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French Open: Angelique Kerber and Rafael Nadal into quarterfinals

Angelique Kerber has reached the last eight at Roland Garros for the first time in six years, while Rafael Nadal has joined Alexander Zverev in the men’s quarterfinal. Elsewhere, Serena Williams withdrew injured.Germany’s Angelique Kerber followed her compatriot Alexander Zverev into the quarterfinals at Roland Garros after a straightforward 6-2, 6-3 victory over France’s Caroline …

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French Open: Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko crowned champion

A set and three games down, Jelena Ostapenko looked like she would lose in her first grand slam final. But the Latvian fought back in superb style to become the first unseeded woman to win at Roland Garros since 1933.Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian to win a grand slam title when she beat Romania’s …

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Dark horse Stan Wawrinka races towards French Open finishing line

All eyes are on Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal in the first semifinal. But experts at Roland Garros firmly believe that this could be Wawrinka’s year as he rapidly emerges from the shadow of the top four.That gesture of his. Unwitting opponents could interpret it as an insult. Or as a sign the guy had forgotten …

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French Open: Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in the professional era after a shock win against Caroline Wozniacki. The world number 47 will face Swiss Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday.Latvian Jelena Ostapenko’s dream run at the French Open continued as she stunned former world number one Caroline Wozniacki to reach …

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French Open: Murray and Halep cruise through

World number one Andy Murray eased into the quarterfinals at the clay grand slam by overpowering Karen Khachanov. Simona Halep looks favorite for the women’s title after dispatching Carla Suarez Navarro in just an hour.Whatever Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic can do, Andy Murray can match. A confident 6-3 6-4 6-4 win over Russia’s Karen …

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French Open: Nadal’s red hot form continues, Muguruza and Williams exit

Rafael Nadal’s blistering form continued as he beat Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets. Defeats for Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams mean there will be a first time Grand Slam champion in the women’s draw.Rafael Nadal continued his near-flawless form in his favorite tournament as he blitzed compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 in …

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French Open: Nadal almost perfect but Djokovic struggles

Rafael Nadal laid down a marker as he continued his march to a tenth French Open title with a stunning display against Nikoloz Basilazhvili. But things were less straightforward for Novak Djokovic, who needed five sets.Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal has advanced to the last 16 with a straight-sets victory in the third round. …

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French Open: Where the coaches are the real stars of the show

Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl and Toni Nadal: Perhaps the coaches are the most interesting stories a this year’s French Open. However, it’s unclear how much of a shelf life any of them will have.Roger is not there, neiher is Serena. Well actually she is, but she is pregnant, so she is in the stands watching …

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French Open: Plain sailing for Nadal and Djokovic, Muguruza edges through

French Open master Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic both sailed in to round 3 with straight sets wins on Wednesday. But things weren’t quite so straightforward for women’s champion Garbine Muguruza.Rafael Nadal remained on course for a 10th French open title with a regulation 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Robin Haase in the …

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French Open: Kerber draws Makarova, Nadal could face Djokovic in semis

None of the favorites has received an easy paths through to the finals at the French Open, but the draw has set up some interested potential matchups . The second Grand Slam of the season begins on the weekend.Friday’s French Open draw saw Germany’s Angelique Kerber matched up against the experienced Ekaterina Makarova in the …

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