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Serena Williams survives second-round French Open scare

Williams had to rally after dropping the first set to Anna-Lena Friedsam at Roland Garros.
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Williams survives Friedsam scare

Serena Williams was given a real scare en route to her three-set victory over Anna-Lena Friedsam at the French Open.
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Nadal builds momentum with Almagro success

Rafael Nadal looked on course to rediscover his best form as he saw off compatriot Nicolas Almagro in straight sets at Roland Garros.
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Nishikori through at Roland Garros after Becker withdrawal

Benjamin Becker's French Open came to a premature end due to a shoulder injury, handing fifth seed Kei Nishikori a bye to round four.
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Wozniacki looks to Wimbledon amid continued clay woes

After bowing out of the French Open, Caroline Wozniacki remains determined to end her clay hoodoo while also focusing on Wimbledon.
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Fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki bows out at French Open

Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki bowed out of the French Open in straight sets to Julia Goerges at Roland Garros.
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Kvitova holds off Soler-Espinosa to make third round

Petra Kvitova was taken to three sets by Silvia Soler-Espinosa at Roland Garros but held firm to move into the third round.
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Wozniacki bows out to stubborn Goerges

Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki bowed out of the French Open in straight sets to Julia Goerges at Roland Garros.
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Federer plays down outburst

Swiss second seed Roger Federer walked off the court happy with his efforts, despite an outburst of frustration in the third set in Paris.
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Federer welcomes tennis globalisation ahead of clash with Bosnia's Dzumhur

Having set up a French Open clash with Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer is delighted to see tennis thriving in new countries.
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Berdych progresses at Stepanek's expense

In an all-Czech affair, Tomas Berdych beat Radek Stepanek to reach the third round of the French Open.
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Straight-sets win sees Nishikori into round three

Despite treatment on a thumb injury late on, Kei Nishikori registered a 7-5 6-4 6-4 win over Thomaz Bellucci at the French Open.
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Federer overcomes battling Granollers

Marcel Granollers put in a creditable performance but could not cause a French Open upset against Roger Federer.
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Enjoyment the key for Ivanovic

Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic said she tries to enjoy the sport, after climbing to the pinnacle so early in her career.
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Halep: I worked too hard

Following her French Open exit, Simona Halep claims she may have worked too hard in training.
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Halep crashes out to familiar foe in round two

Having made it all the way to the final in 2014, Simona Halep was eliminated from the French Open second round on Wednesday.
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Halep suffers shock defeat, Sharapova cruises through

Third seed and 2014 French Open finalist Simona Halep suffered a shock defeat to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.
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Williams racks up another landmark, Sharapova progresses

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova both secured safe passages into the semi-finals of the WTA Madrid Open on Thursday.
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Azarenka lets Williams off the hook in Madrid

Top seed Serena Williams was given a huge scare in her three-set win over Victoria Azarenka at the Madrid Open.
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Kerber beats Wozniacki to win Stuttgart title

It has been a week to remember for Angelique Kerber, who beat Caroline Wozniacki in three sets to triumph in the Tennis Grand Prix final.
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