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FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal poses for a selfie with an unidentified boy after a  training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 22, 2015 in Paris. The French Open starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.

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Berdych breezes past Japanese qualifier at French Open

Russia's Maria Sharapova returns in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Maria Sharapova was unfazed by the boos she heard when leaving the center court of Roland Garros on Monday without treating the crowd to a post-match interview. After all, she had good reasons to rush to the locker room.

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All eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d’Or

Director Jacques Audiard holds the Palme d’Or award for the film Dheepan as he poses for photographers during a photo call following the awards ceremony at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard’s Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival’s coveted top honor, the Palme d’Or.

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The Latest: Halep to open play on Center Court

Switzerland's Roger Federer puts his jacket on after the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Colombia's Alejandro Falla at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. federer won in three sets 6-3, 6-3. 6-4. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

PARIS (AP) — 8:22 p.m.

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Federer eases into 2nd round at French Open

Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Colombia's Alejandro Falla during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Paris,  (AP Photo/David Vincent)

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer got off to a smooth start on the French Open center court Sunday as he advanced to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam tournament with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Alejandro Falla.

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