Roland Garros

After seven years, Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal sweep all four Grand Slams in a year

In fact, going by numbers, since 2003 Wimbledon, 58 Grand Slams have been played. Federer bagged 19 while Nadal has 16 to his name – total standing to 35, which is almost 60 per cent of the total – such has been their dominance. Novak stands next on the list with 12 Majors and Murray and Wawrinka having three apiece to their name.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
French Open 2017: I had doubt whether I could win another Grand Slam title, admits Rafael Nadal

French Open 2017: I had doubt whether I could win another Grand Slam title, admits Rafael Nadal

On Sunday, the 31-year-old Spaniard coasted to a record 10th French Open title, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned him a 15th Grand Slam crown.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
French Open 2017: Ryan Harrison-Michael Venus win men's doubles title

French Open 2017: Ryan Harrison-Michael Venus win men's doubles title

Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus won their first Grand Slam tennis title with a victory in the men`s doubles final in the 2017 French Open.

Jun 12, 2017, 00:34 AM IST
French Open 2017: Vanquished Stan Wawrinka hails 'amazing' Rafael Nadal, says Spaniard is 'playing his best level on clay'

French Open 2017: Vanquished Stan Wawrinka hails 'amazing' Rafael Nadal, says Spaniard is 'playing his best level on clay'

Swiss third seed Wawrinka was trying to win his second Roland Garros title in three years but was blown away by Nadal 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.

Jun 12, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka – Live Streaming, TV listings, Date, Time, Venue

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka – Live Streaming, TV listings, Date, Time, Venue

What lay in Nadal's favour is that he hasn't dropped a set in this tournament and has given away just 29 games so far, in his march to the final. A win on the clay court today will make him the first man in the open era to clinch 10 titles in a single Grand Slam.

Jun 11, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win her maiden Grand Slam title

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win her maiden Grand Slam title

Ostapenko, who turned 20 on Thursday, threw her distinctive green headband into the crowd after a warm embrace with Halep who looked devastated.

Jun 10, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final

Nadal, who won the last of his French Opens in 2014, is bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam.

Jun 10, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
French Open 2017: Andy Murray is a tactical 'genius', says Mats Wilander

French Open 2017: Andy Murray is a tactical 'genius', says Mats Wilander

Britain`s world number one has made a career out of solving puzzles during matches -- making up for a lack of one killer shot by utilizing one of the best brains in men`s tennis," said the Swede who was also known for his smart tactics.

Jun 09, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
French Open 2017, Women's Final: First among equals as Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko eye title at Roland Garros — Preview

French Open 2017, Women's Final: First among equals as Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko eye title at Roland Garros — Preview

Halep marked herself out as a favourite for the title at Roland Garros after winning in Madrid and finishing runner-up in Rome, but a tumble in the Italian Open final left her with ankle ligament damage and cast doubt over whether she would play in Paris.

Jun 09, 2017, 08:48 AM IST
I am playing my best tennis, I have matured now: Rohan Bopanna on winning French Open

I am playing my best tennis, I have matured now: Rohan Bopanna on winning French Open

Bopanna won his first ever Major title with Gabriela Dabrowski, who became the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam trophy.

Jun 08, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic 'tanked' third set 6-0 against Dominic Thiem, feels tennis legend John McEnroe

French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic 'tanked' third set 6-0 against Dominic Thiem, feels tennis legend John McEnroe

Djokovic has not been at his best for a while now, winning just two titles in the last 12 months.

Jun 08, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enters 10th French Open semi-final

Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enters 10th French Open semi-final

Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Carreno Busta withdrew with abdominal pain, in 51 minutes, reports Efe. Nadal is bidding for his 10th French Open title.

Jun 07, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic near semi-final clash as Roland Garros awaits blockbuster Wednesday

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic near semi-final clash as Roland Garros awaits blockbuster Wednesday

World number one Andy Murray faces Kei Nishikori while 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka takes on Marin Cilic.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

French Open 2017: Headlines and sidelines from Day 10 at Roland Garros

Fans on the showcase Philippe Chatrier and Suzanne Lenglen courts booed when it was announced that the men`s quarter-finals were being pushed back to Wednesday.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
French Open 2017: Women`s singles quarter-finals line-up

French Open 2017: Women`s singles quarter-finals line-up

Pliskova next faces 28th seed Caroline Garcia who won her all-French grudge match with Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4.

Jun 06, 2017, 00:31 AM IST
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic into quarters as champion Garbine Muguruza crashes out

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic into quarters as champion Garbine Muguruza crashes out

Djokovic also became an 11-time quarter-finalist as he sauntered past Spain`s Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7/5), 6-1, 6-3.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

French Open: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

The 14-time major winner is yet to drop a set, conceding just six games in the last two rounds as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam.

Jun 04, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
French Open 2017:  Five matches to watch on day eight at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Five matches to watch on day eight at Roland Garros

Roberto Bautista Agut could be forgiven for any trepidation ahead of his fourth-round clash with Rafael Nadal. The record nine-time French Open champion inflicted a crushing defeat on Nikoloz Basilashvili in round three, dropping just one game in his most lopsided Grand Slam victory.

Jun 04, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
French Open 2017, Day 7: Andy Murray downs Juan Martin del Potro, French women in grudge match

French Open 2017, Day 7: Andy Murray downs Juan Martin del Potro, French women in grudge match

Murray, the runner-up to Novak Djokovic in 2016, will next face either John Isner of the United States or Russia`s Karen Khachanov.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
French Open 2017:  Five matches to watch on day seven at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Five matches to watch on day seven at Roland Garros

World number one Andy Murray and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro square off in the latest chapter of a thrilling rivalry. Murray holds a 6-3 edge over the giant Argentine, notably downing Del Potro in a grueling Olympic final last year to claim a second straight singles gold medal

Jun 03, 2017, 08:39 AM IST