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From The42 Murray stamps his feet and insists he is not a 'drama queen' Sw19

Murray stamps his feet and insists he is not a 'drama queen'

The world number four gets his Wimbledon campaign up and running this Tuesday against Nikolay Davydenko.

From The42 Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win Record Breaker

Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win

After the rain halted his progress yesterday, the Spaniard ended Djokovic’s hope with a 7-5 fourth set victory.

From The42 Rain halts French Open final again Forget Paris

Rain halts French Open final again

The last time the French Open final was not completed on a Sunday was 1973 when Ilie Nastase defeated Niki Pilic.

From The42 Sharapova makes history with French Open win Take A Bow

Sharapova makes history with French Open win

The Russian comfortably beat Italy’s Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 to become the 10th woman to win all four Grand Slam titles.

From The42 John McEnroe: Andy Murray needs to stop being so angry and negative Advice

John McEnroe: Andy Murray needs to stop being so angry and negative

No, the irony isn’t lost on us either.

From The42 Sharapova celebrates top spot with room service Silver Service

Sharapova celebrates top spot with room service

“Yeah, that’s as good as it gets before a final,” said the Russian despite her reclaiming of top spot.

From The42 Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot Success

Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot

The Russian described reaching her first-ever final in the tournament as “an amazing feeling”.

From The42 French Open: Half-ton Nadal into semis at French Open Remember Paris

French Open: Half-ton Nadal into semis at French Open

It was the 50th win for Nadal at the spiritual home of claycourt tennis since he first competed here as an 18-year-old in 2005. Impressive.

From The42 Djokovic sees off Tsonga in epic battle to set up meeting with Federer French Open

Djokovic sees off Tsonga in epic battle to set up meeting with Federer

The top seed will take on his Swiss rival in the semi-finals at Roland Garros.

From The42 Sharapova struggles through to quarters at Roland Garros French Open

Sharapova struggles through to quarters at Roland Garros

The number 2 seed defeated Czech Klara Zakopalova 6-4, 6-7, 6-2 earlier today.

From The42 Tsonga defeats Wawrinka to set up Djokovic clash French Open

Tsonga defeats Wawrinka to set up Djokovic clash

We’re getting to the business end of things at Roland Garros now.

From The42 French Open round-up: Federer and Djokovic survive scares Unconvincing

French Open round-up: Federer and Djokovic survive scares

The Serb player will face either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Stanislas Wawrinka in the next round.

From The42 Cibulkova dumps Azarenka from French Open Ace

Cibulkova dumps Azarenka from French Open

Cibulkova, who fell just short of beating Azarenka in Miami earlier this year, got her sweet revenge as she triumphed 6-2 7-6 (7-4).

From The42 'A disgrace' -- Wozniacki attacks French Open officials NET LOSS

'A disgrace' -- Wozniacki attacks French Open officials

It wasn’t a good week for Wozzilroy as the tennis half of sport’s power couple crashed out yesterday.

From The42 Andy Murray reaches last 16 of the French Open Roland Garros

Andy Murray reaches last 16 of the French Open

It was a straight sets victory for the Scot over Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.

From The42 French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through Roland Garros

French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through

Some other big names didn’t have it so easy. Roger Federer was made to work for his win while womens third seed Agnieszka Radwanska has crashed out.

From The42 VIDEO: This 38-shot rally made one player vomit and left the other in agony with cramp Intense This post contains videos

VIDEO: This 38-shot rally made one player vomit and left the other in agony with cramp

Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet were really going all out during the second round match at the French Open yesterday.

From The42 Marathon man Isner beaten in fourth longest in Grand Slam history Deja Vu

Marathon man Isner beaten in fourth longest in Grand Slam history

The American player is dramatically gaining a reputation for his incredible feats of endurance.

From The42 French Open wrap: Nadal, Wozniacki among the winners Review

French Open wrap: Nadal, Wozniacki among the winners

There were also wins today for Francesca Schiavone and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

From The42 Murray survives injury scare at French Open Roland Garros

Murray survives injury scare at French Open

The Briton battled through his back pain to beat Jarkko Nieminen in four sets this morning.

