Roland Garros
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

2005 or 2022, King Rafa reigns

Sunday’s triumph, with Billie Jean King and King Felipe VI of Spain in attendance, also made Nadal, at 36, the oldest man to win the French Open, surpassing his compatriot Andres Gimeno, who won...
By Christopher Clarey in Paris

Sports  /  Published 04.06.22

Mauresmo apologises for comment

French Open tournament director Amelie Mauresmo has apologised for saying women’s tennis is not as appealing as the men’s game, adding that her comments were taken out of context. The rem...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 04.06.22

Coco calm, Iga banks on hard rock

Nerves have often been a deciding factor in grand slam finals but there is little chance that Swiatek, who has been working with a psychologist, will struggle with her composure. “I’m jus...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 04.06.22

Zverev limps out, Nadal marches on

“It was a super tough match. Over three hours and we didn’t even finish the second set. Of course being in the final of Roland Garros is a dream without a doubt, but at the same time that ...
By Our Bureau


Sports  /  Published 02.06.22

Cold & humid clay at night not for Rafa

'Big Boys Play At Night' screamed the slogan on Imran Khan's T-shirt, a marketing gimmick of the Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket in the late 1970s that instantly caught the imagina...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.06.22

Invincible Iga storms into French Open semis

Iga Swiatek is curently enjoying the best time in her tennis career. The polish tennis star registered a comfortable 6-3, 6-2 win over American Jessica Pegula to storm into the semi-finals, and extend...
By Our Bureau in Paris

Sports  /  Published 28.05.22

Big win for Bopanna

The never-say-die spirit came to the fore as Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop saved five match points to knock out Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic, the reigning Wimbledon champions, from the Roland Gar...
By Our bureau and PTI in Paris

Sports  /  Published 26.05.22

At 20, Swiatek walks tall

Iga Swiatek, unbeaten since February, was sitting in the players’ restaurant at the French Open and twisting her head right and left at high speed, her eyes comically wide as they darted to and ...
By Christopher Clarey in Paris

Sports  /  Published 20.05.22

Martina bets on Swiatek for French title

Iga Swiatek has embraced the pressure that comes with being world No.1 and will go into the French Open, starting this Sunday, as the overwhelming favourite to clinch a second major title, tennis grea...
By The Telegraph


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