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Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action

PARIS: Former world number one Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action for the first time in over 15 months, when she goes up against Czech Kristyna Pliskova in the French Open first round on Tuesday. American Williams, 36, has not played a major tournament since winning the 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September. World number one Simona Halep, chasing a maiden grand slam crown, will start her campaign against American Alison Riske. New shoe…

French Open 2014: Nadal, Ferrer, Murray into quarters

PARIS: Defending champion Rafael Nadal continued his domination on the clay court as he qualified for the quarter final of the French Open whereas Andy Murray and David Ferrer also recorded won their respective matches to qualify for the last eight stage of the grand slam, ARY News reports. Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia's Dusan Lajovic of 6-1, 6-2 and 6-1 to enter the quarter finals of the grand slam. David Ferrer of Spain defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa to qualify for the quarter finals of the French Open.…