Flying high after winning the New York Open, Anderson continued his fine form by accounting for Radu Albot 6-4 6-3 on Monday.
After losing three matches in a row, Roberto Bautista Agut got that winning feeling on the first day of the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Gerard Pique's hopes of revolutionising tennis with an annual World Cup moved a step closer to coming to fruition on Monday.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Rafael Nadal are among the men able to deny Roger Federer a record fifth Laureus award as sportsman of the year.
Nobody could take a set off Diego Schwartzman in Rio this week, with Fernando Verdasco swept aside in Sunday's final.
Having already enjoyed his best week on the ATP World Tour, Frances Tiafoe earned his maiden title by beating Peter Gojowczyk.
Lucas Pouille fell agonisingly short of claiming a second title in France in three weeks as Karen Khachanov prevailed in Marseille.
It was a busy day for Frances Tiafoe, who defeated Hyeon Chung in their rain-interrupted quarter-final before upstaging Denis Shapovalov.
Fernando Verdasco topped Fabio Fognini Saturday, while Diego Schwartzman overcame Nicolas Jarry in the final four.
Tomas Berdych was soundly beaten by Karen Khachanov in Saturday's Open 13 Marseille semi-final clash.