Rafael Nadal safely into Hamburg quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal safely into Hamburg quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal eased into the Hamburg Open quarter-finals Thursday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic as the Spaniard continues to try and resuscitate his flagging season.

Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg
Rafael Nadal battles past Fernando Verdasco in Hamburg

Top seed Rafael Nadal bidding to rediscover some semblance of his former all-conquering form recovered from losing the first set to beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 and reach the second round of Hamburg`s ATP tournament on Tuesday.

Czech young guns keep Davis Cup hopes alive against Australia
Czech young guns keep Davis Cup hopes alive against Australia

Czech young guns Jiri Vesely and Adam Pavlasek kept the hosts` Davis Cup hopes alive by beating Australian doubles pair Samuel Groth and Lleyton Hewitt in Saturday`s first-round tie.

Rosol, Kokkinakis to open Czechs-Australia Davis Cup tie
Rosol, Kokkinakis to open Czechs-Australia Davis Cup tie

Lukas Rosol and Thanasi Kokkinakis will open the Davis Cup first-round tie between the Czech Republic and Australia in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Friday.

Wimbledon 2014: Aussie Kyrgios sets up Nadal clash

Australian rising star Nick Kyrgios set up a Wimbledon last 16 clash with world number one Rafael Nadal with victory over Jiri Vesely on Saturday.

Andy Murray, Roger Federer advance in Indian Wells after tough tests

Britain`s Andy Murray was forced to dig deep before beating rising Czech star Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday.