Roland Garros

Novak Djokovic defends Roland Garros delay: ‘From their perspective, it was the right call’

Novak Djokovic has remained diplomatic in the row over the Roland Garros delay, insisting it's important to appreciate everyone has a different perspective. Roland Garros...

Postponing Roland Garros by a week is ‘ridiculous,’ says Daniil Medvedev

Daniil Medvedev believes delaying Roland Garros by a week is 'ridiculous' and worries about the implications for the grass season.Medvedev, who leap-frogged Rafael...

‘I don’t see why Roger Federer would not play at Roland Garros,’ says Rosset

Roger Federer compatriot Marc Rosset believes that a good run at Roland Garros would be the best Wimbledon preparation for the Swiss ace and...

‘Of course I’m angry,’ tournament organisers react to Roland Garros postponement

Tournament directors have been speaking out about the decision to delay Roland Garros by a week, and what it means for their events.It was...

Milos Raonic unhappy with Roland Garros delay, saying: ‘This greatly impacts the players’

Milos Raonic believes Roland Garros officials have been unfair to the players by not letting them know about the postponement in advance.A third wave...

Rival Grand Slams give ‘full support’ to Roland Garros over postponement

The decision to delay Roland Garros was done so with the 'full support' of all the other Grand Slams, they have confirmed.With a third...

‘We are consulting all parties impacted’ – ATP and WTA reaction to Roland Garros postponement

The tennis calendar was thrown into chaos on Wednesday with the announcement that Roland Garros will be postponed by one week due to a...

Roland Garros to be postponed for second successive year due to COVID crisis

The French Tennis Federation have once again risked a spat with rival tournaments by reportedly delaying the start of Roland Garros for a second...

French Government issue fresh update on Roland Garros scheduling amid rescheduling fears

Roland Garros may be delayed again this year, but only 'for a few days,' according to the French Ministry for Sport.The French Open had...

‘French Open date could be changed’ in light of coronavirus surge, says Minister

French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu has admitted that the French Open could potentially be delayed once again this year amid a coronavirus spike.Last year's...

‘I dare not imagine complete cancellation of Roland Garros,’ says French tennis official

The French Open at Roland Garros is on track to take place as scheduled at the moment, but a wave of uncertainty has hit...

‘Serena Williams can win any Slam,’ says coach looking ahead to French Open

Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou says she is feeling fitter than she did before the Australian Open and he still believes she can be...

STAT PACK: How often do Grand Slam matches go to five sets and how big a difference does it make?

The question of whether or not the men's singles at a Grand Slam should no longer be best-of-five reared it's head last week. Opinion can...

‘I have no choice but to play the clay season,’ admits Roger Federer

Roger Federer says he will 'have' to play some part of the clay court season in order to be ready for Wimbledon.Federer has made...

‘Win Roland Garros? There is a big problem called Rafael Nadal,’ jokes Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal is 'a problem' that no one can seem to solve at Roland Garros, admits Novak Djokovic, but he's ready to take another...

‘Rafael Nadal played one of the best tournaments in history,’ says Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal pulled off 'one of the best tournaments in history' to win the French Open last year, says Dominic Thiem.Nadal won his 13th...

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic match ‘would not go down the same way’ at Roland Garros this year, says coach

Goran Ivanisevic says a Roland Garros rematch between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal 'would not go down the same way' as last season's final.In...

‘It looks bad’ – ATP board member says tennis fans won’t return to arenas until French Open

The prospect of tennis fans getting back into arenas soon 'looks bad,' says one ATP board member, who believes the French Open is the...

‘We were right to move French Open and we’ll do it again if we have to,’ says Guy Forget

The French Open will be moved again to October in 2021 should the coronavirus crisis extend into the summer, says tournament director Guy Forget.Forget...

‘He was arrogant’ – Rafael Nadal responds to Goran Ivanisevic ‘no chance against Djokovic’ comments

Nadal also reveals how he found out about, and what he thought of, Novak Djokovic US Open disqualification.

‘Madness’ to say Rafael Nadal brilliance at Roland Garros lessens GOAT claims, says legendary coach

Legendary tennis coach Paul Annacone says it is 'madness' to try to diminish the achievements of Rafael Nadal because he is so good on...

Iga Swiatek says her ‘life has changed completely’ following her French Open Cinderella story

Iga Swiatek says her life has changed completely after her French Open win and she needs to get used to being a celebrity in...

‘You could feel there was something wrong with Novak Djokovic,’ says Patrick Mouratoglou

Patrick Mouratoglou says it was a poor start that cost Novak Djokovic the French Open final.Djokovic was bageled in the first set by Nadal,...

COMMENT: Rafael Nadal achieved rare tennis perfection to avenge painful Melbourne mauling

Rafael Nada will almost certainly win another French Open, but this level of perfection will be tough to repeat.

‘Nadal showed me I was wrong – f**k it, it is what it is,’ admits Goran Ivanisevic

Goran Ivanisevic says he was simply believing in his player when he said Rafael Nadal stood 'no chance' against Novak Djokovic.Djokovic was considered by...

‘What Rafael Nadal has achieved will NEVER be matched,’ says Andy Murray

Andy Murray says that Rafael Nadal has achieved something at Roland Garros that will never be close to being matched.Nadal won his 13th French...

ROLAND GARROS WINNERS AND LOSERS: Rafael Nadal absolutely perfect, but top ten duo in worrying slide

Who came out of the French Open with credit and who will be disappointed?

Novak Djokovic: ‘One defeat cannot destabilise me! My goals remain the same’

Novak Djokovic says one defeat will not reduce his hunger for history, and he has vowed to be even more focused next year.Djokovic lost...

