Tag: French Open

Rafael Nadal will face Alexander Zverev in the French Open semifinals on Friday. (Image: Getty)

Rafael Nadal Rolling Toward 14th French Open Title, Faces Zverev in Semifinals

Rafael Nadal stands two wins away from a record-extending 14th French Open championship, but will have to get past young star Alexander Zverev in their semifinal matchup on Friday. Nadal comes into that match as a -360 favorite over Zverev (+280), according to DraftKings Sportsbook. Nadal outlasts Djokovic in quarterfinal […]

Novak Djokovic (left) stunned Rafael Nadal (right) in four sets on Friday to reach the 2021 French Open final. (Image: Reuters)

Djokovic Stuns Nadal, Favored Over Tsitsipis in French Open Final

Novak Djokovic handed Rafael Nadal only his third career loss at Roland Garros on Friday to reach the French Open final and end the Spaniard’s bid for a 21st Grand Slam title. Djokovic overcame losing the first set to beat Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in front of a […]

Iga Swiatek (pictured) fell to Maria Sakkari at the French Open on Wednesday, ending her bid for a second straight title at Roland Garros. (Image: AP)

Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff Both Drop Quarterfinal Matches at French Open

Defending French Open champion Iga Swiatek saw her run toward back-to-back titles come to a sudden end on Wednesday after No. 17 seed Maria Sakkari knocked her out in their quarterfinal matchup. Sakkari scored a 6-4, 6-4 win to end the 20-year-old Swiatek’s bid for a second Grand Slam title. […]

Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open before her second-round match due to an Achilles injury. (Image: Martin Bureau/AFP)

French Open Flameouts: Serena Withdraws, Azarenka, Gauff Lose in Second Round

Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open before her second-round match on Wednesday, one of several prominent women to bow out on the day. Williams announced she was dropping out of the tournament due to a left Achilles injury, handing a walkover victory to Bulgarian wild card Tsvetana Pironkova. Serena […]