Tsitsipas regrets using sleep aid melatonin before French Open loss to Alcaraz
Published on Jun 07, 2023 08:49 AM IST
Tsitsipas, a 24-year-old from Greece, offered up an unusual explanation for his performance during a 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (5) loss Carlos Alcaraz in the quarterfinals
French Open: Top seed Alcaraz hunts down Tsitsipas to set up Djokovic showdown
The 20-year-old will now face third seed Novak Djokovic in a mouth-watering semi-final on Friday with the Spaniard chasing a second Grand Slam title
Published on Jun 07, 2023 07:37 AM IST
Major 23 still on the cards as Novak Djokovic springs into French Open last four
Djokovic will be closely watching match between Alcaraz and Tsitsipas, whose winner will be the last man standing between him and a seventh French Open final.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 11:33 PM IST
French Open: More play, less drama keeps Holger Rune happy
The rising Danish tennis star has shown this season how reining in emotions can let his game flow.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 11:10 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Belarus' Sabalenka speaks out on Ukraine war, Elina Svitolina's accusation
Sabalenka did not just break silence on the Ukraine war, she also explained her act on Court Philippe Chatrier which was criticised by Svitolina
Published on Jun 06, 2023 10:31 PM IST
Svitolina accuses Sabalenka of 'inflaming' French Open crowd after being booed
Svitolina slammed Sabalenka for her “waiting at the net” act and opined that it led the crowd to boo her off.
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 11:22 PM IST
Aryna Sabalenka downs Elina Svitolina to reach first French Open semifinal
World number two Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus powered past Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-4 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the French Open semi-finals.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Muchova pummels Pavlyuchenkova to book French Open semi-final spot
In the last four, Czech Republic's Muchova will play second seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus or Ukrainian former world number three Elina Svitolina
Published on Jun 06, 2023 05:07 PM IST
Aided by double bounce, Holger Rune battles past Cerundolo into quarter-finals
Rune will next face Norway's fourth seed Casper Ruud in a repeat of last year's quarter-final.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 11:22 PM IST
Coco Gauff reaches the French Open quarterfinals for the third consecutive year
Next for Gauff could be a rematch against No. 1 Iga Swiatek, who beat the 19-year-old American in last year’s final at Roland Garros.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 10:00 PM IST
French Open: More churn than waltz for Beatriz Haddad Maia
Beatriz Haddad Maia became only the second Brazilian woman to reach French Open quarterfinals on Monday for a high in a career hit by injury and a doping ban
Published on Jun 05, 2023 09:41 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Jabeur defeats Pera to reach French Open quarterfinals, next plays Haddad Maia
Jabeur, the runner-up at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open last year, advanced to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time in her career.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 07:30 PM IST
Djokovic's million-dollar message to Nadal as Rafa begins rehabilitation
As Nadal begins his rehabilitation to eye a return to tennis in 2024, which could be his final year, Novak Djokovic sent a classy message for the 37-year-old.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 04:32 PM IST
Djokovic, Alcaraz stay on track for French Open semi-final showdown
Alcaraz, another tenacious Spaniard who is backed to take the mantle of 14-times champion Nadal, bulldozed his way to a 6-3 6-2 6-2 win over Lorenzo Musetti.
Published on Jun 05, 2023 12:01 AM IST
Djokovic shatters Nadal's majestic French Open record with thumping last-16 win
Djokovic's win on Sunday added to his streak of 12 consecutive sets won in the tournament so far as he now stands three wins away from glory.
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:07 PM IST
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Karen Khachanov reach French Open quarter-finals
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova dug deep to return to the French Open quarter-finals for the first time since her runner-up finish two years ago
Published on Jun 04, 2023 07:30 PM IST
Rafael Nadal: French Open missing its serial champion
Nadal missed out this year and has had a hip surgery, but everyone, from organisers to his biggest rival to the Gen Next men and women players all miss him
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 03:45 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Watch: A Djokovic repeat as doubles pair gets defaulted after hitting ballgirl
The incident was similar to what Djokovic did in 2020 US Open when he hit the line judge after striking the ball towards the back of the court in frustration.
Published on Jun 04, 2023 06:22 PM IST
Awesome Iga Swiatek into French Open Round 4, ill Elena Rybakina pulls out
Swiatek, chasing a third Roland Garros title, beat China's Wang Xinyu 6-0, 6-0; Wimbledon champion Rybakina pulled out of her third round match due to illness
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 09:21 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Rafael Nadal gives massive update on return date after undergoing hip surgery
Nadal revealed that beside the hip surgery, an old injury to the hip was also regularised which is said to help the 22-time Grand Slam winner.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Djokovic shatters Nadal's Slam record, joins Federer with 3rd-round win
Djokovic, who now stands four wins away from claiming a record 23rd Slam and returning to the No.1 ranking spot, will next face Juan Pablo Varillas
Published on Jun 03, 2023 05:50 PM IST
Rafael Nadal undergoes surgery two weeks after French Open withdrawal
The announcement on the surgery came two weeks after Nadal withdrew from the French Open and revealed that 2024 could possibly be his final year in the sport.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 04:42 PM IST
Rybakina withdraws from French Open due to illness ahead of third-round tie
World no.4 Rybakina on Saturday pulled out of her third-round match in the women's singles draw of the 2023 French Open due to an upper respiratory illness.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 04:08 PM IST
Djokovic laments fans who ‘boo every single thing’ after lengthy French Open win
Djokovic beat 29th-seeded Alejandro Davidovich 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the third round at Roland Garros.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 11:40 AM IST
French Open: Top seed Alcaraz pummels Shapovalov to reach fourth round
The Spaniard was imperious and showed no mercy to set up a fourth round clash with Italy's 17th seed Lorenzo Musetti.
Published on Jun 03, 2023 07:39 AM IST
French Open lets Sabalenka skip news conference after Ukraine war questions
After each of her previous two wins this week, Sabalenka was asked about her stance on the war in Ukraine
Published on Jun 02, 2023 11:48 PM IST
French Open: Novak Djokovic digs deep to get past Alejandro Davidovic Fokina
The clinical play was missing but the third seed found a way to win and reach the fourth round
Published on Jun 02, 2023 10:58 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Mumbai
Aryna Sabalenka hurries into French Open fourth round
Sabalenka advanced to the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-2, 6-2 drubbing of Kamilla Rakhimova of Russia.
Published on Jun 02, 2023 07:00 PM IST
Jessica Pegula, American seeded No. 3, loses at French Open to Elise Mertens
Pegula was a quarterfinalist at four of the five most recent majors, including a year ago at Roland Garros.
Published on Jun 02, 2023 05:45 PM IST
Ruud, Swiatek gain momentum at French Open as Sinner punished
Ruud, who lost to Rafa Nadal in last year's final, is aiming to capitalise on the 14-time champion's absence through injury this year.
Published on Jun 02, 2023 09:01 AM IST