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UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray survives first serious test to reach third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Third seed Andy Murray overcame his first mini-crisis at this year's French Open to beat Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-2 4-6 6-4 6-1 on Thursday and move into the third round.






Tennis-French Open order of play on Friday

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the sixth day of the French Open on Friday (all matches third round unless stated, times GMT, prefix numbers denote seeding): Court Philippe Chatrier (play starts at 0900): 29-Alize Cornet (France) v Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) Damir Dzumhur (Bosnia) v 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 26-Samantha Stosur (Australia) v 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 14-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) v Pablo Andujar (Spain) Court S






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Serena escapes as women's seeds continue to fall

May 28th 2015
* Nadal, Djokovic and Murray all reach third round (Adds quotes)






Tennis-Murray survives first serious test to reach third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Third seed Andy Murray overcame his first mini-crisis at this year's French Open to beat Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-2 4-6 6-4 6-1 on Thursday and move into the third round.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena scolds herself for unprofessional display

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Defeat is never an option for Serena Williams, but the world number one came close to an embarrassing second-round exit at the French Open after an 'unprofessional' display on Thursday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Schiavone outlasts Kuznetsova in another marathon duel

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone have got history when it comes to tennis marathons and the two claycourt warriors were at it again at the French Open on Thursday.






Tennis-Djokovic on groin alert but safely into third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's hopes of completing a career grand slam by winning the French Open suffered a scare when he needed a medical timeout during a 6-1 6-4 6-4 win over Luxembourg's Gilles Muller at Roland Garros on Thursday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Solid Nadal dismisses Almagro to reach third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - If Rafa Nadal was looking for an opponent to help him find his Roland Garros rhythm, Nicolas Almagro was the perfect candidate.






Tennis-Serena Williams survives scare to reach French Open third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Serena Williams played with fire at the French Open on Thursday but the world number one pulled through to the third round with a 5-7 6-3 6-3 win against unheralded German Anna-Lena Friedsam.






Tennis-Solid Nadal dismisses Almagro to reach round three in Paris

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal got his usual confidence boost from Nicolas Almagro at Roland Garros, reaching the third round with a 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory -- his fourth without dropping a set against his Spanish compatriot on the Paris clay.






Tennis-Schiavone outlasts Kuznetsova in another marathon duel

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone have got history when it comes to tennis marathons and the two claycourt warriors were at it again at the French Open on Thursday.






Tennis-Nishikori through to last 16 after Becker pulls out

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori became the first player through to the fourth round of the French Open without hitting a ball on Thursday when his third-round opponent Benjamin Becker withdrew injured.






Tennis-Kvitova struggles to advance into French Open third round

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova laboured into the third round of the French Open as she overcame Spain's Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-7(4) 6-4 6-2 on Thursday.






Tennis-Wozniacki joins exodus of women's seeds in Paris

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki joined the exodus of women's seeds at the French Open on Thursday when the Dane was bundled out in the second round by Germany's Julia Goerges.






Tennis-Ivanovic survives late-night scare in Paris

May 27th 2015
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Former champion Ana Ivanovic avoided a second round upset at the French Open when the Serb battled back from a set down to beat lowly-ranked Japanese player Misaki Doi on Wednesday.






UPDATE 16-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 2 results

May 27th 2015
May 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Misaki Doi (Japan) 3-6 6-3 6-4 9-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Teliana Pereira (Brazil) 6-2 5-7 6-3 28-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-0 8-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Virginie Razzano (France) 6-3 1-0 (Razzano retired) 21-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat






Tennis-Kyrgios gets walkover over injured Edmund

May 27th 2015
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Australian Nick Kyrgios was given another day off when his second round opponent Kyle Edmund withdrew from the French Open on Wednesday with an abdominal injury.






Tennis-French Open order of play on Thursday

May 27th 2015
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the fifth day of the French Open on Thursday (all matches second round, times GMT, prefix numbers denote seedings):






Tennis-Difficult journey leads Bosnia's Dzumhur to idol Federer

May 27th 2015
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - The odds were stacked against Damir Dzumhur becoming a professional tennis player when he was born in 1992 amid the siege of Sarajevo in a smashed city cut off from the world.






Tennis-Five out of five as Frenchmen enjoy perfect day

May 27th 2015
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - With no standout leader of the pack, French men progressed en masse to the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday, scoring a perfect five out of five on their home clay.