Milos Raonic won his third consecutive SAP Open on Sunday, beating Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3 for the title in the final year of the Bay Area tournament.
John Isner advanced to the SAP Open semifinals for the first time Friday, rallying in a first-set tiebreaker before overpowering Xavier Malisse 7-6 (8), 6-2 behind his booming serve.
Third-seeded Sam Querrey beat Lleyton Hewitt 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to reach the SAP Open quarterfinals.
John Isner powered his way into the quarterfinals of the SAP Open on Wednesday night, pounding 14 aces in a 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3 victory over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil.
Lleyton Hewitt, the former top-ranked player looking for his first singles title in nearly three years, reached the second round of the SAP Open with a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory over Blaz Kavcic on Tuesday.
Xavier Malisse smashed 18 aces in a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory against Go Soeda in a first round match of the SAP Open on Monday night.
For more than a century, some of the best men’s tennis players in the world have gone to the Bay Area almost every year. But the winner of this year’s tournament, which begins Monday, will be the last. The SAP Open is being moved after this year, leaving the Bay Area without a men’s tournament.
The 123-year-old event in San Jose, currently called the SAP Open, is moving to Memphis in 2014. The Memphis tournament is being sold and shifted to Rio de Janeiro.
Milos Raonic captured a second straight SAP Open championship Sunday behind a powerful serve nobody in San Jose could solve.
Defending champion Milos Raonic ripped 20 aces to reach his second straight SAP Open final Saturday, beating Ryan Harrison 7-6 (4), 6-2.