‘Everything is possible’: Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam

06/15/2021

Paris, France—Novak Djokovic has set his sights on the Golden Grand Slam of all four majors and the Olympic title, insisting: “Everything is possible”. The world number one captured a second French Open and 19th Slam with…

‘Poland Garros’: Swiatek powers to landmark French Open triumph

Agence France Presse 10/11/2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek won her country’s first Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as she defeated American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 to become the youngest women’s French Open champion since 1992. The 19-year-old Swiatek,…

Alex Eala reaches semis in 2020 French Open juniors

Marc Anthony Reyes 10/09/2020

Filipino tennis hope Alex Eala fought through a problematic service game to overcome Czech Republic’s Linda Noskova, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, late Thursday, October 8, 2020, and reach a milestone by barging into the French Open girls singles…

Alex Eala books French Open girls’ quarterfinals spot

Celest Flores-Colina 10/08/2020

Filipino tennis ace Alex Eala booked a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2020 French Open Juniors singles tournament after turning back Spain’s Leyre Romero Gormaz, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, on Wednesday (Manila time). It is the first…

French Open not considering event behind closed doors

06/19/2020

French Open organizers have “absolutely” rejected the scenario of playing the tournament behind closed doors, the president of the French Tennis Federation said on Wednesday. Bernard Giudicelli said all of the tickets sold for the tournament in…

Postponed French Open topics: Rafa’s 20th? Serena’s 24th?

05/28/2020

If the French Open were being held as scheduled right now — instead of postponed to September because of the coronavirus pandemic — Rafael Nadal would have been seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer’s…

Halep tops Stephens to rule French Open

AP 06/10/2018

Paris — Maybe all of those losses in Grand Slam finals helped Simona Halep actually win one. She’d gone 0-3 in matches with a major trophy on the line before facing Sloane Stephens for the French Open…

French Open men’s semis roster set

AP 06/08/2018

PARIS — Rafael Nadal takes a 10-0 French Open semifinal record into his matchup at Roland Garros against 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro. Nadal is closing in on his record-extending 11th title at the…

Serena Williams pulls out of French Open due to chest injury

AP 06/05/2018

PARIS — Serena Williams tried to play through the pain of an injured chest muscle. Eventually, barely able to serve, she knew she had to call off her Grand Slam comeback. Williams pulled out of the French…

No seeding for Serena Williams in French Open

AP 05/22/2018

PARIS — Serena Williams’ return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave just got even tougher. French Open organizers announced on Monday they will not give Williams a seeding. “This year again, tournament officials will establish the…

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