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Nadal to face fellow Spaniard at Barcelona Open

|Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will look to get his clay court season back on track against Albert Ramos at the Barcelona Open after his fellow Spaniard won on Tuesday in the first round.

Nadal moves on; Ferrer stunned on home soil

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Fourth-seeded Japanese Kei Nishikori and fifth-seeded Spanish favorite Tommy Robredo were among Tuesday's second- round winners at the $2.55 million Barcelona Open tennis event.

Hantuchova wins opener in Marrakech

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Top seed Daniela Hantuchova was a come-from-behind opening-round winner Tuesday at the $250,000 Marrakech Grand Prix tennis event.

Djokovic: Wrist better, will try to play in Madrid

| |Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Saying his right wrist is not as badly hurt as he feared, Novak Djokovic plans to be back on the tennis tour in two weeks — and at the French Open later next month.

Defending champ Schiavone loses in 1st round

|Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy lost to Spanish qualifier Beatriz Garcia Vidagany 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday.

Kanepi advances in Stuttgart, Wozniacki pulls out

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia defeated lucky loser Johanna Konta of Britain 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book her place in the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Monday.

Ferrer to start at Barcelona vs. Gabashvili

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday.

Finland's Nieminen makes 2nd round in Bucharest

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen's first match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina took more than two hours to win in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday.

Wozniacki, Cibulkova pull out of Porsche event

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki and Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova pulled out of the draw at the $710,000 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

Nishikori, Robredo advance in Barcelona

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Spanish crowd favorite Albert Montanes advanced, while Czech veteran Radek Stepanek came up a first-round loser Monday at the $2.55 million Barcelona Open tennis event.