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# french open

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# Wrap
Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses
The world number one comfortably defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.
# Wrap
Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion
Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens will face Johanna Konta for a place in the semi-finals of the French Open after defeating Garbine Muguruza.
# under the weather
'There was a weight on me' - Top seed on stress-induced headaches after French Open exit
Naomi Osaka lost out to Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the tournament at Roland Garros.
# masterful
Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open
Meanwhile, Rafa Nadal survived a blip on his way to a fourth round berth.
# battle hardened
Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.
# 12 calling
Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail
Nadal is on the hunt for a record-extending 12th French Open title.
# Me Nerves
Osaka: First-round scare was the most nervous I've ever been on court
The 21-year-old has attributed her sloppy display on Tuesday to the kind of nerves she has not yet experienced in her career.
# hiccups
Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris
Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.
# french open
Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out
It’s all go at the French open.
# welcome return
'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory
The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.
# Upset
Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit
The reigning Wimbledon champion was beaten by world number 81, Anastasia Potapova.
# Tennis
WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019
New rule change means women will now be allowed to wear leggings or compression shorts without a skirt, dress or shorts over them.
# set the record straight
'Gosh, I love it. This is a beautiful place' - Bubba says 2011 comments on France taken out of context
Watson had made his remarks after missing the cut at the 2011 French Open.
# Controversy
Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director
The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.
# Upset
World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.
# Tennis
French Open bans Serena's 'Black Panther' catsuit
The player said the suit helped her to prevent blood clots.
# Le champ champ
McDowell finishes first round of French Open just one shot off the lead
Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry are also in action in Paris.
# Roland Garros
Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot
Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.
# World Number One
'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare
The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.
# french open
World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam
Having failed to win her previous three major finals, Halep was not to be denied in Paris.
# french open
Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris
The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.
# Roland Garros
World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals
Marco Cecchinato made history in Paris on Tuesday and will face Dominic Thiem for a place in the final.
# On the up
'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal
A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.
# french open
Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown
The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.
# french open
Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course
Zverev has reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final, while Djokovic cruises into his 12th French Open quarter.
# perspective
Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.
# feeling good
Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'
The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.
# clay court season
Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros
Jelena Ostapenko’s title defence ended with a whimper, as men’s fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov comfortably advanced to the second round.
# Goat
Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time
“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”
# Upset
Britain's first female Wimbledon semi-finalist in 39 years suffers shock defeat at US Open
Johanna Konta was ousted by Serbia’s 78th-ranked Aleksandra Krunic.
# Impressive
Paul Dunne impresses as Fleetwood storms to French Open title
There was less positive news for Shane Lowry, however, as the Offaly native previously missed the cut.
# History Maker
'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory
It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.
# Flawless
Perfect 10 for Rafael Nadal as he cruises to record-breaking French Open title
It was a 15th Grand Slam crown in all for the Spaniard.
# Ace
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open
The Latvian is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title.
# Tennis
Clinical Rafael Nadal outclasses Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final
Thiem was no match for Nadal on Court Philippe Chatrier, as the Spaniard reached the French Open final.
# Stan the man
Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open challenge to book final spot after five-set thriller
The world number was beaten in today’s first semi-final at Roland Garros.
# major shock
Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.
# Decline
'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic
The Serb’s reign at Roland Garros came to a surprising end yesterday.
# it's a wrap
Murray recovers from slow start to advance to his fifth French Open semi-final
He’ll play Stan Wawrinka on Friday for a place in the decider.
# Roland Garros
Nadal matches Federer's record at French Open as he powers into quarters
The Spaniard made light work of Roberto Bautista Agut.