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  1. Murray hails 'best clay-court' form
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    Murray hails 'best clay-court' form

  2. Hewitt victim outraged by bail extension
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    Hewitt victim outraged by bail extension

  3. BuzzFeed Staffer Accuses 'Mad Men' Actor of Sexual Harassment
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    BuzzFeed Staffer Accuses 'Mad Men' Actor of Sexual Harassment

  4. ESPN tennis analysts weigh on Eugenie Bouchard's struggles
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    ESPN tennis analysts weigh on Eugenie Bouchard's struggles

  5. Not a big surprise, Milos Raonic will skip the French Open
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    Not a big surprise, Milos Raonic will skip the French Open

  6. Tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape
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    Tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape

  7. Rich Kids of Beverly Hills Reveal Their Upbringing
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    Rich Kids of Beverly Hills Reveal Their Upbringing

  8. Williams eyes Graf's grand slam record
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    Williams eyes Graf's grand slam record

  9. First Serve: Canadians on the pro tennis tours this week
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    First Serve: Canadians on the pro tennis tours this week

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  • Bouchard gets favourable draw at French Open, but could get Kvitova in quarters

    If Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard can break out of her current slump, she has a good chance to make a deep run at the French Open. The sixth seed has a favourable draw at Roland Garros, starting with a first-round match against France's … More »

    The Canadian Press - 4 hours ago
  • Slump means Quiros must handle demons better

    Slump means Quiros must handle demons better

    By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Alvaro Quiros had the golfing world at his feet in 2011 but the big-hitting Spaniard seems a tortured soul these days and it is clear his self belief has been battered by three seasons of toil and … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Murray can win French after solving clay puzzle - Courier

    Murray can win French after solving clay puzzle - Courier

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray looks like he has solved the puzzle of claycourt tennis and is a serious title challenger at the French Open, according to twice Roland Garros champion Jim Courier. World number three Murray is in … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Rome withdrawal was right decision, says Serena

    Rome withdrawal was right decision, says Serena

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams believes she was right to withdraw from the Italian Open to rest a sore elbow and is now ready to start her quest for a 20th grand slam title at the French Open. The American … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Lies will be exposed on court, says honest Nadal

    Lies will be exposed on court, says honest Nadal

    One thing that has been consistent about Rafa Nadal's disappointing season so far has been his brutal honesty. After a recent defeat by Italian showman Fabio Fognini the 14-times grand slam champion described his feared forehand as "vulgar" while … More »

    Reuters - 4 hours ago
  • Bellucci, Sousa advance to Geneva final

    Bellucci, Sousa advance to Geneva final

    GENEVA (AP) -- Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil advanced to the Geneva Open final on Friday and will play Joao Sousa of Portugal for the title. … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Stosur, Mladenovic into Strasbourg final

    STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to her first final this season with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens at the Strasbourg International Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Nadal's draw includes Djokovic, Murray

    Nadal's draw includes Djokovic, Murray

    The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris. There were ''oohs'' and ''aahs'' in the auditorium … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Thiem upsets Isner in Nice semifinals

    NICE, France (AP) -- Dominic Thiem hit 11 aces Friday to upset second-seeded John Isner and set up a final against Leonardo Mayer at the Open de Nice. … More »

    AP - Sports - 5 hours ago
  • Olympics-Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord chief

    * UCI joins fencing in Friday's walkout * SportAccord boss must apologise, says fencing chief (Updates with UCI suspending SportAccord membership) By Karolos Grohmann May 22 (Reuters) - The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on … More »

    Reuters - 6 hours ago
  • Golf-Slump means Quiros must handle demons better

    By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 22 (Reuters) - Alvaro Quiros had the golfing world at his feet in 2011 but the big-hitting Spaniard seems a tortured soul these days and it is clear his self belief has been battered by three seasons of … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord chief

    The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International Olympic Committee as more federations withdrew from the umbrella … More »

    Reuters - 7 hours ago
  • Disrespectful to talk about Nadal's downfall, says Sharapova

    Disrespectful to talk about Nadal's downfall, says Sharapova

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Predicting Rafa Nadal's downfall as he prepares to try and win a record-extending 10th French Open title is disrespectful to the Spaniard, double Roland Garros champion Maria Sharapova said on Friday. For the … More »

    Reuters - 8 hours ago
  • Vinci, Knapp to meet for Nuremberg title

    Vinci, Knapp to meet for Nuremberg title

    NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) -- Roberta Vinci advanced to the Nuremberg Cup final on Friday after second-seeded Angelique Kerber withdrew because of a back injury. … More »

    AP - Sports - 8 hours ago
  • Monster draw for Nadal in Paris, Djokovic looms in quarters

    Monster draw for Nadal in Paris, Djokovic looms in quarters

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday's draw handed him the toughest of routes to a possible 10th title. The Spaniard, seeded sixth after a … More »

