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UPDATE 3-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 4 results

Jun 2nd 2014
June 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 27-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat 23-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-4 4-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 15-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 6-4 6-3 10-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 6-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 7-6(5) 6-2 28-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) 1-6 6-2 7-5






Tennis-Monfils sets up last-eight battle with Murray

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Home favourite Gael Monfils reached the quarter-finals of the French Open for the fourth time when he ended the run of unseeded Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez with a 6-0 6-2 7-5 win on Monday.






Tennis-Order of play at French Open on Tuesday

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Following is the order of play on two show courts on the 10th day of the French Open on Tuesday:






Tennis-Murray douses fiery Verdasco to reach Paris quarters

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Seemingly undiminished by his marathon two-day five-setter in the previous round, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray beat left hander Fernando Verdasco 6-4 7-5 7-6(3) to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday.






UPDATE 3-Tennis-French Open men's singles round 4 results

Jun 2nd 2014
June 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 7-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 24-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 6-4 7-5 7-6(3) 23-Gael Monfils (France) beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) 6-0 6-2 7-5 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) 6-1 6-2 6-1 5-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 19-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-3 6-7(5) 6-1






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Halep reaches last eight and ends U.S. presence

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep, the highest seed left in the women's singles draw, outwitted American 15th seed Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals at the French Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Nadal enters danger zone after crushing Lajovic

Jun 2nd 2014
* Champion to play 2013 finalist Ferrer in last eight (Writes through with quotes)






Tennis-Halep reaches last eight in Paris and ends U.S. presence

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Romania's Simona Halep, the highest seed left in the women's singles draw, outwitted American 15th seed Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals at the French Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory on Monday.






Tennis-Errani dumps out sixth seed Jankovic in Paris

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Battling Italian 10th seed Sara Errani survived an 81 minute first set to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday with a 7-6(5) 6-2 win against Jelena Jankovic, the sixth seed from Serbia.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-French Open men's doubles quarterfinal results

Jun 2nd 2014
June 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Monday 12-Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (Spain) beat 1-Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (U.S.) 6-4 6-2 Marin Draganja/Florin Mergea beat 3-Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic 6-7(2) 6-3 7-6(5)






Tennis-Petkovic pens dream Roland Garros return by reaching quarters

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Andrea Petkovic's decision to hold off trading in her tennis racket for a career in journalism paid off on Monday as she reached a grand slam quarter-final for the first time in three years with a 1-6 6-2 7-5 win over Dutch qualifier Kiki Bertens.






Tennis-Nadal crushes Lajovic to set up Ferrer clash

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Defending champion Rafa Nadal dismantled unseeded Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-1 6-2 6-1 on Monday to set up a French Open quarter-final clash with fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in a repeat of last year's final.






Tennis-Ferrer sets up possible last-eight clash with Nadal

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Spaniard David Ferrer set up a likely quarter-final against defending champion Rafa Nadal, who beat him in last year's final, with a 6-3 6-3 6-7(5) 6-1 victory over Kevin Anderson at the French Open on Monday.






Tennis-French Open mixed doubles quarterfinal result

Jun 2nd 2014
June 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the French Open Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal on Monday Timea Babos/Eric Butorac beat Alize Cornet/Jonathan Eysseric 6-4 6-3






Tennis-Nadal meets unseeded Lajovic at French Open

Jun 2nd 2014
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal continues his charmed march through the French Open when he plays unseeded Serbian Dusan Lajovic for a place in the quarter-finals on Monday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Djokovic destroys Tsonga to reach Paris last eight

Jun 1st 2014
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - World No. 2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia continued his stroll through the French Open draw when he destroyed local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1 6-4 6-1 on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals.






REFILE-Tennis-Focused Gulbis reaps rewards with Federer scalp

Jun 1st 2014
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Ernests Gulbis has learned a lesson from Novak Djokovic and is determined to focus his energy on his tennis career.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Federer hits 10-year low, Djokovic eases through

Jun 1st 2014
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer suffered his earliest defeat at the French Open for a decade on Sunday when he lost to Latvian Ernests Gulbis in the fourth round but Novak Djokovic made light work of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the quarter-finals in a flash.






Tennis-French Open order of play on Monday

Jun 1st 2014
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Following is the order of play on showcourts on the ninth day of the French Open on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding, all matches are fourth round, starting at 0900 GMT, 5 am ET):

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sharapova grinds down Stosur to reach French Open last eight

Jun 1st 2014
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova, seventh seed and last year's losing finalist, won the last nine games of the match to sweep past Australia's Samantha Stosur 3-6 6-4 6-0 into the French Open's quarter-finals on Sunday.