Five-time champion Roger Federer defeated Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 early this morning to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
France’s Richard Gasquet beat countryman Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-1 in the Thailand Open final in Bangkok for his seventh career ATP World Tour tennis title.
Defending French Open women’s champion Li Na was knocked out in the fourth round by qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova. Men’s six-time champion Rafael Nadal dropped two games in reaching the quarterfinals.
Five-time winner Roger Federer of Switzerland is the top men’s seed for the U.S. Open ahead of defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal beat Juan Monaco in straight sets to give host Spain a 1-0 lead over Argentina in the final of the Davis Cup, the premier team event in men’s tennis.
Rafael Nadal is starting over with his tennis career, and his business affairs.
Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic and 2009 champion Roger Federer overcame challenges from lower- ranked opponents as experience paid at the French Open.
Rain delayed the start of today’s play at the U.S. Open and is forecast in the New York City area for much of the day, with four men’s fourth-round matches and two women’s quarterfinals scheduled.
Rafael Nadal was twice a loser on finals day at the former top-ranked tennis player’s comeback tournament following a seven-month injury layoff.