French Open

2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic pulls out of French Open

2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic pulls out of French Open

Milos Raonic, the 2016 Wimbledon runner-up, has withdrawn from the French Open a week before the clay-court Grand Slam tournament begins.

May 20, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Juan Martin del Potro doubt for Roland Garros

Juan Martin del Potro doubt for Roland Garros

World number six Juan Martin del Potro could be a doubt for Roland Garros after sustaining a groin strain in Rome.

May 19, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from French Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from French Open

 France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from next week's Lyon Open and the French Open later this month after failing to recover from knee surgery.

May 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on Thursday.

May 03, 2018, 19:47 PM IST
Being patient will be key at Roland Garros: Yuki Bhambri

Being patient will be key at Roland Garros: Yuki Bhambri

Clay is not his preferred surface but Yuki Bhambri says he is ready for the French Open challenge and staying patient during long rallies will be key for his maiden campaign at the Roland Garros.

Apr 26, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
French Open prize money increases to more than USD 48 million

French Open prize money increases to more than USD 48 million

Roland Garros director Guy Forget says that the total prize money will reach 39.197 million euros (USD 48 million), an increase of about 3 million euros from last year.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
Tennis Grand Slam seedings cut to 16 from 2019

Tennis Grand Slam seedings cut to 16 from 2019

From 2019, Wimbledon and the Australian, French and US Opens will have only 16 seeded players in the men`s and women's draws.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth was felicitated at the P Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad after his recent victories at Denmark Open and French Open. 

Oct 31, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth wins French Open, his fourth Super Series title of 2017

Kidambi Srikanth wins French Open, his fourth Super Series title of 2017

He is also likely to rise to a career-best number two in the world rankings that will come out on Thursday. 

Oct 29, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
French Open: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth make winning start

French Open: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth make winning start

Prannoy, who has beaten the former World No. 1 Malaysian twice this season, will square off against Denmark's Hans- Kristian Solberg Vittinghus next.

Oct 25, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

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
Mahesh Bhupathi's 'years of hard work' wasted by wife Lara Dutta in Mumbai rain

Mahesh Bhupathi's 'years of hard work' wasted by wife Lara Dutta in Mumbai rain

Torrential rain accompanied by strong winds pummelled Mumbai today, disrupting rail, road and air services, uprooting trees, swamping homes, and bringing the megapolis to its knees.

Aug 29, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
Canadian Open: French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko falls to US qualifier Varvara Lepchenko

Canadian Open: French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko falls to US qualifier Varvara Lepchenko

Lepchenko rallied to stun French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko 1-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/5). Ninth seeded Williams also needed three sets and close to two hours to eliminate qualifier Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Aug 08, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Jul 17, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal wins 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set

The 31-year-old's 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) win over Karen on the fifth day of the coveted tournament implies that he has now clinched victory in 28 consecutive sets at Grand Slams, a record he had created back in 2010

Jul 08, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Jelena Ostapenko ready to ratchet up aggression in round 2 at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Jelena Ostapenko ready to ratchet up aggression in round 2 at All England Club

The Latvian, who shook up women`s tennis when she won the title at Roland Garros last month, will wield her fearsome forehand against Canadian qualifier Francoise Abanda in the second round on Wednesday.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
2017 Wimbledon: French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko still flying high as she reaches second round

2017 Wimbledon: French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko still flying high as she reaches second round

On Monday, her feet initially barely touched the ground as she soared past Belarussian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the opening set but eventually had to settle for a topsy-turvy 6-0 1-6 6-3 first round win to equal her best showing at Wimbledon.

Jul 04, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
Wimbledon  2017: After missing French Open, Roger Federer eyes record eighth title

Wimbledon 2017: After missing French Open, Roger Federer eyes record eighth title

Having won the Australian Open during an unexpectedly strong start to the season, Federer opted to miss the French Open and the tournaments leading up to Paris so he would stay fresh for Wimbledon.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:53 AM IST
Aegon International: Jelena Ostapenko wins first match after French Open triumph

Aegon International: Jelena Ostapenko wins first match after French Open triumph

There was a shock, though, at Eastbourne`s Devonshire Park as defending champion Dominika Cibulkova suffered a second-round knockout by British player Heather Watson.

Jun 27, 2017, 08:24 AM IST
Out of sorts Novak Djokovic to warm-up for Wimbledon at Eastbourne

Out of sorts Novak Djokovic to warm-up for Wimbledon at Eastbourne

World number four Djokovic comes into the event will be the tournament`s top seed ahead of number two Gael Monfils and number three John Isner.

Jun 21, 2017, 17:23 PM IST