Second-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon and third-seeded American Sam Querrey posted second-round wins, while towering American John Isner went by way of the upset Wednesday at the $530,000 Nice Open, a final clay-court French Open tune-up.
Brandon Phillips hit a tie-breaking RBI double in the top of the ninth inning, and Todd Frazier drove in two more runs later in the frame to help the Cincinnati Reds down the New York Mets, 7-4, en route to sweeping a three-game set at Citi Field.
Carl Crawford and Scott Van Slyke both went 2-for-4 with two RBI as the Los Angeles Dodgers downed the Milwaukee Brewers, 7-1, to take the rubber match of a three-game series at Miller Park on Wednesday.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed relief pitcher Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list to make room on the roster for Tyler Lyons, who is set to make his major league debut as the starter for Wednesday's game at San Diego.
Top seed and former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was a second-round upset victim, while fourth-seeded American Sloane Stephens notched a pair of victories Wednesday at the $690,000 Brussels Open, a final clay-court French Open tune-up.
Evan Gattis hit a grand slam and B.J. Upton had a solo homer as part of a five-run fourth inning that helped the Atlanta Braves down the slumping Minnesota Twins, 8-3, to complete a three-game interleague sweep at Turner Field.