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.

Nadal hopes to fine tune form ahead of clay swing

Rafael Nadal says he still has work to do on his game as he gets set to launch his claycourt season which the Spaniard hopes culminates with his ninth French Open title.

Nadal out slugs Raonic to reach Miami semis

MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal took another step towards a first Miami title by out-slugging big-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 6-2 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the Sony Open.

Nadal, Murray, Federer, Djokovic advance at Miami

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned in a command performance in the middle of a security alert Tuesday as the entrance to the ATP and WTA Miami Masters was blocked for more than an hour.

Maria Sharapova downs Petra Kvitova to enter Miami semis

Maria Sharapova regained her big-match rhythm after twice being pushed to three sets, defeating Petra Kvitova 7-5, 6-1 Tuesday to reach the ATP and WTA Miami Masters semi-finals.

Djokovic sportingly gives up point in Miami win

Novak Djokovic gave away a second-set point in a sporting gesture to Tommy Robredo during a 6-3, 7-5 victory Tuesday that put him in the ATP and WTA Miami Masters quarter-finals.

Murray and Federer sizzle under Miami sun

Defending champion Andy Murray and 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer sizzled under a Miami sun, speeding into the fourth round of the Sony Open on Sunday with convincing straight sets wins.

Nadal rolls into 3rd round at Sony Open

Spanish world No. 1 Rafael Nadal rolled to a 6-1, 6-3 win over Australia`s Lleyton Hewitt, advancing to the third round of the Sony Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Centre in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Bhupathi crashes out of Sony Open

Mahesh Bhupathi and his South African partner Kevin Anderson went down fighting in a thrilling three-setter men`s doubles match against the pair of Alexander Peya of Austria and Bruno Soares of Brazil to crash out of Sony Open tennis tournament here.

Wawrinka survives bumpy start to Sony Open

Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka survived a rollercoaster start to his Sony Open campaign on Saturday, advancing to the third round with a bumpy 6-0 3-6 6-3 win over Spain`s Daniel Gimeno-Traver.

Serena waits out rain for Miami victory

Serena Williams waited out a 45-minute rain interruption Saturday before defeating France`s Caroline Garcia 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.

Federer beats Karlovic in Miami opener

Roger Federer began his campaign at the WTA and ATP Miami Masters on Friday with a 6-4 7-6 (7/4) defeat of Ivo Karlovic.

Sania-Cara pair advances, Paes-Stepanek ousted from Sony Open

Sania Mirza and Cara Black fought their way into the second round even as Leander Paes made his third first-round exit in five tournaments this year when he lost his opening round at the Sony Open with partner Radek Stepanek, here.

Like Murray, Djokovic to go it alone in Miami

Andy Murray will not be the only top seed at the Sony Open without a trusted coach by his side as Novak Djokovic said on Thursday that Boris Becker will miss Miami to undergo double hip surgery.

Jarkko Nieminen beats Australia`s Bernard Tomic in record 28 minutes

Finland`s Jarkko Nieminen claimed the fastest ever ATP Tour win on Thursday by crushing Australian Bernard Tomic 6-0 6-1 in 28 minutes and 20 seconds to advance to the second round of the Sony Open.

Battling Lleyton Hewitt scraps way to milestone 600th career win

Lleyton Hewitt`s 600th win looked very much like every other of his ATP Tour career as the Australian battler scraped his way past Robin Haase 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the first round of the Sony Open on Thursday.

Andy Murray says chewed over split with Ivan Lendl over dinner

Andy Murray will try to defend his Sony Open title without coach Ivan Lendl in his corner starting on Friday after the two abruptly ended their two-year partnership in a Miami restaurant.

Petkovic dances way into Miami second round

Andrea Petkovic has not had much reason to dance this season but the effervescent German flashed some of her moves after advancing to the second round of the Sony Open on Wednesday with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain`s Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.

`Consistent` Federer encouraged by `rejuvenated form` despite Indian Wells loss

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly not disappointed despite losing a close final in the BNP Paribas Open to Novak Djokovic as he is aware of how far he had come since injuring his back a year ago at Indian Wells.

`Patchy` Murray admits `played poorly` following 4th-round defeat at Indian Wells

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray admitted that his performance was `patchy` and he played `poor tennis` on Wednesday following his three-set defeat by Canadian Milos Raonic in the fourth round at Indian Wells.