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Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem: French Open men's final – live!

Game-by-game updates from the final at Roland GarrosThiem tasked with facing Nadal after ending Djokovic’s streakSend your emails to Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.04pm BST The players have arr...

Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem: French Open men's final – live!

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Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to clinch French Open Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won the French Open for the 12th time, beating his Austrian opponent Dominic Thiem over four sets. Thiem had drawn level, winning the second set before Nadal stormed back to win the title....
20:26 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win his 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday to win his 12th French Open title, securing his 18th major championship and continuing his streak of never losing a final at Roland Garros....
20:00 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 12th French Open title • Nadal wins 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to claim 18th grand slam title• Spaniard is only two behind Roger Federer’s record of 20Rafael Nadal, hair thinning, legs slowing imperceptibly but genius intact, remains unbeatable on the clay of Roland Garros. Not even a spirited challenge by the world No 4, Dominic...
21:26 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win record 12th French Open PARIS — For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal allowed Thiem to break him and even things at a set apiece...
00:26 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal lost a set to Dominic Thiem. It fueled him to a 12th French Open title. Nadal proceeded to win 16 of the next 17 points and claim the third set in 24 minutes. Nadal now has 18 Grand Slam titles, pushing him closer to Roger Federer's 20, the men's record....
04:26 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open: The 'King of Clay' dominated Dominic Thiem cementing his status as one of the greatest players in the history of men's tennis Clive Mason/Getty Images Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday, defeating Austrian Dominic Thiem in four sets. Nadal and Thiem traded powerful shots early, but as the match wore on, Nadal asserted his dominance and Thiem couldn't keep pace. One rally in the third set showed why Nada...
23:39 2019-06-09

Nadal vs Thiem live stream: watch 2019 French Open men's final at Roland-Garros Getting a strange feeling of déjà vu? Rafa Nadal vs Dominic Thiem in the 2019 French Open final at Roland-Garros is a direct repeat of last year's. So once again it's the best tennis player ever to walk on to a clay court against the Austrian wunderkind. And, as ever, we've ...
12:52 2019-06-09

Dominic Thiem Got Closer, But Rafael Nadal Still Stepped On Him Last year, in the first major final of his life, Dominic Thiem just seemed happy to be there. Flattened by a Rafael Nadal charging toward his 11th French Open title? That builds character. A dusty tennis great heartlessly roasting you at the trophy ceremony? Whatever, no shame in being outmatched....
22:52 2019-06-10

Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.        ...
17:52 2019-06-08

Dominic Thiem ends Novak Djokovic’s slam streak to reach French Open final • Thiem wins in five sets to set up repeat of 2018 final with Nadal• Austrian ends Djokovic’s bid to hold four majors at same timeThere will be no second “Nole slam” for Novak Djokovic after the world No 1’s quest to win four consecutive grand slam titles was ended by Austria’s Dominic Thiem in a dr...
18:00 2019-06-08

Daniil Medvedev v Rafael Nadal: US Open men's final – live! Spaniard going for 19th grand slam title; Russian aiming for firstBianca Andreescu sees a remarkable vision come true at US OpenSerena Williams not giving up the fight to equal Court’s recordEmail Bryan with your thoughts or tweet @BryanAGraham 8.37pm BST Hello and welcome to Arthur Ashe Stadium for...
22:00 2019-09-08

French Open order of play Day 13: Nadal, Federer, Djokovic and Thiem target final berths "Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem occupy the semi-final spots and it looks set to be a thrilling day of play at Roland Garros. Federer vs Nadal will be the match where all eyes will be on them."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Watch: Rafael Nadal sweeps Roger Federer, reaches French Open final Rafael Nadal climbed to yet another French Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets in the semifinals Friday at Roland-Garros in Paris....
18:13 2019-06-07

US Open men's semi-final: Rafael Nadal v Matteo Berrettini – live! Williams out to overcome 2018 US Open final meltdownEmail Tom with your thoughts or tweet @tom_lutz 12.31am BST Berrettini has described Nadal as “the greatest fighter ever in this sport” but he has a few weapons of his own, namely his big forehand and serve. He’s sent down 66 aces at Flushing Meado...
01:39 2019-09-07

Diego Schwartzman v Rafael Nadal: US Open quarter-final – live! Andreescu shows taste for fight in quarter-final winWilliams has title in reach but Svitolina will apply pressure testGet in touch on email or tweet at @BryanAGraham 5.31am BST Third set: Schwartzman 4-6, 5-7, 2-4 Nadal* (*denotes next server)The trainer is out again for Nadal during the changeover....
06:39 2019-09-05

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid performance in horrendous wind to see off Roger Fe...
20:26 2019-06-07

Djokovic v Thiem goes to fifth set: French Open semi-final – live! French Open semi-final continues after rain delayNadal ousts Federer in straight sets to reach finalAnd feel free to email Tom with your thoughts 1.14pm BST Fifth set: *Djokovic 2-6, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 1-3 Thiem (*denotes server): Thiem makes it five points in a row since facing a break point to go 0-30...
14:26 2019-06-08

Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev live stream: how to watch US Open men's final 2019 online When Federer and Djokovic fell early, the 2019 US Open tennis tournament seemed to be Rafael Nadal's for the taking. But after Serena's shock loss yesterday, it feels like anything is possible for Daniil Medvedev today. It should be a memorable men's final at Flushing Meadows and you ...
23:13 2019-09-08

'Stepped on me': Thiem loses French Open final to Nadal It all took a toll on Dominic Thiem, both physically and mentally, and that left him in no condition to do what it would take to beat Rafael Nadal in the French Open final        ...
22:13 2019-06-09

Austrian Dominic Thiem stuns Novak Djokovic at French Open Austrian Dominic Thiem has beaten the world's No. 1 player Novak Djokovic, halting Djokovic's quest to once again claim all Grand Slam titles at the same time. The Paris match was previously halted due to wind and rain....
20:39 2019-06-08

Watch: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance to French Open semifinals Top seed Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem advanced to the 2019 French Open semifinals with straight sets wins in the quarterfinals on Thursday in Paris....
00:13 2019-06-07

French Open: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem semifinal postponed to Saturday Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem will have to resume their 2019 French Open semifinal clash Saturday after rain ruined their battle on Friday at Roland-Garros in Paris....
02:00 2019-06-08

Nadal sweeps past Federer: French Open 2019 semi-final – live! Nadal reaches final with straight sets win over FedererKonta errors hand semi-final win to VondrousovaBarty books final place with victory over AnisimovaFeel free to email Katy or tweet @KatyMurrells 2.50pm BST Here’s Simon Cambers’s match report for you: Related: Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in...
16:00 2019-06-07

Djokovic Slam run ends at French; Thiem vs. Nadal in final Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended in the French Open semifinals because he made some odd strategic choices, because the wild weather bothered him, because the chair umpire got under his skin....
20:13 2019-06-08

Nadal beats Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for 12th French Open Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship....
20:26 2019-06-09

| Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open triumphs 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....
00:00 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal races into third round of French Open He is one of tennis' best ever players and known for his attention to detail but Rafael Nadal didn't have any complicated scouting plans in place ahead of his first-round match against a player he had never faced, Yannick Hanfmann....
15:13 2019-05-29

Rafael Nadal is just way too good for Roger Federer at French Open PARIS — Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros. Nadal has never lost a semifinal at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. Never lost a final, either. A...
16:39 2019-06-07

Can Roger Federer upset Rafael Nadal at the French Open? The way Roger Federer was talking ahead of his battle against Rafael Nadal at the French Open, you would think something especially crazy has to happen for Spain's "King of Clay" to lose their semifinal....
18:13 2019-06-06

With French Open title in hand, can Rafael Nadal win Wimbledon? No man has accomplished the Roland Garros-Wimbledon double since Nadal himself in 2010, but that's what Rafa is aiming for as he chases Grand Slam title No. 19....
20:26 2019-06-10

Even for Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal at the French Open is just impossible In their 39th career meeting and the most anticipated tennis match in years, the Spaniard mastered both his friendly rival and the wind to reach Sunday's final....
23:13 2019-06-07

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12th French Open title against Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year’s final. Nadal should be more rested for Sunday’s match, because Thiem needed two days to complete his five-set, four-hour semifinal victory over Novak Djokovic. Nadal beat Thiem i...
10:26 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal cruises into US Open final with straight-set win Like it or not, the Russian meteor Daniil Medvedev will play in Sunday’s U.S. Open men’s final. And he’ll face arguably the most well-liked, gentlemanly warrior in tennis history, Rafael Nadal. The rematch of Nadal’s August rout of Medvedev is on. Nadal pulled a Houdini act in the first-set tiebreak...
10:52 2019-09-07

After French Open drama, Dominic Thiem complains, says Serena Williams has 'bad personality' French Open officials moved Dominic Thiem to a smaller interview room to make way for Serena Williams on Saturday. He was not happy.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

Rafael Nadal storms to historic 12th French Open win – video Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros to claim his 12th French Open title and 18th grand slam. A mark of his near-total dominance on clay, he has won all but three French Open tournaments since 2005 – and now stands just two grand slams short of Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20Rafael...
00:00 2019-06-10

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Target Second Week At French Open Roger Federer continues his first French Open campaign in four years on Friday with a third-round match against Norway's Casper Ruud, while reigning champion Rafael Nadal faces Belgian David Goffin....
08:00 2019-05-31

Nadal beats Thiem to claim record-stretching 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal claimed a record-stretching 12th French Open title by beating Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem 6-3 5-7 6-1 6-1 in a repeat of last year's final on Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev Advance to U.S. Open Men's Final Rafael Nadal needs one more win to put himself within one major title of the all-time record. He advanced to the U.S. Open men’s final by cruising past Matteo Berrettini on Friday night...
16:39 2019-09-07

Rafael Nadal Advances To US Open Final Against Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, advanced to his fifth US Open final on Friday by battling past Italy's Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-1....
06:26 2019-09-07

2019 French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Reach the Quarterfinals Federer has not yet dropped a set playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015. Three women became first-time quarterfinals in Paris on Sunday....
18:39 2019-06-02

Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open men's final – as it happened Nadal outlasts Medvedev in US Open final to claim 19th major titleBianca Andreescu sees a remarkable vision come true at US OpenSerena Williams not giving up the fight to equal Court’s record 2.48am BST That’s all from another cracking tournament at Flushing Meadows. Thanks as always following along...
18:52 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal, Pillar of Roland Garros, Wins the French Open for the 12th Time It was the second consecutive year Nadal had beaten Dominic Thiem in the final. Nadal is now 12-0 in finals in Paris and has 18 Grand Slam titles over all....
22:52 2019-06-09

French Open: Roger Federer catches fire while Rafael Nadal survives stutter • Swiss beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (8)• Spaniard drops set in 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victoryRoger Federer, who gives the illusion of making time stop, is enjoying his return to Paris after an absence of four years, as any 37-year-old tennis genius would, and he confirmed on day six he is still dang...
01:26 2019-06-01

Watch: Rafael Nadal, American Sloane Stephens advance to round of 32 in French Open Men's defending champion Rafael Nadal and American Sloane Stephens -- the 2018 women's runner-up -- each advanced to the 2019 French Open's round of 32 with straight set wins Wednesday in Paris....
19:13 2019-05-29

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
07:39 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal overcomes early Berrettini resistance to reach US Open final Spaniard will face Daniil Medvedev in Sunday’s finalThree-time US Open champion beats Italian 7-6, 6-4, 6-1Rafael Nadal reached his fifth US Open final – and third grand slam final of the year – beating the big-serving Italian Matteo Berrettini in straight sets on Friday night. He will now start as ...
06:26 2019-09-07

