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Federer: Not happy about the selfie (0:42)

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Jack Sock won this year's U.S. Clay Court Championship, while John Isner has played some good tennis on dirt. What do the stats say about their French Open chances?

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Thiem wins 1st title, defeats Mayer in Nice final

Dominic Thiem held his nerves to win his first ATP tour title on Saturday as he completed a tight 6-7 (8), 7-5, 7-6 (2) victory over fourth-seeded Leonardo Mayer in the final of the Open de Nice.

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There will be plenty of star power on the red clay of Roland Garros in a few days' time, but it will pale in comparison to the collection of tennis players David Letterman had on his show.

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Johnson outlasts Garcia-Lopez in 5 sets

American Steve Johnson went the distance to knock off No. 26 seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round at Roland Garros.

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Tournament director on Federer incident

Gilbert Ysern: “It's embarrassing, of course, for Roland Garros, when something like that happens. Well, it simply shows that we collectively as an organization made a mistake and we will have to correct that, of course, and make sure it doesn't happen again."

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Federer 'not happy' about fan on court

Roger Federer voices his displeasure with the security at Roland Garros after a fan got on court and attempted to take a selfie with him: "Nothing happened so I’m relieved, but clearly it wasn’t a nice situation."

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Garcia-Lopez fights back to force 5th set

American Steve Johnson won the first two sets 6-3, but Guillermo Garcia-Lopez took the next two sets to force a decisive 5th in their first-round match.

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Ernests Gulbis on concerns about fans running onto court: "If it's somebody big I might run, but if it's somebody small I might stay.''

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2008 champ Ivanovic completes comeback for 4-6 6-2 6-0 win over Shvedova. On men's side, Tsonga advances with a 6-1 6-2 6-2 win. #RG15

Security at sporting events

"You don't want to lose that fan experience. But you also need to keep the athletes safe," Jim Caple writes. How far should security go?

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Alejandro Falla talks fan incident

Roger Federer's opponent on the selfie-seeking fan: "Lately, nothing serious has happened to a player or an athlete, but one day something bad can happen. Like what happened to Monica Seles. You never know what the crazy people are going to jump on the court."

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Garcia-Lopez has extended the match against Johnson, pushing it to a fourth set. Ivanovic meanwhile is up a break now in the third. #RG15

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A couple seeds in trouble late on day one in Paris: Johnson leads No. 22 Garcia Lopez 6-3 6-3 4-3* Shevdova leads No. 7 Ivanovic 6-4 0*-3

Fan's selfie with Federer

A young fan eludes security and runs onto the court after Roger Federer's first-round victory at the French Open. Federer is not amused.

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Can Ivanovic recapture glory?

Ana Ivanovic won the French Open way back in 2008, but hasn't advanced past the quarters at a Grand Slam event since. Her 2015 French Open journey begins against Yaroslava Shvedova. Follow live

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First women's seed to fall is 21yo Caroline Garcia as 19yo Donna Vekic comes from behind to win 3-6 6-3 6-2 #RG15

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Federer on needed security improvement: ''I definitely think this is something that needs to happen quickly. Basically yesterday already.''

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More Federer: I think I can speak on behalf of all the players, that that's where you do your job, that's where you want to feel safe.

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And more Federer on security: "We need to make sure that it's safe out there and people don't just wander on the court like a free pass.''

Garber: Selfie recalls chilling moment

ESPN's Greg Garber: "Ever since 1993, when Monica Seles was stabbed in the back by a crazed fan on a changeover, security has been tighter at tournaments. But Sunday, Roger Federer gamely posed for a selfie with a young intruder, who was inexplicably allowed to leave the court at his leisure."

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Roger Federer not pleased with French Open security after fan run onto court after match. Fed says it happened at practice Saturday, too.

Federer furious about fan on court

Roger Federer, on today's security lapse at the French Open: “I’m not happy about it. I’m not happy about it for one minute. All of a sudden, he was next to me, and nobody’s reacting. I realized he was just a kid out of the crowd."

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