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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

French Open: Stephens keen to end Konta run in quarter finals

Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the "neutraliser" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton.

Jun 04, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

French Open: Alexander Zverev reaches fourth round after another five-set marathon

The German fifth seed threw away a two-set lead against Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Court Simonne Mathieu before setting up a meeting with Fabio Fognini.

Jun 02, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Roger Federer cruises into French Open 4th round

The Swiss reeled the youngster back in, forcing the game to a tie-break where he squandered three match points before going on to win.

Jun 01, 2019, 00:23 AM IST

Rafael Nadal survives scare against David Goffin to reach French Open last-16

Nadal has reached the fourth round for the 14th time, a Roland Garros record he now shares with his likely semi-final opponent Roger Federer.

Jun 01, 2019, 00:00 AM IST

Serena Williams eases into third round of French Open

Serena will now lock horns with rising compatriot Sofia Kenin in an all-American third round of the women's singles event on Saturday. 

May 30, 2019, 21:12 PM IST

Petra Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury

Kvitova, a semi-finalist in Paris in 2012, made a strong start to the clay court season by winning the title in Stuttgart and reaching the quarter-finals in Madrid.

May 27, 2019, 19:02 PM IST

Roger Federer admits he's stepping into the unknown in Paris

The former world number one won his only Roland Garros title back in 2009, and he wanted to give it another go after skipping the last three editions of the claycourt major.

May 24, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

Roger Federer quashes retirement rumours ahead of French Open return

Third-seed Federer will begin his campaign at the French Open against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego on May 26. 

May 24, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Holder Simona Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open

The 27-year-old Romanian enters Roland Garros as favourite for the title given the contrasting form of some of the top names, including Japan`s world number one Naomi Osaka.

May 21, 2019, 00:28 AM IST

Roland-Garros eSeries India leg: Mumbai's Rohit Thakur makes it two-in-a-row

Last year too, Thakur won the competition when he represented India in the first edition of Roland Garros e-Series finals held in Paris.

Apr 13, 2019, 21:04 PM IST

WTA set to offer increased rankings protection for returning mothers

A player returning from pregnancy will have a three-year period to use her Special Ranking, which will now begin at the birth of the child.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

French Open: Yuki Bhambri back in 80s, Prajnesh touches career-best rank of 169

 Top-ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri today jumped nine places to 84 while Prajnesh Gunneswaran touched a career-best rank of 169 after climbing 14 spots on the ranking ladder.

Jun 11, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

French Open: Catch us if you can Rafael Nadal keeps old guard in control

 When Rafael Nadal broke down in tears on the Roland Garros podium on Sunday as 15,000 people, plus a smattering of Hollywood heavyweights, stood and honoured his staggering 11th French Open

Jun 11, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

Tennis ace Rafael Nadal to face first timer Thiem in Rolland Garros finals

The city of Paris is set to witness history as Tennis ace Rafael Nadal is aiming to win his 11th Rolland Garros title when he faces off with fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria, who is looking forward to claim his first.

Jun 10, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

French Open: Simona Halep eases past Sloane Stephens, wins first title

Top seed and Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep won her first ever grand slam title after surging past a fighting Sloane Stephens of the United States in the final of women`s singles at the Roland Garros on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

French Open: Simona Halep into third Roland Garros final, vows to erase 2017 heartbreak

Top seed Simona Halep reached her third French Open final on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over former champion Garbine Muguruza.

Jun 08, 2018, 09:10 AM IST

Rafael Nadal fights back to reach French Open semis

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his quest for 11th French Open title as he cemented his place in the semi-finals at the Roland Garros after struggling past Diego Schwartzma of Argentina on Thursday.

Jun 07, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

Rafael Nadal trailing Diego Schwartzman as rain intervenes

Defending champion Rafael Nadal faced an anxious night after rain intervened with him trailing Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in his French Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

French Open: Novak Djokovic facing career crisis point

 Novak Djokovic is facing the gravest crisis of his career after a shock French Open defeat to Italian journeyman Marco Cecchinato left him contemplating missing Wimbledon to rebuild his game and reboot his state of mind.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:50 AM IST