Tennis


June 10, 2018 12:14:57 am

Simona Halep had played two finals in Paris before, losing to Russian Maria Sharapova in 2014 and then to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in heartbreaking fashion last year.

June 9, 2018 11:52:07 pm

Beating Rafael Nadal at the French Open is arguably the biggest challenge in the world of sports and on Sunday, Dominic Thiem will be looking to do just that.

June 10, 2018 7:19:12 pm

Rafa Nadal plays Austrian Dominic Thiem on Saturday in hope of his 11th French Open title.

June 9, 2018 11:45:05 pm

Rafael Nadal said that a comparison between the prize money earned by male and female players shouldn't even be made as the former attract bigger crowds.

June 9, 2018 11:09:56 pm

Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally claim her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 at French Open on Saturday.

June 10, 2018 12:04:16 am

World number one Simona Halep recovered from a sluggish start to clinch her first Grand Slam title with a 3-6 6-4 6-1 win over American Sloane Stephens in the French Open final on Saturday.

June 9, 2018 9:27:42 pm

Simona Halep came back from a set down to beat Sloane Stephens in the final and win her maide Grand Slam.

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his semi final match against Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro
June 9, 2018 1:18:23 pm

Only three times (once when he withdrew with an injury) has Rafa Nadal not reached the French Open final since he first re-defined claycourt tennis in 2005 as a sleeveless warrior.

June 8, 2018 10:57:24 pm

Rafael Nadal left Juan Martin Del Potro trailing in a cloud of Parisian clay dust to set up a final against Dominic Thiem.

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her quarter final match against Germany's Angelique Kerber
June 8, 2018 10:41:46 pm

World number one Simona Halep gets a fourth chance to finally win a Grand Slam title when she starts as favourite in the French Open final against American Sloane Stephens on Saturday.

dominic thiem
June 8, 2018 7:56:02 pm

Dominic Thiem reached the first Grand Slam final of his career by ending the surprising run of 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato of Italy at Roland Garros.

June 9, 2018 6:07:05 pm

Rafael Nadal steamrolled Juan Martin Del Potro 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 to reach an 11th French Open final where he will face first time finalist Dominic Thiem.

Rafael Nadal Cristiano Ronaldo
June 8, 2018 9:07:49 am

Rafael Nadal, at the age of 32, has reached the semifinal of the French Open and is touted to be the favourite to lift the trophy.

Roger Federer
June 8, 2018 9:19:47 am

Robin Soderling’s career burned bright but fast, hitting its crescendo with the two French Open finals, and wins over modern greats Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer en route.

June 8, 2018 12:29:18 am

Nicolas Mahut fell to the ground at the 18th minute of the men's doubles semifinal after receiving an unfortunate forehand on the left temple by his partner at Roland Garros on Thursday.

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June 8, 2018 12:10:10 am

Being a 10-times champion did not prevent Rafael Nadal from feeling nervous against Argentine Diego Schwartzman in their French Open quarter-final, with the Spaniard admitting.

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. in action during her semi final match against Madison Keys of the U.S. in French Open
June 7, 2018 10:32:06 pm

Regardless of the result, Sloane Stephens will become the first American to break into the top five in WTA rankings since Lindsay Davenport in 2006.

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her semi final match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza
June 7, 2018 10:28:16 pm

Simona Halep will look to win her maiden Grand Slam on Saturday in the final - in her third final appearance in Paris.

roger federer
June 7, 2018 8:21:35 pm

Robin Soderling joked on Thursday that he was still waiting for Roger Federer to thank him for beating Rafael Nadal after nine years.

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro shakes hands with Croatia's Marin Cilic after winning their quarter final match
June 7, 2018 7:53:49 pm

The 29-year-old powerhouse Juan Martin del Potro's eighth successive defeat of Marin Cilic set up a clash with 10-times champion Rafael Nadal.