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Smash hit: Satwik-Chirag enter Paris final

October 27, 2019 9:35 am

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won their French Open men's doubles semifinal on Saturday. After quarters in 2017 and semis in 2018 at the same venue, India's dynamic duo make their first Super 750 finals.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty script history for Indian badminton

October 27, 2019 12:35 am

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have become the first ever Indian men's doubles pair to reach a World Tour 750 final. They beat Japan's Endo and Watanabe 21-11, 25-23 in the semifinal on Saturday to continue their giant-killing run.

French Open Men's Doubles Semifinal Highlights: Satwik, Chirag win in straight games to enter final

October 27, 2019 12:30 am

French Open Badminton 2019 Men's Doubles Semifinal, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Hiroyuki Endo/Yuta Watanabe Highlights: The Indian pair have continued their golden run by reaching the final of the Super 750 tournament.

French Open: Satwik/Chirag continue golden run to semis; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu out

October 26, 2019 8:23 am

French Open: Saina Nehwal suffered a 20-22, 21-23 defeat to 17-year-old An Se Young. PV Sindhu lost 16-21, 26-24, 17-21 to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying. Satwik and Chirag are the only Indians to have made it to the semis, in the men's doubles event.

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal steamroll into French Open quarterfinals; Satwik-Chirag pull off upset

October 24, 2019 11:02 pm

Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal registered dominating victories over their opponents in their Round of 16 matches at the French Open on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal progresses in French Open on another disappointing day for India

October 24, 2019 1:56 am

Saina Nehwal is through to the French Open Round 2. Saina's win comes on a day when joy was hard to find for Indian badminton fans.

With 12th French Open title, Rafael Nadal cements his legacy with outrageous dominance

June 10, 2019 11:01 am

Rafael Nadal became the first player in any era to win 12 singles titles at the same Grand Slam tournament.

French Open: Novak Djokovic in trouble as rain stops play

June 08, 2019 3:06 pm

The play was cancelled for the day about 50 minutes later despite no rain falling -leading to criticism from former French Open champion and pundit Jim Courier.

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal defeats Roger Federer in straight sets to storm into finals

June 07, 2019 7:58 pm

Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 to storm into his 12th final at Roland Garros.

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal demolishes Kei Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Federer

June 05, 2019 1:12 am

Not only did Rafael Nadal have the numbers in his favour, but Kei Nishikori's game had failed to catch fire since the beginning of the tournament.


Serena Williams wins her third French Open, 20th Grand Slam title

June 07, 2015 12:36 am

Serena Williams wins her third French Open title after beating Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-7 6-2 in the final.

French Open: Stan Wawrinka enters his first final

June 07, 2015 2:45 pm

Stan Wawrinka wins his semi-final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4 to enter his first French Open final.

French Open: Novak Djokovic goes past Rafael Nadal; Serena Williams drowns Sara Errani

June 03, 2015 10:30 pm

Nadal and Errani were no match to Djokovic and Williams respectively.


Marion Bartoli inaugurates clay court in New Delhi

February 09, 2016 6:42 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): 2013 Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli inaugurated a clay court at RK Khanna Tennis Stadium in New Delhi. Bartoli inaugurated two new clay courts at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) as part of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) initiative to improve the standards of grassroots tennis in India. The Wimbledon Champion was in the national capital to launch the second edition of Rendez-vous Roland Garros, a tournament for Indian boys and girls to earn a wild card for the junior French Open.