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French Open 2017


Four Wimbledon, French Open matches flagged for unusual betting

July 20, 2017 5:07 pm

The Tennis Integrity Unit says a total of four matches at Wimbledon and the French Open have been flagged for unusual betting patterns. The TIU's quarterly report said a total of 53 match alerts were received from April to June.

French Open 2017: Ten talking points - brutal Rafael Nadal; Jelena Ostapenko, Rohan Bopanna's first and more

June 12, 2017 10:48 pm

French Open 2017 saw singles winners in Rafael Nadal - winning his tenth title in Paris - and Jelena Svitolina - winning just her first title. There was reason to celebrate for India too with Rohan Bopanna winning the mixed doubles title with Gabriela Dabrowski.

Johanna Konta refuses to be burdened by expectations ahead of Wimbledon

June 12, 2017 6:47 pm

Johanna Konta excelled in the first few tournaments of the year, winning the Sydney International and the Miami Open, but the 26-year-old failed to shine on clay and lost in the first round of the French Open to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan.

Rafael Nadal moves up to No. 2 in ATP ranking, Novak Djokovic slides to fourth

June 12, 2017 4:27 pm

Rafael Nadal moved up by two spots to stand at the highest placing in the ATP rankings since October 2014 - No. 2 while Jelena Ostapenko jumped from 47th to a career-high 12th in the WTA rankings after the two won the French Open title this weekend.

French Open king Rafael Nadal hails Uncle Toni after completing La Decima

June 12, 2017 1:23 am

Rafa Nadal paid tribute to his uncle and coach Toni after winning a record-extending 10th French Open title. Toni Nadal is planning to step down as his nephew's head coach at the end of the season.

Rafael Nadal now favourite for Wimbledon with Roger Federer, says Mats Wilander

June 12, 2017 12:07 am

Mats Wilander believes Rafael Nadal's tenth French Open triumph will send the Spaniard into Wimbledon next month as a favourite for the title alongside Switzerland's Roger Federer. Nadal has won Wimbledon twice but not since 2010.

Rafael Nadal applauded by peers after record tenth French Open crown

June 11, 2017 10:13 pm

Rafael Nadal thanked his uncle and coach Toni who would be stepping down at the end of the year having been with him since an age of four. Toni was joined on the presentation with Nadal praising his uncle, "Without my uncle I would not have won 10 trophies."

Rafael Nadal concedes just 35 games on the way to tenth French Open title: Key stats

June 11, 2017 10:23 pm

Rafael Nadal's tenth French Open title is his 15th Grand Slam title and that has taken him ahead of Pete Sampras in the overall tally while standing behind only Roger Federer who has 18 Grand Slams. Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in Paris on Sunday.

Rafael Nadal creates history with 10th French Open title

June 12, 2017 9:54 am

Rafael Nadal became the first man or woman to win ten Grand Slam titles at the same venue when he got the better of Stan Wawrinka at the French Open in a comprehensive show that didn't allow the Swiss player any chance in the contest.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova win French Open doubles, third straight major

June 11, 2017 6:48 pm

Bethanie Mattek-Sands, however, praised her opponents, who had dropped just one set on their way to the final. "You guys have done a great job and you're an awesome team,” the 32-year-old said. "I’m sure we're gonna be facing you again soon."


Rafael Nadal completes La Decima by winning French Open 2017

June 12, 2017 12:54 am

Rafael Nadal regained his Roland Garros throne after two years in exile with a brutal 6-2 6-3 6-1 mauling of Swiss Stan Wawrinka to complete 'La Decima'.

Stan Wawrinka's road to French Open men's singles final

June 11, 2017 12:40 am

Third ranked Swiss Stan Wawrinka has made it for the second time in the French Open final and will face the nine-time French Open champion, Rafael Nadal on Sunday. Stan has performed exceptionally well in this year's French Open campaign.

Jelena Ostapenko rallies to French Open title

June 10, 2017 11:42 pm

Jelena Ostapenko created history after defeating Simona Halep in straight sets and clinched her first French Open, also her first Grand Slam. The 20-year old came back after losing the first set 6-4 and went onto win the last two sets comprehensively 6-4, 6-3.

Rafael Nadal's road to French Open 2017 men's singles final

June 10, 2017 9:24 pm

Rafael Nadal's quest for a record-extending tenth French Open title will be tested when he will take on Stan Wawrinka. On his way to the summit clash, the Spaniard has not yet dropped a set and is vying to become the only player to win a same Grand Slam 10 times.