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Kyle Edmund of Great Britain celebrates a point against Julien Benneteau of France during their first round match on March 19, 2014
Great Britain's Kyle Edmund pulls out of French Open
British number four Kyle Edmund withdraws from the French Open ahead of his second-round match with Nick Kyrgios.
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Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia returns a shot to Sara Errani of Italy during their women's singles fourth round match on Day Seven of the 2014 US Open on November 19, 2014
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni amazed by Simona Halep shock
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni expresses her surprise at beating third seed Simona Halep in the second round of the French Open.
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Kei Nishikori in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Kei Nishikori "very happy" with second-round triumph at French Open
Kei Nishikori admits that he is "very happy" after beating Thomaz Bellucci in the second round of the French Open.
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Roger Federer in a practice session at the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Roger Federer happy with improved security at French Open
Roger Federer admits that security has improved at the French Open following his on-court encounter with a fan.
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Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against David Ferrer of Spain during day six of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 17, 2015
Rafael Nadal reveals request to avoid umpire Carlos Bernardes
Rafael Nadal reveals that he requested not to be officiated by umpire Carlos Bernardes at the French Open following their disagreement at the Rio Open in February.
May 26, 20:01
Rafael Nadal in action on day three of the French Open on May 26, 2015
Rafael Nadal wary of Nicolas Almagro test
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal admits that facing compatriot Nicolas Almagro in the second round at Roland Garros is not an ideal draw.
May 26, 19:24
Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against David Ferrer of Spain during day six of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 17, 2015
Rafael Nadal admits struggle for form
Rafael Nadal admits that he still has plenty to improve on following his first-round victory over Quentin Halys at the French Open.
May 26, 18:18
Kyle Edmund of Great Britain serves during previews ahead of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Croatia and Great Britain at Stadion Stella Maris on September 12, 2013
Kyle Edmund "excited" by Nick Kyrgios challenge
Kyle Edmund says that he is looking forward to taking on Australian Nick Kyrgios in the second round of this year's French Open.
May 25, 20:52
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Go Soeda happy to contribute to Japanese record
World number 92 Go Soeda admits that having five Japanese players competing in the men's draw at the French Open is a "great" achievement.
May 24, 18:44
Heather Watson in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Heather Watson keen to make impression in main draw
British number one Heather Watson reveals that she is keen to convert her previous form at Roland Garros into wins in the main draw.
May 24, 18:07
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka gestures during his men's singles semi-final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on day twelve of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 30, 2015
Stanislas Wawrinka angry with French Open website
Stanislas Wawrinka is unhappy with the French Open website after it publishes an article discussing his private life.
May 24, 16:56
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his men's singles match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 23, 2015
Roger Federer slams security at French Open
Roger Federer criticises security at the French Open after being approached by a fan at the end of his match with Alejandro Falla.
May 24, 16:26
Simona Halep of Romania celebrates winning in her third round match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States during day five of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2015
Simona Halep: 'I will improve in second round'
Third seed Simona Halep reveals that she was satisfied with her performance in grinding out a straight-sets win over Evgeniya Rodina in the French Open first round.
May 24, 14:59
Canada's Milos Raonic returns against Australia's Matthew Ebden during their men's first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014
Milos Raonic targets Grand Slam breakthrough this season
World number six Milos Raonic insists that he can make a Grand Slam breakthrough this season, despite missing the French Open through injury.
May 23, 21:40
Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks at a press conference on January 31, 2013.
Amelie Mauresmo undecided on Andy Murray coaching role at Wimbledon
Amelie Mauresmo reveals that she will make a decision on her short-term coaching future with Andy Murray after the upcoming French Open.
May 23, 20:02
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his match against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic on Day Six of the The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2015 at Foro Italico on May 15, 2015
Roger Federer: 'Rafael Nadal shouldn't have been seeded higher'
World number two Roger Federer dismisses the argument that nine-time winner Rafael Nadal should have been seeded higher than seventh for the French Open.
May 23, 14:33
Serbian player Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Croatian player Marin Cilic on April 17, 2015
Novak Djokovic: 'Long way to go before Rafael Nadal clash'
World number one Novak Djokovic insists that there is a lot of tennis to be played before he potentially faces Rafael Nadal in the French Open quarter-finals.
May 23, 10:39
Great Britain's Kyle Edmund on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Kyle Edmund: 'I will learn from Australian Open experience'
British number four Kyle Edmund reveals that he hopes to learn from his experience at the Australian Open when he makes his debut at the French Open.
May 23, 10:22
Andy Murray plays a forehand stroke during his French Open fourth round match against Fernando Verdasco at Roland Garros on June 2, 2014
Andy Murray happy with French Open preparations
World number three Andy Murray reveals that he is happy with his preparations ahead of the start of this year's French Open at Roland Garros.
May 23, 10:12
Serbian player Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Croatian player Marin Cilic on April 17, 2015
Novak Djokovic confident going into French Open
World number one Novak Djokovic is 'encouraged' by his form heading into the French Open as he feels that he is playing some of the best tennis of his life.
