Defending champion Sam Querrey of the United States began his Delray Beach Open title defense Monday with a victory over Dudi Sela of Israel
Two-time champion Gilles Simon of France rallied to beat Karen Khachanov of Russia 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round of the Open 13
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori could be Carnival-bound if victorious at the Rio Open.
In an all-American matchup, Alison Riske upset 11th-seeded Coco Vandeweghe 6-4, 6-4 to move into the second round at the Dubai Championships
Feb 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Delray Beach International Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 4-Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat Dudi Sela (Israel) 6-2 2-1 (Sela retired)
The Davis Cup quarterfinal between France and Britain will be staged on indoor clay in the Normandy city of Rouen
PRAGUE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Tennis's answer to golf's Ryder Cup will be as competitive as other global tournaments, 18-times grand slam champion Roger Federer said on Monday, dismissing concerns that players might treat the event, which launches in September, as an exhibition.
Feb 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Marseille Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Mikhail Youzhny (Russia) beat Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece) 6-1 4-6 7-5
The Memphis Open crowned its first unseeded champion since Jurgen Melzer in 2012 and only its second since 2008.
Roger Federer says the new Laver Cup team tennis tournament is supposed to be a "tough" contest, not an exhibition
American teenager Cici Bellis advanced to the second round at the Dubai Tennis Championships by beating 17th-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-1, 7-5 Monday in her first official match of the season
Feb 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Dubai Championships Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) beat Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 6-3 4-6 6-4 Elise Mertens (Belgium) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 6-3 6-2
Feb 20 (Gracenote) - Standings from the ATP Tour singles Points 1 (1) Andy Murray(Britain) 11540 2 (2) Novak Djokovic(Serbia) 9825 3 (3) Stan Wawrinka(Switzerland) 5695 4 (4) Milos Raonic(Canada) 4930 5 (5) Kei Nishikori(Japan) 4730 6 (6) Rafa Nadal(Spain) 4115 7 (7) Marin Cilic(Croatia)
"I don't think I had a single easy hold in the second set," Harrison said. "He came out and was playing really good tennis.
First-round matches that deserve a second look are a gassed (1) Nishikori vs. Brazil's Bellucci, (4) Carreno Busta vs. Brazil's Souza who he lost to in their only career meeting, (6) Ferrer vs. the Buenos Aires winner Dolgopolov who he lost to three years ago at this event, a Robredo vs. Show More Summary
"I think I'm having a great start to the year, which is always important," Pliskova said. "To beat players like [Dominika] Cibulkova and Wozniacki is something amazing. I've never beat them before, but I was trying really hard this week so I'm really happy with my wins here."
Feb 20 (Gracenote) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 7780 2 (2) Angelique Kerber(Germany) 7115 3 (3) Karolina Pliskova(Czech Republic) 5640 4 (4) Simona Halep(Romania) 5172 5 (5) Dominika Cibulkova(Slovakia) 5150 6 (6) Agnieszka Radwanska(Poland) 4915 7 (7) Garbine Muguruza Blanco(Spain) 4720 8 (8) Svet
American Ryan Harrison beat Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia 6-1, 6-4 Sunday, winning the Memphis Open championship for his first career ATP World Tour title
"I think you can call it a perfect week," Dolgopolov said. "I didn't lose a set and beat Kei for the first time."