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Keothavong makes last four

British No 3 Anne Keothavong reached her seventh WTA Tour semi-final after beating Bibiane Schoofs in straight sets at the Luxembourg Open yesterday.

Baltacha edged out in Thailand

The British No 1 Elena Baltacha missed out on a place in the last eight of the Pattaya Open in Thailand yesterday after a 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat by the Chinese sixth seed, Peng Shuai.

Ivanovic advances to 2nd round at French Open

Defending champion Ana Ivanovic struggled on the important points in her opening match at the French Open before beating Sara Errani of Italy 7-6 (3), 6-3 today to reach the second round.

The French Open: Who will take the clay?

Men’s world number one Rafael Nadal is gearing up for another win on the clay at the French Open, which starts on Sunday, hoping to become the first ever player to gain five successive titles since the tournament went international in 1925.

The Ten Best Tennis Rackets

We're in the middle of Wimbledon fortnight - so if you're game for a set yourself, our guide to ace rackets could serve you well.

Henin's desert dominance comes to an end in gruelling contest

It took five tournaments and 18 matches to achieve but an opponent finally got the better of Justine Henin at the Barclays Dubai Championships here last night. Francesca Schiavone, a 27-year-old Italian, was the unlikely giant-slayer as Henin suffered her first defeat at the Aviation Club.