Watching a revived Rafael Nadal raised anew the question of what it takes to be considered the greatest of all time. Should more weight be given to Roger Federer's major wins or Nadal's head-to-head supremacy?
Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the Swiss Indoors because of an injury to his right ankle.
By winning in Japan, Kei Nishikori not only overcame the hometown pressure, but also lifted a curse by becoming the first Japanese player to win that country's biggest event, Peter Bodo writes.
Eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-0 on Sunday to win the Japan Open.
Milos Raonic ousted top-seeded Andy Murray 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4) Saturday to move into the final of the Japan Open.
Defending champion Andy Murray moved into the semifinals of the Japan Open with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory over seventh-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland on Friday.
Former champion Tomas Berdych advanced to the Japan Open quarterfinals with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia on Thursday.
Defending champion Andy Murray advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open by beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-1, 6-2 Wednesday.
Andy Murray opened the defense of his Japan Open title by beating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 7-6 (7), 6-4 in the first round on Tuesday.
With the higher-ranked names out of the picture, the lesser-ranked players are making their own brand of noise on the ATP and WTA tours, Peter Bodo writes.
Second-seeded Tomas Berdych defeated Benoit Paire of France 6-1, 7-6 (6) in a first-round match at the Japan Open on Monday.
Russia's Nadia Petrova beat defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 on Saturday to win the Pan Pacific Open.
Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska will play Nadia Petrova in the final of the Pan Pacific Open.
Sam Stosur knocked two-time champion Maria Sharapova out of the Pan Pacific Open on Thursday, reaching the semifinals with a 6-4, 7-6 (10) victory over the Russian.
Two-time champion Maria Sharapova overpowered Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 7-6 (5) Wednesday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals.
Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka eased into the third round of the Pan Pacific Open with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Austria's Tamira Paszek on Tuesday.