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Thrilling Monfils survives yet another five-setter


PARIS - Although Gael Monfils would prefer to win his matches in routine fashion he cannot help but play thrilling five-setters at the French Open, advancing to the fourth round just before dusk on Friday.

Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris

PARIS - Just after lunch Alize Cornet collapsed on her back in joy and several hours later as dusk arrived Gael Monfils danced a jig of delight as home hopes soared at the French Open on Friday.

4:25pm EDT

Smooth Federer ends Dzumhur's dream day

PARIS - For Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur it was the day he had dreamed of while for Roger Federer it was just another day at the office.

12:12pm EDT

Federer dismayed by FIFA scandal

PARIS - Switzerland's favorite sporting son Roger Federer expressed his disappointment over the corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body FIFA on Friday.

World, Sports 12:01pm EDT

Nishikori takes center stage, Halep crashes out

PARIS - Roger Federer avoided any more security scares to move safely into the third round of the French Open on Wednesday but danger lurks ahead for the Swiss, namely in the shape of Japanese firebrand Kei Nishikori.

27 May 2015

Difficult journey leads Bosnia's Dzumhur to idol Federer

PARIS - The odds were stacked against Damir Dzumhur becoming a professional tennis player when he was born in 1992 amid the siege of Sarajevo in a smashed city cut off from the world.

27 May 2015

Federer not worried who is in the chair

PARIS - Roger Federer does not fret about who umpires his matches and said on Wednesday all players should be treated equally by officials, whatever their ranking.

27 May 2015

McEnroe says French Open is too long

PARIS - The French Open is too long and should scrap its policy of spreading the first round over three days, according to former world number one John McEnroe.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 May 2015

Sharapova and Murray show off title credentials

PARIS - Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray's growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-round wins at the French Open on Monday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 May 2015

Homegrown Monfils feels no extra French Open pressure

PARIS - Former world number seven Gael Monfils is not feeling any extra weight of local expectation at the French Open, despite playing his home grand slam with a highest world ranking since a knee injury in 2012.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 May 2015
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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