Roger Federer appeared to lose focus in his first match back after the birth of his second set of twins, losing to 47th-ranked Jeremy Chardy of France 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.
Juan Martin del Potro, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Roger Federer find themselves at crossroads as the 2014 season kicks off.
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.
Michael Berrer of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup by beating third-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3 on Wednesday.
With all the doom and gloom from this past week, Novak Djokovic keeps on rolling.
Nicolas Almagro and Juan Monaco both managed third-round wins at the Barcelona Open on Thursday before rain forced the postponement of matches.
Sixteenth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber, Alexandr Dolgopolov and Grigor Dimitrov all won in straight sets in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday.
Roger Federer beat Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6, 6-2 Monday at the Australian Open to gain his 35th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal.
Maria Sharapova beat Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 6-0 on Sunday to continue a dominant and unparalleled run to the Australian Open quarterfinals.
Sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro became the first major casualty of the Australian Open when he lost in five sets Saturday to Jeremy Chardy of France.
While the loss of No. 6-seeded Juan Martin del Potro was the only upset of the day, other big names had their share of scares.
Sam Querrey recovered from a humiliating first set to beat second-seeded Novak Djokovic 0-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday.
Though no player would admit to looking so far ahead, Novak Djokovic may have been the biggest winner when the U.S. Open bracket was set Thursday.
Serena Williams lost her cool and her 19-match winning streak at the Western & Southern Open. Sister Venus did much better, reaching the semifinals for the first time this season.
Andy Murray lost in straight sets to an opponent he has dominated during his career, tumbling out of the Western & Southern Open.
Olympic champion Andy Murray won his opening match in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday, beating Italy's Flavio Cipolla 6-1, 6-3.