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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Colourful Federer's mood darkened despite easy win

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (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.






CORRECTED-INTERVIEW-Tennis-All roads lead to Rafa for Djokovic, says Courier

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Favourite Novak Djokovic will not be unduly alarmed by the prospect of facing defending champion Rafa Nadal in the quarter-final of the French Open, according to twice winner Jim Courier.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Security breach as fan attempts selfie with Federer

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - A security breach marred Roger Federer's first-round win at the French Open on Sunday when a fan walked on to Court Philippe Chatrier and attempted to take a selfie with the 17-times grand slam champion.






Tennis-No mishap as Nishikori books second-round spot in Paris

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori avoided a first-round mishap against local favourite Paul-Henri Mathieu to advance on the first day of the French Open with a 6-3 7-5 6-1 victory on Sunday.






Tennis-Wawrinka unhappy as French Open website mentions private life

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka reacted angrily on Sunday after an article on the French Open website mentioned his private life.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Colourful Federer's mood darkened despite easy win

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (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.






INTERVIEW-Tennis-All roads lead to Rafa for Djokovic, says Courier

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Favourite Novak Djokovic will not be unduly alarmed by the prospect of facing defending champion Rafa Nadal in the quarter-final of the French Open, according to twice winner Jim Courier.






Tennis-Security breach as fan attempts selfie with Federer

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Security was breached at the French Open on Sunday when a fan jumped onto Court Philippe Chatrier and attempted to take a selfie with Roger Federer.






Tennis-Federer canters through first round in Paris

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Roger Federer's quest for a second French Open title started with a 6-3 6-3 6-4 first-round win against Colombian lucky loser Alejandro Falla on Sunday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Halep says she's stronger now despite tough opener

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as the French Open began on Sunday, but the Romanian was not concerned by a patchy display.






Tennis-Halep gets ball rolling at Roland Garros, Federer to come

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - An eagerly-anticipated French Open began with a brisk Sunday morning workout for last year's women's runner-up Simona Halep as day one's star turn Roger Federer waited in the wings.






Tennis-Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round

May 24th 2015
PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4.






Tennis-French Open order of play on Sunday

May 23rd 2015
PARIS, May 23 (Reuters) - Order of play on the show courts on the first day of the French Open on Sunday (times GMT, prefix numbers denote seedings)






Tennis-Thiem takes first career title in Nice

May 23rd 2015
May 23 (Reuters) - Austrian Dominic Thiem snatched his maiden ATP career title when he beat Argentine fourth seed Leonardo Mayer 6-7(8) 7-5 7-6(2) to win the Nice Open on Saturday.






Tennis-Stosur takes first title of the year in Strasbourg

May 23rd 2015
STRASBOURG, France, May 23 (Reuters) - Australian Sam Stosur claimed her first win of the year in timely fashion, beating Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International on Saturday just ahead of the French Open.






Tennis-Nice Open men's singles final result

May 23rd 2015
May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Nice Open Men's Singles Final on Saturday Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 4-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-7(8) 7-5 7-6(2)






Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles final result

May 23rd 2015
May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Final on Saturday 3-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 3-6 6-2 6-3






Tennis-Geneva Open men's singles final result

May 23rd 2015
May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Geneva Open Men's Singles Final on Saturday Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat 6-Joao Sousa (Portugal) 7-6(4) 6-4






Tennis-Stars aligned as Djokovic chases career slam in Paris

May 23rd 2015
PARIS, May 23 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic may never have a better chance to win a maiden French Open title and complete a rare career grand slam.






Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles final result

May 23rd 2015
May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Final on Saturday 6-Karin Knapp (Italy) beat 4-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 7-6(5) 4-6 6-1