The Czech Republic is one victory from winning a second straight Davis Cup.
Tomas Berdych defeated Dusan Lajovic in straight sets Friday, allowing defending champion Czech Republic to even the Davis Cup final with Serbia at 1-1.
With Serbia hit by injuries and suspensions, Novak Djokovic will carry the burden for his country when it plays defending champion Czech Republic in the Davis Cup final.
The pressure will be on Novak Djokovic to lead Serbia to a Davis Cup title in front of the home fans.
Spanish qualifier Roberto Bautista Agut upset eighth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Valencia Open.
Samantha Stosur advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-1 Wednesday.
John Isner served 29 aces and rallied to beat Colombian qualifier Santiago Giraldo 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 on Monday in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.
Third-seeded Janko Tipsarevic lost to Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (3 ), 6-3 in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open on Wednesday.
Serbia reached the Davis Cup final Sunday after Janko Tipsarevic won the decisive singles match against Vasek Pospisil to clinch a 3-2 victory over Canada.
Milos Raonic served 34 aces to outlast Janko Tipsarevic in five sets Friday and tie the Davis Cup semifinal between Canada and Serbia at 1-1 after the opening singles matches.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will open the Davis Cup semifinals against Vasek Pospisil on Friday when Serbia takes on Canada.
James Blake upset No. 16 seed Jerzy Janowicz 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Monday.
His game inconsistent and his new racket not offering much help, Roger Federer lost yet again to a player way down in the rankings.
Thomaz Bellucci's defense of the Swiss Open title ended in the first round on Tuesday when he lost to Federico Delbonis, who beat Roger Federer in Germany last week.
Hometown favorite Alejandro Falla upset top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Friday night to advance to the Claro Open Colombia semifinals.
Top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia advanced to the Claro Open Colombia quarterfinals Thursday night, beating Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans 6-4, 7-5.