Still struggling with jet lag and time zone changes, top-ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia beat Mardy Fish in an exhibition match at the inaugural Los Angeles Tennis Challenge on Monday night in the American's return to the court after a six-month absence c
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-3 to reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday, while American men had mixed results, with No. 8 Mardy Fish and Andy Roddick knocked out and John Isner winning.
Sisters Venus and Serena Williams will return to the reigning champion Washington Kastles, while John McEnroe and Martina Hingis are staying with the New York Sportimes after the World TeamTennis marquee draft.
American lefty Jesse Levine, trying to work his way back into the top 100 of the ATP Tour rankings, will play No. 2 seed Steve Darcis of Belgium on Saturday for the yp Challenger of Dallas singles title.
John Isner jolted Roger Federer with his big serve and booming groundstrokes Friday, winning 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to give the United States a 2-0 lead against Switzerland in the first round of the Davis Cup.