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  • Novak Djokovic bumps Rafael Nadal out as man to beat at French Open

    Novak Djokovic bumps Rafael Nadal out as man to beat at French Open
    For years and years — a full decade, in fact — Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open the way no one had ever dominated any Grand Slam tennis tournament, winning 66 of 67 matches and collecting nine championships, including the last five in a row....
  • Easy start for Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic at French Open

    PARIS -- If anyone at the French Open needed a reminder, Novak Djokovic was on court to show what champions are made of. Returning to Roland Garros a year after he lost in the final to Rafael Nadal, the Serb posted a convincing 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 victory...
  • Riverdale's Frances Tiafoe, 17, loses in straight sets in first round of French Open

    Riverdale's Frances Tiafoe, 17, loses in straight sets in first round of French Open
    As the first 17-year-old American man in the French Open since Michael Chang won the 1989 title, Frances Tiafoe learned a valuable lesson from a straight-set loss in his Grand Slam debut. "I need," Tiafoe said with a chuckle, "to get a lot better."...
  • Venus Williams Ousted From French Open By Sloane Stephens

    Venus Williams Ousted From French Open By Sloane Stephens
    PARIS (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open on Tuesday, Sloane Stephens, is making a concerted effort, at her...
  • Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens

    A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open on Tuesday, Sloane Stephens, is making a concerted effort, at her coach's behest, to focus...
  • Roger Federer unhappy after fan rushes court at French Open

    Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory Sunday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major champion right there on the main stadium court in search of the most...
  • The Latest: French Open loses 4 seeds on Day 1

    8:22 p.m. Seeded players, for the most part, earned their crust by living up to expectations on Day 1 of the French Open. Just four of the 17 seeds — two men and two women — in action Sunday failed to advance to the second round. The last to...
  • Nadal's hold on French Open throne in doubt

    The French Open begins Sunday with a highly unusual story line. Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal, the King of Clay, the Spaniard who has won 66 of his past 67 matches on Roland Garros' famed red dirt, enters the tournament as an underdog. No, that is not...
  • Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Bills' GM says Tyrod Taylor will get some first-team reps at QB

    Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Bills' GM says Tyrod Taylor will get some first-team reps at QB
    NFL: Tyrod Taylor will get some first-team repetitions during offseason practices with his new team, Buffalo, Bills general manager Doug Whaley confirmed on a story on rotoworld.com. Taylor, a former Hampton High and Virginia Tech standout quarterback...
  • Saturday UPDATE: High school tennis conference and regional tournament pairings

    Boys tennis PENSOUTH CONFERENCE 10 INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT (resuming Tuesday, May 26, at Huntington Park): Schools: Gloucester, Great Bridge, Hickory, Indian River, Menchville, Warwick (Hampton has no team). Singles First round: Matt Strehle (1,...
  • Tennis roundup: Samantha Stosur wins Strasbourg International

    Tennis roundup: Samantha Stosur wins Strasbourg International
    Third-seeded Samantha Stosur rallied to beat Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International in France on Saturday, claiming her first title of the year. The 26th-ranked Stosur, a former French Open runner-up, is returning...