Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will not reach a fourth straight final in Metz after he lost to rising Belgian David Goffin on Friday at the Moselle Open tennis event.
The Davis Cup final between France and Roger Federer's Switzerland will be held at the 27,000-capacity Pierre Mauroy stadium in the northern French city of Lille.
Alize Cornet of France will play for her second title of the year in the Guangzhou Open final after beating Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6 (5) on Friday.
It's never good news for a sport when it loses one of its biggest stars to retirement. And that's exactly what happened to tennis on Friday when Li Na announced she was hanging up her racquet.
Top seeds Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic led the charge into the semifinals at the $1 million Pan Pacific Open tennis event.
Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States upset defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-2 in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na is set to announce her retirement on Friday, according to Chinese state-owned CCTV. The CCTV News account tweeted a report that Li's agent had confirmed the news.
Second-seeded Gael Monfils of France and third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open on Thursday.
For a second consecutive year, the United States and Great Britain have been draw to face each other in the first round of the Davis Cup.
Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year's Davis Cup.
No. 3 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber posted a second-round victory Thursday at the Moselle Open men's tennis event.
Second seed Alize Cornet beat former champion Su-Wei Hsieh to reach the semifinals at the Guangzhou International Open tennis event.
A pair of former world No. 1s had different results on Thursday, as Caroline Wozniacki advanced while Jelena Jankovic was sent packing at the $1 million Pan Pacific Open women's tennis event.
Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied from a set down to beat qualifier Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open.
Chinese wild-card entry Yafan Wang advanced to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open by beating Kai-Lin Zhang 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Thursday.
Maria Kirilenko took another step in her comeback from injury by beating third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Korea Open.
Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga served 10 aces and saved all five break points to defeat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (7), 6-4 at the Moselle Open on Wednesday.
Sole surviving seed Alize Cornet of France beat 2009 champion Shahar Peer of Israel 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the second round of the Guangzhou Open on Wednesday.
Reigning champion Agnieszka Radwanska was a double-bagel second-round winner Wednesday at the Korea Open women's tennis event.
Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won 6-0, 6-0 for the fourth time in a WTA main draw on Wednesday.
Seventh seed Jerzy Janowicz posted a come- from-behind first-round win Tuesday at the Moselle Open men's tennis event.
Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain.
Samantha Stosur of Australia and American Sloane Stephens continued the surge of seeded players shown early exits at the Guangzhou International tennis tournament.
Sara Errani's stay in Tokyo was a short one, as the fifth-seeded Italian was upset by New Zealand qualifier Marina Erakovic Tuesday in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open.
Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday.