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Baseline Buzz: Concerned about Serena's immediate future?

Serena Williams hasn't played a lot of tennis this season, but will that matter when the French Open rolls around?

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2dPeter Bodo

Bodo: Crunch time for top players on the WTA

The heart of the clay season is just days away, which means this is the last chance for Serena Williams & Co. to get their games in order before the start of the French Open.

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Fratangelo earns USTA wild card for French Open

Bjorn Fratangelo, who in 2011 became the first American since John McEnroe in 1977 to win the French Open boys' singles title, has earned a wild-card entry for the main draw at Roland Garros.

5dPeter Bodo

Bodo: Vintage Rafa is (almost) back

Rafael Nadal is locked in at the moment, but does that mean he's in prime position to run away with another French Open title?

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Murray to remain outspoken against doping

Andy Murray plans to remain outspoken against doping, despite facing a backlash for some of his recent comments on performance-enhancing drugs in tennis.

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Nadal says he will stay at Olympic Village in Rio

Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil's security in special events, said a specific plan may be needed to protect athletes staying outside the Olympic Village.

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ITF schedules hearing for Sharapova doping case

International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty says a disciplinary hearing has been scheduled in Maria Sharapova's doping case, with a ruling possible before Wimbledon.

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Isner says he'll skip Rio Olympics

John Isner is currently the top-ranked American male at No. 16. He reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 London Olympics.

Khachanov's shocker headlines Day 2 at Barcelona (4:36)
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Wozniacki pulls out of Madrid, Rome over ankle

Former WTA No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki said she is withdrawing from clay-court tournaments in Madrid and Rome because of an injured right ankle, which puts her status for the French Open in doubt.


ITF bans Croatian official for 10 years

Official Denis Pitner had originally been suspended for 1 year for passing on details about the fitness of a player to a coach during a tournament and for betting on matches.

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Racket Response: McHale shines, Rafa rolls

Christina McHale's clutch play gave the U.S. Fed Cup team a much-needed boost back into the World Group, while Rafael Nadal once again showed his clay-court prowess.

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Czech Republic, France reach Fed Cup final

The Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-2, and France eliminated the Netherlands by the same score to advance to the 2016 Fed Cup final.

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U.S., minus Williamses, tops Australia at Fed Cup

Even without Serena and Venus Williams, the United States was too strong for Australia in their Fed Cup playoff and clinched a spot in the elite eight-nation World Group next year.

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16dPam Shriver

Shriver: Here's what's in store for Serena, Novak

Serena Williams has not found a groove all season, and Novak Djokovic is off to a rough start on clay. So what's in store for the world No. 1s as the French Open approaches?

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Kvitova hires Cermak as coach until season's end

Petra Kvitova, who has been without a coach since she terminated her seven-year partnership with David Kotyza in January, has hired former doubles specialist Frantisek Cermak.

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16dESPN Staff

Del Potro confirms clay return

Juan Martin del Potro will play on clay for the first time since 2013 after confirming he will compete in both Munich and Madrid.