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PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - Former champion Ana Ivanovic battled wind, rain and tough Russian opponent Ekaterina Makarova to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open on Sunday, winning a weather-interrupted match 7-5 3-6 6-1.
PARIS, May 31 (Reuters) - If Frenchman Jeremy Chardy needed any extra motivation when he takes on Britain's Andy Murray in the last 16 of the French Open he will only have to cast his mind back a few weeks to Rome.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Serena Williams's survival instincts dug her out of trouble against a familiar foe on Saturday after Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray slapped down pesky Australian upstarts on day seven of the French Open.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Victoria Azarenka called for a "damn review" of tennis rules after falling foul of what she perceived to be a terrible umpiring decision in her French Open fourth-round defeat by Serena Williams.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Jack Sock flew the Stars and Stripes as the lone American male into the last 16 of the French Open after a convincing win against rising Croatian teenager Borna Coric on Saturday.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - For the first time since 1971, six French players will play the last 16 at their home slam after Richard Gasquet displayed admirable sang froid to down South African Kevin Anderson at Roland Garros on Saturday.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Listen closely and you can hear the difference, defending champion Rafa Nadal said on Saturday as the Spaniard continued his upsurge in form to reach the last 16 of the French Open.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray slapped down a pair of Australian upstarts at the French Open but Rafa Nadal showed he is still the man to beat as he powered into the last 16 of the French Open on Saturday.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal's attempt to win the French Open for a 10th time picked up pace with a 6-1 6-3 6-2 third round demolition of unseeded Russian Andrey Kuznetsov at Roland Garros on Saturday.
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic continued his smooth progress in his bid for a maiden French Open title with a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win over Australian prodigy Thanasi Kokkinakis to reach the fourth round on Saturday.