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Venus fined at French Open after media snub

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.

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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.

Tuesday: Men's highlights

Isner cruises into second round (0:32)

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    IBM Insights: American style

    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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How Djoker, Rafa relax before matches (0:31)
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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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Caple: Why Frances Tiafoe's future is bright

Despite losing in the first round of the French Open, Frances Tiafoe loves the game -- in large part because he often slept in the tennis center where his father worked.

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Sharapova closes out Diatchenko 6-3 6-1. She'll next face Stosur, and winner of that match will face Safarova-Liskicki winner. #RG15

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Lisicki wins opening set 6-1 then advances when Gavrilova retires from her match. Meanwhile, Stosur serving up 6-0 5-1 on Hesse.

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Update on women's scores: Stosur 6-0 2-0 over Hesse Lisicki 6-1 over Gavrilova Beck 6-2 over Kania Safarova 6-2 over Nara #RG15

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Looking forward to the of start of 2nd rd today, think Special K vs Syd Bellucci could be interesting both in good clay form ATM

Previewing Day 4 at the French Open

Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer are back on the court Wednesday. Has Sharapova shaken her sickness? Can Federer put the fan who rushed the court behind him?

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Garber: Sock, Isner change U.S. fortunes

Contrary to the generally lackluster state of the U.S. players' game in France, Jack Sock and John Isner made a huge impression during today's first-round action. Digging the dirt

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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.

Jack Sock pulls off the upset

Sock took down No. 10 seed Grigor Dimitrov -- the man they call Baby Fed -- during today's French Open action. Sock has never lost in the first round at Roland Garros.

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Rafael Nadal makes umpire request

Due to a February dispute, Nadal requested chair umpire Carlos Bernardes doesn't work any of his matches for now. Rafa respects Bernardes but says, "[It's] better for both of us if we are not [on a] court at the same time for a while."

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