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Olympic golf, tennis, baseball top weekend sports

Team USA's Xander Schauffele led the 2020 Summer Games golf tournament through two rounds after he shot an 8-under par 63 on Friday at Kasumigaseki Golf Club. File Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI
Team USA's Xander Schauffele led the 2020 Summer Games golf tournament through two rounds after he shot an 8-under par 63 on Friday at Kasumigaseki Golf Club. File Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI | License Photo

July 30 (UPI) -- The 2020 Summer Games tennis, baseball and golf tournaments are among must-watch sports events this weekend.

The world's best swimmers, track stars, gymnasts, basketball players, golfers and other elite athletes also will be in action as part of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo.

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Stateside, MLB and MLS regular season games pack any gaps in the weekend sports schedule.

Olympic Tennis

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Men's No. 5 Alexander Zverev of Germany knocked off No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the semifinals of the 2020 Summer Games singles tennis tournament Friday in Tokyo. His win denied Djokovic of a rare calendar-year Golden Slam.

Zverev will face No. 25 Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee in the men's gold medal match early Sunday on NBC's Olympic Channel.

Khachanov beat No. 11 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in the other men's semifinal Friday in Tokyo. Djokovic battles Carreno Busta in the bronze medal match at 2 a.m. EDT Saturday.

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No. 12 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland beat No. 20 Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan in the first women's singles semifinal Thursday in Tokyo. No. 42 Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic beat No. 6 Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine in the other women's semifinal.

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Bencic battles Vondrousova in the final match on Arike Tennis Park's Centre Court Saturday on NBC's Olympic Channel.

Friday

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Baseball

MLB: Cubs at Nationals at 7:05 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (Out of market only)

MLB: Red Sox at Rays at 7:10 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (Out of market only)

Golf

Olympics: Third round at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Golf Channel

Men's soccer

MLS: Columbus at NYCFC at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Atlanta at Orlando at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN

MLS: Portland at Los Angeles Galaxy at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN

Swimming

Olympics: Men's 100m butterfly final at 9:30 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Women's 200m backstroke final at 9:37 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Women's 800m freestyle final at 9:46 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Mixed 4x100m medley relay final at 10:43 p.m. EDT on NBC

Saturday

Tennis

Olympics: Novak Djokovic vs. Pablo Carreno Busta in bronze medal match at 2 a.m. EDT on Olympic Channel

Olympics: Elena Rybakina vs. Elina Svitolina in bronze medal match after first match

Olympics: Belinda Bencic vs. Marketa Vondrousova in gold medal match after second match

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Men's soccer

Olympics: Spain vs. Ivory Coast at 4 a.m. EDT on NBCSN

Olympics: Japan vs. New Zealand at 5 a.m. EDT on USA

Olympics: Brazil vs. Egypt at 6 a.m. EDT on Universo

Olympics: Korea vs. Mexico at 7 a.m. EDT on Telemundo

MLS: San Jose at Seattle at 5 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: New England at New York Red Bulls at 6 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: DC United at Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Montreal at Miami at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Salt Lake at Houston at 8:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Dallas at Kansas City at 8:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Colorado at Austin at 9 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

MLS: Minnesota at Vancouver at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

Baseball

Olympics: Team USA vs. Korea at 6 a.m. EDT on USA

MLB: Royals at Blue Jays at 3:07 p.m. EDT on MLB Network (Out of market only)

MLB: Athletics at Angels at 4:05 p.m. EDT on FS1

MLB: Twins at Cardinals at 7:15 p.m. EDT on FS1

Track

Olympics: Men's discus throw final at 7:15 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Mixed 4x400 relay final at 8:35 a.m. EDT on Peacock

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Olympics: Women's 100m final at 8:50 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Women's shot put final at 9:35 p.m. EDT on USA

Basketball

Olympics: Team USA vs. Czech Republic at 8 a.m. EDT on NBC

Golf

Olympics: Final round at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Golf Channel

Swimming

Olympics: Men's 50m freestyle final at 9:30 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Women's 50m freestyle final at 9:37 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Men's 1,500m freestyle final at 9:44 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Women's 4x100m medley relay final at 10:15 p.m. EDT on NBC

Olympics: Men's 4x100m medley relay final at 10:36 p.m. EDT on NBC

Sunday

Tennis

Olympics: Alexander Zverev vs. Karen Khachanov in gold medal match at TBA on Olympic Channel

Gymnastics

Olympics: Men's floor final at 4 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Women's vault final at 4:45 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Men's pommel horse final at 5:44 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Women's uneven bars final at 6:27 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Track

Olympics: Men's high jump final at 6:10 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Women's triple jump final at 7:15 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Men's 100m final at 8:50 a.m. EDT on Peacock

Olympics: Men's long jump final at 9:20 p.m. EDT on USA

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Olympics: Women's 100m hurdles final at 10:50 p.m. EDT on USA

Men's soccer

MLS: Chicago at Philadelphia at 6 p.m. EDT on TUDN

MLS: Nashville vs. Toronto at 7:30 p.m. EDT on ESPN+

Gold Cup: Qatar/USA vs. Mexico/Canada at 8:30 p.m. EDT on FS1

MLB

Indians at White Sox at 2:10 p.m. EDT on TBS (Out of market only)

Red Sox at Rays at 7:08 p.m. EDT on ESPN

Tokyo Olympics: Moments from women's gymnastics

From left to right, China's silver medalist Xijing Tang, China's gold medalist Chenchen Guan and the United States' bronze medalist Simone Biles pose during the awards ceremony for the balance beam individual apparatus final on August 3. Photo by Richard Ellis/UPI | License Photo

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