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Tennis-Unseeded Groenefeld and Rojer lift Paris mixed doubles crown

Jun 5th 2014
PARIS, June 5 (Reuters) - Unseeded Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Dutchman Jean-Julien Rojer won the French Open mixed doubles title on Thursday.






Tennis-French Open mixed doubles final result

Jun 5th 2014
June 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the French Open Mixed Doubles Final on Thursday Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Jean-Julien Rojer (Germany/Netherlands) beat 8-Julia Goerges/Nenad Zimonjic (Germany/Serbia) 4-6 6-2 10-7






Tennis-Sharapova on verge of third Paris final in a row

Jun 5th 2014
PARIS, June 5 (Reuters) - Clay has long been Maria Sharapova's least favoured surface, but the Russian, who takes on Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday, is on the brink of reaching her third successive French Open final, a feat she has never achieved in the other grand slams.






WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Nadal and Murray beat fading light to set up semi-final

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - There is not much that spooks Rafa Nadal at the French Open but David Ferrer managed to do just that - for 49 bewitching minutes - before watching in despair as his fellow Spaniard turned into a man possessed to set up a semi-final with Andy Murray.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Murray in hurry to silence French roar

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Briton Andy Murray ended home hopes by beating Gael Monfils 6-4 6-1 4-6 1-6 6-0 in a race to beat the fading light in front of a roaring crowd on Wednesday to reach his first French Open semi-final since 2011.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Philosopher Petkovic finds zone to reach first slam semi

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - For a woman who admires 19th century philosophy, Andrea Petkovic says she did not need to think at all to reach her first grand slam semi-final on Wednesday.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Nadal devours Ferrer after shaky start to reach last four

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Defending champion Rafa Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury to reach the French Open semi-finals with a 4-6 6-4 6-0 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's all-Spanish final on Wednesday.






Tennis-I threw in the towel, says Ferrer after losing to Nadal

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - David Ferrer admitted he effectively 'threw in the towel' on the way to a 4-6 6-4 6-0 6-1 quarter-final defeat by defending champion Rafa Nadal at the French Open on Wednesday.

Tennis-French Open order of play on Thursday

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the 12th day of the French Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding, all matches semi-finals, play starts at 1300 GMT/9 AM ET):






Tennis-Murray snuffs out French hopes in Paris

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Briton Andy Murray ended home hopes by beating Gael Monfils 6-4 6-1 4-6 1-6 6-0 in front of a roaring crowd on Wednesday to reach his first French Open semi-final since 2011.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-French Open men's singles quarterfinal results

Jun 4th 2014
June 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Wednesday 7-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 23-Gael Monfils (France) 6-4 6-1 4-6 1-6 6-0 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat 5-David Ferrer (Spain) 4-6 6-4 6-0 6-1






Tennis-Nadal bitten, then devours Ferrer to reach last four

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Defending champion Rafa Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury to advance into the French Open semi-finals with a 4-6 6-4 6-0 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's final on Wednesday.






Tennis-Diminutive Halep has all the angles covered

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - So why not Simona Halep? After all, the diminutive Justine Henin won the French Open four times.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Halep eases into maiden grand slam semi-final in Paris

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Simona Halep, the wily Romanian fourth seed, outfoxed former French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-2 6-2 on Wednesday to reach her first grand slam semi-final.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-French Open women's doubles quarterfinal results

Jun 4th 2014
June 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Doubles Quarterfinal matches on Wednesday Garbine Muguruza Blanco/Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat 4-Kveta Peschke/Katarina Srebotnik (Czech Republic/Slovenia) 6-4 6-4 Lucie Hradecka/Michaella Krajicek (Czech Republic/Netherlands) beat 16-Marina Erakovic/Arantxa Parra Santonja (New Zealand/Spain) 7-5 6-3






UPDATE 1-Tennis-French Open mixed doubles semifinal results

Jun 4th 2014
June 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Mixed Doubles Semifinal matches on Wednesday Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Jean-Julien Rojer (Germany/Netherlands) beat 3-Yaroslava Shvedova/Bruno Soares (Kazakhstan/Brazil) 3-6 7-6(4) 10-5 8-Julia Goerges/Nenad Zimonjic (Germany/Serbia) beat Timea Babos/Eric Butorac (Hungary/United States) 6-2 6-2






Tennis-Halep eases into maiden grand slam semi-finals in Paris

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Romanian fourth seed Simona Halep outfoxed former French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-2 6-2 to reach her first grand slam semi-final on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-French Open women's singles quarterfinal results

Jun 4th 2014
June 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Wednesday 4-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 27-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-2 6-2 28-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat 10-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-2 6-2






Tennis-Petkovic reaches first slam semi-final in Paris

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Germany's Andrea Petkovic reached her first grand slam semi-final on Wednesday, thrashing 10th seed Sara Errani 6-2 6-2 after a lengthy rain delay at the French Open.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Play starts after rain delay at French Open

Jun 4th 2014
PARIS, June 4 (Reuters) - Play finally started at the French Open after torrential rain delayed the start of quarter-final action by almost three hours on day 11 of the French Open on Wednesday.