Roland Garros

Amélie Mauresmo Appointed As Director Of Roland-Garros Tournament

PARIS, December 9, 2021 (FFT Press Release) At the suggestion of Gilles Moretton, President of the French Tennis Federation, and of Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, Director General of the FFT, the FFT executive board has decided to appoint Amélie Mauresmo as Director […]

Roland-Garros Defends Its Handling Of Osaka Situation

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The organizers of Roland-Garros said they did everything possible to protect Naomi Osaka while admitting they wanted to do more to support players in the future. During a press conference before the men’s championship […]

Djokovic’s Roland-Garros Triumph Was A Win-Win

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic rewrote tennis history with his come-from-behind 6-7 (8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas to win his second Roland-Garros men’s championship and 19th Grand Slam trophy overall on Sunday […]

Krejcikova On Success: ‘Now I Can Just Improve’

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After Barbora Krejcikova won her first Grand Slam singles title, unseeded and coming from out of nowhere to capture the 2021 French Open women’s championship, the rising star from the Czech Republic had […]

Djokovic Digs Deep, Wins Second Roland-Garros Title

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Following his brilliant four-set victory over 13-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal two days earlier, Novak Djokovic had a chance to win his 19th Grand Slam singles title in the men’s championship of […]

Third Doubles Major Is History-Making For Krejcikova

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) A day after she lifted the Coupe Suzanne-Lenglen trophy in honor of winning her first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open, Barbora Krejcikova returned to the Paris center stage for an […]

Paris Fortnight Comes Down To Men’s Final

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) What began a fortnight ago with 128 players – including the Big Three of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all in the upper half of the draw – the French Open […]

Emotional Doubles Victory For Herbert, Mahut

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 13, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut were the home favorites at this year’s French Open. Throughout the Paris fortnight, their matches were wildly popular attractions at Stade Roland Garros. On Saturday evening, on Court […]