Roland Garros

Roland-Garros Tournament Postponed By One Week

FFT Press Release, April 8, 2021 In agreement with the French public authorities and the governing bodies of international tennis, the French Tennis Federation made the responsible decision to postpone the 2021 Roland-Garros tournament by one week, which will now […]

Jean Claracq Creates The Poster For Roland-Garros 2021

PARIS, February 5, 2021 (FFT Press Release) Every year since 1980, the French Tennis Federation has connected modern art with the Roland-Garros tournament by commissioning an artist to create the official tournament poster. At the end of a process embarked […]

Nadal’s Roland Garros Triumph More Coronation Than Battle

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With his record-extending 13th Roland Garros title victory, Rafael Nadal now has as many Grand Slam titles as Roger Federer. Each has won 20. In lifting the Coupe de Mousquetaires once again, Nadal’s […]

Lucky No. 13: Nadal Saves Best For Last At Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While it’s arguable that Sunday’s performance under a closed roof at Court Philippe-Chatrier was his finest French Open victory, Rafael Nadal made quite a statement for himself – especially for someone who already […]

Nadal Storms To Record-Breaking 13th Roland Garros Title

PARIS/STARNBERG, October 11, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) Rafael Nadal equalled Roger Federer’s all-time mark of 20 Grand Slam titles by winning his 13th Roland Garros crown with an excellence of clay-court tennis against great rival Novak Djokovic on Sunday afternoon […]

Swiatek: Achieving The Extraordinary By Winning Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In the period of one Paris fortnight, 19-year-old Iga Swiatek went from being unseeded at Roland Garros to cracking the Top 20 after her remarkable French Open victory Saturday. During the short span […]

Back-To-Back Roland Garros Titles For Krawietz And Mies

WASHINGTON, October 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies, both from Germany, successfully defended their French Open men’s doubles title on Saturday. In a battle between the reigning Roland Garros champions and Mate Pavic of Croatia and Bruno Soares of […]

Iga Swiatek Writes Polish Tennis History At Roland Garros

PARIS/STARNBERG, October 10, 2020 (by Alessandro Boroch) On Saturday afternoon in Paris, 19-year-old Iga Swiatek wrote Polish tennis history by becoming the first-ever player from Poland to win a major singles title. Swiatek overwhelmed No. 4 seed Sofia Kenin from the […]

No Easy Journey To Major Final, Just Ask Kenin And Swiatek

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) What began with 128 players in the women’s singles draw a fortnight ago has pared down to just two at Roland Garros: Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek. They will walk out on Court Philippe-Chatrier […]