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  • Murray hangs tough to win another five-set thriller Reuters - 15 hours ago

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray avoided suffering his earliest grand slam defeat for eight years by clawing his way into the French Open third round with a nerve-jangling win over swashbuckling French wildcard Mathias Bourgue on … More »

  • Andy Murray avoids upset again against unknown at French Open
    Andy Murray avoids upset again against unknown at French Open Busted Racquet - 16 hours ago

    For the second straight match, the world No. 2 was forced to dig deep to pull off a five-set victory. … More »

  • Holder Wawrinka picks up the pace
    Holder Wawrinka picks up the pace Reuters - 16 hours ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Defending French Open champion Stan Wawrinka avoided a repeat on Wednesday of his first-round scare, though he was still made to work hard in a straight-sets win over Japan's Taro Daniel. The Swiss third seed won … More »

  • Tennis: Holder Wawrinka picks up the pace
    Tennis: Holder Wawrinka picks up the pace Reuters - 17 hours ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Defending French Open champion Stan Wawrinka avoided a repeat on Wednesday of his first-round scare, though he was still made to work hard in a straight-sets win over Japan's Taro Daniel. The Swiss third seed won … More »

  • Impressive Nishikori races into third round in Paris
    Impressive Nishikori races into third round in Paris Reuters - 17 hours ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (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 … More »

  • Muguruza provides some stability in women's draw
    Muguruza provides some stability in women's draw Reuters - 17 hours ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - With three of the top seven seeds out of the women's draw in the first round at the French Open, there was no guarantee Garbine Muguruza would stroll into the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday. The … More »

  • Tennis: Muguruza provides some stability in women's draw Reuters - 18 hours ago

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - With three of the top seven seeds out of the women's draw in the first round at the French Open, there was no guarantee Garbine Muguruza would stroll into the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday. The … More »

  • Tennis: Impressive Nishikori races into third round in Paris
    Tennis: Impressive Nishikori races into third round in Paris Reuters - 18 hours ago

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (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 … More »

  • Tennis: Halep keeps her wits to reach round three
    Tennis: Halep keeps her wits to reach round three Reuters - 21 hours ago

    Former finalist Simona Halep survived a first-set wobble to reach the third round of the French Open for only the second time in her career with a 7-6(5) 6-2 win over Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas on Wednesday. More exchanges of breaks followed in the … More »

  • French teenager served double bagel on nightmare debut Reuters - Wed, May 25, 2016 3:00 AM SGT

    French teenager Tessah Andrianjafitrimo suffered a nightmare debut at Roland Garros when she was crushed 6-0 6-0 by China's Qiang Wang on Tuesday. The 17-year-old wildcard was completely overwhelmed as she experienced the dreaded 'double bagel' on … More »

  • Djokovic calls for ranking points at Olympics
    Djokovic calls for ranking points at Olympics Reuters - Wed, May 25, 2016 2:58 AM SGT

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - Tennis at the Olympics should be treated like a fifth grand slam and ranking points awarded, world number one Novak Djokovic said on Tuesday, after top American John Isner confirmed he would skip the games in Rio … More »

  • Djokovic back in Paris to mend his broken heart
    Djokovic back in Paris to mend his broken heart Reuters - Wed, May 25, 2016 2:08 AM SGT

    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 … More »

  • Flawless Nadal races into French Open second round
    Flawless Nadal races into French Open second round Reuters - Wed, May 25, 2016 2:00 AM SGT

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - There were glimpses of the vintage Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard started his quest for a record-breaking 10th French Open title in merciless fashion, demolishing Australian Sam Groth 6-1 6-1 6-1 on Tuesday. The … More »

  • Serena Williams shows off her trick-shot skills prior to French Open
    Serena Williams shows off her trick-shot skills prior to French Open Busted Racquet - Wed, May 25, 2016 1:31 AM SGT

    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. … More »

  • Aussie Open champ falls at French Open
    Aussie Open champ falls at French Open Busted Racquet - Wed, May 25, 2016 12:04 AM SGT

    Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber lost 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to Kiki Bertens on Tuesday at Roland Garros. … More »

  • Rumours of my demise are greatly exaggerated, Schiavone says
    Rumours of my demise are greatly exaggerated, Schiavone says Reuters - Wed, May 25, 2016 12:00 AM SGT

    It was a heart-tugging moment: As Francesca Schiavone went down to defeat in the first round of the French Open, the tournament organisers announced she was retiring, and the crowd had seen her last Roland Garros campaign. Roland Garros's Twitter … More »

  • Tennis: Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated, Schiavone says
    Tennis: Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated, Schiavone says Reuters - Tue, May 24, 2016 10:44 PM SGT

    It was a heart-tugging moment: As Francesca Schiavone went down to defeat in the first round of the French Open, the tournament organizers announced she was retiring, and the crowd had seen her last Roland Garros campaign. Roland Garros's Twitter … More »

  • Australian Open champion Kerber falls in Paris first round
    Australian Open champion Kerber falls in Paris first round Reuters - Tue, May 24, 2016 8:50 PM SGT

    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber discovered that being the newest member of the grand slam winner's club did not earn her any free points as the Australian Open champion succumbed to a 6-2 3-6 6-3 first-round defeat by Kiki … More »

  • Tennis: French teenager served double bagel on nightmare debut Reuters - Tue, May 24, 2016 8:34 PM SGT

    French teenager Tessah Andrianjafitrimo suffered a nightmare debut at Roland Garros when she was crushed 6-0 6-0 by China's Qiang Wang on Tuesday. The 17-year-old wildcard was completely overwhelmed as she experienced the dreaded 'double bagel' on … More »

  • Squash: David faces fresh challenge in World Series hat-trick bid AFP News - Tue, May 24, 2016 6:37 AM SGT

    Squash legend Nicol David acknowledges that she is still adapting to one of the sport's biggest changes as she seeks to add another major achievement to her unique list this week. The eight-time world champion from Malaysia would complete a … More »