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Nadal rocks into French Open quarter-finals

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:06

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal brushed aside outclassed Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 on Monday to storm into the French Open quarter-finals.

Gael Monfils and French hope in Roland Garros

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 16:55

As the 2014 edition of French Open enters second week, it is revealed that the only Frenchman active in the tournament is Gael Monfils. The 23rd seeded player plays his fourth round match on Monday against the unseeded Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. His remaining in the draw is no doubt good news for the home crowd but, it doesn`t really inspire much confidence – of any hope of ending the title drought in Paris.

Rafael Nadal hands young gun Dominic Thiem brutal French Open lesson

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:02

Defending champion Rafael Nadal handed out a bruising lesson to highly-rated Austrian Dominic Thiem on Thursday as a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 victory took the Spaniard into the French Open third round.

Wawrinka crushed, Nadal and Djokovic untroubled at French Open

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 08:41

Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka was found seriously wanting on the wet clay at the French Open when he was beaten 6-4 5-7 6-2 6-0 by Spain`s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round on Monday.

Nadal `snub`, rain hit French Open

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 00:33

Defending champion Rafael Nadal was at the centre of a French Open scheduling row on Monday as rain delayed the start of the second day`s play.

French Open: Time for Nadal to unleash himself once again

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 15:28

The French Open promises another enthralling period of tennis at its best and the moment couldn’t have come at a better time for Rafael Nadal. The world No. 1 who is seeking a ninth Roland Garros title, and 14 overall, has been the supreme leader on clay and his authority is out to be justifiable once again. After losing the Rome Masters final to Novak Djokovic last week, Nadal looks to make amends with a victory in the big stage.

No centre court for Nadal at start of French Open defence

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 08:44

Rafa Nadal, looking to extend his French Open record to nine titles, starts his Roland Garros campaign with what is likely to be his only appearance on court Suzanne Lenglen on Monday.

Andy Murray confident ahead of French Open assault

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 15:31

Britain`s Andy Murray will head to the French Open with renewed confidence after coming close to ousting defending Rome Masters champion Rafael Nadal in a thrilling 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 quarter-final defeat.

`Bruised` Murray admits `not possible` to find new coach before French Open

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 14:34

British Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has admitted that it is `not possible` for him to appoint a new coach before the French Open as his body and spirit recovers from various forms of bruising.

Djokovic mind on French Open, heart with Serbia

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 14:33

Novak Djokovic believes his Rome Masters triumph over Rafael Nadal is the perfect tonic ahead of his latest bid to win the French Open and complete a career Grand Slam.

`Physically fit` Nadal upbeat about chances to retain French Open title

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 14:17

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is reportedly continuing his Roland Garros preparations as he heads into the Rome Masters, an event where he has been champion for the last five years, for a final major tune-up.

Wawrinka stunned by qualifier, Federer withdraws in Madrid

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 08:50

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered a shock defeat to Austrian qualifier Dominic Thiem at the Madrid Masters on Tuesday as his compatriot Roger Federer withdrew to attend the birth of his second set of twins.