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Roland Garros


French Open: Novak Djokovic resists gallant Stefanos Tsitsipas to set up Nadal final

October 11, 2020 8:27 am

French Open final: Victory would earn him an 18th Grand Slam title while Nadal can match Roger Federer’s record haul of 20.

French Open: Iga Swiatek, the math-head who can write history

October 10, 2020 7:47 am

Using geometry of the court and her measured tennis, 19-year-old aims to solve the Kenin problem to become the first Polish woman to win Grand Slam.

French Open 2020: Sofia Kenin eyes 2nd Slam of year, Iga Swiatek 1st of career

October 09, 2020 5:58 pm

And the stakes in their second matchup at Roland Garros are considerably different from that 2016 meeting, too: Kenin, a 21-year-old from Florida, and Swiatek, a 19-year-old from Poland, will face each other Saturday in the French Open women's final.

Explained: Why does World No. 1 Novak Djokovic want line-umpires to be replaced by technology?

October 08, 2020 7:51 am

Being a tennis umpire is a proper profession and requires years of training. At the Grand Slams, line-umpires are highly qualified officials, who sometimes face the wrath of superstar players even when the call is right, or they aren’t even involved.

French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic battles past Karen Khachanov in first real test

October 06, 2020 3:31 pm

Djokovic faced stiff resistance before taking the first set and had an anxious moment when his attempted return off one Khachanov serve ricocheted off his frame and struck a line judge in the head, reviving memories of his U.S. Open debacle.

Divij Sharan bows out after opening-round loss at Roland Garros

October 01, 2020 11:46 am

It was Divij's second straight opening-round loss at a Grand Slam after the US Open ouster.

Ace tennis player Vaishnavi Adkar to play at Junior French Open wild card playoffs in Paris

September 19, 2020 4:35 am

The number one (U-16) national tennis player has been training under coach Kedar Shah of Bounce Tennis Academy since she was 12 and has had uniform growth at the local, state and national level.

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 2019: Rafa Nadal and the science of sliding on clay

June 07, 2019 11:03 am

On a surface where inches and milliseconds make the difference, the key to Nadal’s strengths is his on-court mobility.

French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka survives again, no sweat for Serena Williams

May 31, 2019 1:10 am

On Day Five of French Open 2019, top seed Naomi Osaka got past Victoria Azarenka in a tight three-setter to progress into the third round.


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.