Carlos Alcaraz: Spaniard beats Alexander Zverev to claim maiden French Open title at Roland Garros | Tennis News

Carlos Alcaraz was made to sweat but clinched his first French Open title by outlasting Alexander Zverev 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1 6-2 in Sunday’s final at Roland Garros. The 21-year-old filled a Rafael Nadal-sized void at Roland Garros with a marathon victory in four hours and 19 minutes. Fourth seed Zverev had sent old warrior…

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Can Jasmine Paolini upset three-time Roland Garros champion Iga Swiatek in French Open final? | Tennis News

Jasmine Paolini faces mission impossible when she takes on world No 1 and defending champion Iga Swiatek in the French Open final on Saturday from 2pm [UK and Irish time]. While few would have bet against Swiatek reaching a third successive Paris final, Italian Paolini’s emergence from the other side of the draw was a…

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Carlos Alcaraz: Spaniard recovers to edge Jannik Sinner in five-set thriller to reach final at Roland Garros | Tennis News

Carlos Alcaraz recovered from a poor start to beat an inconsistent Jannik Sinner 2-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-3 to reach his maiden French Open final after a see-saw encounter on Friday. The third seed was a shadow of his brilliant self in the opening set before making the most of his Italian opponent’s premature cramps…

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French Open: Order of play for day 10 at Roland Garros with Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek in action on Tuesday | Tennis News

Order of play for day 10 of the French Open with Coco Gauff, Iga Swiatek and Carlos Alcaraz in action. (All times are BST. Seeds in brackets) Court Philippe Chatrier From 10am (3) Coco Gauff (USA) v (8) Ons Jabeur (Tun), (1) Iga Swiatek (Pol) v (5) Marketa Vondrousova (Cze), (10) Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) v…

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Novak Djokovic: Defending champion and world No 1 wins another five-set French Open epic at Roland Garros | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic battled injury and fatigue to survive another near five-hour, five-set French Open thriller with a 6-1 5-7 3-6 7-5 6-3 victory over Francisco Cerundolo on Monday. The 37-year-old tweaked his knee and received four medical timeouts for the problem, but despite his movement being hampered, Djokovic refused to surrender, and he battled back…

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French Open 2024: Aryna Sabalenka and Elena Rybakina reach fourth round at Roland Garros | Tennis News

Aryna Sabalenka secured a hard-fought victory over best friend Paula Badosa at the French Open on Saturday, while Elena Rybakina joined her in the fourth round. Sabalenka and Spaniard Badosa have enjoyed a strong bond since 2021 but there was no quarter given as the world No 2 kept alive her hopes of a maiden…

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French Open: Dan Evans says players calling Roland Garros fans ‘hooligans’ is ‘laughable’ | Tennis News

Britain’s Dan Evans fears players complaining about the vociferous French Open crowd may lead to long-term repercussions for the sport. Belgian David Goffin had accused partisan fans at the French Open of “total disrespect” after he played Frenchman Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard in the first round while world No 1 Iga Swiatek urged them not to…

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French Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Roberto Carballes Baena in straight sets to reach third round at Roland Garros | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic won 14 of the last 17 games to comfortably dispose of Roberto Carballes Baena in straight sets in their second-round clash at the French Open. A vintage display from Djokovic saw the defending champion and world No 1 break Carballes Baena’s serve five consecutive times at one point on his way to an…

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French Open: Aryna Sabalenka brushes aside Moyuka Uchijima to reach third round at Roland Garros | Tennis News

World No 2 Aryna Sabalenka breezed past Japanese qualifier Moyuka Uchijima in straight sets on Thursday to reach the third round of the French Open. Uchijima, playing in the second round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, could not cope with Sabalenka’s powerful serve and groundstrokes as she succumbed 6-2 6-2 to…

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French Open: Iga Swiatek survives Naomi Osaka challenge to come through Roland Garros thriller | Tennis News

World No 1 and defending champion Iga Swiatek survived match point before sneaking past Naomi Osaka 7-6 (7-1) 1-6 7-5 in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday. Osaka looked set to pull off her biggest win in years when she led the world No 1 and defending champion 5-2 in the third…

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