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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.


Nadal requests umpire not work his matches

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.


Venus fined at French Open after media snub

PARIS -- Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open.


Experts' picks: French Open

Novak or Rafa? Serena or Sharapova? Who will win the French Open? After polling our experts, we really have no clue.


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Play stopped for the day with Kohlschreiber holding a 4-2 lead in the fifth set over Andujar. They will resume Thursday. #RG15

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At 9 pm in Paris, No. 22 Kohlschreiber forces a fifth set after having dropped the first two against Andujar, #RG15

Recapping the French in 60 seconds

Recap Day 4 at the French Open in just 60 seconds, including a huge upset, two dazzling backhands and an under-the-weather Maria Sharapova cruising in straight sets.


Age hasn't slowed Bryan brothers

Bob and Mike Bryan are 37 years old, but they keep winning and winning and ... winning. 17th Slam title in sight

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French Open preview: Day 5

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal continue their quest for the French Open title, but one of them could be in deep trouble. Serena? She's playing a qualifier -- she'll be fine. Bodo: What's at stake

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Granollers' not top play

Marcel Granollers attempted, and failed miserably, at a trick shot during his second-round match against Roger Federer.


Hingis wins 1st French doubles match in 15 years

Martina Hingis teamed with Sania Mirza to win their first-round doubles match today. The last time the 34-year-old Hingis played doubles in Paris was in 2000 when she won the title with Mary Pierce. Hingis: "I had enough of a break, so I'm fresh again."

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HIGHLIGHT: Federer rolls to 3rd round

No. 2 seed Roger Federer dispatches Marcel Granollers 6-2, 7-6 (1), 6-3 to advance to the third round of the French Open.


Caple: Lucic-Baroni has day's biggest upset

Many experts were picking Simona Halep to win her first Grand Slam at the French Open, but a resurgent Mirjana Lucic-Baroni didn't get that memo, sending the 2014 runner-up home in the second round. A wrench in the plans

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Kei Nishikori confident after win

"I have a lot of confidence on clay right now. ... I'm feeling really well and happy to be in the next round." He will play Benjamin Becker in the third round.


Garber: Steve Johnson a rare bright spot

Although most of the Americans in the French Open field are already prepping for the lawns of Wimbledon, Johnson is continuing to show his clay-court prowess. Showing toughness

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Paire ousts No. 28 Fognini in straight sets Tsonga leads by set and 2 breaks over Sela Monfils and Schwartzman split opening sets #RG15

Lucic-Baroni: 'Amazing' to upset Halep

Said Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of her upset of No. 3 seed -- and 2014 French Open runner-up -- Simona Halep: "For me it's always a challenge to try not to make too many unforced errors and today I did it so well."


Roger Federer: Security more 'alert'

"They don't need to change anything that we need to have fences and all that stuff, not at all. Tennis is one of the most accessible sports out there, and we are unbelievably close with our fans. That's what I love about it. So for me it was just more important that everybody was doing their job, taking it very seriously."

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Seeds in Trouble: Mahut up 2 sets to 1 on No. 24 Gulbis Rosol up 2 sets to 0 on No. 19 Bautista Agut Paire up 2 sets to 0 on No. 28 Fognini