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Rafael Nadal to play Daniil Medvedev in final Three-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal defeated Matteo Berrettini on Friday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to reach Sunday's final at Flushing Meadows....
09:13 2019-09-07

US Open: Time, TV, how to watch men's final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal can pull one title behind Roger Federer's Grand Slam record with a victory. Daniil Medvedev trolled fans earlier but is on a roll.        ...
17:00 2019-09-08

Rafael Nadal beats Diego Schwartzman in US Open quarter-final – as it happened Nadal reaches eighth consecutive US Open semi-finalAndreescu shows taste for fight in quarter-final winWilliams has title in reach but Svitolina will apply pressure test 6.03am BST Stay tuned for the full match report, which is coming shortly. But for now, it’s goodbye. 5.49am BST “When he is under ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Rafael Nadal beats Matteo Berrettini to reach US Open final – as it happened Nadal will face Medvedev in final after win over DimitrovWilliams out to overcome 2018 US Open final meltdown 3.45am BST You can read a full report from tonight’s match here: Related: Rafael Nadal overcomes early Berrettini resistance to reach US Open final 3.15am BST Rafa is asked how he has manag...
09:13 2019-09-07

Daniil Medvedev goes from villain to hero in thrilling US Open final vs. Rafael Nadal Daniil Medvedev became a villain this US Open, but he appeared to win fans back with his brilliant play in a thrilling final vs. Rafael Nadal.       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal struggles to contain emotions after dramatic US Open final victory over Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal struggled to contain his emotions after a rollercoaster ride in the US Open final saw him overcame a defiant Daniil Medvedev in five sets....
14:52 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal eases injury concerns after calling for treatment in US Open quarter-final win Rafael Nadal insisted injury would not derail his US Open bid — as it had Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer — after medical concerns in his quarter-final win over Diego Schwartzman....
19:00 2019-09-05

Rafael Nadal in tears after winning epic US Open final against battling Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal closed to within one of Roger Federer's record 20 Grand Slam wins after edging out Daniil ­Medvedev in a scintillating five-hour marathon US Open....
14:52 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev in US Open final to claim 19th major title World No2 claims 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Russian Nadal is now within one grand slam of Roger FedererAs it happened: Bryan Graham’s game-by-game reportIn a final that had pretty much everything, Rafael Nadal turned back the challenge of the dazzling young Russian, Daniil Medvedev, in fiv...
08:26 2019-09-09

French Open glance: Djokovic-Thiem SF resumes; women's final Djokovic, Thiem to resume rain-suspended semi before Barty faces Vondrousova for women's title        ...
23:00 2019-06-07

French Open order of play Day 14: Women's final after Djokovic-Thiem conclusion "Saturday at Roland Garros sees Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem conclude their semi-final before Ashleigh Barty faces Marketa Vondrousova in the women\u0027s final."...
23:01 2019-06-07

French Open order of play Day 12: Djokovic and Thiem aim to book semi-final spots "Novak Djokovic heads an exciting day of action at the French Open and he will be hoping to book his spot in the semi-finsals at Roland Garros after play was suspended on Wednesday due to rain. Simona Halep is also in action in the women\u0027s quarter-finals of a bumper-packed programme."...
19:13 2019-06-05

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of the worst I have ever been part of', but added: '...
20:39 2019-06-08

French Open quarter-finals: Djokovic v Zverev and Thiem v Khachanov – live! Anisimova beats Halep to reach semi-finals at Roland GarrosBarty beats Keys to enter the last four in women’s drawEmail Katy here or tweet @KatyMurrells 3.45pm BST Zverev is clinging on to this quarter-final with his fingertips, trailing 7-5, 6-2, 3-2 and 15-30 on serve. An ace will make him feel a ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal — Djokovic rivalry. Djokovic will have been fatigued from finishing a sem...
17:52 2019-05-21

Nadal and Federer set up classic French Open semi-final French Open fans will be treated to the semi-final they had always hoped for as great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced in contrasting fashion on Tuesday to set up a last-four encounter at Roland Garros....
01:52 2019-06-05

What time is the US Open men's final today? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Sunday....
20:52 2019-09-08

What time is the US Open men's final? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time and order of play Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Sunday....
13:26 2019-09-08

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead of Margaret Court's 11 Australian Open crowns:...
20:52 2019-06-09

Nadal beats Federer to reach 12th French Open final Rafael Nadal eased past Roger Federer in straight sets in blustery Paris to reach a 12th French Open final and end a five-match losing streak against the Swiss....
22:39 2019-06-07

French Open 2019: Nadal, Stephens and Tsitsipas in action on day four – live! Updates from the fourth day at Roland GarrosOsaka battles back to beat SchmiedlovaYou can email Jacob here or tweet him here 11.43am BST Stefanos Tsitispas clearly wasn’t happy about bungling that first set against Hugo Dellien. The sixth seed won the second 6-0. He should deal with his Bolivian opp...
13:00 2019-05-29

Novak Djokovic sails past Zverev into semi-final with Dominic Thiem • World No 1 defeats German No 5 seed 7-5, 6-2, 6-2• Thiem makes short work of Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-4, 6-2Novak Djokovic reached the last of his nine French Open semi-finals in 2016 but the world No 1 could hardly have announced his return to the concluding weekend of the tournament more emphatica...
23:26 2019-06-06

French Open 2019: Nadal in action, Federer through, Tsitsipas v Wawrinka – live! Live updates from Roland GarrosKonta beats Vekic to reach quarter-finalsFeel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris you thoughts 4.44pm BST Wawrinka is on the board in set four trailing 1-3; Nadal leads Londero 4-1. 4.39pm BST Tsitsipas’ forehand is dictating now, bringing him back from 15-40 ...
17:52 2019-06-02

US Open: Rafael Nadal will play for his fourth US Open title after drilling Matteo Berrettini Rafael Nadal, with 18 Grand Slams, can move within one of Roger Federer with a win in Sunday's championship.       ...
06:52 2019-09-07

French Open final: Ashleigh Barty v Markéta Vondroušová – live! Women’s singles final starts after delay due to men’s semi-finalThe Recap: sign up and get our weekly email of editors’ picksFeel free to email Tom or tweet @TBassam 4.28pm BST Second set: Barty 6-1, 3-2 Vondroušová* (* denotes server): A rare straightforward service for Vondroušová. She finishes of...
17:39 2019-06-08

Nadal v Thiem: What must Thiem do to dethrone Nadal at Roland Garros? "Dominic Thiem will chase a stunning victory against 11-times champion Rafael Nadal in the French Open final on Sunday. It appears to be an impossible task, but there are three things he must do to win, writes Charles Perrin."...
21:26 2019-06-08

Nadal racks up 12th French crown as Thiem runs out of steam at Roland Garros Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder....
21:26 2019-06-09

Final preview: How Thiem can tame Nadal for maiden Roland Garros triumph "Mats Wilander and Alex Corretja preview the men\u0027s French Open final and consider what Dominic Thiem must do to prevent Rafa Nadal from winning a 12th title."...
11:13 2019-06-09

Rafael Nadal rolls into US Open semifinals Unlike his arch rival Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal is into the Flushing Final Four. Nadal advanced to his eighth U.S. Open semifinal after repelling gritty Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 past midnight at Arthur Ashe Stadium. “Here I am semifinals, it’s super important for me,’’ said Nadal,...
14:26 2019-09-05

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal to make Wimbledon final WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on a backhand return. Later, serving for a spot in a r...
22:39 2019-07-12

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Wimbledon men’s final • Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4• Federer to face Novak Djokovic in final on SundayWhen Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic step on to Centre Court on Sunday to contest the Wimbledon men’s singles final for the third time in six years two Spaniards back in the Balearics will pa...
23:52 2019-07-12

Roger Federer survives Swiss scrap to set up Rafael Nadal semi-final • Federer beats Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quite run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swiss scrap with his long-time friend and rival Stan Wawri...
21:39 2019-06-04

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal in first Wimbledon meeting since 2008 final Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five....
23:00 2019-07-12

Thiem outlasts Djokovic to reach French final Dominic Thiem has advanced to the French Open final for the second straight year after upsetting No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 on Saturday....
16:13 2019-06-08

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Citing fatigue following his Rogers Cup title in Montreal Sunday, Rafael Nadal, the No. 2-ranked player in the world, has withdrawn from the W&S Open        ...
19:26 2019-08-12

Rafael Nadal looks good at US Open, and Tiger Woods approves Rafael Nadal came up with some spectacular shots during a four-set victory over 2014 champion Marin Cilic in the U.S. Open's fourth round        ...
10:39 2019-09-03

U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios cruise in first round Rafael Nadal dismissed John Millman in straight sets in the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open Tuesday, while Australian Nick Kyrgios also advanced in straight sets after another heated matchup....
16:00 2019-08-28

Clay Fiend Rafael Nadal Finds Unlikely Second Home At US Open Rafael Nadal's latest coronation, his 19th Grand Slam title, reinforced the fact the slower courts of the US Open and his obliging knees have turned New York into a land of opportunity....
08:00 2019-09-09

US Open Champion Rafael Nadal Hails One Of His "Most Emotional" Wins Rafael Nadal clinched his fourth US Open crown in thrilling fashion, squandering a two-set lead before outlasting Russian fifth seed Daniil Medvedev....
08:00 2019-09-09

The Latest: Rafael Nadal reaches 33rd Slam SF at US Open Rafael Nadal has reached his 33rd Grand Slam semifinal and prevented Diego Schwartzman from making it to his first        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Ashleigh Barty vs Markéta Vondroušová live stream: watch 2019 French Open Women's final at Roland-Garros So who's going to be marching on to the Philippe Chatrier Court at Roland-Garros for today's 2019 French Open women's final then? Serena Williams? No. Simona Halep? No. Kerber, Muguruza or Wozniacki? No no no. Step forward Ashleigh Barty and Markéta Vondroušová - and y...
18:39 2019-06-08

Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Djokovic vs. Thiem French semi-final to resume on Saturday The men's French Open semi-final clash between world number one Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was called off for the day because of bad weather and will resume at 1200 local time (1000GMT) on Saturday, organizers said on Friday....
19:26 2019-06-07

Thiem beats Djokovic in dramatic French semi-final Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he returned to Court Philippe Chatrier on Saturday to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory and set up a repeat of last year's final against Rafael Nadal....
16:26 2019-06-08

US Open: Tiger Woods among stars watching Rafael Nadal under the lights Tiger Woods was among the celebrities spotted watching Rafael Nadal as his friend took on Marin Cilic in a round of 16 match at US Open.        ...
10:39 2019-09-03

Rafael Nadal beats Diego Schwartzman for return to U.S. Open semifinals Three-time champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the U.S. Open semifinals for the third consecutive year Wednesday night with a straight sets victory against 20th-seeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman....
13:39 2019-09-05

Rafael Nadal wins 4th US Open title, defeating Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal won his fourth U.S. Open title -- his 19th Grand Slam singles title overall -- defeating Daniil Medvedev in a thriller Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium....
10:00 2019-09-09

Thiem battles through to third round at French Open Austrian Dominic Thiem overcame a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over defiant Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-30

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final showdown with Novak Djokovic SportsPulse: Roger Federer is into the title match at Wimbledon after a semifinal victory over longtime rival Rafael Nadal. USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken breaks down Federer's showdown in the final against Novak Djokovic.       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Thiem rides the storm to beat Djokovic in French semi-final Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory on Saturday and set up a repeat of last year's showdown with Rafael Nadal....
17:39 2019-06-08

The Latest: Thiem ends Djokovic streak to reach French final PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 4 p.m. Dominic Thiem has ended Novak Djokovic’s 26-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory to reach the French Open final. The match lasted two days after it was suspended early in the t...
16:13 2019-06-08

