Delaying 2021 French Open saves 'tens of millions of euros'

Delaying 2021 French Open saves 'tens of millions of euros'

The decision to delay Roland Garros for a second successive year has saved "tens of millions of euros", the head of the French Tennis Federation told AFP.
After Nadal loss, Djokovic seeks solace at Bosnia's 'energy pyramids'

After Nadal loss, Djokovic seeks solace at Bosnia's 'energy pyramids' 1

Novak Djokovic visited a Bosnian 'pyramid park' on Tuesday to benefit from the site's purported healing powers and miracle cures, 48 hours after his demolition by Rafael Nadal in the French Open final.
US Open champion Osaka withdraws from French Open with injury

US Open champion Osaka withdraws from French Open with injury

Freshly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka pulled out of the French Open with a sore hamstring on Thursday, in a fresh blow to the coronavirus-hit Grand Slam which is already missing world number one Ashleigh Barty.
Nadal still preparing to play Roland Garros despite US Open withdrawal

Nadal still preparing to play Roland Garros despite US Open withdrawal

Rafael Nadal on Wednesday said he still intends to play at the French Open next month and remains hopeful it will go ahead, despite withdrawing from the US Open due to coronavirus concerns.
Murray plans to play both US, French Open

Murray plans to play both US, French Open

LONDON: Andy Murray is hoping of making a return to Grand Slam tennis at both the US and French Open later this year.
Government to decide on spectators at French Open

Government to decide on spectators at French Open

PARIS: The head of French tennis said on Monday (Jun 1) he would like a full house at the French Open but conceded only the government can decide if spectators can attend the re-arranged tournament.
Roland Garros planning for fans, not empty seats

Roland Garros planning for fans, not empty seats

PARIS: Roland Garros chiefs insisted on Wednesday (May 27) that the French Open, delayed until September due to the coronavirus, will have fans attending even with social distancing rules.
French Open organisers not considering 'cancellation' over virus fears

French Open organisers not considering 'cancellation' over virus fears

French Open organisers are "studying different scenarios" but are not considering a "postponement or cancellation" of the tennis Grand Slam tournament, which starts in May, due to the coronavirus outbreak, they told AFP on Friday (Mar 6).
Federer targets Wimbledon after knee surgery blow

Federer targets Wimbledon after knee surgery blow

Roger Federer has undergone surgery to resolve a longstanding knee problem and said on Thursday (Feb 20) he would be out of action until after the French Open while his rivals backed the 38-year-old to return as strong as ever.
Nadal sweeps to 12th French Open and 18th Grand Slam title

Nadal sweeps to 12th French Open and 18th Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal swept to an historic 12th Roland Garros title and 18th Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Austria's Dominic Thiem.
Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semi-finals

Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semi-finals

Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal on Tuesday (Jun 4) when he defeated Stan Wawrinka in four sets to become the oldest men's Grand Slam semi-finalist in 28 years.
Shoulder injury rules Sharapova out of Roland Garros

Shoulder injury rules Sharapova out of Roland Garros

Maria Sharapova has pulled out of this year's French Open with a shoulder injury, the two-time former Roland Garros winner announced on Wednesday (May 15).
Kasatkina moving on at Roland Garros - and moving out

Kasatkina moving on at Roland Garros - and moving out

Daria Kasatkina admitted Monday that reaching her first Slam quarter-final was such a shock that she almost left herself homeless in Paris.
Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

PARIS: Rafael Nadal continued his bid for an 11th French Open title on Saturday (Jun 2) by brushing aside home favourite Richard Gasquet to claim a 16th consecutive win over his childhood friend and reach the fourth round.
Serena keeps 'Black Panther' catsuit despite questions

Serena keeps 'Black Panther' catsuit despite questions

Serena Williams will continue to wear her striking, all-black catsuit in her French Open second round clash on Thursday (May 31) despite questions raised over whether or not it breaks the rules over appropriate on-court playing gear.
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