Lu Yen-Hsun claimed a three-set upset victory Monday in a first-round match at the Nice Open tennis tournament in France.
Varvara Lepchenko survived a lengthy, three-set challenge in Monday's first-round action at the Brussels Open tennis tournament.
No. 1-ranked Serena Williams won her last eight games Friday in advancing to the semifinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open 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.
World No. 228 Pablo Carreno-Busta used a three-set win Friday to join the top three seeds in the semifinals of the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
Daniel Brands and Ivan Dodig posted upsets Friday, knocking top seeds Janko Tipsarevic and Alexandr Dolgopolov out of the BMW Open tennis tournament in Germany.
Third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and No. 4-seed Carla Suarez Navarro claimed spots Friday in the finals of the Portugal Open tennis tournament.
No. 2-seed Stanislas Wawrinka overcame a poor start and claimed a second-round win over Albert Ramos Thursday at the Portugal Open tennis tournament.