Novak Djokovic began his Monte Carlo Masters title defence with a quick 6-1, 6-0 win against Albert Montanes in the second round on Tuesday, maintaining his perfect record against the Spaniard. Djokovic took only 45 minutes to beat Montanes, winning 11 consecutive games. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Vancouver's Vasek Pospisil lost his career debut at the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday, falling 6-2, 6-2 in the first round to experienced clay-court player Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain. The 29th-ranked Pospisil lacks clay-court experience and paid the price against his 45th-ranked opponent who grew up playing on the surface. Full Story.
Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-6 (4). The 30-year-old Verdasco ended a six-match losing streak in tournament finals. Full Story.