LONDON - England star Kevin Pietersen on Saturday unreservedly committed his future to England, just days after dropping a bombshell by suggesting that the third and final Test against South Africa might be his last. In an interview posted on YouTube Pietersen insisted: "I want to commit to all (three) forms of cricket for England, because I love playing cricket for England. "It would be really sad to end a career like this so sitting down with my family, my advisers and my close friends we've decided and I've decided that it would be a lot better to finish my career for England on a positive note rather than one that's being developed at the moment."
SYLVANIA, Ohio - For the lead groups, the final round of the LPGA's Jamie Farr Toledo Classic in Ohio will be just like a friendly round back home in South Korea. South Koreans Jiyai Shin, IK Kim, So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung Seo dominated the leaderboard on Saturday, sharing the top spot at 11-under par after the third round. Two more South Koreans, Inbee Park (69) and second-round leader Chella Choi (70), were a shot back along with Japan's Mika Miyazato (69).
TORONTO, Canada - Novak Djokovic endured a second frustrating day of rain delays before defeating fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic to reach the final of the Toronto Masters on Saturday.
After having to pause for 90 minutes in the sixth game of their semi-final, Djokovic returned to the court to beat the fifth seed 6-4 6-1. Djokovic will take a 6-1 record into his Sunday night final with Frenchman Richard Gasquet, who defeated John Isner 7-6 (7-3) 6-3, with the American later withdrawing from the Cincinnati Masters with a bad back.
PARIS - Paris Saint Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti praised two-goal new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his last-gasp penalty sealed a 2-2 draw with Lorient in their opening French league match on Saturday. "Ibrahimovic turned in a fantastic shift," said former Milan and Chelsea boss Ancelotti, who nonetheless lamented the loss of two points on home turf at the Parc des Princes. "It's a bad point as we had no balance in the first half - the second half we were better and showed character."