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Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal announces he is pulling out of the French Open because of an injury to his left wrist during a press conference at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday May 27, 2016. The left-handed Nadal made the announcement at a hastily arranged news conference Friday, one day before he would have been scheduled to play his third-round match. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Wrist injury forces Rafa Nadal out of French Open

The nine-times champion says the injury meant he can't play his forehand - his biggest weapon.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 26:  Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts during his men's single second round match against Facundo Bagnis of Argentina on day five of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on May 26, 2016 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal notches up 200th Grand Slam win, breezes into French Open third round

The Spaniard overcame a slow start to eventually win in straight sets.

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Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

Sharapova named in Russia's provisional Olympic team despite failed drug test

The former World No.1 was suspended after using a banned substance.

Men's big three progress at French Open - not all easily

Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal all reached the next round but in contrasting fashion.

Watch: Nick Kyrgios screams at ball-boy - gets code violation - then goes off at the umpire

Kyrgios claimed he yelled because the crowd was being noisy. The umpire didn't believe him.

World No.1's French Open schedules compressed due to first day rain

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will get an unwanted late start at Roland Garros.

Djokovic shows appreciation by giving impromptu piano performance

Does Novak Djokovic have a career in music after tennis? Or should he just stick to commercials?

Andy Murray celebrates birthday, wins Rome Masters over World No.1

In conditions similar to his home country, the Scot unsettled Novak Djokovic.

Video: Nadal and Djokovic play one of the most epic rallies ever

Two of the world's best showed their skill in Paris this morning in one of the best points you'll ever see in tennis.

Djokovic takes big step in search for first Roland Garros crown

In the process, the World No.1 won a record-breaking 29th Masters title.

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal set to meet in Madrid Open semifinals

Murray and Nadal will meet again in the semifinals of the Madrid Open tomorrow.

Erakovic comes up short in Morocco final

The Kiwi No. 1 was defeated in straight sets to World No. 15 Timea Bacsinszky earlier this morning.

New Zealand's Marina Erakovic on Day 3 of the ASB Classic Tennis Women's tournament. ASB Tennis Centre, Stanley st, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 6 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Kiwi no. 1 Erakovic through to Morocco final

A strong three-set win in the semi-final has given Erakovic the chance to win her second WTA title.

'This game is biased!' - tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios lashes out at umpire

The brash Aussie lambasted the umpire during a match in Miami.

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The World No.1 created a storm when he suggested men deserve to be paid more than women.

Novak Djokovic clarifies gender pay comments

The World No.1 created a storm when he suggested men deserve to be paid more than women.

Tennis boss steps down after 'ride on coattails of men' comments

Backlash from Serena Williams and other top players led to Raymond Moore's resignation.

'I don't think any woman should be down on their knees': Serena slams sexist comments by Indian Wells boss

Serena Williams heard the sexist comments from Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore loud and clear.

Nadal set for semifinal showdown with Djokovic

Spaniard moves one step closer to a fourth title at Indian Wells.

Rafael Nadal to sue former French politician over doping allegations

The Spaniard is upset that France's former sport minister said a seven-month absence was due to a failed doping test.

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Despite failing a drugs test, Maria Sharapova still has the backing of racquet firm Head.

Racquet firm Head to extend contract for 'woman of integrity' Sharapova

Despite failing a drugs test, Maria Sharapova still has the backing of racquet firm Head.

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Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

Maria Sharapova's legal team seeking ban of less than 12 months

The world number seven is expected to face suspension for a minimum of two years.

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Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

Former World Anti Doping Authority unloads on Maria Sharapova

Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

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The former tennis world number one failed the test at this year’s Australian Open.

Nike cuts ties with Maria Sharapova after failed drug test

"We are saddened and surprised by the news about Maria Sharapova."

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The former tennis world number one failed the test at this year’s Australian Open.

Maria Sharapova makes shock failed drug test admission

The former tennis world number one failed the test at this year’s Australian Open.

'I don't want my career to end this way' - Maria Sharapova on edge after failed drug test

Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova has told a news conference in Los Angeles that she didn't read the updated drug list.

'I wasn't expecting to win': Aussie bad boy Kyrgios wins first ATP title

Kyrgios closes in on an all-important top-32 seeding for the French Open.

Novak Djokovic says he'll be number one.. as a seven-year-old!

Twenty-one years ago Novak Djokovic knew he would be the world's best tennis player.

Novak Djokovic wins remarkable sixth Australian Open

Andy Murray was brave as always but outgunned by the world's best playing at the peak of his powers.

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Seventh seed Angelique Kerber faced a match point in the first round, making it through to her first grand slam final.

German battler slays Serena in final for the ages

Seventh seed Angelique Kerber faced a match point in the first round, making it through to her first grand slam final.

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Top-ranked Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in last night's Aussie Open semi-final.

Novak Djokovic on his way to sixth Aussie Open final after dismantling the Fed-Express

Top-ranked Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in last night's Aussie Open semi-final.

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