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Tennis-Murray struggles with illness on French Open eve - reports

53 minutes agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

May 26 (Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray is battling to recover from illness before the French Open begins on Sunday, according to British media reports.

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Geneva Open men's singles quarterfinal results

May 25 (Gracenote) - Results from the Geneva Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday 1-Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 6-Sam Querrey (U.S.) 4-6 7-5 6-2 2-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 2-6 6-4 7-6(6) Mischa Zverev (Germany) beat 5-Steve Johnson (U.S.) 6-4 7-5

UPDATE 3-Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles quarterfinal results

May 25 (Gracenote) - Results from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday 8-Peng Shuai (China) beat Shelby Rogers (U.S.) 6-0 6-4 5-Caroline Garcia (France) beat Kristyna Pliskova (Czech Republic)...Show More Summary

UPDATE 3-Tennis-Lyon Open men's singles quarterfinal results

May 25 (Gracenote) - Results from the Lyon Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday 3-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat 5-Gilles Simon (France) 6-4 6-0 1-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Gastao Elias (Portugal) 6-4 6-3 2-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Karen Khachanov (Russia) 6-0 6-4 Nikoloz Basilashvili (Georgia) beat Nicolas Kicker (Argentina) 6-3 6-1

Tennis-Nishikori fights back to reach Geneva semis

May 25 (Reuters) - Second-seed Kei Nishikori saved three consecutive match points in the final set to beat South African Kevin Anderson 2-6 6-4 7-6 in the quarter-finals at the Geneva Open on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles quarterfinal results

May 25 (Gracenote) - Results from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday 1-Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) beat 5-Alison Riske (U.S.) 6-4 6-3 Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) beat Carina Witthoeft (Germany) 3-6 6-3 7-6(2) Misaki Doi (Japan) beat 7-Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 6-4 (Shvedova retired)

Tennis-French Open never under pressure to award Sharapova wildcard - Forget

May 25 (Reuters) - French Open director Guy Forget has said he was under no pressure to award a wildcard entry to two-times champion Maria Sharapova who returned to action last month following a 15-month doping ban.

Tennis-Tsonga saunters into semis in Lyon, Raonic joins him

May 25 (Reuters) - Home favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga sauntered into the semi-finals of the Lyon Open with a 6-0 6-4 victory over Russian youngster Karen Khachanov on Thursday.

Tennis-Murray slump is a mystery, says Becker

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray's wretched form ahead of the next week's French Open has left pundits including Boris Becker scratching their heads about what exactly is wrong with the world number one.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-ATP Tour Finals to stay in London until 2020

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals will remain in London until 2020, the men's governing body confirmed on Thursday.

INTERVIEW-Tennis-Djokovic can tap into Agassi's brilliant mind, says McEnroe

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's decision to work with American great Andre Agassi at the French Open could be an inspired move as he seeks to recover his lost spark, according to John McEnroe.

Tennis-ATP Tour Finals to stay in London until 2020

18 hours agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals will remain in London until 2020, the men's governing body confirmed on Thursday.

Doping-Indian athlete suspended after meldonium found in room

19 hours agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

NEW DELHI, May 25 (Reuters) - An Indian athlete has been slapped with a provisional suspension after vials of the banned metabolic modulator meldonium were found in his hostel room, the country's top anti-doping official said on Thursday.

Tennis-Azarenka handed Mallorca Open wildcard

20 hours agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

May 25 (Reuters) - Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has been handed a wildcard into next month's Mallorca Open as she gears up for a return to Wimbledon following the birth of her son last year.

Tennis-Siegemund out of French Open, Del Potro doubtful

21 hours agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

May 25 (Reuters) - Stuttgart Open champion Laura Siegemund has sustained a right knee injury and will miss next week's French Open, Germany's Fed Cup captain has said.

Tennis-French Open expansion aims to preserve Parisian style

PARIS, May 25 (Reuters) - After years of legal battles the French Open has begun to expand its facilities, hoping to match other grand slam events - including having a roof over Centre Court to banish weather delays - while preserving its Parisian pizzazz.

INTERVIEW-Tennis-Roland Garros now toughest slam of all, says former champ

May 25 (Reuters) - With its quicksilver conditions, quaint old-tech environment and a leviathan casting his shadow across centre court, the French Open is now the hardest grand slam title to win, says former champion and tennis great Mats Wilander.

Tennis-Venus could rise again in Paris, says Shriver

May 24 (Reuters) - Veteran Venus Williams could blast through the huge holes in the women's draw and win her first French Open at the age of 36 next month, according to former world number three Pam Shriver.

Tennis-I've struggled to stay motivated, says Murray

PARIS, May 24 (Reuters) - Britain's Andy Murray, who has suffered a dip in form this year, said on Wednesday it had been hard at times for him to stay motivated since he became world number one last year.

Tennis-Hall of Fame amends induction polices, adds fan vote

May 24 (Reuters) - The International Tennis Hall of Fame has made changes to its induction policies, including a fan vote and automatic ballot inclusion for players who met certain criteria during their careers, it announced on Wednesday.

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