Left-handed women shone in Tokyo, while several top-10 men started the Asian fall swing in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.
Nearly all of the top 20 women will participate in the Premier Mandatory event at Beijing this week.
Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer, and Stanislas Wawrinka headline ATP fields in Southeast Asia’s indoor hard courts.
Read about who sizzled and who fizzled during the four tournaments in Europe and Asia this week.
Six of the top ten women have entered the last Premier Five tournament of 2013.
The post-US Open fall season kicks off with events on European indoor hard courts.
The WTA’s Asian swing starts this week in China and the Republic of Korea.
Serbia dominated the week’s headlines, but Czechs also had much to cheer.
Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych lead their nations into the Davis Cup World Group semifinals.
Read about the highlights and lowlights of the final major in 2013.