French Open
Opinion  /  Published 09.06.22

Mynahs on course of extinction

Dubious luck Sir — Many of us harbour harmless superstitions. These give us a sense of control over destiny. Some superstitions are so deeply ingrained that even sceptics would not brush them o...
By The Editorial Board

People  /  Published 07.06.22

Formula 14: How Rafael Nadal and Real Madrid keep on winning

As for Nadal, the oldest men’s singles winner at the French Open, there is still no clarity over how much the 36-year-old has left in the tank. While he has hinted that every Grand Slam he plays...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 07.06.22

No. 14 Rafa’s ‘most unexpected’

Rafael Nadal would probably not have played any grand slam other than the French Open with the chronic foot injury that needed numbing injections in Paris, the 14-time Roland Garros champion said on M...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 06.06.22

Doubles too eludes Gauff

French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic recovered from a set down to beat Americans Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday and lift the French Open women’s doubles tit...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 05.06.22

Rafael Nadal clinches 14th French Open crown

After a grueling tournament at Roland Garros, Rafael Nadal showed once again that, even not at 100%, he is the king of clay. His victory over Norway's Casper Ruud now puts him half way toward a Ca...
By Davis VanOpdorp


Entertainment  /  Published 05.06.22

6 must-watch tennis documentaries

The ongoing 126th edition of the French Open has already given us some sublime moments on the court. As tennis legend Rafael Nadal waits to make his 14th appearance at the men’s final at Roland-...
By Saikat Chakraborty in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.06.22

Climate emergency behind protest

Female players should get prime time slots when they play if women’s tennis is to get a better audience, Billie Jean King, a 12-time grand slam singles champion, said on Saturday amid a scheduli...
By Our Bureau in Paris

Sports  /  Published 05.06.22

Zverev suffers torn ligaments

Alexander Zverev said he suffered torn ligaments after rolling on his ankle and being forced to retire from his French Open semi-final against 13-time champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. “I am now...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 05.06.22

Iga cements her rule on favourite red clay

She is one of the first tennis players to travel with a full-time performance psychologist, Daria Abramowicz, and despite finishing in the top-10 last year, switched coaches in the off-season. Swiatek...
By Christopher Clarey

Sports  /  Published 05.06.22

Dreamer dares master in his lair

Ruud is proud that he has earned the right to play Rafael Nadal in a French Open final. But the Norwegian wouldn’t mind if he goes a step further.  “It’s gonna be, yeah, amazin...
By Our Bureau


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