‘If I had to pick one player who will win the most Grand Slams it would still be Novak Djokovic…’

Tim Henman has backed Novak Djokovic to win the Grand Slam race against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.Nadal drew level with Federer on 20...

‘Rafael Nadal has the best chance to win tennis GOAT race now,’ says Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander believes Rafael Nadal has put himself in prime position to win the GOAT race after winning another Roland Garros crown.Nadal beat Novak...

Rafael Nadal: ‘Roland Garros means everything to me’ as he wins the French Open

Rafael Nadal wins his 13th Roland Garros title beating world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets

Novak Djokovic, humble in defeat, admits: ‘Today I was outplayed by a better player’

World number one Novak Djokovic was humble and thankful in his post-match comments after losing the French Open final in straight sets to Rafael...

‘Rafael Nadal has a plan to beat Novak Djokovic in Roland Garros final,’ claims coach

Rafael Nadal 'has a plan' for beating Novak Djokovic in their historic battle in the French Open final, says coach Carlos Moya.Nadal can draw...

‘Many factors favour Novak Djokovic for French Open final,’ admits Toni Nadal

Toni Nadal believes 'many factors favour Novak Djokovic' in the French Open final on Sunday, but says he 'trusts' his nephew.Rafael Nadal can draw...

Iga Swiatek completes remarkable Roland Garros run by beating Sofia Kenin to title

"I don't know what's going on," admits unseeded teenager.

‘Rafael Nadal is a warrior, but Novak Djokovic is flawless,’ says Grand Slam legend

'Novak is like a wall... it’s hard to get through a wall.'

‘Rafael Nadal is my greatest rival,’ admits Novak Djokovic ahead of historic Roland Garros final

Novak Djokovic has declared Rafael Nadal his 'greatest rival,' and he hopes he can benefit from the slower conditions in the Roland Garros final.The...

‘Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek have impressed me the most’ – says former Grand Slam champion

Seven-time Grand Slam Champion Matts Wilander has named Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek as the two players who have impressed him the most at...

‘It was a great battle’ – Novak Djokovic allays fitness fears and pays tribute to Stefanos Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic says he is in good shape physically ahead of the French Open final as he paid tribute to semi-final opponent Stefanos Tsistipas.Djokovic...

‘Novak Djokovic inspires me – his tennis has reached near perfection,’ says Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas says Novak Djokovic have achieved 'almost perfection' and has inspired him to attempt to follow him.Djokovic and Tsitsipas played out a wonderful...

Rafael Nadal: ‘I made some mistakes but another Roland Garros final is a beautiful moment for me’

Rafael Nadal admitted he 'made some mistakes' against Diego Schwartzman in the Roland Garros semi-final, but he says the win was a 'beautiful moment'...

‘Stefanos Tsitsipas is world class on clay’ – Former coach gives Novak Djokovic Roland Garros warning

Stefanos Tsitsipas plays 'absolutely world class' on clay, Boris Becker has warned Novak Djokovic ahead of their Roland Garros semi-final.The Greek star dominated Andrey...

‘Rafael Nadal has no chance against Novak Djokovic,’ claims former Wimbledon champion

Rafael Nadal has 'no chance' of beating Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros this year in these slower conditions, says the Serb's coach Goran Ivanisevic.Nadal...

‘Novak Djokovic had his psyche cracked by Spaniard,’ says former coach Boris Becker

Boris Becker believes that Novak Djokovic may be suffering from a 'cracked psyche' after his Roland Garros quarterfinal match with Pablo Carreno Busta.Djokovic lost...

‘Iga Swiatek reminds me of Novak Djokovic,’ says Mats Wilander as he predicts huge future

Iga Swiatek has a game reminiscent of Novak Djokovic and she could dominate women's tennis for years, says Mats Wilander.The 19-year-old beat Argentinian Nadia...

‘Novak Djokovic has a legitimate injury, and it’s a big worry,’ says former world number one

Mats Wilander believes that Novak Djokovic has a 'legitimate injury' amid accusations of faking, and he has described it as 'a big worry' for...

COMMENT: It is to tennis’ shame that where Federer is credited with ‘miracles,’ Djokovic is accused of faking

Why Pablo Carreno Busta's accusations of Novak Djokovic put tennis to shame.

‘Dominic Thiem inspires me a lot’ – reveals Roland Garros semi-finalist

Dominic Thiem is an inspiration, a workaholic and a nice guy says Roland Garros semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Greek has made it to his first...

‘Nadal is my favourite player, I hope he’s going to win another French Open’ – says WTA ace

Roland Garros surprise semi-finalist Iga Swiatek is backing Rafael Nadal to claim his 13th French Open title this year.Swiatek was on court before the...

‘Stefanos Tsitsipas can do anything and he is going to win a Grand Slam real soon,’ says legend

John McEnroe has warned that Stefanos Tsitsipas will win a Grand Slam title soon, adding that he can 'do anything.'Tsistipas has already reached two...

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‘Rafael Nadal is absolutely fine,’ says publicist after COVID scare

Rafael Nadal is 'absolutely fine' despite playing with a COVID-infected Daniil Medvedev in Monte-Carlo on Monday.Medvedev was forced to withdraw from the tournament after...

‘Jannik Sinner has all the guns to win the greatest titles,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says Jannik Sinner has 'all the guns' to reach the top in tennis ahead of their mouth-watering Monte-Carlo clash.Sinner's powerful baseline game...

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Dominic Thiem has lifted the lid on his recent mental struggles, admitting he needed to try to 'get hungry' for tennis again.Since winning the...