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Every weapon at hand for Serena Williams in US Open final, says coach

The American is also seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in her highly anticipated final against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, the number 15 seed, after injuries affected her form in some tournaments this year.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Petra Kvitova marches into third round of Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova`s decision to give her shoes an almighty whack with her racket turned out to be a masterstroke as the Czech`s legs finally started to move more freely, and she eked out a 7-5 6-2 win over Kristina Mladenovic at Wimbledon on Thursday.

Jul 05, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

French Open champion Ashleigh Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Against most people`s predictions the 23-year-old Australian notched up her first Grand Slam title on Parisian clay rather than the lawns to which her all-court game is most suited.

Jun 15, 2019, 00:39 AM IST

Ashleigh Barty recalls her 'amazing' cricket stint after maiden French Open title

The 23-year-old Australian became the first woman from her country in 46 years to clinch the French Open singles title when she swept aside Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in the summit showdown of the Roland Garros on Saturday.  

Jun 10, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Rafael Nadal will not play before Wimbledon

The 33-year-old will now head back home to Mallorca to recharge his batteries before heading to Wimbledon at the end of the month.

Jun 10, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to claim record-stretching 12th French Open title

The Spaniard, who now has 18 majors to his name, also becomes the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, going past Margaret Court`s 11 Australian Open titles.

Jun 09, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty wins French Open to claim maiden Grand Slam title

Eighth seed Barty joins 1969, 1970 and 1973 champion Margaret Court and 1971 winner Evonne Goolagong-Cawley on the list of Australian women who have lifted the trophy in the professional era.

Jun 08, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

Dominic Thiem sees off Novak Djokovic to reach French Open final

Thiem, the fourth seed, was leading 3-1 in the third set on Friday when the semi-final was interrupted by rain and then surprisingly abandoned for the day.

Jun 08, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem French Open semi-final to resume on Saturday

Thiem was leading 6-2 3-6 3-1 when rain stopped play for the second time at 1740 local time (1540GMT).

Jun 07, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Rafael Nadal reaches French Open final after defeating Roger Federer in straight sets

Nadal recorded a straight sets win over Federer in the semi-final match that was played on Court Phillippe-Chatrier. 

Jun 07, 2019, 20:17 PM IST

French Open organisers move to defuse WTA row

After a Wednesday washout, organisers scheduled both semi-finals, originally scheduled for Thursday, for Friday, with British number one Jo Konta`s contest against Czech Marketa Vondrousova moved to Court Simonne Mathieu, the newly-built third show court.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:21 PM IST

Teenager Marketa Vondrousova beats Johanna Konta to reach French Open final

Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova became the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam final for 10 years as she beat Johanna Konta 7-5 7-6(2) at the French Open on Friday.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty ends Amanda Anisimova's run to reach French Open final

The eighth-seeded Barty, the first Australian woman to play a final here since Sam Stosur in 2010, will take on Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday.

Jun 07, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Weather gives French Open organisers scheduling headache

Defending champion Simona Halep's quarter-final against Amanda Anisimova and Australian Ashleigh Barty's clash with Madison Keys will now be played on Thursday.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Factbox: Previous Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer clashes at French Open

A quick look at Rafael Nadal's domination of Roger Federer at Roland Garros. 

Jun 06, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

French Open: Hope for Roger Federer if he breaks Rafa's rhythm

Roger Federer has used just about everything in his vast armoury to try and beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open.

Jun 06, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

French Open: ‘Old’ Halep counting on experience to tame teenager Anisimova

Having dismantled 18-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland 6-1 6-0 in the last round, defending champion Halep faces a potentially tricky encounter against American Amanda Anisimova.

Jun 05, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Jo Konta beats Sloane Stephens to enter French Open semi-finals

Jo Konta cantered into the semi-finals of the French Open on Tuesday, blitzing American Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-4.

Jun 05, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

Roger Federer excited to try and solve Nadal puzzle at French Open

The last time Federer beat Nadal anywhere on clay was in Madrid in 2009.

Jun 05, 2019, 09:34 AM IST

French Open: Alexander Zverev beats Fognini to reach quarter-finals

German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini on Monday.

Jun 04, 2019, 11:44 AM IST