France's Gael Monfils saved a match point and battled back with sharp returns in sweltering heat to defeat Ivo Karlovic 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 in Washington Open final. The 29-year-old Frenchman on Sunday took his sixth ATP title, his first since 2014 at Montpellier, first outside of Europe and first outdoor trophy since Sopot in 2005 as well as claiming the top prize of $348,200 (317,266 euro) on the US capital hardcourts. "I'm very happy," Monfils said.
Top-seeded Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup due to shoulder inflammation. Williams, a three-time champion, made the announcement on Sunday. "Due to inflammation in my shoulder, I unfortunately must withdraw from the Rogers Cup," Williams said in a statement.