Steve Darcis takes over the lead by qualifying and reaching the second round at the Olbia challenger. Tomas Zib also catches Robin Vik and ties him for 2nd. Another Belgian, Jeroen Masson, moves into 4th place.
Richard Gasquet keeps himself in the top 5 after qualifying and reaching the semifinals in Monte Carlo. He had his win-streak stopped at 16. Denis Istomin climbs to 5th after taking the title in Uzbekistan F1.