Wednesday, February 21, 2024

FRENCH OPEN

French Open: Iga Swiatek defends title

World No.1 Iga Swiatek defended her women’s singles title in the French Open 2023, capturing a second consecutive Roland Garros title, and fourth Grand Slam crown overall, with a hard-fought 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 victory over a gritty Karolina Muchova...

French Open: Miyu Kato, Tim Puetz clinch mixed doubles title

Japan’s Miyu Kato and Germany’s Tim Puetz clinched the French Open mixed doubles title on Thursday, defeating Bianca Andreescu and Michael Venus 4-6, 6-4, in the final, here.The French Open is Kato’s first Grand Slam title and capped...

French Open: Defending champ Swiatek books semifinal spot

Defending champion and World No.1 Iga Swiatek defeated American teen sensation Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-2 in straight sets to sail into the semifinal of the French Open, here on Wednesday.In a rematch of the last year’s French Open final,...

French Open: Sabalenka beats Svitolina to reach SF

World No.2 Aryna Sabalenka ended the brilliant resurgence of former World No.3 Elina Svitolina in straight games to book her maiden entry into the women’s singles semifinals at the French Open on Tuesday.Australian Open winner Sabalenka, who had never...

French Open: Dominant Carlos Alcaraz sweeps Shapovalov

The Carlos Alcaraz freight train is gaining more speed as it makes its way down the Roland-Garros 2023 track.There was no stopping the top seed and world No.1 Alcaraz in Friday’s evening session, the Spaniard in complete command as...

French Open: Djokovic reaches 4th round

Two-times champion Novak Djokovic huffed and puffed but forced his way into the fourth round of the French Open following a 7-6(4) 7-6(5) 6-2 win over Spanish 29th seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Friday.Djokovic, who is aiming to leapfrog...

Djokovic tries to put issue of Kosovo comments behind him at French Open

Novak Djokovic sure seemed like someone ready to move on from the latest non-tennis issue he’s been involved in during a Grand Slam tournament. Criticized after his previous match for comments about clashes in northern Kosovo between ethnic Serbs...

Paula Badosa withdraws from French Open due to spine injury

Former world No.2 Paula Badosa on Thursday announced her withdrawal from this year's French Open due to a stress fracture in her spine, which she sustained at the Italian Open last week. Badosa's absence will make way for a fourth...

French Open offers player stool to filter out online abuse

French Open organizers are giving all players access to an online tool meant to protect them from cyberbullying and harassment on social media.The French tennis federation said Monday the technology developed by a French company will be made available...

Nadal to miss French Open, 2024 likely to be last year

Holder Rafael Nadal will miss the French Open after failing to regain full fitness from a hip injury suffered at the Australian Open in January, and the 14-times Roland Garros winner added he expects to retire following the 2024...