Despite hiccup in Charleston, world No. 1 Serena Williams is hoping to cruise through the clay season again, writes Greg Garber.
Rafael Nadal showed no signs of a tender back Tuesday, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Rio Open.
Lourdes Dominguez Lino beat Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-1, 6-1 in an all-Spanish match in the first round of the Swedish Open.
Laura Robson beat Mariana Duque Marino Friday to advance to the third round at Wimbledon
In ESPN The Magazine, Chris Jones writes how Rebecca Marino, a promising tennis player, is quitting the game partly because the cost of living a modern public life feeds her depression.
Top-seed John Isner, playing for the first time since helping the U.S. defeat Switzerland in Davis Cup, defeated Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships on Tuesday.
Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Alison Riske of the United States 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the ASB Classic on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated Italy's Alberta Brianti 6-0, 6-1 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Luxembourg Open.
Rebecca Marino rallied past second-seeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Luxembourg Open on Tuesday.
Top-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat Rebecca Marino of Canada 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Generali Ladies.
Maria Sharapova defeated Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand 6-2, 7-5 Monday in a second-round match at the Pan Pacific Open played under the roof because of rain.
Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia lost 6-4, 6-4 to unseeded Marina Erakovic of New Zealand in a Bell Challenge quarterfinal on Friday night.
There were two early upsets on the women's side in first round action of the Western & Southern Open, a U.S. Open tuneup.
World No. 1 and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost to Roberta Vinci 6-4, 7-5 in a second-round match at the Rogers Cup.
Qualifier Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan beat No. 9 seed Marion Bartoli of France 6-3, 6-3 Monday in the first round of the Rogers Cup.
Maria Kirilenko has withdrawn from the Mercury Insurance Open because of a left hip injury.