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French Open: French Open Tennis Championships
The French Open, officially Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France, beginning in late May. The venue is named after the French aviator Roland Garros. It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments, the other three being the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. The French Open is currently the only Grand Slam event held on clay, and it is the zenith of the spring clay court season. Because of the seven rounds needed for a championship, the slow-playing surface and the best-of-five-set men's singles matches, the event is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world.


Rafael Nadal wins 12th French Open title, beating Australian Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship. It raises Nadal's Grand Slam..
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Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th career Grand Slam

The victory raises Nadal's Grand Slam title count to 18, within two of Roger Federer's record for a man
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Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title

Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.
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The Latest: Babos and Mladenovic win French doubles title

The latest on the French Open: The second-seeded team of Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic has won the women's doubles title for their second Grand Slam title as a pairing
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Back from cricket, Australia's Barty now French Open champ

Ash Barty certainly did not think her best chance of winning a Grand Slam title would be at the French Open
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Ashleigh Barty wins French Open for first Grand Slam title

The No. 8-seeded Ashleigh Barty beat unseeded 19-year-old Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final for her first Grand Slam title.
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Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final

No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.
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The Latest: Rain suspends Djokovic-Thiem French semifinal

The Latest on the French Open: The semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem is being suspended by rain during the fifth set
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Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final

Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.
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Amanda Anisimova, 17-year-old American who stunned Simona Halep, loses in French open semis

Ashleigh Barty reached her first Grand Slam final at the French Open, and she got there by ending the run of 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova.
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Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final

Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final
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The Latest: Women's tour criticizes French Open scheduling

The Latest at the French Open: The women's semifinals are starting at Roland Garros on an unusual day and at unusual courts _ and the placement of the matches away from the main stadium has been..
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D-Day, Mexico, French Open: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Meet 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova who pulled off shocker over Simona Halep at French Open

Amanda Anisimova stunned third-ranked Simona Halep in the quarterfinals at the French Open, cruising in straight sets to a 6-2, 6-4 victory.
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Your Wednesday Briefing

Donald Trump, Cuba, French Open: Here’s what you need to know.
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After French Open drama, Dominic Thiem complains, says Serena Williams has 'bad personality'

French Open officials moved Dominic Thiem to a smaller interview room to make way for Serena Williams on Saturday. He was not happy.
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The Latest: Djokovic in 10th French Open quarterfinal in row

The Latest on the French Open: Novak Djokovic has become the first man to reach the quarterfinals in Paris 10 years in a row
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Stephens vs. Muguruza highlights 4th-round action in Paris

Only three of the 16 women still in the French Open field have won a Grand Slam tournament _ and two of them play each other in the fourth round
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Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka out at French Open

"In that first set in particular, she hit pretty much inches from the line, and I haven't played anyone like that in a long time," Williams said
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Meet Sofia Kenin, the 20-year-old American who upset Serena Williams at the French Open

Here are a few things to know about Sofia Kenin, the woman who knocked Serena Williams out of the French Open in Saturday's third round.
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Father Time and a crop of young talent are finally catching up with Serena Williams

Serena Williams is seeking her 24th career Grand Slam title. But after losing at the French Open, has Father Time finally caught up to her?
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American Sofia Kenin, 20, shocks Serena Williams in third round of French Open

Serena Williams lost in stunning fashion Saturday in the third round of the French Open against 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin, falling in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5.
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The Latest: Halep takes just 55 minutes to reach 4th round

The latest from the French Open: Simona Halep's title defense remains on track following a methodical 6-2, 6-1 third-round win over 27th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko that lasted just 55 minutes
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Serena, Osaka, Halep headline 3rd round French Open action

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep all have had their rough patches so far in the French Open
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Best photos from the 2019 French Open tennis tournament

All the action from the year's second tennis Grand Slam at Stade Roland Garros in Paris.
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The Latest: Federer wins in his 400th Grand Slam match

The latest on the French Open: Roger Federer's 400th Grand Slam match was a confident 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8) win over Casper Ruud
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The Latest: Osaka squeaks into 3rd round of French Open

Naomi Osaka survived another fraught match at the French Open to cling onto her quest for a third consecutive Grand Slam title
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What's in a name? You say French Open; I say Roland Garros

The clay-court Grand Slam tournament being played in Paris right now is that rare sporting event with multiple names
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Osaka plays Azaranka in matchup of current and former No. 1s

Naomi Osaka plays Victoria Azaranka in a matchup of current and former No. 1 players in the second round of the French Open
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Nadal, Muguruza post straight-set wins at French Open

Another German qualifier named Yannick, another easy win for Rafael Nadal at the French Open
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The Latest: Svitolina advances to 3rd round without playing

Ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced to the third round of the French Open without hitting a shot after her opponent pulled out of the clay-court Grand Slam because of an injury
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French Open glance: Federer, Nadal face qualifiers on Day 4

A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal face German qualifiers ranked outside the top 100 in the second round
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Serena Williams defends Nike after maternity pay controversy

Serena Williams won her first match of the French Open on Monday, appearing in a Nike collaboration. The cape-like jacket had the French words for "champion," "queen," "goddess" and "mother" printed on..
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The Latest: Jamie Murray, Bruno Soares lose in Paris, split

Two-time major doubles champions Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares are done at the French Open _ and done as a duo
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What's it like to play Nadal at French Open? 'Rough'

What's it like to play Rafael Nadal at French Open? 'It's rough,' says Yannick Hanfmann of Germany
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Serena Williams debuts bold zebra-striped outfit in bold fashion statement at French Open

One year after her French Open catsuit stirred up controversy, Serena Williams was back at Rowland Garros Monday making another bold fashion statement.
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Memorial Day sports TV guide: What to watch on the holiday

The MLB game slate, French Open and Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final highlight the day in sports on Memorial Day.
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The Latest: 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova out of French

The Latest from the French Open: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the event
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Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams - owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles - are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open
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A year after semifinal run, Cecchinato loses in 1st round

Marco Cecchinato's achievements at Grand Slam tournaments still start and end with his stunning run to the semifinals of last year's French Open, which included an upset win over Novak Djokovic
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The Latest: US player Sam Querrey withdraws from French Open

American player Sam Querrey withdraws from French Open with abdominal problem
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Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence

Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open
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FRENCH OPEN '19: Serena Williams tries again for 24th major

Women to watch at French Open: 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, No. 1 Naomi Osaka, defending champ Simona Halep
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FRENCH OPEN '19: Roger Federer scheduled to play on Day 1

Federer set for French Open return on Day 1, playing on Paris clay for 1st time since 2015
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FRENCH OPEN '19: What to watch, from Osaka to Roger's return

French Open storylines: Osaka's bid for 3rd straight Slam, Federer's return, Williams' health
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Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open

French Open organizers say Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the clay-court Grand Slam tournament
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FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam?

FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz
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FRENCH OPEN '19: Nadal eyes 12th; Djokovic, Federer 2nd each

The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at the 2019 French Open, including top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champ Roger Federer
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FRENCH OPEN '19: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic still rule tennis

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic provide the key story lines at the 2019 French Open
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Isner out of French Open with injury; ends 24-Slam streak

John Isner out of the French Open because of ailing foot, ending streak of 24 straight Grand Slams
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