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Tennis-Austria's Thiem makes short work of Tomic in Paris

51 minutes agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem got his French Open campaign off to a quickfire start on Sunday, beating an out-of-sorts Bernard Tomic 6-4 6-0 6-2 as he embarked on a bid to go one round better than he did last year.

2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

52 minutes agoSports / Tennis : USAToday: Tennis

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova made a successful return to tournament tennis, winning her first-round match at the French Open        

The Latest: Thiem beats Tomic to reach French Open 2nd round

53 minutes agoSports / Tennis : USAToday: Tennis

Sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem is safely through to the second round of the French Open        

French Open: Petra Kvitova wins first match after return from injury

Kvitova injured her left-hand while fighting off an intruder in her home last December.        

The Latest: French Open Twitter account is a set down

The official French Open Twitter account appeared to forget that all Grand Slam men's matches are best of five sets.        

The Latest: Kuznetsova through to 2nd round of French Open

Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has beaten Christina McHale of the United States in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open        

SHOWCASE-Tennis-Petra Kvitova v Julia Boserup match statistics

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Statistics after Czech Petra Kvitova made her return to competitive tennis after five months out with a 6-3 6-2 victory against American Julia Boserup on Sunday: Boserup Kvitova 0 Aces 9 3 Double faults 5 31/52 (60%) First serve % in 37/56 (66%) 19/31 (61%) Win % on 1st serve 29/37 (78%) 8/21 (38%) Win % on 2nd

UPDATE 1-SHOWCASE-Tennis-Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Victory was a bonus for Petra Kvitova as the Czech left-hander made an emotional return to the limelight at the French Open on Sunday, breezing into the second round in her first competitive match since a burglar stuck a knife through her playing hand.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kerber's nightmare season hits new low with French Open pummelling

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - World number one Angelique Kerber's nightmare season hit a new low on Sunday when she was dumped out of the French Open 6-2 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova.

The Latest: No. 1 Kerber loses in 1st round of French Open

Angelique Kerber is the first women's No. 1 seed to lose in the French Open's first round in the Open era        

The Latest: Stan Wawrinka welcomes Agassi's return

Stan Wawrinka welcomes Agassi's return although he was more of a Sampras fan.        

Tennis-No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - World number one Angelique Kerber was dumped out of the French Open on Sunday, going down 6-2 6-2 in a first-round defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

Back on court after knife attack, Kvitova wins in Paris

Less than six months after a knife attack at her home, Petra Kvitova was back competing on a tennis court        

The Latest: Top-ranked Kerber loses 1st set at French Open

Top-ranked Angelique Kerber of Germany has lost the first set of her opening match at the French Open against Ekaterina Makarova        

Tennis-French Open men's singles round 1 results

May 28 (Gracenote) - Results from the French Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) beat Adrian Mannarino (France) 7-5 6-3 6-4

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kvitova eases past Boserup on French Open first day

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Roland Garros opened its gates for the main tournament of the French Open amid tight security on a searing hot Sunday.

SHOWCASE-Tennis-Kvitova completes emotional winning comeback at French Open

PARIS, May 28 (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova made an emotional and convincing return to competition, showing no ill effects from the stabbing injury to her hand, with a 6-3 6-2 French Open first-round victory against American Julia Boserup on Sunday.

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