World No.1 Serena Williams dominated Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1 in the US Open third round match to surpass Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins by a woman with 307 victories
Richard Gasquet powered past Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-1, 6-1 while third-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka recovered from a shaky start to beat Spanish qualifier Ivan Navarro 7-6 (5), 6-1 at the Estoril Open on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals.
Feliciano Lopez, ranked 15th in the world, won his Houston debut on Wednesday, beating Paolo Lorenzi 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Tour US Men's Clay Court Championship.
American Ryan Sweeting launched his title defence at the US Men's Clay Court Championship on Tuesday with a 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Brazilian qualifier Ricardo Mello.
Defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday with the loss of just two games against Italy's Paolo Lorenzi.
Rafael Nadal struggled past 148th-ranked qualifier Paolo Lorenzi 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-0 in his opening match at the Italian Open on Wednesday, looking far from the form that has helped him dominate on clay for six years.