Petra Kvitova beat fellow Czech left-hander Lucie Safarova 7-6, 6-1 to advance to the Wimbledon final where she will meet Eugenie Bouchard who overcame match-point jitters to pound Romania's Simona Halep 7-6, 6-2.
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina.
Beaten but unbowed, the United States left the World Cup after losing to Belgium on Tuesday, their disappointment to be going home offset by optimism for the future.
Cameroon are to investigate claims that seven of their players were involved in match-fixing at the World Cup, the country's football federation FECAFOOT said.
Rafael Nadal's charge towards a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round when he was sensationally beaten by 19-year-old Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) 6-3.
The fast-paced Nigeria offence will give French defenders their biggest challenge of the World Cup so far, as the two teams play their round of 16 match on Monday.
A remarkable last-gasp turnaround by the Netherlands earned them a 2-1 comeback victory over Mexico and a place in the World Cup quarter-finals as they equalised in the 88th minute and won it with a stoppage-time penalty.
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