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# french-open - Monday 16 August, 2021

Tearful Osaka attends first press conference since withdrawing from French Open
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

Tearful Osaka attends first press conference since withdrawing from French Open

Aug 16th 2021, 11:08 PM 5,954 Views 8 Comments

The four-time grand slam champion pulled out of Roland Garros for mental health reasons.

# french-open - Monday 5 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka confirms she will do press conferences at Olympics
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Naomi Osaka confirms she will do press conferences at Olympics

Jul 5th 2021, 4:48 PM 3,718 Views 2 Comments

The world number two told Japan’s national broadcaster NHK she was getting ready to play on home turf.

# french-open - Monday 14 June, 2021

Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death minutes before French Open final
# Sadness
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# Sadness

Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death minutes before French Open final

Jun 14th 2021, 4:39 PM 7,143 Views 2 Comments

Novak Djokovic overturned a two-set deficit to win 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 and secure his 19th Grand Slam title.

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam
# Tennis
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# Tennis

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam

Jun 14th 2021, 11:53 AM 3,850 Views 1 Comment

Djokovic now has nine Australian Opens, five Wimbledons, three US Opens and two French Opens.

# french-open - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Djokovic makes history with 19th Grand Slam title in epic French Open final
# Happy Days
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# Happy Days

Djokovic makes history with 19th Grand Slam title in epic French Open final

Jun 13th 2021, 7:13 PM 8,906 Views 6 Comments

The world number one became the first man in 52 years to win all four majors twice when he came from two sets down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas.

# french-open - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna

Jun 12th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,657 Views 1 Comment

The 25-year-old emulates compatriot Hana Mandlikova who claimed the trophy in Paris in 1981.

Novak Djokovic turns his attention to Tsitsipas after epic semi-final
# Eyes On The Prize
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# Eyes On The Prize

Novak Djokovic turns his attention to Tsitsipas after epic semi-final

Jun 12th 2021, 4:31 PM 2,828 Views 1 Comment

The Serb handed Rafael Nadal just his third defeat at Roland Garros and will challenge for a 19th grand slam title at the French Open.

# french-open - Friday 11 June, 2021

Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final
# Epic
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# Epic

Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final

Jun 11th 2021, 11:01 PM 7,596 Views 6 Comments

Djokovic came from a set down to end Nadal’s reign as champion.

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final

Jun 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 2,490 Views 1 Comment

Zverev recovered from two sets down to force a decider as Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3 6-3 4-6 4-6 6-3.

‘I’m just going to have fun’ – Barbora Krejcikova set for two French Open finals
# Doubling Up
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# Doubling Up

‘I’m just going to have fun’ – Barbora Krejcikova set for two French Open finals

Jun 11th 2021, 5:25 PM 3,074 Views 0 Comments

Krejcikova will play Anastasia Pavlychenkova in the singles final on Saturday and will also contest the doubles final.

# french-open - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova
# Pav
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# Pav

Krejcikova saves match point to set up French Open final with Pavlyuchenkova

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,510 Views 6 Comments

It will be a Czech Republic v Russia final at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Nadal loses a set but reaches 14th French Open semi-final
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Nadal loses a set but reaches 14th French Open semi-final

Jun 9th 2021, 5:35 PM 2,580 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old extended his incredible French Open record to 105 wins and two losses.

# french-open - Monday 7 June, 2021

Gauff reaches maiden grand slam quarter-final, Swiatek on course to defend French Open title
# French Open
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# French Open

Gauff reaches maiden grand slam quarter-final, Swiatek on course to defend French Open title

Updated Jun 7th 2021, 10:03 PM 6,364 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old defeated Ons Jabeur 6-3 6-1 and is yet to drop a set in singles.

Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner
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# Roland Garros

Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner

Updated Jun 7th 2021, 9:46 PM 3,375 Views 1 Comment

Italian Musetti won the first two sets but ran out of energy as Djokovic stormed back to reach his 15th quarter-final at the French Open.

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match
# Struggles
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# Struggles

French Open quarter-finalist 'locked herself away, cried' before match

Jun 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 6,587 Views 1 Comment

Barbora Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world, defeated America’s Sloane Stephens, the 2018 runner-up in Paris.

# french-open - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,666 Views 3 Comments

Williams took the positives after a 6-3 7-5 defeat to Elena Rybakina.

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16
# The Long Game
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# The Long Game

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after advancing to last 16

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,069 Views 10 Comments

‘It’s important that I listen to my body and make sure I don’t push myself too quickly on my road to recovery.’

# french-open - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Osaka thanks fans for ‘love’ she has received since French Open withdrawal
# French Open
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# French Open

Osaka thanks fans for ‘love’ she has received since French Open withdrawal

Jun 5th 2021, 11:09 PM 2,501 Views 0 Comments

Osaka’s openness regarding her mental health has drawn widespread praise.

Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic
# Rising Stars
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# Rising Stars

Young duo share French Open spotlight with record-breaker Novak Djokovic

Jun 5th 2021, 5:14 PM 3,692 Views 1 Comment

‘I think we are the future of Italian tennis, and of tennis in general’, said Lorenzo Musetti of he and Jannik Sinner.

# french-open - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Ashleigh Barty out of French Open with hip problem
# Shock Exit
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# Shock Exit

Ashleigh Barty out of French Open with hip problem

Jun 3rd 2021, 1:03 PM 1,760 Views 0 Comments

The world number one revealed after her first-round match that the injury had flared up at the weekend.

# french-open - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

'That was kind of fun,' says Serena after step closer to 24th Slam
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

'That was kind of fun,' says Serena after step closer to 24th Slam

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 3,306 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas powers into the last 32, recording a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Pedro Martinez.

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal
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# Roland Garros

Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal

Jun 2nd 2021, 8:11 AM 3,462 Views 7 Comments

Osaka refused to attend post-match press conferences, and revealed the depression she has been suffering since 2018.

# french-open - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Djokovic eases to opening Roland Garros win on silent night

Jun 1st 2021, 10:55 PM 2,722 Views 1 Comment

A French government Covid-19 curfew started at 9pm.

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules
# Precedent
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# Precedent

Grand slams pledge support to Osaka and promise 'meaningful improvements', but stress the need for rules

Jun 1st 2021, 6:41 PM 4,758 Views 4 Comments

The tennis world has been reacting to Osaka’s shock decision at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Monday 31 May, 2021

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open

May 31st 2021, 5:54 PM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old is playing in his first major tournament since last year’s Australian Open after two knee operations.

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach
# Call For Change
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# Call For Change

Osaka wants to use French Open media boycott 'to bring about change', says coach

May 31st 2021, 11:58 AM 3,053 Views 3 Comments

On Sunday, officials at Roland Garros threatened Osaka, the world number two, with disqualification.

# french-open - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews
# French Open
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# French Open

Osaka warned she faces French Open disqualification if she continues to refuse media interviews

May 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,551 Views 64 Comments

The world number two was fined on Sunday for not holding a post-match press conference.

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open

May 30th 2021, 12:47 PM 3,250 Views 1 Comment

The world number two won her opening match in straight sets.

# french-open - Friday 28 May, 2021

WTA says players have responsibility to do media as Naomi Osaka begins boycott
# French Open
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# French Open

WTA says players have responsibility to do media as Naomi Osaka begins boycott

May 28th 2021, 3:04 PM 4,100 Views 8 Comments

Osaka’s decision not to do any press during the French Open has been the talk of tennis.

# french-open - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Osaka call to boycott press conference blasted as 'unacceptable'
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

Osaka call to boycott press conference blasted as 'unacceptable'

May 27th 2021, 10:53 PM 6,947 Views 2 Comments

The head of French tennis criticised the Japanese star who said she was concerned by the effect of news conferences on her mental health.

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw From The42

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw

May 27th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,577 Views 3 Comments

In the women’s draw, defending champion Iga Swiatek opens against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan.

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health
# Departure From The Norm
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# Departure From The Norm

Naomi Osaka won’t talk to media at French Open due to impact on mental health

May 27th 2021, 5:09 PM 6,467 Views 15 Comments

The world number two feels news conferences put an unfair burden on players.

# french-open - Thursday 8 April, 2021

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend
# Delayed
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# Delayed

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend

Apr 8th 2021, 9:38 AM 1,904 Views 0 Comments

The main draw is due to start on May 30 and finish on June 13.

# french-open - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles
# Emphatic
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# Emphatic

Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles

Oct 11th 2020, 5:10 PM 11,536 Views 12 Comments

The Spaniard won the final 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.

# french-open - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title
# Polish Perfection
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# Polish Perfection

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title

Oct 10th 2020, 4:20 PM 4,985 Views 0 Comments

Swiatek did not drop a set in claiming her first grand slam title.

# french-open - Friday 9 October, 2020

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal
# BIG GUNS
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# BIG GUNS

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal

Oct 9th 2020, 11:32 PM 4,523 Views 2 Comments

The world number one defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to progress to the decider.

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth
# King Of Clay
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# King Of Clay

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

Oct 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 7,129 Views 11 Comments

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final
# French Open
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# French Open

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 6:47 PM 6,898 Views 0 Comments

The 19-year-old is yet to drop a set and lost just three games en route to victory over Nadia Podoroska.

# french-open - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros
# Winner And Sinner
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# Winner And Sinner

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Oct 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 5,806 Views 2 Comments

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

# french-open - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros
# Underdog Story
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# Underdog Story

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros

Oct 6th 2020, 10:21 PM 4,053 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine’s success came on the same day that compatriot Nadia Podoroska, the world 131, reached the last-four of the women’s singles.

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