PARIS, May 24 (UPI) --
Three-time defending champion Rafael Nadal and world No.1 Novak Djokovic were placed in the same half of the French Open draw Friday.
BRUSSELS, May 24 (UPI) -- Upsets by Jamie Hampton and Kaia Kanepi marked Friday's play at the WTA's Brussels Open but scheduled semifinals were postponed.
VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 24 (UPI) -- Francesco Molinari, despite wet and windy conditions, shot a 4-under-par 68 Friday and took the lead of the European Tour's BWM PGA Championship in England.
KIEV, Ukraine, May 24 (UPI) -- A construction-starting ceremony for the site of the EuroBasket 2015 European Basketball Championship in Kiev, Ukraine, included the burying of a time capsule.
STRASBOURG, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Lucie Hradecka won a pair of matches Friday that advanced her to the finals of the Strasbourg International tennis tournament in search of her first WTA title.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 24 (UPI) -- Federal tax documents released by Notre Dame University revealed payments for current and former football coaches totaled $3,142,923 for the 2011 season.
NICE, France, May 24 (UPI) -- Albert Montanes and Gael Monfils earned spots in the finals of the Nice Open tennis tournaments with victories Friday.
DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 24 (UPI) -- Juan Monaco and Jarkko Nieminen posted wins Friday that put them in the finals of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.
LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 24 (UPI) -- Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Mike Ditka will have his No. 89 uniform number retired by the Chicago Bears this season.
PARIS, May 24 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams, with a personal record winning streak intact, heads to the French Open as a huge favorite.
LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in the Kings' 3-0 defeat of the San Jose Sharks Thursday, giving Los Angeles a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
DETROIT, May 23 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Thursday, finishing off a Detroit rally that gave the Tigers a 7-6 win over Minnesota.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 23 (UPI) -- Robert Coello got the final out with the potential tying and winning runs on base Thursday, preserving a 5-4 win for the Los Angeles Angels over Kansas City.