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Bethanie Mattek-Sands loses but career back on track after horror injury

Bethanie Mattek-Sands loses but career back on track after horror injury

 American Bethanie Mattek-Sands bowed out in the second round of the French Open on Thursday, beaten by Germany`s former world number nine Andrea Petkovic.

Jun 01, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
French open: I want to make my daughter proud of me, says Serena Williams

French open: I want to make my daughter proud of me, says Serena Williams

 Serena Williams said she wants to make her daughter proud after fighting back to reach the French Open third round.

Jun 01, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
French Open: German Peter Gojowczyk handed hefty fine for retiring in first round

French Open: German Peter Gojowczyk handed hefty fine for retiring in first round

 German Peter Gojowczyk was fined 25,000 euros ($29,210.00) on Thursday after he retired from his French Open first-round match against Britain`s Cameron Norrie.

Jun 01, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Alexander Zverev, Caroline Wozniacki headline day six at Roland Garros

Alexander Zverev, Caroline Wozniacki headline day six at Roland Garros

Second seed Alexander Zverev will resume his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title against Bosnian Damir Dzumhur in the third round of the French Open on Friday.

Jun 01, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
French Open: Serena Williams shows plenty of fight to subdue Ashleigh Barty

French Open: Serena Williams shows plenty of fight to subdue Ashleigh Barty

 The "warrior princess" inside Serena Williams came out in full fighting mode on Thursday as the American proved she was no pushover in a Grand Slam with her 3-6 6-3 6-4 French Open second round win

Jun 01, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal on a roll, Richard Gasquet next in the firing line

French Open: Rafael Nadal on a roll, Richard Gasquet next in the firing line

Rafael Nadal had expected to be spending his days fishing off his home island of Mallorca by the time he reached the age of 32 and his good friend Richard Gasquet probably wishes he was.

Jun 01, 2018, 09:02 AM IST
French Open: Nadal too hot for Pella as he rolls into third round

French Open: Nadal too hot for Pella as he rolls into third round

The Spanish world number one has now won his last 27 sets at Roland Garros, having captured a 10th title last year without dropping a set.

May 31, 2018, 22:05 PM IST
Caroline Wozniacki the danger in French Open women's draw, says Mats Wilander

Caroline Wozniacki the danger in French Open women's draw, says Mats Wilander

 Caroline Wozniacki`s French Open record does not strike fear into opponents but the Dane could be the dangerwoman at this year`s French Open, according to former champion Mats Wilander.

May 31, 2018, 15:19 PM IST
Yuki Bhambri, Divij Sharan in second round at French Open

Yuki Bhambri, Divij Sharan in second round at French Open

The Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the French Open after blunting the challenge of Fabrice Martin and Purav Raja.

May 31, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
Grigor Dimitrov survives Jared Donaldson dogfight to reach French Open third round

Grigor Dimitrov survives Jared Donaldson dogfight to reach French Open third round

Claycourt tennis has never come easy for silky Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and his struggle to master the dirt was evident again in a four-hour dogfight with Jared Donaldson in the French Open second

May 31, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Benoit Paire falls short, but Kei Nishikori faces another French test

Benoit Paire falls short, but Kei Nishikori faces another French test

Fiery Benoit Paire toyed with and teased the emotions of his fellow Frenchmen for a smidgeon shy of three hours on Wednesday, before bowing out of his home Grand Slam in the second round.

May 31, 2018, 08:32 AM IST
Alexander Zverev survives test of nerve in French Open Round 2

Alexander Zverev survives test of nerve in French Open Round 2

Alexander Zverev eventually controlled his nerves to reach the French Open third round with a 2-6 7-5 4-6 6-1 6-2 win over Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Wednesday as he bids to improve on a below-par

May 31, 2018, 08:28 AM IST
French Open: New mum Serena back in the Grand Slam groove in Paris

French Open: New mum Serena back in the Grand Slam groove in Paris

Even the Parisian stormclouds cleared for Serena Williams on Tuesday, as the new mother's baby steps back to Grand Slam tennis became a stride into the second round of the French Open.

May 30, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
French Open 2018: Serena Williams back in business as Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova survive scares

French Open 2018: Serena Williams back in business as Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova survive scares

Rafael Nadal on Tuesday racked up his 80th win in Paris by seeing off Italian lucky loser Simone Bolelli 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (11/9).

May 30, 2018, 00:08 AM IST
Yuki Bhambri to begin French Open debut against Ruben Bemelmans

Yuki Bhambri to begin French Open debut against Ruben Bemelmans

Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri had earlier qualified for the main draw of the Roland Garros for the first time after winning the Chinese Taipei Challenger title with straight sets win over compatriot

May 29, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin look for winning start

French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin look for winning start

Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna will also play in the mixed doubles event when he begins his campaign at the Rolland Garros along with Hungarian tennis star Timea Babos on Wednesday. 

May 29, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action on day three

French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action on day three

Serena Williams has not played a major tournament since winning the 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September.

May 29, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
Novak Djokovic's bid for second French Open off to glum-faced start

Novak Djokovic's bid for second French Open off to glum-faced start

Novak Djokovic has said that he felt he was beginning to play better and free of pain after "a long 12 months". 

May 29, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to action

French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to action

Serena Williams has not played a major tournament since winning a 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September.

May 29, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
French Open: Great Dane Caroline Wozniacki in solid form early in Paris

French Open: Great Dane Caroline Wozniacki in solid form early in Paris

The most recently minted Grand Slam champion in tennis booked her second round French Open slot on Monday as Caroline Wozniacki overcame a stuttering start to beat Danielle Collins 7-6(2) 6-1 in

May 28, 2018, 22:29 PM IST

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