Top seeds Nadal, Almagro win in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and two-time defending champion Nicolas Almagro each logged a second-round victory Thursday to advance at the Brazil Open.

France's Chardy falls in Brazil Open upset

SAO PAULO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France fell in an upset to Argentine lucky loser Martin Alund Wednesday in second-round play at the Brazil Open.

Ram has early upset win at Farmers Classic

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- Rajeev Ram defeated eighth-seeded Brian Baker in opening-day play Monday of the Farmers Classic tennis tournament in Los Angeles.

Baghdatis advances on upset in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Marcos Baghdatis collected an upset win Monday in first-round play at the Malaysian Open tennis tournament.

Roddick rallies to boost U.S. in Davis Cup

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 6 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick sent the United States into the Davis Cup quarterfinals Sunday with a come-from-behind victory over Paul Capdeville of Chile.

Capdeville wins Davis Cup marathon match

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 4 (UPI) -- Paul Capdeville posted a five-set win Friday that pulled Chile into a 1-1 tie with the United States in a first-round Davis Cup series.

Doubles duo keeps Israel in Davis hunt

COQUIMBO, Chile, March 7 (UPI) -- The doubles team of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram notched a clutch win Sunday to keep Israel alive against Chile in first-round Davis Cup play.

Andy Murray advances at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Andy Murray faltered Friday before beating unseeded Paul Capdeville in a second-round men's match at the U.S. Open in New York.

Croatia beats Chile 3-0 at Davis Cup

POREC, Croatia, March 8 (UPI) -- Former champion Croatia advanced to the 2009 Davis Cup quarterfinals Saturday by building an insurmountable 3-0 lead over Chile at Porec, Croatia.

Cilic impressive in Davis Cup win

POREC, Croatia, March 6 (UPI) -- Marin Cilic piled up seven served breaks in a straight-set rout that gave Croatia a 2-0 lead in its best-of-five, first-round Davis Cup series against Chile.

Gonzalez reaches quarterfinals in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Defending champion and No. 1 seed Fernando Gonzalez survived an upset bid Wednesday to move into the quarterfinals of the Movistar Open.

Gilles Simon earns quarterfinal berth

INDIANAPOLIS, July 16 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Gilles Simon moved into the quarterfinals at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships Wednesday with a three-set win over Benjamin Becker.

Simon, Tursunov win Indy openers

INDIANAPOLIS, July 15 (UPI) -- Defending champion Dmitry Tursunov of Russia and second-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon were winners Monday at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships.

American Young first-round Newport winner

NEWPORT, R.I., July 7 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded American Donald Young was a first-round winner Monday at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
Soderling, Ancic post French Open upsets

Soderling, Ancic post French Open upsets

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Robin Soderling and Mario Ancic ousted seeded players Tuesday in first-round play of the men's draw of the French Open.

Blake reaches quarters in U.S. Clay Court

HOUSTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Top-seeded James Blake coasted into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships Thursday by downing Ryan Harrison 6-3, 6-2.

Blake, Fish advance at clay court event

HOUSTON, April 17 (UPI) -- James Blake and Mardy Fish both picked up victories Wednesday at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

2nd seed Blake withdraws with sore knee

MEMPHIS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Second-seeded American James Blake withdrew with a sore knee Monday from the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships.

Stepanek downs Capdeville at SAP Open

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Fourth-seed Radek Stepanek ousted Paul Capdeville Monday in the first round of the $436,000 SAP Open in San Jose, Calif.

Haas, Malisse out in first-round at Delray

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Tommy Haas lost to Diego Hartfield in three sets Monday at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships.

Top-seeded Gonzalez advances in Chile

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Chilean Fernando Gonzalez advanced Tuesday in first-round play at the Movistar Open, the ATP's first clay-court event of 2008.

Acasuso starts with a win

VINA DEL MAR, Chile, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Jose Acasuso scored an opening-round win Monday in the Movistar Open in Chile, knocking off Aussie Peter Luczak.
Nadal moves into Australian third round

Nadal moves into Australian third round

MELBOURNE, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Rafael Nadal posted a solid straight-set victory Wednesday in second-round play at the Australian Open.

Nieminen beaten at Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- No. 5-seeded Jarkko Nieminen was defeated Wednesday but the rest of the top-rated players posted second-round wins in the $832,000 Japan Open.

Moodie, Fleishman advance in Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Unseeded Wesley Moodie claimed a first-round victory Monday at the $832,000 Japan Open and earned a shot at the tournament's No. 1 seed.
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