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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






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Geneva Open men's singles semifinal results

May 22nd 2015
May 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Geneva Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 6-Joao Sousa (Portugal) beat Federico Delbonis (Argentina) 6-3 2-6 6-4 Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) 6-3 6-4






Tennis-Lies will be exposed on court, says honest Nadal

May 22nd 2015
PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - One thing that has been consistent about Rafa Nadal's disappointing season so far has been his brutal honesty.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nice Open men's singles semifinal results

May 22nd 2015
May 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nice Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 4-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Borna Coric (Croatia) 6-4 6-3 Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat 2-John Isner (U.S.) 7-6(5) 6-3






Tennis-Rome withdrawal was right decision, says Serena

May 22nd 2015
PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams believes she was right to withdraw from the Italian Open to rest a sore elbow and is now ready to start her quest for a 20th grand slam title at the French Open.






UPDATE 2-Olympics-Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord chief

May 22nd 2015
* SportAccord boss must apologise, says fencing chief (Updates with UCI suspending SportAccord membership)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles semifinal results

May 22nd 2015
May 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday Kristina Mladenovic (France) beat Virginie Razzano (France) 6-3 1-2 (Razzano retired) 3-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 6-3 3-6 6-0






INTERVIEW-Tennis-Murray can win French after solving clay puzzle - Courier

May 22nd 2015
LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) - Andy Murray looks like he has solved the puzzle of claycourt tennis and is a serious title challenger at the French Open, according to twice Roland Garros champion Jim Courier.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles semifinal results

May 22nd 2015
May 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday 6-Karin Knapp (Italy) beat Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spain) 6-0 6-2 4-Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany) walkover






Tennis-Disrespectful to talk about Nadal's downfall, says Sharapova

May 22nd 2015
PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Predicting Rafa Nadal's downfall as he prepares to try and win a record-extending 10th French Open title is disrespectful to the Spaniard, double Roland Garros champion Maria Sharapova said on Friday.






Tennis-Monster draw for Nadal in Paris, Djokovic looms in quarters

May 22nd 2015
PARIS, May 22 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday's draw handed him the toughest of routes to a possible 10th title.