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#Roland Garros

# roland-garros - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros
# Underdog Story
# Underdog Story

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros

Oct 6th 2020, 10:21 PM 4,039 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine’s success came on the same day that compatriot Nadia Podoroska, the world 131, reached the last-four of the women’s singles.

# roland-garros - Monday 5 October, 2020

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
# Worry
# Worry

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again

Oct 5th 2020, 8:18 PM 7,288 Views 6 Comments

The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash
# Pain
# Pain

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash

Sep 30th 2020, 3:03 PM 9,377 Views 5 Comments

The tie featured 24 breaks of serve with the Dutch star firing 61 winners but committing 63 unforced errors.

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Sep 30th 2020, 11:37 AM 4,539 Views 2 Comments

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call
# French Open
# French Open

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Sep 29th 2020, 5:51 PM 6,339 Views 2 Comments

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# roland-garros - Monday 28 September, 2020

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,740 Views 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Sep 20th 2020, 10:00 PM 4,617 Views 3 Comments

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

# roland-garros - Monday 10 June, 2019

'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal
# Master
# Master

'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal

Jun 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,845 Views 5 Comments

Unstoppable Nadal made history with remarkable 12th French Open title yesterday.

# roland-garros - Sunday 9 June, 2019

'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands'
# French Open
# French Open

'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands'

Jun 9th 2019, 11:54 AM 5,767 Views 1 Comment

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia’s 46-year year wait for a French Open title on Saturday.

# roland-garros - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager
# Champion
# Champion

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Jun 8th 2019, 5:13 PM 6,295 Views 5 Comments

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

# roland-garros - Friday 7 June, 2019

Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final
# Rafa
# Rafa

Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final

Jun 7th 2019, 2:41 PM 6,364 Views 13 Comments

It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

Jun 7th 2019, 1:46 PM 7,002 Views 8 Comments

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

Czech teen reaches first Grand Slam final after stunning Britain's Konta
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Czech teen reaches first Grand Slam final after stunning Britain's Konta

Jun 7th 2019, 12:39 PM 3,803 Views 0 Comments

Marketa Vondrousova will face Ashleigh Barty in the French Open decider.

# roland-garros - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage'
# Washout
# Washout

'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage'

Jun 6th 2019, 10:01 PM 6,912 Views 3 Comments

Sexism row stirs as women’s French Open semi-finals are moved away from showpiece court in ‘unfair and inappropriate’ rescheduling.

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal
# Fab Four
# Fab Four

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

Jun 6th 2019, 7:19 PM 2,234 Views 0 Comments

A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.

Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final

Jun 6th 2019, 4:08 PM 2,726 Views 1 Comment

The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache
# Wipe Out
# Wipe Out

Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache

Jun 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 2,976 Views 2 Comments

No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Federer and Nadal to meet in French Open semi-final after Swiss sees off Wawrinka
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Federer and Nadal to meet in French Open semi-final after Swiss sees off Wawrinka

Jun 4th 2019, 6:13 PM 4,047 Views 4 Comments

Federer beat Wawrinka in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the 2019 French Open.

Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place

Jun 4th 2019, 3:33 PM 3,863 Views 3 Comments

Stephens’ hopes of going one better than last year in Paris were ended by an inspired Johanna Konta.

# roland-garros - Monday 3 June, 2019

Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses
# Wrap
# Wrap

Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses

Jun 3rd 2019, 6:08 PM 2,363 Views 2 Comments

The world number one comfortably defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.

# roland-garros - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion
# Wrap
# Wrap

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion

Jun 2nd 2019, 7:44 PM 4,477 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens will face Johanna Konta for a place in the semi-finals of the French Open after defeating Garbine Muguruza.

# roland-garros - Friday 31 May, 2019

Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open
# Masterful
# Masterful

Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open

May 31st 2019, 8:13 PM 3,991 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Rafa Nadal survived a blip on his way to a fourth round berth.

# roland-garros - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
# Battle Hardened
# Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

May 30th 2019, 7:51 PM 3,536 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail
# 12 Calling
# 12 Calling

Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail

May 29th 2019, 2:47 PM 1,727 Views 1 Comment

Nadal is on the hunt for a record-extending 12th French Open title.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris
# Hiccups
# Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

May 28th 2019, 7:13 PM 1,892 Views 0 Comments

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# roland-garros - Monday 27 May, 2019

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker

May 27th 2019, 7:43 PM 2,874 Views 1 Comment

The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.

Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out
# French Open
# French Open

Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out

May 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 3,064 Views 1 Comment

It’s all go at the French open.

# roland-garros - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory
# Welcome Return
# Welcome Return

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory

May 26th 2019, 4:37 PM 5,134 Views 1 Comment

The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.

Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit
# Upset
# Upset

Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit

Updated May 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 4,073 Views 0 Comments

The reigning Wimbledon champion was beaten by world number 81, Anastasia Potapova.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss
# Setback
# Setback

Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss

Sep 4th 2018, 11:57 AM 5,147 Views 1 Comment

The 37-year-old five-time champion laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director
# Controversy
# Controversy

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director

Aug 28th 2018, 2:59 PM 7,121 Views 3 Comments

The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.

# roland-garros - Saturday 25 August, 2018

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit
# Controversy
# Controversy

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit

Aug 25th 2018, 12:46 AM 12,603 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit.

# roland-garros - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Jun 11th 2018, 6:14 PM 7,447 Views 3 Comments

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# roland-garros - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare
# World Number One
# World Number One

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

Jun 10th 2018, 5:19 PM 5,220 Views 7 Comments

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Saturday 9 June, 2018

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam
# French Open
# French Open

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam

Jun 9th 2018, 4:41 PM 6,742 Views 2 Comments

Having failed to win her previous three major finals, Halep was not to be denied in Paris.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals
# Roland Garros
# Roland Garros

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals

Updated Jun 5th 2018, 7:15 PM 7,440 Views 6 Comments

Marco Cecchinato made history in Paris on Tuesday and will face Dominic Thiem for a place in the final.

# roland-garros - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course
# French Open
# French Open

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:48 PM 3,937 Views 6 Comments

Zverev has reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final, while Djokovic cruises into his 12th French Open quarter.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
# Perspective
# Perspective

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'

May 30th 2018, 7:57 PM 4,288 Views 1 Comment

The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.

# roland-garros - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros
# Clay Court Season
# Clay Court Season

Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros

May 27th 2018, 7:43 PM 6,992 Views 1 Comment

Jelena Ostapenko’s title defence ended with a whimper, as men’s fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov comfortably advanced to the second round.

# roland-garros - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
# Major Shock
# Major Shock

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Jun 8th 2017, 7:20 PM 5,639 Views 5 Comments

Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.

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