Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Tuesday, suffering a humbling 6-1 6-4 opening-round loss to Russia`s Mikhail Youzhny two days after winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
Sania Mirza and Cara Black survived a thriller in the semifinals as they carved out a hard-earned 7-6(3) 3-6 13-11 victory to set up a Rogers Cup doubles final against top-seeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci here.
17 Grand Slam titles holder Roger Federer is reportedly enjoying the good life and considers himself to be more laid back than at any time in his career, as he plays in a U.S. Open warm up at the Rogers Cup.
Fourth seed Maria Sharapova rallied for a 4-6 6-3 6-1 second-round win over Spain`s Garbine Muguruza while Serena Williams destroyed former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur as order and power was restored to the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday.
Gael Monfils let Novak Djokovic know his honeymoon was over and it was time to get back to work by forcing the world number one to battle for a 6-2 6-7 (4) 7-6 (2) second round win at the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.
It was last call at Canada`s biggest tennis party on Wednesday until Milos Raonic delivered a nail-biting 4-6 7-6 (2) 7-6 (4) second round win over American Jack Sock to keep home hopes alive at the Rogers Cup.
Roger Federer launched his North American hard court campaign and bid for an 80th career title in impressive style blowing past Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 6-0 on Tuesday and into the third round of the Rogers Cup.
Rafa Nadal`s recovery from a wrist injury that ruled him out of two U.S. Open tune-up events is on track, the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Tuesday after the world number two underwent tests.