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Stefanos Tsitsipas(AP)

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances in straight sets in Paris

AP | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 10:31 PM IST
Tsitsipas excelled at the net and saved 11 break points to defeat solid baseliner Pedro Martinez of Spain 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Judy Murray; FIle photo
Judy Murray; FIle photo

Judy Murray backs Osaka, points to "extremely high" media demands

Reuters | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Judy Murray said she hoped that Osaka, who pulled out of the French Open in a row over media duties, would find a way to be comfortable in the sport again.
Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates after winning a point against Russia's Roman Safiullin during their second-round match on day four of the French Open.(AP)
Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates after winning a point against Russia's Roman Safiullin during their second-round match on day four of the French Open.(AP)

Zverev storms into third round with straight-sets victory

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 07:07 PM IST
German sixth seed Alexander Zverev blew hot and cold with his serve but had enough artillery to take down Russian qualifier Roman Safiullin 7-6(4) 6-3 7-6(1) to reach the third round of the French Open
FILE PHOTO: Naomi Osaka(AP)
FILE PHOTO: Naomi Osaka(AP)

Osaka should be applauded for prioritising mental health - Stephens

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 01:55 PM IST
Naomi Osaka should be supported and applauded for her decision to withdraw from the French Open to focus on her mental health, former U.S. Open champion and WTA Players' Council member Sloane Stephens
Novak Djokovic in action. (French Open/Twitter)
Novak Djokovic in action. (French Open/Twitter)

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic storms into Round 2

Reuters | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 08:59 AM IST
  • Djokovic showed some signs of frustration in the second set but world number 66 Sandgren was never close to bothering him.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her first-round match against Bernarda Pera of the U.S.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her first-round match against Bernarda Pera of the U.S.(REUTERS)

Top-ranked Barty advances at French Open, Rublev eliminated

Reuters | , Paris [france]
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 09:54 PM IST
World number one Ash Barty managed to play through an injury problem and stave off an upset against American Bernarda Pera with a 6-4 3-6 6-2 win in her opening match of the French Open
Rohan Bopanna file photo.(Getty Images)
Rohan Bopanna file photo.(Getty Images)

Bopanna-Skugor enters second round of French Open

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 07:18 PM IST
India's Rohan Bopanna and Franko Skugor of Croatia sailed into the men's doubles second round at the French Open with a straight-set win over Gerogia's Nikoloz Basilashvili and Andre Begemann of Germany.
Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts during her first-round match against Romania's Patricia Maria(REUTERS)
Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts during her first-round match against Romania's Patricia Maria(REUTERS)

Osaka withdrawal: an awkward and unforeseen situation

By Rutvick Mehta, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 06:24 PM IST
  • Her pull out from French Open adds another chapter to athletes’ tetchy relationship with media.
A general view of Court Simonne-Mathieu.(Reuters)
A general view of Court Simonne-Mathieu.(Reuters)

Tennis-Suspiciously parked car delays French Open start on Court Simonne-Mathieu

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 05:29 PM IST
Start of play at the French Open between local hope Ugo Humbert and Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania was delayed on Tuesday due to a suspiciously parked vehicle outside Roland Garros
 Poland's Iga Swiatek reacts during her first-round match against Slovenia's Kaja Juvan.(REUTERS)
Poland's Iga Swiatek reacts during her first-round match against Slovenia's Kaja Juvan.(REUTERS)

Birthday girl Swiatek launches title defence with straight sets win

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Birthday girl Iga Swiatek beat friend Kaja Juvan of Slovenia 6-0 7-5 to begin her French Open title defenc
Roger Federer(AP)
Roger Federer(AP)

Roger Federer hopes clay swing will help Wimbledon bid

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 05:55 PM IST
The Grand Slam on red clay has proved to be the least productive for the 39-year-old, who has won the title only once, and the Swiss has not competed at Roland Garros in four of the last five years due to injuries and scheduling preference.
(HT photo)
(HT photo)

