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# french-open - Saturday 9 June, 2018

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam
# French Open
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# French Open

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam

Jun 9th 2018, 4:41 PM 6,747 Views 2 Comments

Having failed to win her previous three major finals, Halep was not to be denied in Paris.

# french-open - Friday 8 June, 2018

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris
# French Open
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# French Open

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

Jun 8th 2018, 7:20 PM 4,040 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# french-open - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals

Updated Jun 5th 2018, 7:15 PM 7,449 Views 6 Comments

Marco Cecchinato made history in Paris on Tuesday and will face Dominic Thiem for a place in the final.

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal
# On The Up
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# On The Up

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

Jun 5th 2018, 2:26 PM 3,370 Views 0 Comments

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# french-open - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown
# French Open
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# French Open

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

Jun 4th 2018, 4:33 PM 6,574 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# french-open - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course
# French Open
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# French Open

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:48 PM 3,949 Views 6 Comments

Zverev has reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final, while Djokovic cruises into his 12th French Open quarter.

# french-open - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
# Perspective
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# Perspective

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'

May 30th 2018, 7:57 PM 4,307 Views 1 Comment

The Serb advanced to the third round of the French Open but was far from his best.

# french-open - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'
# Feeling Good
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# Feeling Good

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'

May 29th 2018, 9:56 PM 21,151 Views 16 Comments

The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.

# french-open - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros
# Clay Court Season
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# Clay Court Season

Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros

May 27th 2018, 7:43 PM 7,011 Views 1 Comment

Jelena Ostapenko’s title defence ended with a whimper, as men’s fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov comfortably advanced to the second round.

# french-open - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time
# Goat
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# Goat

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time

May 23rd 2018, 11:08 PM 5,901 Views 18 Comments

“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”

# french-open - Monday 28 August, 2017

Britain's first female Wimbledon semi-finalist in 39 years suffers shock defeat at US Open
# Upset
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# Upset

Britain's first female Wimbledon semi-finalist in 39 years suffers shock defeat at US Open

Aug 28th 2017, 11:27 PM 5,639 Views 2 Comments

Johanna Konta was ousted by Serbia’s 78th-ranked Aleksandra Krunic.

# french-open - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Paul Dunne impresses as Fleetwood storms to French Open title
# Impressive
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# Impressive

Paul Dunne impresses as Fleetwood storms to French Open title

Jul 2nd 2017, 9:40 PM 9,057 Views 1 Comment

There was less positive news for Shane Lowry, however, as the Offaly native previously missed the cut.

# french-open - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory
# History Maker
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# History Maker

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory

Jun 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,223 Views 1 Comment

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.

# french-open - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Perfect 10 for Rafael Nadal as he cruises to record-breaking French Open title
# Flawless
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# Flawless

Perfect 10 for Rafael Nadal as he cruises to record-breaking French Open title

Jun 11th 2017, 4:43 PM 8,003 Views 14 Comments

It was a 15th Grand Slam crown in all for the Spaniard.

# french-open - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open
# Ace
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# Ace

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open

Jun 10th 2017, 4:29 PM 7,304 Views 7 Comments

The Latvian is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title.

# french-open - Friday 9 June, 2017

Clinical Rafael Nadal outclasses Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Clinical Rafael Nadal outclasses Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

Jun 9th 2017, 9:36 PM 3,047 Views 3 Comments

Thiem was no match for Nadal on Court Philippe Chatrier, as the Spaniard reached the French Open final.

Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open challenge to book final spot after five-set thriller
# Stan The Man
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# Stan The Man

Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open challenge to book final spot after five-set thriller

Jun 9th 2017, 5:59 PM 4,333 Views 10 Comments

The world number was beaten in today’s first semi-final at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
# Major Shock
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# Major Shock

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Jun 8th 2017, 7:20 PM 5,649 Views 5 Comments

Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.

'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic
# Decline
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# Decline

'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic

Jun 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,827 Views 7 Comments

The Serb’s reign at Roland Garros came to a surprising end yesterday.

# french-open - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Murray recovers from slow start to advance to his fifth French Open semi-final
# It's A Wrap
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# It's A Wrap

Murray recovers from slow start to advance to his fifth French Open semi-final

Jun 7th 2017, 6:31 PM 3,240 Views 4 Comments

He’ll play Stan Wawrinka on Friday for a place in the decider.

# french-open - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Nadal matches Federer's record at French Open as he powers into quarters
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Nadal matches Federer's record at French Open as he powers into quarters

Jun 4th 2017, 3:11 PM 6,033 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard made light work of Roberto Bautista Agut.

Son of former Dublin manager produces stunning comeback win at French Open
# Remember The Name
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# Remember The Name

Son of former Dublin manager produces stunning comeback win at French Open

Jun 4th 2017, 1:50 PM 17,518 Views 3 Comments

Simon Carr lost the first set 6-0 but won the next two to advance to the second round.

# french-open - Friday 2 June, 2017

It's a tarp! Freak accident with court covers forces French Open withdrawal
# French Open
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# French Open

It's a tarp! Freak accident with court covers forces French Open withdrawal

Jun 2nd 2017, 4:46 PM 8,492 Views 1 Comment

David Goffin will leave Roland Garros.

