Juan Martin del Potro continues to take steps forward in his comeback from left wrist surgery. On his return to Rochester for a check-up, the Argentine practised his two-handed backhand for the first time.
Top seed John Isner survived a strong push from fellow American Robby Ginepri in the second round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Thursday night, advancing to the quarter-finals 4-6, 7-6(5), 7-5 on a rain-interrupted day at Atlantic Station.
Juan Monaco reached his third ATP World Tour quarter-final of the season on Wednesday as he upset third seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Crédit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad.
Second seed and defending champion Tommy Robredo earned a 6-4, 6-4 win over Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the Vegeta Croatia Open Umag on Wednesday, while third seed Marin Cilic claimed a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Igor Sijsling.
Novak Djokovic’s ground breaking success has put Serbian tennis on the map. The World No. 1 led his nation to a historic Davis Cup success in 2010 and his triumphs, not to mention those of Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic, have inspired the next wave of Serbian talent.
Top seeds Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock reunited for the first time since their Wimbledon triumph and defeated Colombians Alejandro Gonzalez and Juan-Carlos Spir 6-4, 6-4 in the night session Tuesday at the BB&T Atlanta Open.
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