French Open

The French Open is an annual Tennis Tournament which is held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris. It is held between late May and early June. It is one of the four Grand Slam Tournaments. French Open is played on Clay Court. The championship started in 1891 and was only for those at that time who were Members of French Club.

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Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

03 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Rafael Nadal: His ground-breaking feats

Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal turned 34 on Wednesday.

Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021

21 May 2020

Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games would have to be canceled if it cannot take place next summer.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

15 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: USTA drafting alternative venue plans for US Open

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is pressing ahead with preparations to stage the US Open 2020 in New York this year but is "aggressively" drafting alternative plans for the tournament.

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

15 May 2020

I believe I can win the most Slams: Novak Djokovic

A defiant Novak Djokovic has clear goals as far his tennis career is concerned.

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

13 May 2020

#CoronavirusPandemic: Serena eager to return to court after lockdown break

Veteran tennis ace Serena Williams has claimed she wants to return to court after the lockdown break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

08 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open ticket holders to receive refund

French Tennis Federation, on Thursday, announced that all ticket holders of the French Open will be refunded due to coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

07 May 2020

Australian Open 2021 is under threat: Details here

The Australian Open 2021 could face cancelation under a worst-case scenario if the coronavirus pandemic continues to halt the world.

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

06 May 2020

Tennis rallies together for Player Relief Programme, raises $6 million

The governing bodies of tennis have come together to raise in excess of $6 million to create a Player Relief Programme aimed at supporting players who are particularly affected by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

'Nadal's pre-match routine is intimidating', says Novak Djokovic

18 Apr 2020

'Nadal's pre-match routine is intimidating', says Novak Djokovic

World number one Novak Djokovic believes Rafael Nadal's routine ahead of the match is quite intimidating.

Roger Federer does solo drill, challenges Virat Kohli amid lockdown

08 Apr 2020

Roger Federer does solo drill, challenges Virat Kohli amid lockdown

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has been quite active on social media in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

01 Apr 2020

Tennis: Wimbledon likely to be scrapped amid coronavirus outbreak

The Wimbledon 2020 event looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks further havoc on the global sporting calendar.

Coronavirus outbreak: US Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: US Open venue to host 350-bed temporary hospital

With USA being highly affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a portion of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is set to transform into a 350-bed temporary hospital.

Coronavirus outbreak: Serena Williams says she is under stress

22 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Serena Williams says she is under stress

Women's tennis superstar Serena Williams says she is under stress in this period of self-isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought the world to a standstill.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: A look at the ATP Rankings after freezing

19 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: A look at the ATP Rankings after freezing

In tennis, the ATP has extended its suspension period until June 7 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has jolted the entire sports fraternity like never before.

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open postponed, will be played in September-October

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: French Open postponed, will be played in September-October

The French Open has been postponed for nearly four months, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Roger Federer ruled out of French Open 2020: Details here

20 Feb 2020

Roger Federer ruled out of French Open 2020: Details here

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has been ruled out of the French Open 2020.

Farewell! Leander Paes to play final doubles game in India

15 Feb 2020

Farewell! Leander Paes to play final doubles game in India

India's most successful tennis player Leander Paes is all set to play his final doubles game in the country.

Federer to make just one clay-court appearance in 2020

14 Feb 2020

Federer to make just one clay-court appearance in 2020

Swiss veteran ace Roger Federer has decided to make just a solitary clay-court appearance in 2020.

How would Federer react to Nadal breaking his Slam record?

09 Feb 2020

How would Federer react to Nadal breaking his Slam record?

Roger Federer is considered the GOAT of tennis, having won record 20 Grand Slam titles.

Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?

04 Feb 2020

Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?

British tennis sensation Andy Murray has been having a tough time since the last year after undergoing a career-threatening hip resurfacing surgery.

Australian Open: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach final

31 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to reach final

Fifth seed, Dominic Thiem of Austria, came up with an uplifting performance as he tamed Alexander Zverev of Germany in the semis of the ongoing Australian Open on Friday.

Australian Open: Sofia Kenin stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach final

30 Jan 2020

Australian Open: Sofia Kenin stuns Ashleigh Barty to reach final

The ongoing Australian Open witnessed yet another upset, in the closing stages, as 14th seed, Sofia Kenin, shocked reigning world number one, Ashleigh Barty, to reach her maiden Grand Slam final.

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

28 Jan 2020

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ended after a defeat in the second round of the mixed doubles event.

Australian Open 2020: Nadal beats Kyrgios in an intense four-setter

27 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: Nadal beats Kyrgios in an intense four-setter

Reigning world number one, Rafael Nadal, overcame Australia's Nick Kyrgios, as he beat the latter in four sets in the pre-quarters of the Australian Open 2020 on Monday.

Ranking the top matches of Roger Federer at Australian Open

26 Jan 2020

Ranking the top matches of Roger Federer at Australian Open

Tennis GOAT Roger Federer of Switzerland scripted history recently when he registered his 100th win at the Australian Open.

Serena Williams' performances in Grand Slams after victory in 2017

24 Jan 2020

Serena Williams' performances in Grand Slams after victory in 2017

Serena Williams was handed a major blow in the ongoing Australian Open 2020.

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 4

23 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 4

Day 4 of the Australian Open saw the men's new generation stars move into the third round.

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win women's singles title

19 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: These contenders could win women's singles title

The 108th edition of the opening Grand Slam of the year, Australian Open, gets underway from Monday.

Australian Open: A look at some of the unique facts

10 Jan 2020

Australian Open: A look at some of the unique facts

The 108th edition of the Australian Open is all set to get underway from January 14.

These women's tennis records could be scripted in 2020

07 Jan 2020

These women's tennis records could be scripted in 2020

The world of tennis saw an epic year in 2019 as both men and women nailed it with record-breaking performances.

Novak Djokovic could script these records in 2020

06 Jan 2020

Novak Djokovic could script these records in 2020

The world of tennis witnessed a record-breaking 2019, with a number of players scripting feats and entering history books.

Rafael Nadal could script these records in 2020

05 Jan 2020

Rafael Nadal could script these records in 2020

Reigning world number one Rafael Nadal had a glorious year in 2019.

Australia bushfire crisis: Ashleigh Barty to donate Brisbane prize money

05 Jan 2020

Australia bushfire crisis: Ashleigh Barty to donate Brisbane prize money

World number one female tennis player Ashleigh Barty has decided to donate her prize money from this week's Brisbane International to the Red Cross to help the victims of Australia's bushfire crisis.

Thiem feels 2020 can see a new Grand Slam champion

02 Jan 2020

Thiem feels 2020 can see a new Grand Slam champion

Over the last decade, the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal went on to dominate the tennis circuit in a big way.

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

27 Nov 2019

PBL Season 5: Analyzing the top buys of each franchise

The fifth edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is around the corner and the auction for the same took place on Tuesday.

My retirement will depend on my health, says Roger Federer

20 Nov 2019

My retirement will depend on my health, says Roger Federer

Veteran men's singles tennis star Roger Federer has assured fans that he does not intend to retire from the sport anytime soon.

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy sail through

13 Nov 2019

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy sail through

India's star female shuttler PV Sindhu sailed into the second round of the Hong Kong Open.

China Open: Saina Nehwal's struggles continue after early exit

06 Nov 2019

China Open: Saina Nehwal's struggles continue after early exit

India's women's singles badminton ace Saina Nehwal has been having a difficult time on the court of late.

Ranking the top moments from French Open

25 Oct 2019

Ranking the top moments from French Open

When it comes to Grand Slams in tennis, the French Open is considered one of the most respectable ones, owing to its tradition of being the only Slam to be played on clay courts.