French Open Tennis Championships

France's Benoit Paire reacts after winning the seance set against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 02, 2019 - 12:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:40 p.m. The French Open fourth-round match between seventh-seeded Kei Nishikori and unseeded Benoit Paire has been suspended due to darkness, with Nishikori leading two sets to one. Nishikori took the first set by a 6-2 score...
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Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in two sets 6-2, 6-0, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 02, 2019 - 11:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The next in a long line of talented left-handed players from the Czech Republic is making a run at the French Open. Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 Sunday in just 59 minutes. The 19-year-old...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Argentina's Juan Ignacio Londero during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 02, 2019 - 9:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals. The 20-time Grand Slam winner eased through with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win Sunday against unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer and is one match away from a potential...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts after missing a shot against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 01, 2019 - 11:23 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Serena Williams has been handed her earliest loss at a major in five years. The 23-time Grand Slam champion was beaten 6-2, 7-5 in the third round at Roland Garros by 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin. The last time Williams was...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka gets up after slipping during her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Osaka lost her match in two sets, 4-6, 2-6. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 01, 2019 - 7:52 am
PARIS (AP) — This was one deficit too big to overcome for Naomi Osaka, whose Grand Slam winning streak is over. The No. 1-ranked Osaka couldn't muster a comeback after falling way behind yet again at the French Open, losing 6-4, 6-2 in the third round to No. 42 Katerina Siniakova of the Czech...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer's shoes, one adorned with the Eiffel Tower, kick up clay as he serves in his third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Norway's Casper Ruud at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 31, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer's return to Roland Garros feels a bit like what happens when a wildly popular rock star goes back on tour after years away. He plays his greatest hits: the no-look, back-to-the-net, over-the-shoulder volley winner; the sliced backhand returns; the aces to erase break...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Belgium's David Goffin during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 31, 2019 - 10:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Rafael Nadal dropped a rare set against David Goffin before getting back on track for a 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory to reach the fourth round at the French Open. Nadal had won all eight sets that he and Goffin had played on clay...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. plays a shot against against Japan's Kurumi Nara during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 30, 2019 - 11:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — When Serena Williams saw a young U.S. tennis player distraught after a loss at a tournament earlier this season, she did what just felt right. Williams, 37, went over to console 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova, even if that sort of thing doesn't usually happen on tour. "I really take to...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Magda Linette in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
May 30, 2019 - 11:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for a relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in the French Open's second round — until everything started to fall apart for her. Halep dropped four games in a row to blow...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 27, 2019, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal prepares to serve against Germany's Yannick Hanfmann during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. English-speakers tend to go with "French Open," even though that's not used by the event itself. Most of the rest of the world says "Roland Garros," which is the facility that hosts the tournament and is named in memory of a World War I fighter pilot. But what hardly ever is uttered is the original name of the tournament "Internationaux de France", which translates to "International Championships of France." (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
May 30, 2019 - 8:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams and Roger Federer would love to win the French Open again, of course. They'd also be thrilled to win Roland Garros. And they might not know it, but they are doing their best to triumph at what used to officially be the Championnats Internationaux de France, too. What's...
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