• Rain slows, allowing Djokovic, others to play at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings.

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  • Cash tells Kyrgios to ditch Twitter, train harder

    Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash has urged Nick Kyrgios to cut out distractions such as social media and practice harder to fulfil his potential, but the Australian firebrand responded by telling Cash to mind his own business -- via Twitter. A prolific user of Twitter with 177,000 followers,…

  • American Shelby Rogers extends upset run into French Open quarterfinals

    The 23-year-old, ranked No. 108 in the world, took down her third seeded opponent of the tournament Sunday.

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  • Soccer-AFC Wimbledon promoted to English third tier

    (Adds Akinfenwa released after match) LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) - AFC Wimbledon, formed in 2002 by disgruntled fans of the old Wimbledon FC, were promoted to the third tier of English soccer by beating Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the League Two playoff final on Monday. It was the club's sixth promotion…

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  • Santina’s dream run comes to a halt

    Top seed and No:1 doubles pair Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis failed to live up to the hopes as they succumbed to Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in straight sets, 6-3 6-2, in the third round of the French Open.. Sania and Hingis had won the last three Grand Slams in a…

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    Murray pleased with patience in Isner win

    Second seed Andy Murray was pleased with break point chances created in the victory over John Isner.

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  • Tennis-Gasquet hopes for 'Davis Cup' crowd to help conquer Murray

    By John Stonestreet PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - As the last home player left in the singles draw, Richard Gasquet hopes a partisan crowd will help cheer him to victory in his first French Open quarter-final when he takes on Britain's Andy Murray on Tuesday. Spectators, mostly Gasquet supporters,…

  • French Open washed out for 1st time in 16 years

    PARIS (AP) — Not so much the French Open as the French closed.

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  • McEnroe's vision can help Raonic to see the light on grass

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Now that his claycourt season is over, Canadian Milos Raonic is re-adjusting his sights on to Wimbledon's lawns with grasscourt great John McEnroe providing "another set of eyes". American McEnroe, who won three of his seven grand slam titles at Wimbledon,…

  • French Open at a glance

    PARIS (AP) — A look at Day 9 of the French Open on Monday:

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  • Tennis - Weather leaves Djokovic facing hectic Paris schedule

    - Novak Djokovic will look to conquer both the weather and last-16 opponent Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday with more bleak conditions forecast at Roland Garros. The French Open suffered its first washout since 2000 on Monday when all matches were cancelled due to heavy rain, and there could be…

  • Tennis-Wawrinka and Murray into last eight, plus a Spanish lefty

    By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Perennial grand slam title contenders Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray were joined in the French Open quarter-finals by two unfamiliar faces on Sunday as the Parisian clay continued to turn up unexpected plot lines. It was no surprise to see Swiss title…

  • Tennis-Rain interruption was crucial, says Gasquet

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - If it was not for a rain delay, Richard Gasquet said, he would not have made it to the last eight of his home grand slam for the first time in 13 attempts on Sunday. The Frenchman was 4-2 down in the opening set of his French Open fourth-round match…

  • Gasquet carrying French flag at Roland Garros

    Richard Gasquet salvaged French pride with his four sets win over Kei Nishikori in the fourth round of the French Open and now he wants to take it three steps further and end a 33-year long drought. Gael Monfils did not even start the tournament, laid low by a mystery virus, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…

  • Tennis-U.S. dark horse Rogers jumps from back of queue to final eight

    By John Stonestreet PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - When this year's French Open draw was made just over a week ago, American Shelby Rogers was right near the back of the queue, just avoiding the qualifiers by scraping in on the direct entry list. On Sunday the 108th ranked American, playing the…

  • Wawrinka beats Troicki to reach last eight

    Stan Wawrinka will face surprise package Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the last eight of the French Open after seeing off Viktor Troicki.

  • 'Roof essential' as French Open suffers first washout in 16 years

    The French Open suffered its first rain washout in 16 years Monday, leaving tournament chiefs venting their frustration at Roland Garros's isolation as the only Grand Slam without a covered stadium. There could be more problems on Tuesday with further heavy rain forecast throughout the day in Paris…

  • Tennis-Raonic sent packing by Spaniard Ramos-Vinolas

    (Adds quotes) By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Subdued eighth seed Milos Raonic's French Open came to an abrupt halt when he was swept aside 6-2 6-4 6-4 by Spanish claycourter Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the fourth round on Sunday. The big-serving Canadian could make little impression against…

  • Muguruza, Rogers into quarters, rain holds up others

    Garbine Muguruza of Spain blazed into the French Open quarter-finals for the third straight year on Sunday, defeating former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4. The 22-year-old Venezuelan-born fourth seed will next play world number 108 Shelby Rogers of the United States who defeated…