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Mikhail Youzhny upends David Ferrer for Valencia Open crown

VALENCIA, Spain, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Russia's Mikhail Youzhny dispatched defending champion and top seed David Ferrer in straight sets Sunday, claiming the Valencia Open.
Straight-set win has Gasquet in Kremlin Cup semifinals

Straight-set win has Gasquet in Kremlin Cup semifinals

MOSCOW, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Richard Gasquet fought off five break points in gaining a spot in the semifinals of the ATP's Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
Shoulder injury ends Sharapova's season

Shoulder injury ends Sharapova's season

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- No. 3-ranked Maria Sharapova said she won't play in any more tennis tournaments this year because of a right shoulder injury.
Jankovic, Radwanska impressive in wins at China Open

Jankovic, Radwanska impressive in wins at China Open

BEIJING, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic and Agnieszka Radwanska dropped just two games between them Thursday in gaining places in the quarterfinals of the WTA's China Open.
Nadal has chance to retake No. 1 spot this week

Nadal has chance to retake No. 1 spot this week

LONDON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic remains the ATP No. 1-ranked player but Rafael Nadal could take over the top spot this week.
Serena Williams withdrawn from Pan Pacific Open

Serena Williams withdrawn from Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week's WTA tournament in Tokyo, citing a busy playing schedule.
Li, Pennetta move up in rankings after U.S. Open

Li, Pennetta move up in rankings after U.S. Open

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- With the top-ranked U.S. Open finalists creating a rematch from 2012, the moves in the WTA rankings came from semifinalists Li Na and Flavia Pennetta.
It's Djokovic, Nadal for U.S. Open championship

It's Djokovic, Nadal for U.S. Open championship

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal won't return as No. 1 in the rankings but can add to the debate as to who's having the best year when he plays Novak Djokovic at the U.S. Open.
Williams, Azarenka set for U.S. Open final

Williams, Azarenka set for U.S. Open final

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Serena Williams continues her remarkable 2013 season with an appearance Sunday in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open against Victoria Azarenka.
Serena Williams, Azarenka win semifinals at U.S. Open

Serena Williams, Azarenka win semifinals at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Defending champion Serena Williams will go against Victoria Azarenka for the U.S. Open championship after both won semifinals in straight sets Friday.

Hlavackova, Mirnyi win mixed doubles U.S. Open title

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Andrea Hlavackova and Max Mirnyi won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title Friday in straight sets over Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez.
Pennetta looks to continue strong run in U.S. Open semis

Pennetta looks to continue strong run in U.S. Open semis

NEW YORK, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Flavia Pennetta has taken out a series of seeded players en route to her first Grand Slam semifinal but the path forward at the U.S. Open is even tougher.
Nadal coasts into U.S. Open semis and meeting with Gasquet

Nadal coasts into U.S. Open semis and meeting with Gasquet

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal easily continued his sensational season Wednesday with a routine drubbing of Tommy Robredo in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Top seed Serena Williams was forced to wait a day to play her second-round match at the U.S. Open Wednesday while her sister was eliminated from the tournament.
No. 1 ranking within sight for Nadal

No. 1 ranking within sight for Nadal

LONDON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal has put together a year that could have him back at the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings by the end of the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams tops field at U.S. Open

Serena Williams tops field at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Serena Williams opens the defense of her U.S. Open singles title with a match against Francesca Schiavone, a player she hasn't lost to since 2009.
Williams, Azarenka in line for U.S. Open final rematch

Williams, Azarenka in line for U.S. Open final rematch

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams could face three Top 10 players in her quest for a fourth title in the last six Grand Slam events.
Murray, Djokovic in same half of U.S. Open draw

Murray, Djokovic in same half of U.S. Open draw

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Defending champion Andy Murray was put in the same half of the draw as world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, creating a possible semifinal matchup in the U.S. Open.

Sabine Lisicki kicks off New Haven Open with first-round victory

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Germany's Sabine Lisicki opened first-round play at the New Haven Open Sunday with a straight-set victory over France's Kristina Mladenovic.

Federer, Nadal set up meeting in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set up the 31st meeting of their careers Thursday by reaching the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open.
Tsonga to miss U.S. Open due to knee injury

Tsonga to miss U.S. Open due to knee injury

PARIS, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, ranked eighth in the world, announced Thursday he will miss the U.S. Open due to an ongoing knee problem.

Angelique Kerber begins quest for another Cincy final with Day 1 win

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Angelique Kerber, who reached the final last year in Cincinnati, won her first-round match against Karin Knapp Monday at the Western & Southern Open.

Nadal wins for eighth time in 2013 at Rogers Cup

MONTREAL, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal required just 68 minutes Sunday to defeat Milos Raonic for his eighth tournament win of the year at the Rogers Cup.

Serena Williams coasts to Rogers Cup title

TORONTO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Serena Williams coasted to her eighth tournament title of the year Sunday, overwhelming unseeded Sorana Cirstea in the finals of the Rogers Cup.

Radwanska cruised in second round of Rogers Cup

TORONTO, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland waltzed into the third round of the Rogers Cup Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Belgian Yanina Wickmayer.
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