Former No. 10 Juan Monaco retires from tennis
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine tennis player Juan Monaco announced his retirement on Monday.
The 33-year-old Monaco won nine ATP singles titles and reached No. 10 in the rankings in 2012, his high-water mark.
He won eight of his nine titles on clay. He also won three doubles titles.
Frantangelo upsets Tomic 6-2, 6-2 in BNP Paribas Open
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — American Bjorn Fratangelo upset Australia's Bernard Tomic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open.
Ranked 112th, Fratangelo advanced to face No. 14 Tomas Berdych.
Adrian Mannarino outlasted Juan Monaco 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-1, and Darian King topped Nikoloz Basilashvili 7-5, 7-5.
Marin Cilic, David Goffin advance to Japan Open semifinals
TOKYO (AP) — Marin Cilic and David Goffin advanced to the semifinals of the Japan Open on Friday, and they will play each other for a spot in the final.
The fifth-seeded Goffin rallied to beat Joao Sousa 1-6, 7-5, 6-2, while the fourth-seeded Cilic beat injury-plagued Juan Monaco 7-5, 6-1.
Goffin beat Cilic in Indian Wells early this year, and then again in a Davis Cup match for Belgium against Croatia. Those are their only two career meetings.
Olympic champion Andy Murray advances in Cincinnati
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Andy Murray followed up his second Olympic singles title with a second-round victory Wednesday night in the Western & Southern Open.
The top-seeded Scot beat Argentina's Juan Monaco 6-3, 6-2 to set up a match against South Africa's Kevin Anderson, a 6-2, 6-4 winner over 13th-seeded Richard Gasquet of France.
Del Potro picked for Davis Cup doubles by Argentina
PESARO, Italy (AP) — Argentina picked Juan Martin del Potro to play doubles against Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals from Friday.
It will be Del Potro's first tie in four years, and his first Davis Cup doubles.
Wrist surgeries have limited his appearances, but he's finally sustained another comeback which included beating Stan Wawrinka en route to the third round of Wimbledon.
This is his first tie since the 2012 semifinals, and though he has a 12-4...