While unsure of the wisdom of this week's sweeping Davis Cup reform, Roger Federer has called on tennis officials to make good on promises regarding the new-look competition.
Djokovic only secured his defeat of Cilic late in the final set, breaking for 5-3 and finishing off the hard-fought victory in the next game.
Gelhardt placed the bets through three online gambling accounts between December 2012 and November 2015.
Djokovic, a five-time finalist here who has never broken through, is aiming to lift the trophy at the only one of the Masters 1000 series events that he has never won.
The frustrated Halep, when rain halted the match at 3-3 in the third, went on to win three straight games to finish off the victory in 10 minutes. The timing was perfect for French Open champion Halep, as drizzle resumed moments after her contest ended.
The proposal would create an 18-team one-week finals in November: 12 winners from 24-team home and away qualifying in February, the prior year's four semi-finalists and two wild-card nations.
Tsurenko stunned Muguruza with a 2-6 6-4 6-4 second-round win.
Novak Djokovic beats Adrian Mannarino and reaches the third round in Cincinnati despite stomach issues.
Czech Petra Kvitova's booming left-handed serve held Williams at bay and and never created a break-point opportunity.
The defeat of the 47th-ranked German began his run for a possible eighth title at the tournament. It took just 72 minutes.
Rafael Nadal dropped out of the Cincinnati Masters to ease his physical burden ahead of the US Open.
The 36-year-old Williams was all business as she cleaned up on Australian Daria Gavrilova, with Williams winning an 11th straight match here.
The 20-time major winner skipped Toronto last week to pace himself with the tournament at Flushing Meadows followed by the Laver Cup in Chicago in mid-September.
Murray lost 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 to Lucas Pouille in his opening match at the Cincinnati Masters.
The Romanian is the only player to have qualified for all five editions of the event since it has been held in Singapore and will look to win the title for the first time.
The format of the Davis Cup could soon be overhauled.
Federer will make a delayed start to the hardcourt season while Serena is poised to make a return.
The victory was Halep's 18th career title and her second in Montreal following her success in 2016.
Nadal earned a 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the Toronto Masters.
Halep was in control from the outset against a nervous-looking Barty, whose challenge was undone by a string of unforced errors.
The Greek who turns 20 on Sunday, will aim for the title against either top seed Rafael Nadal or Russian Karen Khachanov after saving a match point against Anderson.
The world number one reached the semi-finals in Toronto and will next face Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Robin Haase 6-3, 6-1.
After a shaky start, Halep won three straight games to take the first set and dominated the second set behind pinpoint serving and stout defence.
Tsitsipas is the youngest player to post three top 10 wins at a single tournament since a 19-year-old Rafael Nadal at Monte Carlo in 2006.