Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka stormed through her grudge match with American Sloane Stephens on Tuesday to reach the second round at Melbourne Park.
Reigning champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open later this month due to a right wrist injury.
World number one Rafael Nadal remained on course to retain his Madrid Masters title with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 win over Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen on Thursday.
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.
Japan`s Kei Nishikori sealed his fifth career ATP title and first on clay on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Colombian Santiago Giraldo to claim the Barcelona Open.
Colombian Santiago Giraldo beat Rafael Nadal`s conqueror Nicolas Almagro 7-5, 6-3 at the Barcelona Open on Saturday to reach just his second ever ATP final.
World number 20 Nicolas Almagro overcame fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, avenging his defeat in the Houston final.
Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka earned a free trip into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday when Spain`s Nicolas Almagro retired before their third-round match with a foot injury.
Fourth seed Fernando Verdasco defeated Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro in straight sets to snap a six-match losing streak in finals and claim the US men`s clay court championship title Sunday.
Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, seeded 13th in the men`s draw, has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a shoulder injury, organisers said on Thursday.
Spaniard Nicolas Almagro has pulled out of next week`s Sydney International with an injury, organisers said on Wednesday.
Colombian Alejandro Falla thrashed sixth seed Gilles Simon for the loss of just one game to progress to the second round on the Valencia Open on Tuesday.
Juan Martin del Potro kept his errors to a minimum as the Argentine breezed past Spain`s Nicolas Almagro 6-3 6-3 to march into the semi-finals of the Shanghai Open on Friday.
Argentina`s Juan Martin del Potro reached the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday without even picking up a racquet.
Updates from Day 5 of Wimbledon 2013.
Rafael Nadal extended his record number of Barcelona titles to eight as he brushed off a slow start to beat Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday.
Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his comeback trail reaching his third back-to-back final since his return after a seven-month lay off.
Spaniard Rafael Nadal continued his comeback trail reaching his third back-to-back semi-final since his return after a seven-month lay off.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Spain`s David Ferrer to reach the final of a tennis exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi.
Tomas Berdych overcame a persevering Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 to get Czech Republic level at 1-1 with reigning champions Spain in the Davis Cup final.
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