 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in Friday's other semifinal.
BERN, Switzerland - Roger Federer says he won't play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup playoffs against Ecuador in September.
Federer says "it's better that I announce now" that he'll miss the Sept. 13-15 series at home following the U.S. Open.
PARIS - Used to be the French Open was the scene for clay-court specialists and surprise champions.
Scan the list of past winners and runners-up. There's Gaston Gaudio and Albert Costa, Guillermo Coria and Martin Verkerk, Andres Gomez and Mariano Puerta. Not so much a "Who's Who." More like a "Who's He?"
ROME - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final Sunday — exactly a week before the French Open starts.
In Saturday's semifinals at the Foro Italico, Federer held off a stiff challenge from rising Frenchman Benoit Paire 7-6 (5), 6-4, and six-time Rome champion Nadal defeated sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4 — a day after Berdych rallied to beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are on the same half of a Grand Slam draw for the first time since 2005, meaning defending champion and No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic won't have to play either of his biggest rivals unless he reaches the Australian Open final.
No. 23-seed Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., will face unseeded Filippo Volandri of Italy.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Defending champion Kim Clijsters and losing finalist Li Na could meet in the fourth round at this year's Australian Open after being drawn in the same quarter of the draw Friday.
Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki will play Australian Anastasia Rodionova in her first-round match and is in the same half as Clijsters and Li, last year's French Open champion.
On the other half of the draw, five-time champion Serena Williams is in the same section of No. 3 Vera Zvonereva and former Grand Slam champions Svetlana Kuznetsova and Maria Sharapova.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Defending champion Novak Djokovic could meet Andy Murray, the man he beat in last year's Australian Open final, in the semifinals and Roger Federer could play Rafael Nadal at the same stage after the draw was held Friday at Melbourne Park.
Top-seeded Djokovic will play Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in the first round and No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal has drawn a qualifier.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Weekend winners Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Canadian Milos Raonic lost their opening matches Wednesday at the invitational Kooyong Classic, a tuneup for next week's Australian Open.
Raonic dropped a 6-1, 6-2 decision to Mardy Fish, who had some mixed performances as part of the U.S. team at the Hopman Cup last week.
"It's been a long time since I've really felt 100 per cent healthy, which I do now," said Fish, who finished in the top 10 for the first time last season. "And now I just need the matches and I need to get going again."