Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-0, 6-1 in 47 minutes on Thursday.

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal and three-time runner-up Roger Federer were a pair of easy second-round winners Wednesday at the $4 million Monte Carlo Masters tennis event.

Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth again.

Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan reached her first WTA quarterfinals in two years by defeating Italian qualifier Giulia Gatto-Monticone 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Wednesday.

Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday.

A pair of top-three seeds, Zhang Shuai and reigning champion Karolina Pliskova, were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Malaysian Open tennis event.

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic made a winning start to her defense of the Malaysian Open title by easing past Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-2 in the first round on Tuesday.

Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.

Prize money at the French Open will rise to more than 25 million euros ($34.5 million) this year, an increase of 3 million euros ($4.1 million) from last year.

Tennis Hall of Famer Peter Sampras has been named tennis pro emeritus at The Greenbrier.

Tenth seed Fabio Fognini was a hard-fought opening-round winner Monday at the $4 million Monte Carlo Masters tennis event.

Only one-of-four matches was completed on a rainy Monday at the Malaysian Open tennis event.

Tenth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and 11th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in contrasting fashion on Monday.

Fernando Verdasco topped Nicolas Almagro in the all-Spanish final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish countryman Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Alize Cornet saved a match point before beating Camila Giorgi of Italy 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 Sunday in a three-hour final to win the Katowice Open for her fourth career WTA title.

Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won his first title in nearly four years after rallying to beat fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on clay at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Sunday.

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov highlighted Sunday's first-round winners at the Monte-Carlo Masters, the first clay-court Masters 1000 event of the year.

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers in three sets Sunday to win the Moroccan Open.

Alize Cornet of France captured her fourth career WTA championship by beating Italian Camila Giorgi in Sunday's finale of the BNP Katowice Open.

Novak Djokovic looks to continue his recent dominance over archrival Rafael Nadal at the Monte Carlo Masters, where he beat the Spaniard in the final last year, and boost his confidence as he bids to win his only missing major at the French Open.

Fernando Verdasco beat Santiago Giraldo to reach his first final of the year in Houston, where an all-Spanish battle awaits.

Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco set up an all-Spanish final in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

Jelena Jankovic will try for a second straight title at the Claro Open Colsanitas tennis event.

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was overcome by Alize Cornet of France 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the Katowice Open semifinals on Saturday. Cornet will face first-time WTA finalist Camila Giorgi of Italy.

Fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers will face eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in an all-Spanish final at the Grand Prix Hassan II after both won their semifinals on Saturday.

Tenth-ranked Richard Gasquet has pulled out of the Monte Carlo Masters after failing to shake off a back injury.

Wheelchair tennis' U.S. Open champion Lucas Sithole and his brother were dragged out of their car by four armed men in a late-night carjacking attempt in their native South Africa, the sport's national federation said Saturday.

Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships.

Former top-10 star Fernando Verdasco notched a quarterfinal victory Friday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

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