French Open-2015

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ATP rankings: Nadal drops to tenth, Wawrinka jumps to fourth
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ATP rankings: Nadal drops to tenth, Wawrinka jumps to fourth

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal's loss in the quarterfinals dropped him three places to No. 10 in Monday's ATP rankings, his lowest spot since April 2005, while champion Stan Wawrinka rose from No. 9 to No. 4.

The shot that won the French Open: Stan Wawrinka's sublime one-handed backhand
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The shot that won the French Open: Stan Wawrinka's sublime one-handed backhand

Wawrinka’s backhand drive is hit with plenty of topspin and his flowing racquet perfectly combines power and timing.

Inspired Wawrinka overpowers Djokovic to clinch maiden French Open title
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Inspired Wawrinka overpowers Djokovic to clinch maiden French Open title

Wawrinka used his superb one-handed backhand to devastating effect, hitting flat groundstrokes that wore down the eight-times grand slam champion Djokovic,

Falling at the final hurdle: Djokovic haunted by Paris ghosts of Sampras, Edberg, Becker
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Falling at the final hurdle: Djokovic haunted by Paris ghosts of Sampras, Edberg, Becker

They came, they saw, but never conquered and now Novak Djokovic is staring into the same Paris abyss that swallowed up the Grand Slam ambitions of Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker.

Across the net, there was a player who had nothing to lose: Djokovic after French Open loss
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Across the net, there was a player who had nothing to lose: Djokovic after French Open loss

Ending Rafa Nadal's Roland Garros reign was not enough for Novak Djokovic to win the French Open as the world number one suffered his third defeat in the final of the claycourt grand slam on Sunday.

'Big Four' out of my reach, I'm good enough to win two Grand Slams, says Wawrinka
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'Big Four' out of my reach, I'm good enough to win two Grand Slams, says Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka joined the elite band of players who have won more than one Grand Slam title in Paris on Sunday, but he still believes he does not belong in the current top bracket.

Wawrinka's Roland Garros legacy: Great shots and crazy shorts
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Wawrinka's Roland Garros legacy: Great shots and crazy shorts

Despite the stats stacked against him, Wawrinka showed that what happens in the past does not dictate the future.

French Open: Another chapter in Djokovic-Wawrinka rivalry as the Serb looks for career slam
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French Open: Another chapter in Djokovic-Wawrinka rivalry as the Serb looks for career slam

World number one Djokovic takes a 17-3 career lead into his clash against Wawrinka whose win over the Serb in the 2014 Australian Open quarter-finals put him on the way to his first, and so far only, major title.

Serena Williams: A tennis cyborg sent to eviscerate all opponents
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Serena Williams: A tennis cyborg sent to eviscerate all opponents

As she has done repeatedly throughout her legendary career, Serena Williams overcame adversity and summoned her resounding best when the pressure was at its most intensive.

Serena beats Safarova in three sets at French Open to win 20th Grand Slam
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Serena beats Safarova in three sets at French Open to win 20th Grand Slam

The top-ranked Serena took the last six games and added to her championships on the red clay of Roland Garros in 2002 and 2013.

Djokovic survives five-set battle with Murray to reach French Open final
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Djokovic survives five-set battle with Murray to reach French Open final

The 2015 edition of Djokovic, though, is nearly unbeaten and, seemingly, close to unbeatable.

Serena Williams is great but women's tennis needs rivalries to be interesting
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Serena Williams is great but women's tennis needs rivalries to be interesting

Serena Williams is a star and Maria Sharapova can dazzle but the sport drops off after that.

French Open: Djokovic-Murray hangs in the balance after rain delay, Wawrinka waits for winner
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French Open: Djokovic-Murray hangs in the balance after rain delay, Wawrinka waits for winner

Novak Djokovic has waited and waited to win his first French Open title and complete a career Grand Slam, worrying about when — or perhaps even whether — he would get another chance after coming close in recent years.

French Open: Djokovic-Murray clash puts Tsonga-Wawrinka battle in shade
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French Open: Djokovic-Murray clash puts Tsonga-Wawrinka battle in shade

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray meet for the 27th time Friday for a place in the French Open final where either home hope Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Stan Wawrinka will be waiting.

Will not question Serena's gamesmanship, referees can handle that: Timea Bacsinszky
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Will not question Serena's gamesmanship, referees can handle that: Timea Bacsinszky

Serena Williams's health and gamesmanship were the subjects on everyone's lips at the French Open after the ailing world number one beat Timea Bacsinszky in the semi-finals on Thursday

French Open: The infinite sadness of watching Nadal lose at Roland Garros
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French Open: The infinite sadness of watching Nadal lose at Roland Garros

"I'm gonna fight. I lost in 2009 and that was not the end. I lost in 2015 and this is not the end," Nadal said after the loss.

French Open: Gunning for her 20th major, Serena Williams to take on Lucie Safarova in final
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French Open: Gunning for her 20th major, Serena Williams to take on Lucie Safarova in final

Ill and sluggish, Serena Williams overcame a big deficit to reach the French Open final by beating 23rd-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Thursday.

French Open: Safarova fights past Ivanovic to reach first Grand Slam final
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French Open: Safarova fights past Ivanovic to reach first Grand Slam final

Lucie Safarova reached her first Grand Slam final at the age of 28 on Thursday when she defeated former winner Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 7-5 in a mistake-ridden French Open semi-final.

Umesh Yadav is India's 'first genuine' fast bowler, says Windies legend Andy Roberts
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Umesh Yadav is India's 'first genuine' fast bowler, says Windies legend Andy Roberts

"I am very impressed with Umesh. He is the first genuine fast bowler that India has got. I don't think before him India had a genuine fast bowler."

From child prodigy to hotel manager to SF of French Open: The incredible story of Bacsinszky
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From child prodigy to hotel manager to SF of French Open: The incredible story of Bacsinszky

Irrespective of whether her dream run at Paris ends against the World No. 1, Timea Bacsinszky has already won hearts. She has won a far more important battle – away from the clay, hard and grass courts - in the hotel rooms of Villars-sur-Ollon.