QF upsets the biggies
3 Jun 2015
- The QF of French Open proved disastrous for the likes of Nadal and Federer.
- Nadal, the unbeaten king of clay faced Djokovic, to be handed a bitter defeat. Similarly, Federer played fellow Swiss man Wawrinka, who beat the former world No.1 in straight sets.
- Other QFs saw Murray and Tsonga in men & Serena, Timea, Ivanovic and Safarova in women ease into the semis.
Is it the end of Nadal’s era?
3 Jun 2015
- Rafael Nadal, who won 9 French Open titles since 2005 had only lost once in his 70 previous matches at Roland Garros.
- The Spaniard though seems no more to be the king that he was as he fell in straight sets to the versatile Djokovic.
- With a new champion to claim the title, one wonders if it is an end of Nadal's era.
Semi final results of women’s tennis
4 Jun 2015
- The semi final match between Serena and Timea ended as expected as Serena cruised into the finals of yet another Grand Slam of the year.
- Lucie Safarova defeated the former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic in the second semi finals, to reach her first ever Grand Slam final.
- Safarova also became the first Czech woman to reach the French Open final in 34 years.
Men’s French Open semi-final summary
6 Jun 2015
- Stan Wawrinka reached his first French Open final overcoming the Frenchman Tsonga. Stan was booed by the crowd at the end of the match for beating the home favorite.
- Novak Djokovic continued his winning trail by taking down Andy Murray in a 5-setter semi final.
- This will be a 3rd French Open final for Djokovic. In his last two finals, he lost to Rafael Nadal.
Career Grand Slam
A career grand slam in tennis means, being able to win all four major titles - Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Seven men and ten women have won Career Grand Slams in singles play.
And the title goes to - Serena and Wawrinka
8 Jun 2015
- French Open 2015 has been a season of hits and misses with Serena Williams clinching her 20th Grand Slam and Stanislas Wawrinka winning his second major title.
- Serena, the reigning queen overcame her flu, to beat Lucie Safarova in three sets to win her 3rd French Open title.
- An inspired Wawrinka denied the World No.1 Djokovic, his dream of a career grand slam.
French Open 2015: Novak Djokovic destroys Rafael Nadal in straight sets to reach semi-finals - Mirror Online