Richard Gasquet of France recovered to defeat Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin in the Kremlin Cup tennis final today. World No. 3 David Ferrer was upset by Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Stockholm Open.
Caroline Wozniacki secured the year- end No. 1 ranking on the WTA tour for the second consecutive year, capping a tennis season in which she won six singles titles while failing to reach the final of any of the four Grand Slam tournaments.
Martina Navratilova questioned Caroline Wozniacki’s status as the No. 1 women’s tennis player, criticizing the system that put her there for placing too much emphasis on the quantity of wins rather than the quality.
Sisters Serena and Venus Williams lost a total of four games in rolling to first-round wins at the U.S. Open tennis championship, where rain pushed five-time champion Roger Federer’s opening match back a day.
Roger Federer advanced to his eighth straight semifinal at the Australian Open, where he’ll play Novak Djokovic . Women’s top seed Caroline Wozniacki fought back to reach the final four in Melbourne for the first time.