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    IBM Insights: The day Rafael Nadal lost

    Six years ago, it took a pretty special effort from Robin Soderling to knock off Rafael Nadal -- the Spaniard's only career loss at the French Open.

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Battling Murray overcomes tough Sousa test

British No.1 rallies to 12th-straight win on clay to reach French Open third round, despite being hit with two time violations at Roland Garros.

Kokkinakis' hard fall (0:43)

Nadal requests umpire not work his matches

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.


Venus fined at French Open after media snub

PARIS -- Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open.


Garber: Isner expected longer French run

Given John Isner's clay-court success this year, it's understandable why he's so upset with his early dismal from the French Open. 'Going out early sucks'

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Americans stick around in Paris

After 13 losses in Round 1 of the French Open, American women rebounded in the second round, going 4-0 with wins by Serena Williams, Irina Falconi, Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens. Recapping the day

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Caple: The mystery of Serena

After dropping the first set to a player ranked 105th in the world, Serena Williams knows she'll have to shape up her game in a hurry to beat Victoria Azarenka. Clunker out of the way

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Jeremy Chardy defeats the top-ranked American man, John Isner, 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-3. Meanwhile, Sock split the first two sets with Carreno Busta.

Murray moves on to 3rd round

Andy Murray needed one set more than the minimum, but he still took down Joao Sousa 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in his 2nd round match at the French Open.


Straight-set win for Sloane Stephens

The 22-year-old American dispatched Heather Watson 6-2, 6-4 in her second-round match at the French Open. She had 19 winners to just 7 for Watson.


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American women go 4-0 Thursday as Stephens downs Watson 6-2 6-4. American men, Isner & Sock, both trailing in their matches. #RG15

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Serena Williams on her underwhelming win today: 'I definitely don’t think it could go worse ... The level I played was not professional.'

Djoker plays through pain

Despite hampered movement, Novak Djokovic is up two sets and 5-4 in the third set against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller. Follow live


Nadal continues French cruise

Rafael Nadal improved to 68-1 all-time at the French Open with an easy 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win over fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro. Nadal is now 19-2 against his fellow countrymen.


Djokovic struggling with groin injury

Novak Djokovic stretches during the break between the 2nd and 3rd sets. Djokovic called an injury timeout late in the 2nd set. He is up 2-1 in the 3rd. Follow live


Djokovic recovers to win 2nd set

No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic needed an injury timeout late in the second set of his match with Gilles Muller. Follow live


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Djokovic leads 2 sets to 0 but needed medical timeout late in second. Murray splits sets with Sousa. Isner down a set to Chardy. #RG15

Chris Evert: Serena good enough to win

"Serena is a slow starter. We've seen that the last couple of years. She came out and looked like it was going to be a big effort for her. ... I don't think she was thrilled with the performance, but it was good enough to win."


Djokovic takes first set

Novak Djokovic made quick work in the first set of his second-round match against Gilles Muller, winning 6-1 in 23 minutes. Follow live


A Schiavone-Kuznetsova marathon again

Svetlana Kuznetsova and Francesca Schiavone seem to bring out the best -- or is it the worst? -- in each other. They added another chapter to their story today with a 3-hour and 50-minute match. Garber: Result a surprise?

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