From The42 French Open round-up: Azarenka, Stosur move on in Paris, Venus ousted Review

French Open round-up: Azarenka, Stosur move on in Paris, Venus ousted

Today’s action included another shock, as a high-profile player exited the tournament once again.

From The42 One and done: Serena crashes out in French Open first round Meltdown

One and done: Serena crashes out in French Open first round

World number 111 Virginie Razzano of France stunned the 13-time Grand Slam winner on a dramatic evening in Roland Garros.

From The42 Roland Garros round-up: Murray, Nadal off to winning starts French Open

Roland Garros round-up: Murray, Nadal off to winning starts

In the women’s draw, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and Francesca Schiavone all booked places in the second round of the French Open.

From The42 Roland Garros: Nadal ready to chase magnificent seventh King Of Clay

Roland Garros: Nadal ready to chase magnificent seventh

“I have much more than I have ever dreamed” says the Spaniard, but he still wants more.

From The42 Federer equals Connors Grand Slam record Fed Express

Federer equals Connors Grand Slam record

Federer, the record 16-time Grand Slam title winner, is now 233-35 overall at the majors. Not bad.

From The42 2011 dominance a sweet memory for Djokovic as Rafa reigns in Rome Supreme

2011 dominance a sweet memory for Djokovic as Rafa reigns in Rome

The Spaniard beat his Serbian foe in straight sets as he ramps up performance levels ahead of the French Open.

From The42 Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open Success

Back to her best? Serena Williams wins Madrid Open

The American registered 14 aces as she comprehensively beat Victoria Azarenka.

From The42 Young gun Tomic seals first seeding Grand Slam

Young gun Tomic seals first seeding

19-year-old becomes first Australian male in two years to be seeded for a Grand Slam.

From The42 High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo Ante Up

High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo

Novak battled back from a set down while Andy will now face Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Rolex Masters.

From The42 Forget Paris... Kim Clijsters is out of the French Open Tennis

Forget Paris... Kim Clijsters is out of the French Open

Currently ranked at number 40 in the world, Clijsters has struggled with a hip injury this year.

From The42 Bonjour! Bubba starts backtracking after French Open faux pas Forget Paris

Bonjour! Bubba starts backtracking after French Open faux pas

American golfer Bubba Watson has launched a charm offensive ahead of this week’s Open Championship in a bid to limit the fallout from his disastrous cameo at last week’s French Open.

From The42 The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Tyler Farrar wins Stage Three of the Tour De France, while Thomas Levet finds himself regretting the manner in which he celebrated his French Open win.

From The42 Morrison, Foster share lead in Paris Bogey Woes

Morrison, Foster share lead in Paris

Morrison and Foster lead the field by one shot ahead of final day at French Open.

From The42 Naked ambition: Andy Murray leaves it all hang out in online shower scene New Balls Please!

Naked ambition: Andy Murray leaves it all hang out in online shower scene

WATCH: Britain’s great white hope for Wimbledon glory gets up close and personal with fans in his new promo.

From The42 Buzz Bissinger: Why Rafa Nadal is the greatest athlete in the world Strokes Of Genius This post contains videos

Buzz Bissinger: Why Rafa Nadal is the greatest athlete in the world

He has one muscle so many other athletes lack: heart.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

From The42 Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open History Maker This post contains videos

Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open

Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (7-3) 5-7 6-1 to win the French Open and equal Bjorn Borg’s record of six Roland Garros titles.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your bank holiday Saturday Fix: Strike looms at Aer Lingus; the high-price of government advice; U2′s controversial Glastonbury appearance; a hair-raising announcement from Wayne Rooney; and the accidental Facebook party.

From The42 Li Na wins French Open to become China's first Grand Slam champion Winning

Li Na wins French Open to become China's first Grand Slam champion

After a convincing two set win, Na will jump to number four in the world rankings, making her the joint highest ranked woman from Asia in the history of the game.

From The42 Fed Express rolls on as Djokovic's streak grinds to a halt Paris Je T'aime

Fed Express rolls on as Djokovic's streak grinds to a halt

Roger Federer has beaten Novak Djokovic 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 to book a French Open final date against Rafael Nadal.