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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.






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






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Wozniacki vows to move on after engagement heartache

May 27th 2014
* Dane returning after breakup with McIlroy (Adds Wickmayer quotes)

Tennis-French Open order of play on Wednesday

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Order of play on the fourth day of the French Open on Wednesday (all matches second round, prefix numbers denote seedings):






UPDATE 20-Tennis-French Open men's singles round 1 results

May 27th 2014
May 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Marinko Matosevic (Australia) beat Dustin Brown (Germany) 7-6(5) 6-4 6-7(1) 7-5 Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) beat Albano Olivetti (France) 6-1 6-4 6-4 23-Gael Monfils (France) beat Victor Hanescu (Romania) 6-2 4-6 6-4 6-2 7-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan) 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 24-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat Michael Llodra (France) 6-2 7-6(4) 7-6






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Second seed Li self-destructs, Murray through in Paris

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Li Na, the Australian Open champion, followed her male counterpart Stan 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-Stephens ridicules coach's digital skill set

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Like most young people, Sloane Stephens is amazed by the older generation's lack of 21st century skills.

Tennis-Murray shakes Golubev off his back to advance in Paris

May 27th 2014
PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Andy Murray survived a minor scare to advance to the second round of the French Open on Tuesday, beating Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3.