Hewitt beats Polansky in Houston

Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt beat Canada's Peter Polansky 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in gusty conditions Tuesday to advance to the second round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship.

Federer, Wawrinka lift Swiss into Davis Cup semis

Roger Federer finished off Switzerland's comeback against Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals, beating Andrey Golubev in the decisive fifth rubber Sunday after Stanislas Wawrinka started the comeback for the hosts with a four-set win over Mikhail Kukushkin.