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Jun 2nd, 2012
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Good morning and welcome to IndepthAfrica’s ‘s live coverage of day seven of the French Open at Roland Garros. (Please refresh this page for the latest updates) Francesca Schiavone vs. Varvara Lepchenko 12.54: Meanwhile, Na has broken back against McHale to move 3-4 behind on serve. 12.52...
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Jun 1st, 2012
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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro all advanced to the fourth round on a good day for the top seeds at the French Open today. Giles Simon (no.11) and Fernando Verdasco (no.14) both fell though, to Stanislas Wawrinka (no.18) and Andrea Seppi (no....
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May 31st, 2012
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Britain’s Heather Watson has been defeated in straight sets by Germany’s Julia Goerges in the second round of the French Open. Despite finding a couple of breaks, the 20-year-old lost three service games as she relinquished the first set 6-3. Watson fought hard in the second, but the powe...
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May 31st, 2012
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Andy Murray has admitted that he was advised to drop out of his second-round match with a back injury midway through his clash with Jarkko Nieminen. The British number one managed to make a massive turnaround after losing the first set in Paris by clinching a 1-6 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory over Nieminen thi...
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May 31st, 2012
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Li Na has stormed into the third round of the French Open following an impressive 6-0 6-2 win over Stephanie Foretz Gacon. The number seven seed found it easy to grab the opening set by controlling the clay court with a strong serve and precise returns from her French opponent, who failed to get one ...
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May 31st, 2012
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Nicolas Almagro has won a spot in the third round of the French Open after coming through a 6-4 6-3 7-5 clash with Marcos Baghdatis. The number 12 seed began the contest on the front foot and looked comfortable on the clay court as he completed a number of impressive forehand shots and managed to [.....
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May 31st, 2012
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Rafael Nadal has continued the defence of his French Open title by defeating Denis Istomin 6-2 6-3 6-0 in Paris. The Spaniard found his stride early in the game by snatching the first break of serve and displaying a number of impressive drop volley’s at the net, while Istomin struggled to find ...
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May 31st, 2012
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Caroline Wozniacki continued her search for a first Grand Slam title with a 6-1 6-4 win over Jarmila Gaidosova in the French Open second round. The Dane, who dropped just one game on her way to a opening round victory, was again in impressive form during the first set. An early break of serve gave [....
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May 31st, 2012
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Tenth seed Angelique Kerber safely progressed to the third round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-2 win over Olga Govortsova. The German claimed an early break to take immediate control of the action against an opponent ranked 67 places below her. Strong displays on her own serve saw Kerber hold out c...
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May 30th, 2012
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Seven-time Slam winner Venus Williams was no match for Agnieszka Radwanksa, as the no.3 seed won through to the third round 6-2, 6-3. Sometimes at a Grand Slam, a first or second round match comes out of the hat that looks positively entrancing. That was how it seemed when Venus Williams was drawn to...