U.S. OPEN TENNIS ROUND ONE IN NEW YORK
Nikolay Davydenko of Russia serves the ball to Jesse Levine of the USA during Round 1 of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York on August 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
Belgium's Xavier Malisse and Canadian Jesse Levine each began the SAP Open with first-round victories Monday.
Second-seeded Roger Federer and No. 3-ranked Andy Murray both rolled to first-round wins Tuesday at the Australian Open.
No. 1-seeded David Ferrer dropped just three games Thursday in rolling into the semifinals of the Heineken Open tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Top seeds David Ferrer and Philipp Kohlschreiber each needed three sets Wednesday to get out of the second round at the Heineken Open in New Zealand.
Qualifier Greg Jones beat sixth-seeded Jurgen Melzer in Tuesday's first-round play at the Heineken Open tennis tournament in New Zealand.
Denis Istomin claimed a lopsided upset victory Tuesday in first-round play of the Brisbane International tennis tournament.
Nikolay Davydenko broke open a tight match with a third-set shutout Friday in taking the final semifinal slot at the Moselle Open in France.
Second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber was pushed to a third set Thursday before he claimed a second-round win at the Moselle Open in France.
Top-seeded defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France cruised into the third round of the Moselle Open Wednesday with a straight-set victory.
Twelfth-seeded Marin Cilic advanced but 13th-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov was upended Monday on Day 2 of the Western & Southern Open.