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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.

Kokkinakis' hard fall (0:43)
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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.


Murray moves on to 3rd round

Andy Murray needed one set more than the minimum, but he still took down Joao Sousa 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in his 2nd round match at the French Open.


Straight-set win for Sloane Stephens

The 22-year-old American dispatched Heather Watson 6-2, 6-4 in her second-round match at the French Open. She had 19 winners to just 7 for Watson.


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American women go 4-0 Thursday as Stephens downs Watson 6-2 6-4. American men, Isner & Sock, both trailing in their matches. #RG15

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Serena Williams on her underwhelming win today: 'I definitely don’t think it could go worse ... The level I played was not professional.'

Djoker plays through pain

Despite hampered movement, Novak Djokovic is up two sets and 5-4 in the third set against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller. Follow live


Nadal continues French cruise

Rafael Nadal improved to 68-1 all-time at the French Open with an easy 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro. Nadal is now 19-2 against his fellow countrymen.


Djokovic struggling with groin injury

Novak Djokovic stretches during the break between the 2nd and 3rd sets. Djokovic called an injury timeout late in the 2nd set. He is up 2-1 in the 3rd. Follow live


Djokovic recovers to win 2nd set

No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic needed an injury timeout late in the second set of his match with Gilles Muller. Follow live


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Djokovic leads 2 sets to 0 but needed medical timeout late in second. Murray splits sets with Sousa. Isner down a set to Chardy. #RG15

Chris Evert: Serena good enough to win

"Serena is a slow starter. We've seen that the last couple of years. She came out and looked like it was going to be a big effort for her. ... I don't think she was thrilled with the performance, but it was good enough to win."


Djokovic takes first set

Novak Djokovic made quick work in the first set of his second-round match against Gilles Muller, winning 6-1 in 23 minutes. Follow live


A Schiavone-Kuznetsova marathon again

Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone seem to bring out the best -- or is it the worst? -- in each other. They added another chapter to their story today with a 3-hour and 50-minute match. Garber: Result a surprise?

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Fashion faux pas at the French Open?

Petra Kvitova, Sara Errani and Carina Witthoeft showed up in the same outfit for their morning matches today -- and two of them even shared the same court. So who wore it best?

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Serena's rally makes U.S. women 2-for-2 today @ French Open. Madison Keys on court now against Belinda Bencic with Sloane Stephens to follow

Serena pulls out 3-set win

After dropping the first set 7-5, Serena Williams fought back against qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam to take the next two sets, 6-3, 6-3, and make the French Open's third round.


Rafael Nadal advances at French Open

Nadal made it to the third round with a 6-4 6-3 6-1 win over compatriot Nicolas Almagro and improved his record at Roland Garros to 68-1.


Schiavone+Kuznetsova = Marathon duo

Francesca Schiavone beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in a 3-set, 3-hour, 50-minute struggle, the third-longest women’s match in French Open history. Still, it was 54 minutes short of the Grand Slam record at the 2011 Australian Open ... set by the same pair.


Serena Williams forces third set

The No. 1 seed made quick work of the second set, winning 6-3, and she is moving to a third set with Anna-Lena Friedsam. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN


Wozniacki: I just didn't play well

Caroline Wozniacki on her 6-4, 7-6 (4) loss to Julia Goerges: "I was really trying to do better this time than I've done in the past against her on clay. ... She played well. She played like she had to. And I didn't."