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Tennis: First French Open wash out since 2000

Tennis: First French Open wash out since 2000

Persistent rain accompanied by a flood warning washed out the entire day's play at the French Open for the first time since 2000, creating a scheduling headache and fuelling a debate about the need for a showcourt roof.

Tennis: Wawrinka, Murray through to semifinals

Tennis: Wawrinka, Murray through to semifinals

Perennial grand slam title contenders Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray were joined in the French Open quarterfinals by two unfamiliar faces as the Parisian clay continued to turn up unexpected plot lines.

Tennis: French hopes dwindle at Open

Tennis: French hopes dwindle at Open

First the Williams sisters ambushed two home favourites, then Jo Wilfried Tsonga's chances were shattered by injury as French hopes were battered at a stormy Roland Garros.

Tennis: Nadal forced to pull out

Tennis: Nadal forced to pull out

Rafael Nadal went down fighting on his favourite battleground a year ago but this time his quest for an unprecedented 10th French Open title ended sitting glumly in front of a microphone.

Tennis: Nadal, Djokovic roll on in Paris

Tennis: Nadal, Djokovic roll on in Paris

A dominant Rafa Nadal reached one career milestone but the nature of the Spaniard's passage through the early rounds of the French Open suggests his eyes are fixed firmly on another more significant landmark.

Tennis: Murray survives another scare

Tennis: Murray survives another scare

Andy Murray has survived a second close shave at the French Open, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is getting so circuitous he may soon find himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois de Boulogne.

Tennis: Big guns advance at French Open

Tennis: Big guns advance at French Open

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams barely got their shoes dusty at the French Open but two of the top five women's seeds went out and Andy Murray survived the first round by the skin of his teeth.

Tennis: Wawrinka relieved, Murray teeters on the brink

Tennis: Wawrinka relieved, Murray teeters on the brink

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka breathed a huge sigh of relief and Andy Murray faced a sleepless night after both got bogged down by belligerent Czechs at a sodden French Open.

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