Tiger Woods really, really enjoyed Rafael Nadal's US Open win over Marin Cilic There must be few better feelings as an athlete than receiving raucous support from the crowd when up against it. It must be even better, as Rafael Nadal found, when that support is coming from Tiger Woods....
10:13 2019-09-03

US Open: Rafael Nadal eases past Diego Schwartzman, advances to semifinals The Spaniard won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 and is the prohibitie favorite to win his fourth US Open and 19th Grand Slam.        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Sluggish Thiem into French Open fourth round Last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem of Austria overcame a second-set blip as he huffed and puffed into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3 4-6 6-2 7-5 win against Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas on Saturday....
22:26 2019-06-01

The Latest: Thiem reaches French Open semifinals The Latest at the French Open: Dominic Thiem reaches French Open semifinals for fourth straight year        ...
17:13 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal flexes muscles to reach semis and remain on course for fourth US Open title Nadal wins 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach 33rd major semi-finalSpaniard to face 24th-seeded Matteo BerrettiniRafael Nadal overcame a spirited challenge from Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman to win 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in the US Open quarter-finals on Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium, staying on course for a fou...
08:26 2019-09-05

U.S. Open tennis 2019: Rafael Nadal edges Daniil Medvedev for 19th major Spain's Rafael Nadal outlasted Russian Daniil Medvedev in a five-set marathon that lasted about five hours to win his fourth U.S. Open and 19th career Grand Slam title....
05:13 2019-09-09

The Latest: Djokovic-Thiem French Open match delayed again The Latest at the French Open: There's another rain delay in the semifinal match between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win 19th Grand Slam title Rafael Nadal wins his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev's exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals....
07:39 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open, 19th Grand Slam in epic five-setter The Spaniard won the first two sets, but had to come back in the fifth set against the Russian to move within one of Roger Federer's Slam record.       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal cherishes moment at US Open as clock ticks on golden career | Tumaini Carayol The veteran was emotional after winning his fourth title at Flushing Meadows and knows that, at 33, his time may soon be upMoments after one of the great grand slam finals of his career, Rafael Nadal sat exhausted in his seat as endorphins and adrenaline coursed through his body. Overhead on the big...
16:52 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open and claim 19th Grand Slam title Rafael Nadal held off a strong comeback bid to win his 19th Grand Slam title by edging Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in a thrilling U.S. Open final that lasted nearly five hours Sunday....
07:13 2019-09-09

US Open: Pinpoint focus defined Rafael Nadal here in 2004. Former foes say that hasn't changed. In 2004 US Open, a Spanish teen surprised Andy Roddick and coach Brad Gilbert with his focus and demeanor. Nadal lost that night, but hasn't changed.       ...
23:52 2019-09-06

Thiem ends Djokovic's Slam streak in French Open semifinals Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days....
18:13 2019-06-08

Rafael Nadal closing in on Roger Federer's record Grand Slam tally after US Open triumph Rafael Nadal is closing in on Roger Federer's record Grand Slam haul after a thrilling five-set victory over Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final on Sunday....
14:52 2019-09-09

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
16:52 2019-05-30

French Open: Thiem stops Djokovic in 5-set semi; Barty wins women's title Dominic Thiem advanced to the French Open's final round with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Later Saturday in the women's final, Ashleigh Barty defeated Marketa 6-1, 6-3....
21:13 2019-06-08

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French final Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal stepped on to the Roland Garros center court, all that mattered was both men's preternatural ability to strike a small yellow ball....
18:39 2019-06-07

It Will Be Federer vs. Nadal in the French Open Semifinals Federer earned his spot by defeating his Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, while Nadal routed Kei Nishikori, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3....
22:39 2019-06-04

Brutal Nadal through to French Open third round Rafa Nadal left German qualifier Yannick Maden no hope as he booked his ticket for the third round of the French Open in ruthless fashion with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 victory on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-05-29

| Federer, Nadal march on at French Open Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open....
19:00 2019-06-02

| Nadal, Federer on French Open collision course Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were placed in the same half of the draw for the French Open on Thursday meaning the two longtime rivals could meet in the semi-finals....
23:13 2019-05-23

Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams — owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles — are each in action on Day 2 at the French Open. Each is embarking on a bid to achieve a milestone over the next two weeks at Roland Garros. Beginning against Yannick Hanf...
11:13 2019-05-27

The Latest: Nadal reaches 3rd round at French Open Rafael Nadal reaches third round at French Open with 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over German qualifier Yannick Maden        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

Federer and Nadal back in action at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer’s third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20-time Grand Slam champion made his debut in Paris in 1999. The 37-year-old Federer faces 63rd-ranked Casper Ruud — who is 17 years his junior — on Court Suzanne Lenglen o...
08:52 2019-05-31

French Open 2019: Nadal races into third round Tougher tests are on the way for King of Clay Rafael Nadal at this year's French Open but for now the Spaniard is cruising, reaching the third round by beating German qualifier Yannick Maden in straight sets....
15:26 2019-05-29

French Open: Federer, Nadal advance to semifinals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play one another in the French Open semifinals after winning their respective matches during Tuesday's quarterfinals....
21:26 2019-06-04

'He is a genius': Why Nadal pulled away to win his 12th French Open As has been the case throughout his incredible Roland Garros run, intensity and mental toughness set Rafael Nadal apart once again in Sunday's final against Dominic Thiem....
09:52 2019-06-10

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some to doubt his chances of continuing his vice-like grip on the tournament....
01:26 2019-05-24

Nadal back to his merciless old self on new French Open center court Claycourt master Rafael Nadal quickly adapted to the new surroundings at Roland Garros with a 6-2 6-1 6-3 demolition of German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann in the first round of the French Open on Monday....
21:26 2019-05-27

Federer-Nadal showdown highlights French Open semifinals All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer        ...
09:13 2019-06-07

The Latest: Nadal joins Federer in French Open quarterfinals PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating unseeded Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in their first-ever meeting. With Londero serving to stay in the match, the second-s...
18:39 2019-06-02

Federer, Nadal to meet at French Open for first time since 2011 Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face off at the French Open for the first time since 2011 after they won contrasting quarterfinals in wet Paris. Federer edged Stan Wawrinka in a bruising battle while Nadal eased past Kei Nishikori....
22:39 2019-06-04

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer in French Open last 8 Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a shakeup and more....
16:13 2019-06-11

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal both in 3rd-round action A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer's third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20-time Grand Slam champion made his debut in Paris in 1999.        ...
00:13 2019-05-31

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal face qualifiers on Day 4 A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal face German qualifiers ranked outside the top 100 in the second round        ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Nadal back to his old merciless self on new French Open center court Claycourt master Rafael Nadal quickly adapted to his new surroundings at Roland Garros with a 6-2 6-1 6-3 demolition of German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann in the first round of the French Open on Monday....
16:52 2019-05-27

Nadal, Federer in the lead as bad weather hits French Open Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal looked on verge of making it to the semifinals for a record-extending 12th time with an express win when bad weather forecast derailed his plans on Tuesday        ...
19:26 2019-06-04

Record-extending 12th French Open title for Nadal Rafael Nadal continues to be virtually unstoppable at the French Open, winning his 12th title Sunday after beating Dominic Thiem for the second straight year. On Sunday he prevailed in four sets....
20:26 2019-06-09

Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting. The defending champion was handed what looked like quite an easy draw Th...
21:26 2019-05-23

| Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semi-finals Roger Federer set up a mouthwatering French Open semi-final clash with Rafael Nadal to become the oldest men's Grand Slam semi-finalist in 28 years....
20:52 2019-06-04

Nadal and Medvedev to meet in US Open final Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will meet for the US Open championship on Sunday after winning their semifinal matches on Friday. Nadal got past Matteo Berrettini, while Medvedev beat Grigor Dimitrov....
05:39 2019-09-07

French Open glance: Nadal adds to his record with 12th title A quick look at the French Open: Rafael Nadal adds to his record with a 12th title by beating Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in a rematch of last year's final        ...
01:00 2019-06-10

FRENCH OPEN '19: Nadal eyes 12th; Djokovic, Federer 2nd each The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at the 2019 French Open, including top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champ Roger Federer        ...
20:13 2019-05-22

Nadal and Djokovic head French Open cast as Federer returns For the first time in four years the big three in men's tennis will all be present at the French Open, all striving to etch another remarkable storyline in the red Parisian dirt....
23:13 2019-05-24

Dominic Thiem Ends Novak Djokovic’s Run of Major Titles In a semifinal that lasted four hours over two days, Thiem defeated Djokovic, who had won the last three Grand Slam events. Thiem will play Rafael Nadal in the final....
19:39 2019-06-08

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer reach French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
19:52 2019-06-02

Nadal reigns supreme to lift historic 12th French Open title "Rafael Nadal secured his 18th Grand Slam title, and 12th at Roland-Garros with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final of the French Open on Sunday."...
03:39 2019-06-10

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
23:26 2019-05-22

'Nadal is number one favourite without a doubt', admits Djokovic ahead of French Open "World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week\u0027s Italian Open final."...
10:39 2019-05-22

Men's round-up: Thiem battles through to third round at French Open "Austrian Dominic Thiem overcame a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over defiant Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday."...
14:39 2019-05-30

Dominic Thiem says Serena Williams has 'bad personality' after press conference interruption Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem blasted Serena Williams as having “a bad personality” over the weekend after being booted out of his press conference to make room for the American following her loss at the French Open....
19:39 2019-06-03

Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams miffed after press conference confusion Serena Williams’ third-round loss at the French Open also had a big impact on Dominic Thiem. The Austrian, fresh off a Round of 32 win, had his post-match press conference cut short after Williams made her earliest Grand Slam exit in five years at Roland Garos in a loss to Sofia Kenin. Thiem w...
16:39 2019-06-03

Dominic Thiem adds doubles joke to Serena Williams feud Dominic Thiem wants to put his dispute with Serena Williams behind them, and he’s got just the way to do it. On Tuesday, Thiem jokingly offered to play mixed doubles with Williams at Wimbledon or the US Open. At Roland Garros last week, Thiem criticized Williams after being asked to move his p...
22:00 2019-06-11

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open championship       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

French Open: Advantage Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal ahead of 39th clash There were not many happy faces around Roland Garros on Wednesday as torrential rain wiped out the whole day's play on the two main show courts, but Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had reason to smile....
01:39 2019-06-07

Nadal aims for 19th major title vs Medvedev in US Open final Rafael Nadal tries to win a 19th Grand Slam singles title and Daniil Medvedev gets a chance for his first        ...
17:00 2019-09-08

Federer vs Nadal live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Having played out arguably the greatest tennis match of all time at Wimbledon during their final clash in 2008, its not a great stretch to predict that today's showdown between the two veterans will likely be the game of the tournament - and certainly the most anticipated. You can watch all the...
18:00 2019-07-12

US Open 2019: Osaka, Nadal, Halep and Edmund in action on day two – live! Live updates from the second day at Flushing MeadowsSerena Williams wins 19th straight over Maria SharapovaFeel free to email Nick or tweet @NickAmes82 4.21pm BST Rublev holds his serve to deuce and has control of the first set here – he leads 2-0. 4.20pm BST Greg emails: “What price a Williams-Osa...
17:39 2019-08-27

US Open 2019: Nadal defeats Chung, Wozniacki beaten by Andreescu – live! Updates from Saturday’s play at Flushing MeadowsKonta finds top gear to cruise into fourth roundAnd you can email Will 9.36pm BST In other news ... Medvedev was fined £4,100 ($5,000) for unsportsmanlike conduct and £3,300 ($4,000) for a visible obscenity after his win over Feliciano Lopez. Here’s t...
22:52 2019-08-31