Everyone fell in love with Juan Martin Del Potro a little more after this sporting moment
# Ace
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# Ace

Everyone fell in love with Juan Martin Del Potro a little more after this sporting moment

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:16 AM 10,004 Views 1 Comment

He consoled an injured opponent.

# french-open - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

French player banned from Roland Garros for kissing female reporter during interview
# Au Revoir
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# Au Revoir

French player banned from Roland Garros for kissing female reporter during interview

May 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 63,966 Views 60 Comments

Maxime Hamou grabbed Eurosport journalist Maly Thomas around the neck and shoulders while she questioned him.

# french-open - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack
# Brave
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# Brave

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack

May 28th 2017, 12:10 PM 6,019 Views 3 Comments

The two-time Wimbledon champion made her comeback at Roland Garros this morning.

# french-open - Friday 26 May, 2017

Saving my fingers and life were the biggest battle, says Kvitova ahead of comeback at French Open
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Saving my fingers and life were the biggest battle, says Kvitova ahead of comeback at French Open

May 26th 2017, 3:40 PM 6,278 Views 3 Comments

The Czech star feared she may not play tennis again after being stabbed in December, but she is back on the court this weekend.

# french-open - Monday 22 May, 2017

Djokovic hires Andre Agassi as new coach in bid to rediscover best form
# Partnership
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# Partnership

Djokovic hires Andre Agassi as new coach in bid to rediscover best form

May 22nd 2017, 9:04 AM 3,397 Views 4 Comments

The Serb announced the appointment after being stunned in the ATP World Tour Masters final in Rome.

# french-open - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card
# Rejection
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# Rejection

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

May 16th 2017, 6:41 PM 5,120 Views 5 Comments

The former world number one will miss the tournament for the second year in a row.

# french-open - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Rafa looks the man to beat in French Open after easing to 10th Barcelona success
# Clay King
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# Clay King

Rafa looks the man to beat in French Open after easing to 10th Barcelona success

Apr 30th 2017, 6:06 PM 2,560 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard is in a rich vein of form at the moment.

# french-open - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic retires from tennis at age of 29
# Injury Issues
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# Injury Issues

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic retires from tennis at age of 29

Dec 28th 2016, 6:35 PM 8,690 Views 12 Comments

The 2008 French Open winner announced her decision on Facebook this evening.

# french-open - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Gael Monfils roundly booed and accused of not trying in bizarre US Open semi-final
# Strange Days
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# Strange Days

Gael Monfils roundly booed and accused of not trying in bizarre US Open semi-final

Sep 10th 2016, 9:13 AM 7,317 Views 2 Comments

World number one and defending champion Djokovic prevailed 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 ultimately.

# french-open - Sunday 3 July, 2016

McIlroy has to settle for third as Thongchai Jaidee storms to victory
# French Open
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# French Open

McIlroy has to settle for third as Thongchai Jaidee storms to victory

Jul 3rd 2016, 5:15 PM 4,967 Views 1 Comment

A level par final round sees McIlroy finish in third.

# french-open - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Inconsistent McIlroy embarks on remarkable birdie blitz to stay in contention in France
# French Open
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# French Open

Inconsistent McIlroy embarks on remarkable birdie blitz to stay in contention in France

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:28 PM 8,156 Views 1 Comment

The Northern Irishman is two shots off the pace heading into Sunday’s final round.

Stunned Djokovic crashes out of Wimbledon as Murray cruises through
# Upset
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# Upset

Stunned Djokovic crashes out of Wimbledon as Murray cruises through

Jul 2nd 2016, 5:29 PM 9,382 Views 8 Comments

The world number one suffered his earliest loss at a Slam since the 2009 French Open.

# french-open - Friday 1 July, 2016

Magnificent McIlroy back in swing of things and takes share of lead in France
# Return Of The Mac
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# Return Of The Mac

Magnificent McIlroy back in swing of things and takes share of lead in France

Jul 1st 2016, 7:01 PM 5,410 Views 2 Comments

And the world number four has won the last three times he has held or shared the 36-hole lead.

# french-open - Thursday 30 June, 2016

McIlroy scrambles even-par round after finding water twice in France
# Mixed Bag
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# Mixed Bag

McIlroy scrambles even-par round after finding water twice in France

Jun 30th 2016, 7:04 PM 3,458 Views 6 Comments

The world number four has been making some changes to his swing.

# french-open - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Djokovic joins elite list with four-set victory against Murray in French Open final
# Super Serb
From The42
# Super Serb

Djokovic joins elite list with four-set victory against Murray in French Open final

Jun 5th 2016, 5:17 PM 7,902 Views 7 Comments

The Serb overcame a slow start to finally claim that elusive title at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Friday 3 June, 2016

Murray sends defending champion packing to reach first French Open final
# Breaking The Mould
From The42
# Breaking The Mould

Murray sends defending champion packing to reach first French Open final

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:25 PM 6,459 Views 9 Comments

The Scot defeated Stan Wawrinka in four sets to become the first British man to reach the final at Roland Garros in 79 years.

# french-open - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official
# Quite A Racquet
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# Quite A Racquet

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 6,277 Views 1 Comment

But the world number one made light work of Tomas Berdych to book a semi-final spot against rising Austrian star Dominic Thiem.