• No. 1 Williams edges Azarenka in French … Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    No. 1 Williams edges Azarenka in French …

    PARIS (AP) — At the outset, Serena Williams was grimacing and cursing and, worst of all, losing by a lot.

  • Nadal storms into French Open 4th r … IANS - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    Paris, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Rafael Nadal stayed on course for a possible quarter-final showdown with Serbian world No.1 Novak Djokovic at the French Open, brushing aside Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 in the third-round. Kuznetsov did not hold his own serve until the match on Suzanne Lenglen Stadium was an hour old and the nine-time champion had seized complete control by then. The sixth seed's ranking has slipped this year due to his underwhelming results in the clay-court season but he broke Kuznetsov's serve on eight occasions on Saturday.

  • Tennis: French Open results - colla … AFP - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Results from the sixth day of the French Open at Roland Garros on Saturday (x denotes seeded player):

  • Lone American Jack ready to Sock it … Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago
    Lone American Jack ready to Sock it …

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Jack Sock flew the Stars and Stripes as the lone American male into the last 16 of the French Open after a convincing win against rising Croatian teenager Borna Coric on Saturday. Waiting in the next round is nine-times champion Rafa Nadal. "It's definitely going to be an uphill battle, but it will definitely be a fun one." Big-serving Sock is a rare breed among American men, enjoying the challenges of red clay and his compatibility with the surface was again in evidence against 18-year-old Coric who had beaten Spain's Tommy Robredo in the previous round.

  • Nadal making all the right noises as … Reuters - 2 hours 49 minutes ago
    Nadal making all the right noises as …

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Listen closely and you can hear the difference, defending champion Rafa Nadal said on Saturday as the Spaniard continued his upsurge in form to reach the last 16 of the French Open. The old fizz definitely seems to have returned to the champion's groundstrokes this week with the 28-year-old producing a note-perfect display to crush unseeded Russian Andrey Kuznetsov 6-1 6-3 6-2. Nadal's heavy topspin game does produce the most distinctive music.

  • Tennis: French Open order of play AFP - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    French Open order of play on showcourts on Sunday, the eighth day of the 2015 tournament at Roland Garros (x denotes seeded player; 0900 GMT start):

  • Tennis: French Open results - 2nd u … AFP - 4 hours ago

    Results from the sixth day of the French Open at Roland Garros on Saturday (x denotes seeded player):

  • Tennis: French Open sidelines AFP - 4 hours ago

    French Open sidelines at Roland Garros on Saturday:

  • Tennis: Someone will beat my nine-title … AFP - 4 hours ago

    Rafael Nadal believes his record of nine French Open titles can be beaten, even if fellow Roland Garros legend Gustavo Kuerten believes it may take an extra-terrestial to do it. "First of all, I am from this planet, I think," smiled Nadal.

  • Tennis: Nadal into French Open fourth … AFP - 5 hours ago

    Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the French Open fourth round on Saturday with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 win over Russian world number 120 Andrey Kuznetsov.

  • Tennis: Kvitova finds form at French … AFP - 5 hours ago

    Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova powered into the last 16 at the French Open on Saturday, finally finding her form after earlier struggles at Roland Garros. "I think it was for sure the best match which I played here so far, so I'm really glad for it," Kvitova said. Next up for Kvitova, who also won Wimbledon in 2011, but who has only managed a single semi-final in Paris in 2012, will be a fourth round tie against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland who upset 16th seeded American Madison Keys 6-4, 6-2.

  • Tennis: From Winnetka to Wimbledon for … AFP - 5 hours ago

    When Nick Kyrgios was making history with his stunning Wimbledon win over Rafael Nadal last year, Thanasi Kokkinakis was losing a first round match in the wilds of Illinois. Almost 12 months on, 19-year-old Kokkinakis is in the world top 100 and was Saturday mixing it with world number one Novak Djokovic at the French Open.

  • Djokovic, Cilic, Murray advance at Roland … IANS - 6 hours ago

    Paris, May 30 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic and Andy Murray all won their respective encounters to enter the men's singles fourth round of the French Open here on Saturday. While Djokovic and World No.3 Murray beat Australians Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios respectively, World No.10 Cilic eased past Argentine Leonardo Mayer at Stade Roland Garros. Djokovic defeated his 19-year-old rival 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the pre-quarterfinals.

  • Indian paddlers lose in Philippines … IANS - 6 hours ago

    Subic Bay (Philippines), May 30 (IANS) The Indian challenge ended in the World Tour Philippines Open table tennis tournament here on Saturday.

  • Djokovic enters fourth round at Roland … IANS - 7 hours ago

    Paris, May 30 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic played sublime tennis here on Saturday to overcome the challenge of rising Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis at the French Open.

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