Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro meet in the Men's Singles Final at the US Open Tennis Championships in New York
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina kisses the champions trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in 5 sets in the mens final in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open Tennis Championships at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 14, 2009. defeated Federer 3-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. UPI/John Angelillo
Juan Martin del Potro withdrew from the French Open Wednesday, joining Andy Murray as Top 10 players who will miss this year's second major tennis tournament.
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.
Andy Murray is back at No. 2 in the rankings and Stanislas Wawrinka returned to the Top 10 Monday when the men's tennis rankings were updated.
Tournament wins allowed Tommy Haas and Stanislas Wawrinka to inch up in the men's tennis rankings going into the masters-level Madrid Open.
World No. 5 Rafael Nadal and relative newcomer Lukas Rosol each picked up tournament titles, but only Rosol moved up in the world rankings.
Roger Federer, who decided to pass up this year's Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, returned to the world No. 2 ranking in men's tennis Monday.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic again needed a third set Thursday before he was able to advance to the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters.
Grigor Dimitrov posted a straight-set upset victory Tuesday in second-round play at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament.
Tommy Robredo and John Isner each won ATP tournaments last week but only Robredo saw a change in his world ranking.