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Tennis-Chicago 'brother and sister' reach third round in Paris

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - A brother joined his sister in the French Open third round on Thursday when Donald Young beat 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3 7-6(1) 6-3.

Tennis-Nadal finds form to surge into French Open third round

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Eight-times champion Rafa Nadal showed glimpses of his awe-inspiring best as he beat Austrian sensation Dominic Thiem 6-2 6-2 6-3 to reach the French Open third round on Thursday.

Tennis-Wawrinka given wildcard into Queen's Club tournament

May 29th 2014
LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka has been handed a wildcard entry into the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club starting on June 9 as he looks to shake off a surprise defeat at Roland Garros.






Tennis-Stephens lifts U.S. spirits at French Open, Ferrer powers on

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - In the absence of the Williams sisters, 15th seed Sloane Stephens raised American morale at the French Open by easing past Slovenian Polona Hercog 6-1 6-3 on Thursday to reach the third round.

Tennis-Nadal faces 20-year-old Thiem in second round

May 29th 2014
May 29 (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal faces highly-rated 20-year-old Dominic Thiem in the second round on Thursday as he continues his quest for a record-extending ninth French Open title.






Tennis-Hope burns brightly for Sharapova after Serena exit

May 28th 2014
May 28 (Reuters) - It is not something Maria Sharapova would confess to publicly, but Serena Williams's early downfall at the French Open means the statuesque Russian can now skip around Paris with an extra spring in her step.






Tennis-Townsend only one who thought Serena won in Paris

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Taylor Townsend was so wrapped up preparing for her own match at the French Open she did not realise that her fellow American, world No. 1 Serena Williams, had lost.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Serena shocked at French Open, Djokovic and Federer cruise

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Serena Williams was caught cold at the French Open on Wednesday by a Spanish 20-year-old who trounced the defending champion 6-2 6-2 in the second round to provide the shock of the tournament.






UPDATE 16-Tennis-French Open men's singles results

May 28th 2014
May 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Round 2 10-John Isner (U.S.) beat Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) 6-7(6) 7-6(4) 6-3 7-6(4) 22-Jerzy Janowicz (Poland) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 7-6(4) 7-6(4) 6-4 13-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 6-2 6-3 6-4 17-Tommy Robredo (Spain) beat Kenny De Schepper (France) 6-2 6-3 6-3 Martin Klizan (Slovakia) beat






UPDATE 4-Tennis-Serena follows Venus out of French Open after shock loss

May 28th 2014
* Fourth seed Federer breezes into third round (Adds Sharapova victory)






UPDATE 12-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 2 results

May 28th 2014
May 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 3-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-4 Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat 32-Elena Vesnina (Russia) 7-6(6) 6-2 Taylor Townsend (U.S.) beat 20-Alize Cornet (France) 6-4 4-6 6-4 7-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 7-5 6-2 Mona Barthel (Germany) beat 16-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 6-1 3-0






Tennis-French Open order of play on Thursday

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the fifth day of the French Open on Thursday (all matches second round, prefix numbers denote seedings):






Tennis-Goerges's innovation heralds data-based future

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Ten minutes after Julia Goerges finishes a match, she can analyse how many forehands she played and why her second serve may have been giving her problems.

Tennis-Federer kept on his toes in French Open second-round win

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Roger Federer was kept on his toes before he eventually subdued Argentine journeyman Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 6-4 to reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Youngsters crash Williams party in Paris

May 28th 2014
* Champion Serena beaten 6-2 6-2 by Muguruza (Adds quotes)

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Serena's love of Paris turns sour after Open defeat

May 28th 2014
* Defending champion loses 6-2 6-2 (Writes through with quotes)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Champion Serena follows Venus Williams out of French Open

May 28th 2014
* Venus goes out to Schmiedlova (Recasts after Serena Williams defeat)

Tennis-Serena Williams knocked out in French Open second round

May 28th 2014
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - World No.1 and defending champion Serena Williams was eliminated in the second round of the French Open when she suffered a 6-2 6-2 defeat against Spain's Garbine Muguruza on Wednesday.

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.