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2 Jun 2016
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams target French Open semi-final spots on Thursday as history looms for both of the world's top players.
2 Jun 2016
Suddenly there was the spectacle of the first set, as Gasquet held to level at five all. In the crucial 11th game, Murray was down break point but delivered an ace to deuce.
1 Jun 2016
Rafael Nadal's hopes of winning a third Wimbledon title are in doubt after he withdrew from the key warm-up event Queen's on Wednesday due to the wrist injury that brought to a halt his French Open campaign.
1 Jun 2016
Defending champion Serena Williams powered into the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, but Timea Bacsinszky dumped out sister Venus as the Swiss continued her love affair with Paris.
1 Jun 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to reach the $100 million prize money mark when he made the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time Wednesday.
1 Jun 2016
They are close in every aspect. A year apart in age, the one-year-older Novak is only two inches taller than the six-footer from Spain. They are about the same weight (Novak is 172lbs, Agut is 168lbs).
31 May 2016
Novak Djokovic will look to conquer both the weather and last-16 opponent Roberto Bautista Agut on Tuesday with more bleak conditions forecast at Roland Garros.
31 May 2016
In the contribution of the French language to the human lexicon, force majeure has remained for centuries. An anonymous sage once said, “of all sad words of prose and rhyme, the saddest are ‘it might have been.’”
30 May 2016
Britain's Andy Murray knows he'll be fighting both Richard Gasquet and the crowd when the second seed targets a fourth appearance in the French Open semi-finals on Tuesday.
30 May 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first man to win $100 million in prize money on Monday when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time.
30 May 2016
Nigeria will feature five athletes in the singles and doubles of table tennis event, with Africa’s most decorated player and seventh time Olympian, Segun Toriola, leading the team.
30 May 2016
At four games apiece in the opening set, Isner won four quick points to attain a lead of 5-4. Serving to stay in the set, Murray did not drop a point on his serve.

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