Grinding Barty through to French Open final Sometimes, tennis is just about grinding through the bad moments and Ashleigh Barty did just that on Friday when she weathered tough conditions and a fierce opponent to reach the French Open final....
18:39 2019-06-07

French Open 2019: day one – live! Roger Federer in action on first day in ParisMen’s form guide | Women’s form guideEmail Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 10.10am BST Bonjour mes amis. Pour aller à la gare? Je suis fils unique et de toute façon j’aime la spéléologie. We’ve got a pretty decent day in store for us here. The biggest match...
11:26 2019-05-26

The Latest: Barty takes 1st set of French Open final 6-1 Ash Barty wins 1st set of the women's final at French Open against Marketa Vondrousova by score of 6-1        ...
17:52 2019-06-08

French Open women’s final: A breakthrough win awaits Ashleigh Barty is aiming to become the first Australian woman to win the French Open since 1973; Marketa Vondrousova would be the first teenage winner since 1997....
16:13 2019-06-08

Draw opening up for Stephens to reach French Open final Sloane Stephens has no other Grand Slam winners _ or even finalists _ left in her side of the French Open draw after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3        ...
10:00 2019-06-03

Ash Barty's return to tennis brings her to French Open final Ashleigh Barty was once a teen prodigy. After burning out, quitting and coming back, she's now the women's favorite at Roland Garros. She has one hurdle left, against Marketa Vondrousova, in Saturday's final....
09:26 2019-06-08

Konta impresses as she cruises into first French Open quarter-final "Johanna Konta produced a display full of authority and confidence as she beat Donna Vekic in straight sets to reach her first French Open quarter-final."...
14:39 2019-06-02

Barty ends Anisimova's run to reach French Open final Australian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old's barnstorming run at the French Open and reach the final with a rollercoaster 6-7(4) 6-3 6-3 victory on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-07

Teenager Vondrousova beats Konta to reach French Open final Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova became the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam final for 10 years as she beat Johanna Konta 7-5 7-6(2) at the French Open on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-07

Marketa Vondrousova to face Ashleigh Barty in French Open final Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova will face Ashleigh Barty in Saturday's French Open final with a maiden grand slam title on the line for either player....
22:39 2019-06-07

Konta’s French Open dream comes to an end with semi-final defeat to Vondrousova "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday with defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets."...
14:00 2019-06-07

Ashleigh Barty books French Open final place with win over Anisimova Australian sets up final against Markéta VondroušováRollercoaster of a match ends with three-set winAustralian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old’s barnstorming run at the French Open and reach the final with a rollercoaster 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 vict...
16:00 2019-06-07

Teenager Vondrousova outwits Konta to reach French Open final Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova became the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam final for 10 years as she outsmarted Johanna Konta 7-5 7-6(2) at the French Open on Friday....
18:39 2019-06-07

Djokovic reaches 10th successive French Open quarter-final Top seed Novak Djokovic's untroubled progress continued at the French Open as he chalked up a fourth successive straight-sets victory on Monday, this time outclassing Jan-Lennard Struff to reach the quarter-finals....
18:39 2019-06-03

Barty reaches French Open final after nerve-ridden thriller "Ash Barty reached her first Grand Slam final after ending American 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova’s run in a nerve-ridden semi-final at Roland Garros."...
14:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Czech teen Vondrousova reaches French Open final The latest at the French Open: Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova beats Johanna Konta 7-5, 7-6 (2) to reach final        ...
13:26 2019-06-07

The Latest: French Open women's final could be pushed back The Latest at the French Open: Tournament director Guy Forget says it is possible that the women's singles final at Roland Garros could be delayed a day because of the rain that has jumbled the schedule        ...
01:13 2019-06-06

French Open 2019: Zverev and Del Potro in action on day three – live! Updates from the first-round action at Roland Garros‘Mother, champion’: Serena makes sartorial statementGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.11am BST Cameron Norrie is all over the place, dropping his serve straight away at the start of set three. Elliot Benchetrit should have this ...
12:26 2019-05-28

French Open 2019, day six: Pliskova takes on Martic – live! Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Johanna Konta in actionKonta faces meeting of minds against KusmovaFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.57am BST Petra Martic lets her level dip at the moment. Karolina Pliskova breaks straight back. Martic leads 6-3, 2-1. 10.54am BST Petra Martic is l...
12:13 2019-05-31

Barty's parents to miss French Open final despite late Paris dash "While millions of their compatriots will stay up late into the night to watch Ash Barty try and win the French Open on Saturday, Ashleigh Barty\u0027s parents will be stranded just a couple of hundred miles away from Roland Garros."...
11:52 2019-06-08

Amanda Anisimova shocks Halep to reach French Open semi-final • Anisimova stuns defending champion in straight sets 6-2, 6-4• Seventeen-year-old will meet Barty for a place in the finalThe defending champion, Simona Halep, is out of the French Open, beaten soundly in straight sets on Thursday by Amanda Anisimova, at 17 the youngest Roland Garros semi-finalist ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Johanna Konta errors hand French Open semi-final to Vondroušová • British No 1 knocked out in straight sets, 7-5, 7-6 (2)• Konta squandered three points at 5-3 to take first setJohanna Konta failed to give the record books one more nudge here on Friday, twice blowing a 5-3 lead against the most talented teenager in tennis, Markéta Vondroušová, who held her compo...
16:00 2019-06-07

Thiem defeats Djokovic in five to set up Nadal clash "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets on Saturday 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
16:39 2019-06-08

Nadal may be the ‘King of Clay’ but Thiem is more than a prince "Rafael Nadal lifted a record-extending 12th French Open title, but Dominic Thiem is primed for clay court success and he has what it takes to dominate at Roland Garros in the future writes Charles Perrin."...
03:39 2019-06-10

US Open 2019: final round - live! All the action from the 119th US Open at Pebble BeachOfficial leader boardSend an email to Scott if you so desire 7.23pm BST The first man out today makes it back to the clubhouse. It’s the 17-year-old US amateur Michael Thorbjornsen, who has recovered from yesterday’s experience-banking 84 by posti...
20:39 2019-06-16

French Open 2019: Osaka v Nara, plus Edmund in action on day five – live! Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep in actionNadal shows title credentials in win over MadenGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet him here 11.22am BST Victoria Azarenka is closing in on victory. Having saved those break points, there’s a feeling of inevitably about what happens next. She carves out a break...
12:39 2019-05-30

French Open 2019, day two: Konta wins, Wozniacki crashes out – live! Get all the latest updates from Roland GarrosKonta breaks French Open hoodoo with first-round victoryFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 12.30pm BST Rafael Nadal is on court! He’s up against the German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann, the world No180, on Philippe Chatrier. Could be a tough a...
13:52 2019-05-27

French Open 2019: Kenin v Barty, Siniakova v Keys and more – live! Keep up with all the action from Roland GarrosKonta reaches last eight | Federer and Nadal on courseEmail jacob.steinberg@theguardian.com | Tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.19am BST Madison Keys is already bashing the ball about. She leads 3-1 against Katerina Siniakova. 10.14am BST A fast start from Ashlei...
11:26 2019-06-03

French Open 2019 live updates - Day Three, Del Potro, Zverev, Norrie "Follow live updates from the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros. On day three, the likes of Cameron Norrie, Alexander Zverev, Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka are all in action."...
15:13 2019-05-28

French Open 2019 live updates - Day Three, Dan Evans v Fernando Verdasco "Follow live updates from the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros. On day three, the likes of Dan Evans, Cameron Norrie, Alexander Zverev, Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka are all in action."...
16:26 2019-05-28

French Open quarter-finals: Halep v Anisimova, Keys v Barty – live! Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem in action laterKonta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets titleAnd email Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.44pm BST Preparatory reading Related: Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal Related: Johanna Konta blitzes...
14:00 2019-06-05

Rafael Nadal is at his pinnacle and soon may be the greatest Eighteen times before he had won Grand Slam tournaments, but this might have been Rafael Nadal’s finest moment. For in the crucible that became a cauldron when the Spaniard’s Sunday stroll through Flushing Meadows Corona Park became a street fight against a courageous and engaging Daniil Medvedev, N...
11:39 2019-09-09

The Endless Intensity of Rafael Nadal The laser-eyed focus that Nadal has displayed since he joined the professional ranks is starkly evident even on a practice court, even on an off day....
23:13 2019-09-04

Rafael Nadal Is Tennis Jail “If you want to do or achieve something on the clay, inevitably, at some stage, you will go through Rafa,” Roger Federer said after his French Open quarterfinal, “because he’s that strong, and he will be there.”...
21:00 2019-06-07

French Open: rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's semi-final away from main court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a grand slam semi-final will not be on the grand stage normally reserved for a last-four match at Roland Garros, after rain delays pushed the schedule back...
09:52 2019-06-07

Medvedev stuns Thiem, Nadal survives scare in Montreal Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov crushed second seed Dominic Thiem and third seed Alexander Zverev respectively to set up an all-Russian semi-final at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Friday....
09:52 2019-08-10

Women's British Open 2019: final round – live! Updates as the year’s final major is decided at WoburnShibuno leads on major debut as Ko targets hat-trickOfficial live leaderboardGet in touch! Email Scott with your thoughts 1.56pm BST Nelly Korda is mooching along nicely. Birdies at 1 and now 6. She’s -7, and making hay while the sun shines, beca...
15:13 2019-08-04

US Open 2019: Osaka v Blinkova in final set, Edmund and more – live! Live updates from the second day at Flushing MeadowsSerena Williams wins 19th straight over Maria SharapovaFeel free to email Rob 7.07pm BST Blinkova wins the second set tie break to level the match against Osaka. It’s first blood to the Russian in the tie break. She earns a mini-break then produces...
20:26 2019-08-27

2019 Women's US Open golf: final round – live! Hole-by-hole coverage of the action at CharlestonOfficial live USGA leaderboardAny comments? Feel free to email Scott Murray 5.28pm BST Welcome to our live coverage of the second major of the year: the US Women’s Open at the Country Club of Charleston in South Carolina. Sit tight, because this promi...
20:00 2019-06-02

French Open live stream: how to watch 2019 Roland-Garros tennis online from anywhere So far, so good for most of the favorites at the 2019 French Open tennis at Roland-Garros. So far, the seeds have generally been safe and you can enjoy every swipe, swing and smash using a 2019 French Open live stream from anywhere you are, using this very guide. Reigning men's champion Rafael ...
13:00 2019-05-29

French Open 2019: Djokovic and Osaka in action, Zverev wins five-setter – live! Simona Halep beats Lesia Tsurenko 6-2, 6-1Federer catches fire, Nadal survives stutterFeel free to email Alex or tweet @A_Hess 2.27pm BST Caruso is increasingly wearing a look of pained exhaustion in his match against Djokovic. Not a bead of sweat on him, the Serb swats a backhand out of his opponen...
15:39 2019-06-01

French Open quarter-finals: Konta blitzes Stephens in straight sets – live! Updates from Roland Garros, play starts at 1pm (BST)Konta profits from coach’s powers of persuasionGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 2.47pm BST Wawrinka roars to a 40-0 lead but Federer doesn’t stop fighting and battles back to deuce. Stan drops a backhand on the line to earn another...
15:52 2019-06-04

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
07:13 2019-06-07

Watch: Rafael Nadal needs four sets in third round win Rafael Nadal had a rare losing set in his toughest match so far at the 2019 French Open, but still slipped by David Goffin to reach the fourth round on Friday in Paris....
22:13 2019-05-31

