French Open
Sports  /  Published 09.04.21

French Open postponed due to Covid

This year’s French Open has been postponed by a week due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday. The clay-court Grand Slam, which...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 02.03.21

Lego route to Iga’s mental strength

Constructing intricate models on Lego has become an important part of preparation for French Open champion Iga Swiatek and the Pole is confident her game is shaping up for success on all kinds of surf...
By Reuters in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

Back on court, Iga at peace

Iga Swiatek says she found peace on court after a couple of chaotic months following her French Open win and the 19-year-old is sharpening the mental side of her game to deal with the expectation that...
By Reuters in Adelaide

Sports  /  Published 06.01.21

Migrants’ hardships trouble Muguruza

Two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza has said training with special groups of Spain’s Civil Guard police force during her off-season opened her eyes to the hardships faced by vulnerable...
By Reuters in Abu Dhabi

Sports  /  Published 03.11.20

Swiatek adapts to newfound fame with eye on big 4

Iga Swiatek went from being a largely unknown teenager to suddenly acquiring celebrity status after winning the French Open in October — and the Pole is now confident she can go on to win all th...
By The Daily Telegraph, Agencies in


Opinion  /  Published 15.10.20

Momentous win: Rafael Nadal bags French Open title

Sir — In a year of grim tidings, Rafael Nadal has scripted a remarkable piece of tennis history by winning his 13th French Open title and 20th Grand Slam overall, equalling Roger Federer for the...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 13.10.20

In triumph, why Rafa is sad

Playing to his Paris audience, Rafael Nadal usually speaks in French for his on-court interviews at Roland Garros, where his astounding success on the red clay has afforded him abundant practice at po...
By Karen Crouse in Paris

Sports  /  Published 13.10.20

No bubbly for ‘disciplined’ Iga Swiatek

Even in the glow of a champagne performance in Paris, Poland’s newly crowned French Open champion Iga Swiatek stuck to still water as she celebrated a maiden Grand Slam success and offered a gli...
By Reuters in Warsaw

Sports  /  Published 12.10.20

French Open: Child’s play for King Rafa

By New York Times News Service in Paris

Sports  /  Published 12.10.20

Like Rafa’s trophy, Iga hugs legacy

By New York Times News Service , Reuters in


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