Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.
French Open 2014 - Andy Murray v Rafael Nadal: Murray will have to dig deep to break latest record – and semi-final opponent
06 June 2014 01:00 AM
05 June 2014 11:54 PM
Maria Sharapova has won the title at all four Grand Slam tournaments, topped the world rankings and made more money than any sportswoman in history, but her hunger for success on the court remains undiminished.
French Open 2014: Andy Murray digs deep to beat Gael Monfils and set up the semi-final with Rafael Nadal
05 June 2014 01:00 AM
05 June 2014 12:00 AM
Given the big names that have fallen by the wayside in the women's tournament here at this year's French Open, there would have been no prizes for predicting the outcome of yesterday's two remaining quarter-finals.
03 June 2014 11:18 PM
The Ernests Gulbis bandwagon shows no signs of slowing down. The 25-year-old Latvian built on his victory over Roger Federer here at the French Open by crushing Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a place in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career.
03 June 2014 02:10 PM
French Open 2014: Andy Murray survives his longest match to roar into reunion with Fernando Verdasco
01 June 2014 01:09 PM
When a long-distance race becomes a marathon you can usually rely on Andy Murray to cross the finish line first. The longest match of Murray’s career in terms of the number of games played ended here at the French Open yesterday with the 27-year-old Scot beating Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 12-10. After play had been suspended because of fading light at 7-7 in the final set the previous evening, Kohlschreiber was the man who eventually cracked under the pressure of repeatedly having to serve to stay in the match.
31 May 2014 06:42 PM
The Russian beat Petra Kvitova over three sets to reach the fourth round
31 May 2014 05:03 PM
World No 1 wins easily enough to make it through to the fourth round of the French Open in Paris but back problems are forcing the Spaniard to alter his game to go the distance
30 May 2014 09:47 PM
Ernests Gulbis, who will face Roger Federer here at the French Open on Sunday in his first appearance in the fourth round of a Grand Slam event for six years, insists he is a changed man. However, ruffling feathers still appears to come naturally to the Latvian maverick.
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