Mladenovic beats Shelby to reach 4th round

Forced out of the tournament after the third round previous year, Nadal is bidding to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 majors at the same event.

Steve Johnson has earned plenty of admirers for his courageous passage through the first two rounds of the tournament, his father having suddenly and unexpectedly passed away just weeks ago.

Venus Williams has reached the French Open's fourth round by beating an opponent who is 15 years younger than she is.

The second seed, now joint third on the all-time list for most wins at Roland Garros with 58, broke the Argentine to go 3-1 up in the first set.

And, despite a threatening thunderstorm which swirled around Roland Garros, the Spaniard is clearly on track to achieve the feat.

Basilashvili picked up some promising victories in his final tournament before the French Open, getting to the semi-finals in Lyon and that form has continued over to the Open. "If he wants me there, yeah, I will come", said Agassi.

What Jose Mourinho told his four debutants before Crystal Palace win
Given the millions in prize money up for grabs that was little surprise, yet the way the hosts' callow side bossed much of the game did.

Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has reached the fourth round of the French Open after a grueling match lasting more than three hours. Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and partner Pablo Cuevas beat Dennis Istomin and Treat Huey 5-7 7-6 6-4.

Kuznetsova wasted two match points serving at 5-3 and 40-15, and then dropped her serve.

Schwartzman put Djokovic's attempted renaissance under new superstar coach Andre Agassi to the test, the Argentinian leading by two sets to one before the holder eventually asserted himself to pull clear, winning 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-1.

Djokovic sealed victory on his first match point with a forehand victor down the line, completing the win in 3 hours, 19 minutes.

The second seed endured a rollercoaster of an afternoon on Philippe Chatrier court, picking up warnings for his behaviour as his mindset became as gloomy as the weather.

"I expected a tough match, there were lots of exchanges from the baseline and the conditions were heavy", said Djokovic.

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In Rajasthan, where the BJP is in power, over thousands of cows had perished at the government-run cowshed in Jaipur during 2016. The court said India was a predominantly agriculture-based country where animal husbandry played an important role.

"I congratulate Diego on a great battle".

Schwartzman needed some treatment to his back late in the fifth set.

Novak Djokovic and Albert Ramos-Vinolas meet in the fourth round of the 2017 French Open.

The underdog came up with a sumptuous backhand as he served out the set and the second went with serve until Djokovic piled on the pressure to go 5-3 up when Schwartzman netted.

Novak Djokovic hugs Argentina's Diego Schwartzman after their close fought match. Then, facing Ramos, Djokovic briefly lifted his racket overhead, before using it to flip a ball backward toward a ball boy. Djokovic walked over and barked: "What's wrong with you?"

French Open 2017: Highlights: Rafael Nadal cruises past Robin Haase
The Spaniard lost the opening set against the 53rd-ranked Estonian Anett Kontaveit but held on to win 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2. The fourth-seeded Nadal is trying to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 titles at a single grand slam.

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