Thiem labels Nadal 'best clay court player of all-time' – video Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem share their immediate reactions following the 2019 French Open final. Thiem pushed Nadal hard for two sets, but ultimately the Spaniard was too strong, claiming his 12th French Open title in four sets. Despite an injury-riddled lead up, Nadal proved he is almost unbeat...
06:00 2019-06-10

Bianca Andreescu v Elise Mertens: US Open quarter-final – live! Andreescu faces Mertens and Nadal meets Schwartzman in last eightWilliams has title in reach but Svitolina will apply pressure testTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 11.32pm BST Hello and welcome to Arthur Ashe Stadium for tonight’s US Open quarter-final doubleheader. We’ve got a pair of deli...
00:52 2019-09-05

Serena Williams v Bianca Andreescu: US Open women's final – live! Game-by game updates from the final at Flushing MeadowKevin Mitchell: Serena returns to scene of 2018 meltdownGet in touch! Email Bryan or tweet @bryanagraham 9.57pm BST First set: *Williams 3-5 Andreescu (*denotes next server)Andreescu opens this crucial eighth game with her third of the day, a 109...
23:13 2019-09-07

US Open men's semi-final: Daniil Medvedev v Grigor Dimitrov – live! Live updates on the first semi-final before Nadal plays BerrettiniDimitrov’s resurgence to be tested by fast-rising MedvedevWilliams out to overcome 2018 US Open final meltdownEmail Katy with any musings or tweet @KatyMurrells 10.16pm BST First-set tie-break: *Medvedev 4-2 Dimitrov (*denotes next se...
23:26 2019-09-06

French Open live stream: how to watch semi-finals at Roland-Garros 2019 online from anywhere Well you can thank France's foul weather for what should be a fantastic day of tennis at Roland-Garros today. All four singles semi-finals have been contracted in to one fabulous Friday, with a showdown between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer promising to be the showpiece. You can watch every sw...
12:26 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal Shows Why the Young Guard Will Have to Wait Against the 23-year-old Daniil Medvedev, Nadal again proved the logic-defying dominance of the Big Three: He, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are still at the top of the rankings....
16:26 2019-09-09

Another Wimbledon Showdown for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal The longtime rivals, who will meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played three times at the All England Club. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
07:26 2019-07-12

Rafael Nadal laments another missed opportunity to win Wimbledon For the second year in a row, Rafael Nadal came up just shy of making the Wimbledon final, losing out on another chance to win a Grand Slam not played on clay....
05:13 2019-07-13

The Latest: Rafael Nadal clinches berth at ATP Finals Rafael Nadal's run to the Wimbledon semifinals has allowed him to qualify for the ATP Finals for a record 15th consecutive year        ...
15:26 2019-07-11

"Big Three" Era Quickly Coming To An End, Rafael Nadal Warns Fans Together with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal has been part of a historic trio whose members own 54 of the past 65 Grand Slam men's singles titles....
22:52 2019-09-07

Teenager Amanda Anisimova stuns Simona Halep in straight sets to reach French Open semi-final Amanda Anisimova has pulled off one of the biggest shocks in French Open history, beating defending champion Simona Halep in straight sets to reach the semi-finals....
01:39 2019-06-07

What's it like to play Nadal at French Open? 'Rough' What's it like to play Rafael Nadal at French Open? 'It's rough,' says Yannick Hanfmann of Germany        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

US Open 2019: Elina Svitolina v Johanna Konta, quarter-final – live! Rolling updates of the last eight at Flushing MeadowsCaira Conner: it’s 2019. Tennis doesn’t need a bad boyBencic reserves her best again for Osaka at US OpenAnd you can email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 6.43pm BST Second set: Konta 4-6, 3-5 Svitolina* Sometimes it’s like every fourth Konta shot i...
19:52 2019-09-03

Serena Williams v Elina Svitolina: US Open women's semi-final – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportNadal flexes muscles to remain on course for fourth title 11.21pm BST Good evening all. Will we see another Serena Williams rout? Another Serena Williams meltdown? 4.33pm BST Beau will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s Tumaini Carayol on tonigh...
00:39 2019-09-06

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on collision course at Wimbledon • Federer beats Lucas Pouille 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in third round• Nadal thrashes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2It has been 11 long years since Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played each other at Wimbledon in perhaps the greatest match in the Championship’s history. Whisper it softly but they appear ...
21:13 2019-07-06

Defending champ Rafael Nadal wins Rogers Cup opener Top-seeded Rafael Nadal opened his Rogers Cup title defense Wednesday, beating England's Daniel Evans 7-6 (6), 6-4 in a second-round match delayed by rain three times....
15:00 2019-08-08

Roger Federer knows all too well all clay roads lead to Rafael Nadal With the media-billed "Swiss Open" behind him after a four-set win against fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka, Federer now turns to Nadal, the King of Clay....
22:39 2019-06-04

Rafael Nadal Owns Roger Federer at Roland Garros The longtime rivals, who meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played five other times at the French Open. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
07:13 2019-06-07

Opinion: Rafael Nadal humble matador once more, finds way to win when all is going wrong This US Open men's final reminds us how special Rafael Nadal is - from the way he plays and comports himself, match after match, year after year.       ...
10:00 2019-09-09

Rafael Nadal sweeps Yannick Maden aside and shows why he is favourite • Spaniard defeats German 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in Paris• Roger Federer continues comeback on clayIt usually takes only a couple of matches for Rafael Nadal to remind everyone why he is always favourite to win here – not just the titles, which he has won an extraordinary 11 times, but points, games, sets an...
22:26 2019-05-29

Will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal serve up another Wimbledon epic? Echoes of 2008 will reverberate around Wimbledon on Friday, when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal step out on Centre Court for a repeat of what many regard as the greatest tennis match of all time....
17:52 2019-07-12

Rafael Nadal riled by Nick Kyrgios but sees him off despite underarm ace • Spaniard wins 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 after weeks-long war of words• Australian aims shot straight at opponent and does not apologiseNick Kyrgios discovered on Thursday evening that you provoke a champion at your peril as Rafael Nadal husbanded his controlled fury over four engrossing sets to grind dow...
22:39 2019-07-04

Rafael Nadal Rallies To Beat Fabio Fognini In Montreal Rafael Nadal, who won his fourth title in Canada a year ago, needed almost two hours on Friday to overcome the Italian veteran who shocked him on clay at Monte Carlo in April....
09:52 2019-08-10

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallies to reach Rogers Cup semis Top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied to reach the Rogers Cup semifinals, beating No. 7 Fabio Fognini of Italy 2-6, 6-1, 6-2        ...
10:13 2019-08-10

For Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Rome Offered Something Novel: A Bagel In the 54th match between fierce rivals, the Italian Open final offered the first scoreless set by either player. Nadal hung on to win his first title of 2019....
14:52 2019-05-21

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his first title of the season, winning 6-0 4-6 6-1 after more than two hours of intense battle....
18:00 2019-05-21

Sumit Nagal, Who Is Not Rafael Nadal, Gave Roger Federer A Brief Scare Roger Federer, a 38-year-old father of four, sometimes has the stubble to match. “I played a little bit like my beard today,” he said after his first-round U.S. Open match. “Rusty.” The beneficiary of that rust was Sumit Nagal, an Indian qualifier ranked No. 190 in the world, who stole the first set...
20:00 2019-08-27

Daniil Medvedev Nearly Ushered In The Future, But Rafael Nadal Shut The Door Daniil Medvedev’s run at the U.S. Open, the most absorbing of any men’s non-winner in recent memory, could have ended earlier—well before his final Sunday against Rafael Nadal had a chance to transform from old hat to modern classic. As late as the third set, the 23-year-old Russian was straight-up ...
20:52 2019-09-09

Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal Were Obscene And Hilarious As Coaches At The Laver Cup The Laver Cup, which took place this past weekend in Geneva, is the most entertaining exhibition format tennis has devised to date. The semi-scripted feel hits the spot, and by recasting the tour’s most famous rivals as allies, there’s an element of fan service. You get to watch 39 majors’ worth of ...
02:39 2019-09-24

Roger Federer brings up Wimbledon century with Rafael Nadal next in line • Four-set win over Kei Nishikori was his 100th at Wimbledon• Federer seeks 16th win over Nadal in 40 matches on FridayIf Roger Federer is to win Wimbledon for the ninth time he might have to reach deeper into his past than he did in beating Kei Nishikori over four sets in the quarter-finals on Wedn...
22:13 2019-07-10

Roger Federer looks to defy daunting odds against old rival Rafael Nadal The Spaniard still looks unbeatable on the red clay of Paris but the 38-year-old Swiss believes he can end his runNobody in the history of athletic endeavour has dominated a single geographical space the way Rafael Nadal has ruled the 2,106 sq ft of clay marking the boundaries of his work on Court P...
23:26 2019-06-06

Watch: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal advance to Wimbledon semifinal Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will battle for a spot in the 2019 Wimbledon men's final after winning their respective quarterfinal matchups Wednesday in London....
15:26 2019-07-11

Rafael Nadal Played Some Heroic Points Before Roger Federer Wrapped It Up The match was glowing white-hot for hours, but in the fourth set, the Wimbledon semifinal between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began to cool off. Federer got an early break to go up 2-1, and a sense of the inevitable washed over the lawn as both players traded holds, Nadal’s traction on the match ...
01:39 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal won’t let Grand Slam chase of Roger Federer define him Rafael Nadal will be able to sleep at night even if he does not set the record for most Grand Slam titles. But the Spanish Bull will sleep better if he does retire with that honor. It’s a genuine possibility now, especially if Nadal knocks off the young but dangerous Russian rocket, fifth-seeded Dan...
14:26 2019-09-08

Rafael Nadal Stays At Number Two As Novak Djokovic Rules Rankings Stefanos Tsitsipas, who entered the top five for the first time last week, drops two places and is leapfrogged by Kei Nishikori and Alexander Zverev....
02:26 2019-08-13

Nick Kyrgios Executes Perfect Underarm Serve Against Rafael Nadal The second round of Wimbledon offered Nick Kyrgios the opportunity to do what he loves best, which is to try to beat Rafael Nadal. Though he failed in that quest, falling in four sets in yesterday’s match, Kyrgios was able to realize his other great love, which is to try to annoy Rafael Nadal. No mo...
18:13 2019-07-05

US Open 2019 live stream: how to watch Pebble Beach final round golf online from anywhere We just don't know which way the 2019 US Open is going to turn next. Gary Woodland tops the leaderboard going in to Round 4, but there are some of golf's biggest names and best players chasing hard. Make sure you can watch all the action as we tell you how to get a US Open live stream from...
04:13 2019-06-17

Nick Kyrgios rips Rafael Nadal’s slowdown tactics during Wimbledon loss WIMBLEDON, England — Nick Kyrgios did just about everything against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, except win. The Australian hit some underhand serves, including one that landed in for an ace. He tried a few ‘tweeners. And he even ran in early on a serve from Nadal, and argued loudly with the cha...
22:13 2019-07-04

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Made Joint Decision To Re-Enter ATP Politics Controversy has arisen over the past months concerning various issues, with ATP Council president Novak Djokovic often on the opposite side of discussions from Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer....
06:00 2019-08-09

Rafael Nadal ‘excited’ for long-overdue Wimbledon rematch with Roger Federer • No 3 seed defeats American Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-2, 6-2• Friday’s match will be first between pair at SW19 since 2008 finalEleven years since Rafael Nadal’s victory against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in what is widely accepted to be the greatest match in history, the pair will renew rivalries again a...
23:52 2019-07-10

Novak Djokovic: Fight with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be world No1 drives us on Novak Djokovic says the competition between himself, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the best in the world is driving their dominance of men's tennis....
14:39 2019-07-09

