Sports  /  Published 12.10.20

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 12.10.20

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 11.10.20

French Open: Child’s play for King Rafa

By New York Times News Service in Paris

Sports  /  Published 09.10.20

Federer record on Nadal radar

Rafael Nadal moved within one win of a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title by reaching the French Open final with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (7-0) victory over Diego Schwartzman on Friday. Nadal was beaten b...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 08.10.20

Play-acting poser for ‘injury-hit’ Novak

Injury worries clouded Novak Djokovic’s hopes of a second French Open title as he said he had suffered neck and shoulder problems during his laboured quarter final win over Spain’s Pablo C...
By Agencies in Paris

Sports  /  Published 08.10.20

Teen test for Kenin in final

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek became the youngest player to reach the French Open women’s final in 19 years, continuing her bulldozing run at Roland Garros with a 6-2, 6-1 dismantling of Argentine...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 06.10.20

French Open: Fixing shadow on match

French prosecutors on Tuesday said they had opened an investigation into alleged match-fixing in a women’s doubles match at the French Open. The prosecutors’ office said the investigation...
By Agencies in Paris

Sports  /  Published 05.10.20

Novak Djokovic survives deja vu and Russian

Czech left-hander Petra Kvitova reached the last-eight stage for the first time in eight years as she overpowered China’s Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-4. On yet another chilly day in the French capital, ...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 04.10.20

French Open: Seeds fall on clay

Rafa Nadal blew away American qualifier Sebastian Korda 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 to romp into the quarter finals and close in on a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros.  With the sun out and the wi...
By Reuters in Paris

Sports  /  Published 03.10.20

$1-million watch for Rafa’s wrist

World No.2 Rafael Nadal is chasing his 13th French Open title and keeping time for the Spaniard is a custom-made Richard Mille wach worth, hold your breath, approximately Rs 7.3 crore. The luxury wat...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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