• Chinese tennis legend Li Na announces baby girl

    Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na, who is credited with introducing the game to the country's masses, announced Wednesday that she and her husband have a newborn daughter. "Jiang Shan and I would like to introduce our Alisa to my lovely 'Na fans'," the 33-year-old wrote in an early morning posting…

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  • Tennis - Federer clings onto Wimbledon lifeline

    - Roger Federer surveyed the wreckage of another French Open and insisted he can bounce back by becoming the oldest man to win Wimbledon. The 17-time Grand Slam winner was knocked out of Roland Garros in the quarter-finals in straight sets by Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka. "I am already thinking…

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  • 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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  • Djokovic and birthday boy Nadal push Serena into shade

    World number one Novak Djokovic and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal duel for a French Open semi-final place on Wednesday in a match-up that has been discussed and dissected ever since the draw was made. The two great rivals meet for the 44th time and for the fourth year in succession at Roland…

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  • Nishikori loses in 5 sets in French Open quarterfinals

    Kei Nishikori rallied from two sets down against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, but his bid to become the first Japanese man to reach the semifinals of the French Open in 82 years fell just short of the mark. Tsonga eventually came through to win the quarterfinal 6-1, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3 on Roland Garros'…

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  • French Open clash halted as video screen debris falls on fans

    The French Open quarter-final between Kei Nishikori and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was held up on Tuesday when part of a giant video screen was blown off in high winds, crashing into spectators and leaving three injured. The incident happened late in the second set when a sheet of metal, attached to the…

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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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    French Open match halted as spectators injured (9 photos)

    The men's quarterfinal match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori had to be halted in the middle of the second set, as high winds knocked loose a large piece of metal that covers part of the video scoreboard. The metal crashed into the stands, hitting spectators. "Wind broke one of the…

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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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  • 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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  • Federer loses to pal Wawrinka in Paris; Tsonga into semis

    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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  • Ivanovic, Safarova into French Open semi-finals

    Ana Ivanovic and Lucie Safarova will clash for a place in the French Open final after comfortably defeating younger rivals at a windswept Roland Garros on Tuesday. Ivanovic reached her first Grand Slam semi-final in seven years when she beat Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-2 while Safarova booked…

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  • Djokovic bests Gasquet, advances to face Nadal in QF at French Open

    Novak Djokovic beat out Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 to set up a rematch with Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the 2015 French Open.

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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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  • 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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  • French Open at a glance

    PARIS (AP) -- A look at the French Open on Tuesday:

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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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