Top-seeded Jim Courier won the China Open, beating No. 5 Magnus Gustaffson of Sweden 7-6 (12-10), 3-6, 6-3 in a 2-hour, 21-minute match Sunday.
Gustafsson rallied in the second set after squandering several chances in the first set tiebreaker. Courier, however, took the third set easily.Courier and fellow American Alex O'Brien lost the doubles final, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7) to the top-seeded Indian team of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes.
At Basel, Switzerland, Britain's Greg Rusedski won the battle of tennis' big servers Sunday, defeating Mark Philippoussis of Australia 6-3, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3) in the final of the $975,000 Swiss Indoors.
The fourth-seeded Rusedski holds the record for the fastest serve and Philippoussis owns the world's second quickest serve.
The slugfest between tennis' two heaviest hitters ended with Rusedski serving 22 aces to the Australian's nine.
Rusedski's second win this year continued what has been a superb run of form. After the U.S. Open, he earned semifinal berths at Bournemouth and the Grand Slam Cup.
Testud seals Fed Cup title for France
At Den Bosch, Netherlands, Sandrine Testud weathered a first set shutout and beat Miriam Oremans of the Netherlands 0-6, 6-3, 6-3 Sunday, clinching France's first Fed Cup title.
The 4-1 winning margin gave non-playing captain Yannick Noah the title in his first year as Fed Cup coach after guiding two French men's teams to Davis Cup triumphs.
The inspirational Noah bounced up and down in celebration at courtside as Testud took advantage of her third match point to win the match.