Simona Halep, Samantha Stosur and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova were straight-sets winners at the season-ending WTA Tournament of Champions on Wednesday.
France has almost as many players in the Top 100 as Spain, but for reasons yet to be confirmed, it is the Rafael Nadal-led Spaniards who get all the adulation, Sandra Harwitt writes.
American John Isner lost to Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6 (7), 6-3 Thursday at the Valencia Open.
John Isner of the United States edged Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) Wednesday at the Valencia Open.
Roger Federer won in the first round at his hometown Swiss Indoors event Monday, beating Adrian Mannarino of France 6-4, 6-2.
Simona Halep won the fifth title of her career by beating Samantha Stosur 7-6 (1), 6-2 in the final of the Kremlin Cup Sunday.
Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-4, 6-4 Monday to reach the second round of the Stockholm Open.
Third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada overpowered Jeremy Chardy of France 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open.
Top-seeded Tomas Berdych needed nearly three hours to outlast Gilles Simon of France 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-5 Saturday and reach the final of the Thailand Open.
Top-seeded Tomas Berdych and Gilles Simon of France will meet for the eighth time after both advanced to the semifinals of the Thailand Open on Friday.
Second-seeded Gilles Simon beat two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to win the all-French Open de Moselle final for his first title of the year.
Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will aim 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.
Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stayed on course for his third straight Open de Moselle title by beating Germany's Tobias Kamke 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals on Friday.
Nicolas Mahut of France upset third-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-4, 6-4 Thursday to reach the Moselle Open quarterfinals.
Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Albano Olivetti moved into the second round of the Moselle Open with straight-sets wins on Wednesday.
American Sam Querrey rallied from down a set to beat Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 and reach the second round of the Moselle Open on Monday.