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Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.
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The ninth seed launched 20 aces in getting past two-time NCAA singles champion and fellow American Steve Johnson, 7-6 , 7-5, in 1 hour, 32 minutes on the hardcourts at Atlantic Station.
Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia survived a scare against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the Baku Cup.
Lorenzi won the first set and got an early break in the second, but the 57th-ranked Carreno Busta then won six straight games to level.
Viktor Troicki enjoyed a winning-return to competitive tennis as he beat Austrian Dominic Thiem in the first round of the Swiss Open at Gstaad.
In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
International Premier Tennis League commonly known as IPTL is set to be launched in November 2014.
Stakhovsky wins LG&T Tennis Challenger singles title The 28-year-old Ukrainian completed an impressive week at Recreation Park.
Australia's Bernard Tomic claimed his second career title and secured a return to the world top 100 Sunday when he beat defending champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6 , 3-6, 7-6 in the Colombia Open final.
In a battle between tow unseeded players, Mona Barthel beat Chanelle Scheepers 6-3, 7-6 to win the Swedish Open on Sunday.
It was the greatest moment of Rory McIlroy's life. Stepping up to the microphone after an astonishing week of golf at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, and being presented to the crowd - in the R&A's quaint choice of words - the "champion golfer of the year".
Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year.
Stanford grad Nicole Gibbs and Melanie Oudin survived sluggish first-set losses to advance to Sunday's singles final of the USTA Player Development Women's $50,000 Classic being played at the USTA Training Center/ West at StubHub Center in Carson.
Viktor Troicki will make his return to tennis when his controversial one-year doping ban ends on Monday, with the Serb playing on a late wild card entry at the Swiss Open in Gstaad.
Ivo Karlovic booked a spot in his second straight final of the Claro Open Colombia after downing Radek Stepanek in three sets on Saturday.
Roger Federer had home-nation advantage for his unlikely tennis match with Lindsey Vonn, but it was the skier who may have been more at home in the conditions.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:49 am
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