French Open: Iga Swiatek’s safety net on clay a big confidence booster

Iga Swiatek goes into Saturday’s French Open final as the overwhelming favourite having won the title twice at Roland Garros and knowing she has a safety net on clay. Poland’s Iga Swiatek celebrates after winning against Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia at the end of their women’s singles semi-final match(AFP) The world number one ran into … Read more

Alcaraz vs Djokovic, French Open semifinal Live Streaming: When and where to watch live tennis match on TV, online

World no. 1 Carlos Alcaraz will take on world no. 3 Novak Djokovic in the men’s singles semi-final of the ongoing French Open, on Friday. This will be the first time that the duo will be facing each other at a Grand Slam, and only the second time in their careers. Last year, a 19-year-old … Read more

How blockbuster Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic French Open semifinal clash will decide battle for World No. 1 crown

Four players had set out at the start of the fortnight in Paris to claim the ATP World No.1 crown – Carlos Alcaraz, the incumbent title holder, Novak Djokovic, who held the crown for the record longest time in men’s singles tennis, former No.1 Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas. As the 2023 French Open reaches … Read more

French Open: Beatriz Haddad Maia takes positives from best Grand Slam run

Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia was in good spirits despite her 6-2 7-6(7) semi-final loss to Iga Swiatek at the French Open on Thursday following the best two weeks of her career. Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia reacts after a point as she plays against Poland’s Iga Swiatek during their women’s singles semi-final match(AFP) The 27-year-old, who … Read more

Novak Djokovic’s staggering Rafael Nadal remark on Carlos Alcaraz ahead of French Open semifinal clash

World tennis or French Open crowd in particular will be in for a treat on Friday evening when Novak Djokovic will be up against world no.1 Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-final match on Court Philippe Chatrier, aiming for a place in the final. It has been the match that all have been waiting for since … Read more

French Open: World No. 1 Iga Swiatek eases past Haddad Maia in semis, defending champion to face Muchova in final

World no. 1 and defending champion Iga Swiatek cruised past Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2 7(9)-6(7) in straight sets in the women’s singles semi-final of the French Open, on Thursday. The Polish star was at her best, but was made to work hard by her Brazilian opponent in a thrilling match. French: Poland’s Iga Swiatek in … Read more

Zverev, Ruud and a French renaissance

As Alexander Zverev tested every ounce of Rafael Nadal’s clay-court skills in two highly-competitive sets for three hours and counting in last year’s French Open semi-final, Casper Ruud braced for a long night of watching and waiting to know his final opponent. French Open: Alexander Zverev in action.(AFP) “All of a sudden it ended his … Read more

French Open: Muchova stuns reigning Australian Open champ Sabalenka to reach maiden career Grand Slam final

World no. 42 Karolina Muchova sealed a thrilling 7(7)-6(5) 6(5)-7(7) 7-5 victory against Aryna Sabalenka in the women’s singles semi-finals of the ongoing French Open, at the Philippe-Chatrier Court in Paris. In what turned out to be a roller coaster first set, Muchova edged to a 7(7)-6(5) win in the first set. Karolina Muchova of … Read more

French Open: Japan’s Miyu Kato gets over women’s doubles disqualification with mixed doubles title

Japan’s Miyu Kato put her French Open women’s doubles disqualification behind her as she captured the Roland Garros mixed doubles crown with Germany’s Tim Puetz on Thursday. The pair rallied to beat Canada’s Bianca Andreescu and New Zealander Michael Venus 4-6 6-4 (10-6) in the final on Court Philippe Chatrier. Japan’s Miyu Kato, left, and … Read more

Internet sleuths uncover tennis’ newest power couple

Watch out tennis world, there’s a new power couple and they’re taking over the internet. Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas and Spanish star Paula Badosa have set tongues wagging online with fans believing the two have become one. Stream Over 50 Sports Live & On-Demand with Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now > … Read more

Norway’s Ruud battles past Rune again to book French Open last four spot

Norway’s fourth seed Casper Ruud battled past 20-year-old Holger Rune of Denmark 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 on Wednesday for the second consecutive year to reach the French Open semi-finals. Norway’s Casper Ruud celebrates winning during his quarter final match against Denmark’s Holger Rune (REUTERS) The pair had met at the same stage in a bad-tempered … Read more

French Open 2023: Coco Gauff knocked out by defending champion Iga Swiatek

Iga Swiatek beat Coco Gauff in a repeat of the 2022 final to a book a place for herself in the last four. The Polish defending champion romped to a 6-4, 6-2 win. Swiatek will now take on Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia in the last four as she continues her bid for a third crown … Read more