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Keys pulls out at Strasbourg; Stephens to semis

Top-seeded American Madison Keys withdrew from the Strasbourg International on Thursday because of an elbow injury, giving French player Kristina Mladenovic a walkover into the semifinals.


No. 6 Raonic (foot surgery) out of French Open

Sixth-ranked Milos Raonic will miss the French Open after having surgery on his right foot. The Canadian announced his withdrawal Thursday, a day before the draw for the clay-court Grand Slam.

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4 hours, 71 games later, Open qualifier wins

Andrea Arnaboldi needed two days and spent four hours and 26 minutes on court to win the qualifying match featuring the most number of games in the history of the French Open on Thursday.

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Isner advances to Open de Nice semifinals

Second-seeded John Isner beat Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (3), 6-4 to reach the Open de Nice semifinals on Thursday, while defending champion Ernests Gulbis lost to Dominic Thiem.

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Center Court: Serena in trouble in French? (1:53)

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Kerber makes Nuremberg semis in straight sets

Second-seeded Angelique Kerber reached the semifinals of the Nuremberg Cup with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Japanese qualifier Misaki Doi on Thursday.

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Caple: History of David Letterman's tennis guests

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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Italian Open organizers want to change venue

Running out of room and with ticket demand soaring, local organizers want to move the Italian Open from its historic Foro Italico venue to a new location near Rome's main airport.


Tough French Open road for Djoker

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic trains at Roland Garros today as the French Open draw is announced. The draw sets him up to play Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals. He lost to Nadal in the final here in 2012 and 2014.


Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the "King of Clay."

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Andy Murray: 'Novak goes into the tournament as favorite but Rafa's record here is ridiculous . . . It would be stupid to write him off.'

Women's French Open draw

Serena Williams could meet former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the third round. And if the world No. 1 wins? She could play sister Venus in the fourth round. Of Serena's 19 majors, only two have come at the French Open. Full draw

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What popcorn 1st rd matches jump out to you Sloane Ranger vs VW and Showtime Dimitrov vs Rockum Sock are 2 good ones

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Still cannot believe French open committee did not seed Rafa #2 but that is whole other story,Fedfans will be incredibly fired up about draw

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Sharapova on media re: Nadal slump: 'To put up so many question marks (for 9-time champ), I almost think it's a little bit disrespectful,'

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Just got to my room and started looking through the draw the top quarter in the men's is absolutely brutal, bummed Djoker -Rafa in there....

Garber: Ultimate challenge faces Djoker

Novak Djokovic has beaten his great rival, Rafael Nadal, at every event in the world -- except the French Open. But that could all change this season. Solidifying his legacy

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Today's Novak Djokovic's 28th birthday, not 27th (my typo). His present still is being in same half of French Open bracket as Nadal & Murray

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Today is Novak Djokovic's 27th birthday. And his present? He's in the same half of French Open bracket as Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray.