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Tsitsipas: Onus on youngsters to beat ‘big three’ at Wimbledon

Tsitsipas wants to see someone new triumph at Wimbledon this year.

Berrettini eases past Struff in Stuttgart, to face Auger-Aliassime in final

Italian Matteo Berrettini reaches his first grasscourt final with a 6-4 7-5 victory over home favourite Jan-Lennard Struff at the Stuttgart Open.

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.

Berrettini sets up Struff semi-final in Stuttgart

Italian Matteo Berrettini cruises into the Stuttgart Open semi-finals after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour.

Nadal considered ending season after Indian Wells injury

Playing through pain requires a change in mindset and Nadal says he was very close to calling it quits after Indian Wells.

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 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.

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.

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals

Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic continue their reign on the French Open as they demolish the competition to reach their respective quarter-finals.

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.

Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena

Thiem calls his eviction to make way for Williams 'a joke'.

Serena, Osaka crash out of Roland Garros

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

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep

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

Federer, Nadal reach French Open fourth round, Pliskova out

Nadal’s win over Goffin came 10 years to the day since his shock 2009 exit to Robin Soderling.

Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory

The tennis ace beats Casper Ruud, whose father Christian was in the draw when Federer made his Paris debut 20 years ago.

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.

Stuttering Osaka braced for tough match against Azarenka

Naomi Osaka expects Thursday's French Open second-round meeting with a resurgent Victoria Azarenka to be her toughest challenge this year.

Former French Open finalist Safarova bows out

Former Roland Garros runner-up Lucie Safarova retires with defeat in the French Open doubles, saying she will "miss the competition"

Federer: I missed it so much

The win over Lorenzo Sonego is Federer’s 60th successive first round triumph at a Grand Slam.

Teenager Potapova lost for words after stunning Kerber

Potapova says she lives for these kind of moments and would do anything to live it over and over again.

Kerber crashes to Russian teen at Roland Garros as Federer returns

Potapova says her coach gave her the confidence to go out and get a win against Kerber.