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A stack of injuries in the opening weekend’s action at the World Cup has underlined how important squad strength will be in deciding which teams will go deep into the marathon, six-week tournament.
Rory McIlroy has taken a leaf out of Charl Schwartzel’s book in heeding the advice of Jack Nicklaus as he seeks his first win in a major.
China’s Li Na made sporting history at the French Open on Saturday when she became the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic stayed on course for a second grand slam final showdown with both notching straight-sets wins in Saturday’s third-round action. But if the top two seeds enjoyed a worry-free afternoon, the same could not be said for fourth seed Andy Murray.
Rafael Nadal was made to struggle once again at the French Open on Thursday before defeating fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar 7-5 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in a hard-fought second round tie.
Roger Federer finally feels at home on the centre court at Roland Garros. That is thanks to his historic win last year when he defeated Robin Soderling in straight sets to complete his career grand slam set and equal the overall major titles record Pete Sampras at 14.