Returning to the French Open a year after he lost in the final to Rafael Nadal, top-ranked Novak Djokovic posted a convincing 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 victory over Jarkko Nieminen.
Sanchez, 26, arrived at the Emirates Stadium last summer, with the Gunners forking out a reported £35 million to sign him from Barcelona.
The 27-year-old defender has been linked with a United move but Valencia president Amadeo Salvo says his club will not be pressured into a cheap sale.
Dylan Hartley's participation in the World Cup could be in doubt with the England and Northampton hooker facing a Rugby Football Union disciplinary hearing on Wednesday.
Trevor Bayliss has been confirmed as England's new coach the day after it emerged that he had become the ECB's preferred choice ahead of Jason Gillpesie. He will join the ECB next month ahead of the Ashes series which begins in July.
Six-time Olympic champion wins first race of 2015 on European soil.
The London side, currently without a manager, came top of the Premier League Fair Play table and will start their Europa League campaign on July 2.
Agent Ernesto Bronzetti says that current Napoli boss Benitez is all but certain to succeed the sacked Ancelotti in the Bernabeu dugout this summer.
European captain says Americans will be 'baying for blood' when competition moves to Hazeltine next September.
'It would have been very foolish to make any changes,' says European captain.
French Open: Highlights
Nadal breezes through first round (0:56)
Steve Bunce: Amir Khan fights for boxing's most prestigious prize, the equivalent of the Championship play-off final - the right to face Floyd Mayweather and make a mint.
Saints and England fullback aims to be back at running full pelt inside four weeks.
Premier League club concerned by interest in Chelsea goalkeeper from Paris Saint-Germain.
Terry on Mourinho: "For me he is the best manager I have played under by a long way. He is different class. Not just on the pitch, but off the pitch."
The 24-year-old PFA Player of the Year says he would be "silly" to leave Chelsea, and wants to adds the Champions League to his list of silverware.
Spanish club vow they will not to be forced to sell the centre-back amid reports linking him with Manchester United.
Current Manchester United manager Van Gaal had two spells in charge at the Camp Nou -- from 1997 to 2000 and from 2002 to 2003.
Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque opted against using Chelsea's Diego Costa or Manchester United's Ander Herrera in his latest squad.
Manager's position at Liverpool remains secure despite embarrassment suffered at the Britannia Stadium, sources tell ESPN.
Frank Lampard has warned Man United and Arsenal that Chelsea and Manchester City can continue to be the Premier League's dominant duo for years.
Fourth seed eases into second round with a 6-0 7-5 6-3 win over Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka.
Ben Stokes lights up Lord's for second afternoon running as England rattle through New Zealand line-up to win by 124 runs.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova had to work harder than she had hoped, but she advanced to the second round. Carla Suarez Navarro and Samantha Stosur also won their openers.
Harry Kane has vowed to build on his breakthrough year in the Premier League and defy the doubters next season.
Briton admitted there were plenty of names he wanted to fight ahead of New Yorker following Floyd Mayweather's snub.
Messi came first in the poll after receiving 55.87 percent of the vote, with Ronaldo finishing in second with 35.37 percent.
German pokes fun at the lack of grid girls before Monaco Grand Prix and complains about having to park behind "George or Dave".
In front of the watching Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund came of age as he moved into the second round of the French Open with his first victory at a grand slam.
American heavyweight Kevin Johnson has scoffed at Anthony Joshua's unbeaten professional record ahead of their clash at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday.
South Korean rookie blows away his rivals at the BMW PGA Championship.
Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond strike early in the first half at Wembley as Norwich see off Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final to return to the top flight at the first time of asking.
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No Ander Herrera, Thiago Alcantara, Juan Mata or Diego Costa in the latest Spain squad.