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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Djokovic vs. Murray in French Open semifinals suspended

    Djokovic vs. Murray in French Open semifinals suspended
    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...
  • Ill Serena Williams comes back again at French Open to reach final

    Ill Serena Williams comes back again at French Open to reach final
    PARIS -- At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult. With the temperature nearing 85 degrees, she pressed white towels filled with ice...
  • On The Fly: Path Opens For American Pharoah

    On The Fly: Path Opens For American Pharoah
    The Belmont is down to eight. Carpe Diem and The Truth Or Else won't run. That news bodes well for American Pharoah. No horse has won the Triple Crown facing more than seven horses in the Belmont. Citation in 1948 and Seattle Slew in 1977 each defeated...
  • Doris Hart dies at 89; tennis great won 3 Wimbledon titles in 1 day

    Doris Hart dies at 89; tennis great won 3 Wimbledon titles in 1 day
    Tennis great Doris Hart, who won each Grand Slam tournament at least once, and once won three Wimbledon titles in a single day, died Friday at her home in Coral Gables, Fla. She was 89. Her death was announced by the International Tennis Hall of Fame. A...
  • Maria Sharapova falls to Lucie Safarova at French Open

    Maria Sharapova falls to Lucie Safarova at French Open
    PARIS — 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...
  • Tennis career Grand Slam winner Doris Hart dies at 89

    Tennis career Grand Slam winner Doris Hart dies at 89
    MIAMI — Tennis great Doris Hart, who won each Grand Slam tournament at least once, and once won three Wimbledon titles in a single day, has died. Hart died Friday at home at the age of 89, the International Tennis Hall of Fame confirmed to The...
  • 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...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance at French Open

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance at French Open
    Novak Djokovic came through an injury scare Thursday and made his way into the third round at the French Open by beating Gilles Muller, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. The top-ranked Serb slipped near the end of the second set and needed treatment for several minutes on...