Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of French Open Due to Wrist Injury

Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of French Open Due to Wrist Injury Murray Wawrinka Move Up

 May 28, 2016   R K Gupta

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After playing his first two matches with great authority, 9-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2016 French Open with a wrist injury. The Spaniard, who logged his 200th win in Grand Slam matches on Thursday, after beating Facundo Bagnis of Argentina, announced that he could not play his third round match […]

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Andy Murray Fights

Andy Murray Fights Another Five-Set Fire in Less than 24 Hours at Roland Garros

 May 26, 2016   R K Gupta

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The Scotsman could be out of his wits. It was 10 days ago, when he blew away world no.1 Novak Djokovic at Rome and now this. On second and third day, Murray had to deal with a born-again Radek Stepanek, currently ranked 129 in the world before breathing a sigh of relief that was short-lived […]

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Roland Garros Stories

Roland Garros Stories on Enhanced Prize Money Ball Kids Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal

 May 6, 2016   R K Gupta

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Year’s second Grand Slam at Roland Garros in Paris is still some time away but the buzz has already begun. Every year, thousands flock to the glamorous French capital and add more glamour by their presence at several courts of RG. Tournament controller French Tennis Federation has a new director-general Jeremy Botton and tournament director […]

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Wawrinka Shatters Djokovic’s Dreams, Claims the French Open Title

 June 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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The one potent weapon that Stan Wawrinka employed against the world no.1 Novak Djokovic in the final was the one-handed backhand. He misfired on a few occasions but by and large, he was consistent in its execution. After losing the first set, Wawrinka roared back in the game to nullify Djokovic’s powerful onslaught in the […]

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French Crown Serena

Serena Clinches a Dramatic French Crown and 20th Grand Slam, Djokovic Plays Wawrinka for Men’s Title on Sunday

 June 7, 2015   R K Gupta

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The world no.1 American Serena Williams did not play her best tennis in the final. Regardless, she looked like taking the title game in two sets in just under an hour. But the 13th seeded Lucie Safarova delayed the inevitable by taking advantage of three double faults from the top seed in the second set […]

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Stanislas Wawrinka

Wawrinka Awaits His Final Opponent As Storm Suspends Djokovic-Murray Semifinal at Roland Garros.

 June 6, 2015   R K Gupta

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Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka reached his second career Grand Slam final by edging out home favorite and extremely demanding Jo Wilfried-Tsonga. Though Wawrinka took the first set, the Frenchman didn’t give in easily and fought back to take the second on tiebreak. After another set also went to the tiebreak in Wawrinka’s favor, Tsonga couldn’t force […]

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French Open Title

Lucie Safarova to Challenge Serena for the French Open Title

 June 5, 2015   R K Gupta

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In an amazing display, Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova beat Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic in women’s semifinal to meet 19-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams for the French Open Crown. In a match that saw emotions flying, high quality tennis from both players delighted the fans. The match could have gone either way but Safarova edged out […]

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French Open Day 11: Djokovic Dethrones King-of-Clay, Serena, Murray, Bacsinszky Enter Semifinals

 June 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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On 11th day of the French Open, 9-time Rafael Nadal lost his second match in 11 years. On the clay courts of Roland Garros, where the Spaniard played like a king for years, it required the force of world’s best tennis player to end the emperor’s superb reign. Djokovic, who has won all over the […]

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Roger Federer

Federer Fails in QF, Tsonga Raises French Hopes, Ana Ivanovic in Semifinals

 June 3, 2015   R K Gupta

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Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori lost their quarterfinal matches on Tuesday at the 2015 French Open. In blustery conditions at Suzanne Lenglen, the world no.2 was eliminated by his pal and Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka, who packed too much power in his shot-making and left Federer stranded on several occasions. This is the third […]

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Sharapova and Kvitova Exit on a Blockbuster Monday at Roland Garros, Serena Williams and Men’s Big Four in Quarters

 June 2, 2015   R K Gupta

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On an action-filled 9th day at French Open, each one of men’s ‘Big Four’ and world no.1 Serena Williams won their matches to enter quarterfinals. However, reigning women’s champions Maria Sharapova got unlucky to lose against Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova. Roger Federer had his match completed against Frenchman Gael Monfils and entered the quarterfinal to […]

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