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Nadal moves into French Open quarters in ominous style

Djokovic enlisted Andre Agassi for coaching help during Week 1 of the French Open, but Agassi had some prior commitments and so was gone by the time Djokovic faced Thiem. This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen who chanted her nickname, Kiki, throughout the match.


'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Former champion Stan Wawrinka is through to the semifinals of the French Open after beating seventh-seeded Marin Cilic in straight sets. Garbine Muguruza felt she was disrespected by partisan French fans in her loss to Kristina Mladenovic, but Pliskova did not have such issues to contend with in her last-eight win over Garcia.



Thiem tames Djokovic to reach French Open semis

The defeat was Djokovic's first straight-sets loss at a major in four years and comes just 12 months after he completed the career Grand Slam in Paris . "It's unbelievable how hard it is to go deep in a Grand Slam because you have to play the best guys round after round and it's not getting easier on Friday".



Murray reaches semifinals of French Open

Djokovic, who had needed five sets to beat Diego Schwartzman in the third round, was 3-0 down in the second set with Thiem's unerring accuracy finding the angles. According to the journalist, there was an "air of resignation" over Djokovic from the moment he blew a break of serve in the first set and Thiem took control.



America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

A spokesman said the shore team worked through the night and that the boat will be ready for Thursday's three scheduled races. "To be able to reward them with a win was incredibly pleasing because it was certainly a whole team effort". That first race showed that. The winners are set to progress to the challenger final and whoever wins that takes on defending champions Team USA for the America's Cup itself.


Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

The light wind speed made for challenging conditions but Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill produced a tactical masterclass to defeat SoftBank Team Japan in the third race of the day. The result means the US team will have a point lead against whoever gets to challenge them in a head-to-head match, which will be won by the first team to get to seven points.