Men's tennis

Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Norway's Casper Ruud during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 31, 2019 - 11:28 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Roger Federer's 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8) win over Casper Ruud, a player whose father was in the draw when the 20-time major champion made his French Open debut in 1999. Federer became the first...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Magda Linette in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
May 30, 2019 - 2:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for a relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in the French Open's second round — until everything started to fall apart for her. Halep dropped four games in a row to blow...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2019, file photo, Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, kisses her trophy after defeating Angelique Kerber, of Germany, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif. Andreescu, 18, is seeded at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time at the 2019 French Open, where play begins Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 29, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Bianca Andreescu, the No. 22 seed from Canada, has withdrawn ahead of her second-round match against Sofia Kenin at the French Open due to a right shoulder injury. Andreescu, who won the Indian Wells title in March, also missed...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo in two sets, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 29, 2019 - 7:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Former champion Garbine Muguruza and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens both posted straight-set wins Wednesday to reach the third round of the French Open. On a sunny morning in the French capital, Muguruza beat Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Seeded 19th this...
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Croatia's Ivo Karlovic clenches his fist after scoring a point against Spain's Feliciano Lopez during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. When 40-year-old Karlovic and 37-year-old Lopez played each other at the French Open on Tuesday, it marked a record for combined age between opponents at Roland Garros in the Open Era. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 28, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — Midnight gym sessions were the key to Ivo Karlovic's French Open preparations. For a 40-year-old with two kids to look after, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. was the only time that Karlovic could get away to work on his fitness. The late-night work paid off when Karlovic produced a 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-7...
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Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro celebrates winning his first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Chile's Nicolas Jarry in four sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 28, 2019 - 10:03 am
PARIS (AP) — Nursing himself back to health and winning a match at the French Open: For Juan Martin del Potro, that combination is an achievement in itself. Playing Grand Slam tennis for the first time since fracturing his right knee last year, the ninth-ranked del Potro is into the second round of...
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Germany's Yannick Hanfmann plays a shot against Spain's Rafael Nadal during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2019 - 2:41 pm
PARIS (AP) — Like so many others who have faced Rafael Nadal, Yannick Hanfmann thought he had a plan. Until, that is, tennis' greatest clay-court player dismantled it stroke by stroke on the red dirt where he has won 11 French Open titles. "After the first two sets, you're thinking like, 'Damn,'"...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. screams after scoring a point against Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2019 - 2:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made the miscue so bothersome? She'd already dropped the first set against 83rd-ranked Vitalia...
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The new Simonne Mathieu court is seen as Spain's Garbine Muguruza serves against Taylor Townsend of the U.S. during their first round matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 26, 2019 - 10:51 am
PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants, the Court Simonne Mathieu saw its first French Open match on Sunday, a triumph for tournament organizers who overcame...
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A gardener waters tropical plants in the greenhouses that surround the new Simonne Mathieu court prior to the first round matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
May 26, 2019 - 5:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:50 a.m. Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garros. The airy, sunken arena with two tiers of seating and surrounded on all four sides by steamy tropical...
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