Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka show no sympathy for Rafael Nadal in umpire row
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka show no sympathy for Rafael Nadal in umpire row

 Roger Federer on Wednesday admitted that allowing leading players to pick and choose who umpires their matches could set a difficult precedent for tour organisers.

French Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams ease through, Eugenie​ Bouchard crashes
French Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams ease through, Eugenie​ Bouchard crashes

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased closer to a French Open quarter-final showdown Tuesday while two-time champion Serena Williams blitzed her way into the second round.

French Open: Forehand could be better, says Rafael Nadal after win
French Open: Forehand could be better, says Rafael Nadal after win

Chasing a record-extending 10th French Open crown on the back of his worst claycourt season since prevailing for the first time, Rafa Nadal acknowledged another weakness on Tuesday -- his best shot is not that solid.

Rafael Nadal gets bid for 10th French Open off to flying start
Rafael Nadal gets bid for 10th French Open off to flying start

Defending champion Rafael Nadal began his campaign for a 10th French Open with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 breeze past France`s world number 296 Quentin Halys on Tuesday.

Petra Kvitova struggles as giants make Paris entrance
Petra Kvitova struggles as giants make Paris entrance

Fourth seed Petra Kvitova struggled into the French Open second round on Tuesday as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams waited to make their 2015 Roland Garros entrances.

French Open 2015: David Ferrer reaches 300 claycourt wins
French Open 2015: David Ferrer reaches 300 claycourt wins

Spain`s David Ferrer won his 300th claycourt match on Tuesday when he swept past Slovakia`s Lukas Lacko at the French Open.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams star in super Tuesday
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams star in super Tuesday

World number one Novak Djokovic, nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and double women`s title winner Serena Williams get their 2015 French Open campaigns under way on Tuesday.

French Open: All roads lead to Rafael Nadal for Novak Djokovic, says Jim Courier
French Open: All roads lead to Rafael Nadal for Novak Djokovic, says Jim Courier

Favourite Novak Djokovic will not be unduly alarmed by the prospect of facing defending champion Rafa Nadal in the quarter-final of the French Open, according to twice winner Jim Courier.

Stars aligned as Novak Djokovic chases career slam in Paris
Stars aligned as Novak Djokovic chases career slam in Paris

Novak Djokovic may never have a better chance to win a maiden French Open title and complete a rare career grand slam.

Is it time for Djoker to dethrone the King of Clay?

“For the first time in many years (Rafael) Nadal will not be the favourite going into Roland Garros. That role is now firmly occupied by Novak Djokovic.

Novak Djokovic on brink of Grand Slam history in Paris
Novak Djokovic on brink of Grand Slam history in Paris

Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but the world number one fears fate may conspire against him in Paris.

Who are you? Guide to French Open stars` opponents
Who are you? Guide to French Open stars` opponents

Guide to the first round opponents of leading star players at the French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday (x denotes seeded player):

Rafael Nadal shrugs off French Open pressure
Rafael Nadal shrugs off French Open pressure

Rafael Nadal insisted Friday that his decade-long experience of playing at the French Open will make him a serious contender for a 10th title at Roland Garros despite being widely written off.

French Open: Rafael Nadal's slump could be Novak Djokovic's moment of triumph

The players who turn out at Roland Garros every year, despite the best preparation, are aware of the fact that it's more of a formality. While there is cut-throat competition in other Grand Slams, French Open is a major which Rafael Nadal has made his own.

Maria Sharapova slams `disrespectful` treatment of Rafael Nadal
Maria Sharapova slams `disrespectful` treatment of Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel

Rafa Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday`s draw handed him the toughest of routes to a possible 10th title.

Vulnerable Rafael Nadal facing fight for claycourt crown
Vulnerable Rafael Nadal facing fight for claycourt crown

For the first time in nearly a decade Rafa Nadal, the undisputed king of clay, will walk into Roland Garros this weekend facing legitimate claims to his French Open crown.

French Open 2015: Wary Novak Djokovic on brink of history
French Open 2015: Wary Novak Djokovic on brink of history

Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but the world number one steps into Roland Garros badly bruised by his Paris history.

Robin Soderling hoping Rafael Nadal will lose at French Open
Robin Soderling hoping Rafael Nadal will lose at French Open

Robin Soderling is sick of being the answer to a favourite quiz question, the one which asks who is the only player to beat nine-times champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open.

French Open 2015: Five players to watch out for

Five players to watch out for