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#Roland Garros

# roland-garros - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Maria Sharapova confused as Andy Murray's mother compares her to a teabag
# Storm In A Teacup
From The42
# Storm In A Teacup

Maria Sharapova confused as Andy Murray's mother compares her to a teabag

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:51 PM 9,675 Views 10 Comments

The Russia advanced to the semi-final of the French Open after victory over Garbine Muguruza of Spain.

# roland-garros - Sunday 1 June, 2014

'I was all over the place': Federer dumped out of French Open as Djokovic cruises past Tsonga
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

'I was all over the place': Federer dumped out of French Open as Djokovic cruises past Tsonga

Jun 1st 2014, 7:03 PM 2,797 Views 1 Comment

Ernests Gulbis inflicted the Swiss star’s worst French Open defeat in a decade.

# roland-garros - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Here's the incredible horizontal diving shot Gael Monfils delivered at Roland Garros
# Gael Force
From The42
# Gael Force

Here's the incredible horizontal diving shot Gael Monfils delivered at Roland Garros

May 29th 2014, 10:37 PM 7,491 Views 4 Comments

Okay, so it flew out, but who’s counting?

# roland-garros - Monday 26 May, 2014

'Congratulations? I lost' - A withering exchange between Nicolas Mahut and a tennis journalist
# That Awkward Moment...
From The42
# That Awkward Moment...

'Congratulations? I lost' - A withering exchange between Nicolas Mahut and a tennis journalist

May 26th 2014, 6:21 PM 4,988 Views 4 Comments

Next question, please.

# roland-garros - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Same-sex marriage protest marrs Nadal's 8th French Open win
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Same-sex marriage protest marrs Nadal's 8th French Open win

Jun 9th 2013, 5:45 PM 5,163 Views 11 Comments

A masked man invaded the court with a flare in the second of Rafa Nadal’s three-set win over David Ferrer.

# roland-garros - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Serena Williams claims her 2nd French Open 11 years on
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Serena Williams claims her 2nd French Open 11 years on

Jun 8th 2013, 4:34 PM 1,531 Views 4 Comments

The American clinched a 16th Grand Slam with a win over Maria Sharapova during an intense final at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Super slow-mo replay makes you feel the force in Sharapova shot
# Backhand Compliment
From The42
# Backhand Compliment

Super slow-mo replay makes you feel the force in Sharapova shot

Jun 6th 2013, 6:13 PM 4,497 Views 6 Comments

No wonder she screams.

# roland-garros - Monday 3 June, 2013

Russian tennis player completely loses it at Roland Garros
# Anger Management
From The42
# Anger Management

Russian tennis player completely loses it at Roland Garros

Jun 3rd 2013, 2:51 PM 2,989 Views 1 Comment

Mikhail Youhzny decided to smash his racket to pieces during his fourth round defeat.

# roland-garros - Monday 22 April, 2013

Looks like Novak Djokovic enjoyed beating Rafa Nadal in Monte Carlo
# You've Been Serbed
From The42
# You've Been Serbed

Looks like Novak Djokovic enjoyed beating Rafa Nadal in Monte Carlo

Apr 22nd 2013, 11:27 AM 1,242 Views 0 Comments

“I beat the best player ever in the history of this tournament,” said the chuffed Serb.

# roland-garros - Monday 11 June, 2012

Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win

Jun 11th 2012, 1:43 PM 269 Views 1 Comment

After the rain halted his progress yesterday, the Spaniard ended Djokovic’s hope with a 7-5 fourth set victory.

# roland-garros - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Rain halts French Open final again
# Forget Paris
From The42
# Forget Paris

Rain halts French Open final again

Jun 10th 2012, 5:47 PM 448 Views 0 Comments

The last time the French Open final was not completed on a Sunday was 1973 when Ilie Nastase defeated Niki Pilic.

# roland-garros - Friday 8 June, 2012

Djokovic crushes Federer to reach French Open final
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Djokovic crushes Federer to reach French Open final

Jun 8th 2012, 6:39 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

The Serb will now face Spain’s Rafael Nadal on Sunday.

John McEnroe: Andy Murray needs to stop being so angry and negative
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

John McEnroe: Andy Murray needs to stop being so angry and negative

Jun 8th 2012, 1:07 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

No, the irony isn’t lost on us either.

Sharapova celebrates top spot with room service
# Silver Service
From The42
# Silver Service

Sharapova celebrates top spot with room service

Jun 8th 2012, 12:57 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

“Yeah, that’s as good as it gets before a final,” said the Russian despite her reclaiming of top spot.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Djokovic sees off Tsonga in epic battle to set up meeting with Federer
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Djokovic sees off Tsonga in epic battle to set up meeting with Federer

Jun 5th 2012, 7:24 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

The top seed will take on his Swiss rival in the semi-finals at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Monday 4 June, 2012

Tsonga defeats Wawrinka to set up Djokovic clash
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Tsonga defeats Wawrinka to set up Djokovic clash

Jun 4th 2012, 1:49 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

We’re getting to the business end of things at Roland Garros now.

# roland-garros - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Andy Murray reaches last 16 of the French Open
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Andy Murray reaches last 16 of the French Open

Jun 2nd 2012, 5:03 PM 254 Views 2 Comments

It was a straight sets victory for the Scot over Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.

# roland-garros - Friday 1 June, 2012

French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

French Open wrap: Sharapova, Djokovic ease through

Jun 1st 2012, 9:14 PM 158 Views 0 Comments

Some other big names didn’t have it so easy. Roger Federer was made to work for his win while womens third seed Agnieszka Radwanska has crashed out.

