`Butt-kicked` Eugenie​ Bouchard confronts crisis of confidence
`Butt-kicked` Eugenie​ Bouchard confronts crisis of confidence

From corporate sports dream girl with a fondness for Justin Bieber to accusations of being a pouting prima donna, it`s been a long year for Eugenie Bouchard.

French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova eye last 32
French Open: Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova eye last 32

Roger Federer, the 2009 winner, and defending women`s champion Maria Sharapova target places in the French Open third round on Wednesday.

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 2015: Fit-again Marin Cilic says winning is the best healer
French Open 2015: Fit-again Marin Cilic says winning is the best healer

US Open champion Marin Cilic says wins are the only real recovery medicine from the shoulder injury that delayed the start of his 2015 season.

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.

French Open: Novak Djokovic sees off Jarkko Nieminen in entertaining opener
French Open: Novak Djokovic sees off Jarkko Nieminen in entertaining opener

Tournament favourite Novak Djokovic beat Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen 6-2 7-5 6-2 on Tuesday, kicking off his quest for a first ever Paris trophy to add to his eight other grand slams.

Mahesh Bhupathi-Nick Kyrgios lose in first round of French Open
Mahesh Bhupathi-Nick Kyrgios lose in first round of French Open

Indo-Australian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Nick Kyrgios failed to cross the opening hurdle of the men's doubles event, suffering a straight-set defeat against Lucas Pouille and Thanasi Kokkinakis in the French Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday.

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.

Sloane Stephens ends Venus Williams' 18th French Open at first hurdle
Sloane Stephens ends Venus Williams' 18th French Open at first hurdle

Sloane Stephens ended fellow American Venus Williams`s 18th French Open at the first-round stage with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 victory on Monday.

Borna Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros
Borna Coric leads teenage assault on Roland Garros

Croatian Borna Coric and Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis led the teenage contingent in the men`s draw at the French Open on Monday but American Frances Tiafoe`s debut proved a brief one.

Maria Sharapova jeered off court, Andy Murray breezes through
Maria Sharapova jeered off court, Andy Murray breezes through

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open second round on Monday but was jeered by fans after she refused to carry out an on-court TV interview.

French Open: Nervy Andy Murray through to second round
French Open: Nervy Andy Murray through to second round

Andy Murray cruised into the second round of the French Open on Monday, defeating Argentine Facundo Arguello 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

Victoria Azarenka wins easily on French Open return
Victoria Azarenka wins easily on French Open return

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka marked her return to Roland Garros on Monday by easing past Spain`s Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-2, 6-1 in the first round.

Alexander Zorniger takes over as VfB Stuttgart coach
Alexander Zorniger takes over as VfB Stuttgart coach

Alexander Zorniger has been appointed VfB Stuttgart coach for next season, replacing Huub Stevens who left despite keeping the former champions in the Bundesliga for the second consecutive year.

Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros
Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year`s French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on Monday.

Japan suffer triple blow at French Open
Japan suffer triple blow at French Open

Fourth seed Tomas Berdych showed no mercy to Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round of the French Open on Monday, defeating the teenager 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Tomas Berdych storms into French Open second round
Tomas Berdych storms into French Open second round

Czech fourth seed Tomas Berdych bulldozed his way into the second round of the French Open by thrashing Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka 6-0 7-5 6-3 on Monday.

French Open: Tomas Berdych shows no mercy to teenager Yoshihito Nishioka
French Open: Tomas Berdych shows no mercy to teenager Yoshihito Nishioka

Fourth seed Tomas Berdych showed no mercy to Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round of the French Open on Monday, defeating the teenager 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 on Court Suzanne Lenglen.