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Paris | Norrie matches best result as Zverev and Alcaraz avoid exit

Cameron Norrie keeps British interest alive in Paris and is on course to record his best run at a Grand Slam championship by matching his previous third round appearances in his pursuit of making the second week at one of the four majors.

Paris | Badosa, Sabalenka and Halep advance at Roland Garros

Paula Badosa, the No 3 seed, had an easy passage opening her French Open account on Tuesday, while Aryna Sabalenka, seeded 7th, and former champion Simona Halep needed 3 sets to advance at Roland Garros.  

Paris | The Wimbledon Points Conundrum

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Paris | French celebrate Tsonga’s career and Gaston’s marathon win.

The third day of the French Open provided the packed Roland Garros home crowd with a high and an emotional low as they waved Jo-Wilfred Tsonga into retirement following his first-round loss to Casper Ruud.

Paris | Raducanu outlasts Noskova in Roland Garros debut

Emma Raducanu got a monkey off her back on Monday by fighting back from a set down to win her senior debut at the French Open against Czech teenager Linda Noskova, 6-7(4) 7-5 6-1.

Paris | Swiatek sails on, but defending champ Krejcikova hits a wall 

Top seed Iga Swiatek sailed through her opening match at the French Open on Monday, but defending champion and No 2 seed Barbora Krejickova was sent packing, as were Naomi Osaka and Anett Kontaveit alongside Heather Watson and Harriet Dart, while Emma Raducanu came...

Paris | Norrie and Evans through as are Djokovic and Nadal

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Paris | Jabeur and Muguruza sent packing but Sakkari, Fernandez and Gauff win

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Paris | Alcaraz opens FO campaign in a positive manner

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Broady produces a career-best win

Liam Broady, Britain’s last player standing in the Olympic singles, has produced a shock 6-2 7-6 (7-2) victory over Wimbledon semi-finalist Hubert Hurkacz to reach the last 16, declaring: “It is obviously a career-best win and career-high moment.”

It's obviously a career-best win and career-high moment, coming in and representing GB at the Olympics, so it couldn't have gone better Liam Broady

And he takes on Frenchman Jeremy Chardy for a semi-final place.

Broady told anyone who would listen that he did not want to be just “making up the numbers”’.

His comments came after a late call-up to the team following the withdrawals of Dan Evans and Jo Konta, after the British No.1s contracted Covid.

Broady, world-ranked 143 and enjoying his best season, proved his first-round victory against, Francisco Cerundolo was no fluke against Pole Hurkacz who knocked out multi-Slam champion Roger Federer at the All England Club recently.

The 27-year-old said: “It’s obviously a career-best win and career-high moment,
coming in and representing GB at the Olympics, so it couldn’t have gone better.

“I don’t think anyone expects very much of me, I think that kind of works well for me. It’s nice to get this result just to know that I’m doing some things right.

“Obviously to beat somebody of that calibre at the Olympics, you have to be doing better than I was, so it’s nice.”

Broady added how just travelling to the Games provided its headaches.

He said: “It was a bit of a nightmare to be honest. I’m probably going a bit bald from it. I found out last Friday and then things shut down a little bit over here for the weekend and I was flying on the Tuesday. Twelve hours a day trying to organise everything and luckily we got it all sorted.”

Broady, who had been scheduled to take part in two tournaments in the United States, also revealed he had been unsure of taking up the offer to compete in Japan but made his mind up after seeking the advice of his coach.

He said: “The life of a professional tennis player is being ready for everything.”



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