ARTICLES RELATING TO FRENCH OPEN

French Open triumph propels Barty to world No 2

2019-06-10 13:43

Ashleigh Barty leaped six places to world No 2 in the WTA rankings after her surprise win at the French Open.

Nadal still lagging Djokovic in rankings

2019-06-10 12:06

Rafael Nadal might have won a 12th Roland Garros title on the weekend, but he remains well behind Novak Djokovic, a semi-finalist in Paris.

I was almost down and out before Roland Garros triumph - Nadal

2019-06-10 07:08

Rafael Nadal admitted that his record 12th Roland Garros title was one of his most special after an injury-hit start to 2019.

Roland Garros red-faced over 43-year trophy error

2019-06-09 21:42

When Sue Barker won the French Open women's title in 1976 she became Britain's most recent champion in Paris - or did she?

Nadal: Grand Slam warrior who reached for the stars with his feet on the ground

2019-06-09 18:45

To death and taxes being life's only two certainties can be added a third - Rafael Nadal winning the French Open.

It's No 12! Nadal downs Thiem to claim French Open title

2019-06-09 18:14

Spain's Rafael Nadal has won the French Open for the twelfth time, beating Austria's Dominic Thiem in four sets.

'Incredible' dream: Nadal faces Thiem for 12th Roland Garros title

2019-06-09 09:03

Rafael Nadal admits the prospect of winning a 12th Roland Garros title and 18th major would have once just seemed liked an "incredible" dream.

Djokovic blasts 'worst' ever conditions after Paris exit

2019-06-08 19:38

World No 1 Novak Djokovic said his shock Roland Garros defeat to Dominic Thiem was played out in "hurricane conditions".

Thiem ends Djokovic bid, faces Nadal in Roland Garros final

2019-06-08 16:14

Novak Djokovic's dream of becoming just the second man in history to hold all Grand Slam titles at the same time twice was crushed by Dominic Thiem.

Konta accuses French Open of sexism as scheduling row escalates

2019-06-08 11:41

Johanna Konta has slammed French Open organisers for their decision to move her semi-final match against Marketa Vondrousova at Roland Garros.

 

Laver says Barty will be 'tough to beat' at Wimbledon

2019-06-10 12:38

Legend Rod Laver says Ashleigh Barty will be "a tough lady to beat" at Wimbledon in July as he heaped praise on the new French Open champion.

Nadal won't target Federer Slam record

2019-06-10 11:38

Rafael Nadal insists he is not obsessed with beating Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams after sweeping a historic 20th Grand Slam title.

Thiem 'closer' to 'dream' Grand Slam title

2019-06-09 21:53

Dominic Thiem said he feels as though he is getting "closer" to his "dream" of winning a Grand Slam title, despite being downed by Rafael Nadal.

Nadal tells Thiem: 'You'll win it one day'

2019-06-09 19:28

Rafael Nadal told Dominic Thiem that he will win Roland Garros one day after seeing off the Austrian in four sets to win a 12th French Open.

Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open triumphs

2019-06-09 18:34

Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday when he defeated Dominic Thiem in the final for the second straight year. Let's look at his 12 triumphs.

'You bloody legend': Aussies hail new clay queen Barty

2019-06-09 09:13

Australia hailed "bloody legend" Ashleigh Barty after she ended the country's 46-year wait for a French Open singles title.

Barty did not expect Grand Slam title 'at all'

2019-06-08 22:47

French Open champion Ashleigh Barty said that she did not imagine winning a Grand Slam title "at all" when she took a break from tennis.

Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title

2019-06-08 17:59

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia's 46-year wait for a French Open singles title by thrashing nervous Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova.

Rain rescues faltering Djokovic at Roland Garros

2019-06-08 14:39

Rain came to the rescue of Novak Djokovic on Saturday as the world number one was staring at defeat against Dominic Thiem in the Roland Garros semi-finals.

Barty looks to end 46-year Aussie drought in Paris

2019-06-08 07:35

Ashleigh Barty aims to end Australia's 46-year wait for a Roland Garros women's singles champion when she faces Czech teenage breakout star Marketa Vondrousova.

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