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French Open: Garbine Muguruza through as Lesia Tsurenko retires hurt

French Open: Garbine Muguruza through as Lesia Tsurenko retires hurt

Spain`s Garbine Muguruza reached the quarter-finals of the French Open without raising a sweat when her Ukrainian opponent Lesia Tsurenko retired after just two games on Monday.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
French Open: Croatian Marin Cilic stands firm to withstand Fabio Fognini fightback

French Open: Croatian Marin Cilic stands firm to withstand Fabio Fognini fightback

Croatian Marin Cilic withstood an inspired comeback by Italian Fabio Fognini to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday for the second year running with a 6-4 6-1 3-6 6-7(4) 6-3 victory.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:38 AM IST
French Open: Injury wrecks Serena Williams' audacious French title bid

French Open: Injury wrecks Serena Williams' audacious French title bid

American Serena Williams` audacious attempt to win the French Open for a fourth time ended in crushing anti-climax on Monday as injury, rather than an old foe, forced the 36-year-old to admit defeat

Jun 05, 2018, 08:34 AM IST
Frech Open : Angelique Kerber downs Caroline Garcia to end French singles hopes in Paris

Frech Open : Angelique Kerber downs Caroline Garcia to end French singles hopes in Paris

Angelique Kerber ended the French presence in the singles` draws at Roland Garros when she saw off seventh seed Caroline Garcia 6-2 6-3 in the fourth round on Monday.

Jun 04, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal marches past Maximilian Marterer and into quarter-finals

French Open: Rafael Nadal marches past Maximilian Marterer and into quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal continued his birthday celebrations by moving into the French Open quarter-finals on Monday, beating a determined Maximilian Marterer 6-3 6-2 7-6(4).

Jun 04, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
Serena Williams withdraws from French Open with injury

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open with injury

 American Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open on Monday, shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a much-anticipated fourth round showdown.

Jun 04, 2018, 19:31 PM IST
French Open: Alexander Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris

French Open: Alexander Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris

French Open: Alexander Zverev might be mentally drained after three five-set matches in a row when he takes on Dominic Thiem in a much-anticipated French Open quarter-final clash on Tuesday.

Jun 04, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
French Open: Rafel Nadal faces Maximilian Marterer for quarter-final spot

French Open: Rafel Nadal faces Maximilian Marterer for quarter-final spot

World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to book his place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing French Open when he crosses swords with Maximilian Marterer of Germany in their last-16 clash here on

Jun 04, 2018, 13:04 PM IST
Novak Djokovic douses Fernando Verdasco fire, unhappy with courts

Novak Djokovic douses Fernando Verdasco fire, unhappy with courts

Novak Djokovic doused Fernando Verdasco's fire then aimed a dig at French Open organisers for not watering the courts on Sunday as he moved confidently into the French Open quarter-finals.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
 Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys on collision course after overcoming French Open hump

Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys on collision course after overcoming French Open hump

Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys are eager to renew the friendliest rivalry in tennis -- and to do that both need to win one more match at the French Open.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Marco Cecchinato in dreamland two years on from match-fixing ban

Marco Cecchinato in dreamland two years on from match-fixing ban

Italian Marco Cecchinato celebrated the "best moment of his life" when he beat David Goffin to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday, two years after being embroiled in a match-fixing

Jun 04, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge

The on-court rivalry is so lop-sided it can barely be described as such yet Serena Williams French Open fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova on Monday feels like the biggest match played on the

Jun 04, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Italian Marco Cecchinato upsets David Goffin to reach last eight

Italian Marco Cecchinato upsets David Goffin to reach last eight

Unheralded Italian Marco Cecchinato maintained his dream run at the French Open as he moved into the quarter-finals by upsetting Belgian eighth seed David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-0 6-3 on Sunday.

Jun 04, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Resurgent Novak Djokovic tames Fernando Verdasco

Resurgent Novak Djokovic tames Fernando Verdasco

Resurgent former champion Novak Djokovic moved ominously into the French Open quarter-finals for the 12th time on Sunday as he subdued feisty Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-4 6-2.

Jun 04, 2018, 08:27 AM IST
Leander Paes set for Asian Games return, Yuki may miss it for US Open By Amanpreet Singh

Leander Paes set for Asian Games return, Yuki may miss it for US Open By Amanpreet Singh

 Veteran Leander Paes will have the opportunity to add to his Asian Games medal tally as he is set to be included in the Indian tennis team for the upcoming Games even as the country's premier

Jun 03, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
French Open: Alexander Zverev's days of living dangerously go on

French Open: Alexander Zverev's days of living dangerously go on

 Alexander Zverev's appetite for five-set marathons showed no signs of shrinking and even blisters on his toes could not stop the German from storming into his first major quarter-final with a 4-6 7-

Jun 03, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
FRENCH OPEN: Madison Keys enjoys Sunday stroll into French quarters

FRENCH OPEN: Madison Keys enjoys Sunday stroll into French quarters

No fuss, no drama -- Madison Key's smooth ride continued at the French Open on Sunday as she brushed aside Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4 to reach her first French Open quarter-final.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
Beware of flying barbs as Serena Williams faces off with Maria Sharapova

Beware of flying barbs as Serena Williams faces off with Maria Sharapova

It has been almost 2-1/2 years since Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova last faced off across the net but when it comes to these two great on-court foes, absence does not make the heart grow fonder

Jun 03, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
French Open: Juan Martin del Potro powers on with menacing display

French Open: Juan Martin del Potro powers on with menacing display

 Juan Martin del Potro fired a menacing warning to those already writing Rafael Nadal`s name on the French Open trophy with a bludgeoning 7-5 6-4 6-1 third-round defeat of Spanish claycourter

Jun 03, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic after tight early tussle

Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic after tight early tussle

 Top seed Simona Halep maintained her steady progress through the French Open draw when she beat Germany`s Andrea Petkovic 7-5 6-0 to reach the fourth round on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

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