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  • Coughing Sharapova canters into French Open second round
    Coughing Sharapova canters into French Open second round Reuters - 4 hours ago

    Maria Sharapova was feeling off color but her game looked in good health as the French Open champion opened her title defense with a 6-2 6-4 first-round win against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi on Monday. The second seed, who will next face fellow Russian … More »

  • Outsider Berdych still knocking on door 10 years on
    Outsider Berdych still knocking on door 10 years on Reuters - 6 hours ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Tomas Berdych has been seeded in grand slams for 10 years, yet the Czech, ranked fourth at the French Open, is rarely discussed as a potential champion. Hardly helped by the era in which is playing in, Berdych … More »

  • Razzano serves underarm at match point, and misses
    Razzano serves underarm at match point, and misses Reuters - 6 hours ago

    By Andrew Callus PARIS (Reuters) - Virginie Razzano astonished the French Open crowd on Monday when she served underarm on match point, and missed. The French wildcard entry, who had dropped the first set to Paraguayan qualifier Veronica Cepede … More »

  • Tennis-Colourful Federer's mood darkened despite easy win
    Tennis-Colourful Federer's mood darkened despite easy win Reuters - Mon, May 25, 2015 1:30 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer enlivened a routine day at the office with a violet and pink outfit and a several dabs of brilliance to launch another French Open quest but his mood darkened after a security breach on Sunday. The … More »

  • Wawrinka unhappy as French Open website mentions private life Reuters - Sun, May 24, 2015 11:14 PM SGT

    Stan Wawrinka reacted angrily on Sunday after an article on the French Open website mentioned his private life. It's the official website of a grand slam, so I hope the guy who did that article is not a journalist," the eighth-seeded Swiss told a … More »

  • Stars aligned as Djokovic chases career slam in Paris
    Stars aligned as Djokovic chases career slam in Paris Reuters - Sat, May 23, 2015 10:54 PM SGT

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic may never have a better chance to win a maiden French Open title and complete a rare career grand slam. The world number one enters this year's Roland Garros on a 22-match unbeaten run having … More »

  • Murray can win French after solving clay puzzle - Courier
    Murray can win French after solving clay puzzle - Courier Reuters - Sat, May 23, 2015 1:57 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray looks like he has solved the puzzle of claycourt tennis and is a serious title challenger at the French Open, according to twice Roland Garros champion Jim Courier. World number three Murray is in … More »

  • Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord chief Reuters - Fri, May 22, 2015 10:34 PM SGT

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International Olympic Committee as more federations withdrew from the umbrella … More »

  • Expect Nadal to step it up in Paris, says McEnroe
    Expect Nadal to step it up in Paris, says McEnroe Reuters - Fri, May 22, 2015 9:09 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Seven-times grand slam John McEnroe knows how it feels when a tennis career starts going in the wrong direction. At nearly 29, Nadal is already four years older than McEnroe was when he claimed his last grand … More »

  • Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris
    Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris Reuters - Thu, May 21, 2015 11:05 PM SGT

    Maria Sharapova has hit form at the perfect moment as she eyes a defense of her French Open crown but old nemesis Serena Williams is lurking in the Parisian shadows. Russian Sharapova, who once despised claycourt tennis but transformed herself into … More »

  • Former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape
    Former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape Busted Racquet - Tue, May 19, 2015 12:33 AM SGT

    The 15-time Grand Slam doubles champion is sentenced to six years in prison in South Africa … More »

  • Tennis - Souza the loser against Sousa Reuters - Mon, May 18, 2015 10:32 PM SGT

    Pity umpire Manuel Messina in the day's opening match on Court Central at the Geneva Open on Monday when Portugal's sixth seed Joao Sousa took on Brazil's Joao Souza. For the record, Sousa won the first meeting between the players with near … More »

  • Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to six years for rape in South Africa
    Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to six years for rape in South Africa Reuters - Mon, May 18, 2015 8:10 PM SGT

    Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in prison by a South African court on Monday after being found guilty of two counts of rape and a charge of sexual assault of minors, local media reported. The … More »

  • Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to 6 years for rape in S.Africa
    Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to 6 years for rape in S.Africa Reuters - Mon, May 18, 2015 8:03 PM SGT

    Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in prison by a South African court on Monday after being found guilty of two counts of rape and a charge of sexual assault of minors, local media reported. The … More »

  • Murray runs rings around Chardy to advance in Rome
    Murray runs rings around Chardy to advance in Rome Reuters - Thu, May 14, 2015 5:53 AM SGT

    Andy Murray is more afraid of losing his wedding ring than a tennis match these days but that did not stop him from storming to a 10th successive win on clay at the Rome Masters on Wednesday. Fresh from winning back-to-back titles in Munich and … More »

  • Murray now a genuine contender for Nadal's crown
    Murray now a genuine contender for Nadal's crown Reuters - Mon, May 11, 2015 9:35 PM SGT

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray...French Open champion! That notion would have been dismissed out of hand in years gone by but he will journey to Roland Garros later this month with many backing the Briton to go all the way. A … More »

  • Murray stuns clay king Nadal to win Madrid Masters
    Murray stuns clay king Nadal to win Madrid Masters Reuters - Mon, May 11, 2015 11:59 AM SGT

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Andy Murray continued his remarkable run on clay when he pulled off a stunning upset to dethrone home favourite Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 in the Madrid Masters final on Sunday and claim his second title on the surface in … More »

  • Kvitova downs ailing Kuznetsova for second Madrid title
    Kvitova downs ailing Kuznetsova for second Madrid title Reuters - Sun, May 10, 2015 11:17 AM SGT

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova swept to a second Madrid Open title and put her recent struggles behind her when she thumped an ailing Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1 6-2 in a hopelessly one-sided final on Saturday. Champion on the clay at … More »

  • Nadal to face Murray in heavyweight Madrid final
    Nadal to face Murray in heavyweight Madrid final Reuters - Sun, May 10, 2015 11:14 AM SGT

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Holder Rafa Nadal looked something close to his old masterful self on clay again as he crushed Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(3) 6-1 on Saturday to set up a heavyweight Madrid Masters showdown against Andy Murray. Third … More »

  • Undefeated season ends for Serena Williams
    Undefeated season ends for Serena Williams Busted Racquet - Fri, May 8, 2015 11:35 PM SGT

    Petra Kvitova hands Williams her first loss of 2015 … More »

Rankings

    Points
1 Novak Djokovic 13845
2 Roger Federer 9235
3 Andy Murray 7040
4 Tomáš Berdych 5230
5 Kei Nishikori 5220
6 Milos Raonic 4800
7 Rafael Nadal 4570
8 David Ferrer 4490
9 Stanislas Wawrinka 3845
10 Marin Cilic 3370