Kei Nishikori beats Ivan Dodig in 2 sets in Japan Open first round
TOKYO (AP) -- In his first match at home since playing in the U.S. Open final, Kei Nishikori gave the sell-out crowd in Ariake Colosseum their money's worth with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ivan Dodig of Croatia on Wednesday....

Defending champion Djokovic beats Pospisil to improve record at China Open to 21-0
BEIJING (AP) -- Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on center court on a cold, rainy Wednesday....

Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field, Tsonga to defend title
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January....

Retired tennis star Li Na receives tearful send-off on center court at China Open
BEIJING (AP) -- It was a fitting goodbye for China's biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal....

Murray saves 5 match points to beat Robredo at Shenzhen Open for 1st title in 15 months
SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open....

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori beats Julien Benneteau to win Malaysian Open
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fourth-seeded Julien Benneteau of France 7-6 (4), 6-4 Sunday to win the Malaysian Open....

Kvitova wins Wimbledon final rematch against injured Bouchard to take Wuhan Open title
WUHAN, China (AP) -- Petra Kvitova backed up her lopsided win over Eugenie Bouchard at Wimbledon with another emphatic victory over the Canadian to capture the inaugural Wuhan Open title on Saturday....

Nadal's coach criticizes Spain's decision to appoint a woman as Davis Cup captain
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Rafael Nadal's coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men's and women's games....


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