    Reuters - 9 hours ago
  • Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris

    Sharapova ready to go distance again in Paris

    Maria Sharapova has hit form at the perfect moment as she eyes a defence of her French Open crown but old nemesis Serena Williams is lurking in the Parisian shadows. Russian Sharapova, who once despised claycourt tennis but transformed herself into … More »

    Reuters - 13 hours ago
  • Expect Nadal to step it up in Paris, says McEnroe

    Expect Nadal to step it up in Paris, says McEnroe

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Seven-times grand slam John McEnroe knows how it feels when a tennis career starts going in the wrong direction. At nearly 29, Nadal is already four years older than McEnroe was when he claimed his last grand … More »

    Reuters - 13 hours ago
  • Serena eyes 20th major at French Open

    Serena eyes 20th major at French Open

    The very day that Serena Williams won this year's Australian Open for her 19th Grand Slam championship, she was thinking ahead. ''I would love,'' Williams said then, ''to get to 22.'' Her next chance to move closer to that goal - equaling Steffi … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 hours ago
  • World number six Raonic withdraws from French Open

    World number six Raonic withdraws from French Open

    World number six Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the French Open having failed to recover from a foot injury, the 24-year-old announced on Thursday. The Canadian missed the Italian Open last week and had hoped to recover in time for the season's … More »

    Reuters - 23 hours ago
  • No. 6 Raonic withdraws from 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 tournament. The French Open begins Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 4:14 PM EDT
  • Arnaboldi wins 2-day French qualifier

    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. The Italian player defeated Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 4:06 PM EDT
  • Wawrinka, Cilic upset in Geneva quarters

    Wawrinka, Cilic upset in Geneva quarters

    GENEVA (AP) -- Grand Slam title winners Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic were beaten in the Geneva Open quarterfinals by unseeded opponents on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 3:42 PM EDT
  • Keys WDs from Strasbourg, Stephens wins

    Keys WDs from Strasbourg, Stephens wins

    STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- 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. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 2:52 PM EDT
  • Isner into Nice semis, Gulbis falls

    NICE, France (AP) -- Second-seeded John Isner of the United States 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 6-2, 6-4 against Austria's Dominic Thiem. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 2:17 PM EDT
  • Not a big surprise, Milos Raonic will skip the French Open

    Not a big surprise, Milos Raonic will skip the French Open

    The 24-year-old Canadian ran out of time after foot surgery a few weeks ago to be ready for Paris. … More »

    Eh Game - Thu, 21 May, 2015 2:13 PM EDT
  • Injury to keep Benneteau out of French

    PARIS (AP) -- Reigning French Open men's doubles champion Julien Benneteau is pulling out of this year's tournament because he has not fully recovered from a sports hernia. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 1:59 PM EDT
  • Nadal slumping, Djokovic French favorite

    Nadal slumping, Djokovic French favorite

    For years and years - a full decade, in fact - Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open the way no one had ever dominated any Grand Slam tennis tournament, winning 66 of 67 matches and collecting nine championships, including the last five in a row. This … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 1:48 PM EDT
  • Kerber cruises into Nuremberg semifinals

    Kerber cruises into Nuremberg semifinals

    NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) -- 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. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 1:25 PM EDT
  • 2015 FRENCH OPEN: Tournament at a glance

    A glance at the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament: … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 21 May, 2015 12:08 PM EDT
  • Vulnerable Nadal facing fight for claycourt crown

    Vulnerable Nadal facing fight for claycourt crown

    For the first time in nearly a decade Rafa Nadal, the undisputed king of clay, will walk into Roland Garros this weekend facing legitimate claims to his French Open crown. When he arrived in Paris a decade ago looking as though he had just bounded … More »

    Reuters - Thu, 21 May, 2015 11:03 AM EDT
  • David Letterman's final Top 10 list before retirement

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Top 10 list on David Letterman's final show before retirement on Wednesday, delivered by celebrities. The category was "Things I've Always Wanted to Say to Dave." … More »

    The Canadian Press - Wed, 20 May, 2015 10:48 PM EDT
  • Kyrgios withdraws from ATP event

    Kyrgios withdraws from ATP event

    Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has had another injury scare just days out from the French Open. … More »

    7News - Wed, 20 May, 2015 4:36 PM EDT
  • Top-seeded Wawrinka advances in Geneva

    GENEVA (AP) -- Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland outlasted Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of his home Geneva Open tournament on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 20 May, 2015 3:50 PM EDT
  • Keys survives scare in Strasbourg

    Keys survives scare in Strasbourg

    Top-seeded American Madison Keys rallied from one set and 5-0 down to beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (0) and reach the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International on Wednesday. On the brink of defeat, Keys took plenty of risks and … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 20 May, 2015 3:36 PM EDT
  • Top-seeded Simon withdraws in Nice

