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 […]

All Wednesday Quarterfinals Washed Out At Roland Garros

PARIS, June 5, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Defending French Open champion Simona Halep is three wins from successfully defending her title. However, if she is to win her second Grand Slam crown, she will have to do it over three […]

Gabriela Sabatini Receives Philippe Chatrier Award

PARIS, May 5, 2019 (ITF Press Release) The 2018 ITF World Champions were honoured on Tuesday evening at the ITF World Champions Dinner at the Pavillon Gabriel in Paris. ITF President David Haggerty presented the trophies to the Champions, in […]

Vondrousova Beats Martic To Advance To First Grand Slam Semifinal

PARIS, June 4, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) In Tuesday’s second women’s quarterfinal, which started at 7:22 p.m. on Court Suzanne Lenglen, both 31st-seeded Petra Martic and No. 38 Marketa Vondrousova – no strangers after facing each another four times – played […]

Federer Sets Semi-Final Clash With Nadal At Roland Garros

PARIS, June 4, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will go head-to-head in the semi-finals of the 2019 French Open, about 14 years after they first faced each other in the stage of the final four in […]