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#french open

# french-open - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From The42 Spanish tennis player strongly denies match-fixing allegations Claim

Spanish tennis player strongly denies match-fixing allegations

Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed.

# french-open - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal Master

'I was down mentally and physically' before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal

Unstoppable Nadal made history with remarkable 12th French Open title yesterday.

# french-open - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title King Of Clay

Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title

Dominic Thiem produced a fine display, but the Austrian was ultimately well beaten at Roland Garros.

From The42 'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands' French Open

'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands'

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia’s 46-year year wait for a French Open title on Saturday.

# french-open - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager Champion

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

From The42 Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal Over And Out

Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal

Djokovic was bidding to join Rod Laver in the Grand Slam history books, but came up short on Saturday.

# french-open - Friday 7 June, 2019

From The42 Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final Rafa

Nadal powers past Federer into 12th French Open final

It was the Spaniard’s first win over his old rival in five years.

From The42 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Speaking Out

'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros

The French Open women’s semi-finals were played in front of half-empty venues on Friday.

# french-open - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage' Washout

'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage'

Sexism row stirs as women’s French Open semi-finals are moved away from showpiece court in ‘unfair and inappropriate’ rescheduling.

From The42 Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal Fab Four

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.

From The42 Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final Roland Garros

Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final

The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.

From The42 17-year-old American stuns defending champion Halep at Roland Garros Teenage Dreams

17-year-old American stuns defending champion Halep at Roland Garros

Amanda Anisimova is through to the French Open semi-finals.

# french-open - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache Wipe Out

Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache

No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

# french-open - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

From The42 Federer and Nadal to meet in French Open semi-final after Swiss sees off Wawrinka Roland Garros

Federer and Nadal to meet in French Open semi-final after Swiss sees off Wawrinka

Federer beat Wawrinka in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the 2019 French Open.

From The42 Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place Roland Garros

Sloane Stephens exits French Open as magnificent Konta books first semi-final place

Stephens’ hopes of going one better than last year in Paris were ended by an inspired Johanna Konta.

# french-open - Monday 3 June, 2019

From The42 Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses Wrap

Djokovic storms into 10th successive French Open quarter-final as Halep also progresses

The world number one comfortably defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.

# french-open - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From The42 Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion Wrap

Nadal books quarter-final spot after 90th Roland Garros win as Federer awaits 2015 champion

Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens will face Johanna Konta for a place in the semi-finals of the French Open after defeating Garbine Muguruza.

# french-open - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From The42 'There was a weight on me' - Top seed on stress-induced headaches after French Open exit Under The Weather

'There was a weight on me' - Top seed on stress-induced headaches after French Open exit

Naomi Osaka lost out to Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the tournament at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Friday 31 May, 2019

From The42 Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open Masterful

Federer wins record 400th Grand Slam match as second seed Pliskova crashes out of French Open

Meanwhile, Rafa Nadal survived a blip on his way to a fourth round berth.

# french-open - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From The42 Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# french-open - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From The42 Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail 12 Calling

Defending champion Nadal powers on in Paris, battling Tsitsipas and Pliskova also prevail

Nadal is on the hunt for a record-extending 12th French Open title.

# french-open - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Osaka: First-round scare was the most nervous I've ever been on court Me Nerves

Osaka: First-round scare was the most nervous I've ever been on court

The 21-year-old has attributed her sloppy display on Tuesday to the kind of nerves she has not yet experienced in her career.

From The42 Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# french-open - Monday 27 May, 2019

From The42 Defending champ Nadal opens record-extending Roland Garros bid positively as Wozniacki crashes out French Open

# french-open - Sunday 26 May, 2019

From The42 'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory Welcome Return

'I missed it so much' - Federer ends four-year Paris absence with victory

The 2009 champions will now meet German Oscar Otte for a place in the third round.

From The42 Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit Upset

Grand Slam dream dies for fifth seed Kerber after shock first round French Open exit

The reigning Wimbledon champion was beaten by world number 81, Anastasia Potapova.

# french-open - Monday 17 December, 2018

From The42 WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019 Tennis

WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019

New rule change means women will now be allowed to wear leggings or compression shorts without a skirt, dress or shorts over them.

# french-open - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Gosh, I love it. This is a beautiful place' - Bubba says 2011 comments on France taken out of context

Watson had made his remarks after missing the cut at the 2011 French Open.

# french-open - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From The42 Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director Controversy

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director

The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.

# french-open - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The42 World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round Upset

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round

Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.

# french-open - Saturday 25 August, 2018

French Open bans Serena's 'Black Panther' catsuit

The player said the suit helped her to prevent blood clots.

# french-open - Thursday 28 June, 2018

From The42 McDowell finishes first round of French Open just one shot off the lead Le Champ Champ

McDowell finishes first round of French Open just one shot off the lead

Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry are also in action in Paris.

# french-open - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot Roland Garros

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# french-open - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare World Number One

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

# french-open - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam French Open

World number one Halep battles back to claim elusive first Grand Slam

Having failed to win her previous three major finals, Halep was not to be denied in Paris.

# french-open - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris French Open

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# french-open - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals Roland Garros

World number 72 stuns Novak Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals

Marco Cecchinato made history in Paris on Tuesday and will face Dominic Thiem for a place in the final.

From The42 'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal On The Up

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# french-open - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown French Open

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# french-open - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From The42 Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course French Open

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic on Roland Garros collision course

Zverev has reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final, while Djokovic cruises into his 12th French Open quarter.

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