French Open done and dusted, Novak Djokovic on track for calendar Slam

Novak Djokovic has an actual shot at turning into the primary man in additional than 50 years to win all 4 Grand Slam titles in a calendar yr after the Serb added the French Open to his Australian Open title on Sunday, seven-times main winner Mats Wilander mentioned. The claycourt Grand Slam has been essentially … Read more

Novak Djokovic outlasts Stefanos Tsitsipas at French Open to win 19th major

Novak Djokovic got here all the best way again after dropping the primary two units to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-Four within the French Open ultimate Sunday for his 19th Grand Slam title. Djokovic’s second trophy at Roland Garros strikes him one main championship away from tying the boys’s document of … Read more

French Open organisers defend ‘pragmatic’ stance in Naomi Osaka dealings

French Open organizers mentioned they took a “pragmatic” strategy of their dealings with four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka earlier within the event, insisting they tried to interact together with her a number of occasions earlier than she determined to withdraw from the clay-court Grand Slam. Osaka withdrew from Roland Garros after she was fined … Read more

Barbora Krejcikova adds women’s doubles to singles title at French Open

Czech Barbora Krejcikova accomplished a singles-doubles title sweep on the French Open on Sunday when she lifted the ladies’s doubles trophy with compatriot Katerina Siniakova, beating Iga Swiatek and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-Four 6-2. Krejcikova turned the primary participant to win each the ladies’s singles and doubles title in Paris since Frenchwoman Mary Pierce accomplished the … Read more

French Open: After toppling Nadal, Djokovic hopes to be ready for Tsitsipas

After dethroning ‘king of clay’ Rafa Nadal on the French Open, Novak Djokovic will subsequent face a first-time Grand Slam finalist in Stefanos Tsitsipas because the world primary bids to change into the primary man within the open period to win all 4 majors at the very least twice. Roy Emerson and Rod Laver are … Read more

Barbora Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title at French Open

Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova gained her first Grand Slam title by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-Four within the French Open closing Saturday. This was solely the fifth main match in singles for Krejcikova, a 25-year-old from the Czech Republic. She is the third unseeded girls’s champion within the final 5 years at Roland Garros. First … Read more

Fans rock Roland Garros for Nadal-Djokovic epic as curfew relaxed

There might need been solely 5,000 followers current on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier as a result of COVID-19 restrictions however hardly ever has there been such an electrifying and raucous environment at Roland Garros as Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in what is going to go down as probably the most memorable matches contested on the … Read more

French Open: Pavlyuchenkova or Krejcikova to script final act in Paris

After probably the most wildly unpredictable girls’s singles attracts in French Open historical past, Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stands on the edge of lastly delivering the title lengthy predicted since she was a precocious teenager. It has been a protracted journey for the 29-year-old, who on the 52nd time of asking has reached her maiden Grand … Read more

French Open: Tsitsipas overcomes Zverev fightback to reach first major final

Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas staved off a fightback from German Alexander Zverev to win 6-Three 6-Three 4-6 4-6 6-Three in a scintillating French Open conflict on Friday (Jun 11) and e book a maiden Grand Slam last spot. Tsitsipas obtained an early break within the opening set, aided by two double faults from Zverev, … Read more

French Open 2021: Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova advances to 1st major final in Paris

Tour veteran Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia superior to her first Grand Slam last by beating unseeded Tamara Zidansek on the French Open on Thursday, 7-5, 6-3. The 29-year-old Pavlyuchenkova, seeded 31st, is enjoying in her 52nd main event and her 14th French Open. She had been 0-6 in main quarterfinals earlier than lastly surmounting that … Read more