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I'll defend French Open title whenever it's played, says Ash Barty

March 19, 2020 4:04 pm

Ash Barty did not receive a heads up from tournament chief Guy Forget about moving the 2020 edition back by four months but said she would grasp at any chance she gets to defend her title.

Coronavirus Fallout: What the French Open rejig means for players

March 26, 2020 9:25 am

This year’s French Open has been moved from its usual spot, in at the end of May to a week after the US Open. It’s a move that has not gone down well with the players who have been reeling because of an already altered calendar year.

French Open postponed until September because of COVID-19

March 17, 2020 10:22 pm

The organisers of the Roland-Garros announced that the tournament will be played from September 20 to October 4 this year.

French Open to be Roger Federer's only claycourt appearance in 2020

February 14, 2020 12:41 pm

Roger Federer skipped the entire claycourt season in 2017 and 2018 and last year played only two tournaments on the surface before arriving in Paris for the French Open.

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.


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.