KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Lukas Rosol advanced to his fourth quarterfinal of the month by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Wednesday.

Germany's Tommy Haas holds his head as a right shoulder injury forces him to retire from the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Estonia's Jurgen Zopp at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Tommy Haas has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of surgery on his right shoulder, opening up a spot on the main draw for Marcos Baghdatis. The 105th-ranked Baghdatis was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at Wimbledon that year.


Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Fitz and The Tantrums, whose songs include ''The Walker,'' is scheduled to perform three songs in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the night session at Flushing Meadows on Aug. 25, Day 1 of the year's last Grand Slam tournament. The Grammy-winning brothers Bebe, Marvin and Carvin Winans will sing ''The Star-Spangled Banner.'' Also slated to participate in the ceremony are John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova, who won the 1984 U.S. Open singles titles.

Sabine Lisicki of Germany throws the ball up as she serves to Simona Halep of Romania during their women's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- The WTA says Sabine Lisicki has hit the fastest record serve in the history of the women's tennis tour, reaching 131 mph (211 kph).


Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. Venus Williams continues to work toward another possible Grand Slam title. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday. ''My mentality has changed,'' Ivanovic said.

Lucie Safarova, of The Czech Republic, reaches for the ball against Kristina Mladenovic, of France, during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.


Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday. ''My mentality has changed,'' Ivanovic said. I did that today in the tiebreak.'' She also hired Dejan Petrovic and was playing her first tournament with him.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.

Pablo Andujar of Spain, celebrates with the trophy after he won the final match against Juan Monaco of Argentina at the Swiss Open tennis tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Peter Schneider)

Pablo Andujar beat Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-4 at the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday, two days after earning his third career title in Gstaad. Melzer returned from a toe injury and played his first match since losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the first round at Wimbledon. Andujar will face Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in the second round. Lorenzi defeated two-time former champion Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3.


Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried to play through a viral infection that caused her to lose equilibrium during a women's doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.

Francis Tiafoe returns the ball against Evgeny Donskoy, of Russia, during a match in the Citi Open tennis tournament, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.


Serena Williams prepares to play a return with partner Venus Williams of the U.S in their women's doubles match against Kristina Barrios of Germany and Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 1, 2014. The Williams sisters retired after 3 games. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed. Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried to play through a viral infection that caused her to lose equilibrium during a women's doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.


Dominic Thiem from Austria returns the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Stanislas Wawrinka from Switzerland, in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) -- Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem defeated Joao Souza of Brazil 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5 in a rain-soaked first-round match at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Monday.