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.
Rafael Nadal moves to the No. 4 spot in the men's world tennis rankings in the final update before the seedings and pairings for the French Open are determined.
Rafael Nadal overcame a poor start Thursday before posting a three-set win in third-round action at the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.
World No. 2 Andy Murray retired with a back injury, one of four seeded players to leave the draw in early Wednesday play at the Italian Masters in Rome.
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each rolled through second-round wins Tuesday at the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.
World No. 2 and defending champion Roger Federer was the stunning upset victim of Kei Nishikori Thursday in the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open.
Grigor Dimitrov ousted world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a three-set marathon Tuesday in a second-round match at the Madrid Open.
Pablo Andujar upended 10th-seeded Marin Cilic and No. 16 Gilles Simon also advanced Sunday, opening the men's singles competition at the Madrid Open.
Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic ousted three-time champion Gilles Simon in straight sets Saturday to reach the finals of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy in Romania.