Andy Murray was hurried out of the room to make way for Rafael Nadal’s unexpected entrance as the Spaniard revealed he would be withdrawing from the French Open.
Rafael Nadal exited the 2016 French Open earlier than expected, withdrawing prior to his third-round match against Marcel Granollers due to a wrist injury. Nadal announced his injury in a short post on his official Facebook page: Christopher...Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal's withdrawal from the 2016 French Open inflicts another injury on an already battered tennis season. Every sport takes a hit. However, after some serious blows, tennis is hemorrhaging. Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open. Show More Summary
Also with upsets were Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova beating a lack-luster No. 19 Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1, and in a battle of former finalists No. 21 Sam Stosur ousting No. 11 Lucie Safarova in a marathon 6-3, 6-7(0), 7-5.
Let's wait and hear what Milos Raonic says about this.
Both girls did the split during this point!
"Everything that I did today was pretty high-level," said Wawrinka, who will next face No. 22 Viktor Troicki, who on Friday beat No. 16 Gilles Simon in straight sets.
Rafael Nadal wrote a message to his fans.
Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka headlined Friday's slate of third-round matches at the 2016 French Open, and the talented contenders marched their way into the next round at Roland Garros. While most of the favorites in action came out...Show More Summary
The 2016 French Open rolls on Saturday with the second half of Round 3. Several of the sport's biggest stars will be in action hoping to punch their ticket to the second week, including the top seeds in both draws, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic. Weather could play a role in the proceedings, though. Show More Summary
Nine-time champion and No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal is out of the 2016 French Open after announcing his withdrawal due to injury, but Britain's Andy Murray cruised into the next round on Friday. A left wrist injury forced out Nadal, who was close to tears in his press conference to confirm his exit. Murray made short work of No. Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal was forced to withdraw from the 2016 French Open on Friday because of a lingering wrist injury ahead of his third-round match. Continue for updates. Nadal's Status Uncertain After Exiting Major Friday, May 27 Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal confirmed the news. Show More Summary
As the opponents at the French Open get tougher, the top players continue to show why they are the best in the world. Friday's matches represent the start of the third round at Roland Garros, which is the first time seeded players are able to face each other. Show More Summary
Rafael Nadal has made a shock withdrawal from the French Open after developing a problem in his left wrist. The emotional nine-time champion withdrew from the tournament on Friday.
Aljaz Bedene is looking forward to his moment on the big stage at the French Open when he takes on world No 1 Novak Djokovic. The British No 2 earned his place in the third round on Thursday.
MIKE DICKSON IN PARIS: Andy Murray survived a trial by the enormous serving power of Ivo Karlovic with an impressively composed performance to reach the last 16 of the French Open.
Nadal is the all-time winningest player at the French Open, but withdrew on Friday. Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal withdrew from the tournament on Friday, citing a wrist injury that he could no longer play through. "I have...Show More Summary
"Yesterday I played with injection on the wrist...I could play, but yesterday night I start to feel more and more pain," Nadal said. "I did MRI...The results are not positive and the thing is it's not 100 percent...If I keep playingShow More Summary
Rafael Nadal's French Open is over because of a left wrist injury.
After struggling through the first two rounds of the 2016 French Open, second-seeded Andy Murray made a statement Friday with a 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (3) victory over No. 27 Ivo Karlovic in the third round at Roland Garros. Murray needed five...Show More Summary