May 22, 23:00
Rafael Nadal takes part in a training session ahead of the French Open on May 22, 2015
Rafael Nadal: 'I am ready to fight at French Open'
Nine-time winner Rafael Nadal reveals that he is "ready to fight" after being handed a tough draw at this year's French Open.
May 22, 14:29
Maria Sharapova blows a kiss to the crowd after her three set victory against Na Li  in their quarter final Madrid Masters match on May 9, 2014
Maria Sharapova to begin French Open defence against Kaia Kanepi
World number two Maria Sharapova will begin the defence of her French Open title with a first-round clash against Kaia Kanepi.
May 22, 12:28
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in the quarter final during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2015
Andy Murray seeded third for French Open, will play qualifier in first round
Andy Murray is seeded third for the French Open and will face a qualifier in the first round, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic could go head to head in the quarters.
May 22, 11:12
Canada's Milos Raonic reacts after a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles match on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Milos Raonic pulls out of French Open
Milos Raonic reveals that he will not participate in the French Open after failing to recover from a foot injury.
May 21, 23:29
Great Britain's James Ward celebrates after winning his Davis Cup World Group first-round singles tennis match 6-7 (4/7), 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3), 15-13, against John Isner of US at The Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, on March 6, 2015
James Ward, Kyle Edmund handed Queen's wildcards
British duo James Ward and Kyle Edmund receive wildcard entries for next month's Aegon Championships at Queen's.
May 20, 16:30
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Former tennis player Bob Hewitt jailed for six years
Former tennis player Bob Hewitt is jailed for six years by a South African court for raping underage girls in the 1980s and 1990s.
May 18, 12:48
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his match against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic on Day Six of the The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2015 at Foro Italico on May 15, 2015
Roger Federer targets French Open success after Italian Open run
Roger Federer says that he is confident of upsetting Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the French Open.
May 18, 05:18
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates wildly after breaking serve during his Quarter Final match against Kei Nishikori of Japan on Day Six of The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2015 at the Foro Italico on May 15, 2015
Novak Djokovic "very pleased" with Italian Open win
World number one Novak Djokovic admits that he is "very pleased" to have beaten Roger Federer in the final of the Italian Open.
May 17, 22:52
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates wildly after breaking serve during his Quarter Final match against Kei Nishikori of Japan on Day Six of The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2015 at the Foro Italico on May 15, 2015
Novak Djokovic critical of Rome court
World number one Novak Djokovic describes the centre court at the Italian Open as "dangerous" after overcoming David Ferrer in straight sets in the semi-finals.
May 16, 18:26
Caroline Wozniacki in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Caroline Wozniacki confirms participation in Aegon International Eastbourne
Caroline Wozniacki is one of six top-10 players who will compete in the Aegon International Eastbourne next month.
May 15, 11:32
Serena Williams during a practice session at the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open with elbow injury
World number one Serena Williams withdraws from the Italian Open in Rome due to an elbow injury.
May 14, 14:32
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a point against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in their semi-final match during the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 3, 2015
Andy Murray apologises for pulling out of Italian Open in Rome
Andy Murray apologises for withdrawing from the Italian Open, but insists that his body is "extremely tired".
May 14, 14:19
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in the quarter final during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2015
Andy Murray pulls out of Italian Open due to fatigue
Andy Murray announces his withdrawal from the Italian Open due to fatigue.
May 14, 12:51
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in the quarter final during day seven of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament at the Caja Magica on May 8, 2015
Andy Murray feeling confident ahead of French Open
Andy Murray says that he feels fit and healthy heading into this month's French Open, following an impressive start to the clay-court season.
May 14, 10:37
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning his fourth round match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during day seven of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015
Rafael Nadal satisfied by victory at Italian Open
Rafael Nadal insists that he is happy with how he is playing after beating Marsel Ilhan in the second round of the Italian Open.
May 13, 18:20
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany during day eight of the BNP Paribas Open tennis at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 16, 2015
Andy Murray pleased by Rome performance
Andy Murray admits that he had to be at the top of his game to beat Jeremy Chardy at the Italian Open.
May 13, 15:32
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a point in his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015
Rafael Nadal: "I'm not as good as I was"
Rafael Nadal admits that he is not as good as he was in previous years after dropping out of the world's top five for the first time in 10 years.
May 13, 02:37
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a point against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in their semi-final match during the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 3, 2015
Andy Murray to play Italian Open
World number three Andy Murray confirms that he will play at the Italian Open in Rome.
May 12, 17:07
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates after victory in his men's singles match against Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on day eight of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2015
Stanislas Wawrinka to play at Hurlingham Club
Stanislas Wawrinka joins a host of top players in confirming his intention to play at The Hurlingham Club in June.
May 11, 12:15
Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against David Ferrer of Spain during day six of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters tennis at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 17, 2015
Andy Murray: 'Don't write off Rafael Nadal for French Open'
Andy Murray claims that Rafael Nadal is still among the favourites to win the French Open following his victory over the Spaniard in the Madrid Open final.
May 11, 11:34