Roland Garros

Roland Garros could be behind closed doors, says French tennis boss

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 09:55 GMT

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.

Nadal can't wait to return to new-look Roland Garros

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 04:00 GMT

"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.

Demolition man Nadal claims record-extending 11th French title

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Sunday's result marks the sixth consecutive Grand Slam won by either Nadal or 20-times major champion Roger Federer.

Nadal crushes Del Potro to set up Thiem final at Roland Garros

Sun, 10 Jun 2018 - 05:07 GMT

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,

Unstoppable Nadal marches past Marterer

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 08:00 GMT

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 steals main stage spotlight by destroying Pliskova

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Sharapova was back on Roland Garros' main stage for the first time in three years.

Serena keeps 'Black Panther' catsuit despite questions

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 01:12 GMT

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.

Catwoman Serena back in business as Nadal, Sharapova survive scares

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 06:30 GMT

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.

Britain's Edmund "feeling good" at French Open

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 06:14 GMT

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.

French Open organisers launch assault on tardy diners

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 07:30 GMT

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.

Returning Serena Williams ready to deny Paris convention

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

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 Bartoli announces return to WTA Tour

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 03:42 GMT

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced on Tuesday that she would return to professional tennis in 2018 after more than four years in retirement.

Nadal is best tennis player of 2017

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 06:34 GMT

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.

Wimbledon and French Open matches trigger fixing alerts

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 01:05 GMT

3 matches in Wimbledon and a match in French Open will be reviewed because of match-fixing.

Nadal prepares for Wimbledon

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 08:30 GMT

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal started his training on a grass court in preparation for Wimbledon.

Who’s congratulating Roland Garros winner Nedal?

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 08:10 GMT

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, Venus win Roland Garros men’s doubles

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 - 10:02 GMT

Harrison and Venus won the Roland Garros men’s doubles for their first time.

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title

Tennis-French federation president hits out at French men

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 09:58 GMT

French federation president Bernard Giudicelli has hit out at the country's male players after their disappointing run at Roland Garros.

Djokovic surrenders in French Open quarter-finals leftright 11/11leftright

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 04:11 GMT

Novak Djokovic effectively waved the white flag, bowing out of the French Open with a whimper on Wednesday.