Andy Murray eased into the quarterfinals at the Dubai Championships with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland on Wednesday.
Roger Federer defeated Michael Llodra 6-0, 7-6 (6) to reach the second round of the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.
Anna Chakvetadze, whose career has been derailed by a series of worrying health problems, believes she can rediscover the form that once took her to number five in the world and the semi-finals of the US Open.
Former world number one and double Grand Slam title winner Marat Safin on Thursday became the latest Russian tennis player to confirm he intends to run for his country's parliament.
Tennis star and world number two Maria Sharapova said on Monday that her compatriot Anna Chakvetadze's decision to run for the Russian parliament would make it "tough" on her career in the sport.
Former champion Maria Sharapova moved into the second round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, winning an all-Russian match against Anna Chakvetadze 6-2, 6-1.
Last year's finalist Samantha Stosur made the second round of Stuttgart's WTA tournament on Tuesday as dizzy spells forced Russia's Anna Chakvetadze to retire for the third time this year.
Novak Djokovic, who took away Roger Federer's Australian Open title last month, beat him in straight sets again to prevent the former world number one from regaining the Dubai Open title here on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic has reached the Dubai Championships final for the third year running, defeating a hobbling Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic who retired with the score 6-7 (5), 6-2, 4-2 on Friday.
Roger Federer cruised into the Dubai Championships semifinals by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday.
Tomas Berdych beat Philipp Petzschner of Germany 7-5, 6-4 Thursday to set up a possible Dubai Championships semifinal match against Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic.
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic reached the semifinals of the Dubai Championships by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 7-5, 6-1 on Thursday for his 12th straight win.
Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday, overcoming the net play of Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
Four-time champion Roger Federer reached the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships by beating Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday.
India's Somdev Devvarman went down in straight sets to Roger Federer in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday.
Novak Djokovic's first match since winning last month's Australian Open brought him a notable atonement and created the impression of a player significantly better than three years ago.
Caroline Wozniacki earned her first singles title of 2011, beating an error-prone Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia to win 6-1, 6-3 in the Dubai Championships final on Sunday.
Four-time champion Roger Federer brings a sense of serenity into his first start since 2008 at the Dubai Championships, with the Swiss saying on Sunday that he is anything but stressed after a successful start to the 2011 season.