Tennis: Nishikori finds feet on Rome clay with first win in a year

ROME (AFP) -- Japan's Kei Nishikori got his first win in a year at the Italian Open on Monday with former Rome semi-finalists Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic also easing into the second round of the clay-court tournament.

Tennis upset! Wawrinka crashes out of Rome to Italian teenager

ROME (AFP) -- Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday after a humiliating defeat to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti.

US Open tennis: Azarenka shocks third seed Kenin in Rome, Gauff bows out

Victoria Azarenka switched with ease from her impressive form on the hard court in the United States last week to clay in Rome sweeping past third Sofia Kenin 6-0, 6-0 to advance to the third round of the Italian Open on Thursday.