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Stosur into French Open semi with tough win over Pironkova

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 06:10

Sam Stosur keeps her French Open dreams alive with a battling straight sets win over Tsvetana Pironkova to reach the semi-finals for the fourth time.

Djokovic hits $100m jackpot as he reaches French Open quarters

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 00:17

World number one Novak Djokovic is the first tennis player to reach the US$100 million prize-money mark after reaching the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time.

Grandstand Wednesday June 1

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 18:54
On this episode: Cooper Cronk gets the all clear to play in Origin one. Sam Stosur advanced to the Quarter Finals of the French Tennis Open. Australia’s women’s Rugby Sevens team flew in from France after claiming the World Series Title.

Stosur can go all the way at French Open: Halep

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 08:53

Vanquished Simona Halep tips Australia's Samantha Stosur to continue her Roland Garros love affair and add a French Open crown to her resume.

French Open organisers under fire as rain-hit backlog grows

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 05:46

French Open organisers are accused of "not caring about the players" after the event was disrupted by more rain following the previous day's washout.

Stosur defeats Halep to reach French Open quarter-finals

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 00:38

Samantha Stosur overcomes a slow start and rain delays to reach the last eight at Roland Garros for the fourth time.

Allan Harris

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:55

Evolution in tennis equipment

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:55

Bad boys and big swings: Reflections on 36yrs of tennis coaching

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:55

Throwing a tennis ball high above his head, 62-year-old Allan Harris humbly remarks: "Some children tell me I've coached their grandmothers".

Kyrgios tells Cash to pipe down after 'ditch social media' advice

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:02

Nick Kyrgios tells Pat Cash to keep his opinions to himself after the former Wimbledon champion suggests Kyrgios should get rid of his Twitter account.

Heavy rain falls at the French Open

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:10

French Open organisers reignite call for roof after first washout since 2000

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 06:10

The French Open suffers its first rain washout in 16 years, leaving tournament chiefs to vent their frustration at Roland Garros' isolation as the only major without a covered stadium.

Wawrinka hits up with ballboy as rain, injuries delay fourth-round win

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 06:48

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka reaches the French Open quarter-finals, taking a novel approach to staying warm during delays against Viktor Troicki.

Samantha Stosur returns to Simona Halep

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 06:12

Samantha Stosur again halted by rain in Paris

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 06:12

Samantha Stosur is down 5-3 in the first set of her fourth-round clash with sixth seed Simona Halep as rain stops play.

Williams sisters and Djokovic advance at French Open

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 07:55

The Williams sisters decimated France's French Open hopes as Novak Djokovic beat the fading light to advance at Roland Garros.

Kyrgios cops fine for 'audible obscenity' during French Open thrashing

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 00:00

Nick Kyrgios cops a $6,200 penalty for on-court antics from his straight-sets defeat to Richard Gasquet at the French Open.