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PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Lucie Safarova and her firecracker forehand proved a potent weapon at the French Open on Tuesday as the Czech bulldozed her way into the semi-finals with a 7-6 (3) 6-3 win over Spain's Garbine Muguruza.
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Former champion Ana Ivanovic was at her brilliant, aggressive best as the seventh seed swept aside Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-3 6-2 on Tuesday to storm into the French Open semi-finals.
PARIS, June 2 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic did not want it, Rafa Nadal was dreading it but fans will be transfixed when the world's two best claycourters face off in a seismic French Open quarter-final on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE, June 2 (Reuters) - Thai trailblazer Tamarine Tanasugarn is well prepared for life after tennis having completed a law degree but retirement talk remains on hold while the 38-year-old chases more success on the court rather than in one.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - It should have been the final, it should have had a presentation ceremony at the end -- yet the only prize up for grabs for Rafa Nadal or Novak Djokovic is a semi-final place at the French Open.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - A cold chill circulated around Maria Sharapova as the title holder was frozen out of the French Open on Monday but there was no stopping Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal from blazing a trail towards a scorching showdown.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - With a monster clash against claycourt machine Rafa Nadal looming, Novak Djokovic wasted no time in executing an awe-inspiring demolition of Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-1 6-2 6-3 on Monday to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Serena Williams has been living on the edge at the French Open and once again on Monday she survived, huffing and puffing into the quarter-finals with a 1-6 7-5 6-3 win over fellow American Sloane Stephens.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic demolished Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-1 6-2 6-3 in an awe-inspiring performance at the French Open on Monday to set up a much-anticipated quarter-final clash with Rafa Nadal.
PARIS, June 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer polished off Gael Monfils without eating too far into his energy reserves on Monday, knowing he will need everything in his tank to face fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka in Tuesday's French Open quarter-final.