AFP sports schedule for Friday, April 5:
WTA at Charleston, with world number one Serena Williams the top seed, and Monterrey, where Angelique Kerber is the top-ranked player. Also, Davis Cup quarter-final action with holders Czech Republic up against Kazakhstan, the USA hosting Serbia, Argentina welcoming France and Canada meeting Italy.
Slugs: Tennis-WTA-USA, Tennis-WTA-MEX; Masterslug: Tennis-Davis
Fifth stage of the Tour of the Basque Country is a 166.1km ride from Eibar to Beasain, with Colmbia's Sergio Henao in the lead.
Rory McIlroy is fine-tuning his game ahead of the Masters at the Texas Open while women's world number one Stacy Lewis returns to the scene of her first major title which came three years ago at Palm Springs.
Slugs: Golf-USPGA-McIlroy; Golf-USLPGA
Marseille, second in the table and chasing Paris Saint Germain's coattails, take on Bordeaux in France. Previews moved for the major European leagues.