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Rafael Nadal in force 10 revival before French Open final

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.

Dan Evans a doubt for Wimbledon as a calf injury strikes

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.

Novak Djokovic's great fall... his slide is a mystery

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.

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko beats Halep in French Open final

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.

Heather Watson cruises into Surbiton Trophy semi-final

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.

Rafa Nadal looks to seal French Open 'La Decima'

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 confident over Wimbledon after French Open

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.

Maria Sharapova injury a blow to Aegon Classic

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.

Rafa Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

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.

French Open semi-final LIVE: Rafa Nadal v Dominic Thiem

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.

Andy Murray loses to Stan Wawrinka in 5 scintillating sets

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.

French Open semi-final LIVE: Murray takes on Wawrinka

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

Raonic splits with coach Krajicek after just six months

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.

Cameron Norrie in line for dream chance of playing at SW19

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.

Andy Murray must stall 'the Diesel' ro reach Paris final

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 to face Jelena Ostapenko in French Open final

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.

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko reaches French Open final

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.

Andy Murray's struggles were down to illness and injury

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.

James Ward suffers straight sets defeat to Dan Evans

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.

Who is Dominic Theim and what do we know about him?

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.

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