Wimbledon: How to watch Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal semifinal, betting odds Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet for the 30th time in a Wimbledon semifinal matchup Friday in London. Here is how to watch and the latest betting odds for the matchup....
22:01 2019-07-11

Rafael Nadal: Can Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer? No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question was fired towards him....
16:13 2019-06-10

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal rejoin ATP players’ council in surprise twist • Chief executive Chris Kermode’s contract expires at end of year• Novak Djokovic rumoured to want Mark Leschly as replacementRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have rejoined the ATP players’ council, an intriguing twist to the power struggle at the top of the men’s game.The unexpected development, conf...
21:26 2019-08-08

Nick Kyrgios says he deliberately tried to hit Rafael Nadal with ball at Wimbledon, won't apologize Nick Kyrgios admitted to attempting to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball during their Wimbledon match and said he won't be saying sorry to him.       ...
16:13 2019-07-05

Rafael Nadal overcomes jitters to set up mouth-watering Nick Kyrgios clash • Nadal wins against Yuichi Sugita in straight sets• Roger Federer beats South Africa’s Lloyd Harris in four setsAfter the tremor that ripped through Wimbledon on day one, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal survived early scares when they stepped on to the grass for the first time on Tuesday, but it is ...
21:13 2019-07-02

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Threaten Novak Djokovic Bid For Historic Slam Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 20 and 17 career Grand Slam titles each respectively, are ahead of 15-time major winner Novak Djokovic in total hauls....
06:39 2019-05-25

Serena Williams vs Bianca Andreescu live stream: how to watch US Open women's final 2019 online So here she is again - Serena Williams is back in the Arthur Ashe Stadium for her tenth(!) US Open women's final. And that means she's only two sets away from finally equalling Margaret Court’s record of tennis Grand Slam singles titles. Canadian Bianca Andreescu is the player to be...
01:39 2019-09-08

Analysis: Novak Djokovic looks like he could catch Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal in Grand Slams Federer owns the men's record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles, Nadal has 18, Djokovic 16. The chase is really and truly on now.       ...
23:52 2019-07-15

Wimbledon 2019: draw sets up potential Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal semi • Nadal and Federer drawn in opposite half to top seed Djokovic• Djokovic begins defence of his title against KohlschreiberRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal could meet in the semi-finals of Wimbledon after both were drawn in the same half. Nadal was unhappy about being seeded below Federer in a reversa...
15:26 2019-06-28

Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell The 37-year-old’s knees may not be up to Rafael Nadal’s ploy of taking Friday’s Wimbledon semi-final to five gruelling setsRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have not met at Wimbledon since 2008, when the Spaniard prevailed in a five-set final stretched over four hours and 48 minutes of almost unbearabl...
18:00 2019-07-11

Rafael Nadal brushes off Nick Kyrgios challenge in epic encounter to reach Wimbledon third round When the draw pitted Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios together in the third round of Wimbledon, there was a buzz of anticipation from fans, journalists and pundits alike....
00:26 2019-07-05

Rafael Nadal dismantles Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets to reach Wimbledon fourth round Rafael Nadal drew level with Bjorn Borg with his 51st victory at Wimbledon, beating two-time semifinalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in the third round....
17:52 2019-07-06

Rafael Nadal moves step closer to closing down Roger Federer's grand slam record Rafael Nadal took a "step forward" in his pursuit of Roger Federer's grand slam record as he advanced to the semifinals of the US Open. The Spaniard beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4 7-5 6-2 Wednesday as he chases a 19th grand slam title....
23:52 2019-09-05

Rafael Nadal wary of in-form Daniil Medvedev in race for ultimate prize | Kevin Mitchell Victory in the US Open final would put the Spaniard just one major title behind his great rival Roger FedererNot for the first time, John McEnroe stirred the game into debate when he asserted that Roger Federer may finish his career with fewer grand slam titles than Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. ...
21:00 2019-09-07

ATP roundup: Thiem into final at Kitzbuhel Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria battled through a lengthy second set to down seventh-seeded Lorenzo Sonego of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Friday, clinching a spot in the Generali Open men's final in front of his home fans in Kitzbuhel, Austria....
05:39 2019-08-03

'Stand tall, you are closing in' - Tennis world reacts to Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam triumph "Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam champion - one less than his arch rival Roger Federer\u0027s all-time best haul of 20 - at the US Open on Sunday."...
12:26 2019-09-09

Djokovic, Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final follows PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal. They are slated to open Saturday’s schedule in Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros. Thiem was ahead 6-2, 3-6, 3-1 when play wa...
11:39 2019-06-08

Thiem team told 'no chance' of Monday final As if facing 11-times champion Rafa Nadal in a French Open final was not daunting enough, Austria’s Dominic Thiem will need to do so after less than 24 hours rest....
00:39 2019-06-09

Djokovic sets up Thiem semi-final after outclassing Zverev "Top seed Novak Djokovic wiped the floor with Alexander Zverev 7-5 6-2 6-2 on Philippe Chatrier to secure a French Open semi-final with Dominic Thiem."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Djokovic, Thiem resume semifinal, women's final follows Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal        ...
13:13 2019-06-08

Razor-sharp Thiem subdues Khachanov to reach semi-final Dominic Thiem produced a claycourt masterclass to overwhelm Russian Karen Khachanov 6-2 6-4 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the French Open for the fourth year in succession on Thursday....
18:39 2019-06-06

Osaka, Nadal, Coco open campaigns on day two of U.S. Open World number one Naomi Osaka begins her U.S. Open title defense on day two of the championships on Tuesday but there is likely to be as much interest in Cori "Coco" Gauff's main draw debut at Flushing Meadows....
08:00 2019-08-27

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there were no signs on day two of the championships that...
20:00 2019-05-27

Rafael Nadal says he is taking clay slump 'naturally' Rafael Nadal is enduring an unusual slump on clay but says he is not too concerned with the streak of disappointing results on his favorite surface        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Opinion: Roger Federer universally beloved — in part — because of Rafael Nadal rivalry The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry has, in almost every way, shaped how fans around the world have felt about men’s tennis since 2005.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Federer loses to Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals Roger Federer wastes two match points, loses in three sets to Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Fabulous Fabbiano stuns Thiem in U.S. Open first round Dominic Thiem’s latest bid for Grand Slam glory came to an abrupt end at the U.S. Open on Tuesday when he fell to unseeded Thomas Fabbiano 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-2 in a shock first-round exit, the biggest upset of the men's competition so far....
03:13 2019-08-28

US Open 2019: Gauff through, Edmund and Thiem out – as it happened Coco Gauff stormed back from a set down to beat Anastasia Potapova while a series of men’s seeds crashed out on day two at Flushing Meadows 12.45am BST That’s all for our day session coverage. Thanks as always for following along and be sure to check back for full reports off tonight’s night session...
02:52 2019-08-28

Nick Kyrgios admits trying to hit Rafael Nadal 'square in the chest' with ball during fiery Wimbledon clash Nick Kyrgios has caused controversy at Wimbledon after admitting to deliberately trying to hit opponent Rafael Nadal with the ball during his second-round loss on Thursday....
00:26 2019-07-05

Edmund, Thiem and ailing Tsitsipas fall in US Open first round "The seeds tumbled on the men\u0027s side of the US Open draw as fourth seed Dominic Thiem, 30th seed and British number one Kyle Edmund, and eighth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas all crashed out in the first round."...
23:39 2019-08-27

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
18:26 2019-06-06

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova out of US Open with bad wrist French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova, who was ranked No. 17 in the U.S. Open, pulls out because of an injured left wrist        ...
02:00 2019-08-24

Nadal: 'I played a great final' "Reactions from tournament top seed Rafa Nadal after he won his fifth Rogers Cup title on Sunday with an easy 70 minute dismissal of Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-3 6-0."...
13:52 2019-08-12

The one key that could lead us to another Nadal-Djokovic final in Paris You can't win a Grand Slam title in the first week, but you can certainly lose it. Which is why Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be focused on one thing early on at the French Open: Conserving energy....
03:13 2019-05-29

Nadal, Medvedev advance to Rogers Cup final Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain advanced to the Rogers Cup final when Gael Monfils of France withdrew before their semifinal       ...
03:52 2019-08-11

Federer prevails over Nadal, gets Djokovic in final Roger Federer will play for a record ninth Wimbledon title after beating rival Rafael Nadal in a four-set thriller. He will face No. 1 seed -- and four-time champ -- Novak Djokovic in the final....
21:26 2019-07-12

Nadal topples Querrey to set up Federer semi-final There was no stopping Rafael Nadal on Wednesday as he soaked up 22 thunderbolt aces to flatten Sam Querrey 7-5 6-2 6-2 to set up the Wimbledon semi-final the whole sporting world had been waiting to see -- a showdown with great rival Roger Federer....
20:39 2019-07-10

Nadal expects Federer onslaught in semi-final Rafael Nadal is braced for an all-out assault from Roger Federer when the two great rivals meet at Roland Garros for the first time in eight years in Friday's French Open semi-final....
01:52 2019-06-07

Federer sets up Nadal semi-final after win over Wawrinka "Roger Federer completed a rousing 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-4 win over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka to set up a French Open semi-final with 11-times champion Rafael Nadal."...
19:13 2019-06-04

Federer downs Nadal to reach 12th Wimbledon final "Roger Federer was at his brilliant best as he downed rival Rafael Nadal 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 to reach his 12th Wimbledon final when he will meet Novak Djokovic."...
01:52 2019-07-13

Nadal demolishes Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Federer Rafael Nadal continued his march towards a record-extending 12th French Open title by steamrolling a sorry Kei Nishikori 6-1 6-1 6-3 to book his place in the semi-finals on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-06-05

Vintage Federer holds off Nadal to reach Wimbledon final Even for the two players vying for the title of GOAT (Greatest of All Time) it was perhaps greedy to expect them to produce a blockbuster to compare with their previous duel at Wimbledon....
00:26 2019-07-13

Osaka, Nadal headline Day Eight at U.S. Open Defending champion Naomi Osaka will seek a spot in the U.S. Open quarter-finals when she returns to the court on Monday while second seed Rafa Nadal faces former winner Marin Cilic in last 16 action....
14:00 2019-09-02

Nadal gets walkover into U.S. Open third round Three-times champion Rafa Nadal got a walkover into the third round of the U.S. Open after Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis withdrew from their evening match on Thursday....
11:26 2019-08-30

The Latest: Federer tops Nadal, reaches 12th Wimbledon final Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court        ...
05:13 2019-07-13

Monfils wins tough quarter-final to set up Nadal clash but may pull out "Frenchman Gael Monfils overwhelmed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in a third set tiebreak to set up a semi-final meeting with top seed Rafa Nadal at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Saturday."...
15:39 2019-08-11

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
16:13 2019-07-13

| Nadal reigns in clash of former US Open champs Rafael Nadal ramped up his quest for a fourth US Open title with an impressive win over Marin Cilic to advance to the quarter-finals while Alexander Zverev crashed out....
07:00 2019-09-03

Nadal sends Millman to US Open exit "Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday."...
19:39 2019-08-28

Nadal sends Millman to U.S. Open exit Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-08-28

Nadal fit and ready for hardcourt challenge at U.S. Open Rafa Nadal was forced out of the U.S. Open last year in the semi-finals with a knee injury but the in-form Spaniard on Friday declared himself fit and ready for the punishing hardcourts at Flushing Meadows....
00:00 2019-08-24

Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown 11 years after last Wimbledon meeting "Rafael Nadal ended an 11-year wait for a fourth Wimbledon showdown with Roger Federer after brushing Sam Querrey aside in the quarter-finals on Wednesday."...
21:52 2019-07-10

