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Marin Cilic canters into French Open fourth round

Marin Cilic canters into French Open fourth round

Marin Cilic brought out his A-game to swiftly dispatch hapless American Steve Johnson 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the third round of the French Open on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:42 AM IST
Impressive Caroline Garcia races into French Open last 16

Impressive Caroline Garcia races into French Open last 16

Caroline Garcia suffered some late jitters but produced an impressive performance to beat Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1 6-3 and reach the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:02 AM 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 Albert

Jun 03, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
French Open: Simona Halep subdues Andrea Petkovic after tight early tussle

French Open: 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, 08:15 AM IST
FRENCH OPEN: Rafael Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

FRENCH OPEN: Rafael Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal continued his bid for an 11th French Open title on Saturday by brushing aside home favourite Richard Gasquet to claim a 16th consecutive win over his childhood friend and reach the

Jun 02, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reach French Open quarters

French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reach French Open quarters

Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin shocked top seeded Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot in straight sets to reach the men's doubles quarterfinals of the French Open.

Jun 02, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
French Open: Muguruza demolishes Stosur to reach last 16 in Paris

French Open: Muguruza demolishes Stosur to reach last 16 in Paris

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza stormed into the French Open fourth round with a 6-0 6-2 demolition of Australia`s former runner-up Samantha Stosur on Saturday, underlining her credentials for a second

Jun 02, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
FRENCH OPEN: Unpredictable Fabio Fognini outlasts Edmund to reach last 16

FRENCH OPEN: Unpredictable Fabio Fognini outlasts Edmund to reach last 16

Italian maverick Fabio Fognini edged a topsy-turvy five-setter against British number one Kyle Edmund to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.

Jun 02, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
French Open: Sloane Stephens clings on to advance in Paris

French Open: Sloane Stephens clings on to advance in Paris

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens clung on for dear life to reach the fourth round of the French Open with a 4-6 6-1 8-6 victory over Italian Camila Giorgi.

Jun 02, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
French Open: Karen Khachanov downs Lucas Pouille to set up Alexander Zverev last-16 clash

French Open: Karen Khachanov downs Lucas Pouille to set up Alexander Zverev last-16 clash

Hard-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov knocked out France`s number one player Lucas Pouille 6-3 7-5 6-3 in the French Open third round after the rain-hit match resumed on Saturday.

Jun 02, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
French Open: Garbine Muguruza eases into last 16 as Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams edge closer to reunion

French Open: Garbine Muguruza eases into last 16 as Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams edge closer to reunion

Former champion Garbine Muguruza reached the French Open last 16 on Saturday with a comfortable 6-0, 6-2 win over Australia's Sam Stosur as Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova stood one win away

Jun 02, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
French Open: Caroline Wozniacki crushes Parmentier to reach fourth round

French Open: Caroline Wozniacki crushes Parmentier to reach fourth round

 Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki whizzed into the fourth round of the French Open with a brutal 6-0 6-3 demolition of local favourite Pauline Parmentier on Friday.

Jun 02, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
 Match point down? What's for lunch, muses Alexander Zverev

Match point down? What's for lunch, muses Alexander Zverev

For the second time in three days Alexander Zverev found himself two-sets-to-one down at the French Open and his poor run at the Grand Slams looked set to continue as he put his nearest and dearest

Jun 02, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
Simona Halep will thrive away from spotlight - Mats Wilander

Simona Halep will thrive away from spotlight - Mats Wilander

World number one Simona Halep will continue her pursuit of a first Grand Slam title on the unfamiliar surrounds of Court 18 at the French Open on Saturday.

Jun 02, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
No need for 'Quiet Please' at French Open - stands half empty

No need for 'Quiet Please' at French Open - stands half empty

The sun had broken through the clouds, the coin had been flipped and the players were ready to begin their third round matches at Roland Garros just after 11 o'clock on Friday morning. The only

Jun 02, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Austria's Dominic Thiem powers his way into last 16 showdown with Kei Nishikori

Austria's Dominic Thiem powers his way into last 16 showdown with Kei Nishikori

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem muscled his way into the fourth round of the French Open on Friday, putting out Italian claycourt specialist Marco Berrettini 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 6-2.

Jun 02, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Lindsay Davenport hails Serena Williams ''powerful message'' for sporty mums

Lindsay Davenport hails Serena Williams ''powerful message'' for sporty mums

With only one mother having won Grand Slam titles over the last 38 years, Lindsay Davenport hailed Serena Williams for delivering a "powerful message" that shows it is possible to "pursue personal

Jun 02, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Novak Djokovic still battling as he edges past Roberto Bautista Agut

Novak Djokovic still battling as he edges past Roberto Bautista Agut

Former champion Novak Djokovic wore down obdurate Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to grind out a 6-4 6-7(6) 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the French Open third round on Friday.

Jun 02, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
French Open: Madison Keys beats Naomi Osaka, now ready for trip into unknown

French Open: Madison Keys beats Naomi Osaka, now ready for trip into unknown

Madison Keys will need to do some homework on her fourth-round opponent at the French Open after admitting she has not seen fast-rising Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu in action before.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic into last 16 for 43rd time

French Open: Novak Djokovic into last 16 for 43rd time

 Former champion Novak Djokovic claimed a hardfought 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 victory over a grieving Roberto Bautista Agut today to book his spot in the French Open fourth round.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:42 AM IST

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