At last year's Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, former world No. 1 Andy Roddick defeated rookie Milos Raonic in the final to claim his 30th ATP Tour title.
When Bob and Mike Bryan faced match point in their Australian Open men's doubles semifinal, it wasn't just the twin brothers who were feeling the strain.
The Bryan brothers talk to CNN about their successful year and tour the 02 arena for the ATP World Tour Finals.
Qatar Open winner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga blamed fatigue and a troublesome wind for his straight sets defeat by Jurgen Melzer in the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne on Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course for a showdown in the Qatar Open final this weekend after both players won their quarterfinal matches on Thursday.
Fourth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has crashed out in the second round of the Shanghai Masters, beaten in three sets by Japan's Kei Nishikori.
World number one Novak Djokovic is into the quarterfinals of the Western and Southern Open after beating the Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek 6-3 6-3 in Cincinnati.
World number one Novak Djokovic dismissed Ryan Harrison 6-2 6-3 to advance into the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
1. Stepanek goes old school: There was plenty of networking in Washington, D.C., last week. At the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, 32-year-old Radek Stepanek -- who entered the week ranked No. 54 -- beat top-seeded Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-4 in the final on Sunday for his first title in 2½ years.
Radek Stepanek claimed a shock win against top seed Gael Monfils to clinch the Legg Mason Classic in Washington.
Top seed Gael Monfils saved a match point before edging past American John Isner to reach the final of the Legg Mason Classic in Washington on Saturday.
Gael Monfils remains on course for his first final appearance of 2011 after a comfortable victory over Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 6-4, 6-4 in their quarterfinal clash at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.
American James Blake is safely through to the second round of the Legg Mason Classic after a straight-sets victory over Tatsuma Ito of Japan.
A day after her sister Serena's comeback was ended in Eastbourne, Venus Williams suffered a similar fate losing in the quarterfinals to Daniela Hantuchova.
Top seed and world number one Rafael Nadal is through to the quarterfinals at Queen's Club, but the Spaniard made heavy weather of defeating Czech Radek Stepanek in three sets.
World number one Rafael Nadal made a safe transition to grass by reaching the third round at Queen's just three days after his sixth French Open triumph.
Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro continued his impressive comeback with a straight-sets win over Radek Stepanek in the first round of the Masters Series event at Indian Wells.
World number one Rafael Nadal has reached the semifinals of the Japan Open in Tokyo, but the tournament's second seed Andy Roddick is out.
Last week's Thailand Open champion Guillermo Garcia-Lopez continued his fine run of recent form by reaching the quarterfinals of the Japan Open in Tokyo on Wednesday.
France have secured their place in the Davis Cup final after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in their semi-final against Argentina in Lyon on Saturday.
France are one victory away from reaching the Davis Cup final after winning both opening singles rubbers against Argentina in Lyon on Friday.
Beaten U.S. Open finalist Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from Serbia's Davis Cup semifinal against Czech Republic with gastroenteritis.
What do you think Maria Sharapova should do? Bring her father, Yuri, back to the box? This can't be about the serve only, Elena Dementieva has been in the top 10 without a proper serve for ages. Sharapova risks ending up in the Martina Hingis/Daniela Hantuchova category: at their best when they are "only 17" and unable to repeat their earlier results after age 20. By the way, if Sharapova's career history holds up then she should win the 2010 French Open. -- Don, Europe
Top seed Andy Roddick beat defending champion Radek Stepanek in two tiebreak sets to claim the ATP tournament in Brisbane on Sunday.
Kim Clijsters defeated fellow comeback queen Justine Henin in the final of the Brisbane International on Saturday, saving two match-points and wasting three as she won an epic clash.
Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer completed Spain's Davis Cup final whitewash over the Czech Republic in Barcelona.
Spain have retained the Davis Cup after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the final against the Czech Republic by winning the doubles on Saturday.
Both team captains made surprise picks ahead of Friday's opening rubbers in the Davis Cup final between defending champions Spain and the Czech Republic on clay in Barcelona.
Andy Murray produced a sluggish performance as he was knocked out of the Paris Masters by Radek Stepanek on Thursday.
Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic for the title at the ATP tournament in Basel after contrasting semifinal victories on Saturday.
Top seed Rafael Nadal was given a scare before being handed a place in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic remain on course for a final showdown at the Shanghai Masters as both cruised into the quarterfinals with convincing victories in China on Thursday.