Federer vs. Nadal at Wimbledon brings back memories of epic 2008 final Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to meet at Wimbledon for the first time since their famed 2008 final, which was arguably the greatest match ever played....
22:13 2019-07-10

Wimbledon 2019 Semis: Federer Beats Nadal To Reach His 12th Final Wimbledon 2019 Semi Final Highlights: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic vs Roberto Bautista Agut Tennis Score; Semifinal Final Match: Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic after he......
23:13 2019-07-12

| Clay fiend Nadal finds unlikely second home at US Open Unlike at his Roland Garros, success did not arrive overnight for Rafael Nadal at the US Open, where he surged to within a title of Roger Federer's record....
14:52 2019-09-09

Nadal edges Medvedev at US Open for 19th major Rafael Nadal won his 19th career Grand Slam on Sunday, which moved him to within just one of Roger Federer for the most wins in a major by a male player....
15:39 2019-09-09

It’s still Federer-Nadal-Djokovic versus the field in US Open Andy Roddick says he “wonders” sometimes if he retired too soon seven years ago at age 30. After all, he’s seen the “Big 3’’ continue their excellence well into their 30s. But then Roddick returns to reality. He realizes this trio — Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal — are superhuman, even ...
06:26 2019-08-23

Path cleared for Nadal but obstacles remain at U.S. Open Only Matteo Berrettini stands between Rafa Nadal and a fifth final at Flushing Meadows where the stage has been all but cleared for the Spaniard to claim a 19th grand slam title....
14:26 2019-09-06

19 Slams: Nadal stops Medvedev comeback bid to win US Open Rafael Nadal has won his 19th Grand Slam title by edging Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller of a U.S. Open final        ...
13:13 2019-09-09

Nadal, holder Osaka continue U.S. Open bids on Day Four "All eyes will be on reigning champ Naomi Osaka on Thursday as she heads into the second round of U.S. Open, while three-times champion Rafa Nadal and newcomer Coco Gauff also return to court at Flushing Meadows."...
14:00 2019-08-29

Nadal and Williams headline party for all ages at U.S. Open There will be something for every age at the U.S. Open this weekend with golden oldies Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams looking for more U.S. Open Grand Slam glory and Daniil Medvedev and teenager Bianca Andreescu poised to usher in a new era....
14:26 2019-09-07

| Inspired Nadal has 'idol' Tiger roaring at US Open Rafael Nadal called Tiger Woods an "amazing inspiration" as the Spaniard had the golf superstar roaring with approval during a majestic US Open performance....
07:00 2019-09-03

| Nadal, Federer, Djokovic remain ones to beat at US Open While a host of young rivals hope to disrupt the dominance of the "Big Three" in men's tennis, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain the US Open favorites....
19:00 2019-08-24

Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Nadal, Gauff, Williams and more in action – live! Updates from all the fourth-round action at SW19Over-30s dominate men’s last 16 at WimbledonThe reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning riseAnd you can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.08am BST Play has started on Court 3. Elina Svitolina, the eighth seed, faces Petra Martic, the 24th. Could be ...
12:26 2019-07-08

Wimbledon 2019: Federer, Nadal and Serena Williams in day six action – live! Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.39am BST Hello. The sun’s beating down on SW19, everyone’s suffering from a Cori Gauff hangover (what a kid!) and we’ve got another packed schedule a...
12:00 2019-07-06

Nadal Reigns In Clash Of Former US Open Champs As Zverev Exits Rafael Nadal, second seed, produced some electrifying moments of brilliance to end the challenge of Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 at the US Open....
11:26 2019-09-03

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

'18 champ Osaka loses to Bencic at US Open; Nadal into QFs Naomi Osaka's 10-match U.S. Open winning streak and title defense are done after a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic; Rafael Nadal beat Marin Cilic to reach the quarterfinals        ...
10:39 2019-09-03

Tears flow after Nadal wins 'unforgettable' US Open title As Nadal fell in his chair, hands running through his hair, the entire Arthur Ashe Stadium stood to applaud the latest in a long line of achievements....
17:13 2019-09-09

U.S. Open Highlights: Berrettini Wins Marathon and a Date With Nadal Rafael Nadal is among the final four at the Open for the eighth time. Matteo Berrettini, Bianca Andreescu and Belinda Bencic reached their first Grand Slam semifinals....
08:52 2019-09-05

Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the Madrid Open with a two-set win over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

US Open Glance: Nadal-Berrettini, Medvedev-Dimitrov in semis A look at the US Open: Rafael Nadal faces Matteo Berrettini, and Daniil Medvedev meets Grigor Dimitrov in the men's semifinals        ...
08:26 2019-09-06

US Open Glance: Past champions Nadal, Cilic meet on Day 8 Two former U.S. Open men's champions meet for the second straight day as the remainder of the quarterfinal spots are filled        ...
11:13 2019-09-02

Eyeing 19th Slam title, Nadal plays Medvedev at US Open Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam championship to move within one of Roger Federer's record for men by winning the U.S. Open final against Daniil Medvedev        ...
17:00 2019-09-08

Six on-the-rise players Federer, Nadal and Djokovic won’t want to face in U.S. Open Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have won a combined 54 Grand Slams. The last time one of them didn't win a Slam? The 2016 U.S. Open.       ...
19:26 2019-08-25

Wimbledon glance: Coco, Serena, Federer, Nadal open Week 2 Looking ahead at Wimbledon: 15-year-old American Coco Gauff takes on former No. 1 Simona Halep as Week 2 gets started        ...
18:39 2019-07-07

Nadal edges Medvedev to win fourth US Open and 19th major, only one behind Federer Rafael Nadal beat first-time grand slam finalist Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller at the US Open to win his 19th major Sunday. He's now only one major behind men's leader Roger Federer....
05:39 2019-09-09

US Open Day Eight Order of Play: Naomi Osaka, Rafa Nadal headline "Defending champion Naomi Osaka will seek a spot in the US Open quarter-finals when she returns to the court on Monday while second seed Rafa Nadal faces former winner Marin Cilic in last 16 action."...
10:00 2019-09-02

US briefing: Taliban talks, Brexit turmoil and Nadal wins US Open Monday’s top story: Taliban warn of further US deaths after Trump says he cancelled peace talks. Plus, why the breakup of Big Tech is beginning at lastSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:52 2019-09-09

Nadal Keen For Federer Wimbledon Duel, Regrets No US Open Clash Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet for the 40th time on Friday in the semi-finals at Wimbledon, in what will be the pair's fourth meeting at the All England Club....
07:52 2019-07-11

Gauff Books Date With US Open Champ Osaka, Nadal Gets Walkover Coco Gauff defeated Hungarian qualifier Timea Babos 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 to become the youngest player in the last 32 at a US Open since Anna Kournikova in 1996....
08:13 2019-08-30

US looks to complete its French summer with a final win The United States is about to conclude its summer in France with an opportunity to cement its place as the best team on the international stage       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Bottas on top in final French GP practice "Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes on top in final practice for the French Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader and team mate Lewis Hamilton a close second."...
15:26 2019-06-22

US Open 2019: Nadal defeats Chung, Wozniacki beaten by Andreescu – as it happened Wozniacki knocked out by AndreescuNadal and Zverev through 11.14pm BST It was an intriguing tie-break, which saw Zverev double fault but he did fight back to move into a 4-2 lead. The German got the job done in the end but he will not forget this match in a hurry.Good night! 11.07pm BST The fourth s...
04:39 2019-09-01

US Open win shows hard-working Rafa Nadal is not finished yet | Kevin Mitchell Admirable Spaniard has always played in Roger Federer’s long shadow but he is still capable of generating his own lightRafa Nadal has never taken his talent for granted. Of the three players who have defined his era, he is the most humble. So, as he stands on the verge of surpassing Roger Federer’s ...
22:00 2019-09-09

Nadal edges out Medvedev in thriller to win 19th Grand Slam title at US Open "Rafael Nadal edged out an inspired Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller, 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 to win the US Open and secure his 19th Grand Slam title."...
12:26 2019-09-09

Motor racing: Bottas on top in final French GP practice Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes on top in final practice for the French Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader and team mate Lewis Hamilton a close second....
15:00 2019-06-22

Madrid Open: An Ascending Tsitsipas Upsets Nadal in Semis; Bertens Wins Women’s Title Stefanos Tsitsipas, 20, will face Novak Djokovic after defeating the most successful clay-court player in history. Kiki Bertens beat Simona Halep, a two-time winner in Madrid....
14:52 2019-05-21

French public are England fans now, says Phil Neville before USA semi-final • Manager claims Lionesses are ‘the French second team’• ‘USA are best in the world but we won’t change our style’Phil Neville handled his first diplomatic crisis with aplomb on Sunday, swiftly gaining the moral high ground amid revelations that two brass-necked members of the United States staff ha...
23:52 2019-06-30

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett Kontaveit....
06:13 2019-05-24

Federer waltzes into French Open last eight Roger Federer's dream return to the French Open continued as the Swiss waltzed into quarter-finals by giving Argentine Leonardo Mayer a 6-2 6-3 6-3 masterclass on Sunday....
17:13 2019-06-02

Breakthroughs Are Not Just for the Young at the French Open Jan-Lennard Struff, 29, reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time on Saturday. His next obstacle is No. 1 Novak Djokovic....
00:01 2019-06-02

Kyrgios withdraws from French Open "Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open only days after claiming the event \"sucks\" compared to Wimbledon, according to tournament organisers."...
16:26 2019-05-24

| Osaka crashes out of French Open Naomi Osaka's hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam ended when she was knocked out of the French Open in Round 3 by unheralded Katerina Siniakova....
21:01 2019-06-01

| Serena flops again, crashes out of French Open Serena Williams' bid to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was thwarted again when she was knocked out of the French Open by compatriot Sofia Kenin....
21:01 2019-06-01

Australia's Barty wins French Open Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport....
19:52 2019-06-08

What The Hell Are These Questions From The French Open Pressers? Today at the French Open, No. 7 seed Sloane Stephens lost her quarterfinal match. She went to press after, only to field this question, as noted by tennis writer Ben Rothenberg:...
00:01 2019-06-05

Same Old Roger Federer Shines at the New-Look French Open In his first French Open match in four years, Federer breezed through in straight sets. He walked on court to a standing ovation and finished the same way....
01:00 2019-05-27

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on Sunday."...
06:00 2019-06-10

| Kyrgios right to hate French Open, says Tomic Bernard Tomic suffered a dispiriting exit from Roland Garros and admitted Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios was right to say the tournament 'sucks'....
15:26 2019-05-28

Del Potro finding the right combination at French Open Playing Grand Slam tennis for the first time since fracturing his right knee last year, ninth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round at Roland Garros        ...
16:52 2019-05-28

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

What's in a name? You say French Open; I say Roland Garros The clay-court Grand Slam tournament being played in Paris right now is that rare sporting event with multiple names        ...
10:00 2019-05-30

Muguruza canters into French Open third round Former champion Garbine Muguruza cantered past Swede Johanna Larsson 6-4 6-1 on Wednesday to set up a potentially explosive third-round clash with Elina Svitolina....
18:52 2019-05-29

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open PARIS (AP) — French Open organizers say Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. The reason for the Australian player’s withdrawal was not immediately clear. Last week, the 36th-ranked Kyrgios defaulted and was fined during his second-round match at the Italian Ope...
15:26 2019-05-24

| Strong French contingent set for Mauritius Open A strong contingent of French professionals have confirmed their presence in this year's Mauritius Open as they edge closer to a first French champion....
12:26 2019-09-18

Wozniacki goes from perfect in 1st set to French Open loss Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start her French Open campaign to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previously won a Grand Slam match        ...
15:26 2019-05-27

