Tennis

Fendrich on Tennis: Sharapova's French 'ban…

Maria Sharapova was not invited to play in the French Open, even though her drug suspension is over

Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in…

Angelique Kerber has not been playing at all like someone ranked No. 1 this season, and now she is the first woman seeded No. 1 to lose in the French Open's first round in the professional era

The Latest: Johnson leads as play suspended at…

Yuichi Sugita was making an impressive comeback against Steve Johnson of the United States in the first round of the French Open when play was suspended because of darkness

Tennys, anyone? For an American in Paris, plenty in a name

American tennis player Tennys Sandgren fulfills his name by making Grand Slam debut at the French Open

FRENCH OPEN '17: 30 is the new 25 in men's tennis…

Age must be served: Top 5 in the men's tennis rankings are all at least 30 years old

FRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to US teen, what to watch

French Open plot lines: Agassi & Djokovic; Nadal's bid for record 10th title

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After loss in Rome, Murray looks to regroup for Paris

Defending champion Andy Murray is eliminated by local favorite Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 before a raucous crowd in his opening match at the Italian Open

Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

Petra Kvitova says she will make her comeback at the French Open

FRENCH OPEN '17: No. 1 Angelique Kerber 0-7 vs top-20 foes

Angelique Kerber, looking far from No. 1, is off her game entering French Open

Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open…

Maria Sharapova's popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open…

Rafael Nadal could face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open in his quest for a 10th title at Roland Garros

FRENCH OPEN '17: Rafael Nadal seeks his record 10th title

Questions surround Murray's serve, Djokovic's dominance; Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title

Nadal beats Sock to reach Italian Open…

Rafael Nadal's preparations for the French Open continued apace as he swept past Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to ease into the quarterfinals of the Italian Open and extend his winning streak to 17 matches

Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex…

Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage

Stosur wins all-Australian final in Strasbourg

Sam Stosur rallies past fellow Australian Daria Gavrilova 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 to win the Strasbourg International and remain the top player in her country

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Nadal's winning streak on clay ends, Venus loses…

Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 as he loses in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open…

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open

Stan Wawrinka beats Mischa Zverev, retains Geneva Open title

Stan Wawrinka warmed up for the French Open by retaining his Geneva Open title on Saturday, beating Mischa Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Zverev signals arrival, beats Djokovic to win…

Alexander Zverev signals his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win the Italian Open

Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at…

Novak Djokovic has announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday

FRENCH OPEN '17: What do you know about the clay-court Slam?

Think you know the French Open? Take AP's quiz about the year's second Grand Slam

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open

Djokovic back in Rome final, vs. rapidly rising…

Novak Djokovic won twice on Saturday to play for another Italian Open title, his first final since January

Tsonga wins his first ATP clay-court title in Lyon

Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France won his first title on clay on Saturday as he defeated Tomas Berdych 7-6 (2), 7-5 in the Lyon Open final

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Federer to skip French Open, focus on grass, hard…

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open and instead prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season

Nastase says he is cooperating with ITF probe…

Ilie Nastase says he is fully cooperating with an International Tennis Federation investigation into his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior last month

Bertens beats Krejcikova to retain Nuremberg Cup title

Kiki Bertens defended her Nuremberg Cup title with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Czech qualifier Barbora Krejcikova in the clay-court tournament final on Saturday