French Open organisers defends security in nervy Paris
French Open organisers defends security in nervy Paris

 It happened in 2009, again in 2013 and on Sunday once more security was embarrassingly breached at the French Open in a city still on edge after January`s deadly Islamist attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

Stan Wawrinka unhappy as French Open website mentions private life
Stan Wawrinka unhappy as French Open website mentions private life

 Stan Wawrinka reacted angrily on Sunday after an article on the French Open website mentioned his private life. 

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.

Angry Roger Federer blasts French Open organisers after security scare
Angry Roger Federer blasts French Open organisers after security scare

Roger Federer blasted French Open organisers Sunday after a fan breached security to grab a `selfie` on court with the Swiss great.

Roger Federer wins at Roland Garros, dodges fan scare
Roger Federer wins at Roland Garros, dodges fan scare

Roger Federer cruised into the French Open second round Sunday before having to quickly sidestep a spectator who breached tight security to race towards the Swiss legend on the showpiece Philippe Chatrier Court.

Kei Nishikori inspires Japanese French Open record
Kei Nishikori inspires Japanese French Open record

 Japan smashed a record which had stood for almost half a century at the French Open on Sunday by seeing five men make the first round draw.

French Open: Feeling stronger despite tough opener, says Simona Halep
French Open: Feeling stronger despite tough opener, says Simona Halep

 Last year`s runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as the French Open began on Sunday, but the Romanian was not concerned by a patchy display.

Liang-Chuang win Strasbourg International title
Liang-Chuang win Strasbourg International title

Chinese tennis player Liang Chen paired up with Chinese Taipei's Chuang Chia-Jung to win the women's doubles title at the Strasbourg International here, taking home 9,919 euros in prize money.

Simona Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round
Simona Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round

Last year`s runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4.

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.