Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the French Open semifinals a year after they met to decide the title.
Albert Montanes of Spain reached the Nice Open final by beating French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday.
Juan Monaco and Jarkko Nieminen won semifinal matches Friday, setting up the inaugural Power Horse Cup final with both players eyeing their first title of the year.
Rafael Nadal's quest for an eighth French Open title could include a semifinal matchup with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.
Third-seeded Alize Cornet of France edged Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3 Friday to reach the final of the Strasbourg International.
Heavy French crowd favorite Gael Monfils and capable Spaniard Albert Montanes will square off in Saturday's championship match at the $530,000 Nice Open, a final clay-court French Open tune-up.
Roger Federer says he won't play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup playoffs against Ecuador in September.
Third-seeded Juan Monaco and sixth seed Jarkko Nieminen will be the combatants in Saturday's championship match at the $530,000 Power Horse Cup, a final French Open tune-up.
Victoria Azarenka used to create the impression on court she was contending with more than an opponent. There seemed to be demons at play as well.
Three U.S. men have qualified for the French Open for the first time in more than 30 years.
Yes, tennis fans, Roger Federer is finally on Twitter.
Juan Monaco will face Jarkko Nieminen in the final of the inaugural Power Horse Cup ATP tournament, with both players seeking their first title of the year.
Last year's runner-up Alize Cornet pulled within a victory of reaching a second straight final at the $235,000 Strasbourg International tennis event, a final clay-court French Open tune-up.
Men to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday:
American Sam Querrey was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice clay-court event Thursday, losing to French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the first three questions posed to Roger Federer at his pre-French Open news conference Friday concerned rival and nemesis Rafael Nadal.
Women to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday:
Veteran German favorite Tommy Haas decided against playing his quarterfinal match Thursday at the $530,000 Power Horse Cup, a final French Open tune-up.
Brussels, Belgium (Sports Network) - Fourth-seeded American Sloane Stephens was a mild quarterfinal upset victim on a rainy Thursday at the $690,000 Brussels Open, a final clay-court French Open tune-up.
Juan Monaco reached the final of the Power Horse Cup by beating Guido Pella 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Friday.