Tag: French Open

Nadal beats Ruud to clich 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam
Nadal beats Ruud to clich 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam

By earning a 22nd Grand Slam crown, the Spaniard has moved further clear of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the Grand Slam race, with the Serbian and Swiss tied on 20 major titles.

  • Sunday, 05 June 2022
Casper Ruud
Norway's Ruud sets up French Open title clash with Nadal

Prior to his French Open run to the final, Ruud had never reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal and his run to the final in Paris will see him rise to a career-high of world No. 6 on the ATP Rankings.

  • Saturday, 04 June 2022
Novak Djokovic
Djokovic Can Play In French Open Even If Unvaccinated, Says France's Sports Minister

World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic will be allowed to play in the French Open even if he is not vaccinated against Covid-19, France's sports minister Roxane Maracineanu said on Friday.

  • Friday, 07 January 2022
French Open: Sindhu Loses To Japan's Takahashi In Semis
French Open: Sindhu Loses To Japan's Takahashi In Semis

Sindhu, the lone Indian in the fray on the penultimate day of the competition, got off to a good start as she won the first game but could not maintain the momentum as her Japanese opponent came back strongly to win the next two games and seal a place in the final. Sindhu lost 21-18, 16-21, 12-21 in the last-four stage encounter that lasted just over one hour.

  • Saturday, 30 October 2021
Sindhu in second round of French Open

Paris: Ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu entered the second round of ongoing French Open after thrashing Beiwen Zhang in straight games here on Tuesday. Sindhu took just 34 minutes to outclass Zhang 21-17, 21-8. With this win, the Rio Olympic silver medalist avenged her loss at the hands of Zhang in the opening round of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Paris honours Nadal after his 11th French Open victory

Paris: The city of Paris paid tribute to Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal on Monday, a day after he won his record-extending 11th French Open title. Hours after thrashing Austria’s Dominic Thiem in straight sets, Nadal was playfully quizzed by Paris Mayor Anne Higaldo about a potential 12th French Open title, reports Efe. Nadal replied […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Nadal clinches 11th French Open title

Paris: Rafael Nadal of Spain powered past Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets to clinch his record-extending 11th men’s singles title at the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday. Following his 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory, Nadal became the second player in history to have won 11 singles titles at any Grand Slam event after […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
French Open: Simona Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title

Paris: Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. Halep extended her winning streak over her American opponent to five matches after triumphing at 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, reports Xinhua news agency. Halep recorded 0-3 in her previous Grand Slam […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
French Open: China's Wang beats Venus Williams in first round

Paris: China’s Wang Qiang avenged her two previous losses to Venus Williams by beating the American veteran 6-4, 7-5 in the women’s first round of the French Open on Sunday. Wang lost both matches to the 37-year-old American at Grand Slam tournaments last year, the French Open and Wimbledon respectively, reports Xinhua news agency. Wang, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Shuttler Srikanth enters final, Sindhu crashes out of French Open

Paris: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bounced back to win 14-21, 21-19, 21-18 in a three-setter against H.S Prannoy and enter the men’s singles final in French Open Superseries here on Saturday. Srikanth now has taken a 3-1 lead in the head-to-head statistics against Prannoy. In the first game, after Srikanth took the first point of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Wife Lara's tweet angers tennis ace Bhupathi

Mumbai: Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi on Tuesday reacted angrily to his wife and actress Lara Dutta’s tweet demonstrating how she stopped water from seeping into her house by using towels of Wimbledon U.S., Australian and French Open. Dutta posted a picture on the social networking site showing rolled up towels against large glass doors. “Putting […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
In the best form of my career, says Bopanna

Bengaluru: Fresh from winning the maiden Grand Slam title of his career at the French Open, Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna asserted on Saturday that he is in the best form of his life at the moment. “At the start of the year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and I won the Chennai Open. Then, Marcin (Matkowski) and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Bopanna-Dabrowski enter French Open final

Paris: Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski registered a straight sets victory to enter the final of the mixed doubles category at the French Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The Indo-Canadian pair sent the third seeded duo of France’s Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic crashing out with […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Bopanna-Dabrowski in French Open semis

Paris: Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski registered a straight sets win to move into the semi-finals of the mixed doubles category at the French Open tennis tournament here on Monday. The seventh seeds stunned the seventh seeded Indo-Croatian team of Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig 6-3, 6-4 in 52 minutes.

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth seek success in French Open

Paris: Indian badminton stars, including defending champion Kidambi Srikanth, P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will be eyeing their first major BWF title of the year when the French Open begins here on Tuesday. World number 10 Saina, who did well to the reach the Denmark Open final on Sunday before losing to nemesis and […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021