• French Open men's quarterfinal halted as spectators injured

    The men's quarterfinal match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori had to be halted in the second set when winds knocked loose a large piece of metal on the video scoreboard, injuring spectators

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  • Wawrinka trumps Federer in all-Swiss duel to reach semis

    Stanislas Wawrinka trumped fellow Swiss Roger Federer at a grand slam for the first time with a 6-4 6-3 7-6(4) victory in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday. Forever in the shadow of his more celebrated compatriot, Wawrinka finally got the better of Federer at a major on his fifth attempt to…

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  • 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)…

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  • 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…

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  • Federer loses to pal Wawrinka in 3 sets at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and precision the world has come to expect from the 17-time Grand Slam champion.

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  • 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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  • The Latest: Nishikori-Tsonga into 5th set in French Open QF

    The Latest from the French Open: --- 7:29 p.m. Kei Nishikori has a second wind at the French Open. The Japanese seemed headed for the exit, down 6-1, 5-2, before a piece of metal paneling crashed in strong winds onto spectators, interrupting his quarterfinal against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. When play…

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    2008 champion Ana Ivanovic back in semifinals at French Open (24 photos)

    ARIS (AP) -- Ana Ivanovic advanced to the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time since winning her only Grand Slam title at the French Open seven years ago with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Elina Svitolina on Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Ivanovic played aggressively throughout and compensated…

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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…

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  • Nadal dismisses Djokovic clash as 'not vital'

    Rafael Nadal believes all the pressure will be on Novak Djokovic in Wednesday's French Open quarter-final with the nine-time champion dismissing the headline-grabbing collision as "not vital". Nadal has defeated world number one Djokovic six times out of six at Roland Garros where the Spaniard…

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  • Three hurt as side panel falls on crowd

    PARIS (Reuters) - Three fans were hurt as a side panel from the scoreboard fell on the crowd from the upper part of Court Philippe Chatrier at the French Open on Tuesday. "A scoreboard steel sheet fell down on to the crowd and three were slightly injured. The area was secured," organizers said in a…

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  • 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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  • 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…

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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…

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  • Safarova marches into French Open semis

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Lucie Safarova and her belting backhand proved a potent weapon at the French Open on Tuesday as the Czech bulldozed her way into the semi-finals with a 7-6 (3) 6-3 win over Spain's Garbine Muguruza. A day after knocking out 2014 champion Maria Sharapova, the 13th…

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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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  • 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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  • 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…

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