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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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Sharapova sees off Bouchard in three sets to book final berth against Halep
The Russian will face the 22-year-old Romanian on Saturday.
Andy Murray swears his on-court cursing isn't that bad
The Scot dropped a few F bombs at Roland Garros today.
Rough hour for the Williams sisters: Serena and Venus both crash out of the French Open
Serena, the defending champ at Roland Garros, was shocked by world number 35 Garbine Muguruza.
Bad week gets worse as Caroline Wozniacki dumped out of French Open
The Danish ace fell at the first hurdle in Paris.
Tennis players stage epic dance battle during the French Open
Oh, you thought you were going to see some tennis? Sorry about that.
Irish tennis ace James McGee on the brink of French Open debut
The 27-year-old has never made it to a Grand Slam event.
Graeme McDowell confident he has the game to win The Open
The Portrush golfer has two wins on Links courses so far this season.
McDowell claims victory in French Open
The Northern Irish golfer saw off the threat of South Africa’s Richard Sterne in Paris.
Same-sex marriage protest marrs Nadal's 8th French Open win
A masked man invaded the court with a flare in the second of Rafa Nadal’s three-set win over David Ferrer.
Nadal dismisses favourite tag ahead of French Open final
Despite going for an eighth title, the Spaniard says his compatriot is not to be overlooked.
Serena Williams claims her 2nd French Open 11 years on
The American clinched a 16th Grand Slam with a win over Maria Sharapova during an intense final at Roland Garros.
Novak Djokovic's girlfriend is the most intense fan in tennis
Jelena Ristic really, really cares.
Slow-motion GIF shows what a tennis ball goes through at impact
That HD stuff is pretty good.
Super slow-mo replay makes you feel the force in Sharapova shot
No wonder she screams.
'Are you f****** stupid?' Janko Tipsarevic goes mental at Roland Garros
The Serbian has apologised for a foul-mouthed tirade at tennis fans today.
Sam Stosur serves like a man, says beaten Mladenovic
‘I think she’s the only woman player able to hit that hard and that heavy with those conditions.’
Angry player at French Open takes photo of ball mark with his phone
They’ve never seen this at Roland Garros before.
Looks like Novak Djokovic enjoyed beating Rafa Nadal in Monte Carlo
“I beat the best player ever in the history of this tournament,” said the chuffed Serb.
Late double bogey costs Shane Lowry chance of Scottish Open lead
The Offaly golfer got off to a superb start with a birdie blitz but scuppered a good round on the 16th.
Poll: Is Roger Federer the greatest tennis player of all time?
The 30-year-old added to his legend with Wimbledon win number seven but Rafa and Rod might have qualms with ‘best ever’ claims.
Marcel Siem ends eight-year trophy drought at French Open
The 31-year-old finished ahead of Francesco Molinari of Italy.
Teenager Manassero in the mix at French Open
Christian Nilsson of Sweden leads, though the Italian could yet produce a surprise result.
No tragedy as Nadal writes off giantkiller Rosol
The Spaniard said that there are “much more important things” in life following his loss.
Murray stamps his feet and insists he is not a 'drama queen'
The world number four gets his Wimbledon campaign up and running this Tuesday against Nikolay Davydenko.
Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win
After the rain halted his progress yesterday, the Spaniard ended Djokovic’s hope with a 7-5 fourth set victory.
Rain halts French Open final again
The last time the French Open final was not completed on a Sunday was 1973 when Ilie Nastase defeated Niki Pilic.
Sharapova makes history with French Open win
The Russian comfortably beat Italy’s Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 to become the 10th woman to win all four Grand Slam titles.
John McEnroe: Andy Murray needs to stop being so angry and negative
No, the irony isn’t lost on us either.
Sharapova celebrates top spot with room service
“Yeah, that’s as good as it gets before a final,” said the Russian despite her reclaiming of top spot.
Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot
The Russian described reaching her first-ever final in the tournament as “an amazing feeling”.
French Open: Half-ton Nadal into semis at French Open
It was the 50th win for Nadal at the spiritual home of claycourt tennis since he first competed here as an 18-year-old in 2005. Impressive.
Djokovic sees off Tsonga in epic battle to set up meeting with Federer
The top seed will take on his Swiss rival in the semi-finals at Roland Garros.
Sharapova struggles through to quarters at Roland Garros
The number 2 seed defeated Czech Klara Zakopalova 6-4, 6-7, 6-2 earlier today.
Tsonga defeats Wawrinka to set up Djokovic clash
We’re getting to the business end of things at Roland Garros now.
French Open round-up: Federer and Djokovic survive scares
The Serb player will face either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Stanislas Wawrinka in the next round.
Cibulkova dumps Azarenka from French Open
Cibulkova, who fell just short of beating Azarenka in Miami earlier this year, got her sweet revenge as she triumphed 6-2 7-6 (7-4).
'A disgrace' -- Wozniacki attacks French Open officials
It wasn’t a good week for Wozzilroy as the tennis half of sport’s power couple crashed out yesterday.
Andy Murray reaches last 16 of the French Open
It was a straight sets victory for the Scot over Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.
French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through
Some other big names didn’t have it so easy. Roger Federer was made to work for his win while womens third seed Agnieszka Radwanska has crashed out.
VIDEO: This 38-shot rally made one player vomit and left the other in agony with cramp
Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet were really going all out during the second round match at the French Open yesterday.