Andy Roddick, the last American man to win a major tennis title, lost on the opening day of the French Open to France’s Nicolas Mahut. Venus Williams and Samantha Stosur won.
Roger Federer, the holder of a men’s record 16 major singles titles, says he’s not even second favorite to win the French Open.
Roger Federer and Venus Williams won third-round matches at Wimbledon, and Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin set up a meeting of former top-ranked tennis players.
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will lead a group of five Spanish men at the U.S. Open today bidding for quarterfinal spots at the tennis season’s final Grand Slam.
Samantha Stosur will be the highest -ranked woman in action tomorrow at the French Open as the eighth -seeded Australian, last year’s runner-up, meets Iveta Benesova as the season's second Grand Slam tennis tournament opens in Paris.
Second-seeded Novak Djokovic moved to the last four of tennis’s French Open after his quarterfinal opponent Fabio Fognini pulled out with an injury.
Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was upset by Slovakia’s Daniela Hantuchova in the third round of tennis’s French Open.
Defending champion Roger Federer recovered from a two-sets-to-love deficit to defeat 60th-ranked Alejandro Falla in the opening round of Wimbledon.
Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic , Maria Sharapova and women’s top seed Caroline Wozniacki won their second-round matches in straight sets at the U.S. Open.