World No. 3 Roger Federer moved one step closer to his first title this season when he beat Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 7-6 (2) to advance to the semifinals of the Italian Open tennis.
World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Rome Masters at the hands of Tomas Berdych on Friday while Maria Sharapova withdrew from the women's event due to her illness.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal remained on course for the Rome Masters final after coming through a tough quarter-final against fellow Spaniard David Ferrer on Friday.
Novak Djokovic can't seem to find any consistency on clay courts. And with French Open less than 10 days away, he will enter Roland Garros on the back of two early losses.
Maria Sharapova withdrew from the Italian Open before her quarter-final with Italy's Sara Errani on Friday because of "physical problems", organisers said.
After conquering the tennis world during his heydays, Boris Becker is training his eyes on India as a businessman to tap the country's vast potential in the area of sports academy and fashion items.
Tennis ace Andy Murray has said that it is 'unlikely' that he will play in the French Open starting Sunday, following a chronic back injury.
Chinese number one Li Na reached the Rome Open third round on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-1 win over compatriot Zheng Jie, who she described as a "twin".
World number one Serena Williams inflicted swift revenge on behalf of her older sister when she beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-2, 6-2 in the Rome Masters.
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands breezed into the pre-quarterfinals of the WTA Premier Rome event with an easy straight sets win over Shuko Aoyama and Liga Dekmeijere.
Two-time Rome masters champion Novak Djokovic began his campaign for a hat-trick trophy with a 70-minute, 6-2, 6-3 win over Albert Montanes which was wrapped up with an ace.
World number one Serena Williams inflicted swift revenge on behalf of her older sister when she beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-2 6-2 in the Rome Masters on Tuesday.
Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki was upset in the first round of the Italian Open by 48th-ranked Bojana Jovanovski 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Tuesday.
News Limited is reporting from Madrid that the court case involving the father of tennis player Bernard Tomic has been adjourned to October after the man he allegedly assaulted declined to return for Tuesday's scheduled hearing.
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams firmed up their credentials as French Open favourites by sweeping to victory in Madrid.