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.
Rafael Nadal , the 2008 Wimbledon champion, beat Robin Haase in five sets today to reach the third round at the only grass-court Grand Slam, while John Isner defeated Nicolas Mahut in the longest match in tennis history.
Novak Djokovic will avoid having to play Roger Federer or Andy Murray until the Australian Open final as he bids for an unprecedented hat trick of titles at the season-opening Grand Slam tennis tournament.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands used to be more famous for her colorful outfits than her tennis. That’s about to change, now that she’s reached the third round of the French Open to jump past the injured Venus Williams in the world rankings.