Croatia's Marin Cilic has been handed a nine-month doping ban by the International Tennis Federation.
Tennis fever hits every fall with the China Open and ATP Masters held in Beijing and Shanghai in October, but it's not all about the world elite slugging it out.
Novak Djokovic produced a masterful performance on Sunday to help Serbia roar back to defeat Canada 3-2 and set up a Davis Cup final against the Czech Republic.
Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic said on Monday he would make an appeal after International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to suspend him for nine months for a banned supplement.
World No 1 will pace Serbia in Davis Cup final in November
China's first Grand Slam champion Li Na will play Novak Djokovic of Serbia in a "battle of the sexes" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the China Open.
Defending champion Czech Republic reached its 2nd successive Davis Cup final on Saturday while Canada eyed a 1st appearance in November's title match.
Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych handed the Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Argentina in their Davis Cup semifinal on Friday, bringing the reigning champion to within a point of the final.
A ruthless Rafa Nadal made a seamless transition from hard court to clay when he crushed Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-0 6-0 6-4 to give Spain a commanding 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group playoff in Madrid on Friday.
Chinese tennis player and Grand Slam winner Li Na poses with her wax figure at the unveiling at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Wuhan, Central China, Sept 12, 2013.
Playing the Davis Cup on clay in Madrid this week is not ideal preparation for the hard-court swing in Asia and an assault on the number one ranking, according to newly crowned US Open champion Rafa Nadal.
WTA rankings on Monday