A washout: Play suspended at Rio Open because of heavy rain
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Heavy rain ensured there were no completed matches Monday at the Rio Open.
Only two matches started but neither got through the first set before the weather set in.
Seventh-seeded Malek Jaziri was trailing Federico Delbonis 5-3 and eighth-seeded Nicolas Jarry was down 4-3 against Roberto Carballes Baena when play was suspended.
Chung, Mannarino both upset at Chengdu Open
CHENDU, China (AP) — Second-seeded Hyeon Chung and fourth-seeded Adrian Mannarino both lost Wednesday at the Chengdu Open.
Canadian lucky loser Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Chung 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4, while Malek Jaziri upset Mannarino 6-3, 7-6 (5).
Auger-Aliassime saved five of eight break points in the match.
Mike Bryan, minus Bob, moves into another Grand Slam final
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Bryan continues to excel at the U.S. Open, even without his twin brother and longtime doubles partner, Bob.
Bryan and Jack Sock, who stepped in earlier this year when Bob went down with a hip injury, moved into the men's doubles final with a 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-4 win over the Colombian team of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah on Thursday.
It was the 11th consecutive win in a Grand Slam match for the pair that has become known as "Team Brock."
Goffin defeats Granollers in 2nd round of Barcelona Open
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — David Goffin saved a match point to defeat Marcel Granollers of Spain 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2 Tuesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open.
Goffin was down 5-1 in the second set before recovering to reach the third round for the second consecutive year in Barcelona.
The fourth-seeded Belgian will play either Leonardo Mayer of Argentina or Karen Khachanov of Russia.
Edmund sets up Hassan II quarterfinal with Albot
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Second seed Kyle Edmund beat Radu Albot of Moldova 6-2, 6-4 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II clay-court tournament.
The British player, ranked 26th in the world, next meets Tunisian wildcard entry Malek Jaziri, who secured an upset 6-2, 6-4 win against eighth seed Mischa Zverev of Germany.
Joao Sousa of Portugal and Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia will also meet in the last eight on Friday.
Pouille reaches 3rd ATP final in 4 weeks in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lucas Pouille made it to his third ATP final in four weeks after overcoming Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) in the Dubai Championships semifinals on Friday.
Pouille, who won in Montpellier and lost in the final of Marseille in the past three weeks, will take on third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut, who ended the dream run of Tunisian wild card Malek Jaziri 6-3, 6-4.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lucas Pouille moved to within a win of reaching three consecutive tennis finals when he overcame Yuichi Sugita 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships on Thursday.
The second-seeded Pouille won in Montpellier last month and was runner-up in Marseille last week.
Standing between the Frenchman and a place in the final is seventh-seed Filip Krajinovic of Serbia, who beat Evgeny Donskoy of Russia 6-1, 6-2.
Pouille avenges loss to Khachanov to reach Dubai quarters
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Second-seeded Lucas Pouille of France defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships, just three days after losing to the Russian in the Marseille final.
Jaziri upsets top-seeded Dimitrov at Dubai Championships
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tunisian wild-card entry Malek Jaziri earned the biggest victory of his career by stunning top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the opening round of the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.
The 34-year-old Jaziri, ranked 117th in the world, recorded his first win over a top-5 ranked player by beating the Bulgarian No. 4 in 2 hours, 17 minutes.
John Isner advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals
ATLANTA (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner beat Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday night in the 6-foot-10 former University of Georgia star's opening match in the BB&T Atlanta Open.
Coming off a victory Sunday in the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, Rhode Island, Isner is seeking his fourth Atlanta title in five seasons. He lost to Nick Kyrgios in the final last year.
Georgia Tech senior Christopher Eubanks made the most of his wild-card entry into the Atlanta Open, earning an opening-round 7-6, 6-4 win over fellow American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday.
Eubanks, the two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, held serve throughout the match — winning the first set 7-5 in a tiebreak and then earning an early break in the second before closing out the match on his serve.
The Atlanta native was playing in the tournament for the third time in as many years.
Qualifier Paul rallies to oust Chung at Atlanta Open
Qualifier Tommy Paul rallied from a set down to defeat seventh-seeded Hyeon Chung 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the Atlanta Open on Monday.
The win is the second on the ATP Tour for the 20-year-old Paul, an American ranked 291st in the world, and it came at the expense of Chung — a South Korean who entered the tournament ranked 53rd in the world. Paul advances to face the winner between Reilly Opelka and Malek Jaziri in the second round.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Seeded players Steve Johnson of the United States and Mischa Zverev of Germany progressed to the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Monday.
Johnson, the No. 5, rallied to defeat German wild card Maximilian Marterer 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, and Zverev, the No. 6, had little difficulty against Malek Jaziri, beating the Tunisian 6-3, 6-1 in under an hour.
MONTE CARLO, Monaco (AP) — Tenth-seeded David Goffin won an all-Belgian contest to reach the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday as the first big tournament of the clay court season got underway.
Goffin broke Steve Darcis five times and needed just 72 minutes to post a 6-2, 6-1 win at the Country Club.
Murray recalls shingles struggle after Australian Open exit
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Andy Murray said Sunday he is back to his best ahead of the Dubai Tennis Championships after recounting his struggles with shingles following his early exit from the Australian Open last month.
Shingles is a common, painful skin rash.
"I was a bit sick for 10 days, a couple of weeks, after I got back from Australia," said Murray, who will play Malek Jaziri of Tunisia in the first round in Dubai. "I feel fresh and ready to go here.
Bautista-Agut withdraws from ASB Classic
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Defending champion Robert Bautista-Agut of Spain has withdrawn from the ASB Tennis Classic without playing a match, citing a stomach virus.
The top-seeded Bautista-Agut had a bye in the first round and was due to play 2015 champion Jiri Vesely in his second round match on Wednesday. But the 28-year-old Spaniard, ranked 13 and the winner of the recent Chennai Open, informed organizers he was unable to play.
Vesely through to Shenzhen Open 2nd round
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Jiri Vesely served 13 aces to beat Pablo Andujar 6-2, 7-6 (8) and advance to the second round of the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday.
Vesely lost just six points on his first serve in his first match since the US Open, where he withdrew with a left arm injury before his second round match against top-seeded Novak Djokovic.
Vesely next meets Inigo Cervantes of Spain, who defeated Akira Santillan of Japan 6-2, 7-6 (5).