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French Open: French Open Tennis Championships
The French Open, also called Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The venue is named after the French aviator Roland Garros. It is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments, the other three being the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. The French Open is currently the only Grand Slam event held on clay, and it is the zenith of the spring clay court season. Because of the seven rounds needed for a championship, the slow-playing surface and the best-of-five-set men's singles matches, the event is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world.


FRENCH OPEN '19: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic still rule tennis

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic provide the key story lines at the 2019 French Open - Published

French Open qualifying wins for GB's Swan & Watson

french open qualifying wins for gb's swan & watson
Britain's Katie Swan and Heather Watson are through to the second round of French Open qualifying following victories in their opening matches on Wednesday.
BBC News - Published

Videos for French Open

Djokovic And Nadal Trolled By Nick Kyrgios In Interview [Video]Djokovic And Nadal Trolled By Nick Kyrgios In Interview

Business Insider reports Nick Kyrgios trolled rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal during a podcast interview with a prominent tennis journalist. Kyrgios called Djokovic "cringeworthy" because of the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Moore saves match point at 0-6 0-5 down - then wins! [Video]Moore saves match point at 0-6 0-5 down - then wins!

Tara Moore of Great Britain makes one of the greatest comebacks in tennis history coming back from 0-6 0-5 30-40 to defeat Frenchwoman Jessika Ponchet in ITF World Tour match.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:06Published


Imperious Nadal blows away Djokovic to land ninth Rome title

imperious nadal blows away djokovic to land ninth rome title
Spain’s Rafael Nadal poses as he celebrates winning the final against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic with the trophy. ROME: Rafael Nadal proved that he would still be the man to beat when the French Open..
WorldNews - Published

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal gets his revenge over Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach final

italian open: rafael nadal gets his revenge over stefanos tsitsipas to reach final
After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to reach the Italian Open..
WorldNews - Published

Isner out of French Open with injury; ends 24-Slam streak

isner out of french open with injury; ends 24-slam streak
PARIS — John Isner has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left foot, ending his streak of 24 consecutive appearances at Grand Slam...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •

Johanna Konta reaches Italian Open quarter-finals with Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams wins

johanna konta reaches italian open quarter-finals with sloane stephens, venus williams wins
Johanna Konta defeated Grand Slam champions Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams to advance to the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday. Due to persistent rain on Wednesday, Konta was forced to play..
WorldNews - Published

Rome Masters: 'Exhausted' Dominic Thiem rages at tournament's organisers after suffering defeat to Fernando Verdasco

rome masters: 'exhausted' dominic thiem rages at tournament's organisers after suffering defeat to fernando verdasco
Rome: World No 4 and last year's French Open finalist Dominic Thiem, blasted tournament organisers for keeping competitors hanging around all day when play was washed out midweek as he was dumped out..
WorldNews - Published

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder

maria sharapova withdraws from french open, citing right shoulder
Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of the year’s second Grand Slam tournament on Tuesday because of her surgically repaired right shoulder. Sharapova announced her withdrawal on..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •

Two-time champion Sharapova pulls out of French Open

two-time champion sharapova pulls out of french open
Two-time French Open winner Maria Sharapova will miss this year's event because of a shoulder injury.
BBC News - Published

Injured Sharapova withdraws from French Open

injured sharapova withdraws from french open
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open as she continues to recover from a shoulder injury. The Russian announced on Wednesday that...
WorldNews - Published

Ouch! Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open

ouch! serena williams withdraws from italian open
ROME – Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open on Tuesday with a recurring left knee injury, handing sister Venus a walkover into the third round. In Tuesday’s statement, the 23-time Grand..
WorldNews - Published

Injured Williams out of Italian Open but plans to play at Roland Garros

injured williams out of italian open but plans to play at roland garros
Multiple Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki withdraw from the Italian Open with injury.
BBC News - Published

Roger Federer packing in Rome practice ahead of French Open

roger federer packing in rome practice ahead of french open
Rome — Roger Federer insisted on Monday his focus at this week’s Italian Open was on getting more match practice on clay ahead of the French Open in two weeks time. The 20-time Grand Slam winner..
WorldNews - Published

American Gibbs withdraws from French Open after her dentist finds rare form of cancer

american gibbs withdraws from french open after her dentist finds rare form of cancer
American Nicole Gibbs withdraws from this month's French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that was found by her dentist.
BBC News - Published

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals

When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly.. - Published

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