US Open Championship in New York
James Blake of the U.S.A, ninth seed, returns the ball to Belgium's Steve Darcis in second-round action at the U.S. National Tennis Center on August 28, 2008 in Flushing Meadows, New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
Top-seeded defending champion David Ferrer of Spain took an early exit from the grass-court Topshelf Open Tuesday, falling to Xavier Malisse in an upset.
Third-seeded Sam Querrey advanced but No. 5 Alexandr Dolgopolov fell Monday in first-round action at the Delray Beach tennis event.
Fifth-seeded Nikolay Davydenko was beaten but No. 8-seeded Benoit Paire escaped with a three-set win Wednesday at the Open Sud de France tennis tournament.
No. 8-seeded Benoit Paire rolled to a first-round win Tuesday at the Open Sud de France ATP tournament.
Belgians David Goffin and Steve Darcis picked up consolation victories Sunday as Serbia and Belgium played out a Davis Cup series the Serbs had already won.
Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic teamed for a four-set win Saturday, clinching a Davis Cup first-round series for Serbia over Belgium.
Viktor Troicki rallied for a five-set win and Novak Djokovic also won Friday as Serbia grabbed a 2-0 Davis Cup lead in a best-of-five series against Belgium.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and 2010 Davis Cup hero Viktor Troicki will take singles duty for Serbia in this weekend's Davis Cup series against Belgium.
Defending champion Andreas Seppi will face Andy Roddick for the championship at the AEGON International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, England.