Federer targets Wimbledon after knee surgery blow
Roger Federer has undergone surgery to resolve a longstanding knee problem and said Thursday he would be out of action until after the French Open. The 20-times Grand Slam winner revealed on his Facebook account that he underwent surgery
Roger Federer to miss French Open, other tournaments
Tennis legend Roger Federer will not be playing at the French Open in June later this year. The former world number 1 disclosed that he will also miss other tournaments in the year due to a right knee injury. "My right knee has been bothering me for a little while. I hoped it would go away, but…
Nadal tells Thiem: 'You'll win it one day'
Rafael Nadal told Dominic Thiem that he will win Roland Garros one day after seeing off the Austrian in four sets to win a 12th French Open and 18th major on Sunday. The 33-year-old Spaniard claimed a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over thee fourth seed, becoming the first player, man or woman, to win…
Tsitsipas first Greek in 83 years to reach Roland Garros last 16
Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek player in 83 years to reach the second week at Roland Garros on Saturday as he survived a scare in the third round against Filip Krajinovic. The sixth seed led by two sets overnight, with the match suspended at 5-5 in the third due to darkness at 9:52 p.m.…
Serena seeks solidarity in fight against 'double standards'
Tennis great Serena Williams marked International Women's Day with an article in Fortune magazine urging women to "band together and fight for what's fair" as they juggle family and professional life. Williams criticized the ranking system that left her with no seeding at last year's French Open after her return from maternity leave and suggested…
Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director
French Open director Guy Forget says Serena Williams' attitude defused a potential row over an up-coming dress code that he insists will be far less strict than the one at Wimbledon, French sports daily L'Equipe reported on Tuesday.
French Open to ban Serena's 'Black Panther' catsuit
The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit which she said was inspired by the "Black Panther" superhero movie and made her feel like a "warrior princess".
Hsieh shocks world number one Halep at Wimbledon
World number one and French Open champion Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon on Saturday, losing to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round. Hsieh, the world number 48, battled back from 2-5 down in the final set and halted Halep who served for the match at 5-3 in the decider.…
Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 10 French Open triumphs
Rafael Nadal goes for an 11th French Open title on Sunday when he faces Dominic Thiem in the final.
French Open: It’s Thiem versus Nadal for final
Austria’s Dominic Thiem defeated Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 7/5; 7/6 (10); 6/1 and will face defending champion, Rafael Nadal, who pounded his way to a 6/4; 61; 6/2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. Thiem and Cecchinato held their service games and one crucial break gave the 24-year old Thiem the first set 7-5.…