Fourth seed Novak Djokovic cruised to a fourth-round victory over 15th seed Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic, winning 6-1 6-3 6-3 at the U.S. Open.
Andy Murray survived a five-set thriller on Monday to defeat Stanislas Wawrinka and advance to the Wimbledon quarterfinals.
London homeowners are preparing to rent their flats and homes during Wimbledon. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.
The absence of defending champion Rafael Nadal has overshadowed the men's singles at Wimbledon and has increased British expectations that Andy Murray may finally become the first home winner of the tournament in over 70 years.
Third seed Andy Murray is through to the second round of the Wimbledon men's singles, but he dropped a set to American Robert Kendrick before eventually progressing 7-5 6-7 6-3 6-4.
Second seed Roger Federer is through to the last eight of the Rome Masters after beating 16th seed Radek Stepanek in straight sets to gain revenge for his defeat by the Czech in last year's quarters.
Eighth seed Stanislas Wawrinka became the biggest casualty of this week's clay-court Barcelona Open when he was beaten in three sets by Czech Radek Stepanek.
Andy Murray charged into the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Serbian Victor Troicki in just 58 minutes.
World number one Rafael Nadal brought defending champions Spain to the brink of victory in their Davis Cup last 16 match at home to Serbia, crushing Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets in Benidorm.
Andy Roddick powered to his first ATP Tour title of the season with a 7-5 7-5 victory over fifth seed Radek Stepanek in Memphis.
Top seed Andy Roddick is through to the semifinals of the Memphis Open after a battling three-set victory over fellow-American Sam Querry on Friday.
Lleyton Hewitt continued his fine run in the ATP tournament in Memphis by beating fellow-Australian Chris Guccione to reach the quarterfinals as his comeback gathers pace.
Top-seed Andy Roddick stepped up his bid for a fourth tournament victory in San Jose with a 7-5 6-4 win over Germany's Tommy Haas on Friday night.
Radek Stepanek claimed the men's title at the inaugural Brisbane International tournament by upsetting Fernando Verdasco of Spain in a three-set final on Sunday.
France's Amelie Mauresmo is an injury doubt for the Australian Open after a thigh strain forced the former world number one to quit her semifinal at the WTA tournament in Brisbane.
British number one Andy Murray booked his place in the Masters Cup semifinals after a comfortable 6-4 6-2 win over Frenchman Gilles Simon in Shanghai on Wednesday.
Roger Federer returned to competitive action for the first time since his U.S. Open triumph to beat Radek Stepanek 6-3 7-6 on Wednesday in the second round of the Madrid Masters.
Juan Martin Del Potro has withdrawn from the Austrian Open in Vienna after suffering from an injury to his right toe.
Czech star Radek Stepanek is a doubt for Wimbledon after the top seed pulled out of the ATP grasscourt event at Nottingham with a rib injury.
Second-seeded Richard Gasquet was upset by fellow Frenchman Marc Gicquel 7-5 7-6 (6) in the second round of the Ordina Open on Tuesday.
Stanislas Wawrinka reached the final of the Rome Masters on Saturday when sixth seed Andy Roddick retired after losing the first three games of their semifinal.
Robin Soderling advanced to his second consecutive ATP final on Saturday when he beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (2) 6-3 in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships.
World number three Novak Djokovic battled through painful leg cramps to outlast Radek Stepanek in a gruelling five-set thriller to reach the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows.
They broke out odd little dances after hitting big shots, swaying their hips and rocking their arms to music only in their heads.
Refs on the take in the NBA, (alleged) steroid user assaulting the cherished 755 in MLB, dog-fighting scandal in the NFL (along with the Bengals) -- is this the perfect time for tennis to make some market gains in the States? We have the U.S. Open coming up, some great storylines, and hopefully no scandals on the horizon (save for Nadal's capris being made in an unsavory sweatshop or something). -- Brian, Santa Monica, Calif.
Hopes of an all-French final at the Swiss Open ended on Friday when three of the country's four quarterfinalists were beaten.
Three times former champion Andy Roddick put the dark days of clay behind him on Tuesday to record a confident 6-4 6-4 second-round victory over Radek Stepanek on the grass at Queen's.
Roger Federer will play the French Open and Wimbledon without a coach after splitting with Tony Roche, the world number one said on Monday.
David Nalbandian survived an early scare to move into the Monte Carlo Masters second round with a 3-6 6-2 6-1 victory over Italian qualifier Federico Luzzi on Monday.
