Published on May 30, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Angelique Kerber bowed out with a 6-2 6-4 defeat for her third first-round loss in a row on the Paris dirt.
Reuters | , Paris
Osaka has won four Grand Slam titles, all on hard courts, including the Australian Open this February.
Published on May 30, 2021 05:46 PM IST
Korda became the first American in 11 years to lift a trophy on European clay, since Sam Querrey won in Belgrade in 2010.
Published on May 30, 2021 11:56 AM IST
A 14th French Open title will give Nadal the lead in the all-time Grand Slam count over Roger Federer, an unthinkable feat when the Swiss great was in his pomp.
Rafael Nadal will be pursuing a 14th championship in at Roland Garros.
Published on May 29, 2021 09:30 PM IST
AP | , Paris
Barbora Krejcikova gave her French Open preparations a huge boost when she won her maiden WTA title at the Strasbourg International on Saturday.
Published on May 29, 2021 09:15 PM IST
Novak Djokovic warmed up for the French Open by beating Alex Molcan 6-4, 6-3 in the final.
Published on May 29, 2021 09:02 PM IST
It was Djokovic's first triumph since he clinched his 18th major at the Australian Open in February.
Published on May 29, 2021 08:18 PM IST
Reuters | , Belgrade
From Roger Federer turning up to Naomi Osaka choosing to get fined over speaking to the press, from historic night sessions to health passes for fans, the 2021 Roland Garros starting on Sunday is set to witness a few firsts and some unprecedented sights.
Published on May 28, 2021 09:16 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Medvedev lost all his four first-round matches at Roland Garros since his debut in 2017 and has only one win to his name on clay this season.
Published on May 28, 2021 08:28 PM IST
Reuters | , Paris
Japanese player Osaka cited the impact on players' mental wellbeing for her decision, saying the nature of questions from journalists is like "kicking a person when they are down".
Published on May 28, 2021 05:38 PM IST
Naomi Osaka, who said the nature of questions can impact on players' mental wellbeing, has received support from several athletes but was slammed by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) for her stance.
Published on May 28, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Reuters | , London
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all ended up in the same half of the French Open men's field in the draw Thursday, meaning no more than one of them can reach the final.
Published on May 27, 2021 09:35 PM IST
AP | , Paris
Nagal crashed out of the Clay Court major with a 3-6 3-6 loss to Alejandro Tabilo from Chile, last night.
Published on May 27, 2021 10:31 AM IST
"I'm writing this to say I'm not going to do any press during Roland Garros," the Japanese player wrote on Twitter.
Updated on May 27, 2021 04:54 PM IST
Ankita lost 2-6 0-6 to higher-ranked German Greet Minnen, while Ramkumar Ramanathan also crashed out with a tame 1-6 2-6 defeat against Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.
Updated on May 26, 2021 11:14 PM IST
Ash Barty says there is no greater honour than representing your country and the world number one sees the Olympic Games as the pinnacle of sport.
Published on May 26, 2021 02:51 PM IST
India's Ramkumar Ramanathan advanced to the men's singles second round of the French Open Qualifiers but Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashed out following his first-round defeat.
Published on May 25, 2021 06:40 PM IST
It was announced that Hawk-Eye Live electronic line-calling will be used for all competition courts at the U.S. Open in 2021 and at seven of the nine US Open Series events preceding it.
Published on May 24, 2021 11:52 PM IST
Indian tennis player Ankita Raina on Monday notched up a hard-fought win over higher-ranked Arina Rodionova in the first round of the women's singles qualifiers at the French Open.
Published on May 24, 2021 11:45 PM IST
Raina who is born and raised in Gujarat recently broke into the world's top 100 in women's doubles on the back of winning her first-ever WTA 250 title at Phillip Island in Australia. She has also been partnering with Sania Mirza while representing India in the Billie Jean King Cup.
Published on May 24, 2021 07:30 PM IST
Coco Gauff has already made the fourth rounds of the Australian Open and the Wimbledon in her nascent career and this week she will be seeded at a Grand Slam for the first time.
Published on May 24, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Basking in the glow of his maiden ATP Masters 1000 title last month at Monte-Carlo, the 22-year-old added the Lyon crown for his second title in 2021 and leads the 2021 season with most wins at 33.
Published on May 24, 2021 12:33 PM IST
The world number 14 lost to Norway's Casper Ruud 7-6(6) 6-4 in Saturday's Geneva Open final.
Published on May 24, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Sumit Nagal is yet to earn a main draw berth in the Clay court Grand Slam and must make a good start against the 191st ranked Marcora.
Updated on May 23, 2021 09:32 PM IST
Since returning from maternity break in 2017, Williams has had to suffer heartbreak after another in her four-year long chase for the Slam title that will put her on par with Margaret Court's all-time record.
Updated on May 24, 2021 03:10 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
Third seed Casper Ruud claimed his second career title on the ATP Tour after beating Denis Shapovalov 7-6(6) 6-4 in the final of the claycourt Geneva Open.
Updated on May 22, 2021 11:11 PM IST
American teenager Coco Gauff stormed to her second career singles title as she comfortably dispatched Wang Qiang 6-1, 6-3 at the Emilia-Romagna Open final.
Published on May 22, 2021 10:54 PM IST
Davis Cup skipper Rajpal survives COVID-19 battle, recollects journey to "hell" and back.
Published on May 22, 2021 06:21 PM IST