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# Roland Garros

Last year
# Roland Garros
Nadal into 14th French Open final after Zverev quits with horror injury
Zverev had to leave the court in a wheelchair after turning his ankle.
# Roland Garros
Swiatek extends winning run to reach second French Open final
The 2020 Roland Garros champion cruised to a dominant 6-2, 6-1 semi-final victory.
# Roland Garros
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.
# Roland Garros
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.
# Roland Garros
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.
# Roland Garros
Gauff says no more 'freak-outs' at French Open
The 18-year-old made the last-eight in Paris for the second successive year on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory.
# In with a shout
Novak Djokovic given French Open boost with Covid rules set to change
Djokovic is currently unable to enter the US for the big ATP events in Indian Wells and Miami this month.
All time
# Roland Garros
Krejcikova wins French Open, dedicates victory to Novotna
The 25-year-old emulates compatriot Hana Mandlikova who claimed the trophy in Paris in 1981.
# Epic
Novak Djokovic overcomes Rafael Nadal in French Open classic to reach final
Djokovic came from a set down to end Nadal’s reign as champion.
# Roland Garros
Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev to reach French Open final
Zverev recovered from two sets down to force a decider as Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3 6-3 4-6 4-6 6-3.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic sets up Nadal reunion after curfew-interrupted French Open quarter-final
Matteo Berrettini was his quarter-final opponent.
# Roland Garros
Nadal loses a set but reaches 14th French Open semi-final
The 35-year-old extended his incredible French Open record to 105 wins and two losses.
# Roland Garros
Sakkari stuns reigning champ Swiatek to become first Greek woman to reach Grand Slam semi
For the first time in the Open era, the French Open semi-finals will feature four women who have never previously gotten this far at the Slams.
# french open
Gauff reaches maiden grand slam quarter-final, Swiatek on course to defend French Open title
The 17-year-old defeated Ons Jabeur 6-3 6-1 and is yet to drop a set in singles.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic avoids upset against teenager Musetti while Nadal cruises past Sinner
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.
# Roland Garros
Serena Williams powers into French Open fourth round to boost record hopes
Elsewhere there were wins for Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev.
# Roland Garros
Federer loses cool, Djokovic in cruise control, as big guns make last 32 at French Open
Djokovic continued his bid for a 19th Grand Slam title with a comfortable straight-sets win, while Federer became entangled in a rare dispute.
# Roland Garros
'That was kind of fun,' says Serena after step closer to 24th Slam
Meanwhile Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas powers into the last 32, recording a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Pedro Martinez.
# Roland Garros
Djokovic hails 'bold, brave' Osaka for French Open withdrawal
Osaka refused to attend post-match press conferences, and revealed the depression she has been suffering since 2018.
# Roland Garros
Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open
The 39-year-old is playing in his first major tournament since last year’s Australian Open after two knee operations.
# Roland Garros
'Work in progress' Osaka lets racket do talking at French Open
The world number two won her opening match in straight sets.
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw
In the women’s draw, defending champion Iga Swiatek opens against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan.
# underdog story
'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.
# Worry
Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again
The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.
# pain
Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash
The tie featured 24 breaks of serve with the Dutch star firing 61 winners but committing 63 unforced errors.
# Roland Garros
'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
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.
# Roland Garros
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.
# 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.
# 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
'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.
# 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.
# Rafa
Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final
It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.
# 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.
# Roland Garros
Czech teen reaches first Grand Slam final after stunning Britain's Konta
Marketa Vondrousova will face Ashleigh Barty in the French Open decider.
# 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.
# 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.
# Roland Garros
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.
# wipe out
Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache
No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.
# Roland Garros
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.