Andy Murray won his first match since becoming a father as defending champion Britain and Japan tied 1-1 on the first day of their Davis Cup first-round match on Friday, while Novak Djokovic provided the point for Serbia, which is also 1-1 against Kazakhstan.
Bud Collins, the tennis historian and American voice of the sport in print and on TV for decades, has died. He was 86.
Stan Wawrinka won the battle of the 30-year-olds by defeating Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-4, 7-6 (13) to win the Dubai Tennis Championships title Saturday.
The Chan sisters from Taiwan won the doubles title at the US$2.52 million Qatar Total Open on Sunday, a title that will make them the second highest ranked duo in the world.
Playing his first match since winning the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic beat Tommy Robredo of Spain 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.
Taiwanese professional tennis player, Chuang Chia-jung (莊佳容), and her partner Darija Jurak of Croatia won the women's doubles title at the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Saturday after defeating the rival pairing in the final of the event with a straight-sets win 6-4 and 6-4.
Even the King of Clay Rafael Nadal needs victories to boost his confidence, which has waned recently as his dominance has slipped on the slippery red surface.
Second-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych and third-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet reached the Open 13 quarterfinals on Thursday.
Juan Martin del Potro was tired, sore and still nervous about being back in competition.
Defending champion Simona Halep of Romania and Garbine Muguruza of Spain lost in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to leave the tournament without any of its eight seeded players.