Friday, October 10, 2014
Roger Federer saved five match points and rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker before finally beating Leonardo Mayer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (7) in a thrilling second-round match at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday.
Top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard overcame a slow start to beat Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Andy Murray's bid to make the end of season ATP World Tour Finals remains on course as he powered through his Shanghai Masters opener Tuesday, defeating Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-1, 7-5.
Ana Ivanovic overcame a left thigh injury to beat Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2, while Italy's Camila Giorgi routed fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round of the Generali Ladies on Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Australian Open organizers are confident they have weather proofed the first tennis major of the season with the unveiling of the third stadium with a retractable roof at Melbourne Park.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal enter this week's Shanghai Masters bidding to unseat current champion Novak Djokovic, who appears on an unstoppable march to ending the year as number one for the third time.
Monday, October 6, 2014
French Open and Wimbledon champions Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova will battle for the China Open title after they both powered through their semifinal matches Saturday.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the China Open in his third match back from an extended injury layoff, falling to big-hitting qualifier Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3 on Friday.
Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the final of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) victory over unseeded Benjamin Becker of Germany on Saturday.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
China Open champion Serena Williams spoke of her frustration at withdrawing early from a second consecutive tournament Friday, but said it was too early to say if her season was over.