Local hope Pol Wattanakul successfully staged a revenge over South Korean Yunseong Chung after he beat the old foe for the first time 7-5 6-4 to move a step closer to maindraw of the US$150,000 EA Hua Hin Open Challenger at True Arena on Sunday.
Kim Kaufman thrust herself into contention for a first ever victory after firing a superb eight-under-par 64 to grab a share of the lead along with Michelle Wie, Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn and Norway's Suzann Pettersen at the LPGA Tour Championship on Saturday.
Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland added salt to the wound of Luksika Kumkhum by stopping the Thai No 1 at the quarter-final stage of a WTA event for second straight week in the US$125,000 OEC Taipei Open on Friday.
Manchester - Manchester United supporters could be treated to the long-awaited returns of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba when their team resume their Premier League campaign against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Miami - Australia's Sarah Jane Smith and Taiwan's Chien Pei-Yun, each seeking her first LPGA title, both fired bogey-free six-under-par 66s Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the season-ending Tour Championship.
Miami - New world number one Feng Shanshan, coming off back-to-back wins in Japan and her native China, aims for a $1 million LPGA playoff bonus when the season-ending Tour Championship tees off Thursday.