Tag: grand slam
Playing through pain requires a change in mindset and Nadal says he was very close to calling it quits after Indian Wells.
Rafael Nadal takes sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open title but says matching Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slams will not become an obsession.
Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies of Germany claim their first Grand Slam title when they beat France's Fabrice Martin and Jeremy Chardy 6-2 7-6(3) in the doubles final.
Australian tennis legend Rod Laver backs current world number one Novak Djokovic to repeat the feat at this year's French Open.
Naomi Osaka is looking for her third successive Grand Slam title whilst Simona Halep starts her title defence.
He is generally a slow starter but should not have any problem getting past his first-round opponent, Germany's Yannick Hanfmann.
The 25-year-old Muguruza, who won the French Open in 2016 and Wimbledon in 2017, has twice reached the semi-finals in Rome.
"My last three major championships have been pretty good," Woods said. "So that in itself gives me a lot of confidence going down the road."
A blistering start in 2019 would not hinder Rory McIlroy to a Grand Slam career.
Roger Federer earned his 100th Grand Slam title in the Dubai Championship 2019 final - the second male player in history to do so.
Irishman McIlroy could become only the sixth player to win all four major titles with a victory at the Masters.
Federer will become the second man in tennis history to win 100 career titles after Jimmy Connors if he wins the Dubai Championships.
Wawrinka clinched the match with his 26th winner of the night.
Monfils will take on former champion Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's final.
Switzerland's 2015 champion needed almost two and a quarter hours to defeat the Japanese star.
US and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka apologises to have withdrawn from Doha this year as she was looking forward to playing and seeing her fans there.
Koepka recalls the electric final-round atmosphere last year at Bellerive when he denied a late charge by 14-time major winner Tiger Woods that had spectators at a fever pitch.
This year's Open offers a different picture of the left-handed Czech who did not lose a single set on her way to the final.
They are the second all-French pair to win in Australia after Michael Llodra and Fabrice Santoro, who won back-to-back titles in 2003-04.
Paes turned professional in 1991 as a singles player rising to world number 73 with his serve-and-volley game.
Simona Halep keeps a positive mental attitude by focusing on winning her matches instead of the race of the ranks.
Tsitsipas has overhauled Federer 6-7(11) 7-6(3) 7-5 7-6(5), sparking delirium among Greek fans out in force at Melbourne Park.
The Spanish second seed blasted out of the blocks to win nine games in a row against the Czech.
The aggressive American upset the 20th seed in four high-quality sets.