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Venus Williams targets WTA finals berth at Hong Kong Open
HONG KONG (AP) -- Venus Williams comes to Hong Kong hoping she can get a ticket to Singapore....

Italian tennis players have life bans lifted in fixing case
ROME (AP) -- Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace have had their life bans for match-fixing lifted by the Italian tennis federation....

Paire upsets Nishikori to advance to Japan Open final
TOKYO (AP) -- Unseeded Benoit Paire of France beat defending champion Kei Nishikori 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to advance to the Japan Open final where he faces top-seeded Stan Wawrinka....

Nadal beats Fognini to reach final of China Open
BEIJING (AP) -- Rafael Nadal reached his first hard-court final in more than a year on Saturday, beating Fabio Fognini 7-5, 6-3 in the China Open semifinals....

Simon to take over as WTA's new CEO, replacing Allaster
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Steve Simon will take over as the new CEO of the Women's Tennis Association....

Nishikori rallies to foil Coric in Japan Open
TOKYO (AP) -- Defending champion Kei Nishikori, of Japan, was given a real scare by teen ace Borna Coric, of Croatia, on Monday, before sealing a 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 comeback win in the first round of the Rakuten Japan Open....

Tomas Berdych wins his 1st ATP Tour title of season
SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- Top-seeded Tomas Berdych won his 11th ATP Tour title by defeating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday in the Shenzhen Open final....

Ferrer wins Malaysian Open final in straight sets
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Top-seeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard to win the Malaysian Open when he defeated countryman Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5 in the final on Sunday....