French Open tennis in Paris
Frenchman Gael Monfils pauses during his French Open quarterfinal match against Roger Federer of Switzerland at Roland Garros in Paris on June 3, 2009. Federer defeated Monfils 7-6, 6-2, 6-4. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
Albert Montanes and Gael Monfils earned spots in the finals of the Nice Open tennis tournaments with victories Friday.
Gilles Simon lost Thursday but another local favorite Gael Monfils earned a spot in the semifinals with a win at the Nice Open tennis tournament in France.
Second-seeded Gilles Simon and No. 3 Sam Querrey won in second-round matches Wednesday at the Nice Open ATP tournament in France.
No. 6-seeded Fabio Fognini, despite a slow start, claimed a first-round win Tuesday at the Nice Open tennis tournament in France.
No. 1-seed Janko Tipsarevic had little trouble advancing to the quarterfinals with a straight-set win Thursday at the BMW Open in Germany.
Radek Stepanek and Gael Monfils came away with first-round upset wins Tuesday at the BMW Open tennis tournament in Germany.
Defending champion Gilles Simon took a tight three-set win Wednesday in a second-round match of the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis tournament in Romania.
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez posted a three-set upset win Tuesday in a first-round match at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis tournament in Romania.
Top-seeded Nicolas Almagro fought off an upset bid and John Isner also advanced Thursday at the rain-marred U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.
Persistent rains wiped out the entire schedule of second-round matches Wednesday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.