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Aussie Open chief confident Slam to go ahead

The Australian Open will only go ahead in January if agreement can be reached with local authorities to allow players to practice while they undergo quarantine in Melbourne, tournament director Craig Tiley said.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/10/15 18:23:40

'Nadal's Paris record will never be beaten,' predicts Murray

Andy Murray predicts Rafael Nadal's record of 13 French Open titles will never be beaten as the British former world No.1 looks to bounce back in Cologne this week from his own Roland Garros disappointment.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/13 17:08:41

'Greatest achievement'

Rafael Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his 13th French Open on Sunday and equal the all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles held by Roger Federer who hailed the victory as "one of sport's greatest achievements."
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/12 17:03:40

'Poland Garros'

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek won her country's first Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as she defeated American fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 to become the youngest women's French Open champion since 1992.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/11 17:38:40

Prosecutors probe fixing at Roland Garros

French prosecutors said on Tuesday they had begun an investigation into suspected match-fixing at the French Open, reportedly involving a women's doubles match.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/8 15:48:40

'Feeling OK'

Novak Djokovic said he was “feeling OK” after overcoming neck and shoulder troubles to defeat Pablo Carreno Busta on Wednesday and set up a French Open semifinal showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/8 15:18:40

Wawrinka downs Murray

Roland Garros got underway in the “ridiculous” chill and damp of Paris on Sunday with Victoria Azarenka walking off court, complaining that it was “too cold” to play, before Stan Wawrinka brushed aside fellow three-time major winner Andy Murray in the day's marquee clash.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/28 14:53:40

Djokovic eyes 18th Slam

Novak Djokovic insisted Saturday there will be no repeat of his sensational US Open disqualification at Roland Garros as the world No.1 promised, “I won't make the same mistake twice.”
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/27 17:03:40

Clear favorite

Former champion Simona Halep arrives at the rescheduled French Open as the player to beat in a women's draw missing titleholder Ashleigh Barty and recent US Open winner Naomi Osaka, two of the world's top three.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/24 17:08:40

Roland Garros struggles to escape shadow of coronavirus

Having been pushed back four months to September to escape the worst of the coronavirus, the French Open gets underway on Sunday still struggling to loosen the grip of the deadly pandemic.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/22 16:28:40

Djokovic back on track with fifth Rome crown

Novak Djokovic picked up where he left off before his US Open default two weeks ago, winning a fifth Italian Open title on Monday, days before the start of Roland Garros.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/22 16:23:40

'I know how to fix it'

Rafael Nadal warned he knew how to fix his errors before his French Open title defense after crashing in the quarterfinals of the Rome Masters on Saturday, the final warm-up before Roland Garros.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/20 17:03:40

Nadal, Djokovic make winning returns

Defending champion ­Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic made winning returns at the Italian Open on Wednesday with the top two men's seeds easing into the third round of the clay-court tournament in Rome.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/17 16:08:40

Stan Wawrinka crashes out of Rome to Italian teenager Musetti

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday after a humiliating defeat to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/16 17:03:42

Djokovic learned 'big lesson' from default

Novak Djokovic said Monday he had learned a "big lesson" from his US Open disqualification but the volatile Serb would not rule out a similar outburst in the future.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/15 17:28:40

Fourth Thiem lucky

US Open champion Dominic Thiem said Sunday that chasing future Slams will be easier now that he has that elusive first tennis major under his belt following three near misses.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/14 16:48:41

Osaka wins US Open

Japan's Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open on Saturday and clinch her third Grand Slam title.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/9/13 16:33:42

Japanese star Osaka overcomes Azarenka for second US Open title

Fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan outlasted an inspired Victoria Azarenka from Belarus 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the women's singles title of the US Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2020/9/13 9:35:18