Retired Chilean players Nicolas Massu and Fernando Gonzalez were honoured for their career achievements and contribution to Chilean tennis in a special ceremony on Wednesday at the Royal Guard Open Chile.
It was a good day for Germans on Thursday at the PBZ Zagreb Indoors, as top seed Tommy Haas, third seed Philipp Kohlschreiber and Bjorn Phau all reached the quarter-finals of the ATP World Tour 250 indoor hard court tennis tournament.
Fifth seed Marin Cilic reached the quarter-finals of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors on Wednesday as he defeated Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 7-5. The Croatian is bidding to win his home title for the fourth time, following victories in 2009-10 and last year (d. Melzer).
Fifth seed and former champion Gael Monfils was made to work hard for his opening win at the Open Sud de France on Wednesday in Montpellier. The Frenchman battled past Lukasz Kubot 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in just under two hours.
Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta notched his first win of the 2014 season, making a strong start and finish in his match against Italian Filippo Volandri 6-0, 3-6, 6-1 on Tuesday at the Royal Guard Open Chile.