How we played: At first, haltingly, and then with creative defiance

Hindustan Times | By Rudraneil Sengupta
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:24 AM IST
At first, all sport stopped. Then, we got innovative. Players created workout routines; sporting bodies came up with bio bubbles. History continued to be made in empty stadiums
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020(HT Collage)

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards for 2020

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Federer was the singles fans’ favorite for a record-extending 18th straight year, and Nadal received the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the third year straight.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas after his semi final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 9, 2020 Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas after his semi final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo(REUTERS)

Humbert ousts second-seeded Tsitsipas at Paris Masters

Reuters | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:45 PM IST
The 34th-ranked Frenchman won 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-6 (3) for one of the biggest wins of his young career. Humbert was outside the top 700 three years ago and only started playing regularly on the main Tour last season.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during the final of 2020 French Open against Spain’s Rafael Nadal.(REUTERS)
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during the final of 2020 French Open against Spain’s Rafael Nadal.(REUTERS)

I regret US Open and Roland Garros failures, says Djokovic

Belgrade | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Having won the Australian Open in January, Djokovic was disqualified at the U.S. Open after inadvertently hitting a line judge in the neck with a petulant swipe of the ball during his fourth-round clash with Pablo Carreno Busta.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Galeries Lafayette Rooftop, Paris, France - October 11, 2020 Poland's Iga Swiatek poses with the trophy after winning the French Open yesterday REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Galeries Lafayette Rooftop, Paris, France - October 11, 2020 Poland's Iga Swiatek poses with the trophy after winning the French Open yesterday REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File photo(REUTERS)

French Open champ Swiatek adjusting to celebrity status

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 01:48 PM IST
The 19-year-old beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 6-1 in Saturday’s final to become the youngest winner of the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros since Monica Seles in 1992.
Rafael Nadal with the Rolland Garros 2020 title(Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal with the Rolland Garros 2020 title(Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal’s Roland Garros record the best in sport: Andy Murray

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 12:17 PM IST
Rafael Nadal’s record of 13 French Open singles titles is one of sport’s all-time greatest achievements and one that is unlikely to ever be broken, Andy Murray said.
Is there a winning streak greater in tennis than Rafael Nadal’s at French Open?(Getty Images)
Is there a winning streak greater in tennis than Rafael Nadal’s at French Open?(Getty Images)

Roland Garros: One man’s land

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 07:50 AM IST
Thirteen titles at a single Slam is an outlandish number. How many more Majors can Rafael Nadal win on Parisian clay?
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal pose for photographers ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town.(REUTERS)
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal pose for photographers ahead of their "Match in Africa" exhibition tennis match in Cape Town.(REUTERS)

Roger Federer lauds Rafael Nadal for matching his record

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Nadal crushed Serbia’s world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0 6-2 7-5 to claim a 13th French Open title and move level with Federer for the first time in his career.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)
Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the French Open final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal’s journey to greatness

UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 12:18 PM IST
For a decade and a half, Nadal has turned winning at Roland Garros into a repetitive– even ordinary!– act. But even for Nadal, everything about Sunday was extraordinary: from his straight sets decimation of the world No. 1 (including a first set bagel), to recording his 100th win in this tournament to winning a 13th French Open title.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer(Roger Federer/Facebook)
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer(Roger Federer/Facebook)

‘One of the greatest achievements in sports’: Roger Federer reacts on Rafael Nadal’s record-equaling 20th Grand Slam win

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 10:52 PM IST
“I have always had the utmost respect for my friend Rafa as a person and a champion,” wrote Federer, who sat out the tournament to recover from knee surgery.
Hungary's Timea Babos,left, and France's Kristina Mladenovic hold the trophy after winning the women's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Chile's Alexa Guarachi and Desirae Krawczyk of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.(AP)
Hungary's Timea Babos,left, and France's Kristina Mladenovic hold the trophy after winning the women's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Chile's Alexa Guarachi and Desirae Krawczyk of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.(AP)