The 2007 Davis Cup competition begins Friday with the men of the United States lacing up their clay-court sneakers to face the Czech Republic on their turf. The Americans' clay-court struggles are well documented, but I'm confident they will net their first world group clay-court victory in 10 years.
Roger Federer was given a scare in his first competitive match of 2007 before defeating Radek Stepanek 7-6 6-7 7-6 in the Kooyong exhibition tournament on Wednesday night in Melbourne.
Lleyton Hewitt has crashed out of the Adelaide International at the hands of world number 94 Igor Kunitsyn of Russia.
Martina Hingis rounded off her first full year back in professional tennis with a straight sets win over Austria's Sybille Bammer in the opening round of the Australian women's hardcourt championships on Sunday.
Radek Stepanek has retired from the Czech Republic Davis Cup team after a bitter dispute with his home federation.
World No. 1 Roger Federer will fine-tune preparations for his Australian Open title defense by playing at the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne.
Former world number one Andy Roddick has slid out of the world's top 10 for the first time since 2002.
Spain's Tommy Robredo won his first Masters Series title on Sunday, defeating Czech Radek Stepanek 6-1 6-3 6-3 in a one-sided final in Hamburg.
Spain's Tommy Robredo reached the final of a Masters Series event for the first time when he beat Mario Ancic of Croatia 7-5 6-4 to set up a Hamburg title clash with Czech Radek Stepanek.
Mario Ancic fought back from a set down against fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko at the Hamburg Masters, winning 5-7 7-6 6-3 to set up a semifinal with Tommy Robredo.
Radek Stepanek became the first player to reach the semifinals of the Hamburg Masters on Friday, defeating Max Mirnyi of Belarus 7-6 6-1.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on course for a showdown in the final of the Rome Masters after they both enjoyed comfortable wins to reach the last eight.
Radek Stepanek thrashed Christophe Rochus 6-0 6-3 in 45 minutes in the Rotterdam World Tennis final to clinch his maiden ATP title.
Seeds continued to tumble at the Zagreb indoor tournament when Radek Stepanek, Feliciano Lopez, Jarkko Nieminen and Mario Ancic all lost their second round matches.
Twice defending champion Carlos Moya reached the Chennai Open final for the third straight year with a 6-4 6-7 7-6 victory over Czech Radek Stepanek.
Ivan Ljubicic extended his brilliant indoor run by outgunning top seed Andy Roddick 6-3 7-5 with an impressive display to reach the Paris Masters final.
Top seed Andy Roddick saved two match points before overcoming David Ferrer 2-6 6-3 7-6 to reach the Paris Masters semifinals.
Radek Stepanek defeated defending champion Feliciano Lopez 7-6 7-6 to reach the semifinals of the Vienna Trophy.
Top seed Mariano Puerta, the subject of doping allegations, slumped to an embarrassing 6-2 6-7 7-5 defeat to Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis at the Japan Open.
Paul-Henri Mathieu turned the form book on its head with a stunning first round victory over third seed Andy Roddick in the first round of the Montreal Masters on Tuesday.
British favorite Tim Henman has crashed out in the second round, losing 3-6 6-2 3-6 6-3 8-6 to Russian Dmitry Tursunov.
Results of Wednesday's second round men's singles matches (Seeds in bold):
Rafael Nadal's impressive season continued with a 6-1 6-2 win over Dominik Hrbaty on Thursday that took him into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open.
World number one Roger Federer warmed up for an explosive semi-final showdown with Mario Ancic with a battling 7-5 7-5 win over Russia's Nikolay Davydenko at the World Indoor Tournament.
Lleyton Hewitt stretched his winning streak to 18 at the Sydney International Thursday to set up a semi-final showdown with the 'Beast of Belarus' .
Defending champion Lleyton Hewitt scored an emphatic opening win in the Sydney International with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Slovak Karol Beck on Tuesday.
Czech qualifier Radek Stepanek booked his place in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters with a 7-6 6-3 win over Mikhail Youzhny, who knocked out holder Tim Henman the day before.
Top seed Rainer Schuettler has been knocked out of the Stuttgart Cup, going down 6-7 6-3 6-2 to Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in the second round.
Defending champions Chile face hosts Germany on Thursday for a place in the World Team Cup final after both stayed unbeaten in Duesseldorf on Tuesday.
Czech outsider Radek Stepanek defeated holder Nikolay Davydenko in the opening round on Monday, removing the Russian 7-6 6-3 in Estoril.
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