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  • Wawrinka warns Murray not to rush

    Stan Wawrinka has warned Andy Murray not to rush his return from hip surgery after the former world number one hinted he isn't certain to compete at Wimbledon.

  • Sugita stuns Thiem

    Erratic serving costs Dominic Thiem dearly as the third-seeded Austrian suffers a 6-2, 7-5 defeat by Japan's Yuichi Sugita in the second round of the Halle Open.

  • Federer marks top rank with Stuttgart win

    Roger Federer celebrates returning to the top of the world rankings by defeating Milos Raonic in the final of the Stuttgart Open and lifting the 98th tour-level title of his garlanded career.

  • Nadal the constant in changing RG

    Rafael Nadal's stranglehold on the French Open has endured so long and remains so strong that he has even out-lasted his favourite Court Philippe Chatrier stadium and will probably still be winning the title when it gets a roof in 2020.

  • Nadal turns it up to 11

    Rafael Nadal hailed his 11th French Open title as "just incredible" after he demolished Austria's Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 despite a worrying injury scare in the closing stages of Sunday's final.

  • Nadal storms to 11th French Open title

    Rafael Nadal claims an 11th French Open title with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 demolition of Dominic Thiem despite a worrying injury scare in the closing stages of the final.

  • Halep breaks title jinx

    Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally claim her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final yesterday.

  • Halep wins French Open

    Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally claim her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final.

  • Nadal ousts Del Potro to set up Thiem final

    Ten-time champion Rafael Nadal reached his 11th French Open final on Friday when he demolished Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets, setting up a title showdown with Dominic Thiem, the only man to defeat him on clay in the last two years.

  • Halep sets up Stephens final

    Simona Halep vows to erase the misery of her 2017 Roland Garros heartbreak after reaching her third French Open final on Thursday where she will face US Open winner Sloane Stephens for the title.

  • Nadal completes fightback

    Rafael Nadal insisted he still "feels pressure" and is "only human", after battling back from a set down to beat Diego Schwartzman on Thursday and set up a French Open semifinal clash with Juan Martin del Potro.

  • Garbine ousts Maria

    Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the French Open semifinals on Wednesday, condemning the Russian to her worst Grand Slam defeat in more than six years.

  • Rafi, Rafat to fly for Russia tomorrow

    Golam Rafi Khan and Rafat Shams, two 12-year old ambassadors from Bangladesh, will leave for Russia tomorrow to take part in the 6th

  • Muguruza ousts Sharapova

    Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the French Open semi-finals, condemning the Russian to her worst Grand Slam defeat in more than six years.

  • Crisis-hit Djokovic mulling Wimbledon withdrawal

    Novak Djokovic is facing the gravest crisis of his career after a shock French Open defeat to Italian journeyman Marco Cecchinato leaves him contemplating missing Wimbledon to rebuild his game and reboot his state of mind.

  • Novak stunned by Cecchinato

    World number 72 Marco Cecchinato stunned Novak Djokovic in a French Open classic on Tuesday to set up a semifinal clash against Dominic Thiem, with Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to meet in the women's last four.

  • Serena's shock withdrawal

    Serena Williams announced her shock withdrawal from the French Open with injury on Monday just minutes before her scheduled fourth-round clash against long-time bitter rival and fellow Grand Slam icon Maria Sharapova.

  • Nadal brushes aside Marterer to ease into quarter-finals

    Rafael Nadal moves a step closer to an incredible 11th French Open title on Monday by seeing off German Maximilian Marterer in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals.

  • Serena pulls out from French Open

    Serena Williams announce her shock withdrawal from the French Open on Monday with injury just minutes before her scheduled fourth-round clash against long-time rival Maria Sharapova.

  • Zverev, Djokovic through

    German second seed Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic edged closer to a possible French Open semifinal clash of generations, with the youngster edging out Karen Khachanov and the former champion seeing off Fernando Verdasco in the last 16 on Sunday.

  • Maria faces Serena in last 16

    Serena Williams set up a mouth-watering French Open last-16 duel against bitter rival Maria Sharapova on Saturday.

  • Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

    Nadal continued his bid for an 11th French Open title by brushing aside home favourite Gasquet

  • Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash

    Maria Sharapova set up a potential last-16 clash with Serena Williams by crushing sixth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-2, 6-1 in the French Open third round

  • Djokovic, Zverev in last 16

    German second seed Alexander Zverev saved a match point in coming back to defeat Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur in five sets to reach the French Open fourth round on Friday, while former champion Novak Djokovic made the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the 43rd time.

  • Nadal to face 'good friend' Gasquet

    Rafael Nadal set up a French Open third-round clash with his "good friend" and home darling Richard Gasquet by thrashing Argentina's Guido Pella on Thursday.

  • Nadal powers into third-round meeting with Gasquet

    Rafael Nadal stormed into the French Open third round

  • Cilic, Thiem battle into French Open last 32

    Title challengers Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem struggles into the French Open last 32 on Thursday as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal waited to join them.

  • Djokovic, Zverev through

    Former champion Novak Djokovic reached the French Open third round for the 13th consecutive year by beating Spanish qualifier Jaume Munar 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday, while second seed Alexander Zverev staged a fightback to win a five-setter with Dusan Lajovic.

  • Sharapova back with win

    Rafael Nadal racked up his 80th French Open win, while Maria Sharapova battled back from a final set deficit to reach the second round as Serena Williams made her eagerly-awaited Roland Garros return to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday.

  • Sharapova digs deep to win on French Open return

    Two-time champion Maria Sharapova survives a serious scare to claim a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Dutch qualifier Richel Hogenkamp in her first French Open match since 2015 on Tuesday.

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