The sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada lined up Alize Cornet in the next round after beating Alison Riske of the United States 6-2, 6-3 in the third round of the Wuhan Open on Wednesday. Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the Wuhan Open by Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (3), 7-5. Full Story.(Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images)
Taking A Leave
Third-seeded Richard Gasquet of France saved all six break points he faced in defeating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the Shenzhen Open quarterfinals on Wednesday. Gasquet, who lost his previous two meetings with the left-handed Muller, set up a quarterfinal clash with Juan Monaco of Argentina, who beat seventh-seeded Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, despite 11 aces by the Canadian. Full Story.
End To The Ram Jam
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Rajeev Ram of the United States 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open on Wednesday. Nishikori, in his first match since reaching the final of the U.S. Open, broke the unseeded Ram four times to set up a quarterfinal clash with Marinko Matosevic of Australia, who beat Go Soeda of Japan 7-6 (5), 6-4. Full Story.