Sunday, May 11, 2014
World number one Rafael Nadal stormed into the semifinals of the Madrid Masters on Friday with his 17th consecutive win over Tomas Berdych, 6-4, 6-2.
Kei Nishikori ensured he will become the first ever Japanese player to make the top 10 of the ATP rankings with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez to make the Madrid Masters semifinals on Friday.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray's return to action at the Madrid Masters was ended in the third round by Santiago Giraldo on Thursday as the Colombian romped to a 6-3, 6-2 win.
Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) will join her Chinese partner Peng Shuai (彭帥) at the top of the doubles rankings next week, according to a report published by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
Friday, May 9, 2014
World number one Rafael Nadal dismissed lingering doubts over his recent form with a resounding 6-1, 6-0 win over Juan Monaco to reach the third round of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered a shock defeat to Austrian qualifier Dominic Thiem at the Madrid Masters on Tuesday as his compatriot Roger Federer withdrew to attend the birth of his second set of twins.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Second-ranked Li Na started her Madrid Open campaign by overcoming a stubborn opponent just as third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska did to reach the second round on Monday.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Former British number one Elena Baltacha has died of liver cancer at the age of 30, it was announced on Sunday.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm has no plans to quit tennis at the ripe old age of 43 but told AFP she would have to be cryogenically frozen to carry on for too much longer.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Defending champion Maria Sharapova marched into the semifinals of Stuttgart's WTA tournament with a 6-4, 6-3 win over top-seed Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.