• Almagro defeats Montanes to reach second round in Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the second round of the clay-court Argentina Open after defeating countryman Albert Montanes 6-3, 6-3.

  • 2nd-seeded Cilic and Dodig advance to 2nd round in Rotterdam

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia had 10 aces in a 7-6 (5), 6-4 win against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in the first round of the World Tennis Tournament on Monday.

  • Venus Williams advances US team in Fed Cup

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Venus Williams clinched victory for the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland on Sunday in the Group II first round, advancing her team to the World Group Playoff in April.

  • Victor Estrella Burgos retains his Ecuador Open title

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic rallied from a set down to beat Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Sunday to retain his title on clay in the Ecuador Open in Quito.

  • Bautista-Agut downs Troicki to win Sofia Open

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Viktor Troicki to win the inaugural Sofia Open on Sunday for his fourth career title.

  • Gasquet beats Mathieu to retain Open Sud de France title

    MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Top-seeded Richard Gasquet overcame abdominal pains to defend his Open Sud de France title with a 7-5, 6-4 win against Paul-Henri Mathieu in an all-French final on Sunday.

  • Garcia tops Giorgi to seal France’s Fed Cup win over Italy

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Caroline Garcia followed Kristina Mladenovic’s earlier win by beating Camila Giorgi 6-3, 6-4 as France clinched a spot in the Fed Cup semifinals on Sunday with a comprehensive 4-1 win against Italy in their first-round tie.

  • Romania leads Czech Republic 2-1 in Fed Cup

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Karolina Pliskova won her second singles match to put defending champion Czech Republic level at 2-2 with host Romania in their Fed Cup first-round match.

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany, right,  congratulates Switzerland's  Belinda Bencic  after  their Fed Cup World Group first round tennis match between Germany and Switzerland  in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Bencic upsets Kerber to give Switzerland 2-1 lead in Fed Cup

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Annika Beck defeated Timea Bacsinszky to pull Germany level with Switzerland 2-2 in their Fed Cup first-round tie after Belinda Bencic had beaten Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber on Sunday.

  • Bertens gives Dutch surprise win over Russia in Fed Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Last year’s finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an unassailable 3-0 lead when Kiki Bertens beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match.