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Tennis-Venus Williams feels chill of defeat in Paris

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Venus Williams felt the chill of defeat in the French Open on Wednesday when she became the first seed to lose in the second round, falling 2-6 6-3 6-4 to Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia.

Tennis-Schmiedlova beats Venus to spoil Williams family party

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Slovakian teenager Anna Schmiedlova deprived Venus Williams of a likely third-round meeting with her sister Serena at the French Open when she beat the American 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the second round on Wednesday.

Tennis-Djokovic faces tricky second-round match

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic has a potentially tricky second-round match at the French Open on Wednesday when he faces local favourite Jeremy Chardy - the man who beat Roger Federer at this year's Rome Masters.

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Li self-destructs as injury, poor form hits seeds

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Li Na, the Australian Open champion, followed her male counterpart Stanislas Wawrinka out of the French Open in the first round when she lost 7-5 3-6 6-1 to local favourite Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday.

Tennis-Murray happy to be Mr Reliable as seeds crash

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Andy Murray was just pleased to be Mr Reliable and swerve a first-round banana skin at the French Open on Tuesday as he avoided the fate suffered by two other reigning grand slam champions.

UPDATE 23-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 1 results

May 27th 2014
May 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 10-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Madison Keys (U.S.) 7-5 3-6 6-1 23-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) 6-3 7-5 Casey Dellacqua (Australia) beat Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) 7-5 6-3 Coco Vandeweghe (U.S.) beat Iveta Melzer (Czech Republic) 7-6(6) 6-2