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Roger Federer reaches out to return a backhand to Dmitry Tursunov of Russia during their men’s singles match at the French Open  at  Roland Garros.  Photo: Stephane Mahe/Reuters .

The ageless elegance of Roger Federer is one of the wonders of sport. He not only wins, he simultaneously delights and executes, as David Gower did(...)

Andy Murray celebrates victory in his men’s singles match against Marinko Matosevic of Australia on day five of the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

If Fred Perry were alive, it is not inconceivable his name would be added to the growing list of supposed candidates to coach Andy Murray. At the time(...)

 Defending champion Serena Williams goes full stretch in an attempt to return to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza during their second round tie at Roland Garros yesterday. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

The French Open slid towards anarchy on the fourth day. The defending champion and world number one Serena Williams is out, as is her sister, Venus, (...)

Li Na: “In my mind I didn’t have any idea how to play the match.” Photograph: EPA

Li Na helped set an unwanted record by crashing out in the first round at Roland Garros yesterday. Second seed Li’s 7-5 3-6 6-1 loss to Kristina Mlade(...)

 Roger  Federer seems to have recovered from the shock of going out in the first round in Rome and could play Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals aof the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy Murray will probably have to beat the Australian Open champion, Stanislas Wawrinka, the Parisian king, Rafael Nadal, and the favourite, Novak Djo(...)

David Ferrer of Spain celebrates defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa at Roland Garros. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

David Ferrer served notice of his intent at the French Open with a fourth-round demolition of Kevin Anderson. The fourth seed has been exceptionally c(...)

Fabio Fognini of Italy stretches to play a forehand against Rafael Nadal of Spain on day seven of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

The good news for Rafa Nadal on Saturday was his game began to click, the sun shone and the red clay courts got bouncy - the bad news was French Open (...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Zheng Jie of China during their women’s singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Maria Sharapova called for HawkEye to be used at the French Open after being on the wrong end of a dubious call in her third-round win over Zheng Jie (...)

Andy Murray has withdrawn from the French Open. Photograph: CliveMason/Getty Images

The Big Four is still alive and well as a tennis concept, but bringing Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray together in (...)

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