Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, returns a shot against Mona Barthel, of Germany, during a first round match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy lost to Spanish qualifier Beatriz Garcia Vidagany 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday.


Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Saying his right wrist is not as badly hurt as he feared, Novak Djokovic plans to be back on the tennis tour in two weeks - and at the French Open later next month. The right-handed Djokovic said in a statement Tuesday he's been ''assured'' by doctors that he will be ready for upcoming clay-court tournaments, starting with the Madrid Masters on May 5. ''Fortunately, the situation with the injury is better than it first seemed,'' said Djokovic, who is No. 2, behind Rafael Nadal, in the ATP rankings. He wore a thick white bandage on his wrist while losing 7-5, 6-2 to Roger Federer on Saturday in the semifinals at Monte Carlo.


Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia returns a shot to Donna Vekic from Croatia in the singles final match of the WTA BMW Malaysian Open 2014 at Royal Selangor Golf Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo)

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Kaia Kanepi of Estonia defeated lucky loser Johanna Konta of Britain 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book her place in the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Monday.


BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen's first match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina took more than two hours to win in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday.

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona Open title this week.


United States' Madison Keys returns a ball to France's Caroline Garcia during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Garcia won 6-4, 6-3.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success. The 20-year-old almost singlehandedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday. She beat the USA's Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens in singles matches early in the meet before joining teammate Virginie Razzano to win the decisive doubles match. I guess it's working, so I'll try to keep doing it, whatever it is.'' France qualified for the World Group in 2015 and will compete for the Fed Cup championship.


France's Caroline Garcia returns a ball to United States' Madison Keys during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Garcia won 6-4, 6-3.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success. The 20-year-old almost singlehandedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday. She beat the USA's Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens in singles matches early in the meet before joining teammate Virginie Razzano to win the decisive doubles match. I guess it's working, so I'll try to keep doing it, whatever it is.'' France qualified for the World Group in 2015 and will compete for the Fed Cup championship.


Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Sunday, April, 20, 2014. Wawrinka won 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday. Wawrinka came from a set down to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final, another milestone in the late-blooming 29-year-old's career. Having beaten Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal en route to his Australian Open victory this year, Wawrinka showed again he can compete with the best by earning just his second career victory against Federer in the first all-Swiss ATP final in 14 years. That's what I am doing this year and I'm doing well.'' Djokovic, hampered by a sore right wrist, lost to Federer in the semifinals, while eight-time champion Nadal was beaten by David Ferrer in the quarters.


Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles match before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday. The third-ranked Radwanska started the day by beating Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-3, 6-2 for her second singles victory of the series, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to lose to Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1, 6-3 on the outdoor red clay at Barcelona's Olimpico Estadio. That left the series level at 2-2 and set up the doubles match where Agnieszka Radwanska and Rosolska beat Soler-Espinosa and Anabel Garrigues 6-4, 6-2.

Donna Vekic from Croatia return a shot against Karolina Pliskova from Czech Republic during the Women Single's semi final match of the WTA BMW Malaysian Open 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Donna Vekic of Croatia clinched her first WTA title on Sunday after beating top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (4) in the Malaysian Open final.


Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova returns a ball to Italy's Roberta Vinci during their Fed Cup semifinal tennis match in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday. Sixth-ranked Kvitova beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 7-5 for an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the semifinals. In the final doubles, Andrea Hlavackova teamed up with Klara Koukalova to overcome Camila Giorgi and Karin Knapp 6-2, 5-7, 11-9 to make it 4-0. ''We have an excellent team, it's not just about one player.'' It's the third final for the Czechs in four years after they claimed the Fed Cup title in 2011 and '12 and won nine of the last 10 Fed Cup ties, losing only to Italy in last year's semis.


Angelique Kerber of Germany, left, and her team captain Barabara Rittner, right, talk between sets in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia during the Fed Cup semifinals between Australia and Germany in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by beating Australia after Angelique Kerber clinched the victory with a three-set win over Sam Stosur on Sunday. Kerber overcame a slow start to win 4-6, 6-0, 6-4, giving Germany an unbeatable 3-0 lead and its first Fed Cup final berth since 1992, when it beat Spain for the title. I played a good match but it was a tough one because Sam was playing also very tough and I have never beaten her before (in two previous matches).'' Germany will play either the Czech Republic or Italy in the final on Nov. 8-9. A later reverse singles match between Casey Dellacqua and Andrea Petkovic was not played.