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Tennis-Nadal keeps eye on clock and umpire over service delay

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal is pleased by his performances so far at Roland Garros but is definitely not happy about being told he takes too long to serve.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Solid Nadal through to French Open last 16

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Eight-times champion Rafa Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to see off Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2 7-5 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.

UPDATE 6-Tennis-French Open men's singles round 3 results

May 31st 2014
May 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) beat Donald Young (U.S.) 6-2 6-4 2-6 6-7(4) 6-4 23-Gael Monfils (France) beat 14-Fabio Fognini (Italy) 5-7 6-2 6-4 0-6 6-2 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-2 7-5 6-2 Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat Martin Klizan (Slovakia) 6-7(5) 6-2 7-6(4) 7-5 5-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 32-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-2 7-






Tennis-Cycle of life offers hope to Kuznetsova at Roland Garros

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - After overcoming fifth seed Petra Kvitova in a claycourt street fight on Saturday, Svetlana Kuznetsova considered whether the cycles of life meant this was her year to win the French Open again.

Tennis-Solid Nadal through to French Open last 16

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Eight-times champion Rafa Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to see off Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2 7-5 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.






Tennis-Ferrer plays understudy role to perfection in Paris

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - As ever, David Ferrer is performing his role as understudy to the main man from Spain to perfection.






Tennis-Halep leans on support from famous Romanian trio

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Fourth seed Simona Halep is in great form and a trio of high-level departures has opened up the French Open draw to her advantage as she relies on a former Roland Garros champion to help keep her feet on the ground.






Tennis-Crafty Halep glides into French Open fourth round

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Fourth seed Simona Halep had too many tricks up her sleeve for unseeded Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor as she glided into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-0 win on Saturday.






Tennis-Nadal plays unseeded Mayer as defence gathers pace

May 31st 2014
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal's trouble-free passage through the early rounds at the French Open is expected to continue against unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer in the third round on Saturday.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Federer, Djokovic struggle as Sharapova blazes through in Paris

May 30th 2014
* Sharapova enjoys first double bagel of tournament (Wraps up day's action)






UPDATE 6-Tennis-French Open men's singles round 3 results

May 30th 2014
May 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 8-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat 29-Gilles Simon (France) 4-6 6-3 2-6 6-2 7-5 13-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat 22-Jerzy Janowicz (Poland) 6-4 6-4 6-3 10-John Isner (U.S.) beat 17-Tommy Robredo (Spain) 7-6(13) 7-6(3) 6-7(5) 7-5 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat 27-Roberto Bautista (Spain) 6-1 6-2 6-7(4) 6-4 2-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 25-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6






UPDATE 7-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 3 results

May 30th 2014
May 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 8-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat 31-Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 7-5 6-3 Pauline Parmentier (France) beat Mona Barthel (Germany) 1-6 6-1 7-5 18-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Johanna Larsson (Sweden) 7-5 6-4 7-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Paula Ormaechea (Argentina) 6-0 6-0 Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slo






Tennnis-Order of play at French Open on Saturday

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Following is the order of play on the three show courts for the seventh day of the French Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding, all third round matches, play starts at 0900 GMT, 5 am ET):






UPDATE 1-Sharapova inflicts first double bagel in Paris on Ormaechea

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova inflicted the first "double bagel" of the French Open when she beat unseeded Argentine Paula Ormaechea 6-0 6-0 in the third round on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Everything falling into place for Federer in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Although he struggled at times to reach the fourth round with a 7-5 6-7(7) 6-2 6-4 win over Russian Dmitry Tursunov on Friday, Roger Federer believes the stars are aligning for him at the French Open.






Tennis-Sharapova inflicts double bagel on Ormaechea

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova inflicted the first "double bagel" of the French Open when she beat unseeded Argentine Paula Ormaechea 6-0 6-0 in the third round on Friday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Townsend's amazing week in Paris ends in third round

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - American Taylor Townsend's "amazing week" in Paris ended in defeat on Friday when she was knocked out of the French Open by Carla Suarez Navarro.






Tennis-Play interrupted by rain at French Open

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Third-round action was interrupted by rain at the French Open on Friday.






Tennis-Djokovic drops set but advances into fourth round in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - World No.2 Novak Djokovic overcame a minor scare to beat Croatian 25th seed Marin Cilic 6-3 6-2 6-7(2) 6-4 and advance into the fourth round of the French Open on Friday.






Tennis-Federer sees off Tursunov to reach last 16 in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Roger Federer survived a second-set hiccup to beat Dimitry Tursunov of Russia 7-5 6-7(7) 6-2 6-4 on Friday and reach the French Open fourth round.