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French Open: French Open Tennis Championships
The French Open, officially 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 2019: Roger Federer into second round with straight-set win

french open 2019: roger federer into second round with straight-set win
Roger Federer makes a winning return to the French Open with a dominant first-round victory over Lorenzo Sonego.
BBC News - Published

French Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas comfortably into second round

french open: stefanos tsitsipas comfortably into second round
Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas comfortably beat German...
WorldNews - Published

Videos for French Open

Nadal aims to maintain current level as he bids for a 12th Roland Garros crown [Video]Nadal aims to maintain current level as he bids for a 12th Roland Garros crown

Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal is happy with his current form as he bids to retain his men's singles title at Roland Garros.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:25Published

Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open [Video]Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open

Osaka finsing her feet on clay

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:11Published

Halep to start French Open title defence with no extra pressure [Video]Halep to start French Open title defence with no extra pressure

Carefree Halep ready to defend her French Open title

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published

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


Russian teen Potapova ends Kerber Grand Slam bid

russian teen potapova ends kerber grand slam bid
German fifth seed and reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber saw her hopes of a career Grand Slam ended by Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova at Roland Garros on Sunday. tennis Updated: May 26,..
WorldNews - Published

Roger Federer returns to revamped Roland Garros stadium

Roger Federer returns to a new-look Roland Garros on Sunday after a four-year absence, admitting he’ll be an underdog in his attempt to claim a 21st Grand Slam title.
France 24 - Published

Kerber suffers shock first-round exit in Paris

kerber suffers shock first-round exit in paris
German fifth seed Angelique Kerber suffers a shock first-round defeat by world number 81 Anastasia Potapova at the French Open.
BBC News - Published

The Latest: US player Sam Querrey withdraws from French Open

American player Sam Querrey withdraws from French Open with abdominal problem - Published

French Open: Johanna Konta doing all the right things as she heads to Roland Garros

french open: johanna konta doing all the right things as she heads to roland garros
After an outstanding clay court season and a superb Fed Cup, Johanna Konta heads into the French Open in fine shape.
BBC News - Published

Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence

Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open - Published

FRENCH OPEN '19: Serena Williams tries again for 24th major

Women to watch at French Open: 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, No. 1 Naomi Osaka, defending champ Simona Halep - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

FRENCH OPEN '19: Roger Federer scheduled to play on Day 1

Federer set for French Open return on Day 1, playing on Paris clay for 1st time since 2015 - Published

FRENCH OPEN '19: What to watch, from Osaka to Roger's return

French Open storylines: Osaka's bid for 3rd straight Slam, Federer's return, Williams' health - Published

Elina Svitolina on facing Venus Williams at French Open, her injury battle and Gael Monfils

In her first column for BBC Sport Elina Svitolina talks about being drawn against Venus Williams in the French Open and how injury has affected her form.
BBC News - Published

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open

nick kyrgios withdraws from french open
PARIS (AP) — After a tantrum in Italy last week, Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday. The reason for the Australian player’s withdrawal was not immediately clear. Last week at the..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •

French Open: Nick Kyrgios pulls out with illness

french open: nick kyrgios pulls out with illness
Australian world number 36 Nick Kyrgios pulls out of the French Open with illness, meaning Cameron Norrie will now play a qualifier.
BBC News - Published

Boulter out of French Open but earns £20,000

boulter out of french open but earns £20,000
British number two Katie Boulter confirms her withdrawal from the French Open after being included in main draw.
BBC News - Published

French Open 2019: Britain's Katie Boulter out of Roland Garros but set to earn £20,000

french open 2019: britain's katie boulter out of roland garros but set to earn £20,000
British number two Katie Boulter confirms her withdrawal from the French Open after being included in main draw.
BBC News - Published

French Open 2019 Draw: Rafael Nadal opens bid for 12th Roland Garros title against qualifier

french open 2019 draw: rafael nadal opens bid for 12th roland garros title against qualifier
Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier..
WorldNews - Published

Federer to play Sonego on French Open return

federer to play sonego on french open return
Swiss great Roger Federer's first French Open since 2015 will begin against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego.
BBC News - Published

French Open: Britain's Katie Swan one win from main draw but Heather Watson out

french open: britain's katie swan one win from main draw but heather watson out
Britain's Katie Swan is one win away from reaching the main draw of the French Open as Heather Watson loses in qualifying.
BBC News - Published

Cameron Norrie: British number two on French Open, Olympics & Andy Murray

cameron norrie: british number two on french open, olympics & andy murray
British number two Cameron Norrie tells BBC Sport why having a "normal life" at university is translating into success as a professional tennis player.
BBC News - Published

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam?

FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz - Published

FRENCH OPEN '19: Nadal eyes 12th; Djokovic, Federer 2nd each

The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at the 2019 French Open, including top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champ Roger Federer - Published

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

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 •

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