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June 3, 2014

Rafael Nadal
14:27 GMT

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has made it to the quarterfinals of the French Open after defeating Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 to continue his quest for a record fifth consecutive title.

Murray beats Verdasco in straight sets to advance to French Open quarterfinals
13:45 GMT

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the French Open after defeating Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) in straight sets.

June 2, 2014

Federer ousted and overpowered while Gulbis has another smashing time
15:46 GMT

A French Open quarter-final line-up without Roger Federer will seem like a boulangerie without baguettes, but the crumbs are rapidly becoming a staple diet for the former world No 1.

Racing legend Dino Chiesa reveals Rosberg-Hamilton rivalry goes back to karting days
14:49 GMT

Racing legend Dino Chiesa, who was the team boss to Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton during their karting days, has reportedly revealed that the Mercedes duo's rivalry goes back to the time since they were teenagers.

June 1, 2014

Nadal advances to fourth round of French Open post Mayer win
16:56 GMT

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal defeated Argentine tennis player Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the fourth round of the French Open.

May 29, 2014

Williams tipped to roar back at Wimbledon after shock exit in Paris
17:00 GMT

Beware the wounded tigress. Following Serena Williams' remarkable 6-2, 6-2 defeat by Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the second round of the French Open here yesterday, her coach said he expected her to respond in characteristic fashion.

Serena, Venus crash out of French Open
00:39 GMT

Holder and world No.1 Serena Williams was shocked 6-2, 6-2 by Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the French Open second round on Wednesday, an hour after her elder sister Venus was ousted at the second grand slam of the year.

May 28, 2014

Wozniacki says `has to move on` after first round Paris defeat following McIlroy split
16:09 GMT

Danish tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki has said that she 'just has to move on' after losing in the first round of the French Open following the end of her engagement to Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy

Schumacher spends 150th day in coma amid 'permanent vegetative state' speculations
15:46 GMT

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly spent his 150th day in a medically-induced coma as speculations claim that he may be in a permanent vegetative state for the rest of his life.

Li Na suffers 'shock' defeat at first round of French Open
15:44 GMT

Former French Open champion Li Na and men's 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov have suffered first-round defeats at Roland Garros and have crashed out of the tournament on Tuesday.

May 27, 2014

Mercedes must prevent drivers' distrust plumbing the depths of Prost v Senna
22:47 GMT

Lewis Hamilton smiles at the irony whenever he reads comments about how he and Nico Rosberg, his nemesis on the streets here at the weekend...

Nishikori out of French Open
15:47 GMT

Ninth-seeded Japanese player Kei Nishikori has fallen prey to his recent back injury by crashing out of the French Open on Monday following a first-round defeat.

Djokovic befriends ball boy during rainy French Open day
15:43 GMT

Novak Djokovic has befriended a ball boy during the first round of the French Open as he was seen having a chat and a drink with him during a rain delay.

Wawrinka crashes out of French Open
15:40 GMT

Swiss ace Stanislas Wawrinka has crashed out of the French Open in the first round itself, failing in his bid to become the first man since Jim Courier in 1992 to win both the Australian and French Opens in the same year.

May 25, 2014

Rosberg snatches back lead from Hamilton
23:54 GMT

Germany's Nico Rosberg won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday to snatch back the Formula One world championship lead from Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.