French Open

Rafael Nadal won his 14th French Open title in 2022.
Martin Keady - Jun 6, 2022

It may well not be a case of obsessive compulsive disorder, but routine and order are everything for Rafael Nadal and, in the end, everything was perfectly symmetrical for the Spaniard in Paris. He won a 14th French Open title in the city that is almost synonymous with the number 14 (Bastille day being “quatorze […]


Alexander Zverev retired from the French Open semifinals after an injury.
Jack Edward - Jun 3, 2022

Rafael Nadal is into the French Open final after Alexander Zverev suffered a freak accident in their semifinal match. At 5-6 40-30, Zverev was stretched out wide to his forehand side by a forehand from Nadal down the line. As Zverev attempted to slide on the clay, he went over his right ankle in what looked […]

Iga Swiatek French Open
Jack Edward - Jun 3, 2022

The finalists for this year’s French Open have been decided. One, the overwhelming tournament favourite from the beginning Iga Swiatek, and the other, the 18-year-old American sensation Coco Gauff. In preparation for Saturday’s final, we’ve previewed both player’s respective chances by taking a look at their routes to the final. French Open Final Preview Iga […]

Casper Ruud French Open Quarterfinal
Jakub Bobro - Jun 2, 2022

The second men’s semifinal on Court Philippe-Chatrier may pack less star power but should have just as much intrigue in it. With a decade in age difference, Casper Ruud is looking for his first slam final while Marin Cilic is hoping to reach one last one at 33 years old. This French Open semifinal at […]

Iga Swiatek Rome Forehand
Owen Davis - Jun 2, 2022

At the French Open, Iga Swiatek had a shock in store last Monday. The top seed, playing in her fourth-round match, actually lost a set of tennis. Falling in a close tiebreak against Zheng Qinwen, it seemed that a tiny hole had appeared in the armour of the seemingly unstoppable Polish superstar. The other top […]

Alexander Zverev 2022 French Open Quarterfinals
Shane Black - Jun 2, 2022

Rafael Nadal is on the hunt for his 14th title at Roland Garros but will have to stave off Alexander Zverev who hopes to raise his first Grand Slam title at week’s end. The 35-year-old Spaniard had a blistering 21-0 record to start the 2022 season, winning two titles in Melbourne and one in Acapulco. […]

Coco Gauff French Open semifinal
Shane Black - Jun 2, 2022

Tennis fans will have a match to savor when it comes to the French Open women’s final, world #1 and Polish superstar Iga Swiatek is gunning for her second career French Open title, while American teenager Coco Gauff has put together a great campaign in Paris to reach her first ever Grand Slam final. Gauff […]

Daria Kasatkina French Open 2022
Glenys Furness - Jun 1, 2022

Daria Kasatkina as the 20th seed has a real shot at her first Grand Slam title. The Russian is in sparkling form at Roland Garros so far. Daria Kasatkina a real contender Russian 20th seed Daria Kasatkina has made the semi final of Roland Garros. The Russian has been in impressive form through the earlier […]

Martina Trevisan 2022 French Open
Owen Davis - Jun 1, 2022

For Martina Trevisan, her march to the French Open semifinals is much more than her five wins during the last fortnight. Instead, for the #59 ranked Italian, this match is the next page in a comeback story that she has been writing for more than a decade. Before this tournament, the 28-year-old was hardly a […]

Holger Rune French Open
Jakub Bobro - May 31, 2022

A Scandinavian derby that we should expect to keep seeing for the next decade, Casper Ruud and Holger Rune are set to battle it out for a spot in the French Open semifinals. They will have a tough act to follow in the night session of Philippe-Chatrier after the match Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic […]

Rafael Nadal 2022 French Open
Andy Watson - May 31, 2022

Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic in a four-hour, four-set epic at the French Open. He could go on to win his 22nd Grand Slam title.

Marin Cilic French Open Round 4
Steen Kirby - May 31, 2022

The bottom half of the French Open draw is wide open, with only former US Open champion Marin Cilic and three-time Grand Slam finalist Marin Cilic having ever reached the final of a major. His opponent Andrey Rublev is in a second career French Open quarterfinal (5 slam quarterfinals overall), while young guns Casper Ruud […]

Fraser Learmonth - May 31, 2022

If history holds true, then the best thing to be in a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the women is a novice. No woman has won multiple Grand Slams in a calendar year since 2016. That’s going on six years of constant change at the top of the women’s game. In fact, since the end of […]

Sloane Stephens French Open
Shane Black - May 30, 2022

For just the second time since 2005, three American women have advanced to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros in Paris. Jessica Pegula, Coco Gauff, and Sloane Stephens have all made their way to the final eight in Paris, each hoping to become the first American to win the tournament since Serena Williams in 2015. With […]

Djokovic Nadal French Open
Ewan West - May 30, 2022

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will play for the 10th time at Roland Garros in the quarterfinals of the 2022 French Open on Tuesday. Nadal holds a 7-2 head-to-head advantage at the Paris Grand Slam, with Djokovic winning their most recent clash in the semifinals of last year’s French Open. The match will be the […]

Holger Rune French Open
Jethro Broughton - May 30, 2022

Stefanos Tsitsipas, last year’s finalist, is out of the French Open. The 4th seed faced off with Holger Rune–the future star who is having a wonderful tournament. Tsitsipas has looked vulnerable and beatable for most of the tournament, and his opponent was too good for him today. The Greek is clearly not at his best, […]



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