Grand Slam

Thiem Returns To Roland Garros Final

PARIS, June 8, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) It took four hours and 13 minutes of play interspersed with several rain delays and an entire day’s washout. But Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem finally got the job done at Roland Garros, […]

Paris Fortnight Down To Final Two As Barty Faces Vondrousova

PARIS, June 8, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) When the French Open began a fortnight ago in Paris, who could have predicted that World No. 8 and eighth-seeded Ashleigh Barty from Australia and unseeded Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, two […]

Nadal Beats Federer To Reach Final At Roland Garros

PARIS, June 7, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Spaniard Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer’s five-match winning streak against him, as he defeated the Swiss 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in two hours and 25 minutes in their semi-final at Roland Garros. Despite the […]

Thiem, Djokovic Advance To Semi-Finals At Roland Garros

PARIS, June 6, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Ruthless. That is the only way to describe fourth-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem’s performance against Russian 10th seed, Karen Khachanov. Thiem dropped just eight games in his hour-and-47-minute long quarter-final, winning 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. […]

Stunning Upset: Anisimova Beats Reigning Roland Garros Champion

PARIS, June 6, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) A day after rain washed out both remaining women’s quarterfinal-round matches at Roland Garros, the Parisian skies were smiling on Thursday. Each of the four competitors – defending champion Simona Halep, teenager Amanda […]