Julia Jones (Ole Miss) and Louise Ronaldson (Mississippi State) received SEC Women's Tennis week 1 honors.
Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Serena and Venus Williams' gender in comments on Russian television.
Sixth-seeded Ernests Gulbis won his fourth career title Sunday by rallying to beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 at the St. Petersburg Open.
Sixth-seeded Ernests Gulbis advanced to the final of the St. Petersburg Open on Saturday by beating Michal Przysiezny of Poland 6-3, 6-3.
Joao Sousa advanced to his first career ATP tour semifinal by beating fourth-seeded Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-3 Friday at the St. Petersburg Open.
Top-seeded Fabio Fognini retired with a right foot injury while trailing Michal Przysiezny of Poland 6-3, 5-3 Thursday in the second round of the St. Petersburg Open.
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.
Top-seeded Fabio Fognini beat qualifier Dominic Inglot 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open.
Second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open on Monday by rallying to beat fellow Russian Alsan Karatsev 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-2.
Prize money for the women's tennis tour will increase more than 10 percent this year.
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Martin Klizan of Slovakia defeated Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to win his first career ATP title at the St. Petersburg Open.
Martin Klizan of Slovakia upset top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny at the St. Petersburg Open on Saturday, beating the Russia 6-7 (11), 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach his first ATP final.
Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the semifinals of the St. Petersburg Open by beating seventh-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 Friday.
Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia beat Rajeev Ram of the United States 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open on Thursday.
Second-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan was eliminated in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open, losing to Lukasz Kubot of Poland 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday.