Serena Williams' chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn't quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a break down in the French Open quarterfinals.
Fiery Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios on Friday pulled out of the Rio Olympics, blaming "unwarranted attacks" on him by Australian Olympic chiefs after he was warned to behave.
Entertaining as his French Open quarterfinal might have been, Andy Murray hardly enjoyed the experience.
Defending champion Serena Williams brushed off concerns about a busy playing schedule after powering into the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Persistent rain accompanied by a flood warning washed out an entire day's play at the French Open on Monday for the first time since 2000, throwing an unwelcome spotlight on delayed plans to build a retractable roof over Center Court.
Garbine Muguruza of Spain blazed into the French Open quarterfinals for the third straight year on Sunday, defeating former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4.
World No. 2 Andy Murray and defending champion Stan Wawrinka reached the French Open quarterfinals Sunday as Richard Gasquet kept alive hopes of a first home triumph in 33 years by knocking out Japan's Kei Nishikori.
Serena Williams was ahead, yes, but hardly at her best, when claps of thunder and a heavy downpour interrupted her third-round French Open match at a critical juncture.
For a decade, Rafael Nadal ruled Roland Garros the way no other man has dominated any Grand Slam site.
Rafael Nadal set another milestone at the French Open on Thursday, posting the 200th Grand Slam match win of his career.