Injury sours Germany`s victory over Spain

Germany were forced to forfeit a Davis Cup singles rubber through injury on Sunday having already won their World Group match against Spain.

Brands books Vienna showdown with Tsonga

Daniel Brands booked a date with top seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga as he sent a second home player to a first-round defeat on Tuesday at the Austrian Open.

Slumping Roger Federer crashes out in Gstaad

Roger Federer`s worrying slump continued Thursday when he was knocked out of the Swiss Open by world number 55 Daniel Brands in another shattering blow just a month out from the US Open.

Roger Federer struggles to win Hamburg opener

Roger Federer struggled in his first match since his Wimbledon humiliation when he had to come back from a set down to defeat Germany`s Daniel Brands.

Sharapova storms into second round; Nadal faces scare

Defending champion Maria Sharapova needed only 54 minutes to advance to the second round beating Hsieh Su-wei 6-2, 6-1. The No. 2-seeded Sharapova just lost eight points in eight service games.

Wild card Brands stuns top seed Simon in Hamburg

German wild card Daniel Brands stunned top seed Gilles Simon of France, beating the world number seven 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the third round of the German Open in Hamburg.

Wild card Brands stuns top seed Simon in Hamburg

German wild card Daniel Brands stunned top seed Gilles Simon of France, beating the world number seven 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the third round of the German Open in Hamburg.