• Even before easy win, good day for Serena Williams in Paris

    Even before Serena Williams quickly and easily seized control of her first-round match Tuesday, things were shaping up rather well for her at the French Open. Williams' bid for her 22nd Grand Slam title, which would equal Steffi Graf's Open-era record, began with a nothing-to-see-here 6-2, 6-0…

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  • Rafael Nadal made his opponent smile after this between-the-legs shot

    The “King of Clay” proved he’s still got the moves with a crazy winner in his French Open victory over Sam Groth.

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    Serena Williams shows off her trick-shot skills prior to French Open

    Williams and Dude Perfect created a video where the top women's tennis player sinks a large tennis ball into a basketball hoop from the bleachers.

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  • Andy Murray Feels ‘Embarrassed’ By On-Court Behavior

    Andy Murray, the world No. 2, has admitted feeling “embarrassed” about the way he acts while on the tennis court.

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  • Djokovic wants Olympics to get the point

    World number one Novak Djokovic called Tuesday for the Olympic Games to offer ranking points to help stem the number of men turning their back on the showpiece event. Isner admitted earlier Tuesday that as well as a packed summer schedule, the absence of ranking points was another major factor.

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  • French Open: Andy Murray’s upset scare will conclude Tuesday

    Radek Stepanek, the oldest player in the men’s singles draw at 37 years old, opened up a two-set lead over Murray at Roland Garros.

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  • No rest for Murray in grueling French Open start

    The Scot, seeded second, came through 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday against Mathias Bourgue, a 22-year-old French player ranked 164th with a wild card to play his first Grand Slam tournament. The second-round win came just a day after Murray completed another five-setter in the first round.…

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  • Tennis: Karlovic oldest man to reach French third round for 25 years

    Croatian Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to reach the third round of a grand slam for 25 years when the 37-year-old came through a marathon five-setter against Australian Jordan Thompson at the French Open on Wednesday. Karlovic, seeded 27, banged down 41 aces in a 6-7(2) 6-3 7-6(3) 6-7(4) 12-10…

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  • Tennis golden girl Bouchard reveals eating disorder

    Tennis golden girl Eugenie Bouchard admitted Tuesday that she has battled an eating disorder which caused alarming weight loss as she attempted to put her high-flying career back on track. First round exits in Paris and Wimbledon were followed by a freak fall in the showers at the US Open which saw…

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    Kerber disappointed at first round exit

    Angelique Kerber says she is disappointed to be knocked out of the French Open in the first round, the number 3 seed losing out over three sets to Kiki Bertens

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  • Tennis-An impressive Nishikori races into third round in Paris

    By Martyn Herman PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori maintained his impressive clay-court form to outclass Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3 6-3 6-3 in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday. The fifth seed, a quarter-finalist at Roland Garros last year, had too much in his armoury…

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  • Two top-five women's players bow out of French Open in first round

    Serena Williams eased her way into round two of the French Open after Victoria Azarenka and Angelique Kerber had bowed out.

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  • Djokovic, Serena cruise as Kerber, Azarenka exit French Open

    Top seed Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a first French Open title with a routine victory while Serena Williams began the defence of her crown, but Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber crashed out on Tuesday. Djokovic, a three-time Roland Garros finalist, faced little resistance from…

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  • Djokovic back in Paris to mend his broken heart

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic hopes that his "great passion for tennis" will finally earn him the one trophy he craves more than any other -- the French Open. Twelve months after surprise champion Stan Wawrinka used his wondrous backhand to knife Djokovic's Roland Garros dreams,…

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  • The Latest: Serena Williams barely sweats in French Open win

    Serena Williams' defense of her French Open title is off to a comfortable start, with a 6-2, 6-0 first-round win against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia that took just 42 minutes. The top-ranked Williams barely broke a sweat in Tuesday's last match on the Philippe Chatrier Court. Hobbling around…

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  • Serena Williams' quest for a French Open title just got easier

    Fifth-seeded Victoria Azarenka was forced to retire midway through the third set against Karin Knapp on Tuesday.

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  • French Open 2016: Heather Watson eliminated in round two by former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova

    Great Britain will have no female singles players competing in round three at the 2016 French Open after Heather Watson was defeated during the early stages of day four at Roland Garros. The 24-year-old, who beat American Nicole Gibbs in a rain-delayed contest on Monday (23 May), lost in straight…

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