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  • Williams beats Safarova in 3 sets at French for 20th major

    What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle for Serena Williams. After going up by a set and two breaks in the French Open final Saturday, she double-faulted away that lead. Then, suddenly, she trailed in the third set. As the tension...
  • Djokovic tops Murray in 5 sets to reach French Open final

    Novak Djokovic squeezed his eyes shut and raised both arms, a rather reserved celebration at the conclusion of his up-and-down, two-day, five-set French Open semifinal victory over Andy Murray. There's one more match for Djokovic to win if he's going...
  • Serena holds off Safarova for 20th Gram Slam crown; Djokovic outlasts Murray to reach final

    PARIS Serena Williams overcame an illness this week to win her 20th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2 defeat of Lucie Safarova at the French Open. Williams, down with influenza in the proceeding days and who skipped Friday training, struggled...
  • CIAC Girls Tennis State Tournament Seedings, Schedule

    Seedings and schedules for the three state high school girls tennis tournaments as announced by the CIAC: CLASS L Teams in the field: 28 Top four seeds: Glastonbury, Fairfield Ludlowe, Southington, Staples-Westport Qualifying Round—May...
  • The Latest: Dodig, Melo win French Open men's doubles title

    8:25 p.m. Third-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil won the French Open men's doubles final after beating top-seeded Americans Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5. After hitting the winner with a cross-court volley at the net,...
  • Maria Sharapova loses, Serena Williams advances at French Open

    Maria Sharapova loses, Serena Williams advances at French Open
    Defending champion Maria Sharapova's bid for a third French Open title in four years is over. Coughing between points on an overcast day, the second-seeded Sharapova was outplayed throughout a 7-6 (3), 6-4 loss to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech...
  • Djokovic-Murray French semi suspended; winner faces Wawrinka

    Novak Djokovic has waited and waited to win his first French Open title and complete a career Grand Slam, worrying about when — or perhaps even whether — he would get another chance after coming close in recent years. Now Djokovic must ponder...
  • Boys' Tennis: Sailors' Stalder on to semifinals

    Boys' Tennis: Sailors' Stalder on to semifinals
    SEAL BEACH — Leave it to the Newport Harbor High tennis program to turn the CIF Southern Section Individual boys' tennis tournament into a team event. Sailors senior Reese Stalder certainly felt the support Friday afternoon, when about 40 student-...
  • Billie Jean King: Caitlyn Jenner helps transgender tolerance

    Billie Jean King believes Caitlyn Jenner has given people clarity about transgender issues beyond the progress already made four decades after they shared the international sports spotlight. "The interview with then-Bruce Jenner, and now Caitlyn Jenner,...
  • Wawrinka reaches final; Djokovic-Murray match suspended in fourth set

    PARIS Novak Djokovic had his bid to reach the French Open final halted when his semifinal against Andy Murray was suspended by officials in the fourth set because of an approaching storm. Djokovic won the first two sets, but dropped the third as Murray...
  • The Latest: Heavy rain after French Open semifinal suspended

    8:55 p.m. The crowd was angry when Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray walked off center court midway through the fourth set of their French Open semifinal. The decision was taken to suspend play, with Djokovic leading 2-1 in sets and the score tied at 3-3...