Sam Querrey advances to US Men’s Clay Court semifinals
HOUSTON (AP) — Eighth-seeded Sam Querrey advanced to the semifinals in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Friday, beating Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).
Garin upsets Chardy in marathon match at US Clay tourney
HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Garin upset No. 2 seed Jeremy Chardy to advance to the quarterfinals in one of the longest matches in US Clay history on Wednesday at the US Men's Clay Court...
HOUSTON (AP) — Marcel Granollers upset Taylor Fritz 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the first round of the US Men's Clay Court Championship on Monday.
Granollers, who won the title in 2008, beat No. 5 seed...
Baghdatis beats top-seeded Pouille at Open Sud de France
MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Veteran Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus beat top-seeded Frenchman Lucas Pouille 7-6 (2), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Open Sud de France quarterfinals.
Baghdatis, a 2006 Australian Open finalist, served for the match at 5-3 in the second set. But Pouille, who lost in the semifinals to eventual champion Novak Djokovic at this year's Australian Open, fought back to take it into a third set.
Davis Cup: Already out, Spain salvages pride against France
LILLE, France (AP) — In a contest with nothing at stake except pride, Marcel Granollers of Spain defeated Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 6-7 (2), 6-3, 13-11 in the final singles match of their Davis Cup semifinal on Sunday.
France sealed its spot in the final on Saturday when Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut won the doubles to give the hosts an unassailable 3-0 lead.
Earlier Sunday, Richard Gasquet lost 1-6, 6-4, 14-12 to Albert Ramos Vinolas meaning France advanced with a 3-2 win.
Defending champion France advances to Davis Cup final
LILLE, France (AP) — Doubles pair Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut gave France an unassailable 3-0 lead over Spain in their Davis Cup semifinal on Saturday as the defending champions reached back-to-back finals for the first time since 2002.
The French veterans, both aged 36, defeated Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez 6-0, 6-4, 7-6 (7) on the indoor hard court set up inside the Pierre Mauroy soccer stadium.
Johnson, Ramanathan advance to Hall of Fame final
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Third-seeded Steve Johnson beat Marcel Granollers, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Hall of Fame Tennis Open final.
The 28-year-old American will face Ramkumar Ramanathan in the final Sunday morning. Ramanathan, of India, topped American Tim Smyczek, 6-4, 7-5.
The semis were played on Newport's grass court after the induction of Michael Stich and Helena Sukova into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
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.
Goffin rallies past Almagro at Moselle Open
METZ, France (AP) — Second-seeded David Goffin hit 13 aces to rally past Nicolas Almagro 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals at the Moselle Open on Thursday.
Defending champion Lucas Pouille, who won his maiden title at the same tournament last year, lost to 86th-ranked Marius Copil of Romania 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6).
PARIS (AP) — If Novak Djokovic was hoping to take a little pressure and attention off himself after some rough results, he might very well have found the perfect way to do that by adding Andre Agassi as a coaching consultant of sorts for the French Open.
Gael Monfils pulls out of Paris Masters with rib injury
PARIS (AP) — Frenchman Gael Monfils has pulled out of next week's Paris Masters because of a rib injury.
The eighth-ranked Monfils, a U.S. Open semifinalist this year, has already qualified for the season-ending ATP finals in London next month. He is making his first appearance at the finals.
Tournament organizers said Friday that Spaniard Marcel Granollers has also pulled out of the Paris Masters, without giving a reason.
‘Can’t hear anything’: As rain pelts Open roof, Murray wins
NEW YORK (AP) — When heavy rain began pelting the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Andy Murray couldn't pick up the usual sounds of a tennis match.
Most importantly, he said, the thwack of a ball coming off his opponent's racket strings — or his own, for that matter — was completely indiscernible during a 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 second-round victory over Marcel Granollers at the U.S. Open on Thursday.