• German player threatens to sue over Cornet cramping storm

    Germany's Tatjana Maria is considering legal action after her controversial defeat to Alize Cornet at Roland Garros, insisting the Frenchwoman broke the rules over treatment for cramping. Cornet cramped up in her right leg during the second set tiebreak of her second round clash against Maria on…

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  • The Latest: Williams-Williams, Hingis-Mirza lose in doubles

    A couple of top pairings exited women's doubles at the French Open on Sunday, when the Williams sisters lost their second match of the day and Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza's bid for a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title ended. The top-seeded duo of Hingis and Mirza won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open…

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  • After 'long' coach's speech, Williams gets by at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams was ahead, yes, but hardly at her best, when claps of thunder and a heavy downpour interrupted her third-round French Open match at a critical juncture.

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  • Djokovic saddened by Nadal injury

    Rafael Nadal's wrist injury and French Open withdrawal left world number one Novak Djokovic upset.

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  • Raonic hoping McEnroe can be key for Wimbledon breakthrough

    Milos Raonic said he was honoured that John McEnroe had agreed to join his coaching team and hoped the American might provide the missing ingredient to grabbing a first Grand Slam title. McEnroe, 57, won Wimbledon in 1981, 1983 and 1984 and will work alongside Raonic's full-time coach Carlos Moya…

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  • Murray storms into French Open last eight

    Second seed Andy Murray reached the French Open quarter-finals for the sixth time on Sunday with a 7-6 (11/9), 6-4, 6-3 win over John Isner of the United States. Murray, a three-time semi-finalist in Paris, will face either Japan's Kei Nishikori or Richard Gasquet, the last French player standing,…

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  • 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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    Djokovic saddened by Nadal withdrawal

    Top seed Novak Djokovic lamented the withdrawal of Rafael Nadal from the French Open through injury.

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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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  • Williams sisters knocked out of doubles play at French Open

    Venus and Serena had entered the doubles draw to prepare for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

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  • Just in time, Djokovic races into French Open fourth round

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic won his race against the clock, performing in a "night show" as he beat Briton Aljaz Bedene 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the French Open last 16 on Saturday. After rain cut two-and-a-half hours from the day at Roland Garros, the world number one did not…

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  • Williams sisters and Tsonga injury dash French hopes

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - First the Williams sisters ambushed two home favorites, then Jo Wilfried Tsonga's chances were shattered by injury as French hopes were battered at a stormy Roland Garros on Saturday. Top seed Serena Williams contended with thunder, rain delays and an inspired…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Tennis federation head: 'An awful lot of work' needed in Rio

    The head of the International Tennis Federation said Sunday that there is ''still an awful lot of work that needs to go on'' to have his sport's venue ready for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. The tennis competition is scheduled to begin on the morning of Aug. 6, the day after the opening of…

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  • 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…

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    Djokovic ends the day in Paris with victory over Bedene

    World number one Novak Djokovic admitted he was releived to beat Aljaz Bedene in straight sets before the close of play at the French Open on Saturday

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  • 'You belong': Shelby Rogers of US in 1st Slam QF in Paris

    When Shelby Rogers finished last season at No. 146, she set a rather modest goal for 2016: boosting her ranking enough to gain direct entry into Grand Slam tournaments so she wouldn't need to go through qualifying rounds. By beating a seeded player at Roland Garros for the third time in a week,…

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  • 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…

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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,…

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