06 Mar 2015 Davis Cup: Italy's Seppi levels tie at 1-1 in Kazakhstan (Yahoo Sports)
Italy leveled the Davis Cup first-round tie with Kazakhstan at 1-1 after Andreas Seppi defeated Andrei Golubev in the second of Friday's singles. Seppi dominated from the start, and could have closed out the match in straight sets if not for a determined tiebreak performance by the Russian-born Golubev, who forced a fourth set, where Seppi prevailed 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2. Earlier, Mikhail Kukushkin defeated Simone Bolelli 7-6 (6), 6-1, 6-2 at the National Tennis Center to begin the teams' first meeting.
05 Mar 2015 Lukas Rosol opens Davis Cup against Thanasi Kokkinakis (Yahoo Sports)
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) -- Lukas Rosol will open against Thanasi Kokkinakis on Friday when the Czech Republic faces Australia in the first round of the Davis Cup.
05 Mar 2015 Former No. 1 Rios asks for doping check of Korda from 1998 (Yahoo Sports)
Chile officials will back a request by former world No. 1 Marcelo Rios to have the International Tennis Federation investigate whether Petr Korda committed a doping violation in the 1998 Australian Open. Korda beat Rios 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 in the final. ''Chile Tennis Federation will support Marcelo because he's the best player in Chile's history,'' Rodrigo Valdebenito, a spokesman for the federation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
05 Mar 2015 Bemelmans v Laaksonen in Belgium-Switzerland opener (Yahoo Sports)
With both teams missing their top players, 132nd-ranked Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium will play No. 344 Henri Laaksonen in the opening singles of the Davis Cup tie against defending champion Switzerland on Friday. Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are skipping the event this year after leading Switzerland to its first title in 2014. Belgium's top player, David Goffin, withdrew at the last minute because of a back injury.
05 Mar 2015 Timea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
05 Mar 2015 Wozniacki beats Zhu to reach quarterfinals at Malaysian Open (Yahoo Sports)
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Zhu Lin of China 6-4, 6-1 Thursday.