• 4th-seeded Kyrgios beaten by qualifier Kicker in Lyon

    LYON, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Nick Kyrgios was upset by qualifier Nicolas Kicker in the second round at the Lyon Open on Tuesday, hampering the Australian’s French Open preparations.

  • Simon advances to 2nd round in Lyon

    LYON, France (AP) — Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France fended off seven of eight break points to get past Daniil Medvedev of Russia and reach the second round at the Lyon Open on Monday.

  • Lyon preparing to sell striker Lacazette to Atletico Madrid

    LYON, France (AP) — Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas is preparing to sell top scorer Alexandre Lacazette and says the player has a verbal agreement to join Spanish club Atletico Madrid.

  • Still no place for Benzema in France squad for friendlies

    PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps gave a vague explanation as to why he again left out Karim Benzema from his squad on Thursday, the day after the Real Madrid striker demanded answers.