World No. 228 Pablo Carreno-Busta used a three-set win Friday to join the top three seeds in the semifinals of the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
No. 2-seed Stanislas Wawrinka overcame a poor start and claimed a second-round win over Albert Ramos Thursday at the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
Top-seeded David Ferrer was pushed to a third set Wednesday before he could claim a second-round win at the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
World No. 5 Rafael Nadal and relative newcomer Lukas Rosol each picked up tournament titles, but only Rosol moved up in the world rankings.
Top-seeded David Ferrer was beaten Wednesday but defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced at the Barcelona Open tennis tournament.
Roger Federer, who decided to pass up this year's Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, returned to the world No. 2 ranking in men's tennis Monday.
Tommy Robredo and John Isner each won ATP tournaments last week but only Robredo saw a change in his world ranking.
Andy Murray, David Ferrer and Richard Gasquet all improved their standing in the men's world tennis rankings, which were updated Monday.
Second-seeded Andy Murray fought off match point in the third set Sunday and staged a rally to overcome David Ferrer for the championship of the Sony Open.
Andy Murray and David Ferrer, who meet for the Sony Open Tennis title, already have reason to celebrate as they will improve their world rankings next week.