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Ostapenko hungry for more

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko will head to Wimbledon as the sport's newest star, admitting that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for soccer and not tennis.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/12 0:13:39

Harrison, Venus lift first Grand Slam men's doubles trophy at French Open

Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus won their first Grand Slam title with a three-set victory in men's doubles final at the 2017 French Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/11 9:36:13

Ostapenko wins first Grand Slam trophy at 2017 French Open

Jelena Ostapenko won her maiden Grand Slam trophy at the 2017 French Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/11 7:37:44

Nadal sweeps Thiem, Wawrinka edges Murray in French Open men's semifinals

Rafael Nadal rode on his unstoppable run in his quest for the 10th success at Roland Garros as he beat Austrian promising star Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the semifinals, while Stan Wawrinka labored for the other final spot after edging top seed Andy Murray through a five-set thriller at the French Open in Paris on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/10 9:36:09

Bopanna, Dabrowski save match points, win maiden Grand Slam title

India's Rohan Bopanna and Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski saved two match points to claim their first Grand Slam title on Thursday with victory in the French Open mixed doubles final.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/8 23:53:40

Djokovic misses French Open semi-finals, Halep finishes epic comeback

Men's singles defending champion Novak Djokovic failed to make into the semifinals as he lost to Austrian promising star Dominic Thiem, while women's No. 3 seed Simona Halep took on a historic comeback to secure her place in last four at the 2017 French Open here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/8 8:49:29

Halep, Pliskova in semis

Simona Halep saved a match point and fought back from a set and 5-1 down to defeat Elina Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-0 on Wednesday to reach her second French Open semifinal.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/7 23:03:40

Thiem stuns Djokovic in straight sets

Dominic Thiem demolished defending champion Novak Djokovic in a stunning French Open upset on Wednesday, setting up a semifinal duel against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/7 23:03:40

Birthday girls to meet

French Open semifinalists Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko both celebrate their birthdays on Thursday but the Swiss star insists she’ll be happy to ruin the party for her close friend.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/7 22:58:39

Nadal into French Open semi-finals, Thiem dismantles titleholder Djokovic

The No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal moved a step closer to his 10th success at Roland Garros as his fellow Spanish Pablo Carreno Busta withdrew due to an injury after 51 minutes of play in the quarterfinals here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/7 20:32:51

History not in Nishikori’s mind

Kei Nishikori admitted he couldn’t remember last year’s US Open upset of Andy Murray after booking a quarterfinal rematch with the world No.1 at Roland Garros on Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/6 23:28:40

Emotional Murray in last 8 with 650th win

Andy Murray racked up his 650th career win to reach the French Open quarter­finals on Monday before paying an unscripted, emotional tribute to the victims of the London and Manchester terror attacks.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/6 0:03:39

Defending champion Muguruza dethroned, Nadal and Djokovic move forward at Roland Garros

Garbine Muguruza failed to defend her French Open title as the Spanish lost to local favorite Kristina Mladenovic in three sets in women's singles fourth round, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic swept into men's singles quarter-finals here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/5 9:17:06

Nadal motors into quarterfinals

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal surged into the French Open quarterfinals for a record-equaling 11th time on Sunday, while Caroline Wozniacki reached the last eight after ousting 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/4 23:38:40

China's Zheng, Xu make into women's doubles last 16 at Roland Garros

Chinese women's tennis players Zheng Saisai and Xu Yifan took on different paths to secure last 16 berths with their partners in the doubles event at the 2017 French Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/4 7:52:10

Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

Men's top seed Andy Murray and No. 3 seed Stan Wawrinka both withstood tense battles at the start to sweep over their opponents, booking last 16 berths at the 2017 French Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/4 7:50:41

Murray, Del Potro braced for latest epic

World No.1 Andy Murray and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro square off at the French Open on Saturday in the latest chapter of a thrilling rivalry.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:48:39

Del Potro shows sporting spirit

Juan Martin del Potro set up a potential French Open blockbuster against Andy Murray on Thursday after a heartfelt display of compassion toward a stricken rival.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/1 23:38:40