PARIS - Virginie Razzano astonished the French Open crowd on Monday when she served underarm on match point, and missed.
PARIS - When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year's French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on Monday.
PARIS - Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina to reach the second round with a 7-5 6-4 win as the French Open began on Sunday, but the Romanian was not concerned by a patchy display.
PARIS - Novak Djokovic may never have a better chance to win a maiden French Open title and complete a rare career grand slam.
PARIS - World number one Serena Williams believes she was right to withdraw from the Italian Open to rest a sore elbow and is now ready to start her quest for a 20th grand slam title at the French Open.
PARIS - Rafa Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the French Open after Friday's draw handed him the toughest of routes to a possible 10th title.
PARIS - Maria Sharapova has hit form at the perfect moment as she eyes a defense of her French Open crown but old nemesis Serena Williams is lurking in the Parisian shadows.
ROME - Novak Djokovic had to fight back from a set down to beat Thomaz Bellucci and reach the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday while Rafa Nadal produced an "almost perfect" display to despatch John Isner.
ROME - Andy Murray and Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Thursday ahead of their third-round matches.