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MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: Doubting Andy Murray was always likely to trigger something positive within him, and the beneficial effects appear to have been bestowed.
MATTHEW LAMBERT AT ROLAND GARROS: Garbine Muguruza, the defending champion, walked off court wagging her finger at the fans on after her defeat by Kristina Mladenovic.
MATTHEW LAMBERT AT ROLAND GARROS: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares advanced to the men’s doubles quarter-finals with a 7-6, 6-2 win against Pablo Cuevas and Rohan Bopanna.
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: Rafael Nadal is through to the last eight for the loss 20 games, with a reminder of both his clay court brilliance and his steelier side.
British Davis Cup stalwart James Ward will make his comeback after injury as the six-week British grass court season gets underway at Surbiton in Surrey on Monday.
MATTHEW LAMBERT AT ROLAND GARROS: Novak Djokovic turned what looked like being a struggle into a rout, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6, 6-1, 6-3 to reach the quarter finals.
Nadal is a big Real Madrid supporter but he seemed pleased to see the former Barcelona striker, who uploaded a photo of him congratulating the 14-time grand slam winner on his win over Bautista Agut.
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: Novak Djokovic says he has no intention of missing Wimbledon despite the London terror attacks, declaring: ‘It’s not life if we live in fear.’
Jamie Murray is through to the French Open quarter-finals for the first time with partner Bruno Soares. The pair defeated Indian's Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay.
Kristina Mladenovic overcame 16 double faults to stun defending champion Garbine Muguruza in the fourth round of the French Open at a partisan Suzanne-Lenglen Court.
Caroline Wozniacki moved a step closer to erasing an unwanted footnote from the list of her tennis achievements with victory over Svetlana Kuznetsova in the French Open fourth round.
MATTHEW LAMBERT AT ROLAND GARROS: After watching his beloved Real Madrid win their 12th European Cup on his birthday, Rafa Nadal moved one step closer to his own holy grail.
Halep reinforced her status as the favourite for this most open of tournaments as she cruised into the second week of the French Open without dropping a set.
MATT LAMBERT'S FRENCH OPEN DIARY: The former world No 1 is through to the second week and she has yet to play anyone over the age of 20.
Wimbledon fortnight produced record income of £203m last summer. Judging from records lodged at Companies House, the biggest single revenue stream was cash from the BBC.
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: There have been times when you have wondered if there was an imposter in the house, so different has Murray appeared to the 2016 version.
MATTHEW LAMBERT AT ROLAND GARROS: Kyle Edmund went toe to toe with former world No 10 Kevin Anderson for five sets and four hours but came up short in the third round of the French Open.
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: There have been times this year when you have watched Murray and wondered if there was an imposter in the house, so different has he appeared to 2016.
Federer returned from a six-month injury break to win the Australian Open in January, but skipped the entire claycourt season, including the French Open, to focus on preparing for Wimbledon.
Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro will resume their rivalry in the most anticipated match of the French Open so far on Saturday. Join Sportsmail's JOHN DOWNES for live updates.