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WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Triumphant Wawrinka dashes Djokovic's Paris dream

Jun 8th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - As his blazing backhand skidded off from inside the baseline, Stanislas Wawrinka sent his racket rocketing skywards after dashing Novak Djokovic's French Open dreams with a victory barely anyone expected on Sunday.






Tennis-Great shots, crazy shorts -- Wawrinka's Roland Garros legacy

Jun 8th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Forget the breathtaking backhands, formidable forehands and astonishing aces that Stanislas Wawrinka produced during his magnificent run to the French Open title -- it was his bizarre red and white checked shorts that stole the limelight on Sunday.






Tennis-Great shots, crazy shorts -- Wawrinka's Roland Garros legacy

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Forget the breathtaking backhands, formidable forehands and astonishing aces that Stanislas Wawrinka produced during his magnificent run to the French Open title -- it was his bizarre red and white checked shorts that stole the limelight on Sunday.






WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Triumphant Wawrinka dashes Djokovic's Paris dream

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - As his blazing backhand skidded off from inside the baseline, Stanislas Wawrinka sent his racket rocketing skywards after dashing Novak Djokovic's French Open dreams with a victory barely anyone expected on Sunday.






Tennis-Djokovic falls at Paris final hurdle again

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Ending Rafa Nadal's Roland Garros reign was not enough for Novak Djokovic to win the French Open as the world number one suffered his third defeat in the final of the claycourt grand slam on Sunday.






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Inspired Wawrinka tames Djokovic to win French Open

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - There were no jeers this time as Swiss Stan Wawrinka defied the odds to win the French Open with a courageous 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 victory over world number one Novak Djokovic in an enthralling final on Sunday.






FACTBOX-Tennis-French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka

Jun 7th 2015
Paris, June 6 (Reuters) - Factbox on Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka after he beat Novak Djokovic 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 to win his first French Open title on Sunday:






FACTBOX-Tennis-French Open final statistics

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Statistics for the French Open final between Swiss eighth seed Stan Wawrinka and top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Sunday:






Tennis-List of French Open men's singles champions

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - List of men's singles champions at the French Open: 2015 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beats Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 2014 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 3-6 7-5 6-2 6-4 2013 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat David Ferrer (Spain) 6-3 6-2 6-3 2012 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5 2011 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 7-5 7-6 5-7 6-1 2010 Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Robin Soderling (Sweden) 6-4 6-2 6-






Tennis-Wawrinka beats Djokovic to win French Open

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Swiss Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 to win the French Open on Sunday.






Tennis-French Open men's singles final result

Jun 7th 2015
June 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the French Open Men's Singles Final on Sunday 8-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4






Tennis-Safarova teams up with Mattek-Sands to win doubles

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - Lucie Safarova made sure she left Roland Garros with at least one winner's trophy after the Czech left-hander and Bethanie Mattek-Sands won the women's doubles title on Sunday.






Tennis-French Open crowds must be educated

Jun 7th 2015
PARIS, June 7 (Reuters) - The French Open crowds must be educated in order to avoid a repeat of the boos directed at Swiss Stan Wawrinka when he played against home players, the tournament director said on Sunday.






Tennis-French Open women's doubles final result

Jun 7th 2015
June 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the French Open Women's Doubles Final on Sunday 7-Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Lucie Safarova beat 12-Casey Dellacqua/Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6 6-4 6-2






Tennis-Forget calendar slam, Williams eyes second Serena Slam

Jun 6th 2015
PARIS, June 6 (Reuters) - Serena Williams is a five-times Wimbledon champion but the American surprisingly declared on Saturday that she has "never really liked grass".






WRAPUP 3-Tennis-No stopping Serena as she hoists 20th major trophy

Jun 6th 2015
PARIS, June 6 (Reuters) - Nothing, absolutely nothing could stop Serena Williams winning her 20th grand slam singles title and the American joyously bounced around in delight as she hoisted the glistening French Open trophy on Saturday.






Tennis-Dodig and Melo beat Bryans to land maiden major in Paris

Jun 6th 2015
PARIS, June 6 (Reuters) - Croatia's Ivan Dodig and Brazilian Marcelo Melo clinched their maiden grand slam title by defeating brothers Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-5 in the French Open doubles final on Saturday.






Tennis-French Open men's doubles final result

Jun 6th 2015
June 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the French Open Men's Doubles Final on Saturday 3-Ivan Dodig/Marcelo Melo (Croatia/Brazil) beat 1-Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (U.S.) 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-5






WRAPUP 2-Tennis-No stopping Serena as she hoists 20th major trophy

Jun 6th 2015
PARIS, June 6 (Reuters) - Nothing, absolutely nothing could stop Serena Williams from completing the magnificent TWO-O on Saturday and the American joyously bounced around as she hoisted a grand slam singles trophy for the 20th time with victory at the French Open.






Tennis-New beginning for Safarova after Paris powershow

Jun 6th 2015
PARIS, June 6 (Reuters) - It took Lucie Safarova 40 attempts to contest a grand slam final but her French Open performance suggested the Czech should not have to wait too long before reaching that level again.