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Tennis-French Open order of play on Saturday

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Order of play on show courts on the seventh day of the French Open on Saturday (all matches third round, times GMT, prefix numbers denote seedings):






UPDATE 8-Tennis-French Open men's singles results

May 29th 2015
May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles matches on Friday Round 3 13-Gael Monfils (France) beat 21-Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) 4-6 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 6-3 14-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Pablo Andujar (Spain) 7-6(3) 6-4 6-3 4-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-1 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 12-Gilles Simon (France) beat Nicolas Mahut (France) 6-2 6-7(6) 6-7(6) 6-3 6-1 8-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Steve Johnson






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sharapova advances with advice for prodigies

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova knows the pitfalls of being a prodigy and after easing into the fourth round at Roland Garros on Friday the seasoned grand slam champion offered some sage advice to the new generation in women's tennis.






Tennis-Suarez Navarro is latest favourite to fall in Paris

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - In-form Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro became the latest fancied player to exit the women's singles at the French Open when she lost to Italian Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-4 on Friday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Routine for some, but Cornet's joy is unconfined

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova made smooth progress into the last 16 of the French Open and Alize Cornet celebrated as if she had won the title as she led a home charge at Roland Garros on Friday.






UPDATE 7-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 3 results

May 29th 2015
May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 28-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) beat 8-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 6-3 6-4 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 26-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 6-3 6-4 21-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat 11-Angelique Kerber (Germany) 4-6 6-2 6-2 13-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat 20-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 6-3 7-6(2) 9-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) beat Elena Vesnina (Russia) 6-2 6-4






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Smooth Federer ends Dzumhur's dream day

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - For Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur it was the day he had dreamed of while for Roger Federer it was just another day at the office.






Tennis-Federer dismayed by FIFA scandal

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Switzerland's favourite sporting son Roger Federer expressed his disappointment over the corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA on Friday.






Tennis-Sharapova passes Stosur test to ease into fourth round

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Defending French Open champion Maria Sharapova passed her first serious test with flying colours, dismissing Australian 26th seed Samantha Stosur 6-3 6-4 to reach the last 16 on Friday.






Tennis-Gasquet survives fearful brush with a pigeon

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet probably feared defeat in his French Open second-round five-set thriller against Argentine Carlos Berlocq.






Tennis-Cornet reaches last eight sparking wild celebrations

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - The pressure is so high on French women at Roland Garros that a third-round win can be celebrated like a final victory, as Alize Cornet demonstrated wildly on Friday.






Tennis-Federer moves smoothly into fourth round at Roland Garros

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Roger Federer continued his smooth progress at the French Open on Friday with a straightforward 6-4 6-3 6-2 defeat of Bosnian Damir Dzumhur to reach the fourth round.






Tennis-Cornet through as French mount charge at Roland Garros

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Alize Cornet reached the fourth round at Roland Garros for the first time on Friday, hoping to lead a wave of Les Blues into the last 16 at their home tournament.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Ivanovic hurries into French Open last 16

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic's French Open campaign picked up momentum when the former champion raced into the fourth round with a 6-0 6-3 demolition of Croatian Donna Vekic on Friday.






Tennis-Ivanovic hurries into French Open last 16

May 29th 2015
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Former champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia raced into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-0 6-3 demolition of Croatian Donna Vekic on Friday.






Tennis-Coric happy to sacrifice tiramisu on journey to the top

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Borna Coric would like to eat a tiramisu, perhaps even explore some of Paris's night spots like most 18-year-olds, but what the Croatian really wants is to become the best player in the world.






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Serena escapes as women's seeds continue to fall

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - The pre-tournament shortlist of favourites for the French Open women's crown continued to shrink and for a while on Thursday it looked as though top seed, Serena Williams, would also vanish.






Tennis-Tomic overshadowed by new Aussie young gun Kokkinakis

May 28th 2015
PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Australian men's tennis relied too heavily for years on former world number one Lleyton Hewitt but suddenly the traditional heavyweight nation in the sport is awash with young trail-blazers.






UPDATE 15-Tennis-French Open men's singles round 2 results

May 28th 2015
May 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 15-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) 5-7 6-4 6-4 6-4 Jack Sock (U.S.) beat Pablo Carreno (Spain) 6-7(2) 7-6(4) 6-1 7-6(4) 7-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver (Spain) 6-3 6-2 6-1 Borna Coric (Croatia) beat 18-Tommy Robredo (Spain) 7-5 3-6 6-2 4-6 6-4 Simone Bolelli (Italy) beat 31-Viktor Troicki (Serbia)






UPDATE 15-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 2 results

May 28th 2015
May 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) beat 32-Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 0-6 6-1 6-4 Kristina Mladenovic (France) beat Danka Kovinic (Montenegro) 6-3 7-5 Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Heather Watson (Britain) 6-2 6-4 23-Timea Bacsinszky (Switzerland) beat Tereza Smitkova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-0 Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) beat Denisa Allertova (Czech Re