Angelique Kerber is now just three wins from the No. 1 ranking.
The quarterfinals are set in Cincinnati and Andy Murray is the only former champion left.
Some of the best tennis players in the world took the court for the third round of the 2016 Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio, on Thursday. Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka, among others, were in action on the men's side of the tournament, while Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber highlighted the women's slate. Show More Summary
Serena Williams needs 25 major triumphs to stand alone as the most decorated women's singles player of all time, with Margaret Court having won 24, albeit in the open era.
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With rainy conditions bringing delays in the first two days, Wednesday featured a packed schedule of tennis at the 2016 Western & Southern Open in Mason, Ohio. Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka was picking up where he and Jared Donaldson left off after their second-round match got pushed back a day. Show More Summary
"I think I played well," said Nadal, who lost to Cuevas in their last meeting. "I think I played a good match against a tough opponent in the first round for me for sure. After coming from Rio and after the marathon that I had, it's a very important victory for me. So I'm very happy."
Angelique Kerber kicked off her campaign to replace Serena Williams at the top of the WTA rankings with victory over Kristina Mladenovic in Cincinnati.
On Sunday the Scot came through a gruelling four-set encounter with Juan Martin del Potro to win his second gold medal and three days later he was back on court, this time against Juan Monaco.
Andy Murray returns to the site of his first career Masters title.
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Andy Murray continues his sizzling summer as the No. 1 seed at the Cincinnati Western & Southern Open, hot on the heels of winning the men’s singles gold medal in the Olympics Games. He’s suddenly in position to reach new territory in...Show More Summary
The 2016 Western & Southern Open continued Tuesday in Mason, Ohio, with a handful of marquee stars taking the court for the first time. Stan Wawrinka made his return after skipping out on the Olympics. Gael Monfils, John Isner and David Goffin were among the notable names in action in men's singles play. Show More Summary
Ran soaked the Cincinnati event creating a backlog of matches for Wednesday.
I was in London last week for my last training camp before I head to the Brazil. As well as work on the court and receiving more information on Rio from our governing body, I had an anti-doping workshop.
There is little time to rest for the world No 2 after a draining week in Rio which ended with a four-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro in a thrilling final on Sunday.
After Andy Murray became the first tennis player to win two Olympic gold medals in singles, the British press raised the idea of a knighthood in 2017. If that happens, Sir Andrew Murray can credit his 2016 season, the greatest stretch of his career. Show More Summary
His ATP ranking of 141 was too low to gain direct entry into the field at Flushing Meadows but the the US Tennis Association have offered the Argentine a lifeline for the year's final Grand Slam.