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Tennis: ATP Dubai Open results - 4th update

Results from the second day of the ATP Dubai Open on Tuesday 1st round Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x6) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4 Lukás Rosol (CZE) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marius Copil (ROM) 6-3, 6-4 Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Michael Russell (USA) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 Somdev Devvarman (IND) bt Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x2) 7-6 (7/3), 0-0, retired Malek Jaziri (TUN) bt Igor Sijsling (NED) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) James Ward (GBR) bt Teimuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)

Tennis: ATP Dubai Open results - 4th update

Results from the second day of the ATP Dubai Open on Tuesday 1st round Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x6) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4 Lukás Rosol (CZE) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marius Copil (ROM) 6-3, 6-4 Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Michael Russell (USA) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 Somdev Devvarman (IND) bt Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x2) 7-6 (7/3), 0-0, retired Malek Jaziri (TUN) bt Igor Sijsling (NED) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) James Ward (GBR) bt Teimuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)

Tennis: ATP Dubai Open results - 1st update

Results from the second day of the ATP Dubai Open on Tuesday Men's singles 1st round Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x6) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4 Lukás Rosol (CZE) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marius Copil (ROM) 6-3, 6-4 Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Michael Russell (USA) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 afp

Tennis: ATP Dubai Open results - 3rd update

Results from the second day of the ATP Dubai Open on Tuesday 1st round Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x6) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4 Lukás Rosol (CZE) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marius Copil (ROM) 6-3, 6-4 Radek Stepanek (CZE) bt Michael Russell (USA) 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 Somdev Devvarman (IND) bt Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x2) 7-6 (7/3), 0-0, retired Malek Jaziri (TUN) bt Igor Sijsling (NED) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) afp

Tennis: ATP Dubai Open results

Results from the second day of the ATP Dubai Open on Tuesday Men's singles 1st round Mikhail Youzhny (RUS x6) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4 Lukás Rosol (CZE) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marius Copil (ROM) 6-3, 6-4 afp

Czech Davis Cup hero Berdych calls for two-yearly contest

By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Double Davis Cup winner Tomas Berdych has called for the annual competition to be played every two years, warning the current format was destroying tennis's top team prize. Berdych and compatriot Radek Stepanek led the Czech Republic to successive Davis Cup titles, beating Serbia in the 2013 final and Spain a year earlier, in what the 2010 Wimbledon finalist described as the greatest achievements of his career.

Tennis: Nishikori out of Delray with hip injury

Japanese third seed Kei Nishikori, coming off his fourth career ATP title last week, retired from his second-round match Thursday at the Delray Beach Open with a left hip injury. The 24-year-old Asian, now coached by retired US star Michael Chang, trailed 4-2 to Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili when he pulled out of the match after 18 minutes, having already surrendered a break in the opening set.

Tennis: Nishikori out of Delray with hip injury

Japanese third seed Kei Nishikori, coming off his fourth career ATP title last week, retired from his second-round match Thursday at the Delray Beach Open with a left hip injury. The 24-year-old Asian, now coached by retired US star Michael Chang, trailed 4-2 to Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili when he pulled out of the match after 18 minutes, having already surrendered a break in the opening set.

Tennis: Steady Berdych credit's serve for Rotterdam win

Tomas Berdych credited his steady serve for helping him end a 16-month title drought with a 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Marin Cilic in the Rotterdam World Tennis on Sunday. The Czech Republic third seed could not contain his satisfaction after finally lifting a title. "It feels so amazing, it's been so long, To win the title here is a real bonus. I'm extremely happy with how I handled things throughout the week." The ATP number seven handed Croatia's unseeded Cilic his first loss after nine straight wins which took him to the Zagreb title a week ago.

Tennis: ATP World Tennis results

Results from the seventh and final day of the $1.3 million ATP World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday (x denotes seeding): Final Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Marin Cilic (CRO) 6-4, 6-2 afp
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