US Open Tennis Championship in New York Day 9
Nikolay Davydenko hits a forehand in his match against Gilles Muller on day nine at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at the U.S. National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York on September 2, 2008. Muller defeated Davydenko 6-4 4-6 6-3 7-6. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
Sixth-seeded Benoit Paire, despite dropping serve three times, won in straight sets Monday in opening day action at the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
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.
Gilles Simon used a straight-set upset Friday to gain a spot in the semifinals of the Open 13 tennis tournament in France.
Juan Martin del Potro managed just one break Thursday but still won a three-set, second-round match at the Open 13 tennis tournament in France.
Top-seeded Tomas Berdych took a close three-set decision Wednesday from Ernests Gulbis in second-round play of the Open 13 tennis tournament in France.
Ernests Gulbis ran past Jarkko Nieminen in 52 minutes Tuesday for a first-round win at the Open 13 tennis tournament in France.
Seventh-seeded Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig each won Wednesday and will meet in the quarterfinals of the Valencia Open tennis tournament in Spain.
Juan Martin del Potro and Janko Tipsarevic, the top two seeds, advanced to the semifinals with victories Friday at the Erste Bank Open.
Second-seed Jarko Tipsarevic and No. 3 Tommy Haas both cruised into the quarterfinals Thursday with easy wins at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.
Australian Marinko Matosevic opened the Erste Bank Open in Vienna Monday with a comeback victory over sixth-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands.
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