Ekaterina Makarova stunned world No. 3 Victoria Azarenka in three sets Wednesday in a second-round match at the Mutua Madrid Open.
Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka capped years in which each won six tournaments, including a Grand Slam event, with world No. 1 tennis rankings.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal was beaten and third-ranked Roger Federer needed a third-set tiebreaker to advance in Friday's play at the Gerry Weber Open in Germany.
Rafael Nadal, three days removed from his record seventh French Open title, picked up a straight-set win Thursday at the Gerry Weber Open in Germany.
Novak Djokovic lost the final of the French Open but strengthened his hold on the No. 1 position in the men's tennis rankings.
Rafael Nadal won an Open Era record seventh French Open title by holding off world No. 1 Novak Djokovic for a four-set victory Monday.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal meet Sunday to decide the French Open men's singles championship in a match that will make history no matter who wins.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal posted very different straight-set wins Friday and gained the finals of the French Open.
Maria Sharapova can join some of the most storied names in women's tennis with a French Open win.