Gilles Simon slams compatriot Jeremy Chardy, into ATP Rotterdam last eight
Gilles Simon slams compatriot Jeremy Chardy, into ATP Rotterdam last eight

Gilles Simon needed just 67 minutes to move into the ATP Rotterdam World Tennis quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of fellow Frenchman Jeremy Chardy on Thursday.

Chang masterclass aids Nishikori at Wimbledon

Japan`s Kei Nishikori believes a grasscourt masterclass from coach Michael Chang will help him make a big impact at Wimbledon.

Serena says she is like fine wine, after winning Italian Open

Serena Williams says that she is like wine and getting better with age as she glided into the French Open, after a triumphant win at the Italian Open last week.

Nishikori faces injury cloud, says Nadal

Rafael Nadal believes Kei Nishikori`s storming progress into the world`s top 10 could be halted by the Japanese star`s frail physique.

Nadal wins fourth Madrid title as Nishikori quits

Rafael Nadal won his fourth Madrid Masters title on Sunday when Kei Nishikori was forced to quit their final with a back injury having had the Spaniard on the back foot.

Nadal to face Nishikori in Madrid Masters final

World number one Rafael Nadal will face Japan`s Kei Nishikori in Sunday`s Madrid Masters final after he romped past fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday.

Nishikori becomes first Japanese man in top 10

Kei Nishikori ensured he will become the first ever Japanese player to make the top 10 of the ATP rankings with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Spain`s Feliciano Lopez to make the Madrid Masters semi-finals on Friday.

Murray beaten as Nadal, Serena, Sharapova advance in Madrid

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray`s return to action at the Madrid Masters was ended in the third round by Santiago Giraldo on Thursday as the Colombian romped to a 6-3, 6-2 win.

Nadal, Serena cruise in Madrid, Murray battles

World number one Rafael Nadal dismissed lingering doubts over his recent form with a resounding 6-1, 6-0 win over Juan Monaco to reach the third round of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday.

Wawrinka stunned by qualifier, Federer withdraws in Madrid

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered a shock defeat to Austrian qualifier Dominic Thiem at the Madrid Masters on Tuesday as his compatriot Roger Federer withdrew to attend the birth of his second set of twins.

Federer celebrates birth of second set of twins

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that has wife Mirka had given birth to the couple`s second set of twins, this time boys named Leo and Lenny.

Nadal hoping to bag fourth title in Madrid amid struggles to bounce back from injury

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal is hoping to bag the fourth title at home in the Madrid Masters as he struggles to bounce back from a back injury and searches for his first title on the European clay this season.

Rafael Nadal looking to dispel doubts in Madrid Masters

World number one Rafael Nadal heads into the Madrid Masters this week in the unusual position of searching for his first title on the European clay this season.

Murray to shortlist new coach from list of `seven or eight` potential candidates

Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has said that his new coach would be shortlisted from a list of `seven or eight` potential candidates.

Djokovic plays down fears of missing French Open due to wrist injury

Serb tennis ace Novak Djokovic has reportedly played down fears that he would miss this year`s French Open due to the wrist injury he sustained at the Monte Carlo Masters last week.

I don`t know when I`ll be back, says injury-hit Djokovic

Novak Djokovic admitted he has no idea when he will play again after a right wrist injury contributed to his 7-5, 6-2 Monte Carlo Masters semi-final loss to Roger Federer on Saturday.

Bhupathi-Bopanna shown the door at Madrid Masters

Indian Challenge ended at the Madrid Open with the straight set defeat of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna.

Novak Djokovic knocked out of Madrid Masters

Novak Djokovic was knocked out in the second round of the Madrid Masters after a 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 3-6 defeat to Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in a match lasting three hours and five minutes.

Li Na crashes out of Madrid Masters

It was a bad day for two of three Chinese tennis players at Madrid Masters as both Li Na and Zheng Jie lost their first round matches.

Li Na praises coach ahead of Madrid Masters

Chinese tennis star Li Na arrives at the Madrid Tennis Masters with a positive frame of mind, and praised her coach for a successful start to the season.