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  • Sharapova wins French Open title

    Sharapova wins French Open title
    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final. Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title

    Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title
    Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once. She was two...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for ninth French Open title

    History both repeated itself and was made Sunday on the rust-red clay of Roland Garros. After 3 1/2 grueling hours, Novak Djokovic served trying to save championship point in the fourth set against Rafael Nadal, the undisputed king of the French Open....
  • Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances
    Avon announced via news release on Wednesday that tennis star Maria Sharapova — fresh off her win in this year's French Open — is the celebrity face of the company's new Luck fragrances for men and women, launching in October. It's...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

    Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
    Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
  • Serena, Venus Williams ousted in second round of French Open

    Venus and Serena Williams won't be playing each other in the third round of the French Open after all. In fact, the sisters won't be playing at all, after both of them were upset by little-known opponents in the second round Wednesday. Serena...
  • Donald Young advances at French Open

    Donald Young advances at French Open
    PARIS -- Another tennis player with Chicago ties advanced Thursday at the French Open when Donald Young beat 26th-seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 7-6(1), 6-3. Young is not related to fellow Chicago native Taylor Townsend, the 18-year-old who has...
  • Nadal, Ferrer, Murray cruise into third round at French Open

    Nadal, Ferrer, Murray cruise into third round at French Open
    PARIS - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, last year's runner-up David Ferrer and British star Andy Murray were easy second-round winners Thursday at the French Open. The world No. 1 Nadal whipped young rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on...
  • Chicagoan Taylor Townsend out of French Open

    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. Townsend, 18, was the youngest player since 2009 to reach the last 32 in Paris and, after a slow start,...
  • Nadal rolls into 4th round of French Open

    Nadal rolls into 4th round of French Open
    PARIS -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to defeat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday. The world No. 1, who is undefeated at Roland Garros since...
  • Murray wins French Open marathon

    Murray wins French Open marathon
    PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...