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'We did it the right way': French Open defends stance in Osaka dealings

French Open organizers defended their "pragmatic" approach in their dealings with four-time major champion Naomi Osaka during the tournament, saying Sunday they tried to engage with her several times before she decided to withdraw because she needed a mental health break.

Unseeded Barbora Krejcíková captures French Open for 1st Grand Slam title

Putting aside a shaky set, Barbora Krejcíková of the Czech Republic won just her fifth major tournament as a singles player by beating 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the women's final at the French Open on Saturday.

Djokovic earns rare win over Nadal at French Open to set final vs. Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic stopped Rafael Nadal's bid for a 14th French Open title and handed the King of Clay just his third loss in 108 matches at the tournament by coming back to win their thriller of a semifinal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Friday night.
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Pavlyuchenkova bests Zidansek in straight sets, advances to French Open final

The 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated unseeded Tamara Zidansek 7-5, 6-3 to become the first Russian woman to reach a final at a major since Maria Sharapova at the 2015 Australian Open.
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Nadal advances to semis for record-extending 14th time, will take on Djokovic

Rafael Nadal dropped a set for the first time at this year's French Open but ultimately advanced to the semifinals for a record-extending 14th time.
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Tsitsipas beats Medvedev to set up French Open semifinal match against Zverev

The No. 5-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas reached his fourth major semifinal — and third in a row — by upending No. 2 Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (3), 7-5 at Court Philippe Chatrier in the last no-spectator night session of this year's tournament.
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Top-seeded Novak Djokovic recovers from 2-set French Open hole against teen

Novak Djokovic went from a big deficit to his best tennis at the French Open on Monday, erasing a two-set hole and grabbing 13 games in a row in a dominant display before his opponent stopped playing because of a back problem.
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Serena Williams trumps fellow American Collins in straight sets at French Open

The women's side at Roland Garros is now without its top three seeds, and Serena Williams came on top owith a 6-4, 6-4 victory over fellow American Danielle Collins.

Russian player under investigation for suspected match-fixing at 2020 French Open

The Russian tennis player arrested on suspicion of match-fixing at last year's French Open is under investigation.
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Federer, Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round at French Open

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, both former champions, advanced to the third round. Federer defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (4), while Djokovic made quick work of clay-court specialist Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

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