Grand Slam

Poster For 2020 Roland Garros Unveiled

FFT Press Release, February 24, 2020 Every year for the last 40 years, the French Tennis Federation has given free rein to an artist to create a poster for the Roland-Garros tournament. This year, it took the brave step of […]

Australian Open 2020 – By the Numbers

MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (Press Release) Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Sofia Kenin from the United States have been crowned the Australian Open singles champions for 2020, attendance records have been broken again, and more than $6 million has been […]

Djokovic Secures Eighth Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE, February 2, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Novak Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in four hours to claim the 2020 Australian Open title and […]

A New Star Is Born As Kenin Wins Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE, February 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A new star was born in women’s pro tennis at the Australian Open Saturday night. Remember her name. It’s Sofia Kenin. Kenin, a 21-year-old Moscow-born American who emigrated to the United States soon […]

Thiem Overcomes Zverev To Reach Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 31, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem fought back from a set down to eventually overcome World No. 7 Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(4) in three hours and 42 minutes and reach his third […]

Kenin, Muguruza Roll Into Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been 40 long years since an Australian woman reached the final of the Australian Open. No Australian woman has lifted the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, the trophy presented each year to the […]

Djokovic Reaches Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, January 30, 2020 Defending champion Novak Djokovic has reached the Australian Open final for the eighth time by beating Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-4, 6-3 in Thursday’s semi-final on Rod Laver Arena. Once the Serbian eased through a first-set tie-break, […]