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Kvitova knocked out

Petra Kvitova's French Open comeback ended in the second round on Wednesday as she was knocked out in straight sets by American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The two-time Wimbledon champion was appearing in her first tournament since a horrifying knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic in December but lost 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/5).
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/31 23:38:39

Stosur blasts ‘crazy’ compatriot Court

Australia’s Samantha Stosur branded compatriot Margaret Court as “crazy” on Wednesday after the Grand Slam legend claimed “tennis is full of lesbians” and transgender children were the work of “the devil.”
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/31 23:33:41

Wawrinka into Round 2

Third seed Stan Wawrinka defeated Slovakian qualifier Jozef Kovalik 6-2, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 to reach the French Open second round on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/31 0:08:40

China's Peng suffers first-round exit in French Open

A total of five breaks handed Chinese women's tennis player Peng Shuai a first-round elimination from the 2017 French Open as she lost to Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-3, 6-1 in less than one hour here on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/30 21:24:29

Zhang moves into second round, defending champions taste easy victories at Roland Garros

China's top-ranked Zhang Shuai made comebacks in both sets to win 7-5, 6-4 against Donna Vekic to make into the second round, while her compatriot Zheng Saisai failed to shock the world No. 3 Karolina Pliskova due to her knee injury, losing 7-5, 6-2 here on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/30 7:25:51

Nadal starts quest for 10th French Open trophy with comfortable win

Rafael Nadal kicked off his campaign for a record 10th French Open trophy with an easy win of 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 against host player Benoit Paire under two hours in men's singles first round on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/30 6:37:48

Chance call led to Djokovic snaring Agassi

Novak Djokovic revealed Friday that a chance telephone call sparked his decision to hire US legend Andre Agassi as his new coach.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/26 23:58:39

Nadal targets 10th Open title

With the world’s top five filled for the first time by players over 30, Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard’s Grand Slam grip by capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/26 5:03:41

Azarenka gets wild card

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wild card into next month’s Mallorca Open as she gears up for a return to Wimbledon following the birth of her son last year.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/26 0:08:40

Wild card for Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world No.1 was granted a wild card by the organizers of the Toronto event on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/25 0:53:40

Halep ‘50/50’ for Open

World No.4 Simona Halep says she has only a “50/50” chance of being fit for the French Open after injuring her ankle during the Italian Open final last week in Rome.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/25 0:53:39

Injured Kvitova yet to make decision on French Open

Petra Kvitova will make a "last-minute decision" whether to compete in the French Open as she prepares a comeback five months after her playing hand was badly injured in a knife attack, her spokesman said on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/23 23:28:40

Zverev joins top 10 after Rome win

Germany's Alexander Zverev broke into the top 10 of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday a day after stunning world No.2 Novak Djokovic to win the Rome Masters. The 20-year-old Zverev claimed his maiden Masters 1000 title with a straight-set win over Djokovic.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Azarenka to return for Wimbledon

Former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka said Monday she will return earlier than planned to compete at Wimbledon in July, seven months after giving birth to son Leo.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/22 23:48:40

Svitolina stuns Halep in Rome

Elina Svitolina fought back from a set down to stun Simona Halep 4-6, 7-6, 6-1 and win her first Italian Open title at the Foro Italico in Rome on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/22 0:08:39

Sharapova confirmed to play in Birmingham grass court event

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been named as the first of seven main draw singles wild cards for this summer's British WTA grass court events organised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), organizers said on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/5/19 7:50:39

Nadal through to last 16

Rafael Nadal eased into the last 16 of the Italian Open on Wednesday when his second-round opponent Nicolas Almagro retired after sustaining a knee injury early in the first set.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/5/18 0:03:40

Maria Sharapova vows to ‘rise up again’

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she remains fully committed to making a successful comeback from her doping ban following a decision by the French Open to deny her a wild-card entry.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/5/18 0:03:39