Jun 14, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Djokovic became the first male player in the open era to win all grand slams at least twice. He closed the gap between him and the Federer-Nadal duo in the grand slam race to just 1.
- Jun 12, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Thankfully to the relief of the players and the fans, the roars were allowed to rock the arena until the final point.
- Jun 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Federer, who has hardly played in the last 17 months because of a knee injury, suffered physically in his four-set, late-night victory over German Dominik Koepfer on Saturday.
- Jun 01, 2021 07:32 AM IST
Osaka said in the build-up to the tournament that she would not attend the obligatory press conferences for players after matches, saying the questioning by journalists stresses her mental health.
- May 31, 2021 07:39 AM IST
The penalty was announced in a joint statement from the president of the French tennis federation, Gilles Moretton, and the heads of the other three Grand Slam tournaments.
- Apr 08, 2021 02:42 PM IST
The claycourt Grand Slam, which was postponed by four months last year and took place in front of limited crowds, will finish on June 13, two weeks before the expected start of Wimbledon.
- Oct 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Rafael Nadal has been dominant on clay courts, and has only lost twice in the French Open. He is undefeated in the finals. World number one Novak Djokovic has failed to beat Nadal in the French Open final in all their three meetings.
- Oct 11, 2020 09:38 PM IST
This was the third time Nadal beat Djokovic at Roland Garros in Paris to secure the title. Nadal, 34, claimed his 100th match win at Roland Garros against just two defeats since his 2005 debut.
- Oct 11, 2020 08:30 PM IST
Rafael Nadal holds 19 Grand Slam victories against Novak Djokovic's 17. Both are chasing Roger Federer's men singles record of 20 Grand Slam victories, and Nadal can tie the record if he prevails.
- Oct 10, 2020 08:29 PM IST
The 19-year-old, who did not drop a set throughout the clay court tournament, is the youngest winner since Monica Seles lifted the Suzanne Lenglen Cup in 1992.
- Sep 30, 2020 09:41 PM IST
The claycourt master played deep, using his forehand to devastating effect to set up a meeting with Japanese Kei Nishikori or Italian Stefano Travaglia.
- Sep 28, 2020 07:23 PM IST
The tournament that started on September 21 will go on until October 11. Infosys and
Roland Garros, which hosts French Open Tennis tournament, had signed a three-year pact for tech collaboration in 2019.
- Jul 02, 2020 07:33 PM IST
Giudicelli explained that it meant about 20,000 spectators are expected during the early stages of the two-week claycourt Grand Slam, and about 10,000 on the day of the final.
- Jun 06, 2016 07:36 AM IST
The world number one downed old rival Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to claim a 12th career Major and join Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.
- Jul 14, 2015 04:18 PM IST
CNBC's Carolin Roth spoke to Novak Djokovic after his win, the Serbian player said it was important for him to move on after a disappointing loss at this year‘s French open.
- Jul 10, 2015 10:16 PM IST
The 28-year-old will go for his third All England Club title, and his ninth at the majors, when he faces either seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer or world number three Andy Murray in Sunday's final.
- Jun 08, 2015 08:15 AM IST
The 30-year-old Swiss claimed a famous 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory to secure his second career major after the 2014 Australian Open.
- Jun 04, 2015 12:56 AM IST
Nine-times champion Nadal had fitfully found some form after a horror opening four games against the rampant Djokovic, whose previous six encounters with the Spaniard at Roland Garros had all ended in despair, twice in the final.
- Oct 31, 2014 12:57 PM IST
Saina improved her ranking, riding on her back-to-back quarter-final appearances at Denmark and French Open tournaments this month.
- Jun 08, 2013 06:08 PM IST
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 9-7 in the semi finals of the French Open. He was almost inexhaustible in the match that lasted for almost five hours.
- Jun 03, 2013 11:53 AM IST
Seeing the usually majestic Roger Federer down on his hands and knees - literally - is a rare sight in tennis but that turned out to be the least of his problems at the French Open on Sunday as he flirted with a last-16 exit.
- Jun 01, 2013 02:24 PM IST
After two lacklustre performances and an out-of-character rant at organisers all eyes will be on Rafa Nadal to see if the claycourt matador or this week's vulnerable impostor shows up to face Fabio Fognini on Saturday.
- Sep 21, 2012 07:37 PM IST
CNBC-TV18‘s Beautiful People takes you to Hyderabad to meet India's most successful woman tennis player and one of India's fiery and forthright sportstars.
- Sep 04, 2012 04:46 AM IST
Five former champions, including the reigning men's and women's title holders, will be in action at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, offering a tantalising look at the past, present and possible future of the Flushing Meadows honour roll.
- Jun 16, 2012 10:02 AM IST
Mahesh Bhupathi will not go to the London Olympics if he is separated from his usual partner and forced to play with Leander Paes, the doubles specialist told Reuters on Friday.