Stanislas Wawrinka signalled his French Open ambitions by beating Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 in an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Rolex Masters final.
It is an indication of how far Britain have come that when the dust settles they will be hugely disappointed not to be in the semi-finals of the Davis Cup against Switzerland.
ANDY Murray helped Great Britain take control of their Davis Cup tie against Italy in Naples yesterday.
THE term back to the future has a resonance when considering Henri Leconte.
Novak Djokovic came out on top in the battle between the leading two male players in the world as he comprehensively beat Rafael Nadal to claim the Sony Open in Miami.