Rafael Nadal remains on course for a Barcelona Open title, advancing to the quarters with a routine 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson.
Maria Sharapova eased past fellow Ekaterina Makarova 7-5 6-1 to reach the Stuttgart GP quarters and continue her winning comeback.
Sports ministry has told AITA that holding tournaments is strictly a national federation's domain and they can only chip in for some cases.
Former world number one Hewitt said Kyrgios' firepower would help his serve through a slow clay court.
India's Rohan Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas suffered a first round exit at the ATP Barcelona Open
Eugenie Bouchard said the Women's Tennis Association was sending the wrong message in allowing Sharapova to come back from her suspension.
Maria Sharapova powered past Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 and set up a second-round clash against fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova.
Rafael Nadal beat Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-1, 6-2 while Andy Murray advanced due to the withdrawal of Bernard Tomic.
The debate about Maria Sharapova's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continue as she plays her first game after a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday.
Maria Sharapova will find out whther she will be given a wild card entry into the French Open on May 16.
Andy Murray was originally going to skip the Barcelona Open but decided to play after being eliminated in the third round at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Steve Simon, Women's Tennis Association Chief Executive, believes that Maria Sharapova's ban was more extensive than previous offenders.
The week that was: Serena Williams steps away from tour till next season and Maria Sharapova returns from suspension. Ilie Nastase makes racist comments.
Serena Williams told the audience at a TED conference in Vancouver that she accidentally posted the picture on Spanchat instead of saving it.
Maria Sharapova's 15-month doping suspension ends on Wednesday and she plays Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
Johanna Konta, defending champion Madison Keys and Simona Halep will also be involved at the Edgbaston Priory Club.
Maria Sharapova ends her doping ban this week as she prepares to play against Roberta Vinci of Italy on Wednesday for a first-round match in Stuttgart.
Andy Murray took a late entry into Barcelona Open after an early defeat to Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo last week.
Serena Williams has hit back at former Romanian number one Ilie Nastase for his racist and sexist comments during the Fed Cup weekend.
Maria Sharapova will return from a 15-month doping suspension to open the next chapter in Stuttgart on Wednesday.
The line-up for the second round will be confirmed on Tuesday, with Dustin Brown versus Bernard Tomic the pick of the day's action.
Ilie Nastase will have to wait for at least two weeks to discover if he is to face further action after he was provisionally banned from all ITF events.
Nastase earned the nickname ``Nasty'' for his on-court outbursts and gamesmanship in his playing heyday in the 1970s
Maria Sharapova's was initially given a two-year suspension after testing positive for heart drug meldonium at last year's Australian Open.
Serena Williams' publicist confirmed last week that the Australian Open champion was expecting he first child.
Maria Sharapova, former number one, will mark her return after a 15-month doping ban and will face Roberta Vinci.
Aryna Sabalenka gave the Belarusians an unassailable 3-1 lead against Switzerland in the best-of-five match as she beat Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
Maria Sharapova isn't losing any sleep as she prepares for her first match since being defeated by Serena Williams in the Australian Open.
Ilie Nastase was kicked out of the Fed Cup after a foul-mouthed rant against British players and the umpire.
Simona Halep beat Johanna Konta 6-1 6-3, while Irina-Camelia Begu saw off Heather Watson with a 6-4 7-5 victory.
Novak Djokovic's former coach Bogdan Obradovic believes he should seek advice from Roger Federer in order to rediscover his vintage self.
Rafa Nadal clinched his 50th title on clay and his 29th Masters title in a straight sets win over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos Vinolas.
Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas lifted the men's doubles crown at Monte Carlo Masters beating Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez.
Despite missing several top players, the Czechs showed their depth when world number 38 Katerina Siniakova beat American Shelby Rogers.
Timea Bacsinszky downed Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets to bring Switzerland level with Belarus at 1-1.
Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3 6-1 to move to the Monte Carlo Masters and one step closer to 10th title in Monaco.