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It looked like this might signal the end of the most extraordinary reign in tennis history, for it would be the second year he had not finished the event holding the Coupe Des Mousquetaires.
The world No 55 is sweating over a scan on Monday ahead of a scheduled appearance in Nottingham next week and the year's third major at Wimbledon, which is less than a month away.
OLIVER HOLT: The thrill of some of the tennis that Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray served up in the first semi-final of the French Open on Friday afternoon is still fresh in the memory.
MIKE DICKSON IN PARIS: World No 47 Jelena Ostapenko became the most unlikely Grand Slam champion of modern times when she staged a blitzkrieg comeback to win the French Open.
British No 2 Heather Watson cruised to a 6-1 6-2 Surbiton Trophy semi-final win over compatriot wildcard Harriet Dart and purred: It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Rafael Nadal spent the second week of last year's French Open on a boat with his girlfriend trying to forget about tennis' latest cruel blow. Twelve months on, Nadal is in the hunt for a 10th Roland Garros title.
Andy Murray is confident of having a good grass-court season after restoring form and confidence at the French Open despite losing a semi-final five-setter to Stan Wawrinka.
MIKE DICKSON - EXCLUSIVE: She has been given a wildcard by the LTA but two well-placed sources say the leg injury picked up last month is putting her participation in doubt.
Claycourt king Rafa Nadal marched into his 10th French Open final after demolishing rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-4 6-0 on Court Philippe Chatrier on Friday.
Rafa Nadal will be hoping to book his place in another French Open final when he takes on Dominic Thiem at the French Open in Roland Garros. Follow all the action from Paris right here.
MIKE DICKSON IN PARIS: Andy Murray was beaten by 2015 Roland Garros champion Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 7-5, 6-7 (3-7), 1-6 on Friday afternoon as he failed to reach the French Open final.
Andy Murray will bid to make the French Open final for the second year running when he takes on Swiss star Stan Wawrinka on court Philippe Chatrier on Friday
World No 6 Milos Raonic has split with coach Richard Krajicek just six months into their working partnership. The 26-year-old Canadian teamed up with the 1996 Wimbledon champion last December.
Young Brit Cameron Norrie staked his claim for a Wimbledon wildcard when he beat world No 71 Malek Jaziri in his first week as a professional.
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: It was Roger Federer who gave Wawrinka the nickname of 'the Diesel', in recognition of the way he tends to start a tournament slowly and then gradually accelerate.
Simona Halep showed the full extent of her defensive skills to outfox Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 on Thursday and reach her second French Open final, setting up a showdown with Jelena Ostapenko.
Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded women's finalist at the French Open in more than 30 years by beating Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday. She is the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam final.
From hugely unpromising beginnings, world number one Andy Murray has progressed through the French Open draw to another grand slam semi-final, where he will face Stan Wawrinka.
After an eight-month absence that left him with a lowly world ranking of 734, Britain's Davis Cup hero James Ward started his comeback on the grass courts of Surbiton.
Dominic Thiem made the world of tennis sit up and take notice on Wednesday, as he blew away Novak Djokovic in straight sets to progress to the semi-finals of the French Open.