Canada's rising tennis star Leylah Fernandez has been eliminated at Indian Wells. The 19-year-old from Laval, Que., lost to American Shelby Rogers, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 in the round of 16 of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday.
Canada's Bianca Andreescu and Denis Shapovalov have both been eliminated at Indian Wells. Annet Kontaveit of Estonia won the last five games Monday to beat Andreescu, the tournament defending champion, 7-6, 6-3 to reach the round of 16. Shapovalov (No. 9) lost 7-5, 6-2 in the third round to Aslan Karatsev (19th) of Russia.
Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic overcame 10 double-faults and some first-set frustration to grab 12 of the last 13 games against qualifier Maddison Inglis on Wednesday and reach the third round of the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic.
Top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland advanced to the quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over unseeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.
For half an hour and a full set at the start, then one particularly compelling and competitive game later, Novak Djokovic's opponent in the U.S. Open's fourth round, Jenson Brooksby, gave him fits and created a raucous atmosphere under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Australian Open runner-up Jennifer Brady has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of an injury. Jelena Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open champion, also pulled out Monday for medical reasons.
Canada's Leylah Fernandez advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6 (3), 6-2 win over on Croatia's Ana Konjuh on Monday.