Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 21°C Tuesday 9 August 2022

#Roland Garros

# roland-garros - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

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

Jun 4th 2019, 3:33 PM 3,887 Views 3 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Monday 3 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 6:08 PM 2,443 Views 2 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion

Jun 2nd 2019, 7:44 PM 4,492 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens will face Johanna Konta for a place in the semi-finals of the French Open after defeating Garbine Muguruza.

# roland-garros - Friday 31 May, 2019

Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open
# Masterful
From The42
# Masterful

Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open

May 31st 2019, 8:13 PM 4,006 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Rafa Nadal survived a blip on his way to a fourth round berth.

# roland-garros - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
# Battle Hardened
From The42
# Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

May 30th 2019, 7:51 PM 3,560 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail
# 12 Calling
From The42
# 12 Calling

Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail

May 29th 2019, 2:47 PM 1,751 Views 1 Comment

Nadal is on the hunt for a record-extending 12th French Open title.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris
# Hiccups
From The42
# Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

May 28th 2019, 7:13 PM 1,917 Views 0 Comments

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# roland-garros - Monday 27 May, 2019

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker

May 27th 2019, 7:43 PM 2,884 Views 1 Comment

The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.

Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out

May 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 3,079 Views 1 Comment

It’s all go at the French open.

# roland-garros - Sunday 26 May, 2019

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory
# Welcome Return
From The42
# Welcome Return

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory

May 26th 2019, 4:37 PM 5,160 Views 1 Comment

The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.

Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit

Updated May 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 4,089 Views 0 Comments

The reigning Wimbledon champion was beaten by world number 81, Anastasia Potapova.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss

Sep 4th 2018, 11:57 AM 5,163 Views 1 Comment

The 37-year-old five-time champion laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director

Aug 28th 2018, 2:59 PM 7,135 Views 3 Comments

The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.

# roland-garros - Saturday 25 August, 2018

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit

Aug 25th 2018, 12:46 AM 12,635 Views 6 Comments

The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit.

# roland-garros - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Jun 11th 2018, 6:14 PM 7,463 Views 3 Comments

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# roland-garros - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare
# World Number One
From The42
# World Number One

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

Jun 10th 2018, 5:19 PM 5,234 Views 7 Comments

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Saturday 9 June, 2018

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

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

Jun 9th 2018, 4:41 PM 6,749 Views 2 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

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

Updated Jun 5th 2018, 7:15 PM 7,450 Views 6 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course
# French Open
From The42
# 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.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Djokovic dismisses on-court problems when there 'are people starving to death'
# Perspective
From The42
# Perspective

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

May 30th 2018, 7:57 PM 4,309 Views 1 Comment

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

# roland-garros - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Defending champion crashes out of French Open on opening day at Roland Garros
# Clay Court Season
From The42
# Clay Court Season

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

May 27th 2018, 7:43 PM 7,014 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.

# roland-garros - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday
# Major Shock
From The42
# Major Shock

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

Jun 8th 2017, 7:20 PM 5,651 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
From The42
# Decline

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

Jun 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,831 Views 7 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Murray recovers from slow start to advance to his fifth French Open semi-final
# It's A Wrap
From The42
# It's A Wrap

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

Jun 7th 2017, 6:31 PM 3,246 Views 4 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Nadal matches Federer's record at French Open as he powers into quarters
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

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

Jun 4th 2017, 3:11 PM 6,036 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
From The42
# Remember The Name

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

Jun 4th 2017, 1:50 PM 17,535 Views 3 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

French player banned from Roland Garros for kissing female reporter during interview
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

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

May 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 63,967 Views 60 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack
# Brave
From The42
# Brave

Kvitova makes emotional return at French Open after harrowing knife attack

May 28th 2017, 12:10 PM 6,027 Views 3 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Monday 15 May, 2017

Roger Federer to skip Roland Garros to focus on grass and hardcourt
# Forget Paris
From The42
# Forget Paris

Roger Federer to skip Roland Garros to focus on grass and hardcourt

May 15th 2017, 8:22 PM 3,652 Views 5 Comments

He’s won in Paris just once.

# roland-garros - 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 7,906 Views 7 Comments

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

# roland-garros - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Garbine Muguruza takes French Open title in straight-sets win over Serena Williams
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Garbine Muguruza takes French Open title in straight-sets win over Serena Williams

Jun 4th 2016, 4:14 PM 7,445 Views 4 Comments

The American was slightly off the pace, but didn’t provide easy opposition for the Spaniard’s first Grand Slam.

# roland-garros - 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 6,463 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.

# roland-garros - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'I was lucky I wasn't disqualified' - Djokovic on racquet that nearly hit official
# Quite A Racquet
From The42
# Quite A Racquet

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:02 PM 6,280 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.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Today's win at Roland Garros saw Novak Djokovic become tennis' first $100 million man
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Today's win at Roland Garros saw Novak Djokovic become tennis' first $100 million man

Jun 1st 2016, 10:14 PM 7,525 Views 17 Comments

He’ll never be short of a few bob.

# roland-garros - Friday 27 May, 2016

Emotional Nadal withdraws from French Open as injury strikes again
# Rafa
From The42
# Rafa

Emotional Nadal withdraws from French Open as injury strikes again

May 27th 2016, 4:22 PM 3,898 Views 7 Comments

‘It’s a tough moment but it’s not the end.’

# roland-garros - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Federer to miss first Grand Slam event since 1999 after withdrawing from French Open
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Federer to miss first Grand Slam event since 1999 after withdrawing from French Open

May 19th 2016, 5:11 PM 3,489 Views 1 Comment

The 34-year-old has played in 65 consecutive major tournaments.

# roland-garros - Monday 25 May, 2015

Security increased in 'nervy' Paris after fan invades court for selfie with Federer
# Security Breach
From The42
# Security Breach

Security increased in 'nervy' Paris after fan invades court for selfie with Federer

May 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,105 Views 9 Comments

The 17-time Grand Slam winner was left unimpressed by the incident.

# roland-garros - Friday 13 June, 2014

A tennis player spent over half a million in a casino after reaching the French Open semis
# Big Spender
From The42
# Big Spender

A tennis player spent over half a million in a casino after reaching the French Open semis

Jun 13th 2014, 5:06 PM 5,843 Views 4 Comments

Ernests Gulbis won $557,000 at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Friday 6 June, 2014

Nadal beats Murray to set up blockbuster final with Djokovic
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Nadal beats Murray to set up blockbuster final with Djokovic

Jun 6th 2014, 8:03 PM 3,073 Views 5 Comments

The French Open is set for a potentially exciting climax.

# roland-garros - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Sharapova sees off Bouchard in three sets to book final berth against Halep
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Sharapova sees off Bouchard in three sets to book final berth against Halep

Jun 5th 2014, 7:35 PM 3,349 Views 1 Comment

The Russian will face the 22-year-old Romanian on Saturday.