    Top-seeded Simon withdraws in Nice

    Top-seeded Gilles Simon of France withdrew from the Open de Nice on Wednesday, casting doubts over whether he will play at the French Open. Simon, who retired from his second-round match in Rome this month, said the pain in his upper back was ''too … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 20 May, 2015 3:32 PM EDT
  • Isner struggles into Nice quarters

    Isner struggles into Nice quarters

    Second-seeded John Isner hit 16 aces to reach the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice in a tight all-American contest with Steve Johnson on Tuesday. ''It was a pretty good match, I thought we both played pretty well,'' Isner said. ''In the third … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 20 May, 2015 1:47 AM EDT
  • World sports diary May 20 - June 16

    May 20 (Reuters) - World sports diary from May 20 - June 16 - - - - WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 SOCCER Premier League Arsenal v Sunderland ATHLETICS Beijing IAAF World Challenge meeting, China SOCCER Libertadores Cup quarter-finals, first leg - - - - … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 19 May, 2015 11:00 PM EDT
  • Cilic saves match point at Geneva Open

    GENEVA (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic saved a match point against 17-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev before winning 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-1 in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 19 May, 2015 3:53 PM EDT
  • Kerber, Vinci reach Nuremberg quarters

    Kerber, Vinci reach Nuremberg quarters

    NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) -- Second-seeded Angelique Kerber came from 5-1 down in the second set to beat Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Tuesday and reach the quarterfinals of the Nuremberg Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 19 May, 2015 3:27 PM EDT
  • Jankovic, Stosur advance in Strasbourg

    Jankovic, Stosur advance in Strasbourg

    Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Zheng Saisai on Tuesday. In a match that featured 11 breaks of serve, the 30-year-old Jankovic proved more consistent and came … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 19 May, 2015 2:42 PM EDT
  • Soderling hoping Nadal will lose at French Open

    Robin Soderling is sick of being the answer to a favourite quiz question, the one which asks who is the only player to beat nine-times champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open. Nadal boasts an incredible 66-1 record at the claycourt grand slam, … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 19 May, 2015 10:03 AM EDT
  • Bob Hewitt has bail extended

    A South African judge on Tuesday extended the bail of retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt, who intends to appeal his conviction for raping and sexually assaulting minors in the 1980s and 1990s. The postponement is to allow Hewitt's new … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 19 May, 2015 7:16 AM EDT
  • Supercar makers neglect women at their peril

    Supercar makers neglect women at their peril

    By Agnieszka Flak JONA, Switzerland (Reuters) - Supercar makers are like teenage boys at a high school dance, according to business consultant Belinda Parmar. "Any woman could drive those cars," said Sonja Heiniger, the Swiss owner of an Internet … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 19 May, 2015 6:30 AM EDT
  • Nadal no longer 'immovable' object in Paris, says Courier

    Nadal no longer 'immovable' object in Paris, says Courier

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Nine-times French Open champion Rafa Nadal will no longer be regarded as an "immovable obstacle" at Roland Garros this year, according to twice former winner Jim Courier. The American, who ruled the claycourt … More »

    Reuters - Tue, 19 May, 2015 3:51 AM EDT
  • Bellucci ousts Baghdatis at Geneva Open

    GENEVA (AP) -- Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci ousted seventh-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 18 May, 2015 3:52 PM EDT
  • Keys tops McHale, advances in Strasbourg

    STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Top-seeded American Madison Keys overcame an inconsistent serve to reach the second round of the Strasbourg International with a 6-4, 6-3 win against countrywoman Christina McHale on Monday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 18 May, 2015 2:43 PM EDT
  • Top-seeded Petkovic retires at Nuremberg

    Top-seeded Petkovic retires at Nuremberg

    NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) -- Top-seeded Andrea Petkovic retired with an injury during her opening match at the Nuremberg Cup on Monday, while fellow Germans Angelique Kerber and Sabine Lisicki advanced to the second round at the clay-court tournament. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 18 May, 2015 1:43 PM EDT
  • Johnson, Querrey win openers in Nice

    Johnson, Querrey win openers in Nice

    NICE, France (AP) -- American players Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey each won in straight sets Monday to reach the second round of the Open de Nice clay-court tournament. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 18 May, 2015 1:43 PM EDT
  • Former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape

    Former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt sentenced for rape

    The 15-time Grand Slam doubles champion is sentenced to six years in prison in South Africa … More »

    Busted Racquet - Mon, 18 May, 2015 12:33 PM EDT
  • Souza the loser against Sousa

    (Reuters) - Pity umpire Manuel Messina in the day's opening match on Court Central at the Geneva Open on Monday when Portugal's sixth seed Joao Sousa took on Brazil's Joao Souza. For the record, Sousa won the first meeting between the players with … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 18 May, 2015 10:23 AM EDT