# roland-garros - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Murray survives injury scare at French Open
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Murray survives injury scare at French Open

May 31st 2012, 12:51 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The Briton battled through his back pain to beat Jarkko Nieminen in four sets this morning.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

French Open round-up: Azarenka, Stosur move on in Paris, Venus ousted
# Review
From The42
# Review

French Open round-up: Azarenka, Stosur move on in Paris, Venus ousted

May 30th 2012, 7:09 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Today’s action included another shock, as a high-profile player exited the tournament once again.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

One and done: Serena crashes out in French Open first round
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

One and done: Serena crashes out in French Open first round

May 29th 2012, 8:19 PM 278 Views 1 Comment

World number 111 Virginie Razzano of France stunned the 13-time Grand Slam winner on a dramatic evening in Roland Garros.

Roland Garros round-up: Murray, Nadal off to winning starts
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Roland Garros round-up: Murray, Nadal off to winning starts

May 29th 2012, 6:55 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

In the women’s draw, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and Francesca Schiavone all booked places in the second round of the French Open.

Roland Garros: Nadal ready to chase magnificent seventh
# King Of Clay
From The42
# King Of Clay

Roland Garros: Nadal ready to chase magnificent seventh

May 29th 2012, 11:06 AM 130 Views 0 Comments

“I have much more than I have ever dreamed” says the Spaniard, but he still wants more.

# roland-garros - Friday 13 January, 2012

Top tennis players set to battle for the largest prize in history of grand slams
# Net Gains
From The42
# Net Gains

Top tennis players set to battle for the largest prize in history of grand slams

Jan 13th 2012, 12:08 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

The Australian Open is offering the biggest purse ever. Not bad work if you can get it.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Buzz Bissinger: Why Rafa Nadal is the greatest athlete in the world
# Strokes Of Genius
From The42
# Strokes Of Genius

Buzz Bissinger: Why Rafa Nadal is the greatest athlete in the world

Jun 7th 2011, 9:25 AM 1,109 Views 0 Comments

He has one muscle so many other athletes lack: heart.

# roland-garros - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open

Jun 5th 2011, 6:16 PM 604 Views 1 Comment

Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (7-3) 5-7 6-1 to win the French Open and equal Bjorn Borg’s record of six Roland Garros titles.

# roland-garros - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Li Na wins French Open to become China's first Grand Slam champion
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Li Na wins French Open to become China's first Grand Slam champion

Jun 4th 2011, 5:16 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

After a convincing two set win, Na will jump to number four in the world rankings, making her the joint highest ranked woman from Asia in the history of the game.

# roland-garros - Friday 3 June, 2011

Fed Express rolls on as Djokovic's streak grinds to a halt
# Paris Je T'aime
From The42
# Paris Je T'aime

Fed Express rolls on as Djokovic's streak grinds to a halt

Jun 3rd 2011, 9:04 PM 125 Views 0 Comments

Roger Federer has beaten Novak Djokovic 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 to book a French Open final date against Rafael Nadal.

Nadal storms past Murray to book place in French Open final
# One Step Closer
From The42
# One Step Closer

Nadal storms past Murray to book place in French Open final

Jun 3rd 2011, 5:08 PM 121 Views 0 Comments

Spaniard won 6-4 7-5 6-4 in today’s first semi-final at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Boom! Murray sets up Nadal semi-final clash
# Net Gains
From The42
# Net Gains

Boom! Murray sets up Nadal semi-final clash

Jun 1st 2011, 6:11 PM 89 Views 0 Comments

It’s going to be quite the finish to the men’s tournament as the game’s top four square off at Roland Garros.

# roland-garros - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

French Open: Murray mounts late comeback against Troicki
# Come On!
From The42
# Come On!

French Open: Murray mounts late comeback against Troicki

May 31st 2011, 3:25 PM 86 Views 0 Comments

Scots books his place in the quarter-finals with victory in five sets.

# roland-garros - Monday 30 May, 2011

Forget Paris: Djokovic takes a day off as walkover seals Roland Garros semi-final spot
# French Open
From The42
# French Open

Forget Paris: Djokovic takes a day off as walkover seals Roland Garros semi-final spot

May 30th 2011, 12:55 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Fabio Fognini injured a muscle in his left leg while beating Albert Montanes yesterday, meaning the game’s in-form man is into the last four without breaking sweat.

# roland-garros - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Djokovic makes it 42 straight wins with victory over Del Potro
# Winning Streak
From The42
# Winning Streak

Djokovic makes it 42 straight wins with victory over Del Potro

May 28th 2011, 4:09 PM 84 Views 0 Comments

Serb moves into the French Open last sixteen with 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-2 victory.

# roland-garros - Friday 27 May, 2011

Top-ranked Wozniacki eliminated from French Open
# Sharp Exit
From The42
# Sharp Exit

Top-ranked Wozniacki eliminated from French Open

May 27th 2011, 3:41 PM 126 Views 0 Comments

Daniela Hantuchova saw off Caroline Wozniacki in the third-round at Roland Garros earlier.

# roland-garros - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Erratic Clijsters crashes out of French Open
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Erratic Clijsters crashes out of French Open

May 26th 2011, 12:40 PM 107 Views 0 Comments

Arantxa Rus, ranked 114 in the world, stuns the Belgian 3-6 7-5 6-1 at Roland Garros.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

May 26th 2011, 9:33 AM 72 Views 0 Comments

Scotland complete comeback against Welsh, big guns fire in Paris and the action hots up at the Rás.

# roland-garros - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Roger Federer moves into third round at French Open
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Roger Federer moves into third round at French Open

May 25th 2011, 4:44 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

Former champions made short work of French wild card Maxime Teixeira.