Virginie Razzano

Grieving Razzano advances in 2nd round of Citi Open

Virginie Razzano has her sights set on returning to a world ranking in the Top 20. But while the 28-year-old from France feels her game rounding into form, she said tennis is not nearly as important as it used to seem.

It was in mid-May that Razzano's longtime coach and fiance, Stephane Vidal, died of a brain tumor. She played in the French Open one week later, losing in the first round, but competed in just two more tournaments before entering this week's Citi Open at the Tennis Center at College Park.

While Razzano continues the grieving process, she feels Vidal is still watching her, including a 6-4, 6-3 victory over sixth-seeded Elena Baltacha of Great Britain in a...