Babos and Mladenovic enjoy sweet revenge after US Open drama

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 07:59 PM IST
Hungary’s Babos and local favourite Kristina Mladenovic, who were withdrawn from the U.S. Open due to COVID-19 protocols, have now won four of the last 11 women’s majors with a 6-4 7-5 victory against Desirae Krawczyk and Alexa Guarachi in the Roland Garros final.
USA’s Sofia Kenin in action.(Getty Images)
USA’s Sofia Kenin in action.(Getty Images)

French Open: Sofia Kenin finally romancing clay

Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:48 AM IST
Since 2017, when she became a top-200 player in the world, till the start of the French Open, Kenin has a 6-13 win-loss record in WTA tournaments played on clay, with eight opening-round defeats in 11 WTA clay court tournaments over the last three years.
Paris: Poland's Iga Swiatek clenches her fist after scoring a point against Argentina's Nadia Podoroska in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.(AP)
Paris: Poland's Iga Swiatek clenches her fist after scoring a point against Argentina's Nadia Podoroska in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.(AP)

Teen Swiatek is lowest-ranked French Open women’s finalist

Paris | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Poland’s Swiatek became the lowest-ranked women’s finalist at Roland Garros since the WTA computer rankings began in 1975, advancing with her latest lopsided win, this one 6-2, 6-1 against Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska on Thursday.
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 7, 2020 Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates winning her quarter final match against Germany's Laura Siegemund REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 7, 2020 Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates winning her quarter final match against Germany's Laura Siegemund REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)

Kvitova powers past Siegemund to make French Open semis

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 05:44 PM IST
The 30-year-old, a two-times champion at Wimbledon, reached the last four stage on the claycourts at Roland Garros for the second time since 2012 and was yet to lose a set at this year’s tournament in Paris.
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jannik Sinner in three sets, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.(AP)
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy's Jannik Sinner in three sets, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.(AP)

Rafa Nadal passes Sinner test to storm into French Open semi-finals

PARIS | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 06:59 AM IST
The Spaniard, also looking to match Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, was stretched by the 19-year-old Sinner as he set up a clash with Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who beat him in the Italian Open quarter-finals last month.
IMartina Trevisan reacts after missing a shot against Netherlands' Kiki Bertens in the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium.(AP)
IMartina Trevisan reacts after missing a shot against Netherlands' Kiki Bertens in the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium.(AP)

Martina Trevisan reviving hunger post anorexia

Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 07:33 AM IST
The 26-year-old Trevisan’s case isn’t just one of a late bloomer, or a promising junior talent’s struggles at the big stage. During her teen years, she was diagnosed with anorexia; the eating disorder that compels people to lose weight by starving themselves or exercising way beyond the necessity.
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against China's Zhang Shuai in two sets 6-2, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)(AP)
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against China's Zhang Shuai in two sets 6-2, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)(AP)

Petra Kvitova reaches 1st French Open QF since 2012

Paris | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Kvitova sat waiting wrapped in a pink coat to combat the chilly conditions on Court Philippe Chatrier. She then did some leg exercises to keep warm. The
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 4, 2020. Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his fourth round match against Sebastian Korda of the U.S. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 4, 2020. Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his fourth round match against Sebastian Korda of the U.S. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)

Nadal crushes qualifier Korda to reach last eight

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 06:56 PM IST
Rafael Nadal blew away Sebastian Korda 6-1 6-1 6-2 to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 4, 2020. Romania's Simona Halep after losing her fourth round match against Poland's Iga Swiatek REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 4, 2020. Romania's Simona Halep after losing her fourth round match against Poland's Iga Swiatek REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes(REUTERS)

Teenager Swiatek bundles top seed Halep out of French Open

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 04:12 PM IST
The 19-year-old Swiatek, ranked 54th in the world, had lost to Halep 6-1 6-0 at the same stage last year in the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros.
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