David Ferrer posted a 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 win over Jurgen Melzer Sunday, securing a Davis Cup semifinal berth for defending champion Spain.
Austria avoided elimination from the Davis Cup Saturday with a win over Spain in doubles competition.
Nikolay Davydenko and Mikhail Youzhnv kept Russia's Davis Cup hopes alive Saturday with a doubles victory over Austria.
Austria remained alive in first-round Davis Cup play Saturday when Jurgen Melzer and Oliver Marach won their doubles match against France.
Italian Andreas Seppi was among Tuesday's first-round winners at the rain-plagued, $1.1 million Austrian Open tennis tournament.
Sixth-seeded Sebastien Grosjean of France beat countryman Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets Monday at the Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon.
Fifth-seeded Chilean Fernando Gonzalez was among Monday's first-round winners at the BA-CA Tennis Trophy tournament in Vienna.
Third-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon and fourth-seeded Spaniard Nicolas Almagro won Tuesday at the rainy Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia tennis tournament.
Nikolay Davydenko and Agustin Calleri Friday were quarterfinal winners at the Orange Prokom Open Tennis Tournament in Sopot, Poland.
Gaston Gaudio of Argentina Wednesday lost his second-round match at the Orange Prokom Open in Sopot, Poland.