Roger Federer brings curtain up on French Open
Roger Federer brings curtain up on French Open

Roger Federer begins his 62nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament at the French Open on Sunday against a man who once almost condemned him to his worst loss at a major.

Dominic Thiem takes first career title in Nice

Austrian Dominic Thiem snatched his maiden ATP career title when he beat Argentine fourth seed Leonardo Mayer 6-7(8) 7-5 7-6(2) to win the Nice Open on Saturday.

Sam Stosur takes first title of the year in Strasbourg
Sam Stosur takes first title of the year in Strasbourg

Australian Sam Stosur claimed her first win of the year in timely fashion, beating Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 3-6 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International on Saturday just ahead of the French Open.

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.

Karin Knapp wins second WTA title
Karin Knapp wins second WTA title

Italy`s Karin Knapp, the world number 48, defeated her compatriot Roberta Vinci 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-1 to win the WTA Nuremburg Cup and her second career title on Saturday. 

Home hopes looking dim at French Open
Home hopes looking dim at French Open

French hopes of a first male singles champion at the French Open since Yannick Noah in 1983 are looking slim this year due to injuries and loss of form.

Maria Sharapova wants to stay focused on tennis
Maria Sharapova wants to stay focused on tennis

French Open defending champion Maria Sharapova said that she is happy to see other players get married or have a baby but wanted to stay focused on tennis as it comes to herself.

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):

French Open women`s form guide
French Open women`s form guide

Women`s form guide ahead of the French Open which starts in Paris on Sunday:

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set for Paris showdown
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set for Paris showdown

The two biggest names and highest earners in women`s sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday.

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.

Injured Milos Raonic withdraws from French Open
Injured Milos Raonic withdraws from French Open

World number six Milos Raonic withdrew from the French Open on Thursday after failing to recover from foot surgery.

French Open: Time on my side, says ageless Serena Williams
French Open: Time on my side, says ageless Serena Williams

Serena Williams says that at 33 she believes that time is still on her side for her to set a new all-time record of Grand Slam singles title wins.

Andy Murray hoping for Amelie Mauresmo boost
Andy Murray hoping for Amelie Mauresmo boost

Andy Murray is hoping some home help in the shape of his coach Amelie Mauresmo can boost his hopes of winning a first French Open title.

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.

Gachassin to stand down in 2017

French Tennis Federation chairman Jean Gachassin said Friday that he would not be seeking a third term when his current mandate runs out in February, 2017.

All Indian players lose in French Open qualifying
All Indian players lose in French Open qualifying

 There will be no Indian playing at this year's French Open singles draw as all three contenders, including Yuki Bhambri, bowed out after second-round defeats in the Qualifiers here.

Expect Rafa Nadal to step it up in Paris, says Joh​n McEnroe
Expect Rafa Nadal to step it up in Paris, says Joh​n McEnroe

Seven-times grand slam John McEnroe knows how it feels when a tennis career starts going in the wrong direction.