Tennis

Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Norway's Casper Ruud during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 31, 2019 - 11:28 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Roger Federer's 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8) win over Casper Ruud, a player whose father was in the draw when the 20-time major champion made his French Open debut in 1999. Federer became the first...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Magda Linette in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
May 30, 2019 - 2:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for a relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in the French Open's second round — until everything started to fall apart for her. Halep dropped four games in a row to blow...
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Netherlands' Kiki Bertens cries as she is forced to abandon her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Slovakia's Viktoria Kuzmova at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:40 p.m. Fourth-seeded Kiki Bertens has retired from her second-round match at the French Open during the first set. Bertens, who had a chance to seize the No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings with a deep run in Paris, retired when...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo in two sets, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 29, 2019 - 7:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Former champion Garbine Muguruza and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens both posted straight-set wins Wednesday to reach the third round of the French Open. On a sunny morning in the French capital, Muguruza beat Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen. Seeded 19th this...
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Croatia's Ivo Karlovic clenches his fist after scoring a point against Spain's Feliciano Lopez during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. When 40-year-old Karlovic and 37-year-old Lopez played each other at the French Open on Tuesday, it marked a record for combined age between opponents at Roland Garros in the Open Era. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 28, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — Midnight gym sessions were the key to Ivo Karlovic's French Open preparations. For a 40-year-old with two kids to look after, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. was the only time that Karlovic could get away to work on his fitness. The late-night work paid off when Karlovic produced a 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-7...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka drops to the clay court after missing a point against Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 28, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — The wind was swirling, Naomi Osaka's shots were flying everywhere except where she wanted and her debut as the No. 1 seed at a Grand Slam tournament was not going well. Not well at all. In the first set of her first match at the 2019 French Open, Osaka didn't even manage to grab a game...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka stretches to return a shot against Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
May 28, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:50 p.m. Naomi Osaka dug herself out of a hole at the French Open and kept her bid alive for a third consecutive Grand Slam title. Coming back from a disastrous first set, the U.S. Open and Australian Open champion beat 90th-ranked...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. plays a shot against Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made the miscue so bothersome? She'd already dropped the first set against 83rd-ranked Vitalia...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. takes off her jacket with French text reading "Champion", "Queen", "Godess", and "Mother" after warming up prior to her first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — "Champion," ''queen," ''goddess" and "mother." Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion took off the jacket off before the match and played...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler )
May 26, 2019 - 10:41 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:31 p.m. Playing his first match at Roland Garros since 2015, Roger Federer had no problem reaching the second round of the French Open. Back on the refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier on the opening day of the clay-court event, the...
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