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# french-open - Sunday 11 October, 2020

From The42 Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles Emphatic

# french-open - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title

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

# french-open - Friday 9 October, 2020

From The42 Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal BIG GUNS

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal

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

From The42 Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth King Of Clay

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

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

# french-open - Thursday 8 October, 2020

From The42 Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final French Open

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final

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

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

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.

From The42 Qualifier Podoroska shocks third seed Svitolina to make French Open semis French Open

Qualifier Podoroska shocks third seed Svitolina to make French Open semis

Podoroska, 23, will play Iga Swiatek or Martina Trevisan in the semis.

From The42 French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal Corruption

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

# french-open - Sunday 4 October, 2020

From The42 Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open Upset

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

# french-open - Saturday 3 October, 2020

From The42 Shock at French Open as No7 seed Matteo Berrettini falls French Open

Shock at French Open as No7 seed Matteo Berrettini falls

Italian No7 seed loses to Grand Slam debutant Daniel Altmaier as Rublev and Tsitsipas breeze into second week.

# french-open - Friday 2 October, 2020

From The42 Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress French Open

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

# french-open - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

# french-open - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

From The42 Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call French Open

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

# french-open - Monday 28 September, 2020

From The42 Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match Empty

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match

Poor Corentin Moutet said he ‘could not feel anything in his body’ after losing the three-hour final set.

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

From The42 'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire French Open

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

# french-open - Sunday 20 September, 2020

From The42 Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests Covid-19

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

# french-open - Monday 3 August, 2020

From The42 Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal Admission

Puerta reveals he lied about failed drug test after French Open final loss to Nadal

The 2005 triumph against Mariano Puerta marked the first of 12 titles at Roland Garros for Rafael Nadal.

# french-open - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

From The42 Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September Tennis

Delayed French Open to go ahead 'in its usual format' from 27 September

Unlike the US Open, Roland Garros will maintain its qualifying event in the week before the main draw.

# french-open - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

# french-open - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

French Open rescheduled, Roland-Garros officials confirm

The French Open was due to start in May but the Grand Slam will now take place in September due to coronavirus.

# french-open - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Forget Paris: Roger Federer ruled out of French Open

The 38-year-old Swiss star will wait until Wimbledon to bid for his 21st Grand Slam title.

# french-open - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo Grand Slam

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

# french-open - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From The42 Spanish tennis player strongly denies match-fixing allegations Claim

Spanish tennis player strongly denies match-fixing allegations

Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed.

# french-open - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal Master

'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal

Unstoppable Nadal made history with remarkable 12th French Open title yesterday.

# french-open - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title King Of Clay

Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title

Dominic Thiem produced a fine display, but the Austrian was ultimately well beaten at Roland Garros.

From The42 'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands' French Open

'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands'

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia’s 46-year year wait for a French Open title on Saturday.

# french-open - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager Champion

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

From The42 Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal Over And Out

Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal

Djokovic was bidding to join Rod Laver in the Grand Slam history books, but came up short on Saturday.

# french-open - Friday 7 June, 2019

From The42 Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final Rafa

Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final

It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.

From The42 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Speaking Out

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

# french-open - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage' Washout

'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage'

Sexism row stirs as women’s French Open semi-finals are moved away from showpiece court in ‘unfair and inappropriate’ rescheduling.

From The42 Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal Fab Four

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.

Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final

The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.

17-year-old American stuns defending champion Halep at Roland Garros

Amanda Anisimova is through to the French Open semi-finals.

# french-open - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache Wipe Out

Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache

No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

# french-open - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Federer and Nadal to meet in French Open semi-final after Swiss sees off Wawrinka

Federer beat Wawrinka in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the 2019 French Open.

Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place

Stephens’ hopes of going one better than last year in Paris were ended by an inspired Johanna Konta.

# french-open - Monday 3 June, 2019

From The42 Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses Wrap

Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses

The world number one comfortably defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.

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