French Open schedule gets shuffled after rainout With rain wiping out two quarterfinal matches in both the men's and women's singles at the French Open, play will resume Thursday, with semifinals for both likely to be played Friday....
19:26 2019-06-05

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome....
06:13 2019-05-24

Kvitova withdraws from French Open with arm injury Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open on Monday due to an injury to her forearm, hours before her first match at the tournament against Romania's Sorana Cirstea....
12:26 2019-05-27

Halep loses to Anisimova at French Open Amanda Anisimova, 17, crushed defending champion Simona Halep at the French Open to become the youngest semifinalist at Roland Garros since 2006, while Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev in straight sets....
18:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic        ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Serena Williams joins No. 1 Osaka on way out of French Open Serena Williams' quest for a 24th Grand Slam title ended with her earliest loss at a major tournament in five years        ...
20:52 2019-06-01

Choreography comes to clay: No replay review at French Open Leave replay review to other tennis tournaments and other sports: The French Open will stick to the choreography of checking marks on clay when there are disputed calls.        ...
17:00 2019-06-04

Weather gives French Open organizers scheduling headache Four of the survivors in French Open women's singles face the prospect of playing three days in a row to win the title after heavy rain washed out the day's action on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-06

Kvitova withdraws from French Open, hopeful for Wimbledon Petra Kvitova withdrew from the French Open before her first round match on Monday due to an injury to her forearm but the Czech is hopeful she will be able to compete at Wimbledon....
13:52 2019-05-27

Cuevas through to third round after Edmund retires French Open Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas reached the third round of the French Open after Kyle Edmund, the last British man left in the singles draw, retired with a knee injury midway through the third set on Thursday....
16:13 2019-05-30

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
20:26 2019-05-29

The Latest: Zverev pushed to 5 sets again at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Another French Open, another five-setter for No. 5 seed Alexander Zverev, who barely avoided blowing a big lead against John Millman. Zverev struggled on a breezy and occasionally drizzly afternoon in the first round at Rola...
16:39 2019-05-28

Bertens retires from French Open second-round match Dutch fourth seed Kiki Bertens, one of the pre-tournament favorites, retired due to illness from her second-round match against Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova on Wednesday....
19:26 2019-05-29

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-09

French Open trophy gaffe gives Australia another champion When Ash Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the first Australian woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret Court in 1973....
19:00 2019-06-09

French Open fan fights with kid for sweaty towel, is a big jerk You’re never too old to be a superfan — even though you really should be. Tennis fans flocked to Roland Garros for the opening day of the French Open, but rather than be content to soak up the atmosphere of the newly renovated facility in Paris, one fan was far too eager to grab a......
23:26 2019-05-26

The Latest: Federer eases into French Open 2nd round Playing his first match at Roland Garros since 2015, Roger Federer had no problem reaching the second round of the French Open        ...
17:13 2019-05-26

The Latest: Kateryna Kozlova out of French Open with virus French Open organizers say Kateryna Kozlova withdrew from the clay-court Grand Slam because of a viral infection        ...
14:26 2019-05-29

Naomi Osaka escapes after French Open scare Naomi Osaka, the world No. 1, was on the brink of exiting the French Open at the first hurdle before rallying past 90th-ranked Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in three sets....
00:52 2019-05-29

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money In an attempt to better compete with other Grand Slam tournaments, the French Open is renovating and reaching out to young fans, and has increased the prizes....
06:13 2019-05-24

The Latest: Kerber loses in 1st round at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:21 a.m. Angelique Kerber won’t complete a career Grand Slam this year. The three-time Grand Slam winner lost in the first round of the French Open on Sunday, beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Anastasia Potapova on Court Philippe Chatrier. K...
13:01 2019-05-26

Tsitsipas sweats into French Open fourth round Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas dug deep to book his place in the French Open fourth round on Saturday, completing a 7-5 6-3 6-7(5) 7-6(6) victory against Serbian Filip Krajinovic after play was suspended on Friday night....
15:39 2019-06-01

All's well that ends well for No. 1 Naomi Osaka at French Open Naomi Osaka again gets off to a terrible start during the second round at the French Open, and the No. 1 seed again prevails.        ...
00:13 2019-05-31

French Open finalist Vondrousova out in Wimbledon first round French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova was knocked out in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday, the Czech 16th seed beaten 6-4 6-4 by American Madison Brengle....
20:26 2019-07-01

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-07

Wawrinka outlasts Tsitsipas in French Open epic It will be just like old times at the French Open for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, who will meet in the quarterfinals again after completely contrasting victories....
18:52 2019-06-03

Barty too hot for Kenin as Aussie's French Open run continues Ashleigh Barty's impressive run at the French Open continued on Monday when the Australian saw off American Sofia Kenin 6-3 3-6 6-0 to reach the quarter-finals....
18:39 2019-06-03

Teen advances into French Open quarters without losing a set Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 Sunday in just 59 minutes.        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week's Italian Open final....
09:52 2019-05-22

French Open champ Barty up to career-best No. 2 in rankings French Open champion Ash Barty's first Grand Slam title has lifted her to a career-best No. 2 in the WTA rankings        ...
15:26 2019-06-10

World number one Osaka knocked out of French Open World number one Naomi Osaka of Japan was knocked out of the French Open when she lost 6-4 6-2 to Czech Katerina Siniakova in the third round on Saturday....
16:26 2019-06-01

Stephens keen to end Konta run in French Open quarters Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the "neutraliser" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday seeking a first win over the Briton....
10:39 2019-06-04

Many happy returns for Federer at 1st French Open since 2015 Roger Federer returns to refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015 and wins easily        ...
22:26 2019-05-26

French Open draw opens up for all-business Barty Ash Barty has reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time without dropping a set along the way and, even if the Australian says she is not looking too far ahead, a pathway deep into the second week opened up for her on Saturday....
17:13 2019-06-02

Vondrousova demolishes Sevastova to reach French Open last eight Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Grand Slam quarter-finals on Sunday....
17:13 2019-06-02

Serena remains America's best hope at French Open Serena Williams represents the United States' best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she was forced to withdraw from the Italian Open last week with a knee injury....
04:26 2019-05-24

| Federer marches on at French Open, Vondrousova also into quarters Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open...
19:00 2019-06-02

Ash Barty’s unusual journey leads her to French Open win PARIS — Ash Barty decided to take a break from tennis in 2014 to play cricket. After almost two years away, the Australian returned to the tour, and that career choice paid off in a big way Saturday with her first Grand Slam title. The No. 8-seeded Barty took control right at the start of......
19:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Vondrousova moves into French Open semifinals Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has needed four match points to end a four-match losing streak against Petra Martic and reach the semifinals for the French Open        ...
01:26 2019-06-05

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
06:13 2019-05-24

Michael Chang: ‘I chat with Ivan when I see him. But never about the French Open’ Thirty years on from his Paris triumph, the 1989 champion on underarm serving, toppling Lendl and how Tiananmen Square tinged success with sadnessIt is one of the most iconic moments in tennis history. Michael Chang, a young American playing only his fifth grand slam event, was cramping in the final...
14:52 2019-05-23

Roger Federer achieves more milestones at French Open Roger Federer became the first player to play 400 grand slam matches Friday and he marked the occasion by becoming the oldest man in nearly 50 years to reach the fourth round at the French Open after beating Casper Ruud....
18:00 2019-05-31

The Latest: US teen Anisimova into 3rd round at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. American teenager Amanda Anisimova is proving to be a jinx at Grand Slam tournaments for Aryana Sabalenka. After previously beating the 11th-ranked Sabalenka in the third round of the Australian Open in January, the 17-year-...
13:39 2019-05-30

The Latest: Lights to be used at next year's French Open The latest on the French Open: Lights will be installed on the four top show courts for next year's French Open       ...
14:39 2019-06-09

Vondrousova routs Sevastova to reach French Open last eight "Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia\u0027s Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Grand Slam quarter-finals on Sunday."...
13:13 2019-06-02

The Latest: Federer, Wawrinka win in 3 sets at French Open The Latest at the French Open: Roger Federer jokes that he's 'so super old' after winning in straight sets at the French Open        ...
18:39 2019-05-29

2019 French Open: Naomi Osaka Escapes Again After losing the first set and being a break down in the second, the top-ranked Osaka rallied to beat the former No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3....
15:13 2019-05-30

The Latest: Stephens beats Muguruza at French Open Sloane Stephens is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3 of Spain on the fifth match point        ...
20:52 2019-06-02

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
22:13 2019-06-06

WTA 'extremely disappointed' by French Open semi scheduling Women's Tennis Association boss Steve Simon has criticized French Open organizers for scheduling both of the women's semi-finals away from center court....
10:26 2019-06-07

The Latest: Andreescu withdraws from French Open with injury The Latest from the French Open: Bianca Andreescu, the No. 22 seed from Canada, has withdrawn ahead of her second-round match against Sofia Kenin due to a right shoulder injury.        ...
19:52 2019-05-29

No. 1 Naomi Osaka finally starts her French Open on Day 3 PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open. The No. 1-seeded Osaka never has been past the third round in three previous appearances at Roland Garros. She carries a 14-match winning streak at majors into Tuesday. The...
11:39 2019-05-28

Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open "Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this year\u0027s French Open."...
17:00 2019-05-24

French Open bids adieu to much-loved 'Bullring' Few showcourts draw crowds as close to the thunderous power of modern-day tennis as Roland Garros' 'Bullring', a brutalist-but-adored concrete arena that on Saturday is due to host its final singles match before being razed....
22:26 2019-06-01

F1 live stream: how to watch the French Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere It's the eighth race of the 2019 Formula 1 Grand Prix season and this time it's the French tarmac that is set to take a beating. This is the place to be if you want to find out how to live stream F1 action from wherever you are in the world. You can also learn what's happened so far a...
09:00 2019-06-21

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in Paris....
02:13 2019-05-29

Red dirt capital offers green experience at French Open At the heart of the Jardin des Serres botanical exhibition, Roland Garros's new Simonne Mathieu court offers a green experience in tennis' capital of red dirt....
16:52 2019-05-26

Nishikori downs Tsonga to reach French Open third round Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-05-29

Bernard Tomic 'pretty sure' he tried in one-sided French Open defeat Australian falls to Taylor Fritz in just 82 minutesNonchalant and impatient display prompts questionsBernard Tomic has denied not giving it his all despite lasting just 82 minutes against Taylor Fritz in another forgettable French Open for the Australian. The big-serving American made the most of a ...
01:26 2019-05-29

Faultless Roger Federer eases into French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
17:39 2019-06-02

The Latest: Wawrinka tops Tsitsipas in 5 sets at French Open Stan Wawrinka edged Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 after 5 hours, 9 minutes to reach the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in two years        ...
20:26 2019-06-02

The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Simonne-Mathieu court at Roland Garros        ...
12:39 2019-05-26

French Open 2019: Tsonga left holding baby "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga easied into the French Open second round with a 7-6 6-1 4-6 6-3 win over Peter Gojowczyk before being asked to pose for a photo with a baby."...
20:13 2019-05-27

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest....
22:13 2019-08-24

French Open glance: Keys, Kenin, Anisimova eye quarterfinals A quick look at the French Open: 3 Americans will try to join Sloane Stephens in the women's quarterfinals        ...
01:26 2019-06-03

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

French Open: Roger Federer cruises through against Leonardo Mayer • Swiss No 3 seed beats Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-3, 6-3• Britain’s Joe Salisbury reaches doubles quarter-finalsRoger Federer continued his straightforward progress through the French Open draw with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer on Sunday.Federer, the No 3 seed, is one of three...
20:00 2019-06-02