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  • French Open: Venus Williams loses in 1st round to Sloane Stephens

    French Open: Venus Williams loses in 1st round to Sloane Stephens
    For the second time in three years, Venus Williams has lost in the first round at the French Open. Venus, who was beaten by younger sister Serena in the 2002 final, lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to the 40th-ranked Sloane Stephens, a 22-year-old up-and-coming...
  • 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."...
  • Under the weather, Sharapova advances to second round

    PARIS Defending champion Maria Sharapova, feeling drained by a virus after a 6-2, 6-4 first-round win Monday over Kaia Kanepi, was jeered off the court at the French Open when she failed to give a post-match interview. The second seed and two-time Roland...
  • 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...
  • On The Air Tuesday

    BASEBALL 6:30 p.m.: Altoona at Rock Cats. 1410 7 p.m.: Royals at Yankees. WCTX; Radio: 660, 97.9 7 p.m.: Nationals at Cubs. ESPN 7 p.m.: Phillies at Mets. SNY; Radio: 710 8 p.m.: Red Sox at Twins. NESN; Radio: 1080 10 p.m.: Braves at Dodgers....
  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut

    When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he'll be the first 17-year-old American man to play in the clay-court tournament since 1989, when Pete Sampras and Michael Chang did it. Chang beat Sampras...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 5/26 log (updated Monday AM)

    10:30 a.m.    Golf: NCAA women’s match-play team quarterfinals (in Bradenton, Fla.).--Golf 3:30 p.m.    Golf: NCAA women’s match-play team semifinals.--Golf 7 p.m.    Baseball: Washington at Chicago Cubs.--ESPN, Cox 11, MASN2 7 p.m.  ...
  • 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...
  • Swiss sweep amid security scare for Federer

    PARIS Swiss aces Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka made emphatic winning starts to their French Open campaigns on Sunday, a day marred by a minor security scare after the Federer win. Federer, the 2009 champion and only man besides Rafael Nadal to win...