Hopes that Marion Bartoli (pictured) would become the first Frenchwoman since Mary Pierce to reach the final of the French Open were dashed Thursday after she was beaten by Italy’s defending champion Francesca Schiavone in straight sets.
China’s Li Na beat Maria Sharapova 6-4 7-5 on Thursday to take a place in the final and will be, if she wins, the first Asian to win a grand slam singles title. The Chinese sports minister is set to fly over to Paris for Saturday’s final.
Andy Murray overcame a twisted ankle to advance to the French Open's semi-finals Wednesday after defeating Argentina's Juan Ignacio Chela. Murray is now set to take on top seed Rafael Nadal on Friday, after the Spaniard defeated Robin Soderling.
The Pentagon says it will consider a major hack attack on the United States' population or its infrastructure as an act of war. However, the US military's new policy on cyber war is prompting a sceptical response given how difficult it would be to identify the country of origin of any online assault.
Russia’s Maria Sharapova and China’s Li Na moved into the semi-finals of the French Open on Wednesday after emerging triumphant from their quarter-finals. Meanwhile, top seed Rafael Nadal is set to take on Roland Garros rival Robin Soderling.
French women’s Number 1 Marion Bartoli beat Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 at Roland Garros Tuesday night, to qualify for the semi-finals - making her the first French woman to do so since Mary Pierce in 2005.
A fresh sex scandal in France as a government minister with an alleged "foot fetish" quits his job to fight sexual harassment charges.
A female minister warns that about half of the country's male MP's are potentially "in trouble" due to their treatment of women.
And what caused the Rio-Paris plane crash? The jet's flight recorders reveal what happened just minutes before the tragedy.