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Tag: Roland Garros

Amazon buys into Roland Garros TV rights

The arrival of Amazon and its streaming platform is a first for a sporting event in France.

Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grass courts next week.

Unseeded Germans Krawietz and Mies take men’s doubles title in Paris

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.

Nadal too strong for Federer in Paris, reaches 12th final

Rafael Nadal charges into his 12th French Open final with his stunning 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over old foe Roger Federer.

Barty, Vondrousova shrug off sexism row to reach Roland Garros final

Ashleigh Barty and Marketa Vondrousova set up a Roland Garros final showdown, shrugging off a sexism row which had seen their semi-finals shifted away from the tournament's showpiece court.

Barty, Vondrousova to meet in Roland Garros final

Australian Ashleigh Barty will meet Czech's Marketa Vondrousova at the French Open final following their respective victories over US's Amanda Anisimova and Britain's Johanna Konta.

Weather gives French Open organisers scheduling headache

Four of the survivors in French Open women's singles face the prospect of playing three days in a row to win the title after heavy rain washes out the day's action.

Hope for Federer if he breaks Rafa’s rhythm

Roger Federer prepares to update his strategy for his upcoming semi-finals match against rival Rafael Nadal on the Parisian clay for the 2009 French Open.

Rain delays French Open quarter-finals

Heavy rain is causing games to be delayed at the French Open quarter-finals.

Nadal and Federer set up classic French Open semi-final

French Open fans anticipate the upcoming semi-final match between great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros. The match will be their 39th overall.

Federer subdues Wawrinka in Swiss classic

Roger Federer passes his first serious test on his return to the French Open as he beat Stan Wawrinka to reach the French Open semi-finals.

Nadal into 12th Roland Garros semi, Federer or Wawrinka next

King of Clay Rafael Nadal reaches the Roland Garros semi-finals after defeating Ken Nishikori.

Zverev beats Fognini to return to quarter-finals

German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reaches his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini.

Nadal racks up 90th Roland Garros win after ‘impossible’ Paris career

Defending champion Rafael Nadal reflects back after he racked up his 90th win at Roland Garros.

Nadal ends Londero’s run to reach quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal ends the dream run of French Open debutant Juan Ignacio Londero with a 6-2 6-3 6-3 victory to power into the quarter-finals.

Serena, Osaka crash out of Roland Garros

Williams' exit is her earliest at a Grand Slam since 2014.

Zverev stumbles into Roland Garros last 16

Alexander Zverev will face Italy's Fabio Fognini for a place in the last-eight.

Tsitsipas first Greek in 83 years to reach Roland Garros last...

Stefanos Tsitsipas will take on either former champion Stan Wawrinka or Grigor Dimitrov for a place in his second Grand Slam quarter-final.

Defending champion Halep eases into French Open last 16

Simona Halep will meet either Olympic champion Monica Puig or Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in the next round.

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep

Tsurenko has never beaten defending champion Halep in seven career meetings.

Osaka survives as big daddy Djokovic and Serena stroll

Defending champion Simona Halep wasted three match points in the second set of her clash with Poland's Magda Linette but eventually prevailed 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.

Osaka stages second great escape at Roland Garros

Naomi Osaka will next go up against either Greek Maria Sakkari or Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic.

Federer into Roland Garros third round for 15th time

Next up for Roger Federer is a clash with Norway's Casper Ruud.

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown

Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday, vowing to enjoy herself in the absence of the stifling pressure of previous campaigns in Paris.