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# french open

June 2023
'Disrespectful to say I'm greatest', says Djokovic after record-breaking 23rd title
Djokovic defeated Casper Ruud in straight sets in the French Open final on Sunday.
History-making Djokovic claims record 23rd Grand Slam triumph
The Serbian brushed off an early wobble to defeat Casper Ruud of Norway 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 7-5.
Swiatek returns to French Open final as Muchova shocks Sabalenka
Karolina Muchova rallied in the final set to stun second seed Aryna Sabalenka.
Casper Ruud books French Open semi-final date with Zverev
Ruud defeated Denmark’s Holger Rune 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to progress.
Swiatek into French Open semi-final as Haddad Maia makes history
The top seed defeated Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.
Alcaraz books Djokovic French Open clash as Sabalenka condemns Ukraine war
The Belarusian world number two defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina to reach the last four of the tournament.
Coco Gauff and trailblazing Brazilian reach French Open quarter-finals
The American is looking to match last year’s run to the final.
French Open doubles pair disqualified after Miyu Kato hits ball girl with ball
The incident comes a day after 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva admitted she feared she would be defaulted after she angrily swiped a ball into the crowd.
Sabalenka and Svitolina to meet in politically-charged French Open quarter-final
Sabalenka of Belarus will meet Svitolina of Ukraine in the Roland Garros quarter-finals on Tuesday.
Djokovic and Alcaraz one win away from blockbuster showdown in French Open semis
Novak Djokovic reaches his record 17th French Open quarter-final, while clinical Carlos Alcaraz wins in straight sets.
Novak Djokovic blasts French Open fans
The 36-year-old is chasing a third Roland Garros title and men’s record 23rd Grand Slam crown.
Djokovic reaches French Open last 16 as Pegula, Rublev exit
Serb star battles into fourth round for 14th consecutive year.
Novak Djokovic says 'it's what I stand for' in Kosovo row
He will next face Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for a fourth-round place on tomorrow.
Djokovic says 'it's what I stand for' in Kosovo row
He will next face Spanish 29th seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for a fourth-round place on Friday.
May 2023
French Open under fire again over no women’s matches in night sessions
Former finalist Sloane Stephens hit out after her 6-2 6-1 win over Varvara Gracheva.
Novak Djokovic could face fine for writing message about Kosovo on TV camera lens
Djokovic wrote on the camera lens: ‘Kosovo is the heart of Serbia. Stop the violence.’
Kosovo Tennis Federation to call for Novak Djokovic fine over on-camera message at French Open
Djokovic wrote on the camera lens, ‘Kosovo is the heart of Serbia. Stop the violence.’
Djokovic courts controversy with Kosovo 'heart of Serbia' message
The Belgrade-born tennis superstar wrote the message in Serbian after his opening round victory over Aleksandar Kovacevic.
Djokovic begins bid for record 23rd Grand Slam with straight sets win at French Open
Djokovic has still not lost in his opening match of a major since the 2006 Australian Open.
French Open crowd boo Ukraine's Kostyuk for not shaking hands with Belarusian Sabalenka
Sabalenka initially thought she was being booed, and Kostyuk said the crowd should be ‘embarrassed.’
Last year
Hoejgaard puts four balls into the water but recovers to lead French Open
Dane bounced back from disastrous second hole to lead French Open by one shot.
Nadal wins 14th French Open and record-extending 22nd Grand Slam title
His straight-sets rout of Casper Ruud means saw the Spaniard become the oldest male champion at Roland Garros.
Victor Perez hits hole-in-one to lead European Open
Frenchman got off to a flying start at Green Eagle Golf Courses with a birdie on the first and hole-in-one on the second.
Anger at French Open amid claim female players treated like 'second class citizens'
Tennis pioneer Billie Jean-King has waded into the tournament’s scheduling row.
Alexander Zverev says injury suffered against Rafael Nadal is ‘very serious’
The world number three’s participation at Wimbledon this month is in major doubt following the incident in Paris.
Casper Rudd reaches French Open final after protester ties herself to net
The woman leapt from the Court Philippe Chatrier crowd during the sixth game of the third set.
Bigger issues than tennis on Coco Gauff's mind ahead of French Open final
The 18-year-old, who has only just graduated high school, was widely praised for her impromptu ‘peace, end gun violence’ message.
Gauff becomes youngest Slam finalist for 18 years at French Open
The 18-year-old American claimed a 6-3, 6-1 win.
Mother of all rows as French Open quarter-finalists trade 'grow up', 'no respect' barbs
Holger Rune and Casper Ruud were involved in a tense encounter.
Marin Cilic hits remarkable 33 aces to reach first French Open semi-final
Earlier, Iga Swiatek powered into the French Open semi-finals.
Women's matches less appealing than men's at French Open, says tournament director
Amelie Mauresmo, a former world number one, said it was ‘tough’ to schedule women’s matches for the prime night session slots.
Russia's Kasatkina reaches first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open
The 25-year-old will face either Iga Swiatek or Jessica Pegula for a place in Saturday’s championship match.
Rafael Nadal outlasts Novak Djokovic to inch closer to 14th French Open title
The Spaniard hustled his way to a 6-2 4-6 6-2 7-6 (4) win in an enthralling showdown lasting four hours and 12 minutes.
Zverev delighted to edge past Alcaraz 'before he starts beating us all'
The German third seed secured a semi-final meeting with either Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros.
Coco Gauff reaches first French Open semi-final
She will face Italy’s 59th-ranked Martina Trevisan for a place in Saturday’s championship match.
Trevisan into first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open
The 28-year-old will face either Coco Gauff or Sloane Stephens for a place in the final.
World number two Medvedev dumped out of French Open in straight sets defeat
Former US Open champion Marin Cilic will face Russia’s Andrey Rublev in the quarter-final.
World number one Swiatek survives scare to reach French Open quarter-finals
After dropping the first set, Iga Swiatek defeated Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen.
Teenage sensation Rune stuns Tsitsipas to reach French Open quarter-finals
Meanwhile, Daria Kasatkina and Veronika Kudermetova guaranteed a Russian woman will make the semi-finals with wins today.
Swiatek racks up 31st straight win as French Open gets Nordic twist
The Pole was the only top 10 women’s seed left standing at the French Open as Casper Ruud and Holger Rune gave Roland Garros a rare Nordic twist with landmark performances.