French Open Tennis Championships

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Canada's Denis Shapovalov, at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018 (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 17, 2018 - 11:38 am
ROME (AP) — Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal methodically wore down Denis Shapovalov in a 6-4, 6-1 win to reach the Italian Open quarterfinals and gain a measure of revenge against the Canadian teenager. Shapovalov saved eight break points in his opening two service games before finally dropping...
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Fabio Fognini, of Italy, reacts as he plays Peter Gojowczyk, of Germany, at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP)
May 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
ROME (AP) — Simona Halep's hold on the No. 1 ranking received a boost when American opponent Madison Keys withdrew from their third-round match at the Italian Open on Thursday due to a right rib injury. Halep needed to reach the quarterfinals and progress further than No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki to...
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May 02, 2018 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A black former tennis umpire said in a lawsuit that he was forced out of the sport because he complained about racial bias, including that another umpire called him a "monkey," allegations that the United States Tennis Association denied. The suit filed last week in federal court in...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Japan's Kei Nishikori in two sets, 6-3, 6-2, in Monaco, Sunday April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 22, 2018 - 3:29 pm
MONACO (AP) — Usually modest about his achievements, Rafael Nadal allowed himself a moment to appreciate his record 31st Masters title on Sunday. Nadal was at his dominant best against Kei Nishikori, beating him 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final to become the first man in the Open era to...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the first set 6-3 against Japan's Kei Nishikori during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Sunday April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 22, 2018 - 12:46 pm
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday. Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times and moved one ahead of rival Novak Djokovic for career Masters titles. "Eleven...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the first set 6-3 against Japan's Kei Nishikori during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Sunday April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 22, 2018 - 12:05 pm
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday. Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times — 13 years after his first title here — and moved one ahead of rival Novak...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Bulgaria's Gregor Dimitrov in their semifinal singles match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 22, 2018 - 10:59 am
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday. Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the same title 11 times — 13 years after his first title here — and moved one ahead of rival Novak...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after winning the semifinal match against Bulgaria's Gregor Dimitrov af the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 21, 2018 - 1:58 pm
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal's priority after reaching his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final was to whip out his phone and frantically text coach Carlos Moya. Despite a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win against No. 5-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, he had a pressing concern given how quickly he was texting. What frantic...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 file photo, Serbia's Novak Djokovic coaches Radek Stepanek, right, and Andre Agassi, left, watch Djokovic play United States' Donald Young in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Novak Djokovic announced on Wednesday April 4, 2018, he has dismissed his coaching team Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek. It comes after two straight first round defeats at Indian Wells and the Miami Open following a recovery from a long term elbow injury. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, file)
April 04, 2018 - 10:40 am
Novak Djokovic is done working with Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek after the latest in a series of coaching changes for the 12-time major champion who has gone nearly two full years without winning a Grand Slam title. Djokovic announced Wednesday on his website that he has split from Agassi after...
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