Murray sets up semi clash with Wawrinka

/ Jun 2, 2016

Murray sets up semi clash with Wawrinka

Entertaining as his French Open quarterfinal might have been, Andy Murray hardly enjoyed the experience. “When you’re out there,” Murray said, “I personally find it quite stressful.” You don’t say? Yelling at his entourage and muttering to himself, the No. 2-seeded Murray alternated between ...

Djokovic passes $100 million mark at French Open

/ Jun 1, 2016

Djokovic passes $100 million mark at French Open

Novak Djokovic had 100 million reasons to celebrate reaching the French Open quarterfinals on Wednesday — albeit two days later than expected — as players made a mad dash to clear the fourth-round backlog created by the fickle Parisian weather. The Serbian world No. ...

Radwanska loses as rain continues to wreak havoc

/ Jun 1, 2016

Radwanska loses as rain continues to wreak havoc

Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open. Two, even. And both involved surprises. Two of the top half-dozen seeded women lost within minutes of each other, with No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 6 ...

Nishikori falls short in Paris

/ May 30, 2016

Nishikori falls short in Paris

Kei Nishikori was bundled out of the French Open in the fourth round Sunday, losing to Frenchman Richard Gasquet in a rain-hit four setter, 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 at Roland Garros. “I was missing too much. I couldn’t really get my feeling today. And ...

Serena edges Mladenovic in third round

/ May 29, 2016

Serena edges Mladenovic in third round

Serena Williams was ahead, yes, but hardly at her best, when claps of thunder and a heavy downpour interrupted her third-round French Open match at a critical juncture. During what turned out to be a delay of more than 2½ hours right before a ...

Nishikori beats Verdasco in thriller

/ May 28, 2016

Nishikori beats Verdasco in thriller

Kei Nishikori won a riveting five-set duel against Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco on Friday to advance to the fourth round of the French Open. In his second five-setter of the year, Nishikori, who is No. 6 in the world rankings, defeated the 52nd-ranked Spaniard ...

Serena, Venus advance to next round in Paris

/ May 27, 2016

Serena, Venus advance to next round in Paris

First it was Serena Williams’ turn to overpower an opponent 6-2, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Shortly after that was over Thursday, her older sister Venus entered the very same French Open arena and won by the very same score. A bit like old ...

Nishikori, Osaka move on at French Open

/ May 25, 2016

Nishikori, Osaka move on at French Open

Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka both advanced to the third round at the French Open on Wednesday. Nishikori, ranked sixth in the world and seeded fifth at Roland Garros, rolled past Russian world No. 40 Andrey Kusnetsov 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. The 18-year-old Osaka, ranked ...