French tennis chief Bernard Guidicelli admitted Sunday that Roland Garros, already controversially pushed back four months due to the coronavirus, could be staged behind closed doors.
"I am going to be there with time enough, as always," said 32-year-old Nadal, who wants to capture a 12th trophy in Paris.
Sunday's result marks the sixth consecutive Grand Slam won by either Nadal or 20-times major champion Roger Federer.
Rafael Nadal brushed aside Juan Martin Del Potro in straight sets on Friday to continue his quest for an 11th French Open title. He will face Dominic Thiem,
Marterer probably wondered what all the fuss was about when, two games into his first match against the best claycourt player ever on Monday.
Sharapova was back on Roland Garros' main stage for the first time in three years.
Serena Williams will continue to wear her striking, all-black catsuit in her French Open second round clash on Thursday despite questions raised over whether or not it breaks the rules over appropriate on-court playing gear.
The 36-year-old downed Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to register her first victory at the majors since her 2017 Australian Open triumph.
Edmund’s ball-striking was superior throughout, the 16th seed hitting 28 winners to De Minaur’s 15, but it was the 23-year-old's cool head that impressed.
Wimbledon, with its hordes of tennis fans arriving from the world over to camp out for days or even weeks to get hold of tickets, has not faced the same problem.
Convention would have it that to succeed on the gruelling clay courts of Roland Garros requires playing a stack of matches and having miles in your legs.
Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced on Tuesday that she would return to professional tennis in 2018 after more than four years in retirement.
The International Tennis Federation has named Rafael Nadal as the best player of the 2017 season, and Nadal will receive the award for the third time in his career.
3 matches in Wimbledon and a match in French Open will be reviewed because of match-fixing.
The Spaniard Rafael Nadal started his training on a grass court in preparation for Wimbledon.
After winning a record 10th single title at the Ronald Garros Spanish player,Rafael Nadal:he has no idea who has congratulated him on his “La Decima” gold medal
Harrison and Venus won the Roland Garros men’s doubles for their first time.
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title
French federation president Bernard Giudicelli has hit out at the country's male players after their disappointing run at Roland Garros.
Novak Djokovic effectively waved the white flag, bowing out of the French Open with a whimper on Wednesday.