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#Grand Slam

# grand-slam - Last month October 2022

Simona Halep provisionally suspended after failed drug test
# ITIA
From The42
# ITIA

Simona Halep provisionally suspended after failed drug test

Oct 21st 2022, 3:20 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

The Romanian tested positive for the anti-anaemia drug Roxadustat at the US Open but has vowed to clear her name.

# grand-slam - This year 2022

'I've admired Serena but I don't think she has ever admired me,' says record-holder Court
# Shots Fired
From The42
# Shots Fired

'I've admired Serena but I don't think she has ever admired me,' says record-holder Court

Sep 5th 2022, 4:35 PM 11,546 Views 10 Comments

The 80-year-old Australian feels under-appreciated in the sport despite her dominance in the 1960s and early ’70s.

History-making Jabeur sets up Wimbledon semi with 'BBQ buddy' Maria
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

History-making Jabeur sets up Wimbledon semi with 'BBQ buddy' Maria

Jul 5th 2022, 9:37 PM 6,156 Views 2 Comments

The Tunisian went one set down to Czech opponent Marie Bouzkova but lost only two games after that.

Jordan Spieth looking for career grand slam at US PGA Championship
# The Grand Design
From The42
# The Grand Design

Jordan Spieth looking for career grand slam at US PGA Championship

May 13th 2022, 9:52 AM 3,362 Views 0 Comments

The presence or absence of defending champion Phil Mickelson which will dominate the conversation at Southern Hills.

England Women on track for Slam with big win over Wales in front of record crowd
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

England Women on track for Slam with big win over Wales in front of record crowd

Apr 9th 2022, 7:55 PM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

France will likely have something to say about this English team’s bid for the championship.

Tiger Woods playing at the Masters would be 'phenomenal' - McIlroy
# Augusta
From The42
# Augusta

Tiger Woods playing at the Masters would be 'phenomenal' - McIlroy

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 7:35 PM 7,155 Views 7 Comments

Woods has not competed in a top-level event since a car accident last year.

Boris Becker doesn't know where his Wimbledon trophies are
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Boris Becker doesn't know where his Wimbledon trophies are

Mar 29th 2022, 7:37 PM 6,666 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one denies 24 charges under the Insolvency Act.

Ireland have to settle for second as France claim glorious Grand Slam
# Trés Bien
From The42
# Trés Bien

Ireland have to settle for second as France claim glorious Grand Slam

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 10:34 PM 47,830 Views 48 Comments

France have won their first title since 2010 after beating England in Paris.

France march on in Grand Slam bid with bonus-point win against Scotland
# Trés Bien
From The42
# Trés Bien

France march on in Grand Slam bid with bonus-point win against Scotland

Feb 26th 2022, 4:07 PM 10,392 Views 10 Comments

Fabien Galthié’s men were too strong for the Scots at Murrayfield.

Djokovic 'not anti-vax' but would rather skip events than be forced into jab
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Djokovic 'not anti-vax' but would rather skip events than be forced into jab

Feb 15th 2022, 8:02 AM 27,565 Views 68 Comments

The Serbian was deported in extraordinary circumstances on the eve of last month’s Australian Open.

Ireland to bring the intent: Key talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash in Paris
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Ireland to bring the intent: Key talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash in Paris

Feb 10th 2022, 9:00 AM 4,815 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Kennedy previews a massive game at the Stade de France.

'Onto the next one' - Farrell a happy man as Ireland look to Paris
# The Boss
From The42
# The Boss

'Onto the next one' - Farrell a happy man as Ireland look to Paris

Feb 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 25,594 Views 24 Comments

An opening-day victory against Wales tees this Irish side up for a visit to France.

Djokovic lawyers say positive Covid-19 test cleared way for vaccine exemption
# Novak Djokovic
# Novak Djokovic

Djokovic lawyers say positive Covid-19 test cleared way for vaccine exemption

Jan 8th 2022, 5:54 PM 43,214 Views 60 Comments

Djokovic has won a legal reprieve from deportation, but it’s unclear whether he will be able to play in the January 17-30 Australian Open.

# grand-slam - Last year 2021

'It was instantly obvious to me that she was a player ahead of her time'
# True Great
From The42
# True Great

'It was instantly obvious to me that she was a player ahead of her time'

Oct 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 28,516 Views 4 Comments

Claire Molloy made a huge impact for Ireland over the course of 74 caps.

Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death minutes before French Open final
# Sadness
From The42
# Sadness

Tsitsipas learned of grandmother's death minutes before French Open final

Jun 14th 2021, 4:39 PM 7,199 Views 2 Comments

Novak Djokovic overturned a two-set deficit to win 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 and secure his 19th Grand Slam title.

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Federer impresses with straight-sets win on grand slam return at French Open

May 31st 2021, 5:54 PM 2,215 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old is playing in his first major tournament since last year’s Australian Open after two knee operations.

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand

Apr 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 8,733 Views 3 Comments

In the final part of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we relive a historic 18 months for the national women’s side with players who were there.

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
# On Track
From The42
# On Track

Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy

Mar 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,669 Views 48 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.

# grand-slam - All time

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive
# Grand Slam
From The42
# Grand Slam

Osaka wins second US Open title and says she's keeping Kobe Bryant's legacy alive

Sep 13th 2020, 10:59 AM 5,902 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old lost the opening set to Victoria Azarenka 6-1 but fought back to claim the silverware in New York.

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,495 Views 5 Comments

Many of Noel McNamara’s young squad are already making progress with their provinces.

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's Grand Slam success years?
# Slammers
From The42
# Slammers

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's Grand Slam success years?

May 12th 2020, 9:30 PM 29,322 Views 13 Comments

Let’s find out what you know here.

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
# Off
From The42
# Off

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled

Mar 19th 2020, 12:17 PM 3,500 Views 4 Comments

The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.

Sexton: ‘Our biggest challenge is up ahead’
# The Fear
From The42
# The Fear

Sexton: ‘Our biggest challenge is up ahead’

Feb 8th 2020, 7:18 PM 10,850 Views 13 Comments

Despite being on course to win another grand slam, Johnny Sexton is preaching caution ahead of the trip to Twickenham.

‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year
# Golden Years
From The42
# Golden Years

‘I’m not going to try and over-egg it, we got lucky in 2009’ – BOD opens up about Ireland’s grand slam year

Feb 6th 2020, 6:39 PM 11,821 Views 5 Comments

The former Irish captain outlined in an exclusive podcast with The Times of London how he was riddled with self-doubt in the run-in to that season.

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win
# Triumph
From The42
# Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

Feb 1st 2020, 11:07 AM 7,716 Views 7 Comments

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

Ireland U20s seeking right attitude as they launch defence of their title
# New START
From The42
# New START

Ireland U20s seeking right attitude as they launch defence of their title

Jan 31st 2020, 7:32 AM 4,100 Views 1 Comment

Noel McNamara’s youngsters kick their campaign off against Scotland in Cork tonight.

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 8:53 PM 3,194 Views 1 Comment

Federer has only won the French Open once.

Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over
# NOT FINISHED YET
From The42
# NOT FINISHED YET

Murray to make Grand Slam return after fearing his career was over

Oct 8th 2019, 1:25 PM 2,260 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is working his was back from hip surgery and has been confirmed for the Australian Open.

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final

Aug 11th 2019, 9:52 PM 9,844 Views 2 Comments

Bianca Andreescu won by default after just four games.

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby
# Taking A Break
From The42
# Taking A Break

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby

Aug 7th 2019, 8:30 PM 8,064 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old tweeted that she is training for her emergency medicine qualification in Wales.

McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open
# Pairings
From The42
# Pairings

McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open

Jun 6th 2019, 8:53 PM 4,258 Views 0 Comments

Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, returns to the scene of his 2010 major success when he touches down at Pebble Beach.

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 3,566 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 5,172 Views 1 Comment

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

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'
# Georgia On My Mind
From The42
# Georgia On My Mind

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'

Apr 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,085 Views 7 Comments

Paul McGinley says the four-time major winner has the code to crack The Masters puzzle next week in Augusta.

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

'Those two guys are not the reason we lost' - Schmidt on Sexton and Murray

Mar 16th 2019, 7:02 PM 24,479 Views 103 Comments

The Ireland boss only replaced his starting halfbacks in the closing 10 minutes in Cardiff.

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff

Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 20,628 Views 31 Comments

A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.

Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play
# Bien Joue
From The42
# Bien Joue

Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play

Mar 11th 2019, 6:30 PM 17,736 Views 15 Comments

The 18-year-old France number eight was clearly targeted by Noel McNamara’s charges.

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action

Jan 19th 2019, 2:58 PM 5,829 Views 0 Comments

He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump
# Emotional
From The42
# Emotional

Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

Jan 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 4,008 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss.

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes
# Novak Djokovic
From The42
# Novak Djokovic

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

Dec 31st 2018, 6:30 PM 7,012 Views 4 Comments

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

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