Saturday, October 5, 2013
Last year's finalist Milos Raonic roared into the semifinals of the Japan Open with a crushing 6-3, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Lukas Lacko on Friday.
Rafael Nadal kept alive his hopes of wresting the top ranking from Novak Djokovic as he rallied for a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Fabio Fognini of Italy in the quarterfinals of the China Open on Friday.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Czech Petra Kvitova recovered from a second-set meltdown to beat fellow left-hander Angelique Kerber 6-2, 0-6, 6-3 and capture the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday for her second title of the year.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Venus Williams was denied a chance to better her world record for fastest serve in women's tennis in absence of proper measuring technology at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
Former champion Gilles Simon battled a back injury and jet lag to book his spot in the semi-finals of the Thailand Open with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win over Dutchman Igor Sijsling on Friday.
Friday, September 27, 2013
Thursday was a good day for Taiwan's tennis players, three of whom advanced in two separate tournaments held in Japan and Thailand.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska rallied from a set down to win the Korea Open on her first attempt on Sunday, edging out Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-4.
Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will go for his third straight Open de Moselle title when he plays Gilles Simon in an all-French final on Sunday with both players chasing their 11th career title.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska will face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in Sunday's final of the Korea Open after the Russian squeezed past Francesca Schiavone in a thriller.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The Czech Republic will bet on a time-tested successful team of Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych when they face Novak Djokovic-led Serbia in the Davis Cup finals on November 15-17.