Tennis: Sinner takes over No.1 spot from Djokovic

Agence France Presse 06/11/2024

Janik Sinner’s anticipated rise to world No.1 was made official on Monday when the ATP released its new rankings, making him the first Italian ever to hold the top spot. Sinner reached the semi-finals of the French…

Carlos Alcaraz wins French Open for third Grand Slam title

06/10/2024

PARIS (AP) — As Carlos Alcaraz began constructing his comeback in Sunday’s French Open final, a 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Alexander Zverev for a first championship at Roland Garros and third Grand Slam title…

French Open: Nadal ready for an emotional farewell

Agence France Presse 05/22/2024

Rafael Nadal will bring down the curtain on his 19-year French Open career with the likelihood of adding to his 14 titles greatly diminished before he leaves behind a record and reputation unlikely ever to be matched.…

FRENCH OPEN: Djokovic stands by Kosovo statement, wishes to put incident behind him

06/01/2023

PARIS – Serbian Novak Djokovic said he stood by his statement on Kosovo but wished to put the controversy behind him after his second-round victory at the French Open on Wednesday. The world number three wrote: “Kosovo…

French Open: Coco Gauff becomes youngest Grand Slam finalist in 18 years

Agence France Presse 06/03/2022

PARIS–Coco Gauff will face world number one Iga Swiatek for the French Open title after the teenager eased into her maiden Grand Slam final with a straight-sets victory over Martina Trevisan on Thursday. The 18-year-old American claimed…

Kenya’s Okutoyi aiming to be ‘Serena of Africa’ at French Open

Agence France Presse 05/28/2022

It has been a long and painful path for Angella Okutoyi to reach the red clay courts of Roland Garros but the 18-year-old Kenyan is in no doubt about her ambition. “The French Open is the big…

Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz hunt spots in French Open last 16

Agence France Presse 05/27/2022

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal aim to take another step Friday towards a blockbuster quarter-final clash at the French Open, while Carlos Alcaraz targets a place in the last 16 after surviving a match point in the…

French Open: Carlos Alcaraz wins in 4 1/2-hour marathon

Reuters 05/26/2022

Teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz of Spain outlasted countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a match that lasted more than 4 ½ hours on Wednesday at the French Open in Paris. The sixth-seeded Alcaraz, 19, took the match 6-1, 6-7…

Holder Djokovic eases past Nishioka into round two of French Open

Reuters 05/24/2022

PARIS — World number one and holder Novak Djokovic cruised past Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-1 6-0 on Monday, May 23, 2022, to advance to the French Open second round in a comfortable start to his quest…

‘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…

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