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    IBM Insights: The day Rafael Nadal lost

    Six years ago, it took a pretty special effort from Robin Soderling to knock off Rafael Nadal -- the Spaniard's only career loss at the French Open.

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19hRob Bartlett

Battling Murray overcomes tough Sousa test

British No. 1 rallies to 12th-straight win on clay to reach French Open third round, despite being hit with two time violations at Roland Garros.

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1dGreg Garber

Garber: Schiavone beats Kuznetsova in another marathon

Francesca Schiavone and Svetlana Kuznetsova played for 3 hours, 50 minutes Thursday, the longest women's match of this tournament, but given their history, it wasn't all that impressive.

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Wozniacki discusses struggles on clay (1:01)
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21hRob Bartlett

Murray: No issue with time violations

British No.1 reiterates praise for coach's calming influence after tough - and frustrating - French Open victory over Joao Sousa.

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Highlight: Federer into Round of 16

Damir Dzumhur has 16 career match wins. Roger Federer has 17 career major titles. So it's probably not surprising that Federer won today's 3rd-round match at the French Open in straight sets.

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Jim Caple @jimcaple

Sharapova continues domination of Stosur by beating her 6-4, 6-3. Now 15-2 against Stosur and 23-1 in past 24 matches at Rolan Garros

Maria Sharapova advances at French

Sharapova didn't have as many winners as Sam Stosur (12 to Stosur's 19), but the defending champ made it to the Round of 16 thanks to a 6-3, 6-4 win.

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Garber: Things settling down for Federer

Since that infamous security breach on the opening day of the French Open, Roger Federer has (ho-hum) not lost a set of tennis. But it's about to get harder

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ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Simon holds off Mahut for 6-2 6-7(6) 6-7(6) 6-3 6-1 victory and will face Wawrinka in Round of 16. Meanwhile, Berdych leads Paire 5-0. #RG15

Maria Sharapova wins first set

The defending champion, who has won 22 of her last 23 matches at Roland Garros, took the first set 6-3 from Sam Stosur. Follow live

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ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

No. 21 seed Muguruza defeats No. 11 Kerber 4-6 6-2 6-2. Kerber the seventh Top 15 seed eliminated so far in Paris. #RG15

Novak Djokovic dominating in 2015

Djokovic won the year's first major, the Australian Open, and then won all four Masters 1000 tournaments he played in. He's won five tournaments this year, while no one else on the tour has won more than three. By the numbers

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Brad Gilbert @bgtennisnation

Sam Stosur had her chances last year to beat Shazza at the French open, got a feeling she will have good chances as well today for the win

Sharapova vs. Stosur at the French

Maria Sharapova has won 22 of her last 23 matches at Roland Garros, and is tied with Serena Williams for most clay-court titles among active players with 11. Sam Stosur is on a 6-match winning streak, but is only 2-14 lifetime against Sharapova, who has claimed the first game of the day. Follow live

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Simon's beautiful lob at the French

Gilles Simon hit a perfect lob over the head of Nicolas Mahut right to the baseline, causing Mahut to drop his racket in dismay. They're currently locked in a third-set tiebreak.

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Roger Federer into Round of 16

Federer dispatched Damir Dzumhur in straight sets at the French Open today, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2, and will face either Gael Monfils or Pablo Cuevas in the next round. Federer is 12-3 on clay this year.

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ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Wawrinka claims first set 6-4 over Johnson. Mahut and Simon into third set tie-break after splitting first two sets. #RG15

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Jack Sock on what he and Nick Kyrgios have done recently: Played a ton of FIFA and had ton of Chipotle...Played 500 games of pingpong

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Federer has opened up a 6-4 6-3 lead over Dzumhur. In women's action, No. 11 Kerber wins first set 6-4 over No. 21 Muguruza #RG15

Jim Caple @jimcaple

Gasquet on pigeon getting stuck in camera during his match: This was unbelievable, this pigeon getting stuck in camera...It's a tough death.

Watch: Roger Federer wins 2nd set

No. 2 seed Federer is cruising through his third-round match, as he leads Damir Dzumhur 6-4, 6-3. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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