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UPDATE 7-Tennis-Indian Wells men's singles round 1 results

March 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Indian Wells Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Thursday Ryan Harrison (U.S.) beat Go Soeda (Japan) 6-0 4-6 6-3 Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) beat Feliciano Lopez (Spain) 6-3 6-2 Ivan Dodig (Croatia) beat Guido Pella (Argentina) 6-1 6-2 Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-4 3-6 6-1 Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) beat Vasek Pospisil (Canada) 7-6(5) 6-3 Wayne Odesnik (U.S.) beat Roberto Bautista (Spain) 7-5 7-5 Mischa Zverev (Germany) beat Jurgen

Tennis: Federer stunned by Benneteau in Rotterdam

Frenchman Julien Benneteau sent defending champion Roger Federer crashing out of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament on Friday with a stunning 6-3, 7-5 quarter-final upset. Federer, who lifted the trophy in his last two appearances in 2005 and 2012, last suffered defeat in the event against Tim Henman in 2004. "I'm very disappointed, I have some regrets about this match," said Federer, who came back from two sets to love down to beat Benneteau in the third round of Wimbledon last year.

Tennis: Federer stunned by Benneteau in Rotterdam

Frenchman Julien Benneteau sent defending champion Roger Federer crashing out of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament on Friday with a stunning 6-3, 7-5 quarter-final upset. Federer, who lifted the trophy in his last two appearances in 2005 and 2012, last suffered defeat in the event against Tim Henman in 2004. "I'm very disappointed, I have some regrets about this match," said Federer, who came back from two sets to love down to beat Benneteau in the third round of Wimbledon last year.

Tennis: Del Potro to face Dimitrov in Rotterdam semi-final

Second seed Juan Martin del Potro cruised into the semi-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament on Friday with a victory in straight sets against Finland's Jarkko Nieminen. The Argentine won 6-3, 6-4, and will now face unseeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the last four, after he came from a set down to beat Marcos Baghdatis earlier in the day. Del Potro took just under 90 minutes to go through, racking up 10 aces along the way before sealing victory on his second match point as the Finn returned long.

Tennis: Dimitrov through to Rotterdam semi-finals

Unseeded Grigor Dimitrov came from a set down to beat Marcos Baghdatis 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/0), 6-3 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament. The Bulgarian's performance showed that he is returning to the kind of form he produced at the start of the year, when he reached the final in Brisbane before losing to Andy Murray. Dimitrov had also beaten Baghdatis in three sets in that tournament, and here he repeated the feat to set up a last-four showdown against either second seed Juan Martin del Potro or Finn Jarkko Nieminen.

UPDATE 3-Tennis-World Indoor Tournament men's singles quarterfinal results

Feb 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Indoor Tournament Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday 5-Gilles Simon (France) beat Martin Klizan (Slovakia) 6-7(6) 6-3 3-0 (Klizan retired) Julien Benneteau (France) beat 1-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-3 7-5 2-Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 6-3 6-4 Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) 6-7(4) 7-6(0) 6-3

Tennis: Smooth Federer into Rotterdam quarter-finals

Two-time champion Roger Federer moved swiftly into the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over home hope Thiemo de Bakker. The 62-minute victory sent the Swiss top seed into a Friday clash with Frenchman Julien Benneteau who he will be facing for the sixth time. World number two Federer is playing in Rotterdam for the eighth time and has never gone out before the quarters, winning titles in 2005 and 2012. "I'm happy, the conditions are very quick and Thiemo is a dangerous opponent," said Federer.

Tennis: Del Potro targets big four breakthrough

Second seed Juan Martin Del Potro said he's not envious of the world top four as the big Argentine reached the Rotterdam quarter-finals Thursday with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 defeat of qualifier Ernests Gulbis. "I know that I can improve," said the seventh-ranked 2009 US Open champion, who faces Jarkko Nieminen in the last eight after the Finn dispatched German qualifier Matthias Bachinger 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

Tennis: Baghdatis sends Gasquet packing in Rotterdam

Marcos Baghdatis handed Frenchman Richard Gasquet only his second loss of the season as the Cypriot scored a 6-4, 6-4 win to reach the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis on Thursday. Gasquet lined up in Rotterdam as the fourth seed, having already won two tour titles this season and boasting an unbeaten record apart from a defeat to compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open. But the world number 10 never got going against Cypriot Baghdatis, who had also beaten him at the London Olympics last year.

Tennis: ATP Rotterdam results - 2nd update

Results from day four of the ATP Rotterdam Open on Thursday (x denotes seed): 2nd round Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) bt Matthias Bachinger (GER) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) 6-4, 6-4 Juan Martin del Potro (ARG x2) bt Ernests Gulbis (LAT) 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 afp
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