Posts Tagged Men’s tennis

Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns gestures during 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) — The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Arnaboldi wins epic qualifying match at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Andrea Arnaboldi needed two days and spent four hours and 26 minutes on court to win the qualifying match featuring the most number of games in the history of the French Open on Thursday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

US Open champion Cilic loses in Geneva Open quarterfinals

GENEVA (AP) — Grand Slam title winners Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic were beaten in the Geneva Open quarterfinals by unseeded opponents on Thursday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Isner reaches Open de Nice semifinals; Gulbis goes out

NICE, France (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner of the United States beat Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (3), 6-4 to reach the Open de Nice semifinals on Thursday, while defending champion Ernests Gulbis lost 6-2, 6-4 against Austria’s Dominic Thiem.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

2014 French Open doubles champ Julien Benneteau withdraws

PARIS (AP) — Reigning French Open men’s doubles champion Julien Benneteau is pulling out of this year’s tournament because he has not fully recovered from a sports hernia.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,