Round one action of the 2011 Rolland Garros French Open in Paris, France. Clijsters defeated Yakimova 6-2, 6-3. Johanna Larsson eliminated 20th-seeded Ana Ivanovic 7-6 (7-3), 0-6, 6-2. Nadal defeated Isner in five sets, the longest match of his French Open career.
The Players Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida will be remembered mostly for Tiger Woods' early departure from the tournament, citing a left knee and left achilles injury he said he suffered hitting his drive off the first tee.
Animal Kingdom, making his first start on a dirt track, swept around the leaders in the final furlong of the Churchill Downs stretch and won by 2 3/4 surprising lengths. The spotlight is now on Animal Kingdom as he prepares for the next leg of his quest to become the 12th horse to sweep the Run for the Roses, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.
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