French Tennis Open in Paris
Nicolas Almagro of Spain celebrates after winning his fourth round match against French Jeremy Chardy at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, June 1, 2008.Almagro won 7-6, 7-6, 7-5. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
Eighth-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan earned an early exit at the Nice Open Sunday, falling to Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis in opening day action.
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each rolled through second-round wins Tuesday at the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.
Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer each won in straight sets Wednesday in second-round action at the Madrid Open tennis tournament.
Grigor Dimitrov finished off Monday's long schedule with a win at the Mutua Madrid Open that put him in the second round against world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.
World No. 5 Rafael Nadal and relative newcomer Lukas Rosol each picked up tournament titles, but only Rosol moved up in the world rankings.
Rafael Nadal remained on a torrid pace Sunday, claiming his fourth victory of the season with a win in the final of the Barcelona Open.
Rafael Nadal and fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro won their semifinal matches Saturday and advanced to the finals of the Barcelona Open.
Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals and ran his Barcelona Open winning streak to 37 matches with two wins Friday.
Fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro picked up a win Thursday but most of the third-round schedule was rained out at the Barcelona Open.
Top-seeded David Ferrer was beaten Wednesday but defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced at the Barcelona Open tennis tournament.
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