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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates his record 12th French Open tennis tournament title after winning his men's final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem in four sets, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) ** FILE **

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title

- Associated Press

For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Thiem ends Djokovic’s Slam streak in French Open semifinals

- Associated Press

Novak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days.

Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in three sets, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

All’s well that ends well for No. 1 Osaka at French Open

- Associated Press

Osaka trailed by a set and a break Thursday against former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the second round at Roland Garros, before coming all the way back to win an entertaining matchup 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 and prolong her bid for a third consecutive major championship.

Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates winning her first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in three sets, 0-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )

Top-seeded Osaka bounces back to avoid French Open upset

- Associated Press

Five times just two points from defeat in a swirling wind, Osaka held it together enough to overcome all of those miscues and stretch her winning streak at majors to 15 matches by eventually beating 90th-ranked Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 0-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates winning her first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia in three sets 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Serena Williams turns match around to win at French Open

- Associated Press

Williams arrived in Paris having withdrawn from each of her past two tournaments because of a balky left knee, and the one before that because of illness. She had played only nine matches all season, and so her pursuit of a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title - fourth at Roland Garros - seemed no sure thing.

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Australia's Ashley Barty poses with the trophy after beating Germany's Julia Goerges during the final match of the Nature Valley Classic at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, Sunday June 23, 2019. (Tim Goode/PA via AP)

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1

Associated Press

Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held.

Feliciano Lopez of Spain celebrates after defeating Gilles Simon of France 6-2/6-7/7-6 in their men's singles final match at the Queens Club tennis tournament in London, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Murray completes fairytale return, Lopez claims 2 titles

Associated Press

Andy Murray completed a fairytale return from hip surgery by winning the Queen's Club doubles title with Feliciano Lopez, who ended Sunday with two titles after earlier winning the singles title as well.