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  • Nishikori loses in 5 sets in French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — Kei Nishikori rallied from two sets down against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, but his bid to become the first Japanese man to reach the semifinals of the French Open in 82 years fell just…

  • Federer loses to pal Wawrinka in Paris; Tsonga into semis

    PARIS (AP) — Stumbling on his way to the net, Roger Federer dropped his racket and fell to his knees on the red clay. Hardly the sort of grace and precision the world has come…

  • The Latest: Tournament director says 1 person hurt by panel

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 9:15 p.m. Tournament director Gilbert Ysern says one person was injured by the 3-meter-long (about 9-feet-long) metal panel that fell off a giant television screen…

  • French Open-French Men’s Semifinalists

    Open Era (1968-present) 1970 — Georges Goven: lost to Jan Kodes 1972 — Patrick Proisy: beat Manuel Orantes, lost to Andres Gimeno 1974 — Francois Jauffret: lost to Manual Orantes 1983 — Yannick Noah: beat…

  • 2008 champion Ivanovic back in semifinals at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Ana Ivanovic lost her opening match to a 78th-ranked Russian qualifier in her final warm-up tournament before the French Open, so she had low expectations when she packed her bags for Paris.…

  • The Latest: Tsonga tells fans he loves them after close win

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 8:15 p.m. “Roland, je t’aime,” wrote Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on the red clay, using the sole of his right shoe. Then he got down on the…

  • The Latest: Tsonga tells fans he loves them after close win

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 8:15 p.m. “Roland, je t’aime,” wrote Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on the red clay, using the sole of his right shoe. Then he got down on the…

  • French Open-Rafael Nadal vs. Opponents

    Rafael Nadal’s record vs. all opponents at the French Open: Won-Lost: 70-1 (.986) Novak Djokovic 6-0 Roger Federer 5-0 Nicolas Almagro 4-0, David Ferrer 4-0, Lleyton Hewitt 4-0 Robin Soderling 3-1 Thomaz Bellucci 2-0, Ivan…

  • Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic Clay Comparison

    Wednesday No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 6 Rafael Nadal Djokovic Nadal Age 28 29 Height 6-2 6-1 Weight 176 188 Rank 1 7 French Open Titles - 9 Career Titles-Clay 11 46 2015 Titles-Clay…

  • Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic Head-to-Head

    Nadal leads 23-20 2006 French Open, clay-outdoor, QF, Nadal, 6-4, 6-4, retired. 2007 Indian Wells Masters, hard-outdoor, F, Nadal, 6-2, 7-5. 2007 Miami Masters, hard-outdoor, QF, Djokovic, 6-3, 6-4. 2007 Rome Masters, clay-outdoor, QF, Nadal,…

  • French Open Head-to-Heads

    Women’s Semifinals Thursday No. 7 Ana Ivanovic vs. No. 13 Lucie Safarova Safarova leads 5-3 2007 Los Angeles, hard-outdoor, R16, Ivanovic, 6-2, 6-2. 2008 French Open, clay-outdoor, R64, Ivanovic, 6-1, 6-2. 2009 Toronto, hard-outdoor, R32,…

  • French Open Road

    Men Novak Djokovic (1) First Round — def. Jarkko Nieminen, 6-2, 7-5, 6-2. Second Round — def. Gilles Muller, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Third Round — def. Thanasi Kokkinakis, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Fourth Round — def.…

  • French Open Results

    Tuesday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals Stan Wawrinka (8), Switzerland, def. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Women Quarterfinals Ana Ivanovic (7), Serbia,…

  • French Open Results

    Tuesday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Quarterfinals Stan Wawrinka (8), Switzerland, def. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Women Quarterfinals Ana Ivanovic (7), Serbia,…

  • French Open Lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal renew rivalry in QF

    PARIS (AP) — Maybe it’s because Novak Djokovic was only 19 at the time, young and full of bravado. Or perhaps it’s because he simply was saying aloud what he certainly hoped, but couldn’t be…