SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Britain beat 95th-ranked Taro Daniel of Japan 6-4, 6-4 in his opening match Thursday night at the San Diego Open ATP 250.
The 32-year-old Evans reached his fourth tour-level quarterfinal of the year.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fifth-seeded Brandon Nakashima beat fellow San Diegan Zachary Svajda 7-5, 7-6 (5) in their opening-round match Tuesday night in the San Diego Open ATP 250.
The 69th-ranked Nakashima continues to build on a summer that has seen him reach the Round of 16 at Wimbledon and the third round at the US Open.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands battled to back to defeat Greece’s Michail Pervolarakis 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to advance in the qualifying round of the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Andrey Rublev and Fabio Fognini will face off in the Serbia Open semifinals after they each picked up wins in Friday's quarterfinals.
Rublev held serve throughout as he swept aside Taro Daniel 6-2, 6-3 for his 21st win of 2022.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Andy Murray outlasted qualifier Taro Daniel 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open for his 700th career victory.
“It does mean a lot to me because I know how difficult it’s been, certainly the last few years,” Murray said, referring to numerous injuries and a bout with COVID-19.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY
After wild-card entry Andy Murray beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets to win a match at the Australian Open for the first time in five years, the personable Scotsman is aiming to make it two in three days.