• Tennis-French Open order of play on Tuesday

    PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the 10th day of the French Open on Tuesday (all matches quarter-finals, time GMT, prefix numbers denote seedings): Court Philippe Chatrier (play starts at 1200): 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) v 19-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 5-Kei Nishikori (Japan)…

  • Nadal and Djokovic reluctant cast in blockbuster

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic did not want it, Rafa Nadal was dreading it but fans will be transfixed when the world's two best claycourters face off in a seismic French Open quarter-final on Wednesday. "Of course I don't like playing a quarter-final against Novak, that's for…

  • Serena Williams advances to Roland Garros quarterfinals

    The 19-time Grand Slam champion has been tested more in Paris than at any recent Grand Slam

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  • Games-Tamarine pursues more success on court, rather than in one

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, June 2 (Reuters) - Thai trailblazer Tamarine Tanasugarn is well prepared for life after tennis having completed a law degree but retirement talk remains on hold while the 38-year-old chases more success on the court rather than in one. After more than two decades on…

  • Federer speeds past Monfils, sets sights on Wawrinka

    Roger Federer polished off Gael Monfils without eating too far into his energy reserves on Monday, knowing he will need everything in his tank to face fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka in Tuesday's French Open quarter-final. Locked at one set apiece when bad light stopped on Sunday, Federer was…

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    2015 French Open action - Day 9 (37 photos)

    Maria Sharapova's bid for a third title in four years is over after falling in straight sets to Lucie Safarova.

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  • Sharapova bows out, Nadal sets up Djokovic showdown

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - A cold chill circulated around Maria Sharapova as the title holder was frozen out of the French Open on Monday but there was no stopping Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal from blazing a trail towards a scorching showdown. A day after rain played havoc with the…

  • The Latest: 2-time Wimbledon champ loses to Bacsinszky

    The Latest from the French Open: --- 9:27 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is gone from the French Open. The 23rd-seeded Bacsinszky came back to stun Kvitova 2-6, 6-0, 6-3 in Monday's last singles match and set up a quarterfinal against Van Uytvanck, who is ranked 100th. Bacsinszky…

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  • Serena 'living on the edge' in Paris

    World number one Serena Williams blasted herself for a performance "verging on unprofessionalism" after she needed another three sets to get past compatriot Sloane Stephens in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday. Williams beat the unseeded Stephens to reach the quarter-finals, but only…

  • Federer back into French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — A night's rest did little to help Gael Monfils against Roger Federer at the French Open.

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  • Tennis-French Open mixed doubles quarterfinal results

    June 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Monday Zheng Jie/Henri Kontinen (China/Finland) beat Chan Yung-Jan/John Peers (Chinese Taipei/Australia) 6-4 6-4 Katarina Srebotnik/Horia Tecau (Slovenia/Romania) beat Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez/Robert…

  • Beaten Sharapova shrugs off French Open exit

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova was sent packing from the French Open at the fourth-round stage on Monday, losing in straight sets to Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic. Safarova, the 13th seed, won 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 to progress to a first ever quarter-final at Roland Garros, where she will face…

  • McEnroe agrees with Azarenka about bringing replay to tennis

    PARIS (AP) — After a much-debated call in her French Open loss to Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka suggested that perhaps it's time for full-on instant replay to be used in tennis — beyond simply the Hawk-Eye line-calling technology used at other tournaments.

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  • It's on: Djokovic vs. Nadal in French Open quarterfinals

    From the moment the French Open draw was made more than a week ago, this is the match the tennis world has been awaiting: No. 1 Novak Djokovic against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal. Except instead of the final, Wednesday's blockbuster will come in the quarterfinals. ''The match that everybody…

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  • Tennis-Ruthless Ferrer too good for Cilic, moves into last eight

    PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Spaniard David Ferrer slipped almost unnoticed into the French Open quarter-finals with a dismissive 6-2 6-2 6-4 win over Croatia's Marin Cilic on Monday. The 33-year-old seventh seed was at his relentless best as he suffocated the more powerful Cilic, moving easily…

  • Tennis - Nishikori has no pressure against Tsonga, says Chang

    - Kei Nishikori will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday feeling "no pressure" despite trying to become the first Japanese man to make the French Open quarter-finals since 1933. "Kei has no pressure. Chang, in Paris for the seniors tournament, said he was confident that the Court Philippe Chatrier…

  • French Open lookahead: Federer faces Wawrinka in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — Swiss fans can rub their hands in delight: They're guaranteed to have a man in the semifinals at Roland Garros.

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