Gael Monfils at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York
Gael Monfils of France his a backhand in his match against Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain on day 4 in Louis Armstrong Stadium at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships Stadium at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on September 1, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo
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.
France's Gael Monfils moved into the second round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship with a straight-set victory in Monday's opening day action.