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Tennnis-Order of play at French Open on Saturday

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Following is the order of play on the three show courts for the seventh day of the French Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding, all third round matches, play starts at 0900 GMT, 5 am ET):






UPDATE 1-Sharapova inflicts first double bagel in Paris on Ormaechea

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova inflicted the first "double bagel" of the French Open when she beat unseeded Argentine Paula Ormaechea 6-0 6-0 in the third round on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Everything falling into place for Federer in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Although he struggled at times to reach the fourth round with a 7-5 6-7(7) 6-2 6-4 win over Russian Dmitry Tursunov on Friday, Roger Federer believes the stars are aligning for him at the French Open.






Tennis-Sharapova inflicts double bagel on Ormaechea

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova inflicted the first "double bagel" of the French Open when she beat unseeded Argentine Paula Ormaechea 6-0 6-0 in the third round on Friday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Townsend's amazing week in Paris ends in third round

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - American Taylor Townsend's "amazing week" in Paris ended in defeat on Friday when she was knocked out of the French Open by Carla Suarez Navarro.






Tennis-Play interrupted by rain at French Open

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Third-round action was interrupted by rain at the French Open on Friday.






Tennis-Djokovic drops set but advances into fourth round in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - World No.2 Novak Djokovic overcame a minor scare to beat Croatian 25th seed Marin Cilic 6-3 6-2 6-7(2) 6-4 and advance into the fourth round of the French Open on Friday.






Tennis-Federer sees off Tursunov to reach last 16 in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Roger Federer survived a second-set hiccup to beat Dimitry Tursunov of Russia 7-5 6-7(7) 6-2 6-4 on Friday and reach the French Open fourth round.

Tennis-Gulbis on last-chance train to Paris redemption

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - It is seven years since Ernests Gulbis won through to the fourth round of a grand slam and he knows he has no one else to blame but himself.

Tennis-American teenager Townsend beaten by Suarez Navarro

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - American teenager Taylor Townsend's run at the French Open was stopped by Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-2 6-2 in the third round on Friday.






Tennis-Second mother Evert helps young Croatian into French Open last 16

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - With Chris Evert as her second mother, it is no surprise that Ajla Tomljanovic kept her cool to reach the last 16 of the French Open on Friday.






Tennis-Israel's Glushko seeks sponsor after surprise run in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) – Julia Glushko hopes her success in reaching the third round of the French Open could lead to sponsorship opportunities in her native Israel.






Tennis-Radwanska loses as women's draw opens up further in Paris

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - The French Open women's draw opened up further on Friday when third seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was knocked out 6-4 6-4 by unseeded Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round.






Tennis-Federer cherishes perfect point in 2008 Wimbledon final

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Of all the perfect points Roger Federer has played in his stellar career, the 17-times grand slam champion singled out one from possibly one of his harshest defeats - the 2008 Wimbledon final.






Tennis-Djokovic bid for missing grand slam gathers pace vs Cilic

May 30th 2014
PARIS, May 30 (Reuters) - Second seed Novak Djokovic tackles Croatia's Marin Cilic in the third round of the French Open on Friday as his attempt to win the only grand slam title to elude him gathers pace.






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

May 29th 2014
May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 24-Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) 4-6 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4 6-3 23-Gael Monfils (France) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) 7-6(4) 6-4 6-1 14-Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-3 6-4 7-6(2) 12-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Carlos Berlocq (Argentina) 7-6(5) 6-4 6-4 Jack Sock (U.S.) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 7-5 6-4 6-2






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Nadal masters young apprentice, Murray hits form

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal provided a claycourt lesson for one of the game's young apprentices at the French Open when he crushed rising Austrian Dominic Thiem with a masterly display to reach the third round on Thursday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray giving nothing away, on or off court

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Andy Murray's post-match press conference at the French Open on Thursday turned into a who's who of tennis greats as he was again quizzed about who will be his next coach in the wake of his split with Ivan Lendl.






UPDATE 16-Tennis-French Open women's singles round 2 results

May 29th 2014
May 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the French Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 11-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 7-5 6-2 4-Simona Halep (Romania) beat Heather Watson (Britain) 6-2 6-4 5-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) 6-4 6-4 26-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) beat Teliana Pereira (Brazil) 6-2 7-5






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Top guns are on the way out, but not yet - Nadal

May 29th 2014
PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and the other members of the "big four" know that a new band of brash youngsters are on the horizon, but the Spaniard showed on Thursday they will not be handing over the keys to the game's trophy cabinet just yet.