Men's tennis

Serena Williams of the U.S., right, shakes hands with Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic after their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 29, 2018 - 2:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 8 p.m. That story that made the rounds about Serena Williams playing beer pong as part of the royal wedding festivities? "Not even remotely true," Williams says. The tennis star adds: "I...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a shot against Italy's Simone Bolelli during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, May 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 29, 2018 - 4:57 am
PARIS (AP) — It's a big day at the French Open as Serena Williams makes her comeback on Day 3 of the clay-court Grand Slam following the birth of her daughter in September. Williams hasn't played in a major since winning her 23rd Grand Slam title at the 2017 Australian Open and a big question mark...
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Rain suspended first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, May 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 28, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Play has been interrupted at the French Open as rain falls. Among the first-round action being delayed is 10-time champion Rafael Nadal's matchup against Simone Bolelli on Court...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal prepares to serve the ball, during his semifinal match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Nadal came out on top in a matchup of this year's top two clay-court players Sunday, beating defending champion Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 Sunday to win a record-extending eighth Italian Open title. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 28, 2018 - 4:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal headlines the second day at the French Open, beginning his bid for an 11th title at Roland Garros. The "King of Clay" is 79-2 in Paris and is the title favorite again. He has lost only one match on his favorite surface this season, claiming titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona...
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A pigeon flies over center court where Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko plays Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova during their first round match of French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium, Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 27, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Two matches have been left unfinished at the French Open as play was suspended Sunday night due to darkness. Qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania and American Christina McHale...
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A tennis ball is pictured on a court at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 25, 2018. The French Open tennis tournament starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 26, 2018 - 10:06 am
PARIS (AP) — It's an oft-cited and oft-updated stat in men's tennis: The so-called Big 4 — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — have won 47 of the past 52 Grand Slam titles, a run of dominance that began in 2005. Add in Stan Wawrinka to make it a Big 5, and the number...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Serena Williams makes a return against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla. Serena Williams will be competing in the French Open tennis tournament that begins on Sunday, May 27.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the fourth round of the French Open thanks to the draw on Thursday. Yet a matchup between three-time champion Williams and two-time champion Sharapova is far from guaranteed. Williams resumes her comeback after maternity leave following...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2005, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal kisses the trophy after defeating Argentina's Mariano Puerta in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris. Even as his 32nd birthday approaches, Nadal is as dominant a figure as anyone ever has been on any surface in tennis.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:55 am
PARIS (AP) — Forget about trying to decipher whether a recent loss on red clay is better or worse for Rafael Nadal's mind-set as the French Open arrives. Did it alleviate a bit of pressure? Or did it make him feel more vulnerable? Did it make him aware things won't necessarily come as easily as...
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