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Injured Gasquet out of Davis Cup quarter-finals

PARIS (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet has pulled out of France's Davis Cup quarter-final tie against Germany this week with a lower back injury, the French federation said on Monday. The FFT said in a statement that captain Arnaud Clement called up Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Michael Llodra to make up for the absence of Gasquet, who requires eight days of rest. Clement, who also called up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Julien Benneteau and Gael Monfils, has until Thursday's draw to name his final team.

Tennis: Injured Gasquet to miss Davis Cup tie

Richard Gasquet has withdrawn from the French Davis Cup team to take on Germany in a quarter-final tie in Nancy this weekend due to a painful back, the French Tennis Federation announced on Monday. Ranked 11th in the world, Gasquet has been suffering from sciatic nerve pain and needs to rest for at least eight days, the federation said in a press release. Team captain Arnaud Clement has called up two players to replace him - Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Michael Llodra. They will join up with Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Gaël Monfils, and Julien Benneteau.

Tennis: ATP-WTA Miami results - 3rd update

Results on Tuesday from the eighth day of the WTA and ATP Miami Masters (x denotes seeded player): Men 4th rd Novak Djokovic (SRB x2) bt Tommy Robredo (ESP x16) 6-3, 7-5 Kei Nishikori (JPN) bt David Ferrer (ESP x4) 7-6 (9/7), 2-6, 7-6 (11/9) Andy Murray (GBR x6) bt Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x11) 6-4, 6-1 Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) bt Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x3) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 Roger Federer (SUI x5) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x9) 6-1, 6-2 Women Quarter-finals

3 Spaniards advance to Indian Wells 4th round

Los Angeles, Mar 12 (EFE).- Spain's Feliciano Lopez overcame a rocky start to defeat Mikhail Kukushkin 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 and join countrymen Roberto Bautista-Agut and Fernando Verdasco in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. After being routed in the early going of Tuesday's match by his Kazakh opponent, Lopez settled down and began controlling his service games in the second set and then continued to show signs of his best tennis in the decider.

Tennis: ATP Marseille Open results - collated

Results on the sixth day of the ATP Marseille Open on Saturday (x denotes seeding): Semi-finals Ernests Gulbis (LAT x3) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x1) 6-3, 6-2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) bt Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 7-6 (7/4), 7-5 afp

Tennis: ATP Marseille Open results

Results from the fifth day of the ATP Marseille Open on Friday (x denotes seeding): Quarter finals Richard Gasquet (FRA x1) bt Ivan Dodig (CRO x5) 7-5, 6-3 Ernests Gulbis (LAT x3) bt Nicolas Mahut (FRA x8) 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) afp

Tennis: ATP World Tennis results - 2nd update

Results from the fourth day of the $1.3 million ATP World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Thursday (x denotes seeding): 2nd rd Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x1) bt Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA) 6-2, 7-6 (7/2) Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 6-4, 6-3 Jerzy Janowicz (POL) bt Tommy Haas (GER x6) 6-4, 6-4 Ernests Gulbis (LAT) bt Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x8) 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) 7-5, 7-5 Andy Murray (GBR x2) bt Dominic Thiem (AUT) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 afp

Tennis: ATP World Tennis results - 3rd update

Results from the third day of the $1.3 million ATP World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Wednesday (x denotes seeding): 1st rd Andy Murray (GBR x2) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 6-3, 6-3 Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x1) bt Gael Monfils (FRA) 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-5, 6-3 Tommy Haas (GER x6) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/1), 7-5 Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) bt Thiemo de Bakker (NED) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 Dominic Thiem (AUT) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 afp

Tennis: ATP World Tennis results - 2nd update

Results from the third day of the $1.3 million ATP World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Wednesday (x denotes seeding): 1st rd Juan Martín Del Potro (ARG x1) bt Gael Monfils (FRA) 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-5, 6-3 Tommy Haas (GER x6) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/1), 7-5 Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) bt Thiemo de Bakker (NED) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 Dominic Thiem (AUT) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 afp

Tennis: ATP World Tennis results - 1st update

Results from the third day of the $1.3 million ATP World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Wednesday (x denotes seeding): 1st rd Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Daniel Brands (GER) 7-5, 6-3 Tommy Haas (GER x6) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/1), 7-5 Richard Gasquet (FRA x4) bt Thiemo de Bakker (NED) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 Dominic Thiem (AUT) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 afp
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