Nadal, Ferrer gain French Open final spots

Nadal, Ferrer gain French Open final spots

PARIS, June 7 (UPI) -- Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal will go against fellow Spaniard David Ferrer, a first-time majors finalist, in the championship match of the French Open.
Djokovic-Nadal rematch highlights French Open semifinals

Djokovic-Nadal rematch highlights French Open semifinals

PARIS, June 6 (UPI) -- The marquee matchup of the men's French Open draw comes in the semifinals when No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic goes against seven-time champion Rafael Nadal.
Tsonga beats Federer, advances to French Open semifinal

Tsonga beats Federer, advances to French Open semifinal

PARIS, June 4 (UPI) -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ousted No. 2-seeded Roger Federer in straight sets Tuesday and will play David Ferrer in the semifinals of the French Open.

French Sister Emmanuelle dead at age 99

PARIS, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Sister Emmanuelle -- a nun revered in France for her work with the poor -- has died at the age of 99, members of her Roman Catholic order say.

Rusedski, Spadea to meet in Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I., July 9 (UPI) -- Defending champion Greg Rusedski of Great Britain will meet American Vincent Spadea in the final of the Campbell's Hall of Fame Championships.

Courier, Noah, Novotna join Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Jim Courier, Yannick Noah and Jana Novotna, all grand slam winners, were elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame Tuesday.

Yannick Noah's son a developing hoops star

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., March 23 (UPI) -- The 19-year-old son of tennis star Yannick Noah is poised to make his national debut in the United States in a high school all-star basketball game.

Mathieu wins second straight tournament

LYON, France, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Young frenchamn Paul-Henri Mathieu won Sunday for the second straight week, posting a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Gustavo Kuerten in the final of the $761,000 Ly

French Open play postponed by rain

PARIS, June 5 (UPI) -- Heavy rain suspended play Wednesday at the French Open, forcing three men's quarterfinal matches and the women's semifinal matches to be played on Thursday.

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Rain delays play at French Open

Venus Wiliams wins Paris tennis

PARIS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Venus Williams claimed her second tennis title of the young year Sunday when an injured Jelena Dokic was unable to compete in the final of the $585,000 Open Gaz
Yannick Noah

Infobox last updated on: January 23, 2007.

Yannick Noah (born May 18, 1960, Sedan, Ardennes, France) is a pop-soul singer and former professional tennis player from France. He is best remembered for winning the men's singles title at the French Open in 1983, and as a highly-successful captain of France's Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams. Since his retirement from the game, Noah has remained in the public eye as a popular music performer and as the co-founder, with his mother, of a charity organization for underprivileged children.

Noah turned professional in 1977, and won his first top-level